A line of cribs with a defect that can cause injury to a baby are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Other products include defective lighting fixtures and bicycle components.
Here’s a more detailed look:
DETAILS: DaVinci brand full-size cribs including the Reagan crib (model #M2801), the Emily crib, (model #M4791), the Jamie crib (model #M7301), and the Jenny Lind crib (model #M7391) manufactured from May 2012 through December 2012. The model number, serial number and manufacture date are printed on a label affixed to the bottom right hand side panel of the crib. They were sold at Target and juvenile products stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from May 2012 to December 2013. More details on the specific serial numbers involved in the recall can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Bexco-Recalls-DaVinci-Brand-Cribs/
WHY: A metal bracket that connects the mattress support to the crib can break, creating an uneven sleeping surface or a gap. If this occurs, a baby can become entrapped in the crib, fall or suffer lacerations from the broken metal bracket.
INCIDENTS: 10 reports of the mattress support brackets detaching. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 11,660 in the U.S. and 40 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call DaVinci at 888-673-6652 PST Monday through Friday or visit www.davincibaby.com/safetyrecall3 or www.davincibaby.com and click on “Safety Recall” for more information.
DETAILS: Cooper Lighting, Portfolio and Utilitech fluorescent lighting fixtures. This recall involves indoor 2-light fluorescent light fixtures that range in size from 18 inches to 4 feet long. A date code between 182 11 (July 1, 2011) and 090 15 (March 31, 2015) is affixed to the fixture near the ballast in a DDD YY format. Catalog and model numbers are located on the second line of a label affixed to the inside of the fixture. Catalog and model numbers included in the recall: DLE217RLP, DLE217RLPB, DLE 232RLP, DLE232RLPB, SL232R, SL232R/1, SL232RPC, SL232RTP, SLNR232R, SLNR232R/1, SLNR232RCHR, SLW232R, SLW232R/1, SNF115R, SNF117R, SNF125R, SNF217R, SSF217R, WP217R, WP217RNKLLU, WP232R, WP232RLU, WP232RNKL, WP232RNKLLU and WP232RNKLRL. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Lowe’s, Menards, Mills Fleet Farm, True Value and other retail stores nationwide from July 2011 through April 2015.
WHY: The socket can overheat, arc and melt, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: Seven reports of sockets overheating, melting or arcing. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1.62 million in the U.S. and 27,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Cooper Lighting 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or visit www.cooperlighting.com and click on “Safety Notices” under the Resources tab for more information.
DETAILS: Specialized Body Geometry Pedal Axle Extenders that are used to extend the outward reach of the pedals. They are sold in pairs and mount directly into the bicycle crank arms. Pedal extenders are made of stainless steel and fit a 9/16 inch pedal thread. They are labeled with an “L” and an “R”. They were sold at authorized Specialized retailers and online at www.specialized.com from January 2009 to June 2015.
WHY: The Pedal Axle Extenders can break, and the rider can lose control, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: 10 reports of the pedal extenders breaking, including two reports of minor injuries, involving scrapes and bruises.
HOW MANY: About 6,500 in the U.S. and 380 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Specialized at 800-722-4423 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST Monday through Friday, or visit www.specialized.com and click on the Safety Notices link under the Support column on the bottom.
DETAILS: A nut chopper sold by Avon. The recalled nut chopper is 7 1/2 inches tall and has clear plastic upper and lower chambers connected by an orange plastic grinding mechanism. The product identification number found on the outside of the Nut Chopper individual, corrugated box packaging was F3730731 and the brochure number was 978-044. They were sold by independent Avon sales representatives nationwide and online at Avon.com from June 2013 through December 2013.
WHY: The tines of the grinding mechanism can break and these fragments can fall into the food being chopped, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Seven reports of the chopper bending or breaking, including two instances in which the tine fragments were found in the food prepared by the consumer but not swallowed. There have been no reports of injury.
HOW MANY: About 27,000 in the U.S. and 5,100 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Avon Products at 877-217-5076 (English) or 877-217-5077 (Espa