NEW YORK (AP) — More than 140,000 night lights are being recalled because they can overheat and spark a fire. Other recalled consumer products this week include strollers with a foam piece that could be detrimental and dressers that need to be secured to a wall.
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DETAILS: Battery-operated Circo Night Lights sold at Target stores nationwide and Target.com from October 2014 through May 2015. The night light collection includes a pink hedgehog, a blue bird, a yellow rocket, an orange dino egg, a white soccer ball and a green shark. The model numbers are printed on the bottom side of the night lights. The hedgehog has model number 060-02-1397, the bird has model number 060-02-1398, the rocket has model number 060-02-1399, the dino egg has model number 060-02-1400, the soccer ball has model number 060-02-1401, and the shark has model number 060-02-1402.
WHY: The battery can overheat and cause the night light to melt, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the night lights overheating, including one report of a fire that damaged a consumer’s dresser, wall and plug-in. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 143,000.
FOR MORE: Call Target at 800-440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or visit www.target.com and on the bottom of the home page under the “Help” section, click on the “Product Recalls” link or the Recall Tab via the firm’s Facebook page.
DETAILS: UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ, 2015 VISTA strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat. For CRUZ strollers, the UPPAbaby name and logo are printed on the side of the canopy and “CRUZ” is printed in white lettering on the handlebars of the stroller. For VISTA strollers “VISTA” is printed in white lettering on the handlebars of the stroller and UPPAbaby is printed across the bottom diagonal rail of the stroller frame next to a black, fabric basket. The RumbleSeat is a separate seat attachment that can be attached to the stroller frame. RumbleSeats have manufacture dates stamped on the bottom of the seat from September 2014 through May 2015. The RumbleSeat comes in various colors and allows the child to ride rear facing, forward facing or reclined. All of the strollers and RumbleSeats have a foam bumper bar across the middle of the product for the child to hold. The products were sold from December 2014 through July 2015.
Details on models an serial numbers can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/UPPAbaby-Recalls-Strollers-and-RumbleSeats/
WHY: The strollers’ and RumbleSeats’ bumper bar poses a choking hazard when a child bites the bumper bar and removes a piece of the foam covering.
INCIDENTS: 22 reports of children biting off a piece of the bumper bar foam. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 71,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call UPPAbaby customer service at 844-540-8694 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.UPPAbaby.com and click on “Safety Notice” on the lower right hand corner of the page for more information.
CHESTS AND DRESSERS
DETAILS: IKEA MALM 3- and 4-drawer chests and two styles of MALM 6- drawer chests, and other chests and dressers. The items are part of a repair program that includes a free wall anchoring kit.
WHY: Chests and dressers can tip over if not attached to the wall, posing an entrapment hazard.
INCIDENTS: Reports of two children who died after MALM chests tipped over and fell on them. Consumers should immediately stop using all IKEA children’s chests and dressers taller than 23
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