China Product Hazard Monthly Summary Bulletin, April 2013

The monthly bulletin is a digest of Chinese-made products recalled in the U.S. It is published primarily to help Chinese suppliers avoid similar safety issues in products made for the U.S. market.
June 04, 2013

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The China Product Hazard Monthly Summary Bulletin advises Chinese manufacturers of the most commonly occurring hazards posed by products they produced such as excessive lead levels in children’s products, choking hazards caused by children’s upper outerwear garments with drawstrings, and others. More information on specific cases listed below is available by clicking on the link or going to CPSC’s Recalls page.

 

Recall #

Description of Hazard

13-179

Defective wiring of chandelier can conduct electricity to metal parts, posing an electric shock hazard.

13-178

Lasagna pan can break, causing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.

13-177

Belt on girl’s three-piece clothing set vest can become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and poses an entanglement hazard.

13-176

Pink coloring on bunny ears of forks and spoons can come off, posing choking and ingestion hazards to babies.

13-175

Joint locking mechanism of lamp can fail, causing the lamp to collapse and the electrical cord to spark. This poses injury and shock hazards.

13-173

Frog face and feet on socks can detach, posing choking hazard to infants and young children. 

13-172

Studs and clasps on children’s pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and small children.

13-171

Defective wire connector of heated jacket can cause the liner to overheat, posing a burn hazard.

13-170

Handlebar of tricycle can loosen during use, causing the rider to lose control and posing crash and fall hazards.

13-169

Pegs on puzzle can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

13-732

When swallowed, high-powered magnets can link inside children’s intestines and cause internal injuries that can pose serious lifelong health effects.

13-731

When swallowed, high-powered magnets can link inside children’s intestines and cause internal injuries that can pose serious lifelong health effects.

13-167

Zipper of infant clothing can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

13-166

Flowers and bows on baby socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

13-165

Lock on vault can fail, allowing unintended access.

13-163

Riser cable does not meet fire resistance standards, posing fire hazard.

13-162

Ride-on toys can unexpectedly accelerate, causing the ride to lose control, posing a fall hazard.

13-160

Capacitor of freezer’s circuitry can overheat, posing a fire hazard.