China Product Hazard Monthly Summary Bulletin, January 2013

Month recall bulletin for China product hazards
February 05, 2013

《中文》

 

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

13-113

Openings between the metal rails of bunk bed end structures are greater than allowed in the standard, posing a risk of entrapment or asphyxiation.

13-112

High-powered magnets in a desk toy pose a hazard of severe injury or death if two or more magnets are swallowed.  They can link together inside a child's intestines across body tissues.

13-111

High-powered magnets in a desk toy pose a hazard of severe injury or death if two or more magnets are swallowed.  They can link together inside a child's intestines across body tissues.

13-107

Enclosure netting surrounding trampolines can break, injuring children who fall through the netting.

13-104

Inner wrist cuffs of heated adult jackets can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

13-720

Temperature and humidity sensors for buildings can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

13-100

Resistance bands used for exercise can detach from the mesh cloth loop handles, posing an injury hazard to the user and those nearby.

13-719

Reclining chair can tip over backwards when used in its fully reclined position, posing a fall hazard.

13-099

On/off foot switch on floor lamps can fail and melt, resulting in shock and fire hazards.

13-097

Hand-held air mister may shatter during use, posing a laceration hazard.

13-096

Weld on the backrest adjustment brackets of weightlifting workbench can break, posing an injury hazard.

13-095

Children’s pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries.

13-092

Button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards.

13-089

Rechargeable batteries used to heat jackets have a cell defect that can cause overheating, posing a fire hazard.

13-087

Mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of infant sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product.

13-086

Hooks attaching the cocking rope to the crossbow string can break and cause it to recoil, posing a laceration hazard.