All Fiscal Year 1984 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 1984.
  • May 23, 2012

    CPSC Announces Recall Of Certain Stuffed Chicks And Ducklings

    The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and New Angles, Inc., Ventura, California, announce the recall of stuffed chicks and ducklings preserved with the poison, arsenic. 150 chicks and ducklings were distributed in floral arrangements to 58 floral shops nationwide during 1984. These arrangements are labeled with a sticker that warns customers of the presence of arsenic. All 58 floral shops are being advised by New Angles, Inc., to stop selling arrangements containing arsenic preserved birds.

  • May 23, 2012

    Tragedies From Recalled Bassett Cribs Continue

    A crib that has been the subject of an intensive recall effort since 1978 was involved in two additional strangulation deaths in the past year. In August 1983, a thirteen- month-old girl in the Sacramento, California, area, died from allegedly becoming entrapped in the headboard cutout pattern of a Candlelite Crib manufactured by Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. In January, 1983, a fifteen-month-old Kansas City, Missouri, area boy died when his head and neck allegedly became entrapped in the Candlelite headboard.

  • December 31, 1984

    Monterey Laboratories, Inc., To Recall Certain Pacifiers

    In cooperation with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Monterey Laboratories, Inc., of Las Vegeas, Nevada today announced a voluntary recall affecting approximately 143 dozen pacifiers whose nipple may tear away from the pacifier while in use. The potential defect could result in a child either swallowing the nipple or inhaling the nipple into its windpipe. The design of the INF-920 has now been improved so that this potentially hazardous condition has been eliminated. Neither CPSC or Monterey has received reports of any injuries to consumers resulting from this potential defect.

  • December 28, 1984

    Replacement Program Offered For Columbia Parkcycle Front Forks

    In voluntary cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Columbia Manufacturing Company of Westfield, Massachusetts announces a continuation of its free replacement program involving the front forks of 15,390 Parkcycles (children's sidewalk bicycles) manufactured between August 1 and November 1, 1983. The Commission is aware of 2 complaints of lacerations and contusions of the face resulting from children falling from these Parkcycles and approximately 30 reports of front fork failure that did not involve injury. All but one of these incidents were brought to CPSC's attention by Columbia.

  • December 19, 1984

    Diversified Products (DP) Announces Racquetball Racquet Replacement/Refund Program

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Diversified Products Corporation, known nationally as "DP", and headquartered in Opelika, Alabama, is voluntarily offering to refund or replace certain older aluminum frame racquets sold under the brand name "Leach", and refurbish certain older Leach plastic-molded models used for playing racquetball.

  • November 06, 1984

    Dart Drug Stores Inc. Recalls Nine Inch Oscillating "Snow" Fan

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dart Drug Stores Inc., Landover, Maryland, is recalling 3,000 Model CYHD-103 "Snow" brand nine inch oscillating fans it sold in 1983. Though no incidents of fire or injury have been reported, Dart Drug Stores, Inc. is recalling the fans in the interest of consumer safety. The Commission staff believes that some of the fans may have a defective 2-speed control switch which could result in overheating of the motor and ignition of the plastic parts of the fan, and that some fans could present a fire hazard.

  • November 06, 1984

    Peoples Drug Stores Recalls Certain Nine Inch Oscillating Fans

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Peoples Drug Stores, Incorporated, Alexandria, Virginia, is recalling certain Model CYHD-103 "APL", "SNOW", and "KING" brand nine inch oscillating fans it sold in 1982 and 1983. The Commission staff believes that a fire hazard exists because the 2-speed control switch may fail and cause overheating of the motor and ignition of the motor case and other plastic parts of the fan.

  • November 06, 1984

    Nine Inch Oscillating "Snow" Fan Recalled

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Collins Co. Ltd., Secaucus, New Jersey, to-day announced the voluntary recall of 26,000 model CYHD-103 "Snow" brand nine inch 2-speed oscillating fans. These fans were sold by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. of Bentonville, Arkansas, and Wal-Mart has agreed to assist in the recall program. The Commission staff believes that some of the fans may have a defective 2-speed control switch which could result in overheating of the fan motor and ignition of the plastic motor case, and that the product therefore presents a fixe hazard.

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