All Fiscal Year 1985 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 1985.
  • December 31, 1985

    Foam Bath Blocks Recalled

    In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the stores listed below today announced a voluntary recall of soft bath blocks they sold beginning about August, 1985. These bath blocks pose a potential danger if small children bite off pieces large enough to lodge in their throats and cause them to choke or suffocate. To date, these products are not known to have caused any such injuries.

  • December 18, 1985

    C.K. Enterprises Recalls Children's Jogging Suits

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and C.K. Enterprises, Richmond, California, today announced a voluntary recall of children's jogging suits sold by the firm. Approximately 6,200 units were imported from Hong Kong and sold nationwide. The jogging suits are identified as style 4061 and the firm has agreed to provide a full refund to consumers who return the jogging suits to the retail stores where they were purchased.

  • December 10, 1985

    Toastmaster Recalls 13,000 Edison Humidifiers

    In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toastmaster Inc. of Columbia, Missouri today announced the voluntary recall of approximately 13,000 'Edison Compact Tabletop Humidifiers, Models 534041B and 534042. These electrically operated humidifiers may contain a defective motor which could overheat and present a fire hazard. The Commission staff believes that product ignition could create an increased risk of injury, since humidifiers are often operated at night or while consumers are asleep.

  • December 10, 1985

    Dangerous Toys Seized By U.S. Marshal In Phoenix

    The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that on December 6, the United States Marshal's Office in Phoenix, Arizona seized almost 4,600 banned "clacker ball" toys. The toys, labeled "KER-BANGERS," are a hand-held novelty item consisting of two plastic balls connected by a cord to a plastic handle. When the hand is raised and lowered, the balls "clack" or bang against each other in an arc. Despite the claim on the package that the "KER-BANGERS" are "SHATTERPROOF," when the Consumer Product Safety Commission tested these toys, the balls either shattered or cracked. In addition, many of the handles broke. Consumers who have "KER-BANGERS" should promptly throw them away.

  • December 05, 1985

    Baby Toys Recalled Because Of Choking Hazard

     In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, F.J. STRAUSS CO., INC., North Bergen, New Jersey, today announced a voluntary recall of three styles of baby toys because of the danger of choking or suffocation to infants and young children. Since March of 1984, approximately 2,585 dozens of these baby toys have been sold for approximately $2.50 to $5.00 nationwide.

  • December 05, 1985

    Danara Baby Crib Exercisers Recalled Because of Lead Hazard

    In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Danara International, Ltd., South Hackensack, New Jersey, today announced a voluntary recall of two styles of baby crib exercisers because of excess levels of lead in the paint on the products. A crib exercisers is intended to be fastened to the two side rails of a crib and suspended over the mattress so that an infant lying in the crib can look at and play with the exerciser. Since April 1981, approximately 100,000 of these crib exercisers have been sold for approximately $8.00 each through stores nationwide.

  • December 03, 1985

    Garbage Hauler Repairs Large Bins To Meet Federal Safety Standard

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that a commercial refuse hauler in Florida has brought into compliance seven large unstable slant-sided metal refuse bins of the type that are banned by federal law because they have tipped over and crushed children.

  • November 29, 1985

    Cannondale Recalls Bicycle Forks

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Cannondale Corporation of Georgetown, Connecticut, has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 5,000 forks used on its Model SR900, SR600 and SRSOO bicycles and Model SF900 and SF500 framesets. The estimated retail cost of these bicycles ranged between $595 and $995.

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