All Fiscal Year 1986 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 1986.
  • December 22, 1986

    Norelco Recalls Rechargeable Electric Shaver Stands

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, "Norelco" Consumer Products Division announced a voluntary recall/replacement program for stands included with model HP 1337 and HP 1323 rechargeable electric shavers produced in 1986, due to a possible shock or minor burn hazard associated with the rechargeable a shaver stand. Shaver stands produced before 1986 are not known to contain this hazard, which occurs on initial use only.

  • December 19, 1986

    Replacement Program Announced For Roadmaster Corporation 12" Sidewalk Bicycles W/Plastic Wheels

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, the Roadmaster Corporation of Olney, Illinois today announces a voluntary replacement program involving several thousand plastic "mag" wheels on boys and girls models 9693-KM & 7973-KM 12" sidewalk bicycles. The hazard involves a wheel breakage problem which may occur when the tire is inflated significantly beyond the recommended inflation pressure.

  • December 19, 1986

    Apparel Industries, Inc. Recalls Women's Fashion Tops

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Apparel Industries, Inc., New York, New York today announced a voluntary recall of women's oversized fashion tops sold by the firm. Approximately 26,000 units were imported from Portugal and sold nationwide. The tops are identified as styles 3403, 3419 and 3419P and the firm has agreed to provide a full refund to consumers who return the tops to the retail stores where they were purchased.

  • December 03, 1986

    Flying Toy Helicopter Being Recalled

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, M.W. Kasch Company, Mequon, Wisconsin is recalling a flying toy helicopter called Model No. WL 322 Flying Copter. Approximately 30,000 "Flying Copters" were distributed by the firm during the past 2 l/2 years nationwide. This toy has previously been recalled by other companies who have marketed it. The toy, imported by many firms, has been responsible for eye injuries and facial lacerations. Some of the injuries have resulted in permanent blindness in one eye.

  • November 24, 1986

    Stuffed Toy Bears Recalled Because Of Small Parts

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Superior Toy and Novelty Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri and NIKE Inc., of Beaverton, Ore. today announced the voluntary recall of approximately 25,000 stuffed toy bears because they have small parts which could present a choking hazard.

  • November 18, 1986

    Electra Plastics Recalls Toy Train With Small Parts

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Electra-Plastics, Inc., of Newark, New Jersey is recalling the Romper Room Animal Train No. H732R, because the three small balls in the train are small parts and present a choking hazard to children.

  • November 12, 1986

    Certain Voltron Lion Toys To Be Recalled And Exchanged Because Of A Potential Lead Paint Hazard

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a warning about a potential lead paint hazard to consumers who purchased certain Deluxe Voltron Lion robot toys and Miniature Voltron Lion robot toys distributed by Matchbox Toys (USA), Ltd. of Moonachie, Jersey and manufactured in Taiwan for Bandai Co., Ltd. Certain paints on the metal parts on both sizes of Voltron Lions contain levels of lead which are higher than that which is allowed by law. These toys are, therefore, banned. Approximately 203,000 complete sets and 424,000 pieces of Deluxe Voltron Lions and 866,000 Miniature Voltron Lions made in Taiwan were sold to consumers nationwide since July, 1985. Those manufactured in Japan do not contain excessive levels of lead. The Deluxe Voltron Lions set sold for approximately $60.00 to $90.00. The Miniature Voltron Lion sold for approximately $12.00 to $15.00.

  • November 10, 1986

    "McDonald's and CPSC Announce Exchange for LEGO Building Set Toys Because of Choking Hazard"

    McDonald's and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today asked customers with children younger than three who received LEGO Building Sets at McDonald's Restaurants between October 31 and November 7 to exchange them for DUPLO Building Sets designed by the LEGO Company for children under three. LEGO Building Sets have been safety tested and meet all mandatory and voluntary toy regulations. However, these sets contain small parts which could present a hazard if given to children younger than three.

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