All Fiscal Year 1987 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 1987.
  • May 24, 2012

    CPSC Warns Of Potential Braking Problem With Lariat II Riding Lawn Mowers

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Roof Manufacturing Company of Pontiac, Illinois announced a program to alert consumers to a potential braking problem with the company's Lariat II riding lawn mowers.

  • December 16, 1987

    350 True Value Portable Electric Heaters Recalled

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the General Power Equipment Company, Harvard, Illinois, today announced the recall of approximately 350 model MH21F and MH22F True Value brand portable electric heaters, manufacured after September 22, 1987. Although no incidents have been reported, many of these heaters will present a severe electric shock hazard after a limited period of use.

  • December 16, 1987

    Miracle Recreation Equipment CO.

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety commission announces that it has authorized its staff to issue an administrative Complaint against Miracle Recreation Equipment Co., of Grinnell, Iowa, seeking repair, replacement, or refund of the purchase price of approximately 12,000 Flying Animal Swings. The Complaint alleges that Miracle's "Flying Animal Swing", a two, three, four, or six seat swing, because of the weight, size, and composition of the individual animal swing figures and because of a metal support tube which projects to the rear of each swing, contains a defect which presents a substantial risk of injury to children.

  • December 02, 1987

    Hedstrom Offers Fuse Protector Kit For "Probe VI" Battery-Powered Riding Toy

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hedstrom Corporation, Bedford, Pennsylvania, voluntarily repaired the wiring harness in approximately 30,000 Hedstrom Probe VI battery-powered riding toys manufactured prior to June 1985 without fuses. The Commission and Hedstrom are aware of eight reported incidents in which these vehicles have caught fire. One of these incidents resulted in a serious fire in a mobile home. Fire can occur either while the toy is being stored or while it is being ridden by a child.

  • November 25, 1987

    Children's Painted Wooden Puzzles

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Little Headworks Company, Dallas, Texas today announced a voluntary recall of its children's Wooden Painted Puzzles which have excess lead in the paint. The paint on the children's wooden painted puzzles contains levels of lead as high as 12.84% and may present a lead poisoning hazard. No more than 0.06% is allowed by CPSC regulations.

  • November 25, 1987

    Baby Cribs Recalled

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, HBLA Imports, Inc., Dallas, Texas, today announced a voluntary recall of their HBLA non-full size baby cribs imported in January 1985. The cribs, distributed in Arkansas; Texas; Oklahoma: Artesia, New Mexico; Pikeville, Kentucky; and Hammond, Louisiana, sell at retail for approximately $65.00. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has determined that this type of baby crib is banned because it fails to meet safety requirements with respect to hardware, spacing of crib spindles in slats decorative cutouts, assembly instructions, labeling, and mattress thickness. Potential hazards include falling from the crib, pinching, laceration, entrapment, and strangulation.

  • November 24, 1987

    500,000 Black And Decker Grass/Weed String Trimmers Recalled

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Black and Decker (U.S.) Inc., Towson, Maryland has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 500,000 of its Model 82209 (Type 1 and 2) and Model 82210 (Type 1 and 2) Bump-Feed Grass/Weed String Trimmers.

  • November 24, 1987

    Fisher-Price To Modify Strollers

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Fisher-Price, East Aurora, New York, today announced it is voluntarily making available to consumers a free modification kit for approximately 41,000 of its Model 9110, combination carriage/strollers manufactured prior to July 1, 1986. A child's head or body can fall through an opening in the stroller when the seat is reclined. Although no serious injuries have been reported to date, the firm is taking corrective action to prevent that possibility.

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