Recent Safety Recalls

August 28, 2015

Posted by Lisa Lomasney

AppleTree & Gilden Woods strive to provide parents with information to help keep your family happy and healthy.  Below you will find some information in regards to recently recalled items.  Consumers can find information about recent recalls at Recalls.gov and the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website.

 

Disney Store Pencil Case

Recalled August 5, 2015 - The two magnets that hold the pencil case lid closed can detach and pose an ingestion hazard.  Call the Disney Store toll-free at 866-902-2798 or visit www.disneystores.com.  These cases are approximately 9 inches by 4 inches by 1 inch and were available in four types: Avengers, Cars, Tomorrowland, and Princess.

 

MZB Children's Light Up Watches

Recalled August 5, 2015 - Sold at Kohl's, K-Mart, Walmart, and other retailers, these watches feature a watch back that can detach, exposing the interior to water, posing a risk of skin irritation, rashes, or burns.  Call MZB toll-free at 888-770-7085 or visit www.mzb.com.  This recall involves styles of "Light Up" watches identified by style number on the company's website.

 

Manhattan Group Ellie Elephant Activity Toy

Recalled August 4, 2015 - The wooden ring on this activity toy can break into small pieces and pose a choking hazard.  Call Manhattan Group toll-free at 800-541-1345 or visit www.manhattantoy.com

 

The Children's Place Boys' Varsity Jacket

Recalled August 6, 2015 - The metal snaps on the jacket can detach and pose a choking hazard.  Call The Children's Place toll-free at 877-752-2387 or visit www.childrensplace.com.  Jackets are sized 6 months through 5T and feature a baseball character.

 

IKEA Children's PATRULL Nightlight

Recalled August 18, 2015 - The plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.  Call IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com.  The recall affects all colors of the nightlight (orange, white, and pink).

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