The following recalls have been announced:
WARDROBE MIRROR DOORS
DETAILS: PAX AURLAND wardrobe mirror doors imported by IKEA North America Service, of Conshohocken, Pa.; sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide from October 2010 through September 2011. The wardrobe mirror doors were manufactured in Sweden. The mirror door is made of foil-coated particleboard and the mirror of glass.
WHY: The mirror glass can detach unexpectedly from the wardrobe door, fall and shatter.
INCIDENTS: IKEA has received reports of 14 incidents, including one minor injury in Europe. No incidents have been reported in the U.S. or Canada.
HOW MANY: About 1,700 in the United States and 500 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact IKEA at 1-888-966-4532 or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com.
DETAILS: Disney Fairies Plastic Racing Trikes manufactured by Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass.; sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from July 2009 through December 2009. The trike is green and purple with a white seat and yellow wheels. On top of the handlebar, there is a Tinkerbell figure and three other rotating fairy figures. "Disney Fairies" is printed on the label in front of the trike just below the handlebar. The racing trikes were manufactured in China.
WHY: The plastic fairy figures protrude from the top of the handle bar posing a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.
INCIDENTS: CPSC and Kiddieland have received one report of a 3-year-old girl from Ohio who suffered a facial laceration near her right eye.
HOW MANY: About 12,000 (9,000 Disney Princess Trikes were recalled in April 2011).
FOR MORE: Contact Kiddieland for a free replacement handlebar with an enclosed rotating display at 800-430-5307 or visit the firm's website at www.kiddieland.com.hk.
DETAILS: Winchester Hunting Knife Sets imported by Gerber Legendary Blades, of Portland, Ore.; sold at sporting goods stores nationwide from July through September 2011. The knife sets have a single handle with a lock release button and four interchangeable blades. "Winchester" is printed in red on the knife set's handle and is etched onto the side of each of the four blades. The knife sets were manufactured in China.
WHY: The latching mechanism for the knife's interchangeable blades can unexpectedly fail and release the blade, posing a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,000.
FOR MORE: Contact Gerber Legendary Blades at 877-314-9130 Monday through Friday between 12 a.m. and 8 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.gerbergear.com.
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