A line of children's nightlights that can pose an electrical shock hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty table saws and women's sandals.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: All PATRULL Nightlights sold at Ikea from August 2013 to July 2015. Each PATRULL Nightlight has an IKEA logo on the back top near the sensor. The light has a dome-shaped plastic cover that gives the light its color and is attached to a white rectangular plastic base.
WHY: The nightlight's plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.
INCIDENTS: One report from Austria where a young child tried to remove the light from the electrical outlet when the colored plastic cover detached. The child received an electric shock and minor wounds on the hand. No incidents have been reported within the US.
HOW MANY: About 359,000 U.S. and 83,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call IKEA at 888-966-4532 anytime or visit at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page then Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.
OUTDOOR DINING SETS
DETAILS: A six-piece outdoor patio set containing four folding chairs, a table and an umbrella sold at Rite Aid stores nationwide from January 2015 to July 2015. The brown metal-frame chairs have a red canvas seat and back, and measure 21 ¼ inches tall by 25 ¼ inches wide. The umbrellas are 80 inches tall have a coordinated red with stripes canvas top. The square table also has a metal frame and a hard-plastic clear top. UPC number 011822350303 and item number 9034923 are printed on the packaging of the patio set.
WHY: The chair arms and legs can bend and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.
INCIDENTS: Four reports of chairs bending unexpectedly, including four reports of injuries to the lower back and hip.
HOW MANY: About 13,000
FOR MORE: Call Rite Aid at 800-748-3243 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, or visit www.riteaid.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page under Customer Care for more information.
DETAILS: Stars Mix n'Match Chairs sold at Copenhagen Imports stores in Arizona and Texas from May 2013 to June 2015. The chair seat and back is either black or white molded plastic with a cushion seat. The seat cushion is the same color as the plastic chair. The four chair legs are wood and set in a pyramid style.
WHY: The chair legs can break, posing a fall hazard for anyone sitting in the chair at the time.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of chair legs breaking and one reported injury.
HOW MANY: About 530.
FOR MORE: Call Tvilum Customer Support at 800-932-2006, extension 106, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org,call Copenhagen Imports at 602-266-8060 Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT or visit www.copenhagenliving.com/ and click on "Contact Us" for more information or to find a Copenhagen store near you.
DETAILS: This recall to replace involves bottle caps for Temodar and Temozolomide (generic) capsules, an oral chemotherapy drug. The capsules were distributed in 5- and 14-count brown glass bottles that have white plastic child-resistant caps. A white label affixed to the bottle has the word "Temozolomide" printed in black lettering. Clinics and pharmacies nationwide as a prescribed medicine from July 2013 to August 2015. The container was included in the cost of the medication which is based on quantities prescribed, health insurance terms and other factors.
WHY: The bottle cap can be cracked which can cause the child-resistant closure to become ineffective to young children who can gain unintended access to the capsules, posing a risk of poisoning.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 276,000.
FOR MORE: Call Merck Information Center at 800-943-8069 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.merck.com and click on "Important Temodar Information" for more information.
DETAILS: Grizzly 10-inch hybrid table saws with model number G0771 and serial number between TS2014060001 and TS2014111244 or a date code between 06/2014 and 11/2014. The Grizzly logo, "G0771," the serial number and the date code are printed on the side of the table saw's enclosed white metal base. Grizzly.com is printed on a green band on the bottom of the base. They were sold at Grizzly's showrooms, online at www.grizzly.com, in Grizzly's catalogs and in woodworking trade magazines from January 2015 through May 2015.
WHY: The motor pulley can come loose and hit the table saw blade, causing the blade teeth to break into flying metal fragments, posing a risk of laceration or impact injury to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of incidents with the table saws, including one report of a 46 year-old man who suffered a broken nose and lacerations when he was hit by flying pieces of the table saw.
HOW MANY: About 1,240.
FOR MORE: Call Grizzly at 800-523-4777 any time, send email to email@example.com or visit www.grizzly.com and click on Customer Service at the bottom of the page, then Product Support and then Recent Recalls for more information.
DETAILS: All Madewell Sightseer sandals from the spring 2015 collection sold at Madewell stores, online at madewell.com, online at shopbop.com from February 2015 to July 2015. The style number is located on the sticker outside. Sandals with the following 10 style numbers and names in all sizes are being recalled: C0275 Sightseer Knotted Slide Sandal, C0276 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Black Leather, C0277 Sightseer T-Strap Thong Sandal in Metallic Colorblock, C0278 Sightseer Buckle Gladiator Sandal, C0279 Sightseer Slide Sandal, C1105 Sightseer Crisscross Sandal, C5893 Sightseer T-Strap Toe-Loop Sandal, C5895 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Shiny Silver, C5897 Sightseer Lace-Up Sandal, C6090 Sightseer Ankle-Wrap Sandal in Metallic Sand.
WHY: The metal shank can dislodge and break through bottom of the outsole, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Eight reports of metal shanks dislodging and breaking through the bottom of the outsole. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 50,600 in the U.S. and 300 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Madewell Inc. at 866-544-1937 anytime, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.madewell.com and click on Important Notice for more information.