More than 1 million ceiling lamps sold at Ikea are being recalled this week because the glass shades can fall and shatter. Other recalled consumer products include 118 million gallons of propane gas and infant booties with decorative pompoms that pose a choking hazard.
Here's a more detailed look:
IKEA CEILING LAMPS
DETAILS: Ikea HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps. Type number and the model name of the lamps are on a label attached to the electrical lamp housing. The HYBY is type number T1011 and the LOCK is type number T0201. The HYBY was sold from October 2012 through January 2016 and the LOCK was sold from November 2002 through January 2016. The HYBY cost $13 and the LOCK cost $5.
WHY: The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS: 224 reports from around the world of retaining clips breaking and glass shades falling from the lamps, including 11 injuries. Three incidents with no injuries were reported in the U.S.
HOW MANY: About 840,000 in the U.S. and about 427,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call IKEA at 888-966-4532 anytime or visit www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page then Product Recalls.
DETAILS: Classic Characters' infant knit Elf Booties sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. They came in sizes 6 months through 12 months. The infant booties are green, with red and white trim, and a yellow pompom on the tip of the toe. They were sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide and online at crackerbarrel.com from September 2015 through November 2015. They cost about $13.
WHY: The pompoms at the tip of the toe can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the pompoms detaching from the shoes. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 4,000 pairs.
FOR MORE: Call Classic Characters Inc. at 866-274-3452 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.classiccharacters.com and click on Safety Notice.
PIER 1 CHAIRS
DETAILS: Pier 1 Imports Capella Island Swivel Dining chairs. The plastic wicker chairs have a natural wood color. The chair measures about 26 inches wide by 26 inches deep and 39 inches high. They were sold from January 2015 through October 2015 at Pier 1 stores and its website. They cost between $240 and $500.
WHY: The chairs can break at the base, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Three reports of the chairs breaking, including two reports of customers falling. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 800 in the U.S. and four in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Pier 1 Imports at 800-245-4595 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or visit www.Pier1.com and click on the Product Notes & Recalls at the bottom of the page.
ARCTIC CAT SNOWMOBILES
DETAILS: 2016 Arctic Cat turbo 9000 snowmobiles. Recalled models include the M 9000, XF 9000, XF9000 Cross Trek and ZR 9000 snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in the colors black, green, orange and white. The letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number, or VIN, indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. They were sold at Arctic Cat dealers from June 2015 through January for between $14,000 and $16,000.
WHY: The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death to the rider.
INCIDENTS: None reported
HOW MANY: About 1,600.
FOR MORE: Call Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care on the bottom of the page, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins.
DETAILS: Nuna ZAAZ high chairs. They were sold in eight models: HC-07-004 (pewter), HC-07-005 (carbon), HC-07-006 (plum), HC-07-009 (almond), HC-08-004 (pewter), HC-08-005 (carbon), HC-08-006 (plum) and HC-08-009 (almond). The model numbers are printed under the high chair seat on a white sticker.
WHY: The arm bar can bend or come off during use, posing a fall hazard to children.
INCIDENTS: 50 reports of the arm bar coming off, including six reports of children falling from the high chair. Four reported injuries, including bruising and a cut on the forehead.
HOW MANY: About 5,600 in the U.S. and 350 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call 855-686-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nuna.eu/usa/ and click on Product Recall under the Support section on the sidebar of the homepage.
DETAILS: Propane gas that consumers use in storage tanks or sold at retailer stores in portable refillable tanks to use on RVs, barbeques, stoves and other places. It was also sold to businesses for commercial and industrial use. It was distributed in Arizona, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Utah. It was delivered by various companies and sold by retailers between April 2009 and October 2015.
WHY: The recalled propane does not have sufficient levels of an added odor that helps alert consumers of a gas leak. Failure to detect leaking gas can present fire, explosion and thermal burn hazards.
INCIDENTS: None reported
HOW MANY: 118 million gallons of propane gas in the U.S. Some were sold in Canada too.
FOR MORE: Call the manufacturer Crescent Point Energy at 866-421-4266 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, email email@example.com or online at www.youandpropane.com for more information.