Recall news

AP News
Posted: Oct 20, 2011 1:11 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:



DETAILS: LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers manufactured by Lifemarque, of United Kingdom and imported by Rock Gear, of Canada; sold at retail stores nationwide and online from January through July 2011. The carriers are green and gray with a black metal frame at the back with a folding leg bracket to enable the carriers to stand. The child carriers were manufactured in Vietnam.

WHY: The carriers were sold without bolts that attach the carrier's main frame to the metal stand. Missing bolts cause the carrier to disconnect from the stand and fall backwards, posing a fall hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 40 in the United States and 10 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact LittleLife, distributed by Rock Gear, at 877-922-5462 Monday through Friday between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. EDT, email or visit the firm's website at



DETAILS: Twist and Sort Toys manufactured by Guidecraft Inc., of Winthrop, Minn.; sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide, catalogs and online from September 2009 through November 2010. The wooden toys have a square base, four posts and 12 primary-colored game pieces that can be arranged to fit over the posts. The toys were manufactured in China.

WHY: The small pegs on three of the four posts can detach, posing a choking hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 760.

FOR MORE: Contact Guidecraft at 888-824-1308 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EDT or visit the firm's website at