Recall news

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Posted: Mar 01, 2011 3:02 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

_About 1,545 Baby Jogger Jump Seats in the United States and 450 in Canada, distributed by Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that if the jump seat does not properly lock into place, the seat could disengage from the stroller, allowing a child to fall out. The company has received four reports of children falling from the seat, including cuts or scrapes, bruises and a broken nose. The jump seat can be attached to the Baby Jogger City Elite, Baby Jogger City Classic or Baby Jogger Summit strollers and allows a toddler and baby to ride together in the same stroller at the same time. The seats were sold at juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers and department stores nationwide from January 2008 through July 2010. Consumers should stop using the jump seat and contact Baby Jogger at 877-506-2213 to receive safety straps and assembly instructions.

_About 79,000 Circo beaded door curtains sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide. The curtains were manufactured by FAB/Starpoint LLC, of New York, N.Y. The company has received three reports of children becoming entangled in the beaded strands of the curtains. The Circo pink door curtain is a set of two beaded door curtains, each of which is 12 inches wide and 72 inches long. The curtains were sold between January 2009 and May 2010. Consumers can contact the company at 888-333-2684 for a full refund.

_About 229,000 fitness resistance tubes and resistance tube kits imported by Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., Coraopolis, Pa. The plastic clip that attaches the resistance tube to the handle can break during use causing the tubing, handle or fragments of the plastic clip to strike the user. The company has received four reports of bruises and cuts. This recall involves Fitness Gear and Fitness After 40 branded resistance tubes and adjustable resistance tube kits sold at Dick's Sporting Goods stores and online from October 2009 through November 2010. Consumers can contact the company at 866-677-4771 for more information.

_About 1,800 mini-candle travel sets sold by Tommy Bahama Group Inc., of Seattle, Wash. CPSC says the candle flame can spread from the wick to the wax, causing a larger-than-expected flame. No injuries have been reported, but the company has received two reports of candle flames extending to the wax area. This recall involves Tommy Bahama six tin mini-candle travel sets, which were sold at company retail stores nationwide and online from November 2010 through January 2011. Consumers can contact the company at 866-986-8282 for a refund.