Recent Baby Product Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issues product recalls across all categories of consumer goods. Every once in a while, a popular baby product will get recalled due to safety issues.

Baby product safety recalls are typically related to issues such as choking hazards, laceration hazards, tipping hazards, and other safety concerns. In this article, we list recent baby products that have been recalled in the U.S.

October 21, 2020: Morfboard Skate and Scoot Scooters Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of the Jakks Pacific Morfboard Skate & Scoot Scooters due to a fall hazard that can occur when the "Y" handlebar joint can break, causing instability and loss of control, and potential injury due to a fall. This affects over 150 thousand units, and the remedy is a free repair offered by the manufacturer. If you have one of these scooters, proceed to jakks.com and click on "Safety notices" at the bottom of the page, or contact them at 855-602-5464 for a remedy.

Read more detail in the CPSC announcement.

August 26, 2020: Aflac Doctor Duck Plush Toy Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of the plush Aflac branded doctor duck toys due to violation of the federal lead content ban, and lead poisoning hazards. Specifically, the doctor duck plush toy wears a lab coat with plastic buttons; those plastic buttons contain lead levels that exceed federal limits. As you likely know, when lead is ingested by young children it is toxic, and can cause adverse health reactions. The CPSC suggests immediately disposing of the plush toy.

Read more detail in the CPSC announcement.

August 21, 2020: Woom Bikes USA Children's Helmets Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of woom bikes USA children's helmets as they do not meet the US federal safety standards. The small-sized (S) helmet is the only size recalled. These helmets were sold in blue, green, purple, red, and yellow. The S appears on the back of the helmet. woom bikes is offering a refund for this product. If they have not reached out to you yet, contact them via email at: [email protected]

Read more detail in the CPSC announcement.

August 19, 2020: Hasbro Super Soaker XP 20 and XP 30 Water Blasters Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of Hasbro Super Soaker XP 20 and XP 30 water blasters because the decorative sticker on the side of the toys contains lead levels that exceed the federal lead content ban. These water blasters were sold at Target from March 2020 to July 2020. To identify whether you have one of these super soakers, check the model number on the sticker on the side of the toy, which says "Nerf Super Soaker." The impacted model numbers are E6286 (Super Soaker XP 20, which is a green and orange hand-held water blaster) and E6289 (Super Soaker XP 30, which is an orange and blue water blaster). Consumers are asked to mail in their recalled super soakers for a full refund. You can contact them via email at: [email protected]

Read more detail in the CPSC announcement

August 12, 2020: Thule Sleek Baby Strollers Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of Thule Sleek baby strollers that were manufactured between May 2018 and September 2019 due a risk that the handlebars can detach from the stroller frame. To identify whether you have a recalled stroller, look for the product label on the inside lower part of the stroller frame, near the cargo basket. The following product item numbers are part of the recall: 11000001-11000005, 11000017, 11000330, 11000337-342. There will also be a date code (year/month). If your stroller has a QC 2020 sticker, it is safe to use. If you have a stroller impacted by the recall, you can contact them via email: [email protected]

Read more detail in the CPSC announcement

June 25, 2020: Belecoo Baby Strollers Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of Belecoo 535-S convertible baby strollers that were sold in several colors, including black, pink, blue, khaki, and gray. To identify whether you have the Belecoo 535-S, "Belecoo" is written on the frame and shoulder harness, and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the stroller. Stop using the recalled strollers immediately. Belecoo is offering a full refund including taxes and your original shipping costs; if they have not reached out to you yet, contact them via email: [email protected]

Read more details in the CPSC announcement.

June 25, 2020: Costway Baby Strollers Recall

The CPSC announced a recall of Costway double baby strollers due to violation of Federal Standard for Carriages and Strollers. Specifically, the large opening between the activity tray and bottom of the seat can become an entrapment hazard if the child slides down through that area. This can pose a serious risk of entrapment and strangulation, and is due to an inappropriate placement of the crotch restraint. Stop using the recalled strollers immediately, including model numbers BB4476, BB4613, and BB4690. Costway is offering a full refund including taxes and your original shipping costs; if they have not reached out to you yet, contact them email: [email protected]

Read more details in the CPSC announcement.

June 18, 2020: Children's Dimetapp and Robitussin Recalls

The FDA announced a voluntary recall by GSK Consumer Healthcare, involving children's Dimetapp and Robitussin, due to dosing cups missing important graduation markings, increasing the chances of administering an incorrect dose.

Read more details in the FDA safety announcement.

June 11, 2020: Bonnsu Baby Miniware Teething Spoons Recall

The CPSC issued an announcement regarding a recall of Bonnsu Miniware Teething Spoons due to an infant chewing through the spoon and breaking off a small piece in their mouth, posing a choking hazard.

Read more details in the CPSC announcement.

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