Product recall list for the week of June 5-11, 2017
The week of June 5, 2017, saw the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recall children’s clothing, snowmobiles, lighting fixtures, swimming pool motors, safety gates, and bicycles.
Eloise & Benton Bubble childrens clothing Recall
Clothing manufacturer Lila + Hayes recalled items in its Eloise and Benton Bubble lines of children’s clothing. The buttons on the garments can become detached, posing a choking hazard for young children. About 600 items of clothing were affected. To learn how to obtain a full refund, visit www.lilaandhayes.com.
Artic cat snowmobile Recall
Recreational vehicle manufacturer Arctic Cat has recalled several models of its snowmobiles: the 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, and 9000 Turbo models from the years 2017 and 2018. The vehicles’ drive clutch can fracture, and fragments can escape the snowmobile housing to pose an impact hazard. About 2700 vehicles were affected. To learn how to obtain a free repair, visit www.arcticcat.com.
Lithonia light fixture Recall
Lighting manufacturer Lithonia Lighting has recalled some 5600 ceiling light fixtures. The diffuser lenses on the fixtures can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact. To learn how to obtain a free lens to repair the lighting fixtures, visit www.lithonia.com.
nidec Swimming pool motor Recall
Swimming pool accessories manufacturer Nidec has issued a recall on some of its swimming pool motors. About 16,000 motors pose a risk of electrical shock and electrocution, due to improperly grounded pump control covers. To schedule a free repair, visit www.nidec-motor.com.
Madison Mill safety gate Recall
Housewares manufacturer Madison Mill has recalled some of its safety gates due to entrapment and strangulation hazards. Small children may get their necks or heads stuck in a V-shaped opening at the top of the gates. As well, small children may pass under the gap beneath the gates, thereby gaining access to restricted areas. To learn how to obtain a refund, visit www.madisonmill.com.
GT Mountain bike Recall
Bicycle manufacturer Cycling Sports Group has recalled its GT Mountain Bikes due to a fall hazard. The bicycles’ handlebars are prone to cracking, thereby posing a fall hazard to the rider. About 1000 bikes in the U.S. and 240 bikes in Canada are affected by the recall. Customers should stop using the bikes immediately, and visit www.cyclingsportsgroup.com to learn how to obtain a free repair.
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