RECALLS THIS WEEK: Strollers, Pacifiers, Folding Bicycles, and Other Product Recalls

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RECALLS THIS WEEK:   Strollers, Pacifiers, Folding Bicycles, and Other Product Recalls
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Britax is recalling B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2011 to June 2013. The hinge on the stroller?s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers? fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.



This recall involves Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers. They were manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013 and have the following model numbers: U341763, U341764, U341782 and U341783 for the B-Agile strollers; U361818 or U361819 for the B-Agile Double strollers; and U391820, U391821 and U391822 for the BOB Motion strollers. The model number and the manufacture date in YYYY/MM/DD format can be found on label located on the inside of the stroller?s metal frame near the right rear wheel.

Consumers should contact Britax at (866) 204-1665 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday throughThursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, or visit  www.britaxusa.com  or www.bobgear.com to receive a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

PACIFIERS

Fred & Friends is recalling Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers  sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2013 to December 2013. The beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard. In addition, the ventilation holes on the Volume and Panic pacifier guards are too small.

This recall involves three styles of Fred & Friends Chill Baby pacifiers, including the Artiste with a black plastic beard and mustache, Volume with a black volume control knob  and Panic with a red panic button. The pacifier?s name and UPC are printed on the packaging.  The Artiste?s UPC is 728987021282, the Volume style?s UPC is 728987020599 and the Panic style?s UPC is 728987020605.

Consumers should contact Fred & Friends at (855) 346-6372 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday throughFriday or online at www.fredandfriends.com to return the pacifiers for a $12 refund. More info atwww.recalls.org.

FOLDING BICYCLES

West Marine is recalling  Folding Bicycles sold nationwide from March 2010 to July 2013. The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves two models of folding bicycles, the Jetty Express 2 and the Port Runner 2, that are designed for use in and around docks and marinas. Jetty Express 2 is printed on the bike's frame. Port Runner 2 is printed on the bike's frame.

Consumers should return the bicycles to West Marine for a free replacement folding bicycle.

Consumers can also contact West Marine at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.westmarine.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

DEHUMIDIFIERS

Gree is expanding recall to include GE Brand dehumidifiers sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2008 to December 2011. The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves 30, 40, 50, 65-pint dehumidifiers with the GE brand name.  Recalled model numbers are listed at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact Gree at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, andon Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online at www.greeusa.com to receive a refund. More info atwww.recalls.org.

IKEA JUNIOR BEDS

IKEA is expanding its recall of KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds sold exclusively by IKEA nationwide and in Canada. The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.

A label on the headboard or underside of the KRITTER bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1322 representing the year and week of production (YYWW), a 600.904.70 model number, and 19740 supplier number. A label on the headboard or underside of the SNIGLAR bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1318 (YYWW), a 500.871.66 model number, and 18157 supplier number.

Consumers should contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com to receive a free repair kit.  More info at www.recalls.org.

COFFEE PRESSES

Bodum USA is recalling Bodum® rose gold glass coffee presses sold exclusively at Starbucks nationwide from November 2013 to December 2013. The glass carafe can fall out of the metal frame and plastic base of the coffee press and break or shatter, posing laceration and burn hazards.

This recall involves Bodum® rose gold Chambord locking lid 8-cup glass coffee presses. Bodum is printed on the glass carafe. Bodum and SKU number 11029732 are printed on a white label on the bottom of the base. Bodum and Made in Portugal are embossed on the bottom of the black plastic base.

Consumers should return the presses to the Starbucks store where purchased or contact Bodum at (855) 378-6864 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bodum.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

HOCKEY ELBOW PADS

Reebok-CCM is recalling EP20K Senior (SR) Hockey Elbow Pads sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2013 to November 2013. The molded foam padding inside the elbow pads can become cracked, fractured or split, which poses a risk of injury to the elbow.

This recall involves the Reebok EP20K Senior (SR) Hockey Elbow Pads with, all-foam elbow caps. The product code K101SR EP20K is located on the inside label of each elbow pad and on the outside of the polybag in which some products were packaged.

Consumers should return the pads to place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

Consumers can also contact CCM Hockey, Inc. at (800) 451-4600 in the U.S. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.,Monday through Friday, online at http://reebokccm.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

REMOTE CONTROLLED HELICOPTERS

Horizon Hobby is recalling Blade 500 X BNF and Blade 500 3D RTF and BNF Remote Controlled Model Helicopters sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2013 to September 2013. The tail rotor grip used for securing the tail rotor blade to the tail rotor hub can separate and release from the helicopter, posing a risk of a crash and injury hazard.

The recall involves Blade 500 X BNF and Blade 500 3D BNF and RTF Remote Controlled Model Helicopters with model numbers BLH 1800, BLH 1800M1, BLH 1850, and BLH 4080. The canopy of the 500 X has the ?500 X? logo on each side.  The canopy of the 500 3D has the ?500 3D? logo on each side.

Consumers should contact Horizon Hobby at (877) 504-0233 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday throughFriday8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. CT Sunday, or online atwww.horizonhobby.com, for a replacement tail grip and instructions for installation. More info atwww.recalls.org.

With information from www.Recalls.org.

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