Palmetto Parent 2010 December Issue : Page 6

RECALL ROUNDUP n About 3,400 Longwood Forest and Angel Line drop-side cribs, sold through online retailers. Contact Angel Line at 800-889-8158, visit www.angelline.com or e-mail parts@angelline.com. n About 3,250 Ethan Allen drop-side cribs. Contact Ethan Allen at 888-339-9398, contact a local Ethan Allen store or visit www.ethanallen.com. a laceration hazard. Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children and contact Munchkin at 877-242-3134 or visit www.munchkin.com for instructions on how to return the product for free replacement toys. Projector flashlights Dollar Tree stores are recalling about 275,000 Wolverine, Spider-Man and Iron Man 2 projector flashlights because the flashlights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Consumers should take the recalled flashlights away from children im-mediately, remove and properly discard the batteries, and return the flashlights to the stores where purchased for full refunds. Call 800-876-8077 or visit www.dollartree.com. Infant overalls Lollytogs’ Carhartt infant overalls are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada. Snaps on the overalls can come loose and pose a choking hazard. Con-sumers should immediately take the over-alls away from children and return them for full refunds or store credits. Call 800-637-9035 or visit www. ltapparel.com. Graco Quattro and MetroLite Strollers Graco is recall-ing about 2 million Graco Quattro and MetroLite Strollers and Stroller Travel Systems due to a risk of entrapment and strangulation. Consum-ers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Graco for a free repair kit by call-ing 877-828-4046 or visiting www.gra-cobaby.com. Drop-side cribs Drop-side cribs are being recalled by several manufacturers because of a risk of entrapment, suffocation and fall hazards. In each case, consumers should imme-diately stop using the cribs and contact the manufacturers for free repair kits that will immobilize the drop-side rails. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for their children. Recalled cribs include: n About 34,000 Heritage Collection 3-in-1 drop-side cribs, sold exclusively at Kmart, models 07-1248 and 07-1252. Contact Victory Land Group at 866-499-2099 or visit www.victorylandgroup.com. 6 Palmetto Parent Munckin is recalling about 34,000 bathtub submarine toys because the toy’s intake valve can suck up loose skin, posing www.palmettoparent.com Bathtub submarines Compiled by Chris Worthy, from Consumer Prod-uct Safety Commission reports. Visit www.cpsc. gov. E-mail chris@worthyplace.com December 2010

Recall Roundup

<b>Projector flashlights</b><br /> Dollar Tree stores are recalling about 275,000 Wolverine, Spider-Man and Iron Man 2 projector flashlights because the flashlights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Consumers should take the recalled flashlights away from children immediately, remove and properly discard the batteries, and return the flashlights to the stores where purchased for full refunds. Call 800-876-8077 or visit www.dollartree.com.<br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Drop-side cribs</b><br /> Drop-side cribs are being recalled by several manufacturers because of a risk of entrapment, suffocation and fall hazards. In each case, consumers should immediately stop using the cribs and contact the manufacturers for free repair kits that will immobilize the drop-side rails. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for their children. Recalled cribs include:<br /> <br /> • About 34,000 Heritage Collection 3-in-1 drop-side cribs, sold exclusively at Kmart, models 07-1248 and 07-1252. Contact Victory Land Group at 866-499-2099 or visit www.victorylandgroup.com.<br /> <br /> • About 3,400 Longwood Forest and Angel Line drop-side cribs, sold through online retailers. Contact Angel Line at 800-889-8158, visit www.angelline.com or e-mail parts@angelline.com.<br /> <br /> • About 3,250 Ethan Allen drop-side cribs. Contact Ethan Allen at 888-339-9398, contact a local Ethan Allen store or visit www.ethanallen.com.<br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Infant overalls</b><br /> Lollytogs’ Carhartt infant overalls are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada. Snaps on the overalls can come loose and pose a choking hazard. Consumers should immediately take the overalls away from children and return them for full refunds or store credits. Call 800-637-9035 or visit www.ltapparel.com.<br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Bathtub submarines</b><br /> Munckin is recalling about 34,000 bathtub submarine toys because the toy’s intake valve can suck up loose skin, posing a laceration hazard. Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children and contact Munchkin at 877-242-3134 or visit www.munchkin.com for instructions on how to return the product for free replacement toys.<br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Graco Quattro and MetroLite Strollers</b><br /> Graco is recalling about 2 million Graco Quattro and MetroLite Strollers and Stroller Travel Systems due to a risk of entrapment and strangulation. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Graco for a free repair kit by calling 877-828-4046 or visiting www.gracobaby.com. <br /> <br /> <i><br /> — Compiled by Chris Worthy, from Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Visit www.cpsc.gov. E-mail chris@worthyplace.com.<br /> <br /> <br />

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