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Monday, May 14, 2012 12:01 am
One company recalled about 46,000 bassinets because of defective latches and hazards to infants. Other recalls this week include clothing.Details: Kolcraft Tender Vibes bassinets with model numbers KB021-ARC, KB022-VER, KB039-CMR1 and Light Vibes bassinet with model number KB043-BNT1. The recalled bassinets were made from July 2008 through May 2010. The words "Kolcraft Tender Vibes" or "Kolcraft Light Vibes" are located on the removable music box, which is attached to the side of the bassinet. The bassinets were sold between July 2008 and May 2012.Why: The latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear locked in place but remain unlocked. This allows the bassinet to become detached from the metal frame, posing an injury hazard to the infant inside.

Incidents: Seven reports of latches that detached from the bassinet frame. One infant suffered a bruised cheek when the bassinet detached from the metal frame and landed sideways on the floor with the infant inside.

How Many: About 46,000.

For More: Call Kolcraft at 1-888-624-1908 or visit www.kolcraft.com.Details: Sportspower BouncePro 14-foot trampolines sold at Wal-Mart Stores from February 2009 through February 2012. The trampolines have brown mesh netting and UPC codes 68706404210 and 68706404244 are printed on the trampoline box.

Why: The netting surrounding the trampolines can break.

Incidents: 17 reports of the net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions.

How Many: About 92,000.

For More: Call Sportspower at 1-888-965-0565, visit www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html, or send an e-mail to customerservice@sportspowerltd.net.Details: Salsa Cycles Minimalist bicycle racks made by Quality Bicycle Products sold after January 2011. The racks are made of tubular aluminum with a black or silver finish, and can be installed on either the front or rear of a bicycle.

Why: The L-shaped mounting straps used to attach the bicycle rack to the front of the bicycle can break and cause the rack to fall while the bicycle is in use.

Incidents: Two reports of bicycle racks breaking, resulting in minor injuries from falls.

How Many: About 1,100.

For More

: Call 1-877-725-7211 or visit www.salsacycles.com.Details: Kennedy International folding step stools sold from January 2010 through January 2012. The style number is 3575 for 9-inch step stools and 3576 for 13-inch step stools.

Why: The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use.

Incidents: 15 reports of step stools cracking or breaking, including three reports of injuries to consumers. The injuries included two back injuries and one fractured leg.

How Many: About 1.6 million in the U.S. and 64,000 in Canada.

For More: Call Kennedy International at 1-855-270-8301 or visit www.kennedy-intl.com.Details: YMI girls' hooded sweat shirts with drawstrings sold between December 2011 and January 2012 at dd's Discounts stores. The sweat shirts were sold under the brand name "YMI Jeanswear" and have a front zipper and a fur-lined hood with a drawstring stitched to each side.

Why: The drawstring poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Incidents: None reported.

How Many: About 500.

For More: Call YMI Jeanswear at 1-888-394-1398 or visit www.ymijeans.com.


Details: O'Neill Pluto hooded flannel shirts IMPORTED BY La Jolla Sport USA and sold between September 2011 and December 2011. They were sold at various surfing specialty stores nationwide.

Why: The drawstring poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Incidents: None reported.

How Many: About 600.

For More: Call La Jolla


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