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Recalled Products Originally Sold By Meijer Found to Have Been Resold By Discounters After Recall Date

 

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers that certain recalled products, originally sold at Meijer, Inc., were resold after the recall date due to an error.  These recalled products were improperly disposed of by offering them for sale at discount retailers, dollar stores, liquidation firms, flea markets and thrift stores nationwide at various prices. The recalling firms listed below fully complied with the negotiated terms of their original recall.

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Consumers should stop using these recalled products immediately and contact the recalling firms listed below to participate in their individual recall programs.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Innovage Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps
Recall Date: Feb. 9, 2010
Sale Dates: February 2010 through July 2011 (Black lamps were not included in this recall)
Press Release #: 10-135
Hazard: A defect in the lamp's printed circuit board can cause an electrical short, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Full refund
Contact: Call Innovage toll-free at (888) 232-1535 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.lamprecall.org or email info@lamprecall.org.

Infantino "SlingRider" Baby Slings
Recall Date: March 24, 2010
Sale Dates: March 2010 through July 2011
Press Release #: 10-177
Hazard: The slings pose a suffocation hazard to infants younger than four months of age.
Remedy: Free replacement product
Contact: Call Infantino toll-free at (866) 860-1361 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.infantino.com

Hoover® WindTunnel T-Series™ Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaners with Cord Rewind Feature
Recall Date: May 27, 2010
Sale Dates: May 2010 through July 2011
CPSC Press Release #: 10-248
Hazard: The power cord is not properly routed or securely seated in the cord rewind assembly allowing the power cord to be pulled loose. This poses fire and shock hazards.
Remedy: Free repair
Contact: Call Hoover toll-free at (888) 891-2054 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.hoover.com/tseriesrewindrecall.

Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders™ Kick & Crawl™ Aquarium (H8094)
Recall Date: Sept. 30, 2010
Sale Dates: September 2010 through July 2011
Press Release #: 10-362
Hazard: The valve of the inflatable ball on these toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy: Free replacement kit
Contact: Call Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.service.mattel.com.

Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand 'n Play Rampway
Recall Date: Sept. 30, 2010
Sale Dates: September 2010 through July 2011
Press Release #: 10-360
Hazard: The wheels on the purple and the green cars can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy: Free replacement cars
Contact: Call Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.service.mattel.com.

Fisher-Price Barbie Tough Trikes (Model: M5727)
Fisher-Price Kawasaki Tough Trikes (Model: N6021)
Recall Date: Sept. 30, 2010
Sale Dates: September 2010 through July 2011
Press Release #: 10-359
Hazard: A child can strike, sit or fall on the protruding plastic ignition key resulting in serious injury, including genital bleeding.
Remedy: Free replacement key
Contact: Call Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.service.mattel.com.

Munchkin Bathtub Subs
Recall Date: Oct. 18, 2010
Sale Dates: October 2010 through July 2011
Press Release #: 11-012
Hazard: The intake valve on the bottom of the submarine toy can suck up loose skin, posing laceration hazard to children.
Remedy: Free replacement toy
Contact: Call Munchkin at (877) 242-3134 anytime or visit the company's website at http://www.munchkin.com.

Sassy Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles
Recall Date: Jan. 31, 2011
Sale Dates: January 2011 through July 2011
Press Release #: 11-114
Hazard: Small pieces of the plastic ball can detach as a result of children chewing on the teether/rattle, posing an ingestion hazard.
Remedy: Free replacement toy
Contact: Call Sassy Inc. at (800) 323-6336 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.sassybaby.com.

See Also 12-012 and 11-277

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12126.html        

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Firms' Recall Hotlines: Listed below
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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