Recalls this week: infant bib and bootie sets, lawn tractors
September 22, 2017 03:55 PM
A line of infant bib and bootie sets are being recalled because a piece poses a choking hazard. Other recalled consumer products this week include lawn tractors with potentially faulty transmissions.
Here's a more detailed look:
INFANT BIB AND BOOTIE SETS
DETAILS: Story Time bib and bootie sets for infants, ages 3 through 6 months. The multi-colored pastel sets were sold in six different child themes and have serial numbers ranging from 5004700491 to 5004700496. The serial number can be found on the side of the bib. The sets were sold under the brand name Nat & Jules. Rattle attachments sewn into the booties coordinate with the theme. They were sold at Christus Health Retail Systems, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, More Than Words, The Mole Hole of Peddlers Village & Eash Sales from June 2017 through August 2017.
WHY: Rattles sewn into the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,500.
FOR MORE: Call DEMDACO at 866-336-3226 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.demdaco.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
DETAILS: John Deere model D105 lawn tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1GXD105, and service transmissions sold by John Deere authorized dealers for use in the D105 lawn tractor. John Deere and the model number are printed on the side of the engine hood. The serial number is located on the rear frame of the machine above the left rear tire. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.JohnDeere.com/D105-Transmission-Recall . If the lawn tractor serial number is not on the firm's website and the transmission had been replaced from March 2016 through August 2017, consumers should contact their John Deere service dealer to check if the recall applies to their replacement service transmission. They were sold at John Deere dealers, Home Depot and Lowe's stores nationwide from February 2016 through July 2017. The service transmissions were sold by John Deere authorized dealers from March 2016 through August 2017.
WHY: The transmission can fail, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 25,000 tractors and 500 transmissions sold as service parts in the U.S., along with about 1,200 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Deere & Co. at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or visit www.deere.com and click on "Recalls" under the "Parts & Service" drop-down menu for more information.
DETAILS: Fireworks Over America Serious Spinout multi-effect fireworks sold both individually and by the case. Recalled fireworks have product code FOA 2773 printed on the back panel in the lower right hand corner. The fireworks consist of eight tubes wrapped in colorful paper. The tubes are bundled together to form a "cake" that measures 6 inches tall by about 4 inches wide. "Serious Spinout," ''Warning" and an image of two yellow cars are printed on the front panel. They were sold at Fireworks Over America wholesale distribution centers and retail fireworks stores, tents, and stands nationwide from October 2016 through July 2017.
WHY: The lit firework can tip over and fire shells at bystanders, posing burn, fire and impact hazards to consumers.
INCIDENTS: One incident report of the device tipping over while firing. No injury was reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,050.
FOR MORE: Call Fireworks Over America at 800-345-3957 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, or send email to email@example.com, or visit www.fireworksoveramerica.com and click on the "Latest News" tab on the bottom left of the page for more information.
MOTORCYCLE CLIP ON HANDLEBARS
DETAILS: This recall involves all Gen 1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on aluminum handlebars for motorcycles distributed or sold for use on non-public roads. Gen 1 handlebars have a golden 40 mm tube with a black clamp and texturized gray end cover. Renthal and adjustability markings are etched on the tube and on the clamp. Gen 2 handlebars have a silver 20 mm tube with a black tip on one end and a two-screw clamp on the other end. Renthal is printed on the clamp. They were sold at Renthal motorcycle dealers nationwide from April 2009 through July 2017.
WHY: The handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: 22 reports of handlebars cracking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 3,000.
FOR MORE: Call Renthal at 877-736-8425 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit www.renthalroad.com and click "Clip-on Recall" in the middle of the page for more information.
By The Associated Press
Updated: September 22, 2017 03:55 PM
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