Recent product recalls

By Robin Melen on April 4, 2012 12:01:00 am

Recall-alert-newTOY TRUCK GIFTS About 9,000 Big Movers Super Car toy trucks given as gifts with boys’ T-shirts sold exclusively at Kohl's stores nationwide and between February 2012 and March 2012 for about $20. Connections in the toy trucks battery compartment can smolder or catch the trucks on fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Happy Shirts has received one report of a toy truck catching fire and three reports of toy trucks smoldering when batteries were inserted. No injuries have been reported.
IF YOU OWN ONE Remove the battery from the truck. Call 855-354-2779 for instructions on returning the truck for a refund.

BABY DOLLS About 3,900 (U.S.) and 400 (Canada) Feels Real baby dolls sold at Lakeshore Learning Materials catalogs and online at from May 2011 through January 2012 for about $20. The fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
ontact the company at 800-428-4414 or go to for a free replacement doll.

For the latest information on all recalls, go to There you'll find recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, among others.

Subscribe to ShopSmart today!
Robin Melen

Robin Melen

Posted at 12:01:00 AM in
Babies | Consumer protection | Family | Featured | Kids | Kids' safety | Recalls | Robin Melen | Shopping

Print This Page

Post a Comment

All comments are reviewed by our moderators, and will not appear on this blog unless they have been approved. Comments that do not relate directly to the blog entry's contents, are commercial in nature, contain objectionable or inappropriate material, or otherwise violate our User Agreement or Privacy Policy, will not be approved. Approved posts generally appear within 24 hours of receipt. For general inquiries not related to this blog, please contact Customer Service.

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In