In this week's Recall RoundUp: A Children's Magnet Building Set, A Children's Toy Ice Cream Sundae, An Infant Sling, and A Deep Fryer.
Battat Incorporated recalled their Play Wonder Toy Sundae Sets. The wooden cherries on top of the toy sundae pose a choking hazard to young children. The recalled wooden sundae set toy includes six wooden scoops of ice cream, three cherries that attach to the top of the ice cream scoops, banana slices, a spoon and bowl. The ice cream scoops are green, pink, brown, yellow and purple. The sundae set pieces attach to each other with Velcro. Model number DPCI-204-12-0526 is included in this recall and is located on the packaging. They sold at Target Stores nationwide from December 2006 through December 2007 for about $10. They were made in China. You can return the Sundae Set to any Target Store for a full refund.
Battat Incorporated also recalled their Magnabild Magnetic Building Toys or Sets. The small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be deadly. This recall involves the 108-piece (item number BB1439H) and the 68-piece (item number BAT-34) Magnabild Magnetic Building System sets. The 108-piece set comes in a rotating display case containing sixty 1-inch rods with magnets and 48 metal balls. The 68-piece set comes in a window box and contains forty-four 1-inch rods with magnets and 24 metal balls. The rods come in different colors. All of the plastic building pieces have the word "Magnabild" in raised lettering on them. "BB1439H" is found on a hang tag attached to the display case. "BAT-34" is found on the box. The products are designed for children older than three years. They sold at various retailers nationwide and online sellers from July 2005 through February 2008 for between $20 and $35. They were made in China. You should immediately take the recalled Magnabild Magnetic Building System away from children and contact Battat to receive a pre-paid mailer to return the toy and to receive a free replacement product. You can get in touch with them by calling (800) 247-6144 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET or visit the firm's Web site at www.battatco.com.
Ellaroo LLC, of McKinney recalled their Ellaroo Ring Sling Baby Carrriers. The aluminum rings on the sling carriers can bend or break. This can cause the fabric to slip through the rings and infants to fall out of the carrier. This recall includes Ellaroo Ring Sling baby carriers with item numbers 2101 and 2102 printed on the outside of the product box. The Ellaroo Ring Sling has a fabric carrier with two aluminum rings that is worn by the user to carry an infant up to 35 pounds. The carriers are sold in mahogany, mango stone, brasilia and malay color prints. Only sling carriers with lot numbers 03/07 and 07/04 printed on a label, under the size label, inside the Ring Sling are included in the recall. They sold at juvenile product and department stores nationwide and online, including BabiesRUs.com, from June 2007 through February 2008 for about $100. They were made in India. You should immediately stop using the sling carriers and contact Ellaroo for instructions on returning the carriers for a repair or replacement Ring Sling. You can get in touch with them by calling (800) 483-4902 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.ellaroo.com.
Finally JC Penney recalled these Cooks Deep Fryers. The deep fryer has a faulty heating element which can cause it to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The Cooks deep fryer has a brushed stainless steel exterior, a wire mesh basket with a handle, a lid with a window and black handles. The deep fryer has a 1/3-gallon capacity. "Cooks" is stamped on the side of the deep fryer. Model number 22016 is printed on the bottom of the deep fryer. They sold at JCPenney's stores nationwide, catalog and at www.jcp.com from August 2007 through January 2008 for about $50. They were made in China. You should immediately stop using the deep fryer and return it to the nearest JCPenney store for a full refund.