A number of consumer products were recalled last week due to fall and injury hazards, including a bicycle issue that led to a death.
Cannondale is recalling its 2013 to 2016 CAADX cyclocross bicycles because the fork can break, posing a fall hazard resulting in serious injuries. The company reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that it has received 11 reports of incidents, including one fatality and seven serious injuries, including concussions and a spinal injury.
The bicycles were sold in a variety of colors and configurations at authorized dealers between August 2012 and August 2017.
Consumers should stop using the bicycle and take it to the nearest dealer for a free repair.
The other products that can cause injuries involve those designed for children and babies.
Trek is recalling its Trek Kickster because the steer tube clamp can break. The company received 11 reports of broken clamps, including one injury with minor scrapes and bruising.
The bikes made for toddlers were sold at bicycle stores nationwide and online from August 2012 to April 2019.
The company said consumers should take the kicksters to a Trek retailer for a free repair.
Britax is recalling its modified thru-bolt axles for use with BOB Jogging Strollers, distributed for free through an information campaign from Jan. 10 to April 26.
The modified thru-bolt on the front wheel can fracture, allowing the wheel to detach from the stroller. The company has received eight reports of the bolt fracturing, though there have been no reports of injuries.
Consumers can contact Britax at 888-427-4829 for a free replacement thru-bolt axle.
Stokke is recalling its Steps Bouncers because the bouncer can detach from the chair, posing a fall hazard to the child in the bouncer. The company has received one report of someone having difficulty attaching the bouncer to the chair, but no injuries have been reported.
The product was sold nationwide and online from February 2014 to December 2018.
Consumers should stop using the bouncer and contact Stokke at 877-978-6553 for a free repair kit.
The Boppy Co. is recalling its infant head and neck support accessories because the head support area can be overstuffed, causing the infant’s head to be tilted too far forward, posing a suffocation hazard.
The company has had three reports of babies’ heads being pushed forward chin to chest, but no injuries have been reported.
The accessories were sold at Target, Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile products and discount furniture stores nationwide, as well as online at Amazon from March to May.
Consumers should stop using the product and contact the company at 888-772-6779 for a full refund.
H&M is recalling its children’s pajamas because they fail to meet flammability standards. The recall involves two styles of children’s 100 percent cotton knit, long-sleeve top and pant pajama sets that were sold in sizes 2 to 10.
No injuries or incidents have been reported, and the pajamas were sold at H&M stores nationwide and online from July 2018 to May 2019.
Consumers can contact H&M at 855-466-7467 for a full refund, plus a $20 gift card.
Two other consumer products were recalled for fire and burn hazards.
Chang Type is recalling its Porter-Cable 10-inch table saws because the motor can overheat. The company has received 61 reports of the motor overheating and causing fires. One consumer reported smoke damage to the home, but no injuries have been reported.
The saws were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide from June 2016 to September 2018, and have a model number of PCX362010.
Consumers should stop using the table saws and contact Chang Type at 877-206-7151 for a refund.
Spansive is recalling its Spansive Source wireless, multiphone chargers because the metallic accessories attached to phones can overheat while charging, posing a burn hazard.
The company has received one report of an accessory overheating when placed on the charger. No injuries were reported.
The product was sold exclusively at Spansive’s website, and only chargers sold on May 23 and May 24 are included in the recall.
Consumers should stop using the chargers and return them to Spansive for a full refund.