Henry’s (and Halia’s!) World

Their story from conception to the present



Image hosted by Photobucket.com

Filed under: Album — Ada at 11:23 pm on Monday, October 31, 2005
© Copyright Ada Kanu 2017


CPSC, Dorel Juvenile Group USA Announce Recall to Repair

Filed under: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission — Ada at 1:07 pm on Friday, October 28, 2005
© Copyright Ada Kanu 2017

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2005
Release #06-018 Dorel Ride-On Hotline: (866) 611-3022
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Dorel Juvenile Group USA Announce Recall to Repair Battery-Powered Ride-On Vehicles
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Battery-Powered Ride-On Vehicles

Units: About 141,000

Manufacturer: Dorel Juvenile Group USA, of Columbus, Ind.

Hazard: An electronic malfunction can occur in the ride-on vehicle’s circuit board and/or battery connector, resulting in smoking and melting of components. This poses a vehicle fire hazard and a burn hazard to consumers if components are touched while malfunctioning.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 49 reports of overheating or melting components on the ride-on vehicles. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled battery-powered ride-on vehicles include the Pink Corvette®, Torch Red Corvette®, Yellow Race Car Corvette®, Red Electroplate Corvette®, Fire Engine, and Batmobile® with the model numbers listed in the chart below. They were sold under the brands Safety 1st and Kid Trax by Safety 1st. The ride-on vehicles were manufactured between January 2004 and August 2005. The manufacture date is located on the underside of the unit and is molded into the plastic body as shown below. The circle on left displays the month of manufacture, the circle on the right displays the year of manufacture. The model numbers are located on the underside of the vehicles near the date code.

Safety 1st Pink Corvette® 50503/50503A
Safety 1st Torch Red Corvette® 50504/50504A
Safety 1st Yellow Race Car Corvette® 50505/50505A
Safety 1st Red Electroplate Corvette® 50521/50521A
Kid Trax Fire Engine 50506/50506A
Safety 1st Batmobile® 50527

Sold at: Major toy stores and mass merchandise outlets nationwide under the brands Safety 1st and Kid Trax by Safety 1st from January 2004 through August 2005 for about $300.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled ride-on vehicles away from children immediately and contact the company for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dorel Juvenile Group’s Ride-On hotline toll-free at (866) 611-3022 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.djgusa.com

Month Year

Pink Corvette®
Torch Red Corvette®

Yellow Race Car Corvette®
Red Electroplate Corvette®

Fire Engine
Batmobile®

Send the link for this page to a friend! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC’s web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.asp. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

Collage

Filed under: Album — Ada at 5:03 pm on Friday, October 21, 2005
© Copyright Ada Kanu 2017

I love my Papa

Filed under: Album — Ada at 4:54 pm on Friday, October 21, 2005
© Copyright Ada Kanu 2017

CPSC, Design Ideas Ltd. Announce Recall of Bean Bag Furniture Sets

Filed under: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission — Ada at 7:48 pm on Tuesday, October 18, 2005
© Copyright Ada Kanu 2017

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2005
Release #06-005

Firm’s Recall Hotline:(800) 426-6394
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Design Ideas Ltd. Announce Recall of Bean Bag Furniture Sets

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Lily Chair and Lily Ottoman Bean Bag Sets

Units: About 1,100 sets

Importer: Design Ideas Ltd., of Springfield, Ill.

Hazard: The chair and ottoman do not have locking zippers or warning labels.
CPSC is aware of children who have died from suffocation when they unzipped,
inhaled and ingested small pellets in similar bean bag furniture.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been no incidents or injuries reported.

Description: The Lily chair and Lily ottoman were sold together as a bean bag
furniture set. The chair and ottoman sets were sold in ivory/white
(model 170001), ivory/blue (model 170003), ivory/black (model 170004)
and ivory/orange (model 170009). Model numbers can be found on a label
affixed to the bottom of the furniture.

Sold at: Specialty gift and furniture stores nationwide sold the chair
and ottoman sets from January 2004 through July 2005 for about $170.

Manufactured in: Thailand.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chair and ottoman set
immediately, keep them out of reach of young children and contact Design
Ideas to arrange to return the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Design Ideas at
(800) 426-6394 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm’s Web site at www.designideas.net

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product,
please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06005.html

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting
the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more
than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.
Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents
cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed
to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The
CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys,
cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -
contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths
and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Next Page »
changing.gif