Families with young children, be on the lookout around your home for these recently-recalled products:
1. Stack Em’ Up Books Adam the Apple™ Children’s Stackable Toys
On February 9th, 2022, the CPSC recalled 200 units of Adam the Apple stackable book toys due to a lead paint hazard.
According to the CPSC website, paint on the wooden toys contains levels of lead exceeding the federal ban.
Young children who bite, lick, or otherwise ingest small flakes of paint could suffer serious health problems.
The toys contain 15 wooden pieces with a story printed on each. The toy measures about six inches tall and 6.5 inches wide and has the words “Adam the Apple, by Chris Bayon, Illustrated by Patrick Carlson” printed on the leaf.
Consumers should immediately remove the toy from their child’s reach and contact Stack Em’ Up Books to receive a prepaid return label and a full refund, whether they purchased the product online at www.stackemupbooks.com or received it for free from the Philadelphia Gift Show.
2. Escalade Sports AVENGER Tennis Tables
Also on February 9th, the CPSC recalled approximately 5,200 units of Escalade Sports’ extendable AVENGER ping-pong table.
The affected products, which were sold at Target from September – November 2021, have the model number T8482F printed on the underside of the table tennis top.
According to the CPSC website, the tables can collapse when someone leans against them, posing a fall hazard. Escalade Sports has so far received 78 reports of the tables collapsing, four of which featured minor injuries.
When extended, each table measures 108 inches long by 60 inches wide and includes a mesh net 60 inches long.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ping-pong tables and contact Escalade Sports for a free repair kit and instructions or a full refund. Consumers should not return the recalled tables to Target.
To receive a refund, Escalade Sports requires consumers to cut the net in several places, disassemble the table, and provide pictures.
3. AllMeInGeld Children’s Nightgowns
The CPSC recalled approximately 3,900 units of AllMeInGeld’s children’s nightgowns.
According to the CPSC, the recalled nightgowns failed to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, putting children at risk for potential burn injuries.
The nightgowns, sold exclusively on Amazon.com from October 2017 to June 2021, were available in three styles: long-sleeved, short-sleeved, and long-sleeved with matching doll nightgown. It was also available in seven colors: pink stripes; pink with flower print; pink with unicorn print; pink with lace decoration; green stripes, red stripes, and yellow stripes, all with a cherry printed on the left chest, and blue and pink with a cherry print.
Consumers should immediately remove the recalled nightgowns from children and stop use. Consumers who purchased the gowns through Amazon will be contacted by the company and provided prepaid mailers to return the product for a full refund.
Consumers may also contact AllMeInGeld to request a prepaid mailer to return the product for a full refund.
4. Stance Reiny Szn Mid-Cushion Crew Socks
The CPSC has recalled about 10,800 units of children’s Reiny Szn crew socks by Stance.
According to the CPSC website, the bells attached to the socks can detach, posing aspiration and choking hazards.
The socks, sold in children’s sizes medium and large, are brown cotton-blend socks with the image of a reindeer and gold bells attached to the ankle of the socks. Stance has received one report of the bells detaching and no reports of children putting the bells in their mouths.
The socks were sold in Stance stores and on www.stance.com from November to December 2021.
Consumers should immediately stop using the socks and either return the socks to a Stance store or contact the company for a prepaid shipping label to return the product for up to $20 in store credit.
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