Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or telephone numbers listed.
About 300 Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers imported by Liberty Mountain of Salt Lake City, and manufactured by VAUDE Sport GmbH & Company KG of Germany; sold at outdoor camping and climbing stores nationwide from January 2010 through May 2012. The backpack-style child carriers were sold under the Kenta and Kenta Plus model name. “VAUDE” is printed on the back and between the shoulder straps of the carrier. “Kenta” or “Kenta Plus” is printed on the lower back or hip belt of the carrier. The carriers were sold in black, red and brown, and designed for children weighing up to 31 pounds.
The side strap’s seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard to the child in the carrier. VAUDE has received two reports of the side strap separating. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 800-366-2666 weekdays, 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.; online at www.vaude.com or www.liberty mountain.com.
About 100,500 Flexible Flyer Swing Sets manufactured by The Troxel Co. of Moscow, Tenn.; sold at Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy, other specialty stores and online nationwide from December 2011 through May 2012.
They come in 11 models, each with a seesaw attachment along with swings, bars or a slide.
The model number can be found on a sticker underneath the center of the top bar of each swing set unit. The sets were made in the U.S.
The seesaw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use, posing a fall hazard. The firm has received 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking, resulting in 13 injuries to young children that included bumps, bruises and lacerations.
Details: by phone at 888-770-7060 weekdays, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; online at www.regcen.com/flexibleflyer.
About 5,600 Contours Options LT tandem strollers imported by Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. with model number ZT012.
The model number and date of manufacture are printed on a label found on the rear leg of the stroller.
They were sold at Burlington Coat Factory and juvenile product specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and other online retailers between February and July 2012.
The front wheel assembly can break, posing a fall hazard to the child in the stroller. In addition, for strollers made in January and February 2012, the nuts that hold the stroller’s basket support screws in place can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
There have been six reports of front caster wheels breaking and two reports of the basket’s support screws and nuts detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 800-453-7673; online at www.kolcraft.com.
About 7,800 HeathCo Zenith 270 motion security lights with model number SL-5414-WH.
They were sold at Home Depot stores September 2011 through April 2012. Internal wiring can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment, posing an electric shock hazard. No incidents have been reported.
Details: by phone at 855-833-8657; by e-mail at email@example.com; online at www.heath-zenith.com/hz productnotice.