Lacrosse Helmets Recalled by Easton Sports

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 279-8545
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Lacrosse Helmets Recalled by Easton Sports Due to Facial Injury Hazard

The chin bar can break, causing the wearer to suffer a jaw or facial injury.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets

Units: About 12,000

Importer: Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Hazard: The chin bar can break, causing the wearer to suffer a jaw or facial injury.

Incidents/Injuries: Easton Sports has received six reports of the chin bar cracking or breaking on impact with a ball or lacrosse stick, including one laceration injury.

Description: This recall involves all Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets. “Easton” is printed on either side of the back of the helmet and on the jaw strap. “RAPTOR” is printed low on the back of the helmet in the center. The helmets were sold in sizes XS/S, M/L, and XL/XXL and were available in the following colors: white; matte black; silver; navy blue and white; royal blue and white; and red and white.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores and online from November 2011 through March 2012 for about $250.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these helmets immediately and contact Easton Sports for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Easton Sports toll-free at (877) 279-8545 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email eastonlacrossecustserv@eastonbellsports.com, or visit their website www.eastonlacrosse.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12138.html

Adjustable Mattress Bases Recalled by Leggett & Platt

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 853-3539
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Adjustable Mattress Bases Recalled by Leggett & Platt Due to Fire Hazard

Electrical components in the motor control board can fail and short causing overheating, which poses a fire hazard.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Power foundations or adjustable bases for mattresses

Units: About 25,200

Manufacturer: Leggett & Platt, of Georgetown, Ky.

Hazard: Electrical components in the motor control board can fail and short causing overheating, which poses a fire hazard.

Incidents: The firm has received 29 complaints of overheating in the electronic motor control board located in a housing underneath the deck of the power foundation. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: The power foundations are motorized bed frames, controlled by handheld remotes, which enable the head and/or the foot of the bed mattress to be moved up and down. These power foundations were offered in all bed sizes and they were sold with handheld remote controls. The recalled models are “Titanium,” “Gold” and “Signature” by Leggett & Platt and other brands names including Interflex, American Signature, Spring Air, Sealy and Simmons. Since power foundations look very similar, consumers should identify their products by looking at the remote controls. The remotes controls are either black or dark gray and feature multiple buttons and a label with one of these brand names: Adjustables by Leggett & Platt, Interflex, American Signature, Sealy, Simmons or Spring Air. Photographs of these remotes and these labels can be viewed anytime at www.titaniumrecall.com. No other power foundations are involved in this recall.

Sold at: Mattress retailers nationwide from March of 2008 to October of 2011 for about $1,700 to $2,200.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug the power cord and stop using the power functions of the beds. Consumers should contact Leggett to arrange for a free in-home repair of the product or for a free modification kit and consumer installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Leggett at (855) 853-3539 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday ET, or visit the firm’s website at www.titaniumrecall.com

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/prhtml12/12137.html

Safety 1st Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 762-3212
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Safety 1st Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure; Children Can Gain Unintended Access to Dangerous Items

Young children can disengage the cabinet locks, allowing access to cabinet contents and posing the risk of injury, due to dangerous or unsafe items.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Push ‘N Snap Cabinet Locks

Units: About 900,000

Importer: Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) Inc., of Columbus, Ind.

Hazard: Young children can disengage the cabinet locks, allowing access to cabinet contents and posing the risk of injury, due to dangerous or unsafe items.

Incidents/Injuries: DJG has received 200 reports of locks that did not adequately secure the cabinet, including reports of damaged locks. Of the reported incidents, the firm is aware of 140 children between the ages of 9 months and 5 years who were able to disengage the locks and gain access to the cabinet’s contents. In three of the reported incidents, the children who gained access swallowed or handled dishwashing detergent, window cleaner or oven cleaner, and were treated, observed and released from emergency treatment centers.

Description: This recall involves Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap cabinet locks with model numbers 48391 and 48442. The model numbers are printed on the back of the product and on packaging. The locks are used to secure cabinets with two straps that wrap around the knobs or handles on a cabinet door. When the product is in the “lock” position, a green triangle is shown through a window on the device. The Safety 1st logo is embossed on the front of the lock. Locks manufactured between January 2004 and November 2010 are included in the recall. The date of manufacture is embossed on the back. The arrow on the date wheel points to the month and the numbers of either side of arrow represent the year of manufacture.

Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2004 through February 2012 for between $2 and $4.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the recalled locks from cabinets and contact DJG for a free replacement Push ‘N Snap lock with model numbers HS158 or HS159. When removing the recalled locks, consumers are urged to immediately store dangerous items out of reach of children.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DJG toll-free at (866) 762-3212 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.djgusa.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12136.html

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Westinghouse Lighting

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 417-6222
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Westinghouse Lighting Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

The two 60-watt light bulbs included with the ceiling fans exceed the fan's maximum wattage, which can cause the ceiling fans to overheat or fail. This poses fire and shock hazards to consumers.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Ceiling Fans

Units: About 7,000

Importer: Westinghouse Lighting Corp., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Hazard: The two 60-watt light bulbs included with the ceiling fans exceed the fan’s maximum wattage, which can cause the ceiling fans to overheat or fail. This poses fire and shock hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The following Westinghouse Lighting ceiling fans with 24, 30 and 42-inch diameter blades are included in this recall. “Westinghouse” is printed on the fan’s ceiling canopy. The item number is printed on the fan’s motor housing.

Item Number Description Photo
72243 24-inch ceiling fan
gun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit
6 blades (black/graphite color)
78631 24-inch ceiling fan
chrome finish with opal-frosted light kit
6 blades (dark wood/beech color)
72245 30-inch ceiling fan
espresso finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (espresso/dark cherry color)
78763 30-inch ceiling fan
chrome finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (dark wood/beech color)
78764 42-inch ceiling fan
gun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (black/graphite color)

Sold by: Home improvement and hardware stores, home centers and electrical product suppliers nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from January 2011 through January 2012 for between $135 and $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fans and contact Westinghouse Lighting for two free replacement 40-watt light bulbs.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Westinghouse Lighting toll-free at (888) 417-6222 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.westinghouselighting.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12135.html

Bon Hiver Recalls Freebase Snowboard Bindings

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 456-2320
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Bon Hiver Recalls Freebase Snowboard Bindings Due To Fall Hazard

The binding's base plate can fracture from impact during use, posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Snowboard Bindings

Units: About 200

Importer: Bon Hiver Inc., of Chester, N.Y.

Hazard: The binding’s base plate can fracture from impact during use, posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.

Incidents/Injuries: Bon Hiver has received two reports of the base plates fracturing during use. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage

Description: The recalled products are Bon Hiver Freebase snowboard bindings in the following models: 11 Series – Assault or Infrared, 13 Series – Arsenal or Hellfire and 18 Series – Stealth or Storm. The bindings are sold in pairs. Each binding is made up of two pieces: a boot base and a base plate. The boot base, which attaches to the snowboarder’s boot, has a high back, ankle strap, toe strap and footplate. It is made of plastic and aluminum, has six magnets on the underside of the footplate and is made in the following colors: black, blue, red and white. The Bon Hiver logo appears on the back of the boot base near the top and across the ankle strap. The words “Bon Hiver Snowboarding” appear on the heel. The series number is located next to the logo on the back of the boot base and on the side of one of the footplates. The base plate is flat and made of black plastic. It has four locking mechanisms to attach it to the board.

Sold at: BonHiver.com and ski and snowboard retailers from November 2011 to December 2011 for between $260 and $350.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bindings and return them to Bon Hiver for a free repair and a 20 percent refund of the purchase price.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Bon Hiver at (877) 456-2320 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the firm at customerservice@bonhiver.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12134.html

The binding’s base plate can fracture from impact during use, posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.