A line of children’s shoes with sharp rivets are among this week’s recalled consumer product recalls. Other recalled products include clutches and projection night lights.
DETAILS: Skidders Footwear children’s canvas tennis shoes sold in three sizes: 12M, 18M and 24M. They were sold at Meijer stores located in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin, from August 2016 through October 2016.
WHY: The rivets on the shoes have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS: Three reports of the rivets scratching the feet of the wearer. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 5,500.
FOR MORE: Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoes away from children and contact Skidders Footwear to receive a full refund.
DETAILS: Model year 2009 through 2015 Hammerhead Off-Road GL 150, GTS 150 and GTS Platinum fun-karts sold from August 2009 through July 2016. The recalled fun-karts have two seats and a rear cargo rack and were sold in red, black, white, orange, blue and green. “GTS” is printed on the side cage and the hood of the GTS models and “Hammerhead” is printed on the hood of the GL models. Serial numbers are printed on the cross bar behind the seats. More details can be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Hammerhead-Off-Road-Recalls-Fun-Karts
WHY: The fuel tank can crack and cause the fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 9,000.
FOR MORE: Call Hammerhead Off-Road at 844-298-6528 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, send email to email@example.com or visit www.hammerheadoffroad.com and click on “Latest News” for more information.
DETAILS: Two models of the G-Force CVT clutches that are aftermarket metallic, cylinder-shaped replacement clutch assemblies for use in all-terrain-vehicles and utility task vehicles. The part number, “G-FORCE” and the Gates logo are printed on the round top of the clutch. The UPC, part number and internal product number are printed on the packaging. They were sold at 3P Off Road of Tomball, Texas; Carolina Custom ATV of Apex, North Carolina; Sawgie Bottom Outdoor Powersports of Leesville, Louisiana; and Tuner Solutions of Deville, Louisiana, from March 2016 through September 2016. The recall includes part number CVTPRM001 with UPC number 770075699415 and internal product number 76920001. Also, part number CVTPRM002 with UPC number 770075701316 and internal product number 76920005.
WHY: The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle and cause fragmentation and forcefully eject parts, posing laceration or impact injury hazards to the operator.
INCIDENTS: Three reports of the clutch breaking during operation of an ATV, including one report of a laceration to the rider.
HOW MANY: About 500.
FOR MORE: Call Gates at 800-766-9504 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gates.com and click on “CVT Clutch Recall” for more information.
PROJECTION NIGHT LIGHTS
DETAILS: Color changing projection night lights with a rotating plug and dome top with LED lights that change colours from red, blue and green. “Made in China” and “0.6W 60Hz 120VAC” are etched in the plastic base of the night lights near the plug component. They were sold in LTD Commodities and The Lakeside Collection catalogues and at www.ltdcommodities.com and www.lakeside.com from July 2016 through October 2016.
WHY: The night lights can short circuit, posing shock and fire hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Seven reports of sparks, smoke and damage to outlets. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 39,000.
FOR MORE: Call LTD Commodities at 866-736-3654 or The Lakeside Collection at 866-847-4327 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT or visit the www.ltdcommodities.com or www.lakeside.com for more information.