Now, that the holidays are over it’s a good time to make sure children’s toys are not dangerous and do not cause child injury in Alabama and elsewhere. Be sure to check out the latest recall list from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to make sure none of your Christmas presents are dangerous.
Our Alabama personal injury attorneys are here to offer you these latest child items on the recall list. Be sure to check this list now and to check it periodically throughout the year to make sure that you and your family are safe from any hazardous consumer products. Many common household items and children’s toys can be found on the recall list. Stay informed to help prevent injury in your home.
Land of Nod Recalls Bed Frames:
Nearly 2,000 Land of Nod Bed Frames have been recalled by Blake Bed Frames. Allegedly, the child’s torso can get dislodged in the gap between the footboard’s top rail and the mattress. This can cause an entrapment hazard. One report of these incidents has already been reported. Blake model bed frames fall under this recall. They were sold in both full- and twin-sized beds. The words “The Land of Nod” and “Blake” can be found on the bar code sticker on the bed. The beds were sold from The Land of Nod stores in both in Washington and in Illinois. They were also sold on the website from September 2009 through October 2011. If you have one of these beds, call The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904.
Bicycle Helmets for Children Recalled by Triple Eight:
Nearly 30,500 helmets are being recalled from the Triple Eight Distribution, Inc. After thorough testing, these helmets have fallen short of complying with the CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. These helmets may not protect riders. These helmets were the multi-purpose helmets also sold to be used as bicycle helmets. The helmets that were sold for children are called the “Little Tricky” helmets. They have a logo located on each side of the helmet and come in one size only. Only Triple Eight and Sector 9 s “S/M” helmets are affected. They were sold at a number of biking and sporting stores from August of 2006 to November of 2011. If you have one of these helmets, contact Triple Eight at (888) 548-8518 for a refund.
Children’s Chairs and Stools Recalled by Elegant Gifts Mart:
Nearly 3,000 Children’s Chairs and Stools are being recalled by Elegant Gifts Mart Inc. The chairs and stools are painted with yellow paint that has excessively high levels of lead. This amount of lead is prohibited under federal law. The items under this recall have the following numbers printed underneath either the chair’s seat or the stool’s seat: “JCA8036″ or “JCA8037″. The items were sold at 1 to Seven stores from September of 2010 until June of 2011. If you have one of these items, contact any 1 to Seven store or Elegant Gifts Mart for a full refund.
Children with ADHD More Likely to be Injured in an Alabama Pedestrian Accident, Alabama Injury Attorneys Blog, August 3, 2011