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1. REI Recalls Outdoor Rocker Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/REI-Recalls-Outdoor-Rocker-Chairs/

 

2. Kona Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Kona-Recalls-Bicycles/

 

3. PetSmart Recalls Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits Due to Laceration Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Recalls-Top-Fin-Betta-Bowl-Kits

 

4. PetSmart Expands Recall of Fish Bowls Due to Laceration Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Expands-Recall-of-Fish-Bowls/

 

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Recall Date: November 17, 2015

Recall Number: 16-035

 

REI Recalls Outdoor Rocker Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/REI-Recalls-Outdoor-Rocker-Chairs/

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: evrgrn Campfire Rocker Chairs

 

Hazard: The chair can tip backwards while rocking, posing a fall hazard to the user.

 

Remedy: Replace, Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact REI for a free replacement or a full refund.

 

Consumer Contact: REI at 800-426-4840 from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. PT daily or online at www.REI.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/REI-Recalls-Outdoor-Rocker-Chairs/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 30,500

 

Description: This recall involves REI evrgrn Campfire Rocker chairs. The collapsible rocking chairs were sold in blue, gray, green, and orange fabric supported by four metal tubes and wooden rockers at the base and are intended for outdoor use. A small black tab is attached to the edge of the fabric seat containing the word “evrgrn”. The chair comes in a portable bag whose color matches that of the fabric seat.

 

Incidents/Injuries: REI has received four reports of children who have tipped over in the rocker chairs while in the store. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold exclusively at: REI stores nationwide and online at www.REI.com from April 2015 through August 2015 for about $100.

 

Importer/Distributor: Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), of Kent, Wash.

 

Manufactured in: China

 

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Recall Date: November 17, 2015

Recall Number: 16-037

 

Kona Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Kona-Recalls-Bicycles/

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Kona Wo bicycles

 

Hazard: The bicycle fork can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

 

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Kona or an authorized Kona dealer for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle fork.

 

Consumer Contact: Kona at 800-566-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, online at www.konaworld.com and click on the 2014 Kona Wo Recall link under the Support tab for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Kona-Recalls-Bicycles/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 530

 

Description: This recall involves all 2014 Kona Wo bicycles with a charcoal black frame and silver decals. The word "Wo" is on the top tube of the frame and the word "Kona" is on the down tube of the frame and on the side of the seat.

 

Incidents/Injuries: Kona has received one report of the bicycle fork breaking at the junction of the crown. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold at: Authorized Kona dealers nationwide from September 2013 through July 2014 for about $1,700.

 

Distributor: Kona Bicycle Company, of Ferndale, Wash.

 

Manufactured in: Taiwan

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Recall Date: November 17, 2015

Recall Number: 16-036

 

PetSmart Recalls Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits Due to Laceration Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Recalls-Top-Fin-Betta-Bowl-Kits

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Top Fin Betta Bowl Kit with LED Light

 

Hazard: The glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.

 

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled betta bowls, safely dispose of the glass bowl and return the plastic base with power cord and adapter to any PetSmart store for a full refund.

 

Consumer Contact: PetSmart toll-free at 888-839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.petsmart.com and click on “Product Recalls” listed under “Shop With Us” for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Recalls-Top-Fin-Betta-Bowl-Kits

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 148,000 (in addition, about 8,000 sold in Canada)

 

Description: The Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits with LED Lights include a 0.6-gallon glass betta bowl and a base with an LED light. The plastic bases come in black, blue, pink, purple and silver. The following UPC numbers are located on the packages of recalled items.

 

Color     UPC

Black      73725752848

Blue       73725747577

Pink       73725747595

Purple   73725752855

Silver     73725747598

 

 

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of incidents, including five reports of cuts to fingers and hands.

 

Sold exclusively at: PetSmart stores nationwide and online at www.petsmart.com from September 2013 through October 2015 for about $25.

 

Importer: PetSmart Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz.

 

Manufactured in: China

 

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55842r-eng.php .

 

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Recall Date:  November 17, 2015

Recall Number: 16-038

 

PetSmart Expands Recall of Fish Bowls Due to Laceration Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Expands-Recall-of-Fish-Bowls/

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of product: Glass fish bowls

 

Hazard: The glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

 

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the fish bowl and return the fish bowl to any PetSmart store for a full refund. Use caution when handling the fish bowl for return due to the hazard.

 

Consumer Contact: PetSmart toll-free at 888-839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.petsmart.com and click on “Product Recalls” under the “Shop With Us” heading at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Expands-Recall-of-Fish-Bowls/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 81,300 in the U.S. and 4,000 in Canada (an additional 10,200 were recalled in the U.S. on April 24, 2014 and 1,000 were previously recalled in Canada)

 

Description: This recall involves the 1.75 gallon glass fish bowl that is shaped like a brandy snifter. These fish bowls were sold under the Grreat Choice or Top Fin brand names with SKU number 5140161 and UPC code 737257187092. The SKU and UPC codes are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the fish bowl.

 

Incidents/Injuries: PetSmart has received 20 new reports of the glass fish bowl breaking during normal use, including 14 additional reports of cuts to fingers and hands. Seven cuts required stitches and three others required surgery for lacerated tendons.

 

Sold exclusively at: PetSmart stores nationwide from March 2010 through September 2013 for about $20.

 

Importer/Distributor: PetSmart Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz.

 

Manufacturer:  Shanghai Freeart Trading Co. Ltd., of China

 

Manufactured in: China

 

Health Canada’s press release is available at:  http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55848r-eng.php .

 

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