Comfort Research is recalling about 125,000 vinyl bean bag chairs because the zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children, who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads. The recall involves vinyl polystyrene-filled bean bag chairs with a single zipper on the exterior cover. The round chairs measure 88 to 98 inches in diameter. Affected units were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Bean Bag Company, Groupon, Kohls, Target, Toys R Us, WalMart, Wayfair and other online retailers between January 2010 and October 2013 for between $30 and $40. Consumers should immediately take the recalled bean bag chairs from children and check them for zippers that can be opened. Consumers can contact Comfort Research for instructions to permanently disable the zipper.
Dream On Me is recalling about 10,000 Incredible Two-Level Deluxe Adjustable Height Play Yards because the play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazard to young children. The recalled play yards have model numbers starting with 436A, 436B, 436O, 436P and 436R and are made with a steel, powder-coated frame base with rolling, hooded casters and have a fabric and mesh covering that comes in a variety of colors. The play yard includes a changing top, a toy bar with soft toys for entertainment, a side pocket for storage and a carrying case. Affected units were sold online at Amazon, Kohls, Toys R Us, WalMart, Wayfair and other online retailers from March 2010 through January 2014 for about $60. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled play yards and contact Dream On Me to receive a free repair kit.
Giggles International is recalling about 13,000 animated monkey toys because the battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit, posing a burn hazard. The recall involves Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey toys. The monkey is made of brown and beige plush material and is about nine inches tall. The toy is designed to hold a song book titled “Five Little Monkeys” and to sing the song when activated. Affected units were sold exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores nationwide from September 2014 to October 2014 for about $25. Consumers should immediately take the animated monkey away from children, remove the batteries and return the toy to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store or contact Giggles International for a full refund.
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