Ikea is recalling about 169,000 crib mattresses because the mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. The recall involves Vyssa style crib mattresses with the following five model names: Vackert, Vinka, Spelevink, Slöa and Slummer. Affected units were sold at Ikea stores nationwide and online at ikea-usa.com from August 2010 to May 2014 for about $100. Consumers should inspect the recalled mattresses by making sure there is no gap larger than the width of two fingers between the ends of the crib and the mattress. If any gap is larger, customers should immediately stop using the recalled mattress and return it to any Ikea store for an exchange or a full refund.
Family Dollar is recalling about 254,000 Tough Treadz Auto Carrier toy sets because the die-cast metal cars can have sharp edges that pose a laceration hazard. The recall involves a plastic toy truck with a plastic case that holds 6 die-cast metal toy cars in assorted colors. The cab of the truck comes in black, blue or red. Affected units were sold at Family Dollar Stores nationwide from September 2014 through December 2014 for about $5. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy sets, and return them to any Family Dollar Store location for a full refund.
Lazy One is recalling about 8,400 children’s pajamas and robes because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a burn hazard to children. The recall involves 100 percent polyester Lazy One children’s sleepwear garments, including footed pajamas and two robes. Garments with “Flame Resistant” printed on the neck label are not included in this recall. Affected units were sold at department stores and children’s boutiques nationwide and online at lazyone.com from October 2013 through June 2014 for about $22 for the pajamas and about $15 for the robes. Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas and robes away from children and return them to Lazy One for a free replacement garment, including shipping.
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