Ikea is recalling about 29 million chests and dressers because they are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. The recall involves MALM models and other children’s and adult chests and dressers. Affected units were sold at Ikea between April 2006 and June 2016 for between $70 and $200. Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest or dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it in an area that children cannot access. Contact Ikea for a choice between two options: refund or a free wall-anchoring repair kit.
Mayborn USA is recalling about 255,000 electric bottle and food warmers because the warmers can overheat and catch on fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The recall involves Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature electric bottle and food warmers. Affected units were sold at mass merchandise stores including Baby Depot, Baby Heaven, Bealls Outlet, BuyBuy Baby, CVS, Giant, Ideal Baby and Kids, Kohl’s, Marco Baby, Marshalls, Meijer, Ross Stores, Sam’s Club, Target, TJ Maxx, Toys R Us, Walgreens and Wal-Mart nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Diapers.com, Drugstore.com and Quidsi.com between July 2011 and April 2016 for about $21 for the individual bottle and food warmer and about $120 as part of a set. Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled bottle and food warmers and contact Mayborn for free replacement warmers.
Auldey Toys is recalling about 325,000 sky rover toys because the USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with the Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. Affected units were sold at Wal-Mart and other mass merchandisers and independent toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com between January 2015 and January 2016 for between $11 and $15. Consumers should immediately stop using the USB cords and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord. af
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