BSN Sports is recalling about 31,000 rubber critter toys because the orange and yellow surface paint on the toys contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. The recall involves rubber critter toys sold in various colors and animal shapes including octopus, alligator, chicken, frog, pig, penguin and cow. Affected units were sold in BSN Sports and US Games catalogs and online at amazon.com, athleticconnection.com, bsnsports.com, esportsonline.com and usgames.com between February 2017 and June 2018 for about $10. Consumers should immediately take the recalled rubber critter toys away from children and contact BSN Sports for a merchandise credit. BSN Sports is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Manhattan Toy Company is recalling about 5,100 toy planes because the rubber tires can separate from the wheels, posing a choking hazard for young children. The recall involves the Pull-Back Speedy Jet, a wooden toy airplane with a blue painted body, natural wood wings and plastic wheels with black rubber tires. The recall only includes toy planes with lot code 155400 EJ. Affected units were sold at small independent stores between August 2017 and June 2018 for about $8. Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to the store where purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.
NEMO Equipment is recalling about 7,500 camping chairs because the plastic joint supports attached to the legs of the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard. The recall involves Stargaze recliner chairs sold in four colors: green, gray, teal and red. Affected units were sold at REI and specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at nemoequipment.com and rei.com between November 2017 and May 2018 for between $180 and $220. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact NEMO Equipment for a free inspection and, if necessary, a free replacement chair.
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