Ignite USA is recalling about 130,000 Bueno by Contigo kids’ straw tumblers because if a child chews on the drinking straw, small pieces can break off in to the child’s mouth, posing a risk of ingestion or aspiration of the small part. The recall involves eight different styles of plastic drinking tumblers. The tumblers were sold with a lid and a straw. Some of the straws have a plastic mold in the shape of fangs, lips, a mustache or zipper affixed to the top. Affected units were sold at Meijer and Target stores nationwide from May 2015 through September 2015 for about $6. Consumers should immediately take the recalled tumblers from children and contact Ignite for a full refund.
Amax is recalling about 44,000 electric pencil sharpeners because the electric components inside can energize the pencil sharpener, posing a shock hazard. The recall involves Bostitch Quietsharp Glow Classroom and Super Pro Commercial electric pencil sharpeners. Affected units were sold at Office Depot, Staples and other office supply stores and distributors nationwide and online at Amazon.com from April 2012 through August 2015 for between $75 and $155. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric pencil sharpeners, unplug them from the outlet and contact Amax for a free replacement unit.
PetSmart is recalling about 148,000 betta bowl kits because the glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard. The recall involves Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits with LED Lights, including a 0.6 gallon glass betta bowl and a base with an LED light.
Affected units were sold at PetSmart stores nationwide and online at PetSmart.com from September 2013 through October 2015 for about $25. Consumers should immediately stop using the 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.
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