JPC Equestrian Recalls Stirrup Leathers Due to Fall Hazard

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About 1,200 HDR Stirrup Leathers are being recalled due to the potential cracking and breaking of the stirrup, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

This recall involves five models of pre-stretched stirrup leathers. The stirrup leathers are branded with the HDR logo and name “HENRI DE RIVEL”.  The item number and UPC code are located on the hang tag.  The following models are included in the recall:

stirrup recall list

The company has received three reports of these stirrups breaking, however no injuries have been reported.  If you have these stirrups, discontinue use and contact JPC for a full refund.

CoScentrix Recalling Candles in Metal Tins because of a Possible Fire Hazard

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This recall involves 4-ounce DD branded candles sold in a round metal tin with a metal lid. The single wick candles are 2.75 inches wide by 2 inches high and were sold in 35 fragrances and colors of wax. A “DD” logo is embossed atop the metal lid. The candle fragrance is printed on a label affixed to the outside of the tin. A label on the underside of the tin is marked “$5.99” and has the SKU and batch number. Candles included in the recall have the following SKU numbers:

candle recall list

The batch numbers included are: 14070, 14071, 14072, 14073, 14076, 14077, 14078, 14132, 14134, 14135, 14139, 14140, 14155, 14156, 14157 and 14178.

CoScentrix has received two reports of the surface of the wax and the polymer coating on the tin-plated container catching on fire and one report of minor property damage.  Customers should return the candles to the nearest Hobby Lobby where they were exclusively sold for a full refund.

A Possible Burn Hazard causing Lea Industries Lighted Night Stands to be Recalled

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Lea Industries is recalling lighted night stands because they can overheat and scorch carpet, causing a burn hazard.

The night stands are made of wood, have two drawers, a power strip on the back panel and a 20 watt halogen bulb on the underside of the bottom panel. Recalled models include: 244-421 Willow Run in a toffee finish, 245-421 Willow Run in a white finish and 237-420 Americana in a medium oak finish.  They measure about 22 inches wide, 16 inches deep and 27 inches high. “Lea” and the model number are printed on a label on the back of the night stands. There are two touch buttons on either side of the side panels which operate the nightstand’s lamp.

The company has received 3 reports of the lamps underneath the stand overheating and scorching carpet, however no injuries have been reported.  If you have one of these night stands, immediately unplug the light from the outlet and contact Lea Industries for a free repair and a $50 gift card.  The only night stand included in this recall are those with a light fixture.

L.L. Bean Children’s Sweaters Recalled due to Choking Hazard

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Two styles of children’s sweaters, the Fisherman’s and Open Stitch, are being recalled due to a choking hazard.  5,300 sweaters total were recalled.

The Fisherman cardigan sweaters are a cable-knit weave with five or six buttons down the front, sold in solid colors: pink, ivory, green, natural, navy, teal and red. The Fisherman sweaters have product numbers printed on the inside back of the neck tag: 283148 (toddlers), 283149 (infants), 284855 (little girls) or 289727 (little girls). The Open Stitch cardigan sweater has one button at the top of the neckline with a crocheted knit pattern sold in blue, light pink, white and yellow with product number 286158 on the back neck tag. The sweaters were sold in little girl’s sizes 4 to 7.

No injuries or incidents have been reported with this recall.  If your child has one of these sweaters you should immediately remove the spare button attached to the label that is on the inside seam of the sweaters in order to eliminate the hazard.

VIZIO Recalls 39-inch and 42-inc E-series Flat Panel TV’s for Repair due to a Tip Over Risk

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About 245,000 VIZIO E-Series 39-inch and 42-inch televisions are being recalled for repairs because they could tip over unexpectedly causing harm to the consumer.

The flat panel televisions are black with “VIZIO” printed in the lower right corner of the television front and the VIZIO logo in the center of the back. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall:


Model and serial numbers are printed on a label on the back of the television.

VIZIO has collected 51 reports of these TV’s tipping over but no injuries have been reported.  If you have one of these recalled TV’s, detach the stand, put the TV in a safe place and contact VIZIO for a replacement stand assembly.  If you have a wall-mounted TV, still request the replacement stand assembly in case it is needed for future use.

Spencer Bar Stools from Samson International Being Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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About 800 Spencer Bar Stools from the company Samson International are being recalled due to a falling hazard.

This recall involves bar stools with a dark brown walnut finish wood with a brown leather padded back and swivel seat cushion. The stools have four legs with a footrest connecting each leg and measure 21 inches wide, 48 inches high and 23 inches deep. This recall includes stools with Samson item number M3216604 and Customer item number 845275 found on the bottom of the seat cushion.

No incidents or injuries have been reported with this stool.  If you have one of these stools, stop using them immediately and return them to the Costco store you purchased them from to receive a full refund.

Ace Bayou reports 2 deaths from Bean Bag Chairs; Recall being announced due to Suffocation and Choking hazard

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Bean bag chairs from Ace Bayou are being recalled due to suffocation and choking hazard.  Children can open the zippers on the bean bag chairs easily.  This can then allow the children to crawl inside and get trapped and then suffocate or choke on the foam beads inside the chair.

Two deaths have been reported before this recall: a 13-year-old boy from McKinney, TX and a 3-year-old girl from Lexington, KY.  They both were found inside the bean bag chairs suffocating from lack of air and inhaling the chair’s foam beads.

The recalled bean bag chairs have two zippers that can be unzipped and opened, including one of the exterior cover and other directly underneath that zipper. The recalled chairs with zippers that open were sold in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors and fabrics. They include round or L-shaped, vinyl or fabric, and are filled with polystyrene foam beads. They were sold in a variety of colors, including purple, violet, blue, red, pink, yellow, kelly green, black, port, navy, lime, royal blue, turquoise, tangerine and multi-color.  The round bean bag chairs were sold in three sizes, 30, 32 and 40 inches in diameter. The L-shaped bean bag chair measures 18 inches wide by 30 inches deep by 30 inches high. “ACE BAYOU CORP” is printed on a tag sewn into the bean bag chair’s cover seam. They were made in China.

If you think you have one of these bean bag chairs, check the zippers to see if they can be opened.  If so, take them away from children immediately and contact Ace Bayou for a free repair kit so that you can permanently disable the zipper so it cannot be opened.

Nantucket Distributing Recalls Outdoor Patio Set Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

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The recall includes 4,000 Nantucket Distributing resin wicker outdoor patio set chairs.  The set includes two brown powder coated outdoor metal resin wicker chairs and a round table with aluminum top with brown resin wicker trim. The chairs measures about 23 inches wide by 23 inches deep by 32 inches high. The table measures about 24.75 inches in diameter. The chairs were sold with a hang tag with item number RT043SET.

There have been two reports of the rear chair legs breaking, but no injuries have been reported.  If you have these chairs, return them immediately to any Christmas Tree Shops, andThat!, or Christmas Tree Shops andThat! to receive a full refund for the set or $17.50 for each chair.  These were sold during March  2014 and for the entire set, the price was around $60.

Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazards

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Around 2,500 Popkiller mini USB car charger power adapters, universal USB power adapters and 8-pin USB data sync charging cables are being recalled. The car charger has model number HHT-001 located on the flat side of the charger below the USB port. The charger measures 2 inches tall and 1 inch in diameter at its widest point. The Universal USB Power adapter has model number A1265 printed directly above the plug blades on the grey surface. The adapter measures 1.5 inches at its longest point and 1 inch wide. There is no model number printed on the 8-pin USB charging cables. All of the recalled products are sold separately and come in the colors red, orange, green, blue, purple and pink.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.  If you have any of these devices, stop using them immediately and either return them to the store where they were purchased or send them into Popkiller Headquarters for a full refund.  These were sold in Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, California at their retail locations from June 2013 through April 2014 for about $4.50 to $6.50.

Table Lamps From American Signature Recalled Due To Risk of Shock and Fire

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About 730 26-inch table lamps are being recalled from American Signature due to a risk of shock and fire.   The lamp has a 16-inch tall, rectangular shade and a square dark wood and mirror base with a mirrored circle pattern on the front. A silver on/off dial is on the lower front of the lamp’s base. A label on the underside of the lamp base has “NOVA, Item Number 1010154 and UL E312412.” The description on the customer sales invoice reads, “26” TBL LAMP-MIRROR CIRCLE.”

There have been three reports of the power dial switch on the lamp causing a short to the ground wire or popping a circuit breaker, however, no injuries have been reported.  American Signature is contacting all known consumers directly, and if you have one of these lamps, stop using it, unplug the unit, and return the lamp to the nearest Value City Furniture or American Signature Furniture store for a full refund or store credit equal to their purchase price. These were sold between February 2013 to March 2014 for about $100.