Baby Products Recall Singapore 2013 January 10 2014, 0 Comments

Parents, are you up-to-date on the list of baby products recall? Take a look and stay informed to keep your little ones healthy and happy.

12 Dec 2013: IKEA issues updated alert on SMILA wall-mounted lamps
IKEA urges all customers that have an IKEA SMILA wall mounted lamp to check immediately that the lamp and cord are out of reach of children when in a cot or playpen. Ensure that the cord is securely fastened to the wall as loose lamp cords can present a strangulation hazard to infants and children. 

28 Nov 2013: Smiggle recalls “Light Up Words Fan”
Smiggle Singapore Pte Ltd has issued a voluntary product recall of its “Light Up Words Fan” (style 410738) which was sold at Smiggle stores and online from 9 October 2013. The internal mechanism of the fan may overheat and pose a potential fire hazard. The overheating could cause the product to smoke or potentially set alight, causing serious injury to the user. 


13 Sep 2013: Build-A-Bear Workshop recalls Sulley character stuffed animal
Build-A-Bear Workshop has issued a voluntary product recall of its Sulley character stuffed animal (Model Number: 020241), sold in June 2013. The stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. 

 

9 Sep 2013: Hachette Children's Books recalls "Red Green Blue I Love You" and "Count My Kisses 1 2 3" board books by Sandra Magsamen
Hachette Children's Books has issued a recall of the "Red Green Blue I Love You" and "Count My Kisses 1 2 3" board books by Sandra Magsamen. Small parts can be detached from the books, which may pose a potential choking hazard to young children. 

 

20 Aug 2013: TOMY recalls “Winnie the Pooh’s little band” toy
TOMY Company Ltd has issued a recall of the “Winnie the Pooh’s Little Band, Kuma No Pooh-san Chiisana Ongakutai” toy. The piano toy with removable maracas and tambourine can present a choking hazard to babies as part-joining screws have been found to be missing in some products. 

15 Aug 2013: IKEA recalls KRITTER AND SNIGLAR junior beds
IKEA has received seven reports of breakage of the metal rod connecting the guardrail to the bed frame. A broken rod could expose sharp metal edges, presenting a laceration hazard. No reports of any injuries caused by breakage of the metal rod have been reported. 

12 Jun 2013: Nap Nanny Baby Recliners
Retailers in the United States and Australia have recalled the Nap Nanny portable recliners due to strangulation, entrapment and fall hazards posed to children. Since 2010, there have been five deaths and over 70 injuries reported in the United States. These baby recliners may pose a substantial risk of injury and even death, to infants. 

4 Apr 2013: Bugaboo to replace carry handle for the Bugaboo Cameleon3
Bugaboo International B.V. has issued a notice to replace the carry handles for itsCameleon3 strollers. The current carry handle connectors may break, presenting a falling hazard. Consumers are advised to contact the local importers or the company for replacement of the carry handles, or check with the local importers if the models on sale have had the carry handles replaced. 

11 Jan 2013: Bugaboo to replace carry handles for Cameleon and Donkey model strollers
Bugaboo International B.V. has issued a notice to replace the carry handles for its Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model strollers. Under certain conditions, the white button on the carry handle may pop out when the Bugaboo Cameleon or Bugaboo Donkey carrycot/seat is resting on the ground or is placed on an unstable surface. If the white button pops out, the carry handle may detach on one side. If this happens while the carry cot or seat is occupied, this may pose a fall or choking hazard to the child. 

                                           

For more information about other product recalls in 2013 and contact details, please refer to http://www.spring.gov.sg/qualitystandards/cps/sat/pages/product-safety-alerts.aspx#.Us5M1PQW2Sr