The following recalls were issued May 23 - 27 by federal and state agencies:
Boys' Jackets: Hind Fashions is recalling Boys' Hooded Jackets sold at Burlington Coat Factory January 2006 - September 2009. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard. This recall involves boys' hooded jackets with drawstrings that are blue suede on the outside and have fur lining on the inside. "Hind Leather" is printed on the tag on the back of the neck. This recall also involves a black quilted leather hooded jacket with drawstrings that has fur surrounding the hood. "Lil' Phat" is printed on the tag on the back of the neck. Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings or return the garment to Hind Fashions or Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Hind Fashions, 888-643-4463
Girls' Coats: S. Rothschild & Co. is recalling girls' coats with strings sold September 2006 - September 2009. Strings on the detachable cape can pose a strangulation hazard. This recall involves S. Rothschild girls' wool coats with a detachable cape. Two faux pompoms are attached to the end of strings that hang from the cape. The sewn-in neck tag reads, "Rothchild Since1881." Consumers should immediately remove the strings or remove the detachable cape to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can also return the cape to S. Rothschild for a free repair. Consumers can also contact S. Rothschild, 800-223-2664
Children's Jackets: Lollytogs Ltd. is recalling Rim Rocka Boys' Hooded Jackets and Pelle Pelle Girls' Hooded Jackets sold February 2008 - September 2009. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood and the vests have a drawstring through the waist which can pose strangulation and entanglement hazards. This recall involves boys' Rim Rocka hooded sweatshirts that are black or navy blue with red and white trim or gray and white trim and have a large number embroidered on the front of the sweatshirt. They have an emblem on the left shoulder that reads "RR". There is a tag at the back of the neck that reads "Rim Rocka" Official Sports Apparel." This recall also involves girls' Pelle Pelle hooded jackets that have a zipper front that zippers to the top of the hood. It reads "Soda Club pelle pelle" on the top right of the sweatshirt. The tag at the back of the neck of the sweatshirt reads "pelle pelle." Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings or return the garment to the place of purchase for a refund or credit. Consumers can also contact Lollytogs, 800-637-9035.
Magnet Sets: Maxfield and Oberton LLC are recalling Buckyballs® High Powered Magnets Sets sold March 2009 - March 2010. The high powered magnets sets were labeled "Ages 13+" and do not meet the mandatory toy standard F963-08 which requires that such powerful magnets are not sold for children under 14. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. This recall involves the Buckyballs® high powered magnets sets labeled "Ages 13+." The set contains 216 powerful rare earth magnets. Consumers should contact Maxfield and Oberton, 888-847-8716, for instructions on receiving a refund upon return of a complete set of magnets.
Basketball-Shaped Chairs: Colleen Karis Designs LLC is recalling All-Star Basketball Chair and Ottoman Sets sold at HomeGoods stores February 2009 - April 2010. Surface paints on the lettering on both sides of the basketball chair could contain excessive levels of lead. The vinyl chair is round in shape to resemble a basketball, orange/brown in color and measures about 20 inches in diameter. "All-Star" is printed on both sides in black. "Colleen Karis Designs" is printed on a tag on the bottom of the chair. Consumers should return the chair and ottoman set to Colleen Karis Designs for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Colleen Karis Designs, 866-278-7938
Vacuums: Hoover Inc. is recalling Hoover® WindTunnel T-Series™ Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaners with Cord Rewind Feature sold August 2009 - May 2010. The power cord is not properly routed or securely seated in the cord rewind assembly allowing the power cord to be pulled loose. This poses fire and shock hazards. This recall involves Hoover® WindTunnel T-Series™ Bagless Upright vacuum cleaners with the cord rewind feature. This feature enables the cord to wind inside the vacuum for storage. Consumers should contact Hoover, 888-891-2054, for a free repair.
Tea Glasses: Cost Plus Inc. is recalling Moroccan tea glasses sold at Cost Plus/World Market stores June - November 2009. The Moroccan tea glasses contain excessive levels of lead in the exterior coloring. The recalled Moroccan tea glasses were sold in 7-ounce and 11.25-ounce sizes. The glasses have an etched graphic design on the outside of the glass and were sold in assorted colors such as blue, green, and red. Consumers should return the glasses to any Cost Plus/World Market store for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Cost Plus, 877-967-5362.
For more information: www.recalls.org