The following recalls have been announced:
DETAILS: Chicco Polly High Chairs imported by Artsana USA Inc. of Lancaster, Pa.; sold at retail stores including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko and Toys R Us, and online including Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Babyage.com, Babysupermart.com, Diapers.com and Target.com from January 2005 through July 2012. The high chairs have pegs on the back legs intended for tray storage. The high chairs have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat. The model number and date code are printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. They were manufactured in China.
WHY: Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury.
INCIDENTS: The firm is aware of 21 reports of incidents in which a child fell against the peg and received injuries, including four laceration injuries requiring medical closure (stitches, tape or glue) and one scratched cornea.
HOW MANY: About 455,000 in the United States and 30,690 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact Chicco at 800-807-8817 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.chiccousa.com/pollykit .
DECORATIVE LIGHT SETS
DETAILS: 200 Mini Lights imported by Family Dollar Services, Inc. of Matthews, N.C.; sold exclusively at Family Dollar stores from September through December 2011. The decorative light sets have "200 Mini Lights" and "Multi Lights, Green Wire" printed on the red box. They were manufactured in China.
WHY: The light sets do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire and shock hazard.
INCIDENTS: There were three reports of overheating. No injuries or property damage reported.
HOW MANY: About 280,000.
FOR MORE: Contact Family Dollar Stores at 800-547-0359, or visit the firm's website at http://www.familydollar.com .
GIRLS AQUA SOCKS
DETAILS: Old Navy Toddler Girl Aqua Socks retailed by Old Navy of San Francisco, Calif.; sold at Old Navy stores in the U.S. and Canada, and at oldnavy.com in the U.S. and at oldnavy.ca in Canada from February through June 2012. The slip-on shoes have pull-on tabs on both the front and back of the foot opening of the shoe. They were sold in pink and purple in toddler sizes 5-11. A small tag inside the foot opening contains the style number, size information and country of origin. The shoes were manufactured in China.
WHY: The Aqua Socks have less traction when worn on wet or smooth surfaces such as hardwood or tile, creating a slip and fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two customers reported falls with minor injuries that did not require medical attention.
HOW MANY: About 34,000 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact Old Navy at 866-580-9930 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. EDT, Saturday between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. EDT, and Sunday between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. EDT, or email Old Navy at custserv(at)oldnavy.com.
FOLDING STEP STOOLS
DETAILS: Folding Step Stools imported by Molenaar LLC of Willmar, Minn.; distributed for free by various companies as promotional products between March and May 2012. The 13-inch high folding step stools are plastic and have a handle for carrying it when folded. The stools have a single step and come in beige with a brown top. The stools, used as promotional products, have various company logos imprinted on the side panel beneath the top of the stool. The stools were manufactured in China.
WHY: The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: No incidents or injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 3,700.
FOR MORE: Contact Molenaar at 877-719-4442, or visit the firm's website at http://www.miline.com .