Recalls this week: Bicycles, toys and Lululemon tops
Tops from Lululemon are among this week's recalled products. Other recalled items include faulty bicycles and toys with lead paint.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Three models of Classroom Select NeoRok Stools with a tilting and rocking feature, for use by children in the classroom. Recalled stools were sold in three sizes: 15-inch tall (Item Number 1496633), 18-inch tall (Item Number 1496340) and 20-inch tall (Item Number 1496342). The Classroom Select logo is printed on one side of the base and the NeoRok name is printed on the other side of the base. They were sold through Classroom Direct catalogs, School Specialty Furniture and Equipment catalogs, School Specialty Education Essentials catalogs, School Specialty Early Childhood catalogs, and on http://www.schoolspecialty.com from May 2015 through June 2015. They cost between $105 and $115.
WHY: The stool can break, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of stools breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,350.
FOR MORE: Call School Specialty at 877-204-3948 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or visit http://www.schoolspecialty.com and click on "Product Recall" on the bottom right.
DETAILS: The recall is for Cannondale, Diamondback, Giant, GT, INA International, Schwinn, Scott and Trek brand bicycles. They have SR Suntour bicycle forks models M3010, M3020, M3030, NEX and XCT. The recalled forks have serial numbers in the top row beginning with "K" and ending with a number between 141101 and150127, located on the back of the fork's crown. The serial number is the first row. The model number is in the second row. "SR Suntour" is printed on stickers on both sides of the fork legs. A detailed list of the specific model numbers included in the recall is on the firm's website. The bikes were sold at bicycle stores, sports stores and mass merchandisers from November 2014 through May 2015 for between $300 and $400.
WHY: The bolt that attaches the upper part of the bicycle's fork to the lower part of the fork can break or separate and cause the front wheel to come off the bicycle, posing a crash risk for riders.
INCIDENTS: 15 reports of the bolts breaking or separating from the bicycles, including two reports of minor injuries, including abrasions, cuts and bruises.
HOW MANY: About 68,000 in the U.S. and 33,600 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call SR Suntour at 888-820-8458 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or visit http://www.srsuntour-cycling.com and click on Safety Recall Notice.
ELECTRIC BLOWER AND VACCUUM
DETAILS: Worx brand electric blower and vacuum. The "Worx" logo is printed on the side of the motor housing and the model and serial numbers are printed on the opposite side of the motor housing. The recall includes model number WG507 with serial number ranges including 201418000134 through 201418018263, 201418018268 through 201418021382 and 201511000379 through 201511001397. They were sold at Menards and Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2015 through May 2015 for about $40.
WHY: The grounded and ungrounded wiring in the electric blower could be reversed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 24,300 in the U.S. and 370 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Positec at 866-955-4579 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, send email to blower(at)positecgroup.com or visit http://www.worx.com and click on "Product Recall Information" in the "News & Press" section at the bottom of the page.
LULULEMON WOMEN'S TOPS
DETAILS: The recalled tops have an elastic draw cord with hard metal or plastic tips in the hood or around the neck area. Recalled tops come in a variety of colors and styles. Each top displays an embroidered or printed Lululemon logo; the location of the logo varies with the style of the garment. They were sold at Lululemon stores, online at http://www.lululemon.com and at other retailers from January 2008 to December 2014. They sold for between $75 and $260.
WHY: When the elastic draw cord is pulled or caught on something and released, it can snap back, hitting the face and cause an injury.
INCIDENTS: Seven reported incidents, resulting in seven injuries to the face and eye.
HOW MANY: About 133,000 in the U.S. and 185,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Lululemon at 877-263-9300 from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. EST Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST on Saturday and Sunday, send email to Lululemon's Guest Education Centre at gec(at)lululemon.com or visit http://www.lululemon.com and click on "Important Safety Notice."
DETAILS: Wel-Bilt brand Little Diggers, which are stationary scooper toys with moveable poles that allow the child to scoop items up into the bucket. It has a manufacture date of August 2014 through June 2015. Wel-Bilt is printed on the front of the bucket and the manufacture date is written on the tracking label located on the bucket. The item number (hash)28303 is printed only on the toy's packaging. They were sold at Northern Tool + Equipment retail stores and catalogs and online at Amazon.com, Kotulas.com and NorthernTool.com from August 2014 through June 2015 for about $30.
WHY: The red paint on the Little Digger toy frame contains excessive levels of lead.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 7,000.
FOR MORE: Call Northern Tool + Equipment at 888-518-0339 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or visit http://www.northerntool.com . Click on "Product Recalls" near the bottom of the homepage.