A line of water bottles that contain high levels of lead are among this week's recalled consumer products.
Here's a closer look:
DETAILS: Five styles of kids' insulated water bottles with printed graphics sold at L.L. Bean retail stores, online at www.llbean.com and in L.L. Bean catalogues from July 2015 through May 2016. The bottles are 13.5 ounces capacity with the following color prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly and Robo Shark. The item identification number 297684 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the bottle. Also printed on the sticker are "PO#844" and "BB2D2-LLB-R45-0413."
WHY: The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 6,700.
FOR MORE: Call L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. or visit www.llbean.com and click on "Recall & Safety Info" at the bottom of the page for more information.
BRACELETS AND NECKLACES
DETAILS: Silver heart bracelets and sweet charm necklaces for children sold at Things Remembered stores nationwide and online at www.thingsremembered.com from February 2015 through June 2016. The 6-inch, silver-plated bracelets have 10 silver hearts and circle links, a lobster claw clasp, and one silver heart-shaped charm. The necklaces are gold plated on a 13-inch box chain with a 2-inch extender, a lobster claw closure and three charms - a pink ice cream cone, a pink crystal cupcake and a gold-plated tag with "SWEET" engraved.
WHY: The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limit. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 6,700 bracelets and 3,300 necklaces in the U.S. Also, 300 bracelets and 100 necklaces in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Things Remembered toll-free at 866-902-4438 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, send email to email@example.com or visit www.thingsremembered.com and click on "Product Recalls" under "Company Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork. The frame is matte black. A Cannondale decal can be found on the downtube.
WHY: The bicycle's fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: The firm has received 30 reports of the bicycle's fork axle cracking, including a report of a fall that resulted in a concussion and bruising.
HOW MANY: About 3,100 from June 2010 through December 2014.
FOR MORE: Call Cannondale at 800-245-3872 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.cannondale.com and click on Safety Notices and Recalls at the bottom of the main page for more information.
CROSSBOW COCKING DEVICES
DETAILS: This recall involves rope-cocking devices shipped by Crosman Corp. with Centerpoint Sniper 370 crossbows with serial numbers beginning with "015." The serial number is printed on the right side of the crossbow above the trigger. The Centerpoint Sniper 370 crossbow has a camouflaged stock and measures 36.5 inches long. The rope-cocking device is a rope with a black plastic "T'' shaped handle at each end. A pair of black plastic tabbed hooks are connected to the rope. The rope-cocking device measures 45 inches from handle to handle. The words "CENTERPOINT" and "SNIPER 370" are printed on the crossbow's frame.
WHY: Tabs on the hooks attaching the rope-cocking device to the crossbow string can bind as the device is pulled back, causing the hooks to break and the rope to recoil, posing a risk of injury, including laceration.
INCIDENTS: Crosman has received three reports of broken hooks on the rope cocking device, including one report of a facial laceration.
HOW MANY: About 1,400.
FOR MORE: Contact Crosman Corp. toll-free at 866-583-7340 any time or online at www.crosman.com and click on "Important Safety Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: This recall involves Nu Skin Epoch mist diffusers. The diffuser is a plastic bowl with a glass lid and bamboo trim ring, used to diffuse essential oils. "Nu Skin" is engraved in the bamboo on the side of the product. The white and tan diffusers are 6.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in height. The recalled lot numbers are PZ11351, PZ17051, PZ21551, PZ03151 and PZ03451. The lot number is printed on the white plastic on the bottom of the product.
WHY: Mold can develop on the product, posing a health risk to individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 44,000 in the U.S. and about 4,800 in Canada and 400 in Mexico.
FOR MORE: Call Nu Skin at 888-238-9465 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nuskin.com, select United States, click the Contact link at the bottom of the page and then click on "Epoch Mist Bamboo Diffuser Recall" for more information.
VIDEO BABY MONITORS
DETAILS: This recall involves Lorex Care 'N' Share video baby monitors. The model numbers included in this recall are WL3520, WL4320 and WL3401. The model numbers are printed on the back panel of the monitor. The monitors were sold in bundles with cameras. The monitors contain a blue lithium polymer battery and measure about 4 inches tall by 5 inches wide. The monitors have a white plastic back and either a white or black border. "LOREX" or "The Lorex Baby" is printed below the monitor screen.
WHY: The video monitor's batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off. This can expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: The firm has received 488 reports of batteries overheating and expanding; about 140 reports involved the swelling of the battery pack, causing its plastic casing to open or come off. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 26,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact Lorex toll-free at 844-265-7388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lorextechnology.com and click on "Lorex Baby monitor safety alert and recall" for more information.