Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the hoverboards smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 8,700
Consumer Contact:

Contact DPI at 800-311-9263 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.iliveelectronics.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves iLive self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model numbers GSB56BC, GSB56RC, GSB65BUC, GSB56WC and GSB56GDC. The model number is printed on the bottom of the unit. The hoverboards have two wheels, one at either end of a platform, and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. “iLive” is printed in the center of the hoverboard’s top surface as well as underneath the top deck, facing the ground. The hoverboards were sold in black, red, white, blue and gold. Some units were sold with a black carrying case.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Digital Products (DPI) for instructions on how to obtain a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the battery pack overheating and smoking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold At:

Ace Hardware and hh gregg stores nationwide, Heartland America catalogs and online at AceHardware.com and hhgregg.com from April 2016 through March 2017 for between $170 and $200.

Importer(s):

Digital Products International Inc., of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-030
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 900
Consumer Contact:

Simplified Wireless toll-free at 833-220-1212 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at simplifiedrecall@gmail.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all iHoverspeed self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboards were sold in black, blue, red and white and have “iHoverspeed” printed on the front.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Simplified Wireless to return their unit to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Amazon.com, iHoverspeed.com and other online retailers from November 2015 to December 2015 for between $290 and $330.

Importer(s):

Simplified Wireless, of Element, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-029
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 1,800
Consumer Contact:

Four Star Imports at 800-780-5231 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or online at www.villagemart.com and click on Recall Notice.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all Go Wheels self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. “Go Wheel” is printed in a circle on the middle of the unit where the sides connect. The “Go Wheel” identification will illuminate when the hoverboard is powered on. They were sold in black, white, red, blue, gold and pink.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Four Star Imports to return their unit to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Four Star Imports has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard overheating. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Sold Exclusively At:

Village Mart store in Memphis, Tennessee from October 2015 to March 2016 for about $200.

Importer(s):

Four Star Imports, of Memphis, Tenn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-028
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 700
Consumer Contact:

Drone Nerds toll-free at 888-785-7543 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at hbrecall@gmail.com or online at www.dronenerds.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves certain Drone Nerds self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards . The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. They were sold in a variety of colors.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hoverboards and contact Drone Nerds to return the unit to receive a full refund or store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Drone Nerds store in Aventura, Florida and online at www.dronenerds.com from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $300.

Importer(s):

Drone Nerds Inc., of Aventura, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-027
Name of product:
Children’s nightgowns and two-piece pajama sets
Hazard:

The children’s nightgowns and two-piece pajama sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 1, 2017
Units:
About 3,100
Consumer Contact:

Dondolo at 800-659-5370 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at recall@dondolo.com or online at www.dondolo.com and click on “Product Safety” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves children’s 100% cotton woven, nightgowns and two-piece, long-sleeve top and pant pajama sets. The nightgown has a peter pan collar with a red and white gingham pattern trim. The nightgown has six plastic buttons located on the back of the garment. The two-piece pajama set is traditionally styled with five plastic buttons on the center-front of the top with two pockets placed near the waist of the top. The pajama sets were sold in striped light blue, striped navy, striped red, striped pink, and lavender. The garments were sold in sizes 12 months, 18 months, 24 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 years.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled nightgowns and two-piece pajama sets away from children and contact Dondolo for a gift card for the full purchase price for use towards any product at www.dondolo.com.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Children’s boutique stores nationwide and online at www.dondolo.com from November 2014 through October 2017 for between $15 and $50.

Manufacturer(s):

Dondolo, of Carrollton, Texas

Distributor(s):

Dondolo, of Carrollton, Texas

Manufactured In:
Colombia
Recall number:
18-021
Name of product:
Children’s nightgowns and pajama sets
Hazard:

The children’s nightgowns and pajama sets fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 1, 2017
Units:
About 2,300
Consumer Contact:

Little Mass at 800-977-9086 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at infolittlemass@gmail.com or teamlittlemass@gmail.com and online at www.littlemass.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves children’s nightgowns and two-piece pajama sets. The 95 percent rayon and 5 percent spandex sleepwear was sold in a variety of styles in sizes 7 through 14. Little Mass and style number T927S, T933, T935, T935S, T949, T952S or T953 are printed on a sewn-in side seam label.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled sleepwear away from children and contact Little Mass for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Nordstrom and children’s boutiques nationwide and online at www.littlemass.com from July 2016 through October 2017 for between $27 and $42.

Manufacturer(s):

Little Mass, a Mass Creation, Inc. subsidiary, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Little Mass, a Mass Creation, Inc. subsidiary, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-020
Name of product:
Polaris General side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard:

The steering wheel shaft can shift and detach while in use, resulting in a loss of control and crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 30, 2017
Units:
About 19,000
Consumer Contact:

Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” for more information. In addition, consumers can check vehicle identification numbers (VIN) on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2016 and 2017 Polaris General 2- and 4-seat side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles. The vehicles were sold in black, blue, camouflage, orange, red, silver and white and have a cargo box on the back. “Polaris” is printed on the front grill, “GENERAL” is printed on the rear panel and “1000” is printed on the front panel. The VIN is printed on the left rear vehicle frame below the cargo box.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received five reports of the steering shaft separating and one report of a broken hand injury.

Sold At:

Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2015 through September 2015 for between $16,000 and $21,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
U.S. and Mexico
Recall number:
18-018
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Soothing Motions Seats
Hazard:

The motor housing can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 24, 2017
Units:
About 63,000 (In addition, 2,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Fisher-Price Soothing Motions Seats with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, and DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with model number CMR39. The seat bounces, sways, or bounces and sways together. The seat also vibrates, plays 10 songs and nature sounds, and has an overhead mobile.  The model number is located on the underside of the motor housing.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Soothing Motions Seats and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Fisher-Price has received 36 reports of the product overheating, including one report of a fire contained within the motor housing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through October 2017 for about $160 for the Soothing Motions Seat and $175 for the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat.

Importer(s):

Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-015
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Attending the Conference Call of the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) Advisory Council Meeting

Aug
02
2018
Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Attending the Conference Call of the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) Advisory Council Meeting
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
8/2/18 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Rockville, MD
Topic: Furniture
Category:
Status:
2018-08-02 12:00:00 2018-08-02 13:00:00 America/New_York Andrew Lock and Other CPSC Staff Attending the Conference Call of the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) Advisory Council Meeting

Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will call into the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) advisory council meeting to listen to the status of ongoing upholstered furniture flammability issues in the state of California, starting at 12:00 p.m. EST (9:00 a.m. PST) until it ends on August 2nd.  For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/20/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/20/18.  (S)

Rockville, MD

Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff will call into the California Bureau of Electronics and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) advisory council meeting to listen to the status of ongoing upholstered furniture flammability issues in the state of California, starting at 12:00 p.m. EST (9:00 a.m. PST) until it ends on August 2nd.  For more information contact Andrew Lock (preferred:alock@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2099).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/20/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/20/18.  (S)

Commissioner Baiocco and Staff Meeting with Representatives from The Toy Association

Jul
31
2018
Commissioner Baiocco and Staff Meeting with Representatives from The Toy Association
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
7/31/18 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Bethesda, MD
Topic: Other
Category:
Status:
2018-07-31 11:00:00 2018-07-31 12:00:00 America/New_York Commissioner Baiocco and Staff Meeting with Representatives from The Toy Association

Commissioner Dana Baiocco, Chris Hudgins, Director, Office of Legislative Affairs, and Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives from The Toy Association:  Steve Pasierb, President and CEO; Ed Desmond, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, and Sheila Millar, Counsel, as part of an introductory meeting with The Toy Association and to discuss their priority issues as they relate to the Commission; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Rebecca Mond.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr, dyahr@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/20/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/20/18.  (S)

Bethesda, MD

Commissioner Dana Baiocco, Chris Hudgins, Director, Office of Legislative Affairs, and Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives from The Toy Association:  Steve Pasierb, President and CEO; Ed Desmond, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, and Sheila Millar, Counsel, as part of an introductory meeting with The Toy Association and to discuss their priority issues as they relate to the Commission; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Rebecca Mond.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr, dyahr@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/20/18.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/20/18.  (S)