Radio Flyer recalls electric wagons because of injury hazard
Radio Flyer is recalling children’s battery-operated eWagons because improper wiring can activate the motor unintentionally, posing an injury hazard. Only wagons with model number 3912/3912A are included in this recall. The model number can be found on the handle warning label located near the pivoting joint.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wagons and contact Radio Flyer for a full refund.
When force is applied to the wagon’s electric handle, the motor activates to power the wagon. The foldable wagon is constructed of red and gray fabric and a steel frame and measures about 41 inches long, 25 inches wide, and 42 inches tall. The wagon has a removable canopy, two seats with seatbelts, four cup holders, a storage pouch, a removable battery and a telescoping handle where the power button is. The Radio Flyer logo is printed on each side of the wagon.
The firm has received two reports of the wagon’s motor activating unintentionally. No injuries have been reported.
About 5,000 of these wagons were sold at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide and online at radioflyer.com and toysrus.com from August 2017 through January 2018 for about $350. Made in China, the wagons were imported by Radio Flyer Inc. of Chicago, Ill.
Call Radio Flyer at (800) 621-7613 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday or visit online at radioflyer.com and click “Product Recalls” for more information.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission on March 14, 2018, Recall #18-122.
Jewett Cameron Company recalls kids’ tents sold at Home Depot
Jewett Cameron Company is recalling about 84,000 Playtime Pals Pop-Up Hideaway Hut children’s tents because the fiberglass rod that supports the tent can break, splinter and become sharp, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
The tent has four animal themes: hippo (pink), dog (brown), shark (blue) and tiger (orange). All have a fiberglass rod that springs to deploy the tent to shape and provides the support for the nylon shell.
The firm has received 270 reports of tent rods breaking, including two reports of bruises and lacerations.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tents and return them to Home Depot for a full refund or store credit.
This item was sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide during November 2017 for about $13. It was manufactured by Jinhua Longyou Import and Export Co. in China and imported/distributed by Cameron Company, of North Plains, Ore.
For more information, call Jewett Cameron Company at (800) 955-2879 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time Monday through Friday or visit online at jewettcameron.com and click on the “Product Recall” button or banner on the home page for more information.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission on March 14, 2018. Recall #18-123.