Voluntary Recalls of Over 165,000 Inclined Infant Sleepers

The CPSC has announced new recalls totaling more than 165,000 inclined sleepers across four manufacturers. Summer Infant, Evenflo, Delta Enterprise Corp., and Graco voluntarily recalled these products in coordination with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. There have been no incidents or injuries reported to the CPSC for the recalled products. However, these recalls are precautionary since there have been many infant fatalities associated with inclined sleepers from other manufacturers. The recalls include the Summer Infant “SwaddleMe By Your Bed”, Evenflo “Pillo Portable Napper”, Graco “Little Lounger Rocking Seat”, and multiple inclined sleeper models from Delta Enterprise Corp. For a full…

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Children’s Pajamas Recalled | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Recently, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission  (CPSC), in cooperation with Gabiano Collection, issued a voluntary recall of about 6,000 pajamas from the Gabiano collection of boys and girls pajamas sets and gowns. All consumers should stop using the affected products immediately. The products are being recalled due to a risk of burn injury since they do not meet federal flammability standards. There have been no injuries reported associated with the product as of the announcement of the recall. Consumers should return the recalled sleepwear for a refund, exchange, or store credit. For additional information, contact Ishtex Textile Products toll-free…

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J&J expands Motrin, Tylenol, Benadryl recall | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Johnson & Johnson has expanded, to 21 lots, its recall of various over-the-counter medicines in the Tylenol, Motrin, and Benadryl product lines.  The full list of recalled products is here.  Some of the products may be contaminated with a chemical called “2,4,6-tribromoanisole”, “TBA” for short, which had been used to treat loading pallets at a Johnson & Johnson facility in Puerto Rico. The chemical gave the medicine a musty and moldy smell which more than 70 consumers noticed.  Some of them developed intestinal and abdominal symptoms afterward.  Reports first appeared in November of 2009.  The current recall is part of a second…

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FDA Recalls Biosite’sTriage Cardiac Panel | DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, Esquire The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Biosite and the FDA have notified medical professionals of a Class 1 recall of the Biosite-brand Triage Cardiac Panel.  This particular panel is a test used by healthcare specialists to diagnose a heart attack (myocardial infarction).  However, according to the FDA, the “use of the affected lot may lead to false negative results with patient samples containing troponin I at very low levels, with CK-MB, and with myoglobin, possibly resulting in missed or incorrect diagnosis. A false negative test result would indicate that a person has…

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Baby Cribs, Pacifiers, and More Recalled | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, Esquire The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently recalled Zoo pacifiers, manufactured by Healthtex.  According to a report by The State Journal, the pacifiers were recalled “because they failed to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base easily and pose a choking hazard.”  If you have these pacifiers, you are encouraged to keep them away from your children and contact Healthtex at (866)348-5080. The Journal also reports that “rails on Simplicity Travel Tender Play Yards can collapse unexpectedly.” The specific recalled model numbers are 5500DRM, 5500WDS, 5500FEL, 5501FEL, 5502MON, 5520PRO, 5550HAN,…

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