TRAVEL TENTS About 220,000 PeaPod and PeaPod Plus
travel beds sold at independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online
at Amazon.com from January 2005 through the present for between $70 and $100.
Infants and young children can roll off the edge of the inflatable air
mattress, become entrapped between the mattress and the fabric sides of the
tent, and suffocate. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is aware of a death
of a 5-month-old boy in December 2011 in New York who was found with his face
pressed against the side wall of the tent. The cause of death was not
In addition, CPSC is aware of six reports and Health Canada is aware of three reports of children who became entrapped or experienced physical distress in the product. Two of the six reports included infants who were found crying underneath of the mattress that had not been inserted into the zippered pocket on the bottom of the tent.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact KidCo to get a free repair kit. Call 855-847-8600 or go to www.kidco.com to receive the kit.
PORTABLE GENERATORS About 150,600 American Honda portable generators sold at Honda
Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz
Rental, John Deere, National Pump & Compressor, Northern Tool, Scheels
Sporting, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Sunbelt Rentals, True Value, United Rentals,
White Cap and Wholesale Sports store nationwide and online from October 2011
through September 2012 for between $1,150 and $1,400. The generator’s fuel hose
can leak, posing fire and burn hazards. Honda is aware of four incidents of
fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact the nearest Honda Power Equipment dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. Call 888-888-3139 or go to http://powerequipment.honda.com and click on “Recalls and Updates” under “Service and Support” for more information.
CHILDREN'S PAJAMAS About 1,130 pairs of Mini Boden
children's pajamas sold exclusively at Bodenusa.com from July 21, 2012 to September 17,
2012 for about $48. The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's
sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
IF YOU OWN SOME Contact Boden at 866-206-9508 for a full refund, exchange, or merchandise credit.
LAWN MOWER ENGINES AND FUEL FILTERS About 210,000 Kawasaki lawn mower engines sold at authorized
Kawasaki small engine dealers and lawn and garden equipment retailers
nationwide. Recalled units were sold between October 2011 and August 2012 for
between $2000 and $10,000. The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard. Kawasaki
Motors is recalling the filters used
in these lawn mower engines and utility vehicle
engines that use the recalled filters, also. Kawasaki Motors has received 110 reports of fuel
leaks. No injuries reported.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact Kawasaki or a Kawasaki dealer for a free repair. Call 866-836-4463 or go to www.kawpower.com or e-mail the firm at email@example.com for more information.
For the latest information on all recalls, go to Recalls.gov. There you'll find recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, among others.