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Recalls this week: stuffed animals, headsets

October 23, 2015 GMT

More than 33,000 stuffed toy dragons from Build-A-Bear are being recalled this week because the stuffing can pop out and pose a choking hazard for young children. Other recalled consumer products include headsets and adhesive removers.

Here’s a more detailed look:

STUFFED DRAGONS BY BUILD-A-BEAR

DETAILS: Starbrights Dragon is covered in a blue furry fabric with silver satin tummy, feet pads, wings and horns. The horns light up and the toy makes a musical sound when the hand is squeezed. The stuffed animal is about 17 inches high. The tracking label ending with 9333 or 9334 for USA and 9337 or 9459 for Canada can be found on the label sewn on the backside of the leg. They were sold at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com between April 2015 and August 2015.

WHY: The satin seam of the stuffed animal can open, allowing the stuffing material to be exposed, posing a choking hazard for young children.

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INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 33,600 in the U.S. and an additional 1,000 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Build-A-Bear at 866-236-5683 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT on Sunday, send email to ProductHotline@buildabear.com or visit www.buildabear.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

HEADSETS

DETAILS: 2015 Ear Force XO FOUR Stealth gaming headsets marketed for use with Xbox One gaming systems. The headsets are black with green trim and have soft ear-cups, an audio controller and a removable microphone. They are packaged with an audio adapter. Recalled units have a 13-character alphanumeric serial number that includes C16 through C25 and do not have a green dot under the windscreen of the microphone. The serial number is printed on the inside of the headband of the headset and on the bottom flap of the box. They were sold at Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2015 to September 2015.

WHY: Mold spores were found on the headsets, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems.

INCIDENTS: Six reports of mold on the headsets. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 59,500.

FOR MORE: Call Turtle Beach 855-868-4832 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.turtlebeach.com and click on the recall link on the home page for more information.

CHILDREN’S DENIM PANTS

DETAILS: “Nursery Rhyme Play” brand children’s five pocket 100-percent denim pants. Only pants with style number 4122186 or 4122185 printed on a white tracking label sewn into the lower left inside seam are included in the recall. Manufacture date codes 0415 or 0515 are also printed on the tracking label. They were sold at Belk stores nationwide and online at www.Belk.com from June 2015 through September 2015.

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WHY: The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,300.

FOR MORE: Call Golden Horse at 844-594-3339 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.Belk.com and click on the Customer Service tab at the bottom of the page for more information.

TREE STANDS

DETAILS: Model year 2014 API Outdoors climbing tree stands model GCL300-A (The Marksman) with batch numbers 9G-0114 and 9G-0614. The climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat. They were sold at Menards and Rogers Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015.

WHY: The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.

INCIDENTS: One report of the cable assembly releasing; which resulted in a broken vertebra, fractured rib and sprained shoulder.

HOW MANY: About 5,300.

FOR MORE: Call Global Manufacturing Company at 888-393-9611 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.apioutdoors.com and click on Recall Notice for more information. Consumers can also write to the firm at Global Manufacturing Company/API Outdoors, P.O. Box 24, Windom, MN 56101.

TREE STANDS

DETAILS: Three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514. These climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat. They were sold at Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Menards, Rogers Sporting Goods and Sportsman’s Guide stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015.

WHY: The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user.

INCIDENTS: One report of the cable assembly releasing which resulted in injuries to the knee, wrist and hip.

HOW MANY: About 12,200.

FOR MORE: Call Big Game at 800-268-5077 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.biggametreestands.com and click on Recall Notice for more information. Consumers can also write to the firm at Big Game P.O. Box 382, Windom, MN 56101.

KITEBOARD CONTROL SYSTEMS

DETAILS: Liquid Force Response kiteboard control systems from model year 2015. The control systems are comprised of a light-weight control bar to control and depower the kite, a set of flying lines and a harness loop (chicken loop)/quick release mechanism. Recalled units have a solid orange release hood and the words “RESPONSE RELEASE SYSTEM” are printed on the black loop. The release hood on replacement systems is orange and black or yellow and black. They were sold at surf and specialty stores nationwide and by independent sales representatives from December 2014 through February 2015.

WHY: The chicken loop release system, which is used to depower the kite, can stick and fail to open, posing a risk of injury to the kiteboarder.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,050 in the U.S. and 40 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Liquid Force at 800-820-7781 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit www.liquidforcekites.com and click “Technical Service Bulletin” for more information.

ADHESIVE REMOVERS

DETAILS: This recall involves Krud Kutter Decal & Adhesive Remover and Krud Kutter Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover. They were sold at The Home Depot and other paint and hardware stores nationwide and online at krudkutter.com between October 2014 and September 2015. The decal adhesive remover came in a clear plastic eight-ounce bottle with a purple flip-open top. The front of the bottle has a yellow and purple label with the Krud Kutter Earth Friendly logo and the words “Safe on Clearcoats!,” ″Removes adhesive, asphalt, decals, road tar & more,” ″Decal & Adhesive Remover” and “Biodegradable.” The recalled adhesive removers have product numbers PU08, UP08, UP16 and UP32 and were made from October 2014 to July 2015. The product numbers can be found on the product label on the back of the product under the Krud Kutter Inc. contact information. More details on product numbers and date codes can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Krud-Kutter-Recalls-Adhesive-Removers/

WHY: The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and the labeling on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act because it does not warn of the hazard presented. The adhesive remover contains petroleum distillates, which pose aspiration and poisoning hazards if swallowed.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 85,000.

FOR MORE: Call Krud Kutter at 800-908-4050 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or visit www.krudkutter.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

CLIMBING STICKS

DETAILS: 2014 and 2015 Hawk 2085 RAZOR 3PK (32 inches long), the 2085-1 RAZOR 1PK (32 inches long), and the 2015 Hawk 2084 RAZOR SHORTMAX 4PK (20 inches long) and 2084-1 RAZOR SHORTMAX 1PK (20 inches long) climbing sticks. Model 2085 and 2085-1 have two 32-inch long metal poles with steps and a tree V-bracket to contact the tree. Model 2084 and 2084-1 have two 20-inch long metal poles with steps and a tree V-bracket to contact the tree. The model number is on the black and gray sticker located on the back side of the vertical post. They were sold at A-1 Archery, Camofire LLC, Cinnamon Creek Ranch Archery, DNW Outdoors, Eunice Archery Range, Franks Great Outdoors, GameMasters, Grabow Archers, Hunter’s Refuge, & Gear, Innovations of Home, Jay’s Sporting Goods, Jon’s Sports Shop, Long Range Archery, Mack’s Sport Shop, RackFan Addicts, Simmons Sporting Goods and Woodbury Outfitters from June 2014 to August 2015.

WHY: Folding steps can bend or break during use, posing a fall hazard.

INCIDENTS: Five incidents of steps breaking. Only minor injuries, including scratches and bruises, have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 730.

FOR MORE: Call Innopower Inc. at 800-916-3115 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit www.hawkhunting.com and click on the recall icon for more information or write to Innopower (Hawk) at 393 List St, Suite B, Frankenmuth, MI 48734.

PELLET HEATER/STOVE

DETAILS: United States Stove Company’s HomComfort 2400 24K BTU Pellet Heater/Stoves. These steel and polycarbonate products are grey and are used as a window mounted heating appliance. Serial numbers included in the recall are 0451 through 4420, 5681 through 5890 and 6301 through 6310. The firm name and serial number are printed on the faceplate attached by screws on the front bottom of the unit. They were sold at Northern Tool, Orsheln, Orgill Brothers and Rural King home heating retailers and online at www.HomeDepot.com, www.Lowes.com and www.NorthernTool.com from April 2010 through March 2012.

WHY: The internal fire box baffle can degrade, overheat and pose a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: 16 reports of fire and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 4,400.

FOR MORE: Call United States Stove Company at 844-211-6025 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, send email to productreturns2@usstove.com or visit www.usstove.com. For a direct link to the product return site please visit www.rebateoffer.biz .

HUNTING KNIVES

DETAILS: L.L. Bean GTO Hunting Knife with Sheath with product identification number 296435 printed on the product’s packaging. The knife measures 8 inches long including a 4 inch blade. The handle is made of G10 synthetic. L.L. Bean is printed on the blade and an outline of a mountain is printed on the blade. The sheath is made of black ballistic cloth, embroidered with “L.L. Bean” and an outline of mountains. They were sold at L.L. Bean retail stores nationwide, catalog and online at www.LLBean.com from June 2015 through September 2015.

WHY: The knife can cut through the sheath, posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 300.

FOR MORE: Call L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET or visit www.llbean.com and click on the “GTO Hunting Knife Sheath” recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.