There have been several consumer recalls over the past couple of days that may affect Deal Seeking Mom readers. Please refer to the links included in each section for more details about the specific recalls:
IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa. has announced a recall on FÖRSTÅ Coffee/Tea Makers because pressure from the metal pot holder against the coffee/tea maker can cause the glass to break unexpectedly, posing burn and laceration hazards. This recall involves FÖRSTÅ coffee/tea makers sold in sizes 0.4 and 1 liters. The coffee/tea maker is a press pot comprising of a handmade clear glass pot, metal holder and black plastic top and handle. Coffee/tea makers included in this recall have supplier number 20325, "IKEA" and "Made in China" etched on the bottom of the metal holder. The affected Coffee/Tea Makers were sold in IKEA stores nationwide from January 2010 through December 2010 for between $6 and $10.
Consumers should immediately stop using the FÖRSTÅ coffee/tea makers and bring it back to any IKEA store for a full refund. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website,
OBall Links & Mini Rattles
Rhino Toys Inc., of Santa Cruz, California has recalled OBall Links & Mini Rattles because the hard plastic C-links on both ends of the rattles' soft plastic chain can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. The soft plastic OBall is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and has beads inside a small plastic bubble that make the rattle sound. The OBall is attached to a 7 1/2 inch soft plastic chain by C-shaped plastic links on both ends. "OBall" is stamped into the top of the plastic chain. the recalled rattles were sold at Toys R Us and other specialty toy stores nationwide from April 2010 through December 2010 for about $8.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattle away from children and contact Rhino Toys to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Rhino Toys toll-free at (888) 250-9969 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.