A disco lamp meant for use in teenager’s rooms has been recalled due to an electrical shock hazard. Two electric scooters have been recalled due to an electrical malfunction causing the unit to accelerate quickly without warning. Read on for more information about these important recall notices from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
“Style My Room by Justice” Disco Lights
The CPSC has announced a recall of two models of Tween Brands disco lamps, sold as “Style My Room by Justice” products from Justice stores and www.shopjustice.com. The units included in the recall were sold exclusively from May to November and cost approximately $24.
Manufactured in China by Nantong Hangqiang Sports Goods Co., LTD, and Zhejiang Navigate Industry & Trading Co., Ltd., the unit reportedly can overheat and caused one electrical shock incident. There are no reports regarding any injuries or their extent.
The manufacturer is offering a full refund for the recalled units, and suggests that consumers discontinue use immediately and return the lamp to a nearby Justice store.
The specific models recalled include the following styles: 900528, black disco light, and 901651, star disco light. Each unit is approximately 7 inches tall with a 4-inch diameter sphere with lights, situated on a black base.
To determine if your unit was recalled, identify the style number on the label on the back of the unit’s packaging, in the lower left hand corner.
To contact Justice, visit www.shopjustice.com and click on Customer Service > Product Recalls, or call (866) 332-1110, M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET.
Dynacraft City Motor Scooters: ‘Monster High’ and ‘Hello Kitty’
Two models of Dynacraft brand City Motor Scooter have been recalled due to a glitch that can cause the scooters to rapidly accelerate without warning. So far, the CPSC has received a total of nine reports of the units rapidly accelerating, as well as three reports of minor injuries as a result of the acceleration.
Manufactured by Zhejiang Qunying Vehicle Co Ltd. Of China, the 5,000 recalled ‘Monster High’ units were exclusively sold on Walmart.com and in Wal-Mart stores for $249 from November 2012 to January 2013. The 5,200 recalled ‘Hello Kitty’ units were sold exclusively at Toysrus.com and in Toys R Us stores for $279 from October 2012 to January 2013.
The manufacturer suggests that consumers immediately discontinue use of the recalled scooters, disconnect the battery line and take it to a nearby retailer for a full refund or store credit.
Both scooters are battery-operated. The ‘Monster High’ model has the name on graphics on the seat, front panels, and rear fenders. The model number, 8801-14, and the date manufactured (Oct. 5, 2012-Nov. 7, 2012), are printed on a label located on the underside of the center platform. The recalled serial number, QYCEI003125-QYCEI014456, is etched near the label. Similarly, the ‘Hello Kitty’ model has graphics in the same locations. The model number, 8801-03, and the date manufactured (Sept. 9, 2012-Dec. 3, 2012) are printed on a label printed on the underside of the center platform. The recalled serial number, QYCEI000001-QYCEI014456, is etched near the label.
If your child suffered an injury as a result of a damaged or defective toy, you may be entitled to damages. To determine if you are elevation to receive compensation, contact the experienced child injury attorneys at The Child Injury Firm today.