Zeno Recalls Infant Walkers Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards (Recall Alert)
The infant walkers fail to meet the federal safety standard. They can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. The walkers also have leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child's head can become entrapped at the neck. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.
This recall involves Zeno collapsible infant walkers with adjustable height settings. The walkers have a black, teal, pink or gray frame; a gray or black seat and a white, teal or pink tray. Some styles have toy attachments and a push handle and "Babywalker" stitched on the seat back.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled infant walkers and contact Zeno via e-mail to receive a shipping label to return the infant walker free of charge. Upon receipt of the infant walker, consumers will be issued a full refund of the purchase price. Zeno is notifying all known purchasers directly.
Zeno Inc., of Weymouth, Mass.
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The whiteboard attached to the boxes can become detached exposing sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
The activity table contains a silver metal bell which can detach from its metal arch, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The recalled children's white robes fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The paint on the children's metal doll pins contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban, posing a lead poisoning hazard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
The eyes on the toy can detach, posing a small part choking hazard to children.
The recalled helmets do not comply with the positional stability requirements of the CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect a child in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.