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Recall Roundup: Cribs, light fixtures, and nut choppers

Posted at 5:23 AM, Jul 16, 2015

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced several new recalls this week, that range from certain models of baby cribs, to more than a million fluorescent light fixtures.

Below is the information on the recent recalls.

Recalled crib

Recalled crib

DaVinci Cribs made by Bexco — A metal bracket that connects the mattress support to the crib can break, creating an uneven sleeping surface or a gap. If this occurs, a baby can become entrapped in the crib, fall or suffer lacerations from the broken metal bracket.  About 11,660 units are impacted in the U.S.  The firm has received 10 reports of the mattress support brackets detaching. No injuries have been reported.  Free mattress support replacements are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.

Recalled light fixture

Recalled light fixture

Cooper Lighting, Portfolio and Utilitech fluorescent lighting fixtures — The socket can overheat, arc and melt, posing a fire hazard.  About 1.62 million units are impacted.  The firm received seven reports of sockets overheating, melting or arcing. No injuries have been reported.  Free replacements are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.

Avon Nut Chopper

Recalled nut chopper

Avon Nut Chopper — The tines of the grinding mechanism can break and these fragments can fall into the food being chopped, posing a risk of injury to consumers.  About 27,000 units are impacted.  Avon received seven reports of the chopper bending or breaking, including two instances in which the tine fragments were found in the food prepared by the consumer but not swallowed. There have been no reports of injury.  Refunds are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.