BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a handful of new recalls this week, for items that include bicycles and children’s pacifier clips.
Below is the information on this latest batch of recalls.
13 manufacturers, distributors recall bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick release levers — An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake rotor causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider. About 1.3 million bicycles are impacted in the U.S. alone. There have been three incidents reported, including one where the rider suffered multiple injuries. Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact the recalling company for free installation of a new quick release on the front wheel. Click here for more information, including which models are impacted.
Chewbeads Pacifier Clips — The “D” ring on the pacifier clip can break, allowing beads to detach, posing a choking hazard. About 45,000 units are impacted. The firm has received seven reports of the beads detaching. No injuries have been reported. Replacements or refunds are available. Click here for more information on this recall.
Calphalon pizza wheel pizza cutters — The handle of the pizza cutter can detach during use, posing a laceration hazard. About 328,000 are impacted. The firm has received 11 incident reports, including 6 reports of finger lacerations. Consumers should immediately stop using the pizza wheel and contact Calphalon for a full refund. Click here for more information on this recall.