Recalls 9/16

1. Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children’s Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08399.html)

2. Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets Following Strangulation Death of a Child (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08400.html)

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1. Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children’s Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2008
Release #08-399

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 800-9720
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children’s Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Children’s Metal Water Bottles

Units: About 20,000

Manufacturer: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The metal water bottles are about 9 inches tall and have a black rubber pull up sip top. The following water bottles are included in this recall. The style number and “Pottery Barn Kids” are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the water bottle.

Color: Style Number
Lavender: 5795141
Pink: 5795166
Pink: 9121591
Navy: 5795158
Navy: 9211583
Green: 5795133

Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids’ stores nationwide, Pottery Barn Kids’ catalog, and online at www.potterybarnkids.com from January 2007 through August 2008 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled water bottles away from children immediately and return them to any Pottery Barn Kids’ store for a full refund. If purchased through the catalog or online, contact Pottery Barn Kids to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at (877) 800-9720 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.potterybarnkids.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08399.html

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2. Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets Following Strangulation Death of a Child

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2008
Release #08-400

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 516-9707
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets Following Strangulation Death of a Child

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Products: MacGregor Folding Soccer Goals, Mitre Folding Soccer Goals

Units: About 190,000 units

Distributor: Regent Sports Corporation, of Hauppauge, N.Y.

Hazard: The fixed knot flexible openings in the soccer goal net can pose a head and neck entrapment or strangulation hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Regent Sports and CPSC have received two reports of head entanglement, including the strangulation death of a 20-month-old child who was found with his arm and neck tangled in the soccer goal net.

Description: Both soccer goals have a foldable white frame with a white net that is attached by Velcro strips. When upright, the MacGregor goal measures 6 feet wide by 3 feet high and the Mitre net measures 8 feet wide by 6 feet high. Each has a recalled net with squares measuring 5 inches on each side. The MacGregor soccer goal has model number 97236 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807972365 printed on the net’s packaging. The Mitre soccer goal has model number 89186 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807891864 printed on the net’s packaging. Nets manufactured after April 2007 with 4 inch by 4 inch square openings are not included in the recall.

Sold at: Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware and sports and toy stores nationwide from May 2002 through May 2008 for $26.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled soccer goal nets immediately and return them to Regent Sports to receive a free replacement net.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Regent Sports at (800) 516-9707 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/ prerel/prhtml08/08400.html

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