Strollers, phone chargers recalled due to injury risk

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — John Deere is recalling compact utility loaders due to a possible injury hazard.

According to the Consumer, Product and Safety Commission (CPSC), the information on the proper way to ballast the loader is missing from the manual. The loaders, if improperly ballasted, can become unstable and create an injury risk for the operator or bystanders.

The recall affects more than 11,000 loaders. The loader model that the information is missing from is 2025R.

So far, no injuries have been reported. The loaders were sold nationwide from May 2017 through September 2017 for about $3,600.

Consumers should stop using the loaders and contact John Deere for a free correction of the operator’s manual. The company also said they are contacting all known purchasers about the recall directly.

Anyone who has questions about hte recall can contact Deere & Company at 1-800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, or online under “Product Recall Information.”

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Bluefin is recalling wireless phone chargers due to a potential burn hazard.

According to the CPSC, the chargers can overheat while in use, posing a burn risk to consumers.

More than 3,000 chargers have been recalled. The company has received three reports of the phone chargers overheating, but no injuries have been reported.

The chargers have a model number of AC16B. They were distributed as a free promotional item to those who attended the FICO World tradeshow in Miami Beach, Florida, as well as other events and the ad specialty channel in April 2018.

Consumers should immediately stop using the chargers and contact Bluefin for a full refund.

Those with questions can contact Bluefin directly at 877-211-7220 ext. 145 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@logoincluded.com or online through the recalls page.

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Jane is recalling more than 800 strollers due to a violation of the Federal Stroller and Carriage Safety Standard.

The CPSC said the strollers violate the standard because an infant can pass through the opening between the stroller and the armrest and the seat bottom. If this were to happen, the infant’s head and neck could become entrapped by the armrest, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard.

There have been no injuries reported in connection with the strollers.

The strollers were sold at Albee baby, Baby World, Kidsland, Toys R Us, Dainty Baby, USA Baby and other stores nationwide for less than $450.

Consumers should immediately stop using the strollers and contact Jane for a free repair, which will replace the armrest. The CPSC said consumers can continue using the strollers if they remove the armrest and harness the child properly until they receive the replacement armrest.

Anyone with questions on the recall can contact Jane at 844-200-7971 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET Monday through Thursday, email info@jane-usa.com or online through the “MUUM USA MODEL” page.

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