May 23, 2015 (Washington D.C.) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products:
1. Viking Range Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/
2. OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/
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Recall Date: May 21, 2015
Recall Number: 15-144
Viking Range Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard
Name of Product: Gas ranges
Hazard: The ranges’ ovens can turn on by themselves, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately contact Viking Range to schedule a free in-home repair. While waiting for a free repair, consumers can contact Viking Range for steps to avoid a burn injury.
Consumer Contact: Viking Range toll-free at (877) 929-2581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.vikingrange.com and click on Safety Recall Information at the bottom right of the homepage for more information.
Units: About 52,000 in the U.S. and about 8,300 in Canada
Description: This recall involves Viking Range freestanding gas ranges sold in stainless steel, black, white and 21 different colors and finishes. The ranges were sold in various surface configurations: All burners or burners with griddle and/or grill. The ranges are about 36 inches tall to the top of the side trim, 30, 36, 48 or 60 inches wide and 24.5 inches deep to the end of the side panel. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label in one of three locations: On the bottom of the control panel above the door, on the front of the oven cavity below the control panel, or on the inside of the left side panel; which can be seen by removing the left front grate and burner bowl. Consumers should only search for the model and serial number when the range is not hot. To view a list of model and serial numbers included in this recall, click here: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/
Incidents/Injuries: Viking Range has received 75 reports of gas ranges turning on by themselves, including three reports of burns and four reports of property damage claims, with one claim resulting in a payment of $850.
Sold at: ABT, Ferguson, Morrison, Pacific Sales, PC Richard & Son and other stores nationwide from July 2007 through June 2014 for between $4,000 and $13,000.
Manufacturer: Viking Range LLC, of Greenwood, Miss.
Manufactured in: United States
Recall Date: May 21, 2015
Recall Number: 15-145
OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard
Name of Product: Nest Booster Seat
Hazard: The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard to children.
Consumers should immediately stop using the Nest booster seats and contact OXO for a free repair kit with redesigned safety straps and installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: OXO at (800) 545-4411 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.oxo.com and click on Customer Service under the Contact Us tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 25,000 in the U.S. and 130 in Canada
Description: This recall involves the Nest Booster Seat sold in green (model 6367200), pink (model 6367300), taupe (model 6367500) and orange (model 6367400) with a white base. A sticker affixed to the underside of the seat reads “Nest Booster Seat” with the model number and manufacture date. The manufacture date code represents the month and year in MMYY format and recalled units have the code: 0714, 0814, 0914, 1014, 1114 or 1214. The formed plastic seats are about 13 inches wide by 14 inches tall by 12 inches deep and have a grey three-point child restraint strap system. The OXO logo is embossed on the restraint system’s buckle.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of the stitching coming undone releasing the straps following a child pulling on the strap or an adult tightening the straps. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: buybuy Baby, Toys R Us/Babies R Us and independent specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from September 2014 through April 2015 for about $55.
Importer: OXO, of El Paso, Texas
Manufactured in: China
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