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These pages are intended to pass safety information on regarding equipment and good practice recommendations.

Trading Standards have a product re-call page which is regularly updated.

https://www.tradingstandards.uk/consumers/product-recalls

Argos have there own product recall page which gives up to date information about faulty products.

For a list of these and other manufacturers recalled products please see our page "Product Recalls" which has more details.

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Argos mushroom highchair 

Cuggle Mushroom High Chair

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327983


Popcorn severval brands

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327934

 

Teething Ring from esty and ebay

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327993


BJ Toys finger flicker

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327933

Finger flickers toy


Wall climbing RC car and spider

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327929

RED 5 wall climbing RC cars and spider


Dinosaur soft toy

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327878

 

Dinosaur 1


Mother care sleeping bag

https://apps.tradingstandards.uk/navless/recall/recalldisplay2.asp?id=327842

 

2019-07-01 Recall: Britvic PLC - Robinson's Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant

 

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Britvic PLC is recalling selected Robinson's Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant bottles as a precautionary measure because of a small number of reports that the spout within the sports bottle cap may become detached unexpectedly, which may present a safety risk. The product was sold as multipacks (24 bottles) in Tesco and Costco, and as single bottles in McDonald's, between 22 and 28 June.

Product details
Robinson's Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant
Pack size: 24 x 200 ml multipack (Tesco and Costco) and 200 ml single bottle (McDonald's)
Batch code: NO5 L9164, NO5 L9171 and NO6 L9171
Best-before-end date: March 2020

Costco_Tesco Robinson's Fruit Shoot

McDonalds Robinsons Fruit Shoot

No other Britvic PLC products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
The potential detachment of the spout within the bottle cap presents a safety risk.

Action taken by the company
Britvic PLC is recalling the above product. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notices.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above product, do not drink it. Instead, dispose of the product safely and apply for a full refund via the Fruit Shoot Consumer Care line on 0114 223 44 88 or via: https://fruitshoot.com/gb/contact-us/

2019-06-03 Safety Notice: IKEA - SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers

 

The following notice appears on the IKEA website:

IKEA alerts customers who have purchased the SUNDVIK changing table/chest to ensure that they use the safety locking fittings provided at all times. Customers must not use the product for infant changing if these fittings are not in place correctly or are missing.

IKEA will provide additional safety locking kits where they have been lost or misplaced free of charge. Customers who request kits should not use their product until safety locking kits fittings are received and fitted correctly.

30-04-2019

Product affected
SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers
304.240.07, 302.567.25, 902.567.27, 504.240.06

IKEA - SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers                    

IKEA has received three reports of incidents where the foldable part of the SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers has come loose and children have fallen off the changing table. In these incidents the safety locking fittings were either not used according to instruction or were not fitted at time of construction.

The SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers is intended to be used in a fixed position as either a changing table or a storage chest and not as an everyday multi-function product.

The fitment and use of the safety lock fittings provided are integral to the overall safety and intended safe use of the product, and therefore must be used at all times.

Customers will not have to provide any proof of purchase, such as a receipt.

Please contact IKEA on 0203 645 0010 to obtain a replacement safety lock fitting kit and an updated instruction for use.

We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.

 

 

 

 

2019-05-14 Recall: Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:

One batch of Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake 10+ months, 250g jars

We are recalling one batch of Cheesy Broccoli Bake (10+ months) 250g jars because small pieces of a thin blue rubber glove have been found in some jars in this batch. No other batches of this product or any other Cow & Gate products are affected.

Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake (10+ months) 250g jars

Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake

Batch code: 28122020

Best before date: 28/12/2020

The batch code and best before date can be found on the lid of the jar.

What you should do if you have bought this product

  • Check if your jar has the best before date of 28/12/2020. If so please do not feed it to your baby
  • Instead, return the product to the store, with or without a receipt, for a full refund

If you have any questions

We are sorry that these jars do not meet our usual high quality standards and for any inconvenience this recall may cause. These jars do not pose a health risk, but we are recalling them as they do not meet our usual high quality standards. If you would like to speak to us about this, our Careline is available 24/7 on 0800 977 4000 or via live chat at www.cgbabyclub.co.uk/contact-us

 

 

Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers

 

  

2019-07-08 Recall: Co-op - Veg Taster

 

PRODUCT RECALL

Co-op Veg Taster

Contains fish, which is not declared on the label and means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to fish.

Customers who have bought this product are requested not to consume the product and should return to store for a full refund.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

2019-06-04 Recall: Summer Sea - Inflatable Swim Seat

 

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/0795/19

Category
Hobby/sports equipment

Product
Inflatable swim seat

Brand
Summer Sea

Name
Unknown

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / barcode
Unknown

Risk type
Chemical

The plastic valve of the swim-ring contains bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 16.2% by weight).

This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to their reproductive system.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators
Destruction of the product (by: importer)

Description
Yellow and green swim seat with steering wheel. Packaged in a plastic bag.

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Inflatable swim seat Summer Sea

2019-07-01 Recall: Iceland - Iceland 60 Crispy Chicken Dippers

 

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Iceland is recalling 60 Crispy Chicken Dippers as some packs may contain pieces of hard plastic. The presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat.

Product details
Iceland 60 Crispy Chicken Dippers
Pack size: 60 pack
Best-before date: All date codes

No other Iceland products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
This product may contain pieces of hard plastic which makes the product unsafe to eat.

Action taken by the company
Iceland is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

2019-06-26 Safety Notice: Bush - tumble dryers

 

The following notice appears on the Argos website:

Bush tumble dryer safety advice

Notice updated 25 June 2019

We have been working closely with Milton Keynes Trading Standards to review the maintenance and safety information that we provide with some of our Bush tumble dryers (details below). As a result, we are providing additional maintenance and safety information to all customers who bought one of these tumble dryers.

Here is a list of the products that this notice affects:
1288010 TDV6B 6KG
7642966 TDV6S 6KG
1292051 TDV6B 6KG
5386073 V7SDB 7KG
1737901 TDV6B 6KG
5435010 V7SDB 7KG
4810722 TDV6W 6KG
5480948 V7SDW 7KG
7642382 TDV6W 6KG
5496011 V7SDS 7KG
7642399 TDV6W 6KG
5586282 V7SDW 7KG
7642959 TDV6S 6KG
4281571 V6SDW 6KG
4287104 V6SDB 6KG
4278041 V6SDW 6KG
4278216 V6SDS 6KG

Bush tumble dryer

Click here for more information

This information is in addition to the instruction booklet that customers received when they bought their tumble dryer. If you bought one of these tumble dryers please click here for further information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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