Recalls for Suffocation And Choking Hazards

AR500 Armor Recalls Level III Body Armor Due to Risk of Gunshot Injury or Death
06/09/2016 Product Recall

The body armor can fail to meet performance requirements for Level III body armor, allowing a bullet to penetrate.

  • Product:
    Level III Body Armor
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    16-192
The Kraft Heinz Company Expands Voluntary Recall of Wrapped American Slices
09/08/2015 Food Recall

The Kraft Heinz Company is expanding the voluntary recall of select code dates and manufacturing codes of individually-wrapped American slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.

  • Company:
    Kraft Heinz Company
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Disney Store Recalls Pencil Cases Due to Ingestion Hazard (Recall Alert)
08/05/2015 Product Recall

The two magnets holding the pencil case lid closed can detach, posing an ingestion hazard. When these two magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child’s intestines and result in serious internal injuries.

  • Company:
    Disney Stores
  • Product:
    Gadget Pencil Cases
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    15-745
Disney Store Recalls Pencil Cases Due to Ingestion Hazard (Recall Alert)
08/05/2015 Product Recall

The two magnets holding the pencil case lid closed can detach, posing an ingestion hazard. When these two magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child’s intestines and result in serious internal injuries.

  • Product:
    Gadget Pencil Cases
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    15-745
The Kraft Heinz Company Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties of Kraft Singles Products Due to Potential Choking Hazard
08/01/2015 Food Recall

The Kraft Heinz Company is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.

  • Company:
    Kraft Heinz Company
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Baxter Initiates Voluntary Recall Of Two Lots Of IV Solutions Due To The Potential Presence Of Particulate Matter
07/20/2015 Food Recall

Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling two lots of intravenous (IV) solutions to the hospital/user level due to the potential presence of particulate matter. The particulate matter in each case was determined to be an insect and was identified as a result of a customer complaint.

  • Company:
    Baxter International Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Select Lots of Injectable Products Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter
04/24/2015 Food Recall

Mylan N.V. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its U.S.-based Mylan Institutional business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the hospital/user level of select lots of the following injectable products due to the presence of visible foreign particulate matter observed during testing of retention samples.

  • Company:
    Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation
12/19/2014 Product Recall

The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.

  • Company:
    Comfort Research
  • Product:
    Bean Bag Chairs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    15-053
Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation
12/19/2014 Product Recall

The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.

  • Company:
    Comfort Research
  • Product:
    Bean Bag Chairs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    15-053
Ventamatic Recalls Cool Draft Misting Fans Due to Risk of Fire and Electric Shock
11/13/2014 Product Recall

The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing fire and electric shock hazards.

  • Company:
    Ventamatic LTD, of Mineral Wells, Texas
  • Product:
    Cool Draft Misting Fans
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    15-024 15-024
New Jersey Firm Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish, Wheat and Egg In Garden Rotini Salad
11/03/2014 Food Recall

Taylor Farms New Jersey, Inc. of Swedesboro, NJ is voluntarily recalling 1,510 units of WAWA Garden Rotini Salad due to the potential of undeclared fish, wheat and egg allergens contained in the salad.

  • Company:
    Taylor Farms New Jersey, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Contract Packaging Resources, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Assured Brand Naproxen Sodium Tablets due to Packaging Mix-Up
10/21/2014 Food Recall

Greensboro, N.C., Contract Packaging Resources, a drug repackaging company, is voluntarily recalling 11,640 boxes of Assured brand Naproxen Sodium tablets because some cartons actually contain bottles of Ibuprofen, a different pain reliever. The Ibuprofen bottles were placed in the Naproxen Sodium boxes due to a packaging error.

  • Company:
    Wolfgang B. Gourmet Foods, Inc
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Hospira Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot Of 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose. Preservative-Free, Due To Particulate Matter
10/17/2014 Food Recall

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI for Injection, USP, 10 mg per mL, 30 mL Single-dose, Preservative-Free (NDC 0409-4279-02; Lot 40-316-DK, Expiry 1APRIL2016) to the user level due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit. Hospira has identified the particulate as a human hair, embedded in and attached to a pinched area of the stopper.

  • Company:
    Hospira, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Hospira Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Certain Lots of Several Lifecare Products Due To Potential For Leakage
10/15/2014 Food Recall

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), today announced the voluntary recall of certain lots of several products in its LifeCare™ line of flexible intravenous solutions due to the potential for leakage.

  • Company:
    Hospira, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Hospira Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), In 0.9 percent Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 Ml, Due to Particulate Matter
09/11/2014 Food Recall

LAKE FOREST, Ill., - Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it is initiating a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL, NDC 0409-7620-03 Lot 41-046-JT with expiration date of 01NOV 2015. This action is due to one confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit.

  • Company:
    Hospira, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards
08/22/2014 Product Recall

Kids can open the chair’s zippers, crawl inside and suffocate and choke on the foam beads.

  • Company:
    Ace Bayou Corp.
  • Product:
    Bean bag chairs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-261
Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards
08/22/2014 Product Recall

Kids can open the chair’s zippers, crawl inside and suffocate and choke on the foam beads.

  • Company:
    Ace Bayou Corp.
  • Product:
    Bean bag chairs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-261
Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards
08/22/2014 Product Recall

Kids can open the chair’s zippers, crawl inside and suffocate and choke on the foam beads.

  • Company:
    Ace Bayou Corp.
  • Product:
    Bean bag chairs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-261
SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop issues voluntary recall of Raw Goat Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because of possible health risk
07/30/2014 Food Recall

SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop of Mt Sterling, Wisc is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria. This is one of the 6 STEC strains that have been deemed to be of serious health concern as it can cause diarrheal illness, often with bloody stools, and may lead to more severe complications like Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children, the elderly and immunocompromised individuals and can lead to severe kidney damage and even death.

  • Company:
    SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazards
07/17/2014 Product Recall

Mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers.

  • Company:
    Shenzhen Qiwei Electronic Co., Ltd., Guangdong, China
  • Product:
    USB car charger adapters, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-233
Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazards
07/17/2014 Product Recall

Mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers.

  • Company:
    Shenzhen Qiwei Electronic Co., Ltd., Guangdong, China
  • Product:
    USB car charger adapters, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-233
Baxter Initiates Voluntary Worldwide Recall Of Four Lots Of IV Solutions Due To The Presence Of Particulate Matter
07/17/2014 Food Recall

Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling four lots of intravenous (IV) solutions to the hospital/user level. These products have been found to contain particulate matter identified as cellulosic fibers and/or plastics. Baxter received four complaints over a period of six months from customers whose visual inspection identified the appearance of visible particulate matter prior to administration to a patient.

  • Company:
    Baxter International Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards
07/15/2014 Product Recall

The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below.

  • Company:
    Halco Lighting Technologies LLC, of Norcross, Ga.
  • Product:
    ProLED bulbs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-231
Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards
07/15/2014 Product Recall

The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below.

  • Company:
    Halco Lighting Technologies LLC, of Norcross, Ga.
  • Product:
    ProLED bulbs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-231
Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards
07/15/2014 Product Recall

The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below.

  • Company:
    Halco Lighting Technologies LLC, of Norcross, Ga.
  • Product:
    ProLED bulbs
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-231
Alexion Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Lots of Soliris® (eculizumab) Concentrated Solution for Intravenous Infusion Due to the Presence of Visible Particulate Matter in a Single Lot
06/02/2014 Food Recall

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) today announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall of certain lots of Soliris® (eculizumab) 300 mg/30 mL concentrated solution for intravenous infusion that were manufactured using a process component during vial filling identified in the November 2013 recall to the hospital/user level. As previously stated, Alexion believes that it has identified the process component that resulted in the presence of the visible particles and implemented a change to the process.

  • Company:
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Dominex Natural Foods, LLC, Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Undeclared Nut Allergen in AngelBowls brand of Corkscrew Pasta & Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce Pasta Bowl
04/22/2014 Food Recall

Dominex Natural Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling its AngelBowls Corkscrew Pasta and Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce with following day codes: 00914 and 01314; (“Corkscrew Pasta”) because its ingredients may include undeclared pine nuts, a potential allergen. The company has determined that a small number of cases were inadvertently mispackaged.

  • Company:
    Dominex Natural Foods, LLC
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg in 10 mL single use vials Due to Presence of Particulate Matter
04/18/2014 Food Recall

(NASDAQ: CBST) today announced it is voluntarily recalling one lot of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter, reported via customer complaint and identified as glass particles, found in a single vial from this lot, produced by a contract manufacturer. The administration of glass particulate, if present in an intravenous drug, poses a potential safety risk to patients.

  • Company:
    Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Recalls Poultry Feeds Due to Potential Health Risk
04/16/2014 Food Recall

The Purina Animal Nutrition LLC feed plant in Portland, Ore., has initiated a limited recall of certain poultry feeds due to the potential for lower-than-expected vitamin and trace mineral levels. The products were distributed to retailers in Oregon and Washington.

  • Company:
    Purina Animal Nutrition LLC
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Baxter Initiates U.S. Voluntary Recall of One Lot of Peritoneal Dialysis Solution Due to Container-Closure Non-Integrity
03/05/2014 Food Recall

Baxter International Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of DIANEAL PD-2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose 6000mL (Ambu-Flex II) to the hospital/user level. The recall is being initiated as a result of complaints of particulate matter, identified as mold, resulting from a leak in the container.

  • Company:
    Baxter International Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
Muddy Outdoors Recalls Climbing Sticks Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death
12/20/2012 Product Recall

The climbing sticks can break, posing risk of serious injury or death to users.

  • Company:
    Classic Asia Group, of China
  • Product:
    Muddy Outdoors tree climbing sticks
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    13-078
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Recalls Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit Due to Risk of Magnet Ingestion Hazard
11/21/2012 Product Recall

Magnets used to hold the pumpkin pieces together can become loose. If a child swallows these magnets, they can link together inside a child’s intestines and cause serious health issues.

  • Company:
    Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts, of China
  • Product:
    Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
  • Recall Number
    13-046