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美国CPSC、加拿大卫生部联合Little Passports Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.因电池问题对国产科学玩具实施自愿召回(20170512)

来源:美国CPSC官网 | 时间:2017-7-5 10:18:00 |  【字号:
Name of product:
Science Expeditions Northern Lights science kits
Hazard:

The battery packs included in the science kits can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
May 12, 2017
Units:
About 7,000 (in addition, 700 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Little Passports toll-free at 866-991-4547 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.littlepassports.com and click on “Product Safety” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves the Science Expeditions Northern Lights science kits with “Make an Electromagnet” and “Aurora in a Box” experiments that use battery packs. The kits were sent to Little Passports subscribers in February 2017. The “Magnet Lab” experiment and comic book included in the Science Expeditions Northern Lights kit do not use battery packs and can still be used. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the battery packs included in the kits and contact Little Passports for a Crystal Growing Kit replacement product or coupon for $12 off any kit in Little Passports’ online store. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.   

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received seven reports of the battery packs overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively Online:

At www.littlepassports.com to Little Passports subscribers in February 2017 for between $18 and $21.

Manufacturer(s):

Shenzhen Jiayuanwei Electronic Co. Ltd., of China

Importer(s):

Little Passports Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Little Passports Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-746
 
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    Little Passports, Inc. recalls Science Expeditions Northern Lights kits battery pack Starting date:May 11, 2017Posting date:May 11, 2017Type of communication:Consumer Product RecallSubcategory:Children's ProductsSource of recall:Health CanadaIssue:Burn HazardAudience:General PublicIdentification number:RA-63230

    Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Little Passports, Inc.

    Affected products

    Little Passports Science Expeditions Northern Lights Kit battery pack

    Product description

    This recall involves the Science Expeditions Northern Lights science kits with "Make an Electromagnet" and "Aurora in a Box" experiments that use battery packs. The kits were sold exclusively online to Little Passports subscribers in February 2017. The "Magnet Lab" experiment and comic book included in the Science Expeditions Northern Lights kit do not use battery packs and can still be used.

    Hazard identified

    The battery packs included in the science kits can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

    As of April 3, 2017, the company has received seven reports of the battery pack overheating in the United States and one report in Canada. Little Passports has not received any reports of injuries related to the use of this product.

    Number sold

    Approximately 700 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 7000 were sold in the USA.

    Time period sold

    The recalled products were sold from February 2017 to March 3, 2017 through the Little Passports subscription service.

    Place of origin

    Manufactured in China.

    Companies

    DistributorLittle Passports, Inc.
    San Francisco
    California
    UNITED STATESManufacturerShenzhen Jiayuanwei Electronic Co. Ltd.
    Bao’an Shenzhen Guangdong
    Guangdong
    CHINA

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