Recent Recalls: IKEA Fishing Games, Monti Kids Baskets, BISSELL Cordless Vacuum
IKEA is recalling BLAVINGAD fishing games. A small metal rivet within a wooden play piece can come loose and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The article name (“BLÅVINGAD”), article number “10539622,” supplier number “21576,” and “Made in China” are located on the back of the blue box. The ocean-themed fishing game consists of two wooden fishing lines with string and magnets to attract wooden play pieces with metal rivets. The game consists of 11 pieces and a die.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BLAVINGAD fishing game and contact IKEA for a full refund.
Globally, IKEA has received notice of four incident reports of the rivet coming loose. None of the reported incidents occurred in the U.S. or required medical attention.
The games were sold at IKEA stores and online at IKEA.com from October 2022 through March 2023 for about $15.
Monti Kids Basket With Balls
The Basket with Balls toys sold with Monti Kids Tummy-Time, 4-6M Play and Early Gross Motor subscription boxes.
The swirls sewn onto the exterior of the blue, crocheted ball can separate, exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
This recall involves Basket of Balls with a ball that contains a blue crochet ball included in the Monti Kids Tummy-Time, 4-6 M Play and Early Gross Motor subscription boxes. The Basket with Balls has a blue crochet ball, a wooden ball and a red rubber ball that measure about 3.5 inches by 3.5 inches by 4 inches. MontiKids is printed on a label sewn inside of the basket.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toys and contact Monti Kids for instructions on receiving a refund of $12. Consumers should show proof of destroying the recalled ball by cutting the blue crochet ball in half and then throwing the recalled ball in the garbage. Once they have cut the ball in half, they should send a photo of destruction to [email protected]. Consumers should state in the email that the recalled ball has been removed from use and indicate their refund preference either back to the credit card used for payment or a mailed check. Monti Kids is contacting all known purchasers.
The toys were sold online at www.monti.com from July 2022 through February 2023 for about $50 (each set) and $195 (subscription box).
BISSELL Cordless Vacuum
BISSELL Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuums Models 2551R and 25518 are being recalled. The circuit board inside the vacuum’s battery pack can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vacuums and contact BISSELL for a free battery pack replacement. Consumers can either take the recalled product to a local BISSELL authorized service center for a free battery pack replacement or schedule a free in-home repair visit from an authorized BISSELL service technician to replace the existing battery pack.
The vacuums were sold at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet stores nationwide and online at www.hsn.com from May 2019 through July 2021 for between about $180 and $330.