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Benefit Recall Gimme Brow Eyebrow Gel

Do you use Benefit Recall Gimme Brow Eyebrow Gel? If you do then you'll be interested to know that Benefit Cosmetics have issued a recall on the popular Brow Gel due to a quality issue. Recent batches have not met quality standards and there's a risk that the Gimme Brow Gel would cause eye irritation…

Urgent Recall On Boots Baby Soothers

If your baby uses Soothers from Boots then you need to read this. Boots have issued an urgent recall on two different 'own brand' Baby Soothers. This is due to a potential manufacturing fault which may cause a safety risk. If you do use these or have them in the house, then DO NOT USE…

Recall: Bruin Wiggle Ball AKA Giggle Ball @ Toys R Us / Babies R Us

Toys R Us has issued an urgent recall on the Bruin Wiggle Ball AKA Giggle Ball due to a potential choking hazard. They have stated that the wiggle ball's rubber knobs and plastic back can detach from the ball creating a small part, posing a choking hazard. Customers are advised to "immediately take the recalled…

Urgent Recall: Asda Little Angels Beef & Sweet Potato Baby Food

Asda have issued an URGENT RECALL on one variety of their Little Angels Baby Food. This is due to plastic being found in one of the products. This is a serious choking hazard so if you bought this brand of food then check it to ensure it's not affected... ASDA Little Angels Organic Beef &…

Toys R Us Autism Friendly Shopping Event 8th October

For the third year running Toys R Us* have announced they will be holding a nationwide Autism Friendly Shopping Event in all stores. This next event will be on 8th October 2017 with the times varying across the country as follows: England and Wales - 10am to 11am, Scotland - 9am to 10am, Northern Ireland…

Toys R Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection In The US & Canada

EDIT 20/09/17: Toys R Us have reaffirmed that the restructuring in the US and Canada do not affect business in the UK, Europe and Asia as they are separate entities. UK stores will continue normal operations. Full information can be found on the company's restructuring website at www.toysrusinc.com/restructuring. Toy retailer Toys R Us has filed…

RECALL: Cath Kidston Kids Drinking Bottles

Cath Kidston have issues a recall on several Kids Drinking Bottles due to a potential choking hazard. They have identified an issue with their Kids Drinking Bottles where the silicone tip of the straw may come loose and could present a choking hazard. The Kids Drinking Bottles affected are as follows: Hankie Rose, item number…

William And Kate Are Expecting Their Third Child!

Squeal! News just out! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate) have just announced that they are expecting a THIRD child. This news was released from Kensington Palace and this is all we know at the moment. We are sure the Queen, and all other family will be over the moon for the…

Urgent Recall: Travel Adaptors Sold At WH Smith

Have you recently purchased a Travel Adaptor for your holidays from WH Smith? They have issued an urgent recall on Destination Travel brand Travel Adaptors sold in WH Smith* stores between 1st March 2017 and 31st July 2017. This is due risk of fire and electric shock so it is very important that you DO…

Recall: Babies R Us Jungle Friends Cot Mobile

Babies R Us have issued a safety recall on their Jungle Friends Cot Mobile due to safety concerns. They state that the "raindrops can detach posing a small-part choking hazard" presenting a risk for babies and small children. The product affected is the Babies R Us Jungle Friends Cot Mobile (Item no. 171271 mfr. 7731)…

Dreambaby Night Lights Recalled Due To Electric Shock Risk

Two Dreambaby Night Lights have been recalled by their manufacturer due to an electric shock risk. The two lights affected are as follows: Dreambaby F1054 Auto-sensor Luxe Curved Night Light (Model number A66 is moulded into the plastic face) Dreambaby F1034 Auto-sensor Night Light (Model number A106 is moulded into the plastic face) The company…

Recall: Bruin Mini City 6 Pack Squeeze Vehicles Recalled By Toys R Us

Toys R Us have issued a recall notice for the Bruin Mini City 6 Pack Squeeze Vehicles due to a choking hazard. The store has stated that "the underside piece holding the car wheels in place can detach from the car generating small parts posing a choking hazard." Toys R Us advise that these toys…

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Say Goodbye To Disney On Netflix

Say Goodbye To Disney On Netflix

Well I don't know about you, but I never saw this coming! Disney are to withdraw all their content from Netflix - that means movies, series and the likes. What will me and the kids watch on a lazy Sunday Morning? Fear not, nothing will disappear until the end of 2019, so you can still…

Recall: Brio Soft Hammer Rattle Baby Toy

Brio have issued a recall on their Soft Hammer Rattle Baby Toy due to safety issues. The manufacturers have said that "the wooden rings on the hammer can crack and thus possibly result in small parts that could be hazardous to small children" and so they are recalling the toy as a precautionary measure. Customers…

Recall: Lego Batman Movie Costume

Jakks Pacific have issued a recall for their Lego Batman Movie Prestige Costume as it does not meet EU fire safety standards. If you have one of the affected products detailed below you should return it to the store where you bought it, or alternatively contact the manufacturer direct to obtain a refund. The full…