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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…

Argos Recall Mamas & Papas And Fisher-Price Infant Carrier Car Seats

Argos have issued recalls on two different Infant Carrier Car Seats as they do not meet Fire Safety Regulations. The items affected are the Mamas & Papas Infant Carrier Mercury Group 0+ in both black and grey, and the Fisher-Price Infant Carrier Group 0+. If you have either of these car seats you are advised…

Asda Withdraws Little Angels Nappies

EDIT 27/07/17: Asda have now issued an official response with detailed information on which products are affected and what to do if you want to return them. Click here* for full information on the Asda News website. Do you use Asda’s own branded Nappies called Little Angels? You may be surprised to find that your…

RECALL: Primark Recall Flip Flops Due To Fears Over Cancer Causing Chemical

Primark have issued a recall of thousands of pairs of Flip Flops over dangerous levels of a 'cancer causing' chemical. Three colours of their Cedar Wood Flip Flops are being recalled as they do not "meet the Primark usual high standards for chemical compliance" and have "levels of a restricted substance in excess of the…

Urgent Recall On Alpro Growing Up Drink (1-3+yrs 1 Litre UHT Pack) Due To Insufficient Sterilisation

Alpro have issued an urgent recall on it's Growing Up Drink (1-3+yrs 1 Litre UHT Pack) due to insufficient sterilisation. The affected product has been sold by Sainsbury's only. Product:Alpro Growing Up Drink (1-3+yrs 1 Litre UHT Pack) Best Before Date: 05 March 2018 Batch Codes starting with: AB2310 XX:XX For whatever reason, the sterility…

Voluntary Recall Of macb Flavoured Water

Do you get macb Flavoured Water? You might be already aware of the photos circulating Facebook of a 'murky' bottle of Strawberry & Kiwi Still Flavoured Water - the issue now in the hands of macb themselves and they have decided to voluntarily withdraw and recall the affected batch of water. They stress that this…

RECALL: Tomy Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk Toy

Tomy have just issued a recall on their Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk Toy due to safety concerns. The issue is that an internal part could break and create a sharp point that penetrates the surface of the toy, and the manufacturers have received a report of an injury caused by the sharp point. If you…

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Chicco Cosmos Car Seat Recall

Chicco Cosmos Car Seat Recall

Have you got the Chicco Cosmos Car Seat? If you have then take note that some of them are on recall. This is due to a potential deviation in the mechanical behaviour of a component in the seat and as a precaution, found by Trading Standards and Chicco themselves. Which ones are affected? Only seats…

RECALL: Mars Recalls Galaxy, Maltesers & Minstrels Products Due To Salmonella Risk

Food company Mars has today issued a major recall of confectionery products due to a risk they may contain the food poisoning bug salmonella. There are several products affected by the recall, and they include Galaxy, Maltesers and Minstrels products, all with all Best Before date of 06.05.18 or 13.05.18. Full details of the items…

Beko & Blomberg Condenser Tumble Drier Safety Recall

At the end of 2015, Hotpoint issued a recall on certain models of Condenser Tumble Driers. Since then more models under the brands of Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit were added to the list. Now, there are Beko and Blomberg included in this safety recall. The reason a recall has been issued is due the risk…

This Year's 'Don't Buy' Sun Cream Revealed By Which?

It's that time of year when Consumer Watchdog Which? tell us which Sun Creams live up to their SPF claims and which ones don't. It's fair to say that when we buy Sun Cream for ourselves or our children, we expect it to provide the protection that it advertises. However, Which? have found in previous…