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UK Product Recalls Affecting Children

We have been asked by a number of concerned parents if we can highlight those product safety recalls that are related to children's products or may directly affect children.

This page is presented in date order. You can also see these recalls in manufacturer/brand order on the appropriate recall page Food & Drug Recalls or Product Recalls

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 Date Product

07/04/2014Keela 3 Wheel Scooter
Scooter does not meet requirements of the Toy Safety Directive
Keela 3 Wheel Scooter Recall

20/03/2014IKEA Children's Bed Canopy
Strangulation risk
IKEA Children's Bed Canopy Recall

14/03/2014Infantino Squeeze and Teethe Monkey
Choking hazard
Infantino Squeeze and Teethe Monkey Recall

11/03/2014Klups Children's Mattress
Mattress is highly flammable and does not meet UK standards
Klups Children's Mattress Recall

19/02/2014Asda Little Tikes Cuddly Blanket
Choking hazard
Asda Little Tikes Cuddly Blanket Recall

31/01/2014Britax B-Agile and B-Motion Pushchairs
Risk of finger laceration
Britax B-Agile and B-Motion Pushchair Recall

31/01/2014HENRY Bear
Choking hazard
HENRY Bear Recall

30/01/2014The Range Snowman Hat
Safety hazard
The Range Snowman Hat Recall

29/01/2014IKEA Kritter and Sniglar Junior Bed - Extended
IKEA Kritter and Sniglar junior beds pose a laceration hazard - This recall has been extended.
IKEA Kritter and Sniglar Junior Bed Recall

23/01/2014Medela B-Well Steam Steriliser
Risk of an electric shock
Medela B-Well Steam Steriliser Recall

21/01/2014Sagaform Oil Lamp
Lamp oil is a safety hazard for small children
Sagaform Oil Lamp Recall

19/01/2014Wilko Animal Hat
Tying mechanism could become trapped or entangled and cause harm
Wilko Animal Hat Recall

17/01/2014Tottenham Hotspur Baby's Football Shirt
Choking and laceration hazard
Tottenham Hotspur Baby's Football Shirt Recall

17/01/2014Wales Baby's Rugby Shirt
Choking and laceration hazard
Wales Baby's Rugby Shirt Recall

17/01/2014Sainsbury's Dave The Croc Xylophone
Unspecified safety hazard
Sainsbury's Dave The Croc Xylophone Recall

17/01/2014Sainsbury's Grey Fur Animal Hat Recall
Unspecified safety hazard
Sainsbury's Grey Fur Animal Hat Recall

16/01/2014Early Learning Centre My First Art Set
Potential choking hazard
Early Learning Centre My First Art Set Recall

02/01/2014Linens Direct Doll In Suitcase
Doll poses a chemical and choking hazard
Linens Direct Doll In Suitcase Recall

22/12/2013IKEA SMILA Children's Lamp
Loose lamp cords pose a strangulation risk if not fitted correctly
IKEA SMILA Children's Lamp Recall

17/12/2013Debenhams Jasper Conran Cardigan
Toggles can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children
Debenhams Jasper Conran Cardigan Recall

13/12/2013Tixylix Children's Medicine
May contain pieces of plastic
Tixylix Children's Medicine Recall

13/12/2013Boots Children's Gripe Mixture
Gripe Mixture may contain plastic
Boots Children's Gripe Mixture Recall

13/12/2013Boots Children's Cough Syrup
Cough syrup may contain plastic
Boots Children's Cough Syrup Recall

13/12/2013Boots Children's Paracetamol - Updated
Children's Paracetamol medicine may contain plastic
Boots Children's Paracetamol Recall

07/12/2013Asda Chosen By You Breakfast Cereal
Breakfast cereal may contain undeclared nuts or peanuts
Asda Chosen By You Breakfast Cereal Recall

02/12/2013Manhattan Toy Quixel Rattle
Toy poses a choking hazard for small children
Manhattan Toy Quixel Rattle Recall

02/12/2013Baumhaus Nutkin Cot Bed
There is a severe risk of injury to young children
Baumhaus Nutkin Cot Bed Recall

26/11/2013Boots Children's Ibuprofen
Children's Ibuprofen medicine may contain plastic
Boots Children's Ibuprofen Recall

18/11/2013Monsoon Sparkle Fairy Dust Necklace
Glass bottle is a safety hazard
Monsoon Sparkle Fairy Dust Necklace Recall

14/11/2013Britax Car Seat Safety Programmes
Britax is currently running two campaigns related to the safety of their car seats
Britax Car Seat Safety Programmes

12/11/2013Plum Stage 1 Baby Food Pouches
The Due to a manufacturing error this food has been spoiled
Plum Stage 1 Baby Food Pouches Recall

22/10/2013Toys R Us Play Safe 1 Car Seat
The harness may loosen under certain circumstances
Toys R Us Play Safe 1 Car Seat Recall

17/10/2013Cosatto Giggle Pushchair
The front of the pushchair may collapse
Cosatto Giggle Pushchair Recall

17/10/2013Toys R Us Olive and Henry Bedding Set
Buttons may come off and pose a choking hazard for young children
Toys R Us Olive and Henry Bedding Recall

17/10/2013Asda Chosen by Kids Flavoured Water
Possible choking hazard
Asda Chosen by Kids Flavoured Water Recall

14/10/2013B&Q Blinds
B&Q blinds pose a choking hazard for young children
B&Q Blinds Recall

03/10/2013Next Baby Rabbit Plush Toy
Next Baby Rabbit Plush Toy is a safety hazard
Next Baby Rabbit Plush Toy Recall

02/10/2013Argos Hello Kitty Cuddle Pillow
Argos Hello Kitty Cuddle Pillows are a potential safety hazard
Argos Hello Kitty Cuddle Pillow Recall

01/10/2013Bright Starts Start Your Senses Zebra - Updated
Bright Starts - Start Your Senses Zebras contain a carcinogenic chemical
Bright Starts Start Your Senses Zebra Recall

17/09/2013Joie Stages Car Seat
The harness tension lock screw may come loose on some Joie Stages Car Seats
Joie Stages Car Seat Recall

05/09/2013Henbrandt Bubble Magic
Bubble Magic kids bubbles liquid could harm a child if it comes into contact with their skin or is swallowed
Henbrandt Bubble Magic Recall

23/08/2013Toys R Us Joie Stages Car Seat
The harness tension lock screw may come loose on some Joie Stages Car Seats
Toys R Us Joie Stages Car Seat Recall

22/08/2013Toys R Us Baby Mobile
Toys R Us Baby Mobiles are a safety hazard
Toys R Us Baby Mobile Recall

31/07/2013Disney Monsters University Drink Bottle
Disney Monsters University Drink Bottles are a choking hazard
Disney Monsters University Drink Bottle Recall

07/06/2013Matalan Children's Straw Hat - Updated
Matalan Children's Straw Hat has an undefined safety hazard
Matalan Children's Straw Hat Recall

11/07/2013Maxi-Cosi Citi SPS Car Seat
Maxi-Cosi Citi SPS car seats may have defective restraint buckles
Maxi-Cosi Citi SPS Car Seat Buckle Recall

05/07/2013Toys R Us Giant Helicopter
Toys R Us Giant Helicopter battery can overheat and catch fire
Toys R Us Giant Helicopter Recall

01/07/2013Wilko Wooden Tambourine
Wilko Wooden Tambourines pose a safety hazard to young children
Wilko Wooden Tambourine Recall

28/06/2013WL Whitehouse Fashion Doll
WL Whitehouse Fashion Doll contains chemicals that are banned in children's toys
WL Whitehouse Fashion Doll Recall

28/06/2013WL Whitehouse Happy Time Horse
WL Whitehouse Happy Time Horse contains chemicals that are banned in children's toys
WL Whitehouse Happy Time Horse Recall

28/06/2013Chicco Car Seat Buckle
Chicco Synthesis and Chicco Auto-Fix car seats may have defective restraint buckles
Chicco Car Seat Buckle Recall

24/06/2013Lidl Playtive Aluminium Scooters
Lidl Playtive Aluminium Scooters have a defective weld
Lidl Playtive Aluminium Scooter Recall

03/06/2013Combat Mission Air Gun Toy
Some Combat Mission toy guns are a choking hazard
Combat Mission Air Gun Toy Recall

18/05/2013East of England Co-Op Charlotte and Chloe Cherry Toy
Charlotte and Chloe Cherry toy is a choking hazard
East of England Co-Op Charlotte and Chloe Cherry Toy Recall

17/05/2013Grafix Party Blowers
Grafix Party Blowers are a choking hazard
Grafix Party Blowers Recall

15/05/2013Homebase LED Nightlight
Homebase LED Nightlight does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive
Homebase LED Nightlight Recall

18/04/2013Next Younger Boys T-Shirts
Next Younger Boy T-Shirts do not meet safety standards
Next Younger Boys T-Shirts Recall

15/04/2013Thomas and Friends Hay Bale
Thomas and Friends Hay Bale poses a safety hazard to children
Thomas and Friends Hay Bale Recall

29/03/2013Hawkin's Bazaar Bow and Arrow
Hawkin's Bazaar Bow and Arrow Set poses a choking and injury risk
Hawkin's Bazaar Bow and Arrow Recall

27/03/2013Bugaboo Cameleon 3
The carry handles connectors on some Bugaboo Cameleon 3s may break
Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Carry Handle Recall

17/03/2013Matalan England Lion Soft Toy
Matalan is recalling their England Lion Soft Toy for an unspecified safety hazard
Matalan England Lion Soft Toy Recall

17/03/2013Matalan Baby Table Top Toy
Matalan is recalling their Baby Table Top Toy for an unspecified safety hazard
Matalan Baby Table Top Toy Recall

17/03/2013Matalan Bandana Bibs
Matalan is recalling their Bandana Bibs for an unspecified safety hazard
Matalan Bandana Bibs Recall

21/02/2013Mothercare Travel Swing
Mothercare Travel Swings can tip over
Mothercare Travel Swing Recall

21/02/2013Toys R Us Berry Bouncing Cradle
Toys R Us is recalling some Berry Bouncing Cradles for an unspecified safety hazard
Toys R Us Berry Bouncing Cradle Recall

24/01/2013Rainbow Designs Miffy Bean Rattle
Rainbow Designs Miffy Bean Rattles may pose a choking hazard for children
Rainbow Designs Miffy Bean Rattle Recall

22/01/2013Laura Ashley Boy's and Girl's Fleece Blanket
Laura Ashley fleece blankets may be a strangulation hazard for children
Laura Ashley Boy's and Girl's Fleece Blanket Recall

14/01/2013Early Learning Centre Play Tea Set
Early Learning My First Pour and Play Tea set may be a choking hazard
Early Learning Centre Play Tea Set Recall

10/01/2013Asda Little Angels Soothers
Asda Little Angels Soothers pose a choking hazard
Asda Little Angels Soothers Recall

28/12/2012Poundworld Halloween Terrifying Teeth
Poundworld Halloween Terrifying Teeth pose a chemical risk to children
Poundworld Halloween Terrifying Teeth Recall

20/12/2012Peacocks Baby Girls Faux-Fur Leopard Snowsuit
Peacocks Baby Girls Faux-Fur Leopard Snowsuit poses a choking hazard to young children
Peacocks Baby Girls Faux-Fur Leopard Snowsuit Recall

17/12/2012Bugaboo Donkey Carry Handle
The carry handles for the bassinet/pram body on some Bugaboo Donkeys may come off
Bugaboo Donkey Carry Handle Recall

17/12/2012Bugaboo Cameleon Carry Handle
The carry handles for the bassinet/pram body on some Bugaboo Cameleons may come off
Bugaboo Cameleon Carry Handle Recall

17/12/2012TK Maxx Cozy Comfort Hot Water Bottle
TK Maxx Cozy Comfort Hot Water Bottle does not have choking hazard warning on packaging
TK Maxx Cozy Comfort Hot Water Bottle Recall

04/12/2012Poundland Santa Suit
The pompoms on a Santa Suit sold by Poundland are a choking hazard
Poundland Santa Suit Recall

28/11/2012Baby Jogger City Versa Pushchair
Baby Jogger City Versa Pushchair folding mechanism may not lock properly
Baby Jogger City Versa Pushchair Recall

27/11/2012Debenhams Ted Baker Snow Suits and Jackets
Ted Baker snow suits and jackets can scratch babies and young children
Debenhams Ted Baker Snow Suit and Jacket Recall

26/10/2012Sainsbury's Kids Chicken Curry With Rice
Sainsbury's Kids Chicken Curry With Rice contains undeclared allergens
Sainsbury's Kids Chicken Curry With Rice Recall

24/10/2012M&Co Dungaree and Stripey Tee
M&Co Dungaree and Stripey Tee poses a choking hazard
M&Co Dungaree and Stripey Tee Recall

24/10/2012Poundland Spooky Projector Torch
Poundland Spooky Projector Torch can overheat even when not in use
Poundland Spooky Projector Torch Recall

14/10/2012Poundland Felt Pens
Poundland is recalling some packs of their felt pens as they pose a safety hazard to young children
Poundland Felt Pen Recall

01/10/2012Lajade Accessories Soother Holder
Lajade Accessories Soother Holders pose a choking and strangulation hazard to young children
Lajade Accessories Soother Holder Recall

01/10/2012Annabel Karmel Chewy Bars
Annabel Karmel Chewy Bars are being recalled because of potential insect infestation
Annabel Karmel Chewy Bars Recall

01/10/2012Aldi Baby Sleepsuit
Aldi Baby Sleepsuit poppers can come off and become a choking hazard
Aldi Baby Sleepsuit Recall

01/10/2012Aldi Baby Bodysuit
Aldi Baby Bodysuit poppers can come off and become a choking hazard
Aldi Baby Bodysuit Recall

10/09/2012Griptight Standard Silicone Decorated Soothers
There is a potential choking hazard with some Griptight Soothers
Griptight Soother Recall

03/09/2012Oven Pride Oven Cleaner
Oven Pride and BBQ Pride recalled because of concerns over the safety of the child proof cap
Oven Pride Oven Cleaner Recall

31/08/2012Cosatto 3sixti Highchair
Cosatto 3sixti Highchair seat can fall off of the stand
Cosatto 3sixti Highchair Recall

27/08/2012H&M Water Bottle
H&M Children's water bottles can pose a choking hazard
H&M Water Bottle Recall

15/08/2012Bumbo Baby Seat
There have been 21 incidents of babies fracturing their skulls after falling out of Bumbo Baby Seats
Bumbo Baby Seat Recall

27/07/2012US Kolcraft and Peg Perego Recalls
In the US there have been a number of recalls of Kolcraft products. We are led to believe that the Kolcraft products are not sold by Kolcraft in the UK but they are sold into the UK from shopping websites. If you have a Kolcraft pushchair or Basinet check out this information to make sure it is not one of those that has been recalled.
Peg Perego has recalled 220,000 strollers because of a number of serious incidents in the US. We have asked Peg Perego to confirm that these strollers were not sold in the UK. They have not responded so we have listed this recall here in case you have one.
Kolcraft and Peg Perego US Recalls

13/07/2012Chicco Polly Highchairs
Chicco Polly Highchairs recalled due to potential injuries to children
Chicco Polly Highchair Recall

11/07/2012Argos Justin Bieber Night Shirt
Argos Justin Bieber Night Shirt does not meet flammability standards
Argos Justin Bieber Night Shirt Recall

07/07/2012Robinsons Fruit Shoot
Britvic is recalling all Robinsons Fruit Shoot and Fruit Shoot Hydro packs because of problems with the caps
Robinsons Fruit Shoot Recall

15/06/2012Wildsheep Amber Baby Teething Necklace
Amber Teething Necklaces and Anklets can pose a choking hazard for children
Wildsheep Amber Baby Teething Necklace Recall

13/06/2012Pretty Cherubs Orthodontic Baby Soothers
Pretty Cherubs Orthodontic Baby Soothers pose a choking hazard
Pretty Cherubs Orthodontic Baby Soothers Recall

07/05/2012Manhattan Toy Whoozit Starry Time Rattle
Whoozit Starry Time Rattle poses a choking hazard for young children
Whoozit Starry Time Rattle Recall

02/05/2012Tropicana Kids Orange Juice
Some Tropicana Kids Orange Juice multi-packs have microbiological contamination
Tropicana Kids Orange Multi-Packs Recall

23/04/2012Wilkinson Stack Rattle n Roll Cups
Wilkinson is recalling their Wilko Play Stack Rattle n Roll Cups for an undeclared safety issue
Wilkinson Stack Rattle n Roll Cups Recall

17/04/2012Extra UK Topeak Babyseat II
Extra UK are recalling the Topeak Babyseat II because it can cause crushing or laceration of a child's fingers
Extra UK Topeak Babyseat II Recall

11/04/2012Britax Baby-Safe Infant Carrier
The carrying handle on some Britax Baby-Safe Infant Carriers can detach unexpectedly
Britax Baby Safe Recall

29/03/2012Poundland Magnum Target Gun
Poundland has found that during testing of their Magnum Target Gun the head of the darts could be detached and posed a safety risk
Poundland Magnum Target Gun Recall

27/03/2012Ella's Kitchen Cottage Pie
Ella's Kitchen Stage 3 Seriously Comforting Cottage Pie may present a choking hazard
Ella's Kitchen Cottage Pie Recall

26/03/2012Poundland Xylophone Toy
There is a problem with the paint used on a Poundland Toy Xylophone
Poundland Xylophone Toy Recall

26/03/2012Poundland Binocular Set
A Binocular Set sold at Poundland has a whistle that could be a choking hazard
Poundland Binocular Set Recall

24/01/2012Saltrock Scooter
Saltrock scooter handlebar may bend or snap
Saltrock Scooter Handlebar Snapping Recall

21/01/2012Rainstick Trading Strung Seed Bracelet
Strung Seed Bracelet contains seeds that are poisonous
Rainstick Trading Strung Seed Bracelet Recall

13/01/2012Build-A-Bear Workshop Colourful Hearts Teddy
Eye could fall out and present a choking hazard
Build-A-Bear Workshop Colourful Hearts Teddy Recall

05/01/2012IKEA Antilop Children's Highchair
Children's highchair belt may open unexpectedly and can lead to the child falling out of the chair
Ikea Antilop Children's Highchair Recall