Recall Alert: playsets, power banks and utility vehicles

Children can become trapped in the gap between the lower part of the roof structure and the bottom of the gable decoration.
Recalled Captain's Fort Playset (Source: CPSC)

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Check your backyard, in case you have this recalled playset.

The wooden parts used to reinforce and create a decorative design on the wooden roof pose an entrapment hazard to children. Children can become trapped in the gap between the lower part of the roof structure and the bottom of the gable decoration.

If you have this playset, contact Backyard Play Systems for a free repair kit which includes replacement wood parts, hardware and instructions.

If you don’t feel comfortable fixing it yourself, Backyard will send a representative at no charge.

This impacts about 5,100 units.

Kubota just recalled its utility vehicles because of crash and injury hazards. The company says the floor mats can warp or degrade and interfere with the throttle pedal.

An authorized Kubota dealer will fix this problem for free. Even if the floor mats look okay, the dealer will still complete a modification.

This impacts 48,875 units.

myCharge just recalled its power banks because of fire and burn hazards.

The company says the power bank’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and ignite. Consumers should stop using them and contact myCharge for instructions on returning the battery for a refund. The refund will be in the form of an electronic voucher for the full purchase price, plus a 25% bonus that can be used on mycharge.com.

This impacts 67,000 units.

You can find more information on these recalls on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

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