RECALL: Cancer Causing Dye Risk Prompts Jeans Recall

TARGET is recalling children’s and women’s denim jeans which may contain traces of a cancer causing dye.

The product recall covers more than 40 lines including: Kid’s & Infant’s: Denim wrinkle pant, Boys walk short, Babywear relaxed denim jean. 

The products being recalled were sold nationally at Target and Target Country stores as well as online through Target’s website. Customers should stop using the product and return it to a Target store to obtain a full refund of the purchase price. According to the product recall, the dye used during the production of these products may have contained hazardous azo dyes.

Azo dyes are a large class of very effective synthetic dyes used for coloring a variety of consumer goods such as foods, cosmetics, carpets, clothes, leather and textiles.

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Safety alert: Summer Infant Baby Monitor Batteries

summer-infant-baby-touch-366509Safety alert: Problem with Summer Infant baby monitor batteries. Find out if your baby monitor is affected and how to get a replacement.

Summer Infant has discovered that batteries are overheating in some of its video monitors. Find out if your baby monitor is affected and how to get a replacement.

The rechargeable batteries affected are found in the portable parent unit of the video baby monitor. The batteries can overheat and rupture in some cases, and could potentially cause burns.

The baby unit with the camera, likely to be in your baby’s bedroom, is not affected.

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