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  • Three recalls today: Trains, dive sticks & radios, plus a defective Peg Perego car seat strap

    If you think you have the following item(s), click through to the CPSC press release for more details:

    JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking Hazard

    Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children

    Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys ‘R’ Us Stores – Click through for additional photos.

    As always, I highly recommend signing up for recall notifications by email at the CPSC web site.

    Also, the Baby Bargains Book Blog is reporting that some Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 30-30 car seat straps ended up with plastic on them during the manufacturing process, and the plastic may cause scratches and minor bleeding on an infant’s legs. Peg Perego is apparently working with the NHTSA on an official recall and has already sent new adjuster covers to all consumers who have registered their Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 30/30 car seat, manufactured between July 2007 and March 2008. If you didn’t register but have a qualifying car seat, you can call Peg Perego at 1-800-671-1701 to request a replacement adjuster cover.