Recalls this week: Toys, cables, motorcycles

A line of toys that can break into small pieces hazardous to children are being recalled this week. Other recalled consumer products include climbing harnesses, off-road motorcycles, bike helmets and light fixtures.

Here's a more detailed look:


DETAILS: John Deere model 485A backhoe attachments for John Deere compact utility tractors 4044M, 4044R, 4049M, 4049R, 4052M, 4052R, 4066M and 4066R with serial numbers beginning with 1LV0485ACG0030(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk). The backhoe attachments are green and have the John Deere logo printed on the side. The model number 485A is printed on both sides of the backhoe attachments. The serial number is located on the rear of the backhoe mainframe.

WHY: The mounting hardware could loosen and cause the backhoe frame to rotate toward the operator, posing a crushing hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 50.

FOR MORE: Contact Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern or online at and click on "Services & Support" at the top of the page and then on "Recall Information."


DETAILS: All model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles. The vehicles were sold in blue, gray, orange and red and have two or four seats and a rear box. "Polaris" is stamped onto the front grill. All model and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are included in the recall.

WHY: The vehicles' engines can overheat and the turbo system drain tube can loosen, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: There have been 19 reports of the vehicles catching fire, resulting in six reports of burn injuries. One of the reported fires injured a child and destroyed 15 acres of forest in Utah.

HOW MANY: About 13,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday, or online at and click on "Off-Road Safety Recalls" at the bottom of the main page for more information.


DETAILS: 2016 KTM brand and Husqvarna Motorcycles brand motocross off-road motorcycles with 250cc, 4-cycle engines. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition motorcycles are orange and blue with the KTM and the Red Bull logos on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Model year 2016 motorcycles have a letter "G'' in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.

WHY: The connecting rod in the crankshaft assembly can fracture, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.

INCIDENTS: There are five reports of the rod cracking, but no injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 920.

FOR MORE: Contact KTM North America/Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday or online at click on "Service" and then "Safety" for more information.


DETAILS: SAHN Classic SH523 adult bicycle helmets. "SAHN" is printed on the outer shell of the helmet on the right side. The production date and "SH-523 Classic" are printed on the white sticker label on the inside of the helmet. Produced in matte colors black, white, blue, tan, grey, green, cream and brown; gloss colors black, white, tan, cream and green. They were sold at boutique bicycle dealers from May 2013 through December 2015 for about $130.

WHY: The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,000 in the U.S. and 1,600 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact SAHN Designs at 800-642-7086 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific time Monday through Friday or online at


DETAILS: Bump and Go Action Egg Laying Chickens with lights, music and bump and go action. The battery-powered plastic toy was sold in two styles — a yellow chicken with an orange head and wings and a multi-colored (yellow, green and orange) chicken. The chicken toy includes three white plastic eggs that are placed into the back of the chicken, and then released from the bottom. They were sold at and from February 2016 through July 2016.

WHY: The toys contain small eggs and the chicken can break into small plastic pieces, posing choking hazards to children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 800.

FOR MORE: Call Dazzling Toys at 844-222-2812 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, send email to or visit Dazzling Toys home page at for more information.


DETAILS: United Copper 250-foot and 1,000-foot metal clad aluminum armored cabling with date codes between August 2015 and November 2015. The cable is typically installed behind walls, connecting the circuit breaker panel to a 120-volt wall outlet or lighting switch. The date code is printed, in a MMMYY format (for example, Aug15), on the back side of the hang tag attached to the cabling at the time of purchase. It was sold to electrical distributors nationwide from August 2015 through November 2015.

WHY: A damaged conductor coating can cause the cable to short circuit, posing fire and shock hazards.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 57,000.

FOR MORE: Call United Copper at 866-866-5677 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday or visit and click on Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.


DETAILS: All Wild Country Syncro harnesses sold in the U.S. The harness has a black nylon exterior and orange interior. "Wild Country" and "Syncro" is printed on a label affixed to the interior, above batch code: 01 A 01 16. They were sold at Alpenglow Adventure Sports, Climb UP LLC, Rock Fitness, UNLTD, and Wilderness Exchange stores nationwide and online at and other websites from April 2016 through June 2016.

WHY: Excess materials on the left waist belt tab can cause the harness to loosen, posing a fall hazard to the user.

INCIDENTS: One report of the harness loosening, but no injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 70.

FOR MORE: Call Salewa North America at 844-412-7013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain time Monday through Friday or visit and click on the "Product Recalls" link located at the bottom of the page.


DETAILS: Swarovski Octa Crystal Pendant light fixtures. Model number A9950NR700126, A9950NR700127, A9950NR700130 or A9950NR700131 is printed on the product label inside of the fixture canopy. They were sold at Capitol Lighting, Farrey's Lighting and Bath, Lighting Palace, New York Lighting and other lighting showroom retailers and online at, and from January 2010 through January 2016.

WHY: The crystal in the light fixture can detach and fall if damaged during shipment, posing an impact hazard.

INCIDENTS: 10 reports of the crystal detaching from the light fixture and falling. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 280 in the U.S. and about 85 were sold in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Swarovski at 800-836-1892 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit and click on "Octa Recall" near the bottom of the page for more information.