Recalls: Choking hazard baby gym toys, faulty garage door controllers

Toys in baby activity gyms and garage door controllers are being recalled over concerns that parts of the activity gym toys could pull off and pose a choking hazard, and the control panels could close the garage door even with something in the way.

Silver Lining Cloud activity gym raindrop toys

Skip Hop, Inc. is recalling about 498,370 raindrop-shaped toys hanging by a ribbon from a plush cloud included with Silver Lining Cloud Activity Gyms across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

According to the recall, the raindrops can detach from the ribbon, posing a choking hazard if the child puts it in their mouth.

The style number for the affected activity gyms is 307150, and the UPC number 879674025721 is printed on the gym playmat. The gyms were sold from June 2016 to December 2022 at Amazon, Target, Buy Buy Baby, Babylist, Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, Kohl’s and specialty stores nationwide.

Consumers are asked to remove the raindrops on the cloud toy by cutting them off with a pair of scissors, taking a photo of the cloud with the raindrops removed, and sending that photo to the recall website at The consumer will then be issued a $10 Skip Hop gift card and a code for free shipping.

The company said consumers should throw the removed raindrops in the trash.

Skip Hop said in the recall that it has received 12 reports of children putting the raindrops into their mouths, but no injuries have been reported.

LiftMaster myQ garage door control panels

Chamberlain Group, LLC, is recalling 115,700 LiftMaster myQ garage door control panels in the U.S. and Canada.

According to the recall, the panel’s secondary entrapment system can fail, causing the garage door to close even with something in the way, posing a risk of someone being trapped under the door.

Model numbers included in the recall include 8500MC, 8500CMC, 8500RGDMC, RJO20MC, RJO20CMC, RJO20CHMC, 889LMMC, 889RGDMC and 041A7928-3MC, with UPC codes 012381203536, 012381203529, 012381203543, 012381188246, 012381191277, 012381203611, 012381203628 and 012381204304.

The recalled panels were made between March and October 2022, and sold individually or with wall-mounted residential jackshaft garage door openers online and in person at Home Depot, Lowes, Menards and other stores and distributors nationwide.

Consumers are asked to contact the Chamberlain Group at the group’s website to receive a free repair kit, including a replacement control panel and installation instructions. The company is contacting all known purchasers directly, according to the recall.

No injuries have been reported in the U.S., the recall said.

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