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Jan. 2010 Product Recalls

February 3, 2010
Consumer Product Safety Commission

FAF Inc. Recalls Children's Necklaces Sold Exclusively at Walmart Stores Due to High Levels of Cadmium

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), FAF Inc., of Greenville, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Children's Metal Necklaces. The recalled necklaces contain high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Loss of Steering Control

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 2009 Model Year FX10 Snowmobiles. A bolt in the right front A arm can loosen in the suspension/steering system, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control. This poses a risk of injury or death to riders.

Regal Lager Announces Recall to Repair CYBEX Strollers; Risk of Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 1,100 (in the United States) and 90 (in Canada) CYBEX Strollers. The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.

RadioShack Recalls Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters Due to Fire Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RadioShack Corp., of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters. The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

Horse Toy Figures Recalled by Blip Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Blip Toys, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Nature Wonders HD Pinto Horse Toy Figures. The surface paint coating on the horse contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Boy's Three-Piece Santa Sets Recalled by Macy's Due to Choking Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Macy's Merchandising Group, Inc, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 9,600 First Impressions Boy's Three-Piece Santa Set. Loose buttons on the suit's jacket may easily detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Johnson Health Tech North America Recalls Horizon Fitness and LIVESTRONG Fitness Elliptical Trainers Due to Fall Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Johnson Health Tech North America Inc., of Cottage Grove, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 18,000 Horizon Fitness and LIVESTRONG Fitness Elliptical Trainers. The foot pedal can become disengaged, posing a fall hazard.

Connector Kits Used with Sonitrol Access Control Modules Recalled; Failure Could Lead to Entrapment in an Emergency

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), about 6,500 Connector kits used with electronic door lock control modules (distributed by Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Inc., U.S. Division Headquarters, of Naperville, Ill.) are being recalled. The pin connector can fail and prevent a door from being unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment hazard to consumers. This failure can lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

Lifetime Brands Recalls Fruit and Vegetable Choppers Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold at Sam's Club

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lifetime Brands Inc., of Garden City, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Pedrini Pro Chop Professional Multipurpose Choppers. Pieces of the chopper's metal blades can break off during use and fall into food being prepared in the chopper, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Graco Children's Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 1.5 million Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems. The hinges on the stroller's canopy pose a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is opening or closing the canopy.

Dorel Asia Recalls To Replace Cribs; Pose Strangulation and Suffocation Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados, is voluntarily recalling about 635,000 Dorel Asia cribs. The drop side hardware can fail causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle. In addition, the recalled cribs can pose a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard when a slat is damaged. This can occur while the crib is in use, in storage, being put together, taken apart or reassembled; or during shipping and handling.

Drop Side Cribs Recalled by Caramia Furniture Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Caramia Furniture, of Ontario, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Diana Cribs. The slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from the top and bottom rails, posing fall and entrapment hazards to the child.

Bicycles and Framesets Recalled By Seattle Bike Supply Due to Fall Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Seattle Bike Supply, of Kent, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 350 2010 Redline Conquest Pro Bicycles and Framesets. The bicycle's fork legs can separate from the fork crown and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls.

Children's "Big Rex and Friends" Cloth Books Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), St. Martin's Press LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 204,000 "Big Rex and Friends" Cloth Books. A red plastic dot sewn in the book contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Home Improvement Books Recalled by Oxmoor House Due to Faulty Wiring Instructions; Shock or Fire Hazard to Consumers

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Oxmoor House, Inc., of Birmingham, Ala., is voluntarily recalling about 951,000 Home Improvement Books. The books contain errors in the technical diagrams and wiring instructions that could lead consumers to incorrectly install or repair electrical wiring, posing an electrical shock or fire hazard to consumers.

Acer Recalls Notebook Computers Due to Burn Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Acer America Corporation, of San Jose, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 22,000 Acer Aspire-series Notebook Computers. An internal microphone wire under the palm rest can short circuit and overheat. This poses a potential burn hazard to consumers.

Gas Cans Recalled by No-Spill; Containers Can Leak and Create Fire Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), No-Spill LLC, of Lenexa, Kan., is voluntarily recalling about 7,500 No-Spill 5-gallon Gasoline Cans. The gas containers can leak fuel at the black plastic collar where the spout connects to the can, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

bullet Primal Vantage Recalls Plastic Tree Steps Due to Fall Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Primal Vantage Co., Inc., of Randolph, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 Ameristep Plastic Strap-On Tree Step. Primal Vantage has received five complaints of step breakage, including two reports of consumers being bruised and cut.

Ammonia Recalled by OnLine Packaging Due to Chemical Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OnLine Packaging Inc., of Plover, Wis., is voluntarily recalling 75 bottles of Food Club Supreme Clean Clear Ammonia. The bottle, which is labeled as containing ammonia, actually contains household bleach. The mislabeling of the bottles can pose a chemical hazard to consumers. If bleach is accidentally mixed with ammonia or acid, irritating or toxic gases could be produced.

Sagittarius Sporting Goods Recalls Gas Grills Sold at Lowe's Stores Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sagittarius Sporting Goods, of China, is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Master Forge Five-Burner Gas Grills. The flexible rubber hose on the LP gas tank can come into contact with burner box, causing the hose to melt and rupture when the grill is lit. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Jide Trading Recalls Toy Military Figure Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jide Trading, Inc., of Commerce, Calif., is voluntarily recalling 2100 Military toy figures. The surface paint on the toy contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.

 
 

 

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