Monday, March 10, 2014

Recalls: Pacifiers, Teething Toys, Strollers, Garage Door Openers and more...

Remember, for more details, you can always go to http://www.cpsc.gov,  and search their recalls there, or hit up the provided links for each product.

Today's product recall list includes

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Fred and Friends Recalls Infant Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard, where the beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard.

For more info, contact: Fred & Friends toll-free at (855) 346-6372 or go online at www.fredandfriends.com and click on Pacifier Recall for more information.

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Strollers Recalled by Britax Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard when you press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

You can Contact: Britax; toll-free at (866) 204-1665 or visit the company’s websites at www.britaxusa.com  or www.bobgear.com and click on “Safety Notice” at the top right corner

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Infantino Recalls Teething Toys Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target.  The tail of the monkey could be a choking hazard.

For more info, contact Infantino at (888) 808-3111 or go online at www.infantino.com and click on Recall Information on the home page.

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Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers because the control board can overheat, posing a Fire Hazard.

Contact Genie at (800) 488-9918 or check out www.geniecompany.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.


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Eastman Footwear Recalls Coleman Runestone Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard posed by the shoelace holes that could have sharp egdes; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods

Eastman Footwear at (800)786-0282 ext. 301 or www.efny.com and click Runestone Recall for more information.

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Gree Expands Dehumidifier Recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards. The problem is that they can overheat, smoke and catch fire.

Call Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 or go online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information.

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IKEA Expands Recall of Junior Beds that Pose Laceration Hazard. (The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.)


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Bodum USA Recalls Coffee Presses Sold Exclusively at Starbucks Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards.  (The glass carafe can fall out of the metal frame and plastic base of the coffee press and break or shatter, posing laceration and burn hazards to consumers.)

Contact: Bodum toll-free at (855) 378-6864 or online at www.bodum.com and click on Product Advisories for more information.

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West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall.   


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Air Compressors Recalled by MAT Industries Due to Shock Hazard where the terminals of the pressure switch can come into contact with the motor housing and electrify the air compressors.

For more info you can contact MAT Industries at (855) 922-2300 or go to www.powermate.com  and click on Air Compressors, then VSP0000201 and online at www.homedepot.com and click on Product Recalls for more information

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Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to a Fall Hazard posed by the mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame.

Contact: Rollerblade USA at (800) 232-7655 or at www.rollerblade.com and click on “Product Recall,” on the lower left.

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