Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Recent Recalls To Know About 3-26-14, Canon, Walmart...

PowerShot SX50 camera recall

Of the more recent recalls I've seen in my inbox, I thought I'd pass along a few that seem more important than other, smaller recalls or critical to the safety of the children of our society.

Check out these recalls:



"Canon Recalls to Repair PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras Due to Risk of Allergic Reaction"

The problem here is something about a chemical used on the rubber part of the viewfinders could cause skin or eye irritation.

Contact Canon Customer Support Center toll-free at (855) 226-3277 or visit online at www.usa.canon.com and click on Recalled for Repair for more information.

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'Design Ideas' Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion

Design Idea  ГТ and Neatli  я Т Rubber Ducky Magnets, and Design Ide  я Т Blowfish and Splat Magnets have small magnets that can easily detach.  The issue is that if the magnets are swallowed by a child, the magnets can stick together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

"Contact Design Ideas at (800) 426-6394 or online at www.designideas.net and click on АЬSafety Notices and Patents  Э for more information."


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Fitbit Recalls Force Activity-Tracking Wristband Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

Fitbit is recalling their Wireless activity-tracking wristband because users can develop allergic reactions to the stainless steel casing, materials used in the strap, or adhesives used to assemble the product, resulting in redness, rashes or blistering where the skin has been in contact with the tracker.

Contact  Fitbit, toll-free at (888) 656-6381 or online at www.fitbit.com and click on Recall/Safety Info on the right side of the page next to Terms of Use for more information.

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Vera Bradley Recalls Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard, because the pom-pom tail can detach from the body of the bear rattle and the bunny, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Contact Vera Bradley toll-free at (888) 855-8372 or online at www.verabradley.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

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Walmart is recalling My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Dolls because the circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Contact Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 or online at www.walmart.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

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SATCO Products Recalls KolourOne LED Light Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury from The metal housing/lens assembly can separate from the bulb’s base and fall. This poses a risk of injury from impact to bystanders.

Contact SATCO Products Inc. toll-free at (888) 770-7125 or online at www.satco.com and click on “Lamp Recall” and “Consumer Product Returns” for more information.

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These and many other recalls can be found on the CPSC (http://www.cpsc.gov/) website.


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