Ceiling fan blades can break
Emerson Electric Co. is
recalling Emerson 60-inch designer ceiling fans sold nationwide from
May 2005 to September 2006. The brackets holding the fan blades can
break, causing the blade to detach. Falling pieces can hit and
The recalled Emerson fans come in seven types of finishes. The
model numbers listed below are included in the recall and can be
found on the base of the fan.
Consumers should contact Air Comfort Products at 866-478-8564
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday to
receive a voucher for a free Emerson replacement fan of comparable
value. Consumers can also visit
More information is available at
Baby rattles pose choking hazard
K'nex Industries Inc. is recalling Brio bell rattles sold
nationwide from February 2005 to April 2006. The small bell
positioned between the wood slats can break and allow access to
small parts. This poses a choking hazard.
This recall involves wooden rattles with six multicolored slats
used to connect the two round red ends. A metal bell is contained
within the slats. The name Brio appears on one of the wooden sides.
Consumers should contact K'nex at 800-543-5639 between 8:30 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday for a free
replacement toy. More information is available at
Snaps on children's boots pose choking hazard
See Kai Run is recalling its See Kai Run brand children's boots
sold nationwide from November 2004 to November 2006. Metals snaps on
the side closure of the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard.
This recall involves the Ellis children's boot sold in pre-walk
and toddler sizes 3 through 9. "See Kai Run" is written on the sole
and insole of the boots. "Ellis - FF" or "Ellis - L" is written on
the side of the shoebox under the style heading. No other styles or
models are included in this recall.
Consumers should return the boots to the store where purchased.
Consumers will receive a refund or replacement pair of shoes.
Consumers can also contact See Kai Run at 888-524-7463 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time Monday through Friday or visit
http://www.seekairun.com/ellis_recall.php. More information is
Powerpuff Girls necklaces contain lead
Rhode Island Novelty is recalling children's Powerpuff Girls
necklaces sold nationwide from March 2003 to November 2006. The
recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if
ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
The recalled necklaces are multicolored metal pendants that hang
from a black cord. The pendants are in the shape of the head of one
of three Powerpuff Girls cartoon characters. The packaging consists
of purple cardboard with the three Powerpuff Girls cartoon
characters and the words "Cartoon Network" and "The Powerpuff Girls"
printed on both sides.
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Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the store where
purchased for a replacement or contact Rhode Island Novelty at
1-800-528-5599 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern time Monday
through Friday for information on how to receive a replacement.
Consumers can also visit
powerpuffpressrelease.html. More information is available at
Batteries for entertainment systems can overheat
Clarion Corporations is recalling batteries in Clarion N.I.C.E.
P200 navigation and entertainment systems sold nationwide from May
2006 to December 2006. The lithium ion batteries in these units can
melt or overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
The N.I.C.E. P200 is a black portable navigation and
entertainment device that can be attached to a vehicle's windshield.
The device has a 4-inch touch screen LCD monitor and contains one
lithium battery. "Clarion" and "N.I.C.E. P200" are printed on the
device. "Clarion NAVBATTERY," "Rechargeable Li-Polymer Battery" and
"Made in Korea" are printed on the battery. Only N.I.C.E. P200 units
with serial numbers ending in "UE" or "UF" are affected by this
Consumers should contact Clarion Corp. at 800-347-8667 Monday
through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time to receive a
free replacement battery. Consumers can also visit
en/support/battery_recall/index.html. More information is
Christmas light sets pose shock and fire hazard
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is recalling Hobby Lobby Christmas light
sets sold nationwide from June 2006 to December 2006. The lights
have undersized wires that can separate from the plugs or the light
sockets, posing an electric shock and fire hazard to consumers.
A complete list of the light sets recalled is available at
Consumers should return the light sets to the nearest Hobby Lobby
store to receive a Hobby Lobby exchange card.
Consumers can also contact Hobby Lobby at 800-326-7931 anytime or
http://www.hobbylobby.com/recall/home.cfm. More information is
Christmas beagles sold by Wal-Mart pose choking hazard
Wal-Mart Stores is recalling Holiday Time stuffed Christmas
beagles sold at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from September 2006 to
December 2006. The red pompoms on the wreath attached to the
beagle's mouth could detach, posing a choking hazard.
The stuffed animal is a brown and white beagle with a red scarf
and Santa hat trimmed in red and white stripes. A green wreath with
red pompoms is attached near the beagle's mouth. "Marketed by
Wal-Mart Stores Inc." and UPC number "8 85271 90780 3" are printed
on the dog's sewn-in labels. "Holiday Time" is printed on the
animal's hang tag.
Consumers should return the stuffed animal to the nearest
Wal-Mart store for a full refund.
Consumers can contact Wal-Mart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. and
9 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday or visit
More information is available at
[Recalls.org news release]