FOOT WARMERS CAN OVERHEAT
Mastex Industries LLC, of
Petersburg, Va., is recalling Twin Foot Warmers sold nationwide from
September 2006 to October 2006. The wiring in the foot warmer has a
defect which can cause it to overheat.
The recall includes model 400 twin foot warmers with date code
FO4. The date code is located on the switch, and the model number is
written on the blanket. Model 405 full-size foot warmers are not
included in the recall.
Consumers should contact Mastex at 804-732-8300 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for information on how to
receive a refund or a free replacement product. More info at
CHILDREN'S BRACELETS CONTAIN LEAD
A&A Global Industries, of Cockeysville, Md., is recalling
Children's "Groovy Grabber" Bracelets sold nationwide from November
2005 to March 2007. The paint on the metallic band beneath the
decorative cover contains high levels of lead.
The recalled bracelets are made of flexible metal bands wrapped
in decorative plastic covers. The bracelets come in various colors
and designs, including smiley faces, Chinese symbols, dogs, cats,
aliens, checkerboards and flames.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets away
from children and discard them.
Consumers can also contact A&A Global Industries at 800-638-6000,
ext. 314, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or
More info at
KEY CHAINS SOLD BY DOLLAR GENERAL CONTAIN LEAD
Dollar General Merchandising, Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is
recalling Metal Key Chains sold nationwide at Dollar General Stores
from December 2005 to January 2007. The key chains contain high
levels of lead.
This recall involves three styles of metal key chains, including
a flip-flop design, dangling charms and a letter. The words "KeyChain"
and "Dollar General $1.25" are printed on the front of the packaging
for each style.
Consumers should return the key chains to the store where
purchased for a refund or replacement product.
Consumers can also Dollar General Corp. at 800-678-9258 between 9
a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit
http://www.dollargeneral.com/ourstores/recall.aspx. More info at
POOL LADDERS CAN BREAK
Intex Recreation Corp., of Long Beach, Calif., is recalling "Intex®,"
"Easy Set®" and "Sand N Sun™" Aboveground Pool Ladders sold
nationwide from February 2006 to February 2007. The ladder's plastic
steps can be assembled backward on the support brackets. If this
happens, the ladder steps can break and the user can fall.
The recall includes 42-inch, 48-inch and 52-inch A-frame pool
ladders. The ladders were sold with above-ground pools with the
brand names "Intex®," "Easy Set®" and "Sand N Sun™.
Consumers should contact Intex at 800-549-8829 between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday to obtain information about how to
obtain a free replacement ladder. Consumers can also visit
http://www.intexcorp.com/bulletin/us/. More info at
BABY DOLLS SOLD AT DOLLAR STORES POSE CHOKING HAZARD
OKK Trading Inc of Commerce, Calif., is recalling "Lovely Baby"
and "Happy Baby" dolls sold nationwide at Dollar stores from
September 2006 to October 2006. These dolls contain small parts,
which can pose a choking hazard.
This recall involves the "Lovely Baby" and "Happy Baby" plastic
dolls. The dolls come in different sizes, ranging from 6 to 11
inches tall. The packaging is a clear plastic bag sealed at the top
with a cardboard label with the name "Lovely Baby" or "Happy Baby"
printed on it.
Consumers should return the doll to the store where purchased for
Consumers can also contact OKK Trading toll-free at 877-OKK-TOYS
between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit
info at www.recalls.org.
TARGET RECALLS ACTIVITY CART TOYS
Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling Little Tree Wood
Activity Cart Toys sold at Target stores from July 2006 to March
2007. The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing
a choking hazard.
The recall involves Little Tree wooden activity cart toys. This
is a multicolored cart with an orange seat and a wooden tray. The
cart has apple trees, a blue fence, and red, blue and green flowers
painted on one side. The cart also has a wooden sheep, dog and horse
affixed to that same side. The other side of the cart contains a
board with multicolored wooden magnets.
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Consumers should return the item to any Target store for a full
Consumers can also contact Target at 800-440-0680 between 7 a.m.
and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
www.target.com. More info at
Sunshine Mills Inc. ("Sunshine"), a branded and private-label pet
food manufacturer based in Red Bay, Ala., is recalling a portion of
its branded dog biscuits made at its Red Bay biscuit plant during
part of March 2007. These brands include Nurture Chicken & Rice,
Nurture Lamb & Rice, Pet Life Large, Pet Life Extra Large, Pet Life
Large Variety, Pet Life Large Peanut Butter, Lassie Lamb and Rice,
and Pet Life People Pleasers Dog Treats. Private-label biscuits for
six of Sunshine's customers were also affected. A complete list of
affected biscuit brands, sizes and codes is available below or at
Sunshine's other biscuit brands and products that include small and
medium-sized biscuits were not affected. It is also important to
note that dry dog and cat food and soft and chewy treats for dogs or
cats manufactured by Sunshine are not affected and not included in
this recall. The recalled dog biscuits are marketed nationwide by
many pet food retailers, including the mass channel, traditional
grocery and pet specialty stores. The recalled dog biscuits contain
1 percent or less by weight of wheat gluten. Consumers should
immediately stop feeding their dog the dog biscuits with the
specified date codes and consult with a veterinarian if they have
any health concerns with their dog. A complete list of the recalled
products can be found at
www.recalls.org (scroll down to April section on linked page).
CHANUKAH CANDLES POSE FIRE HAZARD
Ahron's Judaica of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling Chanukah Oil
Candles sold nationwide from November 2006 to December 2006. The oil
candles can become engulfed in flames and melt the plastic cups
holding the candles in place, allowing hot wax to leak out, which
poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.
This recall involves both the 44-count and the 36-count of
Chanukah Oil Candles. The packaging is a red box with the following
printed on it: "Chanukah Oil Candles With Jelled Extra Virgin Olive
Oil" and "Distributed by Ahron's Judaica Item # OCCL-25/44."
Consumers should return the candles to the place of purchase for
a full refund or contact Ahron's Judaica at 866-669-1708 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. More info at
BOILERS POSE CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
NY Thermal Inc. of Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada, is recalling
NTI Trinity Gas-Fired Hot Water Boilers sold nationwide from
November 2005 to February 2007. Acidic liquid in a drain line can
cause a fitting in the boiler to leak, posing a risk of carbon
monoxide poisoning to consumers.
The recall includes NTI Trinity gas-fired hot water boilers with
model numbers Ti100, Ti150, Ti200 and Ti400. The boilers were
manufactured between Nov. 28, 2005, and Jan. 8, 2007. The boilers
are gray in color and "NTI" appears on the front cover. The model
number and date of manufacture are located on the ID label inside
the front cover of the boiler.
Consumers should immediately contact NY Thermal Inc. at
800-688-2575 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for
instructions and to arrange for a free repair or visit
www.nythermal.com. More info
DISNEY EASTER BASKETS SOLD AT WAL-MART STORES
Gemmy Industries Corp. of Coppell, Texas, is recalling Disney
Princesses Easter Baskets sold nationwide at Wal-Mart stores from
February 2007 to March 2007. Silver beads and ribbons attached to
the basket can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The product is a pink and purple plush Easter basket decorated
with silver beads and ribbons. "Disney Princesses" is written on top
of the basket. Pictures of the princesses are on the front of the
Consumers should remove the beads and ribbons to prevent the
choking hazard. Consumers also can return the item to the nearest
Wal-Mart store for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Gemmy Industries at 800-231-6879
between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit
http://www.gemmy.com/faqList.cfm?faqCatID=16. More info at
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