Monday, March 26, 2007
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[March 26, 2007]  The following recalls were issued March 18-22 by various federal and state agencies.


Hanna Andersson of Portland, Ore., is recalling Children's Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant Sets and Cropped Johns sold nationwide at their stores from Summer 2004 to November 2006. The recalled garments fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. The Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant sets were marketed as loungewear. The Cropped Johns were not marketed as loungewear, but could be used as loungewear. The children's sleepwear flammability standards require sleepwear, including loungewear, to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant.

The Children's Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant set and the Cropped Johns have the name "Hanna Andersson" on the sewn-in label. The Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant set and the Cropped Johns were sold in girls' sizes 80 cm through 160 cm. For photos of all the recalled garments, click here.

Consumers should return the garments to Hanna Andersson for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Hanna Andersson at (800) 222-0544 between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT, any day, or visit More info at


Laars Heating Systems Co. of Rochester, N.H., is recalling Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boilers & 9600 HWG Condensing Water Heaters sold nationwide from November 1998 to February 2007. Internal black plastic venting components in the gas boilers and water heaters can crack and leak flue gases, including carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning.

This recall involves Laars 9600 CB Condensing Heating Boilers and Laars 9600 HWG Condensing Water Heaters with black vent pipe/tubing. "Mark II" and "9600 CB" or "9600 HWG" are printed on the front of the boilers and water heaters. The model number and BTU size are printed on the right side of the unit. Only the following models are included in this recall.


Input (Btu/h)

Gas Boilers:

CB 150


CB 175


CB 200


Water Heaters:

HWG 150


HWG 175


HWG 200


Consumers should contact Laars Heating Systems at (800) 900-9276, Extension 4, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday to help determine if their boiler or water heater needs to be shut off immediately and to schedule a free repair. Consumers can also visit More info at


Casio® Inc. of Dover, N.J., is recalling Electronic Musical Keyboards sold nationwide from May 2006 to February 2007. The recalled keyboards can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves model CTK-710 of the Casio® 61-key, full-size electronic musical keyboards. Products with serial numbers ranging from 7030001 through 7040400 and 7041901 through 7043500 are included in this recall. The brand and model information are found on the front of the unit above the keyboard, and the serial number is found inside the battery compartment, located on the underside of the unit.

Consumers should contact Casio at (866) 800-4302 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET seven days a week for a free repair. Consumers can also visit More info at


American Suzuki Motor Corp. of Brea, Calif., and Montgomery Motors Ltd. of Honolulu, Hawaii, are recalling Suzuki 2007 Model Year QuadSport Z90 ATVs sold nationwide from November 2006 to March 2007. The bushing pivot mount boss on the left and right suspension arm may not have been welded completely and could break off during riding. If this occurs, the rider could lose control of the ATV and crash, posing risk of serious injury or death.

The recalled product is a Suzuki 2007 model year QuadSport Z90 ATV with model number LT-Z90K7. The model number is located on the lower right side of the ATV frame. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the left rear side of the ATV frame. Refer to the VIN list by clicking here. [To download Adobe Acrobat Reader for the PDF file, click here.]

Consumers should contact the local Suzuki ATV dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair.

Consumers can also call Suzuki Customer Service at (714) 572-1490 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit More info at

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Maytag Corp. of Newton, Iowa, and Samsung Electronics America Inc. of Ridgefield Park, N.J., are recalling Maytag® and Samsung™ Brand Front Loading Washing Machines sold nationwide from April 2005 to August 2006. Water leakage onto the electrical connections to the washing machine's thermal sensor could cause an electrical short and ignite a circuit board, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

The recall involves certain Maytag and Samsung brand front-load washers. The Maytag washers have model numbers beginning with MAH9700 or MAH8700. The Samsung washers have model number WF306BHW or a model number beginning with WF316. The model and serial numbers are located on a tag at the bottom of the door opening. Maytag models with a serial number ending in the last two letters identified below are subject to the recall:

2005 -- GA, GC, GE, GG, GJ, GL, GN, GP, GR, GT, GV, GX

2006 -- JA, JC, JE, JG, JJ, JL, JN

Samsung models with the six-digit number 100001 through 799999 prior to a letter at the end of the serial number are subject to the recall.

Consumers should contact Maytag at (800) 868-5109 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or Samsung at (800) 515-7902 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on how to receive a free repair.

Consumers can also visit Maytag at or Samsung at More info at


Home Decorators Collection of St. Louis, Mo., is recalling Home Decorators Collection Wall Sconces sold nationwide from December 2004 to January 2007. A missing back plate exposes consumers to live wires, posing a risk of electrical shock to consumers changing the light bulb.

This recall involves "Oyster Bay" model wall sconces. The Tiffany-style design includes multi-colored glass with a black outline. A list of the model numbers can be found at Model numbers are located on the product's packaging.

Consumers should contact Home Decorators Collection at (800) 464-0164 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for information on receiving a free replacement sconce or a full refund, including shipping. More info at


Digital Security Controls of Toronto, Canada, is recalling Digital Security Controls FSA and FSB Series Smoke Detectors sold nationwide from October 2006 to December 2006. These smoke detectors could fail to reliably detect smoke during a fire.

The recall involves Digital Security Controls FSA and FSB series photoelectric smoke detectors. They are wired directly into the building circuitry and do not use a battery. The dome shaped units have a metal mesh covering around the smoke sensor.

Customers should contact their installer to receive a free inspection to determine if their units are included in the recall.

Consumers can also contact Digital Security Controls at (877) 666-1250 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit More info at


Infantino of San Diego, Calif., is recalling SlingRider Infant Carriers sold nationwide from July 2006 to February 2007. The plastic slider on the fabric strap can break. This can cause the strap supporting the carrier to release and infants to fall out of the carrier.

This recall involves the Infantino SlingRider™ carriers with item numbers 141-210, 151-210,151-528 and 151-534. The SlingRider™ consists of a fabric carrier with a strap attached that is worn by the user to carry an infant up to 20 pounds. "Infantino" is printed on the plastic slider located on the strap. The item number is printed on a label inside the SlingRider™.

Consumers should contact Infantino at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday to return the carriers and receive a free replacement product. Consumers can also visit More info at

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