CHILDREN'S LOUNGEWEAR NOT FLAME RESISTANT
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
Consumers should return the garments to Hanna Andersson for a
Consumers can also contact Hanna Andersson at (800) 222-0544
between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT, any day, or visit
www.hannaandersson.com. More info at
GAS BOILERS AND WATER HEATERS CAN LEAK FLUE GASES
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.
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
www.laars.com. More info at
CASIO KEYBOARDS CAN OVERHEAT
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
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 www.casio.com. More
info at www.recalls.org.
AMERICAN SUZUKI'S ATVS CAN LOSE CONTROL
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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WASHING MACHINES CAN CAUSE ELECTRICAL SHORT
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
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
www.samsung.com. More info at
WALL SCONCES HAVE EXPOSED LIVE WIRES
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
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
SMOKE DETECTORS FAIL TO DETECT SMOKE
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 www.dsc.com. More info at
INFANT SLING CARRIERS CAN BREAK
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
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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