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[March 09, 2009]  The following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies Feb. 24-March 5: 


Silent Diving Systems LLC is recalling Crimped Low Pressure Diving Hoses sold nationwide from January 2007 to August 2008. Diving hoses may have been made without crimps, which can allow gas to leak or water to enter into the re-breather unit of the scuba diving equipment, posing a drowning hazard. 

The crimped hoses are used to carry the air supply in the re-breathing diving system. The hoses were sold on three re-breathing models: Inspiration, Evolution and Evolution Plus. Hoses with a smooth (uncrimped) collar and with the model numbers listed at www.recalls.org are included in the recall. 

Consumers contact Silent Diving Systems at (877) 336-4077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a replacement hose or visit www.silentdiving.com. More info at www.recalls.org


Air Venturi is recalling Air Venturi Air Rifles sold nationwide from July 2008 to September 2008. The safety can fail, causing the rifle to unexpectedly fire. This poses a serious injury hazard. 


This recall involves model 909S Sam Yang .45 caliber rifles shipped to consumers after July 1, 2008. The rifle is a precharged pneumatic air rifle, powered by compressed air. 

Consumers should contact Air Venturi or Pyramyd Air at (216) 292-2570 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a free repair or visit www.airventuri.com. More info at www.recalls.org.


CBB Group Inc. is recalling Fishing Games, Rattles, Pull-A-Long Cars, Mini Pull Back Cars, and Cartoon Bubble Guns sold nationwide from July 2007 to December 2008. The fishing games, baby rattles and pull-a-long cars contain small parts, which can detach and pose a choking hazard. The mini pull back cars and bubble guns have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead. 

The recalled toys are described in the chart below:



Fishing Games

Model KK-4296
UPC# 782468042968
Model PT-2006
UPC# 830002020061
Model T-8112
UPC# 704291081129
Model KK-4461
UPC# 782468044610

6-Piece Rattle Set

Model ET-1293
UPC# 800323012939

6-Piece 3" Pull Back Cars

Model KK-4382
UPC# 78246804382

3-Piece Rattle Set

Model ET-1388

Pull-A-Long Car

Model ET-1041
UPC# 800323010416
Model KK-4218
UPC# 782468042180

Battery-Operated Cartoon Bubble Gun

Model KK-4275
UPC# 782468042753
Model KK-4276

Battery-Operated Dolphin Bubble Gun

Model OR-2238
UPC# 868333022386

Consumers should return the toys to the place where purchased for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact CBB Group, Inc. at (866) 628-6238 anytime, or visit www.cbbgroup.com. More info at www.recalls.org



Salsa Bicycles is recalling Handlebar Stems Used on Salsa Bicycles sold nationwide from November 2007 to December 2008. The handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves all CroMoto S.U.L. stems sold as individual aftermarket units and on these models of complete Salsa bicycles: Ala Carte, El Mariachi, Casseroll Triple, Casseroll Single and La Cruz. The aftermarket stems are black and have the word "Salsa" painted on the extension. The complete bike stems are painted to match the bike model color and have the word "Salsa" painted on the extension. The recalled stems range from 75 through 105-degree rise and extension length from 90 to 120mm. Please visit the firm's web site at www.salsacromotostem.com for a complete list of model numbers and names included in this recall. 

Consumers should contact an authorized Salsa Bicycles dealer for a free inspection and replacement stem. 

Consumers can also contact Salsa Bicycles at (877) 774-6208 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.salsacromotostem.com. More info at www.recalls.org.


LG Electronics MobileComm USA Inc. is recalling  certain LG 830 "Spyder" Cell Phones sold in Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Washington State and Wisconsin from September 2008 through November 2008. The recalled phones can have difficulty sustaining a connection or have poor voice quality on calls to emergency 911. 

The recall involves LG 830 "Spyder" touch-screen slider cell phones with software versions T83LGV03 and T83LGV04, which were sold for use with the following regional wireless carriers: Cellular South, Cellcom, Bluegrass Cellular, Centennial de Puerto Rico, Appalachian Wireless, Illinois Valley Cellular, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Inland Cellular, Leaco, Golden State Cellular, Thumb Cellular, Silver Star Communications, and Nex-Tech Wireless.

The cell phone model number can be found underneath the battery. The software version can be verified by going into the menu of the cell phone, selecting "Settings" then "Phone Information" then "Version." 

Consumers have been or are being contacted by their wireless carrier or LG Electronics MobileComm to schedule a free software upgrade. 

Consumers can also contact LG Electronics MobileComm at (800) 793-8896 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit mobilephones.us.lge.com. More info at www.recalls.org.



Alpargatas USA Inc. is recalling children's flip flops sold nationwide from November 2006 to February 2009. Decorative paint on the sole of the flip flops can contain levels of lead. 

Flip flops of the Havaianas brand containing decorative paint were sold under the following model names: Baby Estampas, Baby Pets, Kids Apple, Kids Fairy, Kids Flores, Kids Lighthouse, Kids Monsters, Kids Surf, Baby Letrinhas, Kids Sports, Kids Candies, Kids Fun, Kids Love, Kids Sereias, Kids Speed, Kids Lucky Bug, Kids Pets, Kids Rock, Kids Slim, Kids Wonder Woman, Kids Small Flowers and Kids Tropical w/Kit. 

Consumers should return the flip flops to Alpargatas USA, Inc. to receive a replacement. 

Consumers can also contact Alpargatas USA at (888) 289-5306 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.havaianasus.com. More at www.recalls.org


Frontrow is recalling Rechargeable Batteries sold nationwide from June 2005 to December 2008. The batteries can rapidly overheat, posing a burn hazard. 

The recalled 2400-mAH NIMH batteries are used in the 930TM, 930HT and 940TM public announcement system microphones. Only batteries with part number 374-30-400-00, printed on the light green sleeve of the battery, are included in the recall. 

Consumers should contact their FrontRow agent to receive free replacement batteries. 

Consumers can also contact Frontrow at (800) 227-0735 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or visit www.gofrontrow.com/battery. More info at www.recalls.org

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Nautilus Inc. is recalling Bowflex® Ultimate 2 Home Gyms sold nationwide from June 2005 to January 2009. The home gym's horizontal seat rail is designed to be latched in a vertical position for storage. If the seat rail is not manually latched, it can fall unexpectedly on the user or a bystander, posing a risk of serious injury. 

This recall involves the Bowflex® Ultimate 2 Home Gyms. The home gyms are equipped with pulleys, resistance rods, and other equipment, which allow the user to perform a variety of exercises. "Bowflex Ultimate 2" is written on the vertical part of the frame. 

Registered owners are being sent a free repair kit. Owners who have not received a repair kit by March 10, 2009 should contact Nautilus at (800) 259-9019 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit www.bowflex.com. More info at www.recalls.org


Seventh Avenue is recalling Tealight Candleholders sold nationwide from February 2008 to October 2008. The faceted resin accents on the sides of the candleholder can ignite, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves a wire formed tealight candleholder with ball feet. The sides have small and large round resin accents in amber and red. The holder holds up to five tealight candles (included). The model number is 609073 located on the original packaging. 

Consumers should return the candleholders to Seventh Avenue for a full refund or store credit, and a $10 coupon. 

Consumers can also contact Seventh Avenue at (800) 991-4442 between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.seventhavenue.com. More info at www.recalls.org.


All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC is recalling All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Makers sold nationwide at Williams-Sonoma stores from March 2008 to January 2009. Wiring inside the waffle maker can be damaged and contact the waffle maker's metal body, posing a shock or fire hazard. 

The recalled All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Maker is electric with a stainless steel exterior. The recall involves units with a model/ref number of #WD700462 and 4-digit manufacture date codes ending in "08". The model/ref number and manufacture date code are located on a white label on the bottom of the waffle maker. 

Consumers should contact All-Clad at (888) 345-0474 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for instructions on obtaining a free replacement or visit www.All-CladWafflerRecall.com. More info at www.recalls.org


Ritchie Industries is recalling Immersion Heaters sold nationwide from February 2007 to November 2008. The outer cover of the immersion heater can crack and expose the heating element to water, posing a shock hazard. 

This recall involves the Ritchie Immersion Heaters with model numbers 17863 (120v/250w), 17939 (240v/250w or 240v/325w), and 17940 (240v/325w). The immersion heater is designed to be submerged in a cattle trough to keep the water from freezing. The model number along with "SWI" is printed on one side of the heating element and a sticker reading "Ritchie Specialty Products" is found on the other side. 

Consumers should return the heater to the place of purchase for a free replacement heater. 

Consumers can also contact Ritchie Industries at (800) 747-0222 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, visit www.springfield-wire.com or www.ritchiefount.com. More info at www.recalls.org


Universal Distribution Centers is recalling Holiday Ultra-Brite Lights sold in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut from October 2008 to December 2008. The lights have undersized wires that can easily pull out of the plugs and light sockets becoming exposed. This poses an electric shock and fire hazard. 

The recalled holiday lights are a string of 50 clear or multicolored bulbs. They were sold in a white and red box with the item number (CH81648 or CH81658) written on the back above the bar code. 

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Universal Distribution Centers at (866) 343-2343 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or contact the retailer where the lights were purchased. More info at www.recalls.org



Rettig Belgium NV is recalling Radson Wall-Mounted Radiators sold nationwide from October 2007 to January 2008. The radiator can come loose from the wall, and fall on people near it. 

The recalled radiators are used to heat a home and are mounted vertically to the wall. The recall involves the Radson Vertical 20 and 21, Radson Kos V21, and Radson Faro V21. 

Consumers should contact their plumbing or heating supplier or Rettigat at (866) 963-1477 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a free replacement suspension system or visit www.radson-replacementaction.com. More info at www.recalls.org


Wiseco Performance Products is recalling Off-Road Dirt Bike Connecting Rods or Crankshaft Assemblies sold nationwide from March 2007 to December 2008. Engine stress could cause the connecting rods to crack and the engine to lock up, posing a crash hazard. 

A complete list of the recalled items can be found at www.recalls.org

Consumers should contact Wiseco at (800) 321-1364 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, and between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on Friday for free replacement parts and repair, or a full refund if the consumer has already replaced the recalled engine parts or visit www.wiseco.com. More info at www.recalls.org.


See info at www.recalls.org.

[Text copied from Recalls.org]

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