Four Star Group
USA Inc. is recalling Fresh Décor 10 Count LED Star String
Lights sold nationwide at Safeway stores from October 2008 to
December 2008. Electrical wiring in the lights can overheat,
posing a fire hazard.
holiday lights are a string of 10 LED bulbs, each covered with a
clear, star shape. "Fresh Décor" is printed on the front of the
product's packaging; the UPC (#7989390761) is printed on the
back, below the bar code.
return the product to any Safeway store for a full refund.
Consumers can also
contact Safeway at (877) 723-3929 (877-SAFEWAY) between 9 a.m.
and 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, or contact the retailer where
the lights were purchased. More info at
CHILDREN'S FISHING POLES
Holdings Inc. is recalling Children's Fishing Poles sold
nationwide from August 2007 to December 2008. The paint on the
reels of these fishing poles contains excessive levels of lead.
involves Zebco Advanced Youth Fishing Rod & Reel combo sets. The
reels are painted orange and have the words "Zebco" and "ZAVS
10" on the reel handle.
contact Zebco at (800) 588-9030 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday for information on receiving a receiving a
refund or visit www.zebco.com.
More info at www.recalls.org.
recalling AC Adaptor used with ThinkVision Soundbars sold
nationwide from October 2008 to January 2009. The plastic shell
of the AC Adaptor can crack, posing a risk of electric shock.
Lenovo sold the AC
Adaptors as part of the ThinkVision Soundbar option. The FRU
part number 89P8571 with date code 200810 is located on the back
of the adaptor.
contact Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 anytime to receive a free
replacement part or visit
www.lenovo.com. More info at
Care Products Inc. is recalling Ergorapido, Pronto and Precision
Vacuums sold nationwide from November 2007 to March 2009. The
vacuum's battery can expand and burst, posing a risk of injury.
involves 2-in-1 cordless stick vacuums with a detachable hand
vacuum and free-standing charger. Units involved in the recall
have 9.6-volts printed on a serial plate on the underside of the
handheld unit, and the following serial numbers: 074000001
through 085100001 and 74000001 through 85100001. A complete list
of the recalled items can be found at
contact Electrolux at (800) 932-1778 between 8 a.m. and 7:30
p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday
and Sunday for a free replacement of the handheld portion which
contains the batteries or visit
More info at
Outerwears Inc. is
recalling Funnel Pre-Filters sold nationwide from June 2008 to
February 2009. The Funnel Pre-Filters can create a flash when
they are removed from the fuel tank posing a fire hazard.
These filters are
used to fuel-up off-road and racing vehicles. The recall
involves Outerwears Funnel Pre-Filters, or fuel funnel
pre-filters, with the model numbers 20-2465-03, 20-2466-03,
20-2467-03, and 20-2474-03. The red fabric mesh filters were
available in two sizes, small and large, and in two different
shapes to accommodate various sizes of fueling funnels. The name
of the manufacturer, Outerwears, is the only marking on the
contact Outerwears, Inc. at (800) 967-3450 between 9:00 a.m. and
5:00 p.m. ET, from Monday to Friday to arrange for a full refund
or visit www.outerwears.com.
More info at
Fireplace is recalling Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces sold
nationwide from April 2001 to July 2007. Excess gas can
accumulate in the firebox if the pilot light is not lit or
has gone out. When consumers relight the pilot light, the
accumulated gas can ignite with force and shatter the glass
fireplace doors posing a serious laceration hazard.
involves Central Fireplace model CF3036MV-LP and CF3036MVB.
The model number is located on the data plate behind the
control panel door where the gas valve is located.
should contact Central Fireplace between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
CT Monday through Friday at (800) 248-4681 to arrange for a
free replacement kit or visit
www.centralfireplace.com. More info at