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[September 08, 2009]  According to Recalls.org, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending Sept. 5: 


Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling Durabrand DVD Players sold at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2006 to July 2009. The DVD player's circuit board can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard. 

This recall involves a single DVD player with a remote control. The device was sold in three colors -- silver, pink and purple and has a U-shaped opening at the top to insert the DVD. The DVD players were sold under the following UPC codes and model numbers:

Silver: UPC 1799901002, Model No. 1002

Pink: UPC 1799934100, Model No. 1002 PINK

Purple: UPC 1799932100, Model No. 1002 PUR

 Consumers should return the DVD player to the nearest Wal-Mart for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit http://walmartstores.com/Recalls/. More info at www.recalls.org

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OfficeMax Inc. is recalling Task Chairs sold at OfficeMax stores nationwide from September 2003 to July 2008. The back and the base post of the chair can break while in use, posing a fall hazard. 

The recall involves OfficeMax Task Chairs with model numbers OM182 and OM96614. The model number is located under the chair's seat on a white UPC label. The chairs are charcoal or dark charcoal in color and have black plastic arms and a rolling plastic and metal base. 

Consumers should return the chairs to any OfficeMax store for a full refund or a $55 gift card if the consumer does not have a receipt. 

Consumers can also contact OfficeMax at (800) 283-7674 anytime, or visit www.officemax.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

[Text copied from Recalls.org]

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