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[March 28, 2011]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending March 26: 

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Lasko Products Inc. is recalling box fans sold nationwide from July 2002 to December 2005. An electrical failure in the fan's motor poses a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Lasko box fans with model numbers 3720, 3723, and 3733 and Galaxy box fans with model number 4733 that have date "2002-03" or "2003-04" stamped on the bottom of the metal frame. "Lasko" or "Galaxy" is printed on the front of the fan. The model number is either stamped or printed on the bottom of the fans. 

Consumers should contact Lasko at (877) 445-1314 anytime or visit to receive a free fused plug safety adapter. More info at


Kingsman Fireplaces is recalling gas fireplaces sold nationwide from April 2008 to December 2010. Delayed ignition can cause the fireplace's propane gas to explode and break or shatter the glass door. This poses a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves direct vent gas fireplaces sold under the name "Skyline Marquis collection." They run on propane gas. Model numbers can be found at

Consumers should contact Kingsman Fireplaces at (855) 593-3304 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit to schedule a free repair. More info at


Gerber Legendary Blades is recalling Gerber® Gator® Combo Axes sold nationwide since March 2005. The knife in the axe handle can come out when the axe is used for chopping or hammering, posing a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves the Gerber Gator Combo Axe, which has a 7-inch knife in the hollow axe handle. The axe is approximately 8.75 inches long with an axe head that is 4.75 inches x 2.7 inches. The axe handle is marked with the "Gerber" trademark. 

Consumers should contact Gerber at (877) 314-9130 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or visit to receive a free handle cap. More info at


Scotch Corporation is recalling Instant Power® Toilet Bowl Restorer™ sold nationwide from February 2009 to January 2010. The contents can leak from the cap when the bottle is turned on its side. When this happens, the cleaner can come into contact with consumers and property, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes. 

This recall involves Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer cleaner with model number 1803. The model number is printed the back of the bottle next to the barcode. The words "Guaranteed" and "Toilet Bowl Restorer" are printed on the bottle. 

Consumers should contact Scotch Corporation at (800) 613-4242 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit for disposal instructions and a full refund. More info at

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Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with "Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg" hardware sold nationwide from January 1995 to September 2007. Missing safety pegs can create a situation where the crib's drop-side rail disengages from the track. This can create a hazardous space in which an infant can become entrapped and suffocate. 

Delta's name and address is printed on the mattress support boards and the Delta logo is on the crib's top teether rail. Model numbers are located on the top of the mattress support board and can be found at 

Consumers should call Delta at (800) 816-5304 anytime or visit to order the free repair kit. More info at


Ocean Technology Systems is recalling Guardian full-face diving masks sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2010 to November 2010. The purge assembly on the diving mask can disengage from the regulator, resulting in loss of air to the diver. This poses a drowning hazard. 

This recall involves Guardian full-face diving masks with serial numbers 9051284 through 100070954. The serial number is printed on the main regulator body. The Ocean Technology Systems' logo is affixed to the front of the mask. 

Consumers should contact Ocean Technology Systems at (877) 270-1984 anytime, or visit for instructions on conducting a test of the regulator and returning the masks for a free repair. More info at

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