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[September 02, 2013]  According to Recalls.org, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies Aug. 11-31: 

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AUGUST 13

OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLES 

Husqvarna is recalling Closed-Course/Competition Off-Road Motorcycles sold nationwide from October 2012 to June 2013. The motorcycle's throttle cable can malfunction so the rider loses speed control, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves four 2013 models of Husqvarna closed course/competition motorcycles, including CR125, WR125, WR250 and WR300. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycle just below the tail end of the seat.   

Consumers should contact an authorized Husqvarna dealer to schedule a free repair.

Consumers can also contact Husqvarna Motorcycles at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.husqvarna-motorcyclesna.com.

AUGUST 15

LED BULBS 

Philips Lighting is recalling Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs sold nationwide from October 2012 to May 2013. A lead wire in the bulb's housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard. 

This recall involves Endura 12-watt and Ambient 12.5-watt LED dimmable light bulbs. The bulbs are orange in color and have MADE IN CHINAFabrique in China followed by a slanted S and the model number 9290001829 printed on the gray plastic band on the neck of the bulbs. 

Consumers should contact Philips at (800) 295-5147 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.recall.philips.com for free replacement bulbs.   

IKEA JUNIOR BEDS 

IKEA is recalling KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds sold nationwide and in Canada exclusively at IKEA stores from July 2005 to May 2013. The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard. 

The pine wood KRITTER beds have animal cut-outs, such as a dog and cat on the headboard and a date stamp of 1114 to 1322 representing the year and week of production (YYWW). The SNIGLAR natural beech wood beds have a white painted fiberboard insert on the headboard and footboard of the bed and a date stamp of 1114 to 1318. 

Consumers should IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com to receive a free repair kit.   

PATIO GRILLS 

Char-Broil is recalling Patio Bistro Gas Grills sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2010 to June 2013. The electronic ignition on the grill can ignite unexpectedly, posing a burn hazard. 

The recall involves two Char-Broil Gas Patio Bistro Grills: the model 240 Full Size grill and the model 180 Table Top grill. Model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Char-Broil at (866) 671-7988 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at www.charbroil.com for instructions on how to order and install a free repair kit.

AUGUST 20

TEA KETTLES 

Wilton Industries is recalling Chefmate 2-Quart Tea Kettles sold exclusively at Target nationwide and in Canada from January 2006 to May 2013. Steam can travel up the handle, or water can spill from the spout, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves Chefmate 2-quart tea kettles sold with a black enamel finish and a solid black resin handle. The Chefmate logo is stamped on the bottom of the aluminum tea kettle. 

Consumers should return the tea kettles to any Target store, or contact Wilton Industries at (866) 255-9237 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT Friday or online at www.wilton.com for a full refund.  

CHILDREN'S PAJAMAS 

Klever Kids is recalling Children's Pajamas and Nightgowns sold nationwide from September 2012 to March 2013. The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries. 

This recall involves Klever Kids children's 100% Pima cotton pajama sets and nightgowns sold in boys and girls sizes 2 through 8. All the garments have a printed label at the neck that reads KleverKids live {Heart} laugh {Heart} love. 

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

Consumers can also contact Klever Kids at (855) 553-8375 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.shopkleverkids.com.  

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CHILDREN'S LOUNGEWEAR 

Apple Park is recalling children's two-piece loungewear sets sold nationwide. The loungewear garments fail to meet children's sleepwear federal flammability standards. 

This recall involves Apple Park children's 96% viscose and 4% spandex two-piece sets from the Apple Park Bamboo Loungewear Collection. They were sold in children's sizes 6 months through size 4. 

Consumers should contact Apple Park at (866) 708-4695 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.applepark.com for a full refund.  

AUGUST 21

HALO SLEEPSACKS 

HALO is recalling HALO SleepSack Wearable Blankets with Pink Satin Flowers sold nationwide exclusively at Babies R Us from December 2011 to July 2013. Petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

The recalled HALO SleepSack wearable blankets are 100% white cotton with pink-edged ruffles and a pink satin rose embellishment on the front. Only SleepSack products with GPU numbers 2701, 2781, 2886, 2887, 3007, 3035 and 3142 printed on a neck label under the primary neck label are included in the recall.   

Consumers should contact HALO Innovations at (866) 819-8118 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.halosleep.com for a pre-paid envelope containing instructions to remove and return the flower and order a free replacement product.   

AUGUST 28

CAR SEAT ADAPTORS 

Baby Jogger is recalling Car Seat Adaptor for Strollers sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2012 to June 2013. The car seat adaptor support bars can fail, posing a fall hazard. 

The car seat adaptors come in three models and are used to secure a variety of infant car seats onto Baby Jogger strollers. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact Baby Jogger at (877) 506-2213 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.babyjogger.com for free replacement support bars. More info at www.recalls.org

VITAMIX BLENDERS 

Vitamix is recalling 64-Ounce Low Profile Blender Containers sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2012 to August 2013. The blade can break, creating a laceration hazard. 

The recall involves Vitamix 64-ounce Low-Profile containers with blade part number 103208 A and blade date codes 03-12 (March 2012) through 07-13 (July 2013). The blade part number and date code are laser etched onto the top of the blade at the bottom of the container.  

Consumers should contact Vitamix at (888) 350-4386 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET on Saturdays or online at www.ContainerBladeRecall.com for instructions on how to send back the container (without the lid or any accessories) to the firm for a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org.  

AUGUST 29

BUILD-A-BEAR SULLEY 

Build-A-Bear is recalling Sulley character stuffed animal sold nationwide and in Canada during June 2013. The stuffed animal's eye can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

Sulley is a furry blue creature from the Monsters movies. Tracking label ending with 4384 or 4385 for USA and 4378 for Canada can be found on a sewn in label on the backside of the leg of the stuffed monster. 

Consumers should return the item to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear Workshop. 

Consumers can also contact Build-A-Bear at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT and on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT. or online at www.buildabear.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

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