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[February 17, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending Feb. 15: 

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MAT Industries is recalling HDX™ and Powermate® two-gallon air compressors sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2010 to October 2013. The terminals of the pressure switch can come into contact with the motor housing and electrify the air compressors, posing a shock hazard. 

This recall involves HDX™ and Powermate® brand two-gallon electric air compressors.   HDX™ model number/sku numbers include VSP0000201.HDX, VSP0000201.HDX1 and 947282, with numeric serial numbers. The model and serial numbers are printed on a sticker on the back of the top air compressor cylinder. Powermate® model numbers include VSP0000201, VSP0000201.01, VSP0000201.KIT and VSP0000201.NS with numeric serial numbers. 

Consumers should  contact MAT Industries at (855) 922-2300 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at for a free repair.  More info at 

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Visonic is recalling Visonic Amber SelectX Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Kits  sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2012 to April 2013. Following a reboot or system reset, the Amber SelectX Base Stations can fail to operate and detect an emergency signal from the personal pendant. 

The recalled Visonic Amber SelectX Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) kit enables a user to push a button on a pendant to signal a request for assistance. Recalled models have catalog number 0-100729 and serial numbers 1612002383 through 501206949. The first four digits represent manufacture dates April 2012 through December 2012 in WWYY format. 

Consumers should immediately contact their system installer or a Visonic alarm installation professional to replace the recalled base station. 

Consumers can also contact Visonic at (800) 223-0020 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at More info at

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