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[February 24, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending Feb. 22: 

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LEM Products Distribution is recalling 5-Tray Dehydrators with Digital Timers sold nationwide and in Canada from June2011 to December 2013. Damaged wiring in the food dehydrators can come into contact with a metal bracket inside the machine, posing a shock hazard.

This recall involves 5-tray food dehydrators with model number 1009 and serial numbers between 20110506 and 20121008. The UPC code 734494910094 is on the bottom of the packaging. 

Consumers should contact LEM Products Distribution at (877) 536-7763 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product. More info at



Lucent Ace Manufacturing is recalling LED flashlights sold exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide from October 2013 to November 2013. The battery can short and cause the flashlight’s canister to rupture, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves LED flashlights with hand straps. The 3 ˝-inch tall flashlights were sold in black, red, green and blue and have style number FSAACE6022 printed on the packaging.  

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

Consumers can also contact Lucent Ace Manufacturing at (888) 373-6978 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit More info at



Eastman Footwear is recalling Coleman® Runestone Style Children’s Shoes sold nationwide from January 2013 to December 2013. The metal rivets surrounding the holes where the shoestring is secured on the shoes can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard. 

The Runestone children’s shoes are black with gray mesh fabric panels on the side of the shoe with a green “Coleman” logo name and lantern graphic on the tongue. A label  located on the inside of tongue of the shoes identifies the style as Runestone. 

Consumers should return the shoes to a Big 5 Sporting Goods store for a full refund or contact Eastman Footwear at (800)786-0282 ext. 301 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit for instructions on returning the shoes for a refund. More info at

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U.S. Polo Assn. is recalling U.S. Polo Assn. girl’s jackets sold nationwide from August 2013 to October 2013. The jackets have a band of material at the neck that can pose a strangulation hazard. 

The jackets have the name U.S. Polo Assn. with the year 1890 and crossed polo mallets on the jacket’s upper right exterior and a silhouette of two polo players and the initials USPA on the jacket’s upper left exterior.  The name Q4 Designs LLC and style numbers can be found on the white tracking label tag sewn into the inside of the jacket near the waist band. Recalled style numbers include: U274-200 for sizes 4-6 and U274-300 for sizes 7-16. 

Consumers should remove or cut the band to eliminate the hazard, or contact Q4 Designs at (800) 741-0127 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or online at to obtain a full refund. More info at 


Infantino is recalling Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey teething toys sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from December 2012 to January 2014. The tail of the monkey can pose a choking hazard. 

This recall involves the Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey teething toys. “Infantino” is marked on the back toward the rear and model number 206-647 is marked on the inside of the rear left leg. 

Consumers should contact Infantino at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at More info at 


Sterling Rope Company is recalling Sewn cord edge restraints, sewn eyes and sewn loops sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2013 to January 2014. Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves four models of Sterling Rope’s sewn cords which include the 8mm Aztek (AZ) Sewn Bound Loop Prusik, Aztek (AZ) Elite 8mm Edge Restraint, 8mm PER Sewn Eye and the 8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye. A complete list can be found at

Consumers should Sterling Rope at (800) 788-7673 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for a free replacement. More info at

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