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[January 27, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending Jan. 25: 

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Nationwide Industries is recalling Nationwide Industries Trident Pool Gate Latches sold nationwide from February 2013 to October 2013. The magnet contained in the striker portion of the latch assembly can come loose, preventing the latch from securing a gate. 

The recalled magnetic gate latches are 10" or 20" models in black or white. They are marked with the "Trident" name and image on the face of the latch body below the key hole. 

Consumers should contact Nationwide Industries at (800) 409-3901 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm ET Monday through Friday or online at for a replacement striker kit. More info at 


Midwest-CBK is recalling Baby rattles sold nationwide from July 2013 to December 2013. The head on the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves donut-shaped polyester knit fabric baby rattles with heads and arms to resemble a bear, monkey and a lion. They measure about 7 inches in diameter by 2 inches thick.  Sweet-ums and Midwest-CBK are printed on a hang tag on the rattles.  A label sewn into the rattles has Midwest-CBK, the production date 04/2013 and the batch #:00001281 printed on it.  

Consumers should contact Midwest-CBK CBK at (800) 394-4225 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at for a full refund. More info at 


Playtex is recalling Playtex pacifier holder clips sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2010 to October 2013. The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard. 

This recall involves the Playtex pacifier holder clips that attach a pacifier to items like clothing, diaper bags and strollers. It is a plastic clip with a figure and a "Playtex" copyright logo. The pacifier holder was sold in green with a monkey figure, pink with a flower and blue with a tow truck.  

Consumers should contact Playtex at (888) 220-2075 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund. More info at



Flushmate is recalling Flushmate® III Pressure-Assist Flushing System sold nationwide and in Canada from 2008 to 2009. The system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards and property damage. 

This recall is for Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure Assist flushing systems installed inside toilet tanks that were manufactured from March 2008 through June 2009. Units included in this recall were sold individually and installed in toilets manufactured by American Standard, Crane, Ecotech, Eljer, Gerber, Kohler, Mancesa, Mansfield, Orion, St. Thomas, Universal Rundle, Vitra, Vitromex and Western Pottery. 

Consumers should contact Flushmate at (800) 303-5123 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at to request a free repair kit. More info at

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Suunto is recalling Scuba high-pressure air hoses sold nationwide from November 2012 to July 2013. The high pressure air hose may leak or rupture leading to a loss of breathing gas posing a drowning hazard. 

The hose has silver fittings on both ends and "5000 PSIG PRESSURE TESTED – MADE IN THE U.S.A," the batch code "1812" and the product code are printed on it. The hoses were sold separately and as a component of the Cobra, Cobra 3, SM-36 model pressure gauge and gauge combos, and with the Vyper and Zoop model dive computers or analog pressure gauges when purchased as combos.  

Consumers should bring the hose or  pressure gauge and dive computer to the nearest authorized Suunto Dive dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for a free replacement hose. 

Consumers can also contact Suunto Support at (855) 258-0900 anytime or online at More info at


Spectrum Brands is recalling Rayovac flashlights sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2012 to December 2013. The flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight’s plastic casing, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves Rayovac LED Industrial flashlights (model ILED2AA) with run times of 25 or 50 hours, Rayovac Value Bright LED plastic flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BA), and Rayovac Value Bright flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BDGDI). W-C, O/F-C, R/F-C, R/J-C, S/J-C, T/F-C, U/F-C and Y/J-C. The date code is printed on a white sticker inside the flashlight’s tube.   

Consumers should contact Spectrum at (855) 752-6660 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for a full refund. More info at   


Johnson Health Tech is recalling Ascent Trainer® by Matrix and Matrix Fitness Elliptical sold nationwide from November 2011 to December 2012. Moisture from user perspiration or cleaning liquids can build up in the power socket on the unit, causing a short circuit, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves all Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainers® and Elliptical trainers installed from November 2011 through December 2012. The machines involved in this recall have a decal at the center/bottom of the units with model numbers beginning with A3x, A5x, A7x, E3x, E5x or E7x.   

Exercise facilities contact Johnson Health Tech North America at (866) 218-3674 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at to schedule a free repair. More info at



Ergotron is recalling Ergotron Interactive Wall Mounts sold nationwide and in Canada and Mexico from February 2012 to January 2013. The weld between the "VESA" style mounting plate and the mounting ring can fail, allowing the monitor or TV to fall. 

The adjustable Ergotron interactive wall mount is designed for flat panel displays and televisions which allows users to reposition their display angles. Model and part numbers can be found at

Consumers should contact Ergotron at (800) 888-5458 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at for a free repair kit. More info at 

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