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[March 31, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending March 29: 

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Centex Homes is recalling SolarSaveŽ roof panels installed nationwide because of fire hazard. 

This recall involves Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes ("Centex"). 

Centex has contacted directly customers impacted by the recall and performed free installations of new solar panels. Owners of homes with qualifying solar energy systems who have not been contacted by the company should contact Centex at, send an email to or send a fax to (800) 917-2201 to schedule the installation of free replacement panels. More info at 


Ace Hardware is recalling Ace Clamp-On LED Work Lights sold nationwide from September 2013 to December 2013. The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard. 

This recall includes the Ace Clamp-On LED Work Light measuring 3 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep and 2.25 inches high. The recalled units are stamped with the model number "DC004" and date code "08/13" on the back of the light base.  

Consumers should return the lights to the local Ace Hardware store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Ace Hardware at (888) 827-4223 anytime or email or online at More info at


Wal-Mart is recalling My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Dolls exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from August 2012 to March 2014. The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard. 

The My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby electronic baby doll comes in pink floral clothing and matching knit hat. "My Sweet Baby" is printed on the front of the clear plastic and cardboard packaging. The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll. 

Consumers should return the doll to any Walmart store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at More info at

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SATCO Products is recalling KolourOne Brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR LED Light Bulbs sold nationwide and in Canada from December 2012 to February 2014. The metal housing/lens assembly can separate from the bulb's base and fall. This poses a risk of injury from impact. 

This recall involves SATCO KolourOne brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR 30 and 38 LED light bulbs. A complete list can be found at

Consumers can contact SATCO Products at (888) 770-7125 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at for free replacement bulbs. More info at



Lenovo is recalling ThinkPad notebook computer battery packs sold nationwide and in Canada from October 2010 to April 2011. The battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Lenovo battery packs sold with the following ThinkPad notebook computers: the Edge 11, 13 and 14 series, the T410, T420, T510 and W510 series, and the X100e, X120e, X200, X201 and X201s series. Recalled battery packs have one of the following part numbers starting with the fourth digit in a long series of numbers and letters printed on a white sticker below the bar code on the battery pack: 42T4695, 42T4711, 42T4798, 42T4804, 42T4812, 42T4822, 42T4828, 42T4834, 42T4840 and 42T4890.  

Consumers should contact Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for a free replacement battery pack.  More info at

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