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[May 27, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending May 24: 

MAY 22


Cordelia Lighting is recalling Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights sold exclusively at Home Depot from August 2013 to March 2014. The lamp sockets can allow loose connections, posing a risk of an electrical arc and fire. 

This recall involves Commercial Electric brand basic hanging shop lights that use two, 48-inch, two-pin, T8, fluorescent lamps. Model number CESL401-06 and SKU number 201-462 are printed on a white label on the top of the fixture. 

Consumers should return the lights to any Home Depot store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Cordelia Lighting at (800) 345-0542, extension 3001 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. More info at  


Lakeshore Learning Materials is recalling Bristle Builders® for Toddlers sold exclusively by Lakeshore Learning nationwide from December 2013to April 2014. The base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

The recall includes the Bristle Builders® for Toddlers sets sold with 52 plastic pieces consisting of building pieces and three animal figures. Production number EC559597 is printed on the smooth side of the green baseplate. 

Consumers should contact at (800) 428-4414 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at to receive a free replacement set of the three animal figures. More info at  


Office Depot is recalling Office Depot® Gibson Leather Task Chairs sold exclusively at Office Depot stores nationwide from 2003 to 2012. The mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard. 

The affected chairs have the SKU number 105479 and the registration numbers PA 27248 (CN), PA 25498 (CN), PA 25276 (HK) or CA 35181 (RC) that can be found next to the words “Made in China” which is printed on a label located on the underside of the seats. 

Consumers should return the chairs to any Office Depot store location for a $55 store merchandise credit. 

Consumers can also contact Office Depot at (866) 403-3763 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at More info at

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MAY 21 


Nest Labs is recalling Protect: Smoke + CO Alarm sold nationwide from November 2013 to April 2014. Activity near the product during a fire can prevent the alarm from immediately sounding when the Nest Wave feature is enabled. 

This recall includes all Nest Protect Smoke + CO alarms. The word “nest” is on a large button on the face of the alarm. 

Consumers should contact Nest Labs at (800) 249-4280 anytime or online at to determine which action should be taken to remedy this situation. More info at

MAY 20


Bed Handles Inc. is recalling Adult Portable Bed Handles sold nationwide from January 1994 to December 2007. When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place, creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious risk of entrapment, strangulation and death. 

Recalled models include the Original Bedside Assistant® (BA10W), the Travel Handles™ (BA11W) which is sold as a set of two bed handles, and the Adjustable Bedside Assistant® (AJ1).    

Consumers contact Bed Handles Inc. at (800) 725-6903 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at for free safety retention straps to secure the bed handle to the bed frame, new assembly and installation instructions. More info at

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