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[September 02, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending August 30:



NRS is recalling NRS water sports helmets sold nationwide from April 2014 to July 2014. The rivets holding the chin strap to the helmet can fail and cause the helmet to fall off . 

This recall involves NRS “Chaos Side Cut” helmets used for water sports, including rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddling and canoeing. “NRS” is printed on the front and back of the helmet.  The recalled helmets have a black “Boa” dial-fit retention harness inside at the back of the helmet. “Boa” is printed on the dial. “Chaos” and PO#39225 are printed on a white sticker inside of the helmet. 

Consumers should return the helmets m to the place where purchased.

Consumers can also contact NRS at (800) 635-5202 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT or online at More info at  


A/C AND HEATING UNITS             

Goodman Company is recalling Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) units sold nationwide from January 2007 to June 2008. The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. 

The recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. The units are most often installed in walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control. The recalled units are beige with serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329. The brand name is located on the unit’s front cover.  

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Consumers should contact: For Amana, Goodman and York International-branded units call (800) 366-0339 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  For Comfort-Aire and Century-branded units call at (877) 442-4482 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. For all products, go to to request a free replacement power cord. More info at


Hewlett-Packard is recalling Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computer AC power cords sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2010 to June 2012. The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard. 

This recall involves Hewlett-Packard’s LS-15 AC power cord. The power cords are black in color and have an “LS-15” molded mark on the AC adapter end of the power cord. 

Customers should contact Hewlett-Packard at (877) 219-6676 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at to order a free replacement. More info at

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