WATER COOLERS POSE FIRE HAZARD
DS Waters of America Inc. is
recalling Contact Hot and Cold Water Coolers sold nationwide from
April 2004 to August 2006. A water leak inside the water cooler can
create an electrical arc, posing a fire hazard.
The recall involves the Contact Hot and Cold Water Coolers with
serial numbers beginning with the letter "J" and followed by nine
digits. The serial number is located on the lower right-hand side of
the serial plate. The model name - "Contact" - is written on the
right-hand side of the serial plate.
Consumers should call DS Waters at (800) 480-1434 anytime for a
replacement water cooler at no additional cost. Consumers can also
http://www.water.com/ContactRecall/. More info at
ARCTIC CAT ATVS COULD LOSE CONTROL
Arctic Cat is recalling Arctic Cat 90cc DVX and Utility model
All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) sold nationwide from August 2006 to
January 2007. On the recalled ATVs, the handlebar base mounting
bolts, tie-rod ends and tie-rod adjustment locking nuts may not have
been tightened to the proper torque during the production process.
Operating an affected ATV could cause components to loosen resulting
in loss of steering control.
The recall includes 2007 model 90cc DVX youth model ATVs within
the VIN range of RFB07ATV07K6F0243 through RFB07ATVX7K6F0752, and
90cc Utility youth model ATVs within the VIN range of
RFB07ATV07K6D1367 through RFB07ATVX7K6D2400.
Consumers can contact their local Arctic Cat ATV dealer to
schedule a free repair.
Consumers can also contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
http://www.arctic-cat.com/atv/recall.asp. More info at
SIPPY CUPS CAN BREAK
Mead Johnson Nutritionals, of Evansville, Ind. is recalling Sippy/Tumbler
Cups sold nationwide from September 2006 to October 2006. The impact
of being dropped or banged can cause the cup to break into pieces,
resulting in sharp or jagged edges that pose a laceration hazard.
This recall involves plastic sippy/tumbler cups bearing the "Next
Step" logo. The 7-ounce cup has an aqua blue cap and a yellow,
rubber-like material covering the handles and bottom of the cup.
Consumers can contact Mead Johnson Nutritionals at (800) 222-9123
between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 8
a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday for information on how to receive a
$10 coupon toward the purchase of Next Step LIPIL baby formula. More
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HAIR DRYERS LACK SHOCK PROTECTION
Detour Corp., doing business as Version-X, of Studio City, Calif.
is recalling Travel'N Baby Mini Hair Dryers sold nationwide from
January 2004 to January 2005. These electric hair dryers are not
equipped with an immersion protection plug to prevent electrocution
if the hair dryer falls into water.
The recalled hair dryers are made of plastic and are red, blue or
green. The hair dryer's handle folds up. The words "Travel'N Baby"
are printed on one side of the hair dryer.
Consumers should contact Version-X at (800) 871-6824 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday for a replacement hair
dryer. Consumers can also visit
minidryer_recall_info.html. More info at
TOWER FANS POSE FIRE HAZARD
The Holmes Group, of Milford, Mass. is recalling HolmesŪ
Oscillating Tower Fans sold nationwide from July 2002 to June
2005.Electrical arcing in the fan's wiring can cause a fire hazard.
The recall involves the Holmes HT30 Oscillating Tower Fan. The
model number can be found on the silver label on the back of the
unit. The tower fans are white. "HolmesŪ" is printed on the front of
the base. Consumers should contact The Holmes Group at (800)
524-9204 anytime for instructions on receiving a free replacement
Consumers can also visit
http://www.holmesfanrecall.com/. More info at
CANDLES POSE FIRE HAZARD
Sally Foster Inc. is recalling Tea Lights Sold with Votive Candle
Holders sold nationwide from July 2006 to December 2006. The tea
light candles have a clear, plastic shell that can melt or ignite,
posing a fire or burn hazard.
The recalled tea lights were sold as part of the three-piece
Glass Candle Holders with Tea Lights Set, item number S106 in the
Sally Foster catalog and Web site. The product's packaging was
marked "Votive Holders with Tealights-Set of 3" and "Item Number
Consumers should contact Sally Foster at (866) 723-0925 between 8
a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and between 9 a.m. and 6
p.m. Saturday through Sunday, for a set of six free replacement tea
light candles with metal shells.
Consumers can also visit
www.sallyfoster.com. More info at
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