Recalls issued by federal and state agencies on baby food, apparel
The following recalls were issued Oct. 18 22 by federal and state agencies:
Sport Lamps: Wincraft Inc. is recalling Rotating Sports Table Lamps sold during August 2009. An electrical problem with the lamps can pose fire, burn and shock hazards. The recalled lamps feature logos from a professional or college sports team and rotate 360 degrees so that the logo can be easily seen. Lamps feature team logos from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA and NASCAR. The lamps have a black base with a light. The lamps measure about 6 inches wide and 13 inches high. Consumers should contact Wincraft, 800-533-8006, www.wincraft.com, on how to receive a free replacement lamp.
Apple, Carrot Baby Food: Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food because of concerns over possible botulism contamination. The product was sold individually at Toys-R-Us and Babies-R-Us stores. The recalled product is sold in 4.22-ounce pouches, with a best by date of May 21, 2010, and UPC 890180001221. Consumers should not use these products, even if they appear to be normal, because of the possible health risk.
Utility Vehicles: Bad Boy Enterprises LLC is recalling Classic Buggies sold June 2007 July 2009. The off-road vehicles can accelerate without warning, posing a risk of injury to the user and/or bystander. The recall involves Bad Boy Buggy Standard model off-road utility vehicles. The Bad Boy Buggy Standard models come in Realtree camouflage pattern, Hardwoods camouflage pattern, hunter green, red and black colors. The affected models have serial numbers between 85004828 and 95010404. The serial number is located on a sticker in a cubby on the driver's side. Consumers should contact their Bad Boy Buggy dealer or Bad Boy Enterprises, 866-678-6701, www.badboyenterprises.com, for a free repair.
Light Switches: Idea Village Products Corp. is recalling Handy Switch, Wireless Light Switches sold March 2007 July 2009. The light switch receiver, which fits into the wall outlet, can overheat and pose a fire hazard. The Handy Switch is a white plastic wireless remote light switch with model number KS-080 printed on the back of the receiver. On the front of the receiver is a blue electroluminescent night light. Consumers should contact IdeaVillage, 888-655-4339, www.handyswitchrecall.com, to learn about free remedy options.
Halloween Candle Holders: Coyne's & Company is recalling Haunted House Screen Tea Light Holders sold by Yankee Candle August September 2009. The window panes on the screen can ignite, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves haunted house screen tea light holders made of black metal with a transparent coating on the glass windows. The haunted house measures 15-inches wide by 15-inches high by 4-inches deep and can hold up to six tea lights. Consumers should contact Coyne's & Company, 800-336-8666, www.coynes.com, for a full refund.
Mowers: The Toro Co. is recalling Toro Z Master ZRT Mowers (liquid-cooled models only) sold October 2005 August 2009. The coolant overflow container on the recalled mowers can become over-pressurized and cause hot coolant to spray on the operator. This poses a burn hazard. The recall involves liquid-cooled Toro Z Master Z580, Z580-D, Z593-D and Z595-D zero-turn mowers. These units are equipped with fuel-injected, liquid-cooled Kawasaki gasoline or liquid-cooled Kubota diesel engines. Operators should contact Toro, 866-946-3109, www.toro.com, to receive a free repair kit.
Women's Apparel: Blair LLC is recalling Full Length Women's Chenille Robes, Women's Chenille Jacket, Women's Chenille Lounge Jacket, Women's Chenille Top sold July 2000 April 2007. Some of the products fail to meet the federal flammability standard and present a risk of serious burns to consumers if the garments are exposed to an open flame. Consumers can contact Blair LLC, 877-392-7095, www.blair.com for information on returning the products and to receive a refund or a $50 gift card for Blair merchandise.
Flatware: Cambridge Silversmiths Ltd. Inc. is recalling Fiesta Masquerade and Home Olympic Flatware sold August 2008 August 2009. The plastic decorative inserts on the flatware's handles can detach during dishwashing, posing a choking hazard. The recall involves the Fiesta Masquerade and the Home Olympic 20- piece flatware sets. The Fiesta Masquerade flatware set is silver-colored and the handles have plastic decorative inserts in red, orange, yellow, green and three different shades of blue. The Home Olympic flatware sets are charcoal and the handles have decorative black inserts. Consumers should contact Cambridge Silversmiths Ltd., 800-890-3366, www.cambridgesilversmiths.com, to return the product and obtain a free replacement.
Rechargeable Batteries: Coby Electronics Corp. is recalling Rechargeable batteries sold with portable DVD/CD/MP3 players sold January 2007 September 2009. The rechargeable batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The recall involves Coby DVD/CD/MP3 players with an 8 -inch screen and product number TF-DVD- 8501. The rechargeable batteries sold with the DVD players have serial numbers that begin with 226 128 156. The serial number can be found on a white sticker affixed to the battery. 126 128 156 Coby is printed on the front cover and the product number is on the bottom of the unit. Consumers should contact Coby Electronics, 877-305-2629, www.cobyusa.com, to receive a free replacement battery.
For more information: www.recalls.org