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Recall Wedneday: Durabrand DVD Players and Office Max Task Chairs

 Below are the CPSC recalls that I have received this past week. All information below comes directly from the CPSC website.
Please see the CPSC website for more detailed information on the items. Smiles 🙂
Smarty Pants Mama
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Name of Product: Durabrand DVD Players. (The August 20 recall of the silver Durabrand DVD player has been expanded to include the pink and purple-colored versions of the same DVD player.)
Hazard: The DVD player’s circuit board can overheat, posing a  fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves a single DVD player with a remote control. The device was sold in three colors—silver, pink and purple and has a U-shaped opening at the top to insert the DVD. The DVD players were sold under the following UPC codes and model numbers:
Silver: UPC 1799901002, Model No. 1002
Pink: UPC 1799934100, Model No. 1002 PINK
Purple: UPC 1799932100, Model No. 1002 PUR
Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2006 through July 2009 for

about $29.

Name of Product: Office Max Task Chairs
Hazard: The back and the base post of the chair can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Description: The recall involves OfficeMax Task Chairs with model numbers OM182 and OM96614. The model number is located under the chair’s seat on a white UPC label. The chairs are charcoal or dark charcoal in color and have black plastic arms and a rolling plastic and metal base.
Sold at: OfficeMax stores nationwide, on the firm’s Web site www.officemax.com, in OfficeMax catalogs, and through direct commercial sales to businesses from September 2003 through July 2008 for between $40 and $65.

Please be aware that SmartyPantsMama.com did not publish recalls issued May 27, 2009 – August 27, 2009.

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