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Recall Wednesday: 3 Products Recalled by CPSC, August 4 – 10

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These are the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls that have been issued from August 4 – 10, 2010.

As a reminder:
In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled in the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.

Be sure to check old hand-me-downs!

You can find even more detailed information on all recalled products mentioned below on CPSC.gov.

All information below comes directly from the CPSC website.

1.  Name of Product: Little People Play ‘n Go Campsite™Little People Play 'n Go Campsite™
Hazard: The plastic Sonya Lee figure in the play set can break at the waist, exposing small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves the Little People Play ‘n Go Campsite. The seven-piece plastic play set includes Sonya Lee, a tent and other accessories. Product number R6935 is printed on the toy’s packaging. The name Sonya Lee is printed on the underside of the figure. Only Sonya Lee figures that bend at the waist, have a green sweater and purple camera around the neck are included in this recall. No other Sonya Lee figure is affected. The remaining pieces of the Little People Play ‘n Go Campsite are not affected.
Sold at: Major retailers including mass merchandisers, discount stores, department stores and toy stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico, and by online retailers from October 2009 through August 2010 for about $15.

To learn more about this recall: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10313.html

2.  Name of Product: Belle Vanity BenchesBelle Vanity Benches
Legs on the Belle vanity bench can detach at the weld and allow the bench to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Belle vanity benches with a scroll design and padded seat. The wrought iron vanity bench is about 21 3/4 inches from floor to top of rail. The padded seat has an 18 3/4 inch wide off-white damask cover.
Sold exclusively at:
Tuesday Morning stores nationwide from May 2010 through June 2010 for about $70.

To learn more about this recall: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10314.html

3.  Name of Product: Portable DehumidifiersPortable Dehumidifiers
Hazard: The power connector for the dehumidifier’s compressor can short circuit, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Description: This recall involves 30-pint portable dehumidifiers sold under the brand names in the chart below. The dehumidifiers are white with a red shut-off button, controls for fan speed and humidity control and a front-loading water bucket. “Goldstar” or “Comfort-Aire” is printed on the front. The model and serial numbers are printed on the interior of the dehumidifiers and can be viewed after the water bucket is removed.

Brand Model No. Serial Number Range Sold at
Goldstar GHD30Y7 611TAxx00001~08400
Home Depot
Goldstar DH305Y7 612TAxx00001~00600
Comfort-Aire BHD-301-C 611TA000001~001697
Heat Controller Inc.

Sold at: The Home Depot, Walmart and Heat Controller Inc. nationwide from January 2007 through June 2008 for between $140 and $150.

To learn more about this recall: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10316.html

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