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Recall Wednesday – 9 Items – Water Heaters to Sunglasses

Good Morning! Over the past week I have received a total of 9 recall notifications from the CPSC! Items range from the deck cleaner listed first to children’s sunglasseases. Please review each item below. I have included information directlt from the CPSC.

Item 1: Cabot Composite Deck Cleaner
Hazard: One of the components of the composite cleaner can react with metal foil residue on the packaging, releasing heat and chlorine gas.This poses a fire and inhalation hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves the Cabot Composite Deck Cleaner #3502. The deck cleaner is a granular concentrate that, when mixed with water, is used to clean composite surfaces such as decks, railings, steps, fences and siding. It was sold in a 2-pound plastic container. The label on the container reads: “Cabot Composite Cleaner” and has number 3502 at the bottom of the front of the label.

To access the CPSC release on this item, click here. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08237.html

 Item 2: Hooded Youth Sweatshirts and Jackets
Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Description: This recall involves the Youth Hooded Sweatshirt (item # 11037Y-39) and the Youth Insulated Bomber with Hood (item # 1113Y-39). The item number is found in a label located underneath the care label. The sweatshirts have a camouflage design and “Photoflauge(tm)” is printed on them.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08238.html

 Item 3: Children’s Sunglasses
Hazard: Surface paint in the orange lettering on the temples of the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description: The recalled children’s sunglasses have Main Street Drag metallic blue or dark metallic red fronts and gray checkered sides. “Main Street Drag” is printed in orange at the temples. Style number DI25K7116 is printed on the left temple. No other styles are included in this recall.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08239.html

 Item 4: Holiday Times Candleholders
Hazard: The candle holders could tip over, posing a fire hazard. Also, the glass holder could break, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves three Holiday Times candle holders shaped as a Santa Claus, a snowman, and a goblet. The goblet is made of glass. A tea light candle sits inside the holders. “Holiday Times” is printed on the product hang tag.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08240.html

 Item 5: A.O. Smith Gas Water Heater
Hazard: The water heater’s flue gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures in the venting unit, posing a fire hazard. Also, the water heater’s exhaust can leak into the surrounding room, posing a carbon monoxide hazard. Description: This recall involves 75 gallon natural and propane gas water heaters. “A.O. Smith” or “State” is printed on the side of the unit. A.O. Smith and State model and serial numbers included in this recall are listed in the chart below. Model and serial numbers are printed on the water heater’s rating plate.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08241.html

 Item 6: Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and Jungle Activity Centers
Hazard: Small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Description: This recall involves the Imaginarium Multi-Sided and Jungle activity centers. The multi-sided activity center has moveable block letters, clock face, sliding shapes and gears. The jungle activity centers have peg jumping monkeys, sliding fish, abacus beads, bead mazes and other animal-themed activities. “Imaginarium” and the name of the activity center are printed on the packaging. Item numbers 69042 (multi-sided) and 69083 (jungle) are printed on the back of the box, near the bar code.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08242.html

 Item 7: Fun ‘N Games Magnetic Dart Boards
Hazard: Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.
Description: This recall involves magnetic dartboards with a black, green, blue, and white checkered design, and a red bulls eye. The magnetic dartboards measure about 5 ½ inches wide and were sold with two 2 ¾-inch long magnetic darts. The darts magnetically attract to the dart board.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08244.html

 Item 8: Little Builder Children’s Board Book Sets with Toys
Hazard: The cylinder on the toy concrete mixer and the tailgate on the toy dump truck can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves Little Builder Children’s Board Book sets with ISBN 1-49373-215-9. The sets include four concept board books (colors, tools, 123, shapes) and two toy trucks (dump truck and concrete mixer truck).
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08245.html
 Item 9: Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys
Hazard: The recalled plush insect toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Description: The recalled plush insect toys come in six designs: Lady Bug, Bumble Bee, Caterpillar, Snail and two Butterflies. The toys measure nine inches to 10 ½ inches in length. The lady bug is black with six legs, a red back with four black dots and orange eyelids. The bumble bee is black and yellow with six legs, sheer white wings and red eyelids. The caterpillar has four sections that are yellow, pink, green and orange with seven legs connected on each side and purple eyelids. The snail is yellow with dark pink eyelids and a two tone brown shell. One butterfly is blue and yellow with sheer purple wings with four orange dots and light pink eyelids. The second butterfly is a two tone pink with blue eyelids and sheer green wings with four yellow dots. The product number is 903995 and UPC is 6 39277 03995 8 with a date code of 71.
To access the CPSC release on this item, click here.http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08243.html

See you tomorrow! For Thursday Thirteen, I will list the 13 best buys for a family at a wholesale store, such as Costco!
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