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Recall Wednesday – air pistol cylinder, vacumn, bike, wooden toys, baby rattle, magnets, and rope!

I have received 10 recalls this week. Please review the items listed below.

The information comes directly from the email notifications from the CPSC.

1. Name of Product: Walther Air Cylinders for Air Pistols
Hazard: The cylinders can burst when in use and/or while being filled, posing a risk of serious injury to consumers.
Description: The recalled Walther air cylinders for air pistols are aluminum and involve model 2/WALTHER , 85 cm3, with the imprinted test date between 6 00 and 6 01 2000/2001 located on the end of the cylinder.
Sold by: Champion’s Choice store in La Vergne, Tennessee and International Shooters Service in Ft. Worth, Texas from 2000 through 2002 for about $47.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the cylinder labeling, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08338.html

2.Name of Product: Dirt Devil Vacuum Power Brush Attachment Tools
Hazard: Plastic pieces inside the vacuum tool can break apart and be ejected, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: The recalled Dirt Devil Turbo Tool/Power Brush attachment was sold as an accessory with the following Dirt Devil vacuum models. Only vacuum tool accessories with date codes J7060 through J7365 and have a C-clip connector are included in     this recall. The date code is located on the underside of the vacuum accessory. The Turbo Tool/Power Brush tools are about 6 ½ inches long by about 5 inches wide and come in a variety of colors that match the color of the vacuum. The housing of the tool was made in clear, red, green, or light blue with clear, light blue, dark blue, red, purple, or black turbine fans with matching brush rolls.Dirt Devil Vacuum Models:
M110000, M110000HD, M110001B, M110002, M110003, M110006, M110008, M110008CA, M110009
Purpose for Pets: M140000, M140000CA
Ultra Swivel Glide: M086020
Envision Wide Glide: M086700WCA, M086710
Swerve: M086030, M086030CA
Action Upright: M110020CAB
Royal Commercial: RY6100
Sold at: Mass merchandisers, home improvement stores and other retail stores nationwide from April 2007 through April 2008 for between $60 and $170 for the vacuum cleaner, including accessory tools.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08339.html

3. Name of Product: Reebok Studio Exercise Cycles
Hazard: The alloy cranks on the exercise cycles can break during use, posing a laceration and abrasion hazard to users.
Description: The Reebok Studio Cycle is an upright exercise bike used primarily in fitness centers and other institutional settings. The recalled bicycle is black with silver cranks. The unit has an internal belt drive. The base of the bicycle is a single piece that is welded to the frame. The legs are two straight horizontal bars with rounded edges. There is a logo located on the side of the exercise cycle that shows a person riding a bicycle.
Sold by: F.A.I. to health clubs and specialty fitness dealers nationwide from 1997 through 2000. The bicycles were not sold directly to consumers.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08340.html

4. Name of Product: “Sky Scrambler” and “The Sharper Image” Wireless Indoor                               Helicopters

Description: The “Sky Scrambler” and “The Sharper Image” toy helicopters have yellow, red or blue decals. BH26047 is printed on the Sky Scrambler’s tail. “The Sharper Image” is printed on the tail of “The Sharper Image” helicopters.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers, department stores, drug stores, and other retail stores nationwide, and on the Web from June 2007 through May 2008 for about $20.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08341.html

5. Name of Product: Santorini Chairs
Hazard: The seat weld can fail and allow the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves Santorini outdoor stacking chairs. The black metal chairs have vertical bars on the back and horizontal bars across the base.
Sold at: Cost Plus and World Market stores nationwide from January 2008 through April 2008 for about $50.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08342.html

6. Name of Product: Bright Starts Ring Rattles
Hazard: The tip of the rattle’s antenna, which is attached to a bee figure, can detach and pose a choking hazard to small children.
Description: The soft toy rattle is a bee with a yellow head, ring-shaped green body, blue/green wings and purple/red antennas. Model number 8534 and date code PA8 are printed on a sewn-in label on the bee’s head.
Sold at: Toy stores, mass merchandisers, and other retail stores nationwide from January 2008 through June 2008 for about $2-3.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08343.html

7. Name of Product: Classic Horseshoe Magnet
Hazard: The plastic coating on the magnets contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Description: This recall involves the Classic Horseshoe Magnets. The 6-inch tall horseshoe magnet has a red plastic coating on the “handle” end. Each “foot” of the magnet has an engraved “S” or and “N.”
Sold at: Specialty retail stores and educational supply distributors nationwide from March 2003 through April 2008 for about $10.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08344.html
8. Name of Product: U-shaped Magnets, Bar Magnets, Magnet Sets and Magnet Need              le Sets
Hazard: The paint on the magnets can contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Description: Magnets included in the recall:

“Large” and “Small” U-shaped Magnets: These magnets are in the shape of a “U” or horseshoe. One half of each magnet is painted red and is imprinted with the letter “N”; the other half is painted blue, and is imprinted with the letter “S”.

“Large” and “Miniature” Bar Magnets: These magnets are in the shape of a bar. The magnets are painted half red and half white. The red half is imprinted with the letter “N” and the white half is imprinted with the letter “S”.
Magnet Sets: This set contains a small u-shaped magnet, two small bar magnets, and two small compasses. All magnets are painted half red and half white. The red half is imprinted with the letter “N” and the white half is imprinted with the letter “S”. The package is labeled “Magnets & Compasses.”
Magnet Needle Sets: This set contains 10 sets of small cone-shape bases and elongated-diamond-shaped magnets which can be fastened into the bases. The magnets are painted half red and half white.
Sold through: Distributors nationwide which sell to educational institutions, including colleges, high schools and middle schools. A small number were sold through educational stores nationwide from April 2000 through February 2008 for about $9.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08345.html
9. Name of Product: Maxim Apogee and Maxim Pinnacle Dynamic Climbing Lines/Ropes
Hazard: The climbing lines can break, posing a serious fall hazard for                 climbers.
Description: Two types of climbing ropes have been included in this recall, the Maxim Apogee 9.1mm and Maxim Pinnacle 9.5mm. The Maxim Apogee 9.1mm is a 48 carrier climbing rope. The colors are yellow and black, and red and yellow. The model numbers are 3411-91 and 3415-91, with date codes 060801 thru 080601. The UPC codes are: 75396312299, 75396312298, 75396312301, and 75396312300. The Maxim Pinnacle 9.5mm is a blue 48 carrier climbing rope. The Model number is 3403-95, with date codes 070201 th                 ru 080601. The UPC codes are 75396312292 and 75396312293. The date codes and the UPC codes are on the original packaging.
Sold at: Retailers nationwide from August 2006 through June 2008 for between $180 and $262.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08346.html

10. Name of Product: Wooden Toys

Hazard: The recalled toys contain small parts or can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard. The recalled rattles violate the federal rattle standard. Some of the toys also have a string longer than 12 inches, which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Description: This recall inv                    olves a variety of wooden toys including egg shakers (maracas), pull toys, rattles, and trains. The toys are painted glossy red, orange, green, brown, yellow or natural wood.

Sold at: Earthentree’s Web site, Fairs, Trade Shows and retail stores nationwide from                      December 2007 through May 2008 for about $7 to $34.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site,                        including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prer                        el/prhtml08/08                         347.html

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