There have been a number of recalls issued by the CPSC in the past week. Please review the postings below and check your homes.
The information below comes directly from the email listsrv notifications I received.
Hazard: The youth ATV lacks front brakes, a manual fuel shut-off, and padding to cover the sharp edges on the handlebar assembly. Additionally, the vehicle is sold without a tire pressure gauge or adequate flag pole bracket. The defects could lead to young drivers losing control of the ATVs, which poses the risk of serious injuries or death.
Description: The recalled SLA90 ATVs are intended for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. The recalled SLA90 ATVs were available in the following solid colors: red, blue, yellow, green. The ATVs were available in the following camo colors: pink, brown, green, and blue. The word “Sunl” is on the front side of the ATV. The recalled units have one of the following Vehicle Identification Numbers:
TT05035366 TT05035376 TT05035386 TT05035396 TT05035406
TT05035416 TT05035426 TT05035436 TT05035446TT05035367
TT05035377 TT05035387 TT05035397 TT05035407 TT05035417
TT05035427 TT05035437 TT05035447TT05035368 TT05035378
TT05035388 TT05035398 TT05035408 TT05035418 TT05035428
TT05035438 TT05035448TT05035369 TT05035379 TT05035389
TT05035399 TT05035409 TT05035419 TT05035429 TT05035439 TT05035449TT05035370 TT05035380 TT05035390 TT05035400
TT05035410 TT05035420 TT05035430 TT05035440 TT05035450
TT05035371 TT05035381 TT05035391 TT05035401 TT05035411
TT05035421 TT05035431 TT05035441 TT05035451TT05035372
TT05035382 TT05035392 TT05035402 TT05035412 TT05035422
TT05035432 TT05035442 TT05035452TT05035373 TT05035383
TT05035393 TT05035403 TT05035413 TT05035423 TT05035433
TT05035443 TT05035453TT05035374 TT05035384 TT05035394
TT05035404 TT05035414 TT05035424 TT05035434 TT05035444 TT05035454TT05035375 TT05035385 TT05035395 TT05035405
TT05035415 TT05035425 TT05035435 TT05035445 TT05035455
TT05035456 TT05035463 TT05035470 TT05035477 TT05035484
TT05035491 TT05035498 TT05035505TT05035457 TT05035464
TT05035471 TT05035478 TT05035485 TT05035492 TT05035499 TT05035506TT05035458 TT05035465 TT05035472 TT05035479
TT05035486 TT05035493 TT05035500 TT05035507TT05035459
TT05035466 TT05035473 TT05035480 TT05035487 TT05035494
TT05035501 TT05035508TT05035460 TT05035467 TT05035474
TT05035481 TT05035488 TT05035495 TT05035502 TT05035509
TT05035461 TT05035468 TT05035475 TT05035482 TT05035489
TT05035496 TT05035503TT05035462 TT05035469 TT05035476
TT05035483 TT05035490 TT05035497 TT05035504
Sold through: SunL Group dealers nationwide and Web retailers from May 2005 through March 2007 for between $400 and $500.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
Hazard: The stability of the stand does not meet industry standards to prevent TV tip-over, posing a risk of injury or death to consumers.
Description: This recall involves “Silhouette” TV stands with black or brushed silver and black frames and three glass shelves. Models included in the recall are 403650 (brushed silver and black) and 404191 (black). Model numbers are printed on the packaging and instruction sheet.
Sold by: Shopko and Boscov’s stores nationwide from September 2007 through June 2008 for about $140.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08331.html
Hazard: The engine’s fuel tank can crack and leak, posing a risk of fire or explosion.
Description: The recall involves Honda engines (model type GCV160LA N1A) used in Split Master by SpeeCo and Huskee brand log splitters. Only engine serial numbers between 5547012 and 6880908 are included in the recall. The serial number is located below the upper shroud near the oil dip-stick. The following models of log splitters are affected by the recall and are either silver/black or red/black colored.
Huskee Log Splitter
LS401227TS (22 Ton)
LS401228NO (27 Ton)
SpeeCo Split Masters
LS401228SP (22 Ton)
LS401227NO (22 Ton)
LS401225NO (25 Ton)
Sold at: The log splitters with the recalled engines were sold at outdoor power equipment dealers and Tractor Supply stores nationwide from January 2007 through June 2008 for between $1,150 and $1,500.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08332.html
Hazard: A thermal protector could be missing from the lighting fixtures, posing a risk of overheating and fire.
Description: The recalled fixture is a ceiling-mounted downlight. Model number LV3R is included in this recall and is printed on a UL label inside the light’s housing.
Sold at: Electrical distributors and electrical sales representatives nationwide from April 2007 through May 2008 for between $60 and $80.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08335.html
Hazard: The pacifier button, ring handle and shield with nipple can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Description: The recalled pacifiers have “Japlo” imprinted on the front of the pacifier shield at the bottom, center. The pacifiers were sold in blue, white and pink with various words or designs printed on the button of the pacifier. Examples of text and symbols printed on recalled Japlo pacifiers include but are not limited to the following:
BLUE (pacifier w/text)
Image of a skull (no text)stud
my mom rocks
my dad rocks
bad to the bone
bad to the bone
WHITE (pacifier w/text)
image of a skull (no text)
my mom rocks
born to shop
PINK (pacifier w/text)
my mom rocks
my dad rocks
born to shop
Sold at: Nordstrom and baby boutique retail stores nationwide and online at http://www.itsmybinky.com/ from February 2006 through June 2008 for between $5 and $6.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08336.html
Hazard: The interior alignment tabs of the bicycle’s chainguard can be pushed against the chain causing it to derail, which poses a risk of injury to riders.
Description: This recall involves some Amsterdam model bicycles in the Classic 3, Original 3, Royal 8, and Sport 3 styles. The bicycles have an enclosed chainguard. “Electra” and “Amsterdam” are printed on the bicycle’s frame and/or chainguard. Bicycles with frame numbers beginning with “F06” or “EL” or bicycles with chainguards marked “06/08” are not included in this recall. The frame number is located on the underside of the bottom bracket.
Sold by: Authorized Electra Bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2007 through June 2008 for between $400 and $850.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08337.html