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Recall Wednesday – Cribs, bike pedals, halogen work light, & brad nailer!

5 product recalls have been issued over the last week. The information below comes directly from the CSPC email listsrv notifications I received. Please check your homes for these items.

Name of Product: Cribs


Hazard: The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards. The distance between the mattress support bracket in the lowest position and the top of the side rail in the highest position is less than the required 26 inches, posing a fall hazard to children who climb over the railing.

Description: The recall includes the following wooden full-size cribs: “Enchantment” (model #210), “Hush a Bye” (model #215), “Once upon a time” (model #320) and “Rock a bye” (model #1900-350). Only date codes from 0306 through 0308 are included in this recall. “Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards”, the model number and date code are printed on a label located on the bottom inside of the right side.
Sold at: Juvenile product stores from March 2006 through March 2008 for between $500 and $650.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08350.html

Name of Product: Davenport Cribs
Hazard: The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The cribs have a two mattress support system. The secondary mattress support, used for the lowest position, does not meet the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children i nside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard.
Description: The recall includes Davenport crib models that begin with the model numbers 273-xxxx-xxxx and have manufacture dates on or before August 2007 printed on a label located on the right side of the lower inner panel of the crib. The recalled cribs have two mattress support systems-a metal one and a wooden one. Newer Davenport cribs with model numbers beginning with 244-xxxx-xxxx that have one mattress support are not included in the recall.
Sold at: Specialty juvenile product stores nationwide from December 2006 through September 2007 for between $600 and $800.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08351.html
Name of Product: DEWALT DC608 Cordless Brad Nailers
Hazard: The nailer can operate when the lock-off (safety) is in the locked position. Also, the nailer can operate when the trigger is not pulled and the contact trip is depressed. The unexpected ejection of a nail poses a serious injury hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves the DEWALT DC608 18 Volt Cordless 2″ 18 Gauge Straight Brad Nailer with date codes 200728 through 200821. “DC608” is located on the right side of the magazine. The date code can be found on the underside of the handle, once the battery pack is removed. Units stamped with an “M” following the date code are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Wholesale distributors and retailers from October 2007 through May 2008 for about $280.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08352.html
Name of Product: Chicago Electric Halogen Work Lights
Hazard: The halogen work lights can overheat and melt, and pose a risk of fire and electrical shock to consumers.
Description: The halogen work lights are 500 watts. Model number 30858 is included in this recall. The lamp measures 7 inches wide x 5 ½ inches high and is mounted on a yellow frame. “UL Listed E163392” and “Work Light 8F95” is printed on a sticker on the back. The model number is printed on the light’s packaging.
Sold at: Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, Harbor Freight Tools’ catalogs, and at http://www.harborfreight.com/ from February 2006 through March 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/prhtml08/08353.html
Name of Product: KéO Bicycle Pedals
 Hazard: The steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a fall hazard to cyclists.
Description: The recalled bicycle pedals are black and were sold separately from bicycles. Pedal models include KéO Classic, KéO Sprint, KéO HM and KéO Carbon. The model name is printed in white on the side of the pedal. Date codes between January 2004 and December 2005 are included in this recall. The date code for the KéO Classic, Sprint and Carbon pedals is on a dial stamped onto the pedal. The date code for the KéO HM is on the bottom of the pedal, with the letters A through L corresponding to the month, and the numbers 4 and 5 indicating 2004 or 2005.
Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2007 for between $100 and $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/prhtml08/08354.html
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