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Recall Wednesday – Hoodies, grills, play pans, blender, & lights!

 Happy Wednesday! I have received several recall notifications from the CPSC in the past week. It important that you take note of the items listed below. Be sure to visit the official notification, via the URL provided, to get additional information on each recall. The information I have included below comes directly from the email from the CPSC.

Name of Product: BongoCheetah Girls 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: The recalled garments are Bongo Cheetah Girls Jackets with style number 8N6003 and RN number 119132 printed on the care label. The jackets were sold in girls sizes 4 through 6X.
Sold at:
Marshalls stores nationwide from November 2007 through August 2008 for about $25.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to :http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08356.html

Name of Product: Drawstring Hoodies
Hazard: The hoodies 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 short sleeve hoodie (Item number 11188SG) and the Long sleeve hoodie (Item number 11218LG).      The short sleeve hoodie has “Request” printed all over and was sold in olive green and light blue. The long sleeve hoodie has a butterfly design on the back of the hoodie and on the chest and was sold in white and olive green.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers and other retail stores nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for about $36.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08357.html

Name of Product: Hooded Sweatshirts
Hazard: The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young 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: The Raw Blue hooded sweatshirts were sold in three styles: smack print, kapow print and comic magazine print) and various colors. The sweatshirts have style numbers 7FT5655, 7FT5455, and 7FT5515. Style numbers are printed on the garment’s sales tag.
Sold at: TJ Maxx, Mega Trends, Moonstone Shirts and MP Trading stores nationwide from July 2007 through December 2007 for between $30 and $40.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08358.html

Name of Product: Perfect Flame Double Lid Four Burner Gas Grills
Hazard:
The cooking chamber of the grill can melt and/or ignite, posing a risk of fires and burn injuries to consumers.
Description: This recall involves Perfect Flame brand grills, Model GAC3615 four burner LP gas grills. The grill has two lids. “Perfect Flame” is printed on the larger lid. The model number, serial number, and date code are printed on a label on the right side cart frame panel. The following serial numbers and date codes are included in this recall.
Model Number: GAC3615Date Code: Serial NumberKU (July 07): 000001 – 001278, 001282 – 001423KV (Aug. 07): 001424 – 001849, 001855 – 005404KW (Sept. 07): 005405 – 006540, 006548 – 009671, 010299 – 010440KX (Oct. 07): 010005 – 010297, 010441 – 014305, 014322 – 017164KY (Nov. 07): 017165 – 020714, 020715 – 022856KZ (Dec. 07): 022859 – 023284, 024301 – 025862
Sold exclusively at: Lowe’s stores nationwide from October 2007 through July 2008 for about $300.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08359.html

Name of Products: Pendant-Style Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures
Hazard:
The ceiling-mount assembly that supports the light fixture can fail, causing the fixture to unexpectedly fall and injure consumers.
Description: The recall involves the following models of pendant-style ceiling-mounted light fixtures: P3601-09, P3602-09, P3603-09, P3603-09EXP, P3685-09, P365-09EXP, P4260-09, P4261-09, P4261-09EXP and P4262-09. The product number is located inside the canopy located flush with the ceiling. The fixtures have frosted white glass and a brushed aluminum finish.
Sold by: Electrical/lighting distributors and select Home Depot and Expo Design Centers nationwide from January 2005 through May 2008 for between $180 and $1,000

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08360.html

Name of Product: Signature Gourmet(tm) and Crofton(r) Personal Blenders
Hazard:
While placing the cup on or off the base of the blender, the blender can be inadvertently turned on, activating the blade. This can pose a serious laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves the Signature Gourmet(tm) (item number W14A3691) and the Crofton(r) (model number SB-19) personal blenders. The blenders are white and have 3 components parts – a base containing a power button, a blade assembly, and a blending cup. Signature Gourmet(tm) or Crofton(r) is printed on the front of the base of the unit. “SB-19” or “W14A3691” is located on a label at the bottom of the unit.
Sold at: The Signature Gourmet(tm) blenders were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2008 for about $16. The Crofton(r) blenders were sold at Aldi stores nationwide from May 2007 through March 2008 for about $13.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08361.html

Name of Product: Learning Pots & Pans(tm) Toys
Hazard: Missing screws in the blue toy pan can cause the clear plastic cover to come loose and release small balls, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves Learning Pots and Pans(tm) toy sets with stackable pots and pans, a lid and shape-sorting blocks. The toys have light and sound features that operate on three AA batteries. Model number G6685 is located on the bottom of the blue pan.
Sold at: Discount department and toy stores nationwide from October 2007 to August 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/prhtml08/08362.html

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