Happy New Year!
Below are the CPSC recalls I received this past week. Please be sure to review the information provided. All information below comes directly from the listserve emails sent by the CPSC. Please see the CPSC website for further, more detailed information.
Smarty Pants Mama
Name of Product: Wiring a House, 3rd Edition and Wiring Complete, Expert Advice from Start to Finish Instructional Books
Hazard: The books contain several errors in the technical diagrams that could lead consumers to incorrectly install or repair electrical wiring, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Description: The recall involves the 3rd Edition of Wiring a House. The paperback book’s cover is white and yellow and has a photograph of a man wiring a panel. ISBN #978-1-56158-942-5 is printed on the back cover. Wiring Complete, Expert Advice from Start to Finish is paperback and has a green, black and white cover that shows hands wiring an electrical wall receptacle.
Sold at: Home improvement stores, book stores, and various other retailers nationwide from February 2008 through November 2008 for about $25.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09078.html
Hazard: The zipper tabs on these vests fail to meet the children’s torques test standards, posing a choking hazard to children.
Description: This recall involves the “Ruff Hewn” reversible vests for boys sold in toddler (style # F821235) and 4 through 7 sizes (style # F841235). The vests are brown and reverse to a camouflage print. “Ruff Hewn” is printed on the tag found in the left pocket of the brown side and on the price tag. The style number is printed on the price tag.
Sold at: Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s, Younkers, and Carson Pirie Scott stores nationwide and Parisian in the Detroit area from July 2008 through November 2008 for about $30.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09079.html
Had to laugh out loud at the recall on the wiring books. Yikes! Happy new year!!