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Recall Wednesday – scuba regulator, toy helicopter, gas boilers, water bottle, & soccer goal

 The following 5 recalls were issued by the CPSC over the last week. The information below comes directly from the listsrv notification emails.

Please be a smart mama and check your homes for these products.

Name of Product: Titan DIN 1st Stage Scuba Regulators and  Titan/Conshelf DIN Scuba Adaptors
Hazard: Over-tightening of the DIN retainer by a technician during installation can result in the retainer breaking under pressure, a rapid escape of air from the scuba cylinder, and the regulator detaching from the scuba cylinder. This poses a drowning hazard to divers.
Description: The recalled regulators have a brass DIN retainer manufactured prior to June 2006. The recalled Aqua Lung Titan Din 1st Stage regulators have serial numbers lower than 6062501 stamped on the side of the regulator’s body. Recalled Titan/Conshelf DIN adaptors are marked “300 BAR MAX” on the side of the part. DIN adaptors marked “300 BAR MAXI” are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Authorized Aqua Lung dealers nationwide from January 1997 through September 2008 for about $300 to $450 for the scuba regulators or $70 for DIN adaptors sold separately.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08393.html

Name of Product: “Protocol” Remote-Controlled Mini Helicopter Toys
Hazard: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers.
Descriptions: This recall involves the “Protocol” remote-controlled mini helicopter toys with model number starting with 1442. The helicopter is made of foam and plastic and measures about 7 inches long. “Protocol” is printed on the tail and on the side of the helicopter. “1442-X” can be found on the packaging. The remote-control component measures 5 1/2 inches by 4 3/4 inches.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for between $30 and $50.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08395.html

Name of Products: Gas Boilers

Hazard: The pressure switch could have an internal defect that could fail to shut down the boilers under vent or air inlet blockage. This switch defect could allow the boilers to produce excessive levels of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.

Description: This recall involves the DE and PSC II Gas Fired Cast Iron Boilers with the Endura Plastics Model ES2035 pressure switch used for home heating and domestic hot water heating. The boilers were available in either natural or LP gas. The boiler rating label is located on the top jacket panel on Series PSCII models and the left side jacket panel on the Series DE models. The label includes the model and serial number. The following model names and serial numbers are included in the recall:
Model Name: Serial Number
DE-03, DE-04, DE-05 and DE-06: 5040768 to 5052860
PSCII-03, PSCII-04, PSCII-05, and PSCII-06: 5040777 to 5052166
Other suffix designation may follow the base model number such as SV-WPC.
Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2007 through July 2008 for between $1,800 and $3,000.Manufactured in: United States

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08397.html
Name of Product: Children’s Metal Water Bottles

 Hazard: The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children.Incidents/Injuries: None reported.Description: The metal water bottles are about 9 inches tall and have a black rubber pull up sip top. The following water bottles are included in this recall. The style number and “Pottery Barn Kids” are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the water bottle.

Color: Style Number
Lavender: 5795141
Pink: 5795166
Pink: 9121591
Navy: 5795158
Navy: 9211583
Green: 5795133
Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids’ stores nationwide, Pottery Barn Kids’ catalog, and online at http://www.potterybarnkids.com/ from January 2007 through August 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/prhtml08/08399.html
Name of Products: MacGregor Folding Soccer Goals, Mitre Folding Soccer Goals
Hazard: The fixed knot flexible openings in the soccer goal net can pose a head and neck entrapment or strangulation hazard to young children.
Description: Both soccer goals have a foldable white frame with a white net that is attached by Velcro strips. When upright, the MacGregor goal measures 6 feet wide by 3 feet high and the Mitre net measures 8 feet wide by 6 feet high. Each has a recalled net with squares measuring 5 inches on each side. The MacGregor soccer goal has model number 97236 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807972365 printed on the net’s packaging. The Mitre soccer goal has model number 89186 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807891864 printed on the net’s packaging. Nets manufactured after April 2007 with 4 inch by 4 inch square openings are not included in the recall.
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware and sports and toy stores nationwide from May 2002 through May 2008 for $26.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08400.html
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