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Recall Wednesday – Wire Splice, Bicycle Fork, Ventilator, Power Light Module, Coffee Maker, Stroller Activity Bar & Car Charger

 Good Morning! I have received 7 recalls from the CPSC over the last week. The information below comes directly from the email notifications I received. Please be sure to check your homes for these items!

Name of Product: Electrical Wire Splices (also known as Butt Splice Connectors)
Hazard: The splice can fail to hold the wires adequately together, posing a shock and fire hazard to consumers.
Description: The recalled butt splices are used to connect electrical wires to one another. They are typically used for wiring small electrical appliances, like audio equipment, or in automotive applications. The splices are yellow insulated vinyl and measure about one inch long and ¼ inch wide. They were intended for use with 12-10 AWG wire. 12-10 is stamped on the side of the splices. Model numbers 10-126, or 21-126, and Gardner Bender are printed on the product’s packaging. They were sold in packages of 8 or 50.
Sold at: Electrical distributors, hardware stores, and home centers nationwide from June 2005 through April 2008 for between $1 and $5.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08367.html

Name of Product: Wolf SL Carbon Fiber Bicycle Forks
Hazard: The forks steerer can break during normal use, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer serious injuries.
Description: The recalled forks have a clear coating over black painted carbon fiber, with the words “Wolf Superlite” and related logo just below the crown on each fork leg, and the letters “SL” on each leg above the fork blade dropouts. There is a True Temper CRT(tm) logo on the inside of both fork legs. The recalled forks could have been included on the following bicycle models: R3, R3 SL, Soloist Carbon, Soloist Carbon SL, and certain P3 Carbon framesets and complete bicycles.
Sold by: Independent bicycle retailers nationwide from November 2005 through July 2007 for about $475.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08368.html
Name of Product: Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators
Hazard: The motors in these units can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Description: Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators are designed to exchange air between the inside and outside of a building or home in order to provide fresh air. The recall includes the following brand names and model numbers:

Brand: Model Number
Flair: 150/300 Compact, 300/600 Compact
Venmar: 6LC, HRV600i, 12LC, HRV1200i
PrepAir: PrepAir600i, PrepAir1200i
vane: 6LC, 12LC
Carrier: 62AA-064—101XX, 62AA-127—101XX
York: VIXRDXXA01
Heil: VRC 300 Compact, VRC 600 Compact
Aston: HRV600i, HRV1200i
Broan: HRV650, HRVl150
Venmate: 600H, 1200H

The “X” in the model number can be either a letter or a number. The model number is written on a silver or black label on the outside panel.

Sold by: Heating, plumbing and building supply distributors nationwide from January 1991 through July 2007 for between $1,700 and $2,000.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08369.html
Name of Product: Power Light Modules
Hazard: Internal wiring in the module’s circuit boards is incorrectly installed, posing a risk of an electrical fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Description: This recall involves Gemini brand power light modules used in DJ rack systems. Models included in this recall are PL-01 and Pl-02. The model numbers are printed on the front of the module, near the power switch. Models included in this recall have an ETL logo on the back panel.
Sold by: Professional audio stores and dealers nationwide between July 2004 and September 2007 for about $130.
To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08371.html

Name of Product: Kenmore and Kenmore Elite Coffee Makers
Hazard: The wiring in the coffee maker can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.
Description: This recall involves 12-cup Kenmore coffee makers sold in black, white, and red with the following model numbers: 100.80006 (black), 100.81006 (white), and 100.82006 (red). The recall also involves 12-cup Kenmore Elite coffee makers with thermal carafe (model number 100.90007) and 14-cup Kenmore Elite coffee makers (model number 100.90006). The model number can be found on the bottom of the unit. There is a Kenmore or Kenmore Elite logo on the front bottom of the maker.
Sold at: Sears, Sears Hardware, the great indoors, and Kmart stores nationwide, as well as Sears.com and Kmart.com, from August 2007 through April 2008 for between $30 and $100.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08372.html
Name of Product: Taggies(tm) Strollin’ Along Stroller Activity Bars
Hazard: The shiny material on the elephant’s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves the Taggies(tm) Strollin’ Along stroller activity bars. The multicolored, fabric, and plastic activity bars feature a yellow giraffe, a purple hippo and a blue elephant attached to a 12″ long elliptical base with straps that attach to a stroller. The Taggies(tm) and Earlyears(r) logos are located on woven and satin labels sewn into the seam on the lower left front of the activity bar.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and on the Internet from February 2007 through July 2008 for about $23.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08373.html
Name of Product: Car Chargers Used with Power System Plus 3 Million Candlepower Spotlights
Hazard: The car charger is incompatible with the spotlight’s battery, which can cause it to overcharge inside of a vehicle and pose a fire or burn hazard to consumers.
Description: The recalled 12V DC car charger was sold with the Power Systems Plus/UST 3 Million Candlepower Spotlight with model number HSLR30S. The spotlight is black and blue and has a sticker on each side that reads “3 Million Candle Power.” “HSLR30S” is printed on the instruction manual and on the packaging.
Sold at: Sears and K-Mart retail stores nationwide from October 2007 to June 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/prhtml08/08374.html
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