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Digest

Recalls

By TIMES WIRES
Published November 20, 2006


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'Kool Toyz' children's products

Company: Toy Century Industrial Ltd.

Why? Some of these toys contain lead paint, which is toxic, and/or sharp points that pose a hazard of laceration or puncture.

What models? Truck Carry Case, item number 087/01/0050; Tiny Playground Set, number 086/10/0048; Dream House Play Set, number 086/10/0048; Discovery Dinosaur Habitat, number 087/01/0011; Command Center Action Figure Play Set, number 087/01/0034; Aircraft Carrier Action Figure Play Set, number 087/01/0034; Air, Land and Sea Defender Play Set, number 087/01/0036; Tank Action Figure Play Set, number 087/01/0040; Helicopter Action Figure Play Set, number 087/01/0040; and Remote Control Trucks, number 087/01/0042.

Where sold? Target stores and target.com.

What to do? Return to Target for a refund.

For information: Toll-free 1-800-440-0680, press 2.

K-GUARD, SENTRY and FLAG FIRE model fire extinguishers

Company: Ansul Inc.

Why? The extinguisher can fail to discharge properly when activated if the pick-up tube is cracked when dropped.

What models? K-GUARD Wet Chemical, models K01-1, K01-2; SENTRY Water, model W02-1; FLAG FIRE KITCHEN ONE Wet Chemical, model KS-6000; FLAG FIRE Water, model PWS-25G.

Where sold? Through Ansul Inc. authorized fire equipment distributors.

What to do? Pick-up tube replacements will be performed during routine annual maintenance. Owners concerned about an extinguisher before the scheduled maintenance should contact their authorized ANSUL distributor for a free replacement.

For information: Ansul Inc.'s and PYRO-CHEM's Quality Assurance, toll-free 1-800- 906-3575, www.ansul.com or www.pyrochem.com.

Decorative snaps and metal clips used in scrapbooking

Company: Provo Craft.

Why? They contain high levels of lead.

What models? "Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease" metal clips with model numbers 28-1084, 28-1085 and 28-1086, and the "Rob and Bob Studio Snap-Ease" snaps with model number 28-1080.

Where sold? Scrapbook stores and craft retailers.

What to do? Contact Provo Craft to get a refund.

For information: Toll-free 1-800-955-9490 or www.recall.provocraft.com.

Helix remote control Micro Helicopter toys

Company: Spin Master Toys.

Why? The power supply controller can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Date codes: 06XXXXHM2, 06XXXXHM8, 06XXXXHM186.

Where sold? National retailers.

What to do? Contact Spin Master to receive a free replacement.

For information: Toll-free 1-800-622-8339, www.spinmaster.com.

Baby Gund Woodles activity toys

Company: Gund Inc.

Why? The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small-parts choking hazard.

What models? Rumba Lion Activity Toy, style number 58553, Gazoo Giraffe Activity Toy, style number 58554; Wango Horse Activity Toy, style number 58555, and Tippy Cow Activity Toy, style number 58556.

Where sold? Independent specialty toy stores.

What to do? Contact Gund for a free replacement.

For information: Toll-free 1-800-448-4863, ext. 2254, e-mail woodles@gund.com www.gund.com.

'Play Wonder' puzzle tables

Company: Sunrise.

Why? The handles on the puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard, and the tips of the nails on the inside shelf of the puzzle table could be exposed, posing a laceration or puncture hazard.

What models? "Play Wonder" brand puzzle table that contains three nine-piece wooden puzzles inside the table; item number 204/12/0162.

Where sold? Target stores and target.com.

What to do? Return to Target for a refund.

For information: Toll-free 1-800-440-0680, press 2.

Taylor desk lamps

Company: Environmental Lighting Concepts Inc.

Why? The fiberglass sheath intended to protect the electrical cord can become improperly aligned during assembly of the lamp, posing a shock hazard.

What models? "Taylor" model burnished nickel metal desk lamp, model numbers 13Z63BN9, 13T63BN9.

Where sold? Office Depot stores.

What to do? Contact Environmental Lighting Concepts Inc. for a refund.

For information: Toll-free 1-866-421-5180, www.ott-lite.com/recall.

Sundia brand cantaloupe

Company: Timco Worldwide Inc.

Why? May be contaminated with salmonella.

Where sold? Distributed for sale in bulk in cardboard cartons, with nine or 15 cantaloupes to a carton.

What to do? Return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

For information: 530 668-9966.

[Last modified November 19, 2006, 22:52:24]


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