By TIMES WIRES
Published December 4, 2006
Troy-Bilt and Craftsman brand gasoline chain saws
Company: MTD Southwest Inc.
Why? The front handle can break during operation, causing loss of control and a risk for lacerations.
What models? Troy-Bilt models: 41AY00AR966, 41AY60AR766, 41AY90AR766 and 41AY08AR966; Craftsman "Incredi-Pull" model affected: 316.350840.
Where sold? Troy-Bilt brand chain saws were sold at independent retailers, home improvement and hardware stores; Craftsman brand chain saws were sold at Sears and Kmart stores.
What to do? Contact MTD to receive a free service kit with a replacement handle and installation instructions. Sears customers will be mailed a free service kit with a replacement handle and installation instructions.
For information: MTD toll-free at 1-888-848-6038, www.troybilt.com; Sears customers toll-free at 1-800-659-7026.
Children's parka jackets, withdrawstrings
Company: Silla America Inc.
Why? The drawstring in the hood poses a strangulation hazard.
What models? The jackets come in seven color combinations. The zipper goes all the way up to create a mock turtleneck and the removable hood attaches with a zipper and has a drawstring. There is elastic at the sleeves, side pockets and a drawstring at the waist.
Where sold? Dollar Days International stores and online at www.dollardays.com.
What to do? Remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or contact Dollar Days Customer Service for a refund or store credit.
For information: Toll-free at 1-877-837-9569, www.dollardays.com.
Company: Innova Inc.; HSN LP (previously referred to as the Home Shopping Network).
Why? The pressure cooker's lid can open while its contents are under pressure, posing a burn hazard.
What models? Ultrex-brand 8-quart pressure cooker set, model number 11453. The set includes a pressure cooker and optional steamer basket.
Where sold? HSN's television network, www.hsn.com, through its toll-free number and an employee store in St. Petersburg.
What to do? HSN will provide a refund of the purchase price.
For information: Toll-free 1-877-710-1527.
HoneyBaked ham andturkey products
Company: HoneyBaked Foods Inc.
Why? May be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
What models? 6- to 11-pound packages of "Sliced and glazed fully cooked half ham," establishment number "EST. 15875," package codes between "6261" and "6310"; 12- to 16- pound packages of "Sliced and glazed fully cooked whole ham," establishment number "EST. 15875," package codes between "6261" and "6310"; 3-pound approximate weight packages of "Sliced and glazed fully cooked boneless turkey breast," establishment number "P-15875," product code "30505 02099," as well as a package code between "6248" and "6258"; 3-pound approximate weight packages of "Sliced and glazed fully cooked smoked boneless turkey breast," establishment number "P-15875," product code "30504 02099," as well as a package code between "6248" and "6258."
Where sold? Internet and telephone catalog sales; retail kiosks only in Toledo, Ohio.
What to do? Do not eat. Contact HoneyBaked Foods.
For information: Toll-free 1-800-461-3998.
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