Recalls: Consumer safety information
By Nancy Paradis, Times Staff Writer
Published April 16, 2007
Verge flat panel television tilt-mount brackets
Company: Circuit City Stores Inc.
Why? If upward force is applied to a mounted television, the bracket's lock bar could unfasten, causing it to fall.
What models? The recalled tilt-mount brackets for flat panel televisions are sold under Circuit City's private label, Verge. "The Verge" and the model numbers VPSW103M and VPSW103M2 are written on the packaging, but not on the brackets.
Where sold? Circuit City stores.
What to do? Consumers who have not received a free repair kit by mail from Circuit City should contact the store or company to request the kit or a free repair by a professional installer.
For information: Toll-free 1-888-666-9897; www.circuitcity.com.
Sounds on the Farm puzzles and Sounds on the Go puzzles
Company: Small World Toys
Why? The knobs on the recalled puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard.
What models? The wooden-knobbed puzzles that make sounds were sold under Puzzibilities and Ryan's Room brands.
Where sold? Toy stores, Target stores and various retailers.
What to do? Take away from children and contact Small Worlds for free replacement.
For information: Toll-free 1-800-421-4153; www.smallworldtoys.com.
SRAM Force road brake caliper sets
Company: SRAM Corp.
Why? The brake caliper sets could break and detach from the bicycle's fork or frame, causing the rider to lose control.
What models? SRAM Force Road Brake Calipers sets sold as aftermarket components and installed on various makes and models of bicycles. See www.sram.com or www.cpsc.gov.
Where sold? Specialty bicycle retailers.
What to do? Discontinue use and contact dealer for free replacement.
For information: Toll-free 1-800- 346-2928; www.sram.com
Listerine Agent Cool Blue plaque-detecting rinse
Company: McNEIL-PPC, Inc.
Why? The preservative system is not adequate against certain micro-organisms.
What models? All existing bottles of Glacier Mint and Bubble Blast Agent Cool Blue plaque-detecting rinse.
What to do? Consumers should discard the product, preserving the back label, including the UPC, for refund. Call company for instructions.
For information: Toll-free 1-888-222-0249; www.agentcoolblue.com.
Harry and David Dark Chocolate Clusters The Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence
Company: Harry and David Operations Corp.
Why? Product contains undeclared peanuts and cashews.
What models? 6-oz. boxes with a "Best Before" 071123.
Where sold? Harry and David stores.
What to do? Return product to place of purchase for refund.
For information: Toll-free 1-800-345-5655.
Healthy California Mix and Raisin Nut Mix
Company: Energy Club Inc.
Why? Product contains undeclared sulfites.
What models? Healthy California Mix, packaged in 4-ounce (UPC#01952) and 7-ounce (UPC#21952) pillow bags with header labels, and Raisin Nut Mix, packaged in 3-ounce (UPC#00964) and 7.25-ounce (UPC#01964) pillow bags with header labels.
Where sold? Convenience stores.
What to do? Return to place of purchase.
For information: Toll-free 1-800-688-6887.
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