Product Recalls (CPSC)

The following products have been recalled for safety issues:

Ford has announced that it will recall more that 500,000 Escapes from the 2001-2004 model years.  This recall is due to potential engine fire hazards as a result of corrosion with anti-lock brake connectors.

For more information, go to the following link:

Associated Press, Los Angeles Times 4/11/07
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-briefs11.5apr11,1,268989.story?coll=la-headlines-business

Sears Craftsman Circular Saws

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a hazard warning with regard to the above-referenced saws as a result of potential laceration injuries due to the potential for the label to detach and interefere with the blade guard.  The government link is below.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07149.html

Chanukah Candles

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of approximately 9,000 Chanukah Oil Candles imported by Aviv Judaica Imports Ltd., of Brooklyn, N.Y. and distributed by Ahron’s Judaica, of Brooklyn, N.Y.  The oil candles can become engulfed in flames and melt the plastic cups holding the candles in place, allowing hot wax to leak out, which poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Here is the government link:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07150.html

Hot Water Boilers

NY Thermal Inc., of Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 4,800 NTI Trinity Gas-Fired Hot Water Boilers.  A boiler fitting may leak which can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

Here is the government link.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07151.html

Easter Baskets

Gemmy Industries Corp., of Coppell, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 8,500 Disney Princesses Easter Baskets. Silver beads and ribbons attached to the basket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Here is the government link.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07152.html

Bicycle Brake Caliper

SRAM Corp., of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 5,400 units of SRAM Force Road Brake Caliper Sets. The brake caliper sets could break and detach from the bicycle’s fork or frame causing loss of control.

Here is the government link.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07153.html

Children’s Puzzles

Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 78,500 units of “Sounds on the Farm” Puzzle and “Sounds on the Go” Puzzle. The knobs on the recalled puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Here is the government link.

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07154.html

For more information on product recalls, you may visit the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cpsc.gov.  You may also contact the CPSC at the following numbers:

Firm’s Hotline: (800) 688-2575
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

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