MEDIA RELEASES
 

WEEK ENDING JUNE 27

JUNE 25

LITTLE DIGGER TOY 

Northern Tool + Equipment is recalling Little Digger Toy sold nationwide from August 2014 to June 2015. The red paint on the Little Digger toy frame contains excessive levels of lead. 

This recall involves Wel-Bilt brand Little Diggers, Item # 28303. It has a manufacture date of August 2014 through June 2015. The item number #28303 is printed only on the toy’s packaging. 

Consumers should contact Northern Tool + Equipment at (888) 518-0339 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.northerntool.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WOMEN'S TOPS 

lululemon is recalling women's tops with elastic draw cords sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2008 to December 2014. When the elastic draw cord with a hard tip in the hood or around the neck area is pulled or caught on something and released, it can snap back, impact the face area and result in injury. 

Recalled tops come in a variety of colors and styles, including Carry and Go Hoodie; Cool Down Jacket; Course-ette Jacket; Cozy Up Jacket; Dance Studio Jacket; Dance Sweat Shirt; Don’t Hurry Be Happy Pullover; Gratitude Wrap; Necessity Jacket; Proactive Jacket; Refresh Snap Up; Run Sun Blocker Pullover; Run Track N Field Jacket; Run With It Jacket; Sanctuary Jacket; Savasana Tunic; Sing, Floss, Travel Jacket; Stow ’N Go Jacket; Stride Jacket; Summertime Tunic; Varsity Hoodie; Victory Jacket and Wear With All Jacket. 

Consumers should either remove the draw cord or contact lululemon at (877) 263-9300 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday or visit www.lululemon.com to request a new, non-elastic draw cord. More info at www.recalls.org. 

JUNE 24

BLOWER/VACS 

Positec Tool is recalling Worx electric blower/vacs sold  nationwide and in Canada from January 2015 to May 2015. The grounded and ungrounded wiring in the electric blower/vacs could be reversed, posing a shock hazard. 

This recall involves Worx brand electric blower/vacs. Model and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should return the item to the place of purchase for a replacement or full refund.

 Consumers can also contact Positec at (866) 955-4579 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.worx.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

BICYCLE FORKS 

SR Suntour is recalling Bicycles with SR Suntour bicycle forks sold nationwide and in Canada from November 2014 to May 2015. The bolt that attaches the upper part of the bicycle’s fork to the lower part of the fork can break or separate and cause the front wheel to come off the bicycle. This is a crash hazard. 

This recall involves Cannondale, Diamondback, Giant, GT, INA International, Schwinn, Scott and Trek brand bicycles with SR Suntour bicycle forks models M3010, M3020, M3030, NEX and XCT. The recalled forks have serial numbers in the top row beginning with “K” and ending with a number between 141101 and 150127. 

Consumers return the bicycle to the place of purchase for a free inspection and repair. 

Consumers can also contact SR Suntour at (888) 820-8458 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.srsuntour-cycling.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 20

JUNE 19

AQUARIUM HEATERS 

Top Fin Plastic is recalling Top Fin Plastic Aquarium Heaters sold exclusively at PetSmart stores nationwide and in Canada from August 2014 to April 2015. An electrical problem with the aquarium heaters, poses a risk of fire or electrical shock. 

This recall involves all 50-, 100-, 150-, 200- and 250-watt Top Fin brand plastic aquarium heaters sold between August 2014 and April 2015 with model numbers: HT50, HT100, HT150, HT200 or HT250. “Top Fin Premium Aquarium Heater,” the model number and the heater's wattage are printed on the side of the heater near the top. The lot number is printed beneath the words “Made in China.” All lot numbers are included in this recall. 

Consumers should return the  heaters to any PetSmart store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact PetSmart at (888) 839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.petsmart.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

JUNE 17

BICYCLES AND FRAME KITS 

Colnago is recalling Bicycles and bicycle frame kits sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2014 to April 2015. The front brakes can detach from fork during use, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves all Colnago CF10 and Colnago V1-r racing bicycles and bicycle frame kits that fit 28-inch wheels. "Colnago for Ferrari" is on the downtube and the Ferrari logo is on the seat tube of the CF10. "Colnago" is on the downtube and the Ferrari logo is on the crossbar of the V1-r. Model numbers CF10 or V1-r are on both sides of the front fork. 

Consumers should contact Colnago America for a free inspection at (844) 265-6246 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.colnago-america.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

JUNE 16

PULL TOYS 

Bunnies by the Bay is recalling Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull Toys sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2015 to April 2015. Hub caps on the wheels can break or come off the wheel, posing a choking hazard. 

Bud, an 8-inch high soft brown puppy with a blue and white pull cord, stands on red wooden wheels with blue hub caps. Skipit, an 8-inch high cream-colored bunny with an orange and white pull cord, stands on blue wheels with orange hub caps. Lot code YM5/14 is on the label sewn on the back leg of each toy. The item number for Bud Wheely Cute Toy, found on the lower right-hand corner of the original packing, is #401101. The item number for Skipit Wheely Cute Toy is #401103. 

Consumers should return the item to where it was purchased for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Bunnies by the Bay at (866) 763-8869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kidspreferred.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING  JUNE 13

JUNE 11

SWING CHAIRS 

Ramart is recalling Swing chairs sold exclusively at HomeGoods stores nationwide from March 2015 to May 2015. The swing chairs can tip over, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves green, apple-shaped swing chairs and brown, teardrop-shaped swing chairs. They hang from a chain connected to a metal stand with a circle-shaped base. 

Consumers should return the chairs to a HomeGoods store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact HomeGoods at (800) 888-0776 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.homegoods.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WALGREENS VITAMINS 

International Vitamin Corp. is recalling Multivitamin Women 50+ tablets sold exclusively at Walgreens drug stores nationwide from January 2015 to March 2015. The packaging is not child-resistant and senior friendly. The multivitamin supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once. 

This recall involves “Well at Walgreens” Multivitamin Women 50+ tablets. “Well at Walgreens Multivitamin Women 50+” is printed on the bottle’s white and silver label. A yellow band at the top of the label states “Value Size.”  UPC number 3-11917-17262-0 and one of the following lot numbers 000001 (EXP 9/2016), 000002 (EXP 12/2016) or 000003 (EXP 11/2016) are printed on the back of the bottles on a white label. 

Consumers should contact International Vitamin Corp. at (866) 927-5470 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.ivcinc.com for a free replacement child-resistant cap. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MONOGRAM MUGS 

Tri-Vista Designs is recalling Metallic Monogram Beverage Mugs sold exclusively at Kirkland's stores nationwide from March 2015 to May 2015. If used in the microwave, the metallic mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves 16-ounce white ceramic beverage mugs with metallic gold accents. A sticker on the bottom of the mug has “UPC# 698617673962,” “SKU# 138837” and “Retail: $6.99.” 

Consumers should return the mugs to any Kirkland’s store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Tri-Vista Designs at (870) 446-5126 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.trivistadesigns.com. More info at www.recalls.org.   

JUNE 9

CHILDREN'S FURNITURE 

Pali Design Recalls is recalling children's furniture sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2006 to September 2010. The plastic restraint strap used to attach armoires, combos, dressers and hutches to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over. 

This recall involves Pali Design armoires, combos, dressers and hutches sold separately or in the following collections: Karla Collection, Mantova Collection, Milano Collection, Salerno Collection, Volterra Collection, Wendy Collection and West Point Collection. The recall also includes a separate bookcase/hutch available in finishes to match the collections. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should  contact Pali Design at (866) 840-4140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or  online at www.pali-design.com  for a free retrofit kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 6

JUNE 4

HANGING CHAIRS 

Big Lots is recalling Hanging chairs sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from December 2014 to January 2015. The hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves egg-shaped hanging chairs that are made from brown plastic wicker pattern mesh and have red seat cushions. They hang from a chain connected to a black metal pole and U-shaped base. 

Consumers should return the chairs to Big Lots for a full refund. Consumers can discard the base. 

Consumers can also contact Big Lots at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.biglots.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

 LED LAMPS

Cree is recalling Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2014 to April 2015. Electrical arcing may cause the lamp to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves Cree LED T8 lamps used indoors to replace traditional two pin T8 fluorescent tubes. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Cree customer service at (888) 338-7883 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.cree.com the firm to receive a full refund or replacement lamp. More info at www.recalls.org.

 JUNE 3

WIRELESS SPEAKERS 

Apple is recalling Beats Pill XL speakers sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2014 to June 2015. The battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves all Beats Pill XL portable, wireless speakers. The small “b” Beats logo is on the grille and “beatspillXL” is on the handle. 

Consumers should contact Apple at (800) 275-2273 online at www.apple.com, www.beatsbydre.com or www.apple.com/support/beats-pillxl-recall for a $325 Apple Store credit or electronic payment. More info at www.recalls.org.

JUNE 2

WATER HEATERS 

A.O. Smith is recalling John Wood oil-fired water heaters sold nationwide from January 2014 to March 2015. The water heater’s combustion chamber can be misaligned and heat the exterior walls of the water heater instead of the water. Combustible material near the outside of the water heater can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards. 

This recall involves John Wood brand 50 and 70 gallon oil-fired water heaters. The 50 gallon water heaters have model number JW517 and serial numbers from 1349A021678 through 1503A016643. The 70 gallon water heaters have model number JW717 and serial numbers from 1421M001517 through 436M000040. 

Consumers should contact A.O. Smith at (866) 880-4661 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.johnwoodwaterheaters.com for a free inspection and free replacement of misaligned water heaters. More info at www.recalls.org. 

AVALANCHE TRANSCEIVERS 

ORTOVOX is recalling ORTOVOX S1+ Avalanche Transceiver sold nationwide from July 2010 to April 2015. The S1+ hardware can fail, resulting in an inability to transmit a discoverable signal during an emergency situation, even as the unit appears to be powered on and functioning properly. 

The ORTOVOX S1+ transceiver is used as a beacon to locate an individual in the event of avalanche burial. ORTOVOX and S1+ are printed on the top of the device. All transceivers manufactured from 2010 through 2014 are included in the recall. The manufacture date is printed inside the battery door on the back of the transceiver with a roman numeral representing the quarter of the year and a two digit number referring to the year.

Consumers should return the transceivers to ORTOVOX for a free repair. 

Consumers can contact Deuter USA at (877) 384-9252 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at ortovox.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING MAY 30

MAY 28

ELECTRIC LAWN MOWERS 

Great States Recalls is recalling Earthwise Cordless Electric Lawn Mowerssold nationwide from January 2014 to May 2014. The mower can start when the key is not in the starting position, posing an injury hazard. 

This recall involves Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck. Brand name “Earthwise” and “17” appear on the front of the mowers. Model number 60517 is on the name plate on the back of the motor cover. 

Consumers should contact Great States Corporation at (800) 633-1501 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.americanlawnmower.com for a replacement mower. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MOUNTAIN BIKES 

Cycling Sports Group is recalling GT downhill mountain bicycles sold nationwide from November 2014 to March 2015. The front wheel hub can break and cause the disc brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards. 

This recall involves all 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bicycles. "Fury" is printed on the top tube, the GT logo is on the down tube and the chainstay. The model names are printed in small letters on the top tube of the bicycles near the word Fury. 

Consumers should return the bicycles to the nearest authorized GT dealer to have the complete front wheel replaced free of charge. 

Consumers can also contact Cycling Sports Group at (800) 726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.gtbicycles.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

NIGHT LIGHTS 

Nantucket Distributing is recalling Mason Jar Night Light sold nationwide from December 2014  to March 2015. The plastic around the base of the light bulb can melt, posing a burn hazard. 

The night light features a glass mason jar enclosing the 7-watt incandescent light bulb.   The glass jars have clear raised letters that read “frutta del prato.” The affected Model No. is DGL0915.  The SKU is 30732353.  The Model No. and SKU appear on the price tag affixed to the product packaging. 

Consumers should return the lights to the store where purchased to receive a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shop andThat! or andThat! at (888) 287-3232 any time, or online at www.christmastreeshops.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 26

KNIVES 

Gerber is recalling Cohort Folding Knives sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2013 to March 2015. The locking mechanism can fail to hold the blade, posing a laceration hazard. 

The Cohort is an open frame folding clip knife with either a black or dark gray anodized aluminum handle. Full list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Gerber Legendary Blades toll free at (877) 314-9130 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.gerbergear.com for a replacement. More info at www.recalls.org

YOUTH ATVS 

BRP is recalling Youth Model Can-Am All-Terrain Vehicles sold nationwide from July 2007 to January 2015. The youth ATVs fail to meet performance requirements of the federal ATV standard for maximum unrestricted speed and parking brakes, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall is for model year 2008 through 2015 Can-Am Mini DS ATVs."Can-Am DS" and the engine size is on both sides of the vehicle's fairing. "Can-Am" appears in white letters on both sides of the seat.  

Consumers should contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair 

Consumers can also contact BRP at (888) 272-9222 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.can-am.brp.com/off-road. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING MAY 23

MAY 21

BOOSTER SEATS 

OXO is recalling Nest Booster Seats sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2014 to April 2015. The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves the Nest Booster Seat sold in green (model 6367200), pink (model 6367300), taupe (model 6367500) and orange (model 6367400) with a white base. A sticker affixed to the underside of the seat reads “Nest Booster Seat” with the model number and manufacture date. 

Consumers should contact OXO at (800) 545-4411 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.oxo.com for a free repair kit with redesigned safety straps and installation instructions. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GAS RANGES 

Viking Range is recalling Gas ranges sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2007 to June 2014. The ranges’ ovens can turn on by themselves, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves Viking Range freestanding gas ranges sold in stainless steel, black, white and 21 different colors and finishes. Complete list of model and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Viking Range at (877) 929-2581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or www.vikingrange.com to schedule a free in-home repair. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 20

MARINE WINCHES 

Hewitt is recalling Chain driven winches sold nationwide from April 2014 to October 2014. The top and bottom roller chains in the winch can break, causing the winch and marine lift to fail. This can pose an injury hazard. 

This recall includes Hewitt Machine & Manufacturing winches with model number 1501, 2001 and 2501 printed on the front label of the product. The winches can be used in various marine lifts. Recalled winches were manufactured December 2013 through September 2014 and have a date code in the MM YY format stamped on the front right side of the product. 

Consumers should contact Hewitt Machine & Manufacturing at (800) 544-2067 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.hewitt-roll-a-dock.com or their local dealer to arrange for a free replacement of the roller chains. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WEIGHT BENCHES      

Valor Athletics is recalling Olympic Weight Benches sold nationwide from January 2014 to September 2014.The weld joining the front leg to the main frame can break, posing an injury hazard. 

This recall involves Valor Fitness BF-38 Flat/Incline/Decline Olympic Benches. The Valor Fitness logo and model number are on the main cross frame between the two uprights.  

Consumers should contact Valor Fitness at (844) 277-1641 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or online at www.valorathleticsinc.com for a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GAS RANGES 

Electrolux is recalling Kenmore Elite Ranges sold exclusively at Sears stores nationwide from June 2014 to October 2014. The burner flame can go out while the gas is turned on. This can allow gas to escape and poses fire and burn hazards. 

This recall involves Sears Kenmore stainless steel slide-in ranges with gas cooktops and electric ovens. Model number 790.42603xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500601 through AF43000916 and model number 790.42613xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500541 through AF43103647 are included. The model and serial numbers are located on the inside frame of the range door on the left side 

Consumers should contact Sears at (888) 710-9284 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT or online at www.sears.com for a free inspection and free repair. More info at www.recalls.org. 

KENMORE RANGES 

Sears is recalling Sears Kenmore Elite slide-in ranges sold exclusively at Sears stores nationwide from May 2014 to April 2015. The stainless steel trim below the range control panel can have a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves Sears Kenmore Elite stainless steel slide-in gas, electric and dual-fuel ranges. Model and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should  contact Sears at (800) 873-5011 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT on Saturday or online at www.sears.com for a free inspection and free repair. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MAY 19 

ESPRESSO MAKERS 

Precision Trading is recalling PREMIUM® Espresso Makers sold in Florida and Puerto Rico from November 2014 to February 2015. The filler cap at the top of the unit can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a risk of burns. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup, posing a risk of injury. 

This recall involves Precision Trading Corp.’s PREMIUM® four-cup Espresso Makers manufactured in September 2014 and November 2014.  The recalled units have model number PEM585 and product date code “0914” or “1114” printed on a rating label affixed to the bottom of the espresso maker. The Premium logo is printed on the bottom front of the espresso maker. 

Consumers should contact Precision Trading Corp. at (800) 477-4501 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.premiumus.com to request a free replacement cap. More info at www.recalls.org.

COFFEE CUP SLEEVES 

Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting is recalling Java Jacket Disposable Cup Sleeves sold at Kaldi's Coffee Roasting stores in Missouri from February 2014 to March 2015. The Java Jacket cup sleeve can ignite if used in a microwave, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Kaldi’s Coffee Java Jackets disposable paper cup sleeves used with 12- and 16-ounce paper cups. The black paper cup sleeves have the “Kaldi’s Coffee” and the company logo printed on the front, and “100% Recycled Paperboard” printed on the back. 

Consumers should discard the recalled Java Jackets. 

Consumers can also contact Kaldi’s at (888) 892-6333 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at http://kaldiscoffee.com/ More info at www.recalls.org. 

HUNTING BOOTS 

Rocky Brands is recalling Hunting Boots sold nationwide during March 2015. The boots’ snake guard can fail to protect the wearer’s feet from a snake bite. 

The recalled boots are 16-inch tall rubber hunting boots sold under the Rocky brand name. A white label on the inside of the shaft of has the Rocky logo, product number RKYS153, a date code between 12-14 and 01-15 in the MM-YY format and the words "Men’s 16 Silent Hunter Snake Boot, Camo" below the product number and date code.   

Consumers should contact Rocky Brands at (866) 245-2159 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or online at www.rockybrands.com for a full refund or a free pair of replacement snakebite-proof hunting boots. More info at www.recalls.org.

 MAY 18

CROSSBOWS 

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies is recalling TenPoint and Wicked Ridge crossbows sold nationwide from January 2011 to May 2015. After the safety has been re-engaged, the crossbows can fire under certain circumstances if a consumer pulls the trigger, posing an injury hazard. 

This recall involves nine models of two brands of crossbows that can be identified by their serial numbers, which are located on the left side of the barrel of the crossbow below the trigger box. The TenPoint or Wicked Ridge brand name is printed on both sides of the crossbow barrel on all models except the GT Flex. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact TenPoint at (800) 548-6837 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.tenpointcrossbows.com/ and www.wickedridgecrossbows.com for detailed instructions on how to inspect any TenPoint or Wicked Ridge crossbow and instructions on how to receive a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org.