MEDIA RELEASES
 

WEEK ENDING MAY 30

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. 

WEEK ENDING MAY 16

MAY 12 

SWIVEL STOOLS 

Cost Plus World Market is recalling Twist Swivel Stools sold exclusively at Cost Plus World Market nationwide from February 2011 to February 2015. The weld joint attaching the stool seat to the center post can break, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves twist swivel stools with a light brown-finish wood seat and base with four black metal legs. SKU number 438000 is printed on the UPC sticker attached to the underside of the stool seat. 

Consumers should return the stoolt to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Cost Plus World Market at (877) 967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily or online at www.worldmarket.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

SAFETY GATES 

IKEA is recalling PATRULL KLÄMMA and PATRULL SMIDIG Safety Gates sold nationwide and in Canada from August 1995 to February 2015. The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its intended position, posing a fall hazard. In addition, the lower metal bar can be a tripping hazard. 

These safety gates are white, made of steel and plastic, and measure about 29 inches high with an adjustable width from about 29 inches to 34 inches. Complete description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should the gate to any IKEA store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GO TOY VEHICLES 

Schylling is recalling Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2010 to April 2015. The hat can detach from the policeman’s head and pose a choking hazard. 

This recall involves the Police Press & Go toy vehicles. “Schylling Rowley, MA” and UPC number “01964922782” are printed on the bottom of the toy cars. 

Consumers can contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.schylling.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING MAY 9

MAY 8

CRIBS AND FURNITURE 

Baby’s Dream is recalling Cribs, furniture and accessories with vintage grey paint finish sold nationwide March 2014 to March 2015. The vintage grey paint on the cribs, furniture, and accessories exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested, lead can cause adverse health effects. 

This recall involves Baby’s Dream full-size cribs, furniture and accessories sold in a vintage grey paint finish under the Brie, Braxton, Heritage, Everything Nice and Legendary collections. Complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.  

Consumers should contact Baby’s Dream at (800) 835-2742 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.babysdream.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 7

RECLINING FURNITURE 

Franklin is recalling Power reclining furniture sold nationwide from October 2013 to December 2014. The switch used to operate the reclining function can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves power reclining furniture with rectangular power switches. Complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.  

Consumers should contact Franklin at (866) 551-2706 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://Franklincorp.com for a replacement operating switch. More info at www.recalls.org.

JAPANESE AXE 

Snow Peak is recalling Japanese Axe M sold nationwide from December 2013 to August 2014. The handle of the axe can crack, allowing the axe head to come loose, posing a laceration or impact hazard. 

The recalled Japanese Axe M has item number R-061 printed on the back page of the included manual. A small black snow flake (asterisk) is burnt into the handle near the hole at the end of the handle. 

Consumers should return the axe to the Snow Peak’s Portland retail store or contact Snow Peak at (855) 407-8390 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.snowpeak.com for a free replacement axe. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING MAY 2

MAY 1

CRUISER BICYCLES 

Felt Bicycles is recalling Felt Cruiser bicycles sold nationwide from June 2014 to March 2015. The bicycle’s brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves beach cruiser style Felt Deep Six and El Guapo model bicycles with one speed and coaster brakes.  “Felt” and “Deep Six” or “El Guapo” are printed on the bicycle’s frame. The Deep Six has a serial number between YI31106188 and YI31106287. The El Guapo has a serial number between YI31106288 and YI31106387. The serial number is printed on the bicycle’s bottom bracket. 

Consumers should contact your local Felt bicycle dealer for a free inspection and replacement of the rear hub cog/driver. 

Consumers can also contact Felt Bicycles at (866) 433-5887 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.feltbicycles.com. / More info at www.recalls.org. 

IKEA CRIB MATTRESSES 

IKEA is expanding its recall of SULTAN and VYSSA crib mattress sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and in Canada from October 2000to May 2014. The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard. 

This recall involves IKEA SULTAN and VYSSA crib mattresses with the following model names: SULTAN BLUNDA, SULTAN DRÖMMA, SULTAN SNARKA, SULTAN SUSSA, VYSSA VACKERT, VYSSA VINKA, VYSSA SPELEVINK, VYSSA SLÖA and VYSSA SLUMMER. 

Consumers should return the mattresses to any IKEA store for an exchange or a full refund if the gap is larger than allowed by regulations. 

Consumers can also contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

APRIL 30

KALEIDOSCOPE TOY 

Branded LLC is recalling Kaleidoscope sold nationwide from April 1, 2015 to April 3, 2015. The end caps of the kaleidoscope can be removed and expose small parts that can come loose and pose a choking hazard to and internal components that pose a risk of laceration. 

This recall involves H-E-Buddy kaleidoscopes. The recalled kaleidoscopes are made of red plastic, about 5 ¾ inches long and 2 inches in diameter and have "H-E-Buddy" on the barrel. 

Consumers should return the kaleidoscopes to an H-E-B store for a refund of purchase points that can be used for another item. 

Consumers can also contact H-E-Buddy Prize Line at (800) 399-0629 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT daily or online at www.bybranded.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

APRIL 29

BICYCLE BATTERIES 

Pedego is recalling Lithium ion rechargeable batteries sold nationwide from January 2010 to September 2013. The batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves 36-volt and 48-volt lithium ion rechargeable batteries sold separately and as original equipment with Pedego electric bikes. The batteries have serial numbers that start with “DLG.” A label with the serial number is on one side of the metal batteries and on the underside of the plastic batteries. 

Consumers should contact Pedego at (888) 870-9754 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT  or online at www.pedegoelectricbikes.com for a free replacement battery. More info at www.recalls.org.

 APRIL 28

PORTABLE POWER SUPPLY UNITS 

Whistler is recalling Portable jumpstart power supplies sold nationwide from May 2014 to October 2014. The jumpstart’s lithium battery can overheat and cause the units to melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Jump&Go Portable Jumpstart & Power Supply 12V power supplies, with model numbers starting with WJS-3000. The Jump&Go and Whistler logos are printed on the front of the unit. Recalled units have date codes in YYYY/WW format from 201404 through 201439. The model number and date code are on the back of the unit under the colored silicone boot. 

Consumers should contact Whistler at (855) 667-9081 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.whistlergroup.com for a free replacement, including shipping to return the recalled unit. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WEEK ENDING APRIL 25

APRIL 23

CHILDREN'S PAJAMAS 

Roberta Roller Rabbit is recalling Children’s Pajama Sets sold nationwide from January 2012 to February 2015.The children’s pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury. 

This recall involves children’s pajamas from Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freyman. The pajamas are 100% cotton, two-piece pajama sets sold in toddler size 1 through youth 12. Full description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should return the pajamas to Roberta Roller Rabbit for instructions on receiving a free replacement pajama set or a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Roberta Roller Rabbit at (866) 227-6938 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.robertarollerrabbit.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

APRIL 22 

SHARK VACUUMS 

Euro-Pro is recalling Upright vacuum cleaners sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2014 to March 2015. The aluminum wand can disconnect from the vacuum cleaner’s handle and remain energized with electricity, posing a risk of electric shock. 

This recall involves four models of Shark® brand Rotator® Powered Lift-Away® series upright vacuum cleaners. Further description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Euro-Pro at (877) 593-5140 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, online at www.sharkrecall.com, or www.europro.com to receive a free replacement wand. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BABY COVERALLS 

J. Crew is recalling Baby Coveralls sold exclusively at J.Cre stores from April 2014 to March 2015. Snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves J. Crew baby coveralls in sizes newborn to 2T. Full description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact J. Crew at (800) 261-7422 anytime daily or online at www.jcrew.com/baby for a full refund.

APRIL 21 

TREK BICYCLES 

Trek is recalling Trek bicycles equipped with front disc brakes sold nationwide and in Canada from September 1999 to April 2015. An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury. 

This recall involves all models of Trek bicycles from model years 2000 through 2015 equipped with front disc brakes and a black or silver quick release lever on the front wheel hub that opens far enough to contact the disc. 

Consumers should contact an authorized Trek retailer for free installation of a new quick release on the front wheel. 

Consumers can also contact at (800) 373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

HAIR DRYERS 

AG Hair is recalling Sweet Heat Hair Dryers sold nationwide from May 2013 to March 2015. The hair dryers do not have an immersion protection device, which guards against electrocution or shock if the dryer is immersed in water. 

This recall involves Sweet Heat handheld hair dryers. The hair dryers are white and have the words “Sweet Heat” printed in black near the blower nozzle. “AG Hair” is printed in grey and black on the back of the blower nozzle, above the handle. 

Consumers should contact AG Hair at (866) 924-4247 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.aghair.com to request a pre-paid mailing label and packaging in order to return the hair dryer for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BATTERY PACKS 

Lenovo is recalling ThinkPad notebook computer battery packs sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2010 to June 2012. The battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

A complete list of the recalled items can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lenovo.com for a free replacement battery pack.  More info at www.recalls.org. 

SKI BOOT LINERS 

Gorsuch is recalling Ertlrenz Trim Heat and Foam Heat ski boot liners sold from November 2011 to March 2015. Liner can overheat when charging, posing a fire hazard. 

The ERTLRENZ Trim Heat and Foam Heat are handmade, customized, black inner heat liners for ski boots. There also is an accompanying ERTLRENZ instruction manual supplied with the heat liners at the time of purchase. 

Consumers should return the product with accessories (charger/remote control) to Gorsuch LTD or a Gorsuch store for repair or replacement. 

Consumers can also contact Gorsuch Ltd toll at (844) 451-8650 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.gorsuch.com. More info at www.recalls.org.