MEDIA RELEASES

WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 1

OCTOBER 28

HALLOWEEN FLASHLIGHTS 

Meijer is recalling Halloween Projector Flashlights sold nationwide from September 2014 to October 2014. The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk. 

This recall involves a Signature Designs Halloween image projector. A clear label with "Signature Designs (HK) Ltd, Ningbo, China, 14-121-02, 05/2014" printed in white is on the side of the handle opposite the orange on/off switch. 

Consumers should return the flashlight to the customer service desk at any Meijer store or contact Meijer for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

OCTOBER 26

BABY WIPES 

Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA is recalling all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and Well Beginnings, because some packages may contain bacteria. These wipes were distributed by Nutek prior to October 21, 2014 to the following retail stores: Walgreens, Sam's Club, Family Dollar, Fred's, and Diapers.com. Complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers who have purchased this product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers can contact Nutek at 1-855-646-4351, Monday through Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM EDT. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 25

OCTOBER 23

ATVS 

Arctic Cat is recalling Single-Rider and 2UP ATVs sold nationwide from May 2007 to October 2014. Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard. 

This recall involves model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rider and 2 UP style ATVs. More info can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. 

Consumers can also contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com. More info at www.recalls.org

WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 18

OCTOBER 16

TV WALL MOUNTS 

Milestone AV Technologies is recalling Sanus Simplicity SLF5 flat screen television wall mounts sold exclusively at Costco from July 2013 to September 2014. The nut securing the television to the main arm assembly can loosen causing the attached television to become detached from the arm assembly, posing an impact hazard. 

This recall involves the Sanus Simplicity model SLF5. The words “Sanus Simplicity” are located on the top left corner of the box the product is sold in and on the instructions manual. 

The company is contacting consumers and providing a free repair kit.  

Consumers can also contact Milestone at (877) 277-3707 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday or online at www.milestone.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

OCTOBER 15

FOLDING TABLES 

Michaels Stores is recalling Folding Tables sold exclusively at Michaels Stores nationwide from April 2014 to May 2014. The folding tables can collapse under excessive weight, posing an impact or falling hazard. 

The Ashland Summer Living Vintage Wood Folding Table has a 14-inch round tabletop made of red medium density fiberboard. SKU 309950 and UPC 886946388804 are printed on a hangtag on the tables.  Phase MDF and 01276 are printed on a black and white label under the table. 

Consumers should return the tables to any Michaels store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Michaels at (800) 642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday, or online at www.michaels.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

TOY TOASTERS 

Toys R Us is recalling Just Like Home Toy Toaster Sets sold exclusively at Toys R Us stores nationwide and in Canada from July 2013 to August 2014. The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges and posing a choking hazard. 

“Just like home” is printed in white on the front right bottom corner of the toaster. Model number 5F60589 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the toaster and above the UPC bar code in the lower right hand corner of the product packaging. 

Consumers should return the toy to any Toys R Us to receive a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online at www.toysrus.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 11

OCTOBER 10

BICYCLE HELMETS 

Louis Garneau is recalling Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets sold nationwide from January 2014 to September 2014. In cold temperatures, the helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries. 

This recall involves Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmets with model number 1405362. The word "Garneau" is located on both sides of the helmet and the Louis Garneau logo is on the front under the vent. Recalled helmets have the manufacture date "Jan. 2014" on a sticker inside the helmet. 

Consumers should return the helmets to Louis Garneau USA for a refund or replacement with a similar helmet. 

Consumers can also contact Louis Garneau USA at (800) 448-1984 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.louisgarneau.com/us-en//. More info at www.recalls.org.

OCTOBER 8

SHEARS 

Fiskars  is recalling BFiskars® 32-Inch Bypass Lopper Shears sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada from May 2011 to June 2014. The lopper handles can break when attempting to cut branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration. 

This recall involves Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model number 6954.  “FISKARS” is printed on one handle and product identification information, including model number 6954, is printed on a label on the opposite handle above the barcode. 

Consumers should contact Fiskars at (855) 544-0151 anytime or visit www2.fiskars.com to receive a replacement lopper. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 4

OCTOBER 2

CHILDREN'S SANDALS    

Toys R Us is recalling Koala children’s sandals with butterfly wings sold nationwide from February 2014 to September 2014. The butterfly wings on the children’s sandals can rip and detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves Koala Baby girl’s plastic sandals with butterfly wings attached to the toes with rhinestones and hard or soft cork-type soles. White soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43633BR and item number 795267 printed on a tag sewn into the sandal’s ankle strap. White hard-soled sandals have model number GNL 43706BR and item number 795313. Combination pink, gold and blue soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43634BR and item number 795275. Combination pink, gold and blue hard-soled sandals have GNM 41761BR and item number 845795. 

Consumers should return the sandals to any Toys R Us or Babies R Us for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online at www.toysrus.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WOMEN'S SCARVES 

Zazou Scarves is recalling women’s silk scarves sold nationwide from August 2012 to August 2014. The scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury. 

This recall involves Zazou women’s sheer 100% silk scarves.  Zazou Luxe is printed on a tag sewn into the side seam of the scarf. 

Consumers should contact Zazou Scarves at (800) 472-2783 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, online at www.zazou.com to return them for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

SEPTEMBER 30 

BOYS' HOODIES 

Pure Baby Organics is recalling Boy’s Zipper Hooded Hoodie sold nationwide from January 2014 to August 2014. The sweaters have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves a Pure Baby Organic boy’s hoodie made of 100% cotton. It comes in solid gray with a red drawstring that is inside the lining of the hood that surrounds the face. A label with style number PB1613.B12 is sewn into an inside side seam of the garment under the washing instruction label. 

Consumers can remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Chantique’s Corp at (213) 629-3222 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. More info at www.recalls.org. 

HOODED SWEATSHIRTS 

Active Apparel is recalling Boys Zipper Hooded Sweatshirts sold nationwide from June 2014 to August 2014. The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves boys Fission zipper hooded sweatshirts made of 100% cotton. On the label, it states Karachi Pakistan, Active Apparel, has the manufacture date “MAY, 2014,” and batch number 61271,159. 

Consumers can remove the drawstring from the sweatshirt to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund and a $10 gift card. 

Consumers can also contact Active Apparel at (844) 861-5308 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.activeapparel.net. More info at www.recalls.org. 

FUEL CURB HOSE 

Franklin Fueling Systems is recalling Hardwall Fuel Curb Hose sold nationwide from March 2014 to July 2014. The crimp on the fuel hose can loosen causing fuel to leak, posing a fire and explosion hazard. 

The FLEX-ING™ FLEX-ON hardwall curb hose is 1 inch in diameter ranging in lengths from 9 inches to 100 feet. A date code of M1014 through M3014 in WWYY format, is on the fitting with model numbers starting with FLHFR3XX XXX or FLXHW3XX XXX. 

Consumers should contact Franklin Fueling Systems at (800) 225-9787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.franklinfueling.com to receive a full refund or a replacement hose. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN'S SNEAKERS             

Trimfoot is recalling Children's soft-soled shoes sold exclusively at Macy's stores nationwide from February 2014 to August 2014. A small metal eyelet can detach from the inside of the sneaker, posing a choking hazard. 

The recall involves First Impressions high-top, soft-soled sneakers for infants that are crawling or standing.  Style number 42090 is on a cloth tag inside of shoe. 

Consumers should return the shoes to Macy's or contact Trimfoot at (800) 325-6116 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.trimfootco.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 27

SEPTEMBER 25

LAWN MOWERS 

Shivvers is recalling Country Clipper Riding Lawn Mowers sold nationwide and in Canada from October 2011 to May 2014. The ignition module can fail to ground, resulting in overheating and melting, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves model year 2012, 2013 and 2014 Country Clipper riding lawn mowers. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact a Country Clipper dealer to schedule a free repair.

Consumers can also contact  Country Clipper at (800) 344-8237 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.countryclipper.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

OFF-ROAD VEHICLES 

Bad Boy Buggies is recalling Bad Boy Buggies Off-Road Vehicles sold nationwide from August 2012 to May 2014. Incorrect parking brake adjustments and improperly bled brake lines can diminish a consumer’s braking ability, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves gas- and electric-powered, four-wheeled recreational vehicles manufactured by Bad Boy Buggies. The recalled off-road vehicles have serial numbers ranging from 8004970 through 8012901. More info can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Bad Boy Buggies at (855) 738-3711 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.badboybuggies.com or an authorized dealer for a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BISTRO CHAIRS 

Ross Stores is recalling Metal Bistro Chairs sold exclusively at Ross stores nationwide from February 2014 to April 2014. The chair’s seat can fail to attach to the frame when the chair is unfolded, causing the chair to collapse. 

 This recall involves metal folding bistro chairs that are orange and have perforations on the seat. SKU 400101018858 is found on the product hangtag.  

Consumers should return the chairs to any Ross store for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

SEPTEMBER 23

GAS FIREPLACES 

Hearth & Home Technologies is recalling Gas fireplaces, gas stoves, gas inserts and log sets sold nationwide from May 2014 to July 2014. The gas valve in the unit can leak, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Hearth & Home Technologies®, Heat-N-Glo®, Heatilator®, Outdoor Lifestyles® and Quadra Fire® natural or propane gas indoor and outdoor fireplaces, stoves, inserts and log sets. The brand names and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact the fireplace store where the unit was purchased to arrange for a free inspection and, if necessary, valve replacement.   

Consumers can also contact Hearth & Home Technologies at (800) 883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.hearthnhome.com. More info at www.recalls.org.