Rawling junior batting helmets recalled for lead; Counterfeit Circuit Breakers pose fire hazard
Specialty Lamp International Inc. is recalling Counterfeit Circuit Breakers
labeled as "Square D" sold nationwide from May 2005 to June 2006. The
recalled circuit breakers labeled "Square D" have been determined by Square
D to be counterfeit and can fail to trip when they are overloaded, posing a
The counterfeit circuit breakers are black and are labeled as Square D
QO-series models 115, 120, 130, 215, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260 and 2020 and
Square D QOB-series models 115, 120, 130, 220, 230, 250, 260 and 1515.
Actual Square D circuit breakers have (a) the amp rating written on the
handle in white paint on the front of the breaker (authentic Square D
circuit breakers manufactured prior to 2003 did not have white paint on the
amperage numbers); (b) the Square D insignia molded onto the breaker side,
and; (c) a yellow chromate mounting clip with half of the top of the clip
visible. If your breaker, labeled as Square D, does not match this
description, it could be counterfeit.
Consumers should contact Specialty at (866) 650-3076 between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET to determine if the breaker they have is counterfeit and to arrange
for a free inspection and replacement or refund if necessary or visit
Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc. is recalling Rawlings Junior Batting
Helmets sold nationwide from July 2007 to November 2007. Surface paint on
the helmets contains excessive levels of lead.
This recall involves junior batting helmets with model number CFHLJR. The
helmets come in yellow and orange with black accents. The model number can
be found on the rear of the helmet.
Consumers should contact either the retailer where the product was purchased
or Rawlings at (800) 729-5464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through
Friday for a free replacement product or visit
Adio Footwear is recalling Boy's Hooded Zip Fleece Sweatshirts sold
nationwide from October 2007 to December 2007. The garments have a
drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard.
The boy's "Champ Custom" hooded zip fleece sweatshirt (style # 40305.HZB) is
white with blue pin-stripes on the front and red panels on the sides. ADIO
is spelled out across the front. The sweatshirt was sold in boys' sizes:
small, medium, large and x-large.
Consumers should return the item to the place of purchase or to Adio
Footwear for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Adio Footwear at (800) 995-6069 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit
FIREPLACE WALL CONTROLS
Hearth & Home Technologies Inc. is recalling IntelliSwitch Fireplace Wall
Controls sold nationwide from January 2007 to February 2008. Failure in the
wall control system can cause the fireplace to turn on by itself creating a
risk of property damage. If the control fails and the consumer has left
combustible objects directly in front of an unattended fireplace, there may
also be a risk of fire.
This recall involves WSK-300 IntelliSwitch Fireplace Wall Controls sold with
Heat & Glo gas direct vent fireplaces. A complete list of the recalled
product can be found at www.recalls.org.
Hearth & Home Technologies will send consumers a free replacement wall
control panel for installation by the consumer or trained technician.
Consumers not contacted by their retailer should contact Hearth & Home
Technologies at (800) 215-5152 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through
Friday or visit
TOY CELL PHONES
Kids Station Toys International Ltd. is recalling Little Tikes Chit 'N Chat
Toy Cell Phones sold nationwide from June 2006 to March 2008. The hinge
cover on the toy cell phone can detach from the phone, posing a choking
The Little Tikes brand Chit 'N Chat Toy Cell Phone resembles a flip-phone
style cell phone and has a 10-key numeric button pad and three buttons with
pictures of animals. The toy phones are multi-colored and have a sticker on
the back with model number KSL4010 (sold separately) or KSL8032, KSL8033, or
KSL8051 (sold with other items). "Designed and Licensed by Kids Station Toys
International Ltd." is printed on the back of the toy phones. Toy phones
with a screw visible on the hinge cover are not subject to the recall.
Consumers should contact Kids Station toll-free at (888) 620-0930 between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for instructions on obtaining a
free replacement or visit www.kidsstationtoys.com. More info at
Miele Inc. is recalling Residential Super-large Gas Dryers sold nationwide
from March 2007 to December 2007. If the dryer is improperly installed, the
dryer's internal gas fitting can loosen, posing a risk of gas leaking into
the house. Any gas leak that is not detected can cause asphyxiation, a fire
or an explosion. Also, one or both of the caps on the internal exhaust duct
can become dislodged, which can cause lint to build up and be carried
through the gas burner. This poses a risk of fire.
The recall involves Miele gas dryers, model T 9820. The dryers are
residential super-large capacity units that are white-colored. The serial
number can be located on the rim of the door opening, and is written as
"Nr:xx/" followed by an 8-digit number in the range from 66461685 to
Miele has sent direct notices to consumers. Consumers who have not had their
dryer inspected should contact a Miele authorized service provider for a
free inspection and repair.
Consumers can also contact Miele at (800) 420-1813 anytime, or visit
Provo Craft & Novelty Inc. is recalling Candlsense Warmers sold nationwide
from August 2006 to October 2007. The internal heating element of the candle
warmer can detach and melt the bottom of its plastic casing, which can in
turn ignite or scorch the surface on which the candle warmer is placed,
posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves the Candlsense warmers with product codes ranging from
YD0629 through YD0652 and YD0701 through YD0708. "Provo Craft & Novelty
Candle Warmer Air Freshener Model: WCY-8888" and the product code are
embossed on the underside of the warmer.
Consumers should contact Provo Craft at (888) 306-0132 between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a voucher or visit
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores is recalling Best Value Park Benches sold at
their stores nationwide from January 2008 to March 2008. The benches can
become unstable and break, posing a fall hazard.
This recall involves Best Value park benches with a green metal frame and
wooden slats. The benches measure 50-inches long by 22-inches wide by
Consumers should return the product to the nearest Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft
store for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Jo-Ann Stores at (888) 739-4120 between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit
;jsessionid=4EYXCBK2L3DEOP4SY5KVAFR50LD3OUPU. More info at www.recalls.org.
QuinCrafts is recalling Makit & Bakit Jewelry Sets and Suncatcher Sets sold
nationwide from August 2007 to March 2008. The clasps on some of the jewelry
contains high levels of lead.
The recall includes QuinCrafts products containing children's jewelry. A
complete list of the recalled product can be found at www.recalls.org.
Consumers should contact QuinCrafts at (800) 366-4660 between 9 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET, Monday through Friday for a replacement jewelry set or visit
HELICOPTOR TOYS SOLD AT WALGREENS
TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises Inc. is recalling
"Sky Champion" Wireless Indoor Helicopters sold at Walgreens stores
nationwide from June 2007 to November 2007. The rechargeable battery
contained inside the helicopter can catch fire, igniting the helicopter and
nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard.
This recall involves the "Sky Champion" wireless indoor helicopter. The
helicopter comes with a transmitter that controls and recharges the
helicopter. "BH26047" is printed on the tail of the helicopter. "WIC 551777"
and the UPC code is 630990006005 are printed on the packaging.
Consumers should contact TWIE at (888) 583-4908 anytime for a full refund.
More info at www.recalls.org.