Recalled items include Master locks, water heaters, kids sweatshirts
These recalls were issued from March 30 to April 3 by various federal and state agencies:
Master Lock is recalling Lock and Leash Locks sold nationwide from March
2007 to January 2008. Red surface paint on the locks contains excessive
levels of lead.
This recall involves red Lock and Leash locks with model number 1551D. The
locks have a matching red coiled cable used to anchor items. Master Lock® is
printed in white above the combination display.
Consumers should return the locks to Master Lock Company Return Goods c/o
All in One Warehouse, 2050 North Smokey Lane, Suite B, Nogales, AZ 85621 for
a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Master Lock at (800) 464-2088 between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. CT or visit
More info at www.recalls.org.
SPA HOT TUBS
Gecko Alliance is recalling Serenity Spa Hot Tubs sold exclusively by
Hydropool dealers from January 2002 to December 2004. The hot tub's spa
control can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves the Hydropool Serenity Series Spa hot tubs with serial
numbers 01350XXXX through 03210XXXX. The serial numbers are printed on the
right side of the spa control. The Gecko spa control (SSPA-1) has model
number 0202-205097 printed on it.
Consumers should contact Gecko Alliance's Back-Pak support center at (800)
784 3256 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET to receive the free retrofit enclosure
Brents-Riordan Inc. LLC is recalling Hooded Youth Sweatshirts and Jackets
sold nationwide from July 2007 to December 2007. The garments have a
drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard.
This recall involves the Youth Hooded Sweatshirt (item # 11037Y-39) and the
Youth Insulated Bomber with Hood (item # 1113Y-39). The item number is found
in a label located underneath the care label. The sweatshirts have a
camouflage design and "Photoflauge " is printed on them.
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard
or return the sweatshirts to either the place of purchase or Brents-Riordan
for a full refund.
Consumers can contact Brents-Riordan at (866) 835-6357 between 9 a.m. and 3
p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.brentsinc.com. More info at
Cabot Stains (a division of Valspar Corp.) is recalling Cabot Composite Deck
Cleaner sold nationwide from February 2007 to February 2008. One of the
components of the composite cleaner can react with metal foil residue on the
packaging, releasing heat and chlorine gas. This poses a fire and inhalation
hazard to consumers.
This recall involves the Cabot Composite Deck Cleaner #3502. The deck
cleaner is a granular concentrate that, when mixed with water, is used to
clean composite surfaces such as decks, railings, steps, fences and siding.
It was sold in a 2-pound plastic container. The label on the container
reads: "Cabot Composite Cleaner" and has number 3502 at the bottom of the
front of the label.
Consumers should return the cleaner to the store of purchase for a full
Consumers can also contact Cabot at (877) 755-3336, or visit
WAL-MART CANDLE HOLDERS
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling Holiday Times Candleholders sold
nationwide exclusively at Wal-Mart stores from September 2007 to February
The candle holders could tip over, posing a fire hazard. Also, the glass
holder could break, posing a laceration hazard.
This recall involves three Holiday Times candle holders shaped as a Santa
Claus, a snowman, and a goblet. The goblet is made of glass. A tea light
candle sits inside the holders. "Holiday Times" is printed on the product
Consumers should return the candle holders to Wal-Mart for a full refund
Consumers can also contact Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9
p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
http://www.walmartstores.com/FactsNews/7701.aspx. More info at
StyleMark Inc. is recalling 'Main Street Drag' Sunglasses sold nationwide
from October 2007 to March 2008. Surface paint in the orange lettering on
the temples of the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead.
The recalled children's sunglasses have Main Street Drag characters on the
bottom of one lens. "Main Street Drag" is printed in orange at the temples.
Style number DI25K7116 is printed on the left temple.
Consumers should contact StyleMark at (866) 928-1913 between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday for instructions on returning the sunglasses
for a free replacement pair or visit www.stylemark.net. More info at
HEATING AND COOLING UNITS
Goodman Manufacturing Co. is recalling Package Gas-Electric Heating and
Cooling Units sold nationwide from December 2007 to February 2008. The
serial plates on the units contain inaccurate information that could result
in the use of undersized installation wiring, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves Goodman single package gas-electric heating and cooling
units with model numbers GPG13480901AC, GPG13481151AC, GPG13600901BB,
GPG13601151BB, and GPG13601401BB, and with serial numbers beginning 0712,
0801, and 0802. The model and serial numbers are found on the serial plate
attached to the control compartment door on the front of the unit.
Goodman is directly contacting consumers with the recalled units to arrange
for a free replacement of the serial plates and free inspection of the
Consumers can contact Goodman at (800) 394-8084 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday or visit www.goodmanmfg.com. More info at
GAS WATER HEATERS
A.O. Smith Water Products is recalling Natural and Propane Gas Water Heaters
sold nationwide from November 2007 to January 2008. The water heater's flue
gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures
in the venting unit, posing a fire hazard. Also, the water heater's exhaust
can leak into the surrounding room, posing a carbon monoxide hazard.
This recall involves 75 gallon natural and propane gas water heaters. "A.O.
Smith" or "State" is printed on the side of the unit. A.O. Smith and State
model and serial numbers included in this recall are listed at
www.recalls.org. Model and serial numbers are printed on the water heater's
Consumers should contact A.O. Smith at (866) 880-4661 between 7 a.m. and 7
p.m. CT, to arrange for a free repair or visit www.hotwater.com. More info
ACTIVITY CENTERS SOLD AT TOYS "R" US STORES
Toys "R" Us Inc. is recalling Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and
Jungle Activity Centers sold exclusively at Toys "R" Us stores from August
2007 to February 2008. Small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking
This recall involves the Imaginarium Multi-Sided and Jungle activity
centers. "Imaginarium" and the name of the activity center are printed on
the packaging. Item numbers 69042 (multi-sided) and 69083 (jungle) are
printed on the back of the box, near the bar code.
Consumers should return the toys to the nearest Toys "R" Us for a refund or
Consumers can also contact Toys "R" Us at (800) 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and
9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, or
visit http://www.toysrus.com/safety/safetyFAQ.cfm. More info at