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Latest product recalls include push toys, power strips


Hobby-Lobby Int'l is recalling Lithium-polymer battery chargers and

lithium-polymer batteries sold nationwide from April 2006 to July 2007. The

lithium-polymer batteries can ignite while charging, posing a fire hazard.

The recall involves a lithium-polymer battery charger and batteries sold

with the AT600 Falcon Helicopter kit. The recall also includes any spare

battery (Model AT600B) or spare charger (Model ATS6046) purchased for this


Consumers can receive new batteries and a "smart" charger that will shut

down when the charging process is completed by contacting

Consumers can also contact Hobby-Lobby at (866) 933-5972 between 9 a.m. and

5 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or visit More info



HSN LP is recalling Charge-It-All Valets sold exclusively by HSN from

October 2007 to January 2008. The power strip located inside the valet has

undersized wires, which can pose fire and shock hazards.

This recall involves the power strips sold with the medium and large Joy

Mangano Charge-It-All Valets. The valet is a box with divided compartments

that comes with a power strip that allows the user to recharge and organize

items such as cell phones, mp3 players, PDAs and cameras in a single

location. The letters J and M are printed in cursive under the valet.

HSN is directly contacting consumers with the recalled units.

Consumers can also contact HSN at (888) 540-7052 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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Santa's Toy Corp. is recalling Western Rider Push Toys sold nationwide from

February 2005 to February 2008. Surface paint on the glove, shirt, and pants

of rider toy contains excessive levels of lead.

The recall involves a push toy of a plastic horse with rider and a 20-inch

long pole/handle. The horse and pole/handle together measures about 26

inches. The rider is wearing red pants and a green shirt. The horse comes in

various colors.

Consumers should return the toys to the store where purchased for a full


Consumers can also contact Santa's Toy Corp. at (888) 726-8208 between 9

a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. More info at