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Recalls: Children's liquid medicine, Graco drop side cribs, more

Children's liquid medical products

Company: McNeil-PPC Inc.

Quantity: All over-the-counter products listed below.

Why? Some of the products may contain a higher concentration of active ingredient than is specified; others may contain inactive ingredients that may not meet internal testing requirements; and others may contain tiny particles.

What models? Children's Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtek and Benadryl. For full information on each, please see: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm210443.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call McNeil toll-free at 1-888-222-6036 or visit www.mcneilproductrecall.com.

Graco drop side cribs by LaJobi

Company: LaJobi Inc.

Quantity: 217,000.

Why? The drop side hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a gap is created between the drop side and the crib mattress in which infants and toddlers can become wedged or entrapped, posing a risk of suffocation and strangulation. In addition, children can fall from the cribs when the drop side detaches or fails to lock.

What models? LaJobi-manufactured Graco wood cribs. The full size cribs were sold in cherry, espresso, natural and white finishes. The production date, item number, purchase order number and finish name is printed on a label affixed to the footboard or headboard. "LaJobi" and the crib model name are printed on a product sticker located on the stabilizer bar or bottom rail of the crib. For all affected models, please see: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10212.html.

Where sold? Children's product stores and other retailers from February 2007-March 2010.

What to do? Call LaJobi toll-free at 1-888-842-2215 or visit www.LaJobi.com.

Targus universal adapters for laptops

Company: Comarco Inc.

Quantity: 507,000.

Why? Faulty wiring can cause the connector tips to heat and melt the plastic encasing the connector tips, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Targus universal wall power adapters for laptops with following SKU numbers: APA23US-02, APA23US-03, APA23US-04, APA63US-03, APA63US-04, APM62US-03 and APM62US-04. The SKU number can be found on the underside of the adapter unit.

Where sold? WalMart, Best Buy, Office Depot, Staples, Amazon.com and other retailers from June 2009-March 2010.

What to do? Call Comarco toll-free at 1-877-781-5186 or visit www.regcen2.com/comarco.

Acura TSX

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 167,255.

Why? High temperatures under the car's hood could cause the power steering hose to leak fluid and potentially cause a fire.

What models? 2004-2008 Acura TSX.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Acura toll-free at 1-800-382-2238.

GM Hummer H3, H3T

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 164,190.

Why? A device on the hood called a hood louver can come loose and possibly detach while driving.

What models? 2006-2010 Hummer H3s and H3Ts.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call GM toll-free at 1-800-732-5493.

Infiniti G35

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 134,215.

Why? An airbag sensor could fail, causing an airbag not to deploy in a crash.

What models? 2005-2007 Infiniti G35 coupe and sedan.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

Chevrolet Corvette

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 40,000.

Why? Steering column movement could interrupt the signal and the brakes may deploy.

What models? 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette with a tilt and telescoping steering column.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chevrolet toll-free at 1-800-630-2438.

Yamaha all-terrain vehicles

Company: Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A.

Quantity: 20,000.

Why? The steering column support assembly can crack and cause the rider to lose steering control.

What models? The non-power steering models: 2009 Grizzly model numbers YFM550FGHY and YFM550FGY; the 2010 Grizzly, YFM550FGHZ and YFM550FGZ; the 2008 Grizzly, YFM700FGHX and YFM700FGX; the 2009 Grizzly, YFM700FGHY and YFM700FGY; and the 2010 Grizzly YFM700FGHZ and YFM700FGZ.

Where sold? Yamaha dealers from October 2007-March 2010 .

What to do? Call Yamaha toll-free at 1-800-962-7926.

Baby swimsuits

Company: Gap Inc.

Quantity: 6,500.

Why? The swimsuits have halter straps that were manufactured too short, causing the plastic ring located at the neck of the swimsuit to press against the child's throat and obstruct the airway. This poses a strangulation hazard.

What models? Number 706260 is blue and white and number 700452 is red and white. The style number can be found on the label located on the swimsuit. Both swimsuits were sold in infant sizes up to 24 months and are made of a synthetic knit stretch fabric of polyester and spandex. The straps are made of the same material as the body.

Where sold? The babyGap, GapKids, Gap, Gap Outlet and at www.gap.com from February 2010-April 2010.

What to do? Call Gap toll-free at 1-888-747-3704, visit www.gap.com or e-mail custserv@gap.com.

Chain sets sold with Metalux light fixtures

Company: Cooper Lighting LLC.

Quantity: 5,000.

Why? An "s" hook on the chain connecting the fixture to the ceiling can straighten when subjected to high impact forces, resulting in the light fixture falling.

What models? The AYC or HBAYC model chain set for use in a gymnasium or similar recreational facility with one of the following Metalux commercial light fixtures: F-Bay HB/2HB; F-Bay 2HBHD; F-Bay HBE; F-Bay HBHT; F-Bay HBI; F-Bay HBL; F-Bay 2HE Series 2HE; Arctic Bay AB; or Arctic Bay ABI.

Where sold? Authorized distributors from May 2006-March 2010.

What to do? Call Cooper toll-free at 1-800-954-7228 or visit www.metalux-lighting.com.

Children's hooded velour sweatshirts with drawstrings

Company: JD Fine & Co.

Quantity: 1,700.

Why? The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring at the neck, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Hooded sweatshirts sold under the "Sweet Tart" brand name in three styles: G80072873C in navy with rhinestones in the shape of a star; G80072874M in pink with rhinestones in the shape of a peace sign; and G80072875F in gray with rhinestones in the shape of a heart. The sweatshirts were sold in children's sizes XS, S, M and L and the name "Sweet Tart" can be found on the neck label.

Where sold? Saks Off 5th Avenue outlet stores from July 2009-April 2010.

What to do? Call JD Fine & Co. collect at 1-925-521-3300 or visit www.sweettartgirl.com.

Foam balls and soccer balls

Company: Sportime.

Quantity: 1,000.

Why? Surface paints on the sports balls contain excessive levels of lead.

What models? SchoolSmart TechnoSkin coated foam balls and TechStitched soccer balls. The TechnoSkin foam balls measure between 2 ¾ and 8 ¼ inches in diameter. The Sportime TechStitched soccer ball is a standard size soccer ball.

Where sold? Sportime's catalog and at www.schoolspecialty.com from December 2006-August 2009.

What to do? Call Sportime toll-free at 1-888-388-3224, visit www.schoolspecialty.com or e-mail CustomerCare@schoolspecialty.com.

Recalls: Children's liquid medicine, Graco drop side cribs, more 05/05/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 1:25pm]

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