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Recalls: Dorel child restraint systems, Graco strollers, Tylenol arthritis pain, more

Child restraint systems

Company: Dorel Juvenile Group.

Quantity: 3,957,826.

Why? The tether webbing doesn't meet federal abrasion standards, leading to the degradation of the webbing and potentially increasing the risk of injury to children in a crash. This widens an earlier recall.

What models? Cosco Hi Back, Alpha/Omega and Touriva; and Eddie Bauer Hi Back and Touriva. For the full list and model numbers, please see www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/results.cfm?rcl_id=02C026000&searchtype=quicksearch&summary=true&refurl=rss.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Dorel toll-free at 1-866-690-2539.

Graco strollers

Company: Graco Children's Products Inc.

Quantity: 1.5 million.

Why? The hinges on the stroller's canopy pose a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is opening or closing the canopy.

What models? Graco Passage, Alano and Spree strollers and travel systems. For the full list and model numbers, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10115.html.

Where sold? Burlington Coat Factory, Babies "R" Us, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, Sears, Target, Walmart and other retailers from October 2004-December 2009.

What to do? Call Graco toll-free at 1-800-345-4109 or visit www.gracobaby.com.

Dorel Asia cribs

Company: Dorel Asia SRL.

Quantity: 635,000.

Why? The drop side hardware can fail, causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle. In addition, the recalled cribs can pose a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard when a slat is damaged. This can occur while the crib is in use, in storage, being put together, taken apart or reassembled; or during shipping and handling.

What models? For the full list and model numbers, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10114.html.

Where sold? K-Mart, Sears and Wal-Mart stores from January 2005-December 2009.

What to do? Call Dorel toll-free at 1-866-762-2304.

Tylenol arthritis pain 100-count bottles

Company: McNeil Consumer Healthcare.

Quantity: All.

Why? Consumers are reporting an unusual moldy, musty or mildew-like odor with the pills, which is being associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. This is a reissuing of a previous recall.

What models? Tylenol arthritis pain caplet 100 count bottles with the distinctive red "EZ-open" cap. For the full list, please see www.tylenol.com/page2.jhtml?id=tylenol/news/subp_tar_recall.inc.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

MuscleMaster dietary supplements

Company: MuscleMaster.com Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain ingredients that are steroids. Acute liver injury is known to be a possible harmful effect of using steroid-containing products. In addition, steroids may cause other serious long-term adverse health consequences in men, women, and children.

What models? There are 17 products. For a full list, see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm197824.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-240-4767 or e-mail returns@musclemaster.com.

Tea lights holders

Company: Pier 1 Imports Inc.

Quantity: 61,000 ceramic Santa tea light holders and 37,000 gold and silver glitter tea light holders.

Why? The flame from the tea lights can ignite the glitter on the candle, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder is red and white and designed in the image of Santa Claus. The tea light holder measures approximately 7-1/2 inches tall and 3-1/2 inches wide with a red metal hat and an opening in the back to place a tea light candle. SKU number 2417274 is printed on the bottom of the tea light holder; and the clear box of 24 silver glitter tea lights with SKU 2410335 and a clear box of 24 gold glitter tea lights with SKU 2410322. The SKU number is located on the bottom of the packaging.

Where sold? Pier 1 Imports.

What to do? Call Pier 1 Imports toll-free at 1-800-245-4595 or visit www.pier1.com.

Chrysler vehicles

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 24,177.

Why? A missing clip in the brake system could lead to brake failure.

What models? 2010 Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Nitro, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Commando and Jeep Grand Cherokee; and 2009-2010 Dodge Ram.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Diane Crib

Company: Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard Cupboard's.

Quantity: 1,000.

Why? The slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from the top and bottom rails, posing fall and entrapment hazards.

What models? Caramia "Diane" drop-side cribs manufactured between September 2002 and June 2004. A label affixed to the inside of the headboard or footboard lists the manufacturing dates.

Where sold? Buy Buy Baby and juvenile product and mass merchandise stores from September 2002-December 2005.

What to do? Call Caramia toll-free at 1-877-728-0342 or visit www.caramiafurniture.com.

Spine Align, Posture Perfect office chairs

Company: MooreCo Inc.

Quantity: 700.

Why? The legs of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? The Spine Align and the Posture Perfect Ergonomic Office Chairs with model numbers 34571 and 34556, respectively. The base of the chair is made of hard plastic and the chair has no marks or labels. The model number is found in the packaging.

Where sold? Catalogs and online by Staples and other retailers from December 2007-October 2009.

What to do? Call MooreCo toll-free at 1-888-446-5161 or visit www.chairrecall.com.

Eagle 5 rifle crossbows

Company: Master Cutlery.

Quantity: 300.

Why? The trigger mechanism becomes loose after 30 shots. When the safety mechanism is moved to the fire position, the crossbow will automatically discharge on its own.

What models? The recalled models are black fiberglass and metal with a 120-pound draw. "Cross Bow" and "Eagle 5" are printed on the crossbow.

Where sold? www.fingerhut.com from September-December 2009.

What to do? Call Master Cutlery toll-free at 1-888-271-7229, extension 138, visit www.mastercutlery.com or e-mail retailsales@mastercutlery.com.

Recalls: Dorel child restraint systems, Graco strollers, Tylenol arthritis pain, more 01/20/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:25pm]

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