Monday, May 21, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: Dry dog food, Chrysler 300, Dodger Charger, more

Dry dog food

Company: Multiple companies, including Natural Balance Pet Foods, Solid Gold Health Products for Pets Inc., Apex Pet Foods, Canidae Pet Foods, WellPet LLC, Diamond Pet Foods

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain salmonella. Pets with salmonella may have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. People handling dry pet food can become infected with salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product.

What models? For the full list, go to www.recalls.gov/recent.html and scroll through the "foods, medicines, cosmetics" box for specific details and for contact information.

Where sold? Various stores.

Chrysler 300, Dodger Charger

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 119,072.

Why? The antilock brake and electronic stability control systems can fail because of an overheated power supply.

What models? 2011 and 2012 Chrysler 300s and Dodge Chargers.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Walmart trampolines

Company: Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Quantity: 92,000.

Why? The netting surrounding these trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through.

What models? Sportspower BouncePro 14-foot trampolines with brown mesh netting, UPC codes 68706404210 and 68706404244 and the words Sportspower BouncePro 14 and TR-14-63-A are printed on a plate on the leg of the trampoline frame.

Where sold? Walmart stores from February 2009-February 2012.

What to do? Visit www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html or e-mail [email protected]

Kolcraft bassinets

Company: Kolcraft Enterprises Inc.

Quantity: 46,000.

Why? The latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear to be locked in place but still remain unlocked. This allows the bassinet to become detached from the metal frame, causing the bassinet to fall.

What models? Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets with model numbers KB021-ARC, KB022-VER, KB039-CMR1 and Light Vibes bassinet with model number KB043-BNT1.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Kolcraft toll-free at 1-888-624-1908 or visit www.kolcraft.com.

Rechargeable Sonic toothbrushes

Company: Church & Dwight Co. Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The charging base may overheat with localized melting and sparking, possibly causing fire, shock or burns.

What models? Spinbrush Rechargeable Sonic toothbrushes with lot numbers ranging fromDD9310 to 9365 or DD0002 to 0122.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-709-4100 or visit www.sonicrechargereturn.com.

Smiling Hara tempeh

Company: Smiling Hara.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product could be contaminated with salmonella, which can cause serious health hazards.

What models? Smiling Hara's 12-ounce packages of unpasteurized soybean tempeh manufactured between Jan. 11 and April 11. The containers are marked with a best-by date of 7/11/12 through 10/25/12.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-828-242-1300.

Lemon Bar Bliss

Company: Figi's Inc.

Quantity: 51 units.

Why? The products contain undeclared almonds. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts may be at risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Lemon Bar Bliss (1-pound tins) come in a red decorative corrugated box with a Figi's logo label.

Where sold? Through direct mail.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-422-3444, ext. 8688, or email [email protected]

Triamcinolone acetonide

Company: Franck's Compounding Lab.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The company discovered a fungal issue with the product.

What models? Franck's triamcinolone acetonide P.F. 80mg/ml.

Where sold? Distributed through doctors.

What to do? Call the company at 1-352-622-2913.

Nasal irrigation devices

Company: Water Pik Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? There have been reports that water being used in the Pulsator seeped into the battery compartment, leading to battery corrosion, possible reservoir contamination and the need to prematurely replace batteries.

What models? SinuSense Water Pulsator nasal irrigation devices manufactured between May 2010 and July 2011.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-525-2774.

Sonoma Valley bar stools

Company: Intercon Inc.

Quantity: 2,350.

Why? The bolts attaching the top of the bar stool to the leg assembly can come loose, causing the seat to dislodge.

What models? Sonoma Valley swivel top bar stools, 24- and 30-inch models, that include SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C24 or SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C30.

Where sold? Haverty's furniture stores from October 2010-March 2012.

What to do? Call Haverty's toll-free at 1-888-428-3789 or visit www.intercon-furniture.com.

Exmark Quest 42-inch ZRT riding mowers

Company: Exmark Mfg. Co. Inc.

Quantity: 2,200.

Why? Bearings supporting the riding mower's deck can fail and cause the deck to interfere with the operator's controls.

What models? 2009-2010 Exmark Quest ZRT riding mowers with 42-inch mower decks, model number QST20BE422 and serial numbers ranging from 790,000 through 860,652.

Where sold? Exmark dealers from March 2009-April 2010.

What to do? Call Exmark toll-free at 1-800-667-5296 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or visit www.exmark.com/safety.aspx.

DJG car seats

Company: Dorel Juvenile Group.

Quantity: 1,737.

Why? They were sold without the required base.

What models? Style Comfy Carry, DJG/IC123FSM; and Onboard 35, DJG / IC124FSM.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-416-8111 or email [email protected]

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