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Recalls: FIXIT rechargeable spotlights, bamboo roll-up blinds with valance, more

FIXIT rechargeable spotlights

Company: Innovage LLC.

Quantity: 1.4 million.

Why? The spotlight's charging adapter can overcharge the battery, forcing it to rupture and leak battery acid. This poses a chemical burn hazard.

What models? The One Million Candlepower Spotlight, a rechargeable halogen light. The handheld spotlight is made of yellow plastic and has a black label that reads, "FIXIT Tools UP TO 1,000,000 CANDLE POWER" or "FIXIT Rechargeable Spotlight." The spotlight is sold with an AC power charger and a 12 volt car utility adapter.

Where sold? Walgreens, Rite Aid, Bealls, Ace Hardware and Winn-Dixie stores from October 2003-October 2009.

What to do? Call Innovage toll-free at 1-888-408-1140, visit www.spotlightrecall.org or e-mail info@spotlightrecall.org.

Bamboo Roll-up blinds with valance

Company: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

Quantity: 1,800.

Why? Strangulation can occur when the lifting loop slides off the side of the blind and a child's neck becomes entangled on the free-standing loop, or if a child places his/her neck between the lifting loop and the roll-up blind material.

What models? All bamboo roll-up blinds with valances. The blinds were sold in two sizes: 36 inches by 72 inches and 48 inches by 72 inches.

Where sold? Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores between April-December 2009.

What to do? Call Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores toll-free at 1-888-739-4120, e-mail guest.services@joann.com or visit www.joann.com.

Nissans, Suzukis with Garmin systems

Companies: Nissan North America Inc., American Suzuki Motor Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The batteries in the Garmin navigation system can overheat, potentially causing a fire.

What models? 2008-2010 Nissan Altima, Frontier, Pathfinder, Rogue, Sentra, Versa and Xterra; and 2008-2010 Suzuki Equator, Grand Vitara and SX4 equipped with Garmin models 750, 760 or 765 navigation systems.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Garmin toll-free at 1-866-957-1981, Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261 or Suzuki toll-free at 1-800-934-0934.

Cooked beef products

Company: Sampco Inc.

Quantity: 258,000 pounds.

Why? The beef was imported from a Brazilian company that is on the ineligible list to ship products to the United States.

What models? The 12-ounce cans of Libby Corned Beef bearing a production code 100315U, 100316U, 100322U or 100326U. These products were sent to distribution centers in Florida for retail sales. Each product package bears the words: BRASIL 337 S.I.F, as well as Product of Brazil or Packed under Brazilian Government Inspection.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-685-6328.

Black & Decker random orbit sanders

Company: Black & Decker Inc.

Quantity: 192,000.

Why? The black plastic disc that holds the sandpaper can fly off or break apart during use and the disc, or pieces of the disc, can hit the user or those nearby, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Black & Decker random orbit sanders with model numbers RO400, RO400G, RO410, RO410K, RO410LW and FS3000ROS and date codes between 200701 and 200929. The sanders are orange and black. "Black & Decker" is printed on the sanders. The model number is printed on a label on the sander. The date code is stamped on the underside of the sander where the dust bag is inserted.

Where sold? Home center, hardware and discount stores and by authorized Black & Decker dealers from January 2007-July 2009.

What to do? Call Black & Decker toll-free at 1-866-220-1767 or visit www.blackanddecker.com.

Step2 train play station

Company: Step2 Co.

Quantity: 56,000.

Why? The light blue plastic wheels on the train cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What models? Step2 Sand & Water Transportation Station is a standalone play station for children ages 2 and up. The toy station consists of a round blue plastic table, including train tracks, train cars in blue, red and yellow, toy sailboats and a hand rake/shovel. A red Step2 logo decal is on the side of the table.

Where sold? Target and other major retailers, specialty stores and by online retailers from December 2008-June 2010.

What to do? Call Step2 toll-free at 1-800-347-8372 or visit www.step2.com.

Prescott fixed-sided cribs

Company: Albee Baby.

Quantity: 130.

Why? These cribs are relabeled fixed-sided Simplicity cribs that contain tubular metal mattress-support frames recalled in April 2010. The mattress support frames can bend or detach, causing part of the mattress to drop, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged, entrapped or fall out of the crib.

What models? Full-sized fixed-sided cribs sold in an oak finish, as 3-in-1 or 4-in-1 convertible cribs. "Sorelle Furniture" along with the company's address, the crib's model number and a manufacturer's code are printed on a label attached to the headboard or footboard.

Where sold? Sold online by AlbeeBaby.com between July-October 2009 .

What to do? Call Albee Baby toll-free at 1-877-692-5233 or visit www.albeebaby.com.

Coleman floating spotlights

Company: The Coleman Co. Inc.

Quantity: 50,000.

Why? The lens assembly can come apart from the main housing of the spotlight with force and pose a risk of impact injuries.

What models? Coleman water-activated hand-held spotlights, model number 5338-782 (orange) UPC 76501 222733, model number 5338-792 (yellow) UPC 76501 222753 and model number 2000000153 (blue/white) UPC 76501 226683. A white label is affixed to the inside of the spotlight lens with the model number and production date information printed on the label.

Where sold? Various sporting good stores and retail outlets from January 2005-June 2010.

What to do? Call Coleman toll-free at 1-800-835-3278, visit www.coleman.com or e-mail colemanrecall@coleman.com.

Children's bracelets and balls

Company: Fun Stuff Inc.

Quantity: 36,700.

Why? The small balls on the end of the toy's arms can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What models? Click Armband Bracelet, item number FS1842; Klick Klick Ball, item number FS1734; and the BoBo Ball, item number FS1814.

Where sold? Beach resort stores from January 2009-August 2010.

What to do? Call Fun Stuff toll-free at 1-888-386-7833 or visit www.funstuffinc.net.

Spektrum receivers

Company: Horizon Hobby Inc.

Quantity: 3,500.

Why? The receiver can lose contact with the model airplane glider's radio control while within normal radio range limits. If this happens, the glider can fall from the sky and hit consumers.

What models? Spektrum AR6250 receivers designed for use with carbon fiber model gliders. Model number AR6250 can be found on the back of the packaging and on the front and back of the receiver. Spektrum is printed on the front of the receiver.

Where sold? Horizon Hobby direct sales representatives from March 2009-May 2010.

What to do? Call Horizon Hobby toll-free at 1-877-504-0233 or visit www.horizonhobby.com.

Wading staffs

Company: Simms Fishing Products.

Quantity: 3,000.

Why? The wading staff can collapse, posing a fall hazard.

What models? These staffs, offered in two sizes (52 inches and 56 inches), are sterling silver in color and are identified by Simms item numbers AWS101152 or AWS101156 (UPC numbers 94264-10102 or 94264-10103). The item number and UPC numbers can be found on the product hang tag attached to the staff at time of purchase. Affected wading staffs are visibly identifiable by a silver cable connector.

Where sold? Authorized dealers from March-June 2010.

What to do? Call Simms toll-free at 1-877-789-6555, visit www.simmsfishing.com, or e-mail recall@simmsfishing.com.

"Play With Your Veggies" toys

Company: The Land of Nod.

Quantity: 2,100.

Why? The metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.

What models? The asparagus in the Land of Nod toy vegetables sets made of felt wool. The toy set also has radish, onion, tomato, lettuce and carrot pieces; none are being recalled.

Where sold? Land of Nod catalog and www.landofnod.com from October 2007-February 2010.

What to do? Call the Land of Nod toll-free at 1-800-933-9904, visit www.landofnod.com, or e-mail recall@landofnod.com.

Recalls: FIXIT rechargeable spotlights, bamboo roll-up blinds with valance, more 09/15/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:28am]

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