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Recalls: gas grills, pacifiers, hammocks, more

Perfect Flame SLG series gas grills

Company: LG Sourcing Inc.

Quantity: 663,000.

Why? The burners can deteriorate, causing irregular flames, and the lids of some models can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? The SLG series "Perfect Flame" brand outdoor propane or natural gas grills are stainless steel and painted black or gray metal. The model numbers: SLG2006B, SLG2006BN, SLG2006C, SLG2006CN, SLG2007A, SLG2007B, SLG2007BN, SLG2007D, SLG2007DN and SLG2008A.

Where sold? Lowe's stores.

What to do? Call LG Sourcing toll-free 1-888-840-9590 or visit www.lowes.com.

Bobby Chupete pacifiers

Company: Grand World Inc.

Quantity: 641,000.

Why? The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The pacifier mouth guard is too small, posing a choking hazard to infants and toddlers.

What models? "Bobby Chupete" pacifiers, which have a ring-shaped handle and heart-shaped mouth guard with two ventilation holes. The nipple is made of latex. "Bobby Chupete" and a picture of an infant are printed on the pacifier's packaging. The pacifier was sold in aqua, red, white and yellow.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Grand World collect at 1-718-326-7786 or visit www.grandworldinc.com.

Yayita baby hammocks

Company: Three Sisters Toys Inc.

Quantity: 20.

Why? The hammock can flip over, posing a serious fall hazard and strangulation hazard to infants who become entrapped in the seat's restraint straps while upside down.

What models? The recalled baby hammock is a cream-colored canvas and hangs from a wooden pole. The hammock measures about 29 x 43 inches. It has three restraint straps with red buckles and is attached to a cushioned pad for the infant. A mounting fixture, also called a fixing set, is sold with the hammock. "La Siesta" is printed on a tag located below the restraint straps. Model number YABN-1 is printed on a white tag sewn into the hammock's side seam.

Where sold? www.threesisterstoys.com.

What to do? Call Three Sisters Toys toll-free at 1-888-537-9293 or visit www.threesisterstoys.com.

Gourmet snacks packs

Company: Snacks on Racks Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain undeclared milk, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, egg, sulfites or wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to any of theserun the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? For a full list, please see http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm191010.htm.

Where sold? Various food service sites.

What to do? Call the company at 1-816-505-9131.

Blue Bonnet Spread

Company: ConAgra Foods.

Quantity: 1,120 cases.

Why? The products were mispackaged - the lid is for regular Blue Bonnet Spread and the tub portion describes the product as Blue Bonnet Light Spread. The product inside the tub is regular Blue Bonnet Spread. As a result, the product tubs do not declare the allergen whey (milk), as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? The 15-ounce tubs of Blue Bonnet Spread with the product UPC on the tub reading 27000-00930. The product lid will not have the blue ribbon graphic bearing the word "Light" that is found on the tub portion of the package. The rim of the lid will feature the batch code "2247923200" and a sell by date of March 18, 2010.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call ConAgra toll-free at 1-866-518-4177 or visit www.bluebonnet.com.

IDS Sports dietary supplements

Company: IDS Sports.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The recalled products contain the following undeclared substances, which FDA considers to be steroids: Madol, Turinabol, Superdrol, and/or Androstenedione. Using the products could lead to liver injury or other serious long-term adverse health consequences.

What models? Bromodrol, Dual Action Grow Tabs, Grow Tabs, Mass Tabs and Ripped Tabs TR. The products were distributed in either black boxes containing blister packs of 60 capsules or white bottles with black labels containing 30 or 60 capsules.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call toll-free 1-888-795-0444.

Pai You Guo

Company: GMP Herbal Products Inc.

Quantity: All.

Why? The product contains undeclared sibutramine, an FDA-approved drug used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss; and phenolphthalein, a solution used in chemical experiments and a suspected cancer-causing agent that is not approved for marketing in the United States. The FDA advises that these products pose a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

What models? Pai You Guo is sold either in a box of 30 capsules or a bag of 10 g powder.

Where sold? Online.

What to do? Call GMP toll-free at 1-866-995-8585.

Homelite backpack blowers

Company: Homelite Consumer Products Inc.

Quantity: 85,000.

Why? The fuel tank can leak gasoline, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The Homelite Mighty Lite backpack blowers are red and black. The following models (manufacturing date codes range): UT08580 (ATK1820001 through ATK3659999); UT08580A (ATL1530001 through ATL3669999 and ATM0010001 through ATM1749999). The model number and manufacturing date code are printed on the blower's data label, which is located on the red plastic housing above the choke knob and adjacent to the fuel tank.

Where sold? Home Depot and refurbished products retailers.

What to do? Call Homelite toll-free at 1-800-242-4672 or visit www.homelite.com.

Automated external defibrillators

Company: Cardiac Science Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Certain AEDs may experience a rare product issue in which the AED may not be able to deliver therapy during a resuscitation attempt. Device failure may affect resuscitation of the patient, which could lead to serious adverse events or death.

What models? Powerheart 9300A, 9300C, 9300D, 9300E, 9300P, 9390A, 9390E and CardioVive 92531, 92532 and 92533 devices.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-425-402-2000, option 1, or e-mail AED175@cardiacscience.com.

Hang-on fixed position treestands

Company: Gander Mountain Co.

Quantity: 13,000.

Why? The clasp may open unexpectedly if the strap is fastened incorrectly, causing the treestand and user to fall to the ground.

What models? 2008 model GMT101 and 2008 model GMT103 hang-on fixed position treestands. The recalled treestands have wire mesh on the base of the platform to the top of the footrest and a Gander Mountain logo on the front of the seat. In addition, the seat has a camouflage pattern that is branded "AP" and "REALTREE." Model GMT101 has "Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest" printed in large bold print on the exterior of the box and the GMT103 has "Large Steel Hang-On With Foot Rest" printed on the exterior of the box.

Where sold? Gander Mountain stores.

What to do? Call Gander toll-free at 1-888-542-6337 or visit www.gandermountain.com.

Bicycles with EA30 stems

Company: Easton Sports.

Quantity: 6,400.

Why? The bicycle stem can crack and cause the rider to lose control.

What models? Bicycles with EA30 stems. The EA30 stems are black with white-and-gray graphics and feature a four-bolt stem face cap. "EA30" is printed on the stem. EA30 stems sold as aftermarket items are included in this recall.

Where sold? Independent bicycle dealers.

What to do? Call Eason toll-free at 1-866-892-6059 or visit www.eastonbike.com.

Recalls: gas grills, pacifiers, hammocks, more 11/18/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 4:19pm]

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