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Recalls: General Electric toasters, Mr. Brown instant coffee and milk tea

General Electric toasters

Company: General Electric.

Quantity: 210,000.

Why? They can short-circuit and pose a fire or shock hazard.

What models? The toasters have a chrome steel body, a black plastic base and controls with either two or four openings in the top. The GE logo is located on the front of the toasters just above the controls. Model numbers 169115 and 169116 are included in this recall. The model number is printed on the bottom of the toasters.

Where sold? Wal-Mart.

What to do? Call Wal-Mart toll-free at 1-800-925-6278 or visit www.walmartstores.com.

Mr. Brown instant coffee and milk tea

Company: King Car Food Industrial Co. Ltd.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products could be contaminated with melamine, which can lead to serious illnesses.

What models? Mr. Brown Mandheling Blend Instant Coffee (3-in-1); Mr. Brown Arabica Instant Coffee (3-in-1); Mr. Brown Blue Mountain Blend Instant Coffee (3-in-1); Mr. Brown Caramel Macchiato Instant Coffee (3-in-1); Mr. Brown French Vanilla Instant Coffee (3-in-1); Mr. Brown Mandhling Blend instant Coffee (2-in-1); Mr. Brown Milk Tea (3-in-1).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the FDA toll-free at 1-888-463-6332.

Imperial-European style smoked salmon

Company: NY Fish Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Imperial-European style smoked salmon, I (heart symbol) NY Fish brand, with lot numbers 513 1340, 514 1340, 515 1340, and 516 1340.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-718-342-4100.

Yulanpian brand dried slices of tender bamboo shoots

Company: Lion Pavilion Ltd.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared sulfites, which could cause a severe or life-threatening reaction in people who have sulfite allergies.

What models? The product was sold in 230-gram clear plastic packages with the code 2008.1.3.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-718-384-6951.

HDH Grillin' Sauce

Company: CaJohns Fiery Foods Co.

Quantity: 103 bottles.

Why? The products contain but do not specifically declare anchovies, soybeans and wheat, serious allergens to specific individuals.

What models? The 16-ounce glass bottles with lot numbers 249242, 249298, 249304, 249154, 249181 and 249197. These are found on a label on the bottle bottom.

Where sold? Various stores, Web sites.

What to do? Call CaJohns toll-free at 1-888-703-3473.

Ying Feng Foodstuffs brand pumpkin seeds

Company: Fine Land Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared sulfites, which can cause serious or life-threatening allergic reactions to some.

What models? Ying Feng Foodstuffs Brand Pumpkin Seeds is sold in a 10-ounce, clear plastic package with the following code: EXP 03 25 2010.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Fine Land at 1-718-714-1850.

Mercedes Benz M-Class vehicles

Company: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC.

Quantity: 102,954.

Why? A power steering fluid cooling hose may not be clamped securely, which could damage the power steering pump and cause a driver to lose control.

What models? 1998-2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mercedes-Benz toll-free at 1-800-367-6372.

Razor PowerWing three-wheeled scooters

Company: Razor USA LLC.

Quantity: 103,000.

Why? The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Black or silver three-wheeled scooter with one of these serial numbers: Y0708, Y0709, Y0710, Y0711, Y0712, Y0801, Y0802, Y0803, Y0804, Y0805, Y0806, Y0807 or Y0808. The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel.

Where sold? Authorized dealers.

What to do? Call contact Razor toll-free at 1-800-314-9870 or visit www.razor.com/recall.

TV stands

Company: Studio RTA.

Quantity: 48,600.

Why? The stability of the stands does not meet industry standards to prevent TV tipover.

What models? Four models: "E Series" Model 060331 with two glass shelves, a lower shelf made of metal and black leg and frame components; the "Fierro" Model 402875 with three glass shelves with black leg and frame components; the "Madison DLP" Model 060176 with three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs and a black fiberboard back panel; and the "Madison 3000" Model 060090 with three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs, and a metal mesh back panel.

Where sold? Best Buy, other retailers.

What to do? Call Studio RTA toll-free at 1-888-309-0299 or visit www.studiorta.com.

Razor Dirt Quad electric powered ride-on vehicles

Company: Razor USA LLC.

Quantity: 30,000.

Why? The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander.

What models? Razor Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or 103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging.

Where sold? Authorized dealers.

What to do? Call contact Razor toll-free at 1-800-813-3155 or visit www.razor.com/recall.

Igloo marine elite coolers

Company: Igloo Products Corp.

Quantity: 7,200.

Why? Sharp edges on the stainless steel latch attached to the cooler can pose a laceration hazard.

What models? Marine Elite coolers sold in white with stainless steel latches. The coolers were sold in four sizes: 72-quart, 94-quart, 128-quart and 162-quart.

Where sold? West Marine stores.

What to do? Call Igloo toll-free at 1-888-257-0934 or visit www.igloocoolers.com/safetyalert.

SmartSpace papasan chairs

Company: Jo-Ann Stores Inc.

Quantity: 6,000.

Why? The chairs were sold without a warning label instructing consumers to lock the chair's legs before sitting. This poses a fall hazard.

What models? The SmartSpace papasan silver metal frame chair with a circular fabric seat that sits on a 10-inch-tall base. The fabric seat used with the papasan chairs were sold in purple, pacific, lime yellow and gray. A hangtag on the chair reads "Smartspace Papasan Chair – 1 piece."

Where sold? Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores.

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

KVIBY chests

Company: IKEA Home Furnishings.

Quantity: 5,000.

Why? The glass drawer knobs on the chest can break either during assembly or in use, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? The KVIBY Chest is white with 4 drawers and 6 glass knobs with article number 201-080-90 and a date stamp of 0817 (first two digits indicate the year; the second two digits indicate the week) or earlier. The article number and date stamp are located on a label attached to the underside of the chest.

Where sold? IKEA stores.

What to do? Call IKEA toll-free at 1-888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com.

Toy police cars

Company: TCB Imports.

Quantity: 3,000.

Why? The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead.

What models? The toy police cars with a friction function. When the toy car is pushed forward, the car builds momentum. When released, the car moves forward on its own. The cars were sold in red/white and purple/white color combinations. The cars measure 8 inches by 4 inches by 4½ inches. Item number TF820 is printed on the product's packaging.

Where sold? Dollar and discount stores.

What to do? Call TCB Imports toll-free at 1-888-674-5497 or visit www.tcbimports.com.

Cooks Essentials deep fryers

Company: QVC Inc.

Quantity: 1,600.

Why? The fryers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

What models? QVC Cook Essentials 3 Liter Stainless Steel Deep Fryers with three baskets. The fryers were sold as item number K14942. Model number F1053Q is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the fryers.

Where sold? QVC and its Web site.

What to do? Call QVC toll-free at 1-800-367-9444 or visit www.qvc.com.

Jack lift tools and kits

Company: Shivvers Manufacturing Inc.

Quantity: 450.

Why? The jack lifts can have threads stripping or the nuts breaking, resulting in the shaft slipping and the mower falling from its stand-up position. This could cause serious personal injury to the consumer or property damage.

What models? Two models: Version 1 was made with a nylon nut and Version 2 was made with a sintered bronze nut. These recalled jacks were sold separately and on Charger, JAZee and Boss riding lawn mowers.

Where sold? Country Clippers dealers.

What to do? Call Country Clipper toll-free at 1-800-344-8237 or visit www.countryclipper.com.

Toy boats

Company: Buzz's Boatyard.

Quantity: 200.

Why? The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead.

What models? The 13-inch "Titanic" and the "Hut" Pop Pop boats.

Where sold? www.buzzboats.com.

What to do? Call Buzz's toll-free at 1-877-207-1923 or visit www.buzzboats.com/poppop.htm.

Recalls: General Electric toasters, Mr. Brown instant coffee and milk tea 09/30/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:16pm]

    

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