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Recalls: GFS sugar canisters, Kidgets animal sock top slippers, more

GFS sugar canisters

Company: Diamond Crystal Brands Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The sugar canisters were mistakenly filled with non-dairy coffee creamer. Non-dairy coffee creamer contains sodium caseinate, which is a milk derivative. 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? Case label reading GFS non-dairy coffee creamer, 24/12-ounce, lot G293 B; and the canister label reading GFS sugar, lot G293 B.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Diamond toll-free at 1-800-654-5115.

Kidgets animal sock top slippers

Company: Family Dollar Services Inc.

Quantity: 160,000.

Why? The animal's eyes can detach from the slippers, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What models? Children's slippers that have brown or tan dog faces, yellow duck faces and tan lion faces with the name Kidgets and the size appearing inside the slippers on the soles. FD9619108020690611 is printed inside the slippers on the side.

Where sold? Family Dollar stores from September-October.

What to do? Call Family Dollar toll-free at 1-800-547-0359 or visit

Avaira sphere lenses

Company: CooperVision.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Some lots of the contact lenses have a residue (silicone oil) that may cause hazy vision or discomfort, severe eye pain or eye injuries requiring medical treatment.

What models? Go to and enter the package lot number found on the contact lens carton or blister label to determine if your lenses have been recalled.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call CooperVision toll-free at 1-855-526-6737.

Motion sensing wall switch

Company: HeathCo LLC.

Quantity: 75,000.

Why? When the switches are in the auto mode and the light is off, a small amount of leakage current passes through the electric circuit, including the socket. If consumers fail to disconnect the power at the circuit breaker and make contact with both terminals inside the socket while replacing the bulbs, there is a risk of an electric shock.

What models? Heath/Zenith and WirelessCommand motion sensing wall switches. For a full list including model numbers, please see

Where sold? Various stores from August 2007-August 2011.

What to do? Call HeathCo toll-free at 1-855-704-5438, e-mail or visit

Keds 'Know It All' girls shoes

Company: Collective Brands Inc.

Quantity: 45,000.

Why? Ornamental stars on the heel of the shoe may loosen, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Keds girls' rubber soled shoes are black and pink with white trim and a pink loop on the heel. The style number KY40098A is printed on the underside of the tongue.

Where sold? Various department stores and online retailers from June-October.

What to do? Call contact Collective Brands toll-free at 1-800-365-4933, e-mail or visit

Teddy bear swimwear set

Company: Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Quantity: 19,720.

Why? The inner tube accessory can be pulled over a small child's head, posing a strangulation hazard.

What models? The Fruit Tutu Bikini swimwear set for teddy bears, which includes a two-piece fruit-print bikini. The inner tube is 9 inches in diameter and pink with white and yellow flowers printed on it. The model number of the swimwear set is 017220 and is located on the price sticker on the Build-A-Bear cardboard tag.

Where sold? Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and at from April-August.

What to do? Return the set to the place of purchase, or call the company toll-free at 1-866-236-5683.

Liebherr refrigerators

Company: Liebherr-Canada Ltd.

Quantity: 8,000.

Why? The refrigerator's door can detach.

What models? Liebherr freestanding 30-inch wide, bottom freezer refrigerators with model numbers CS1601, CS1640 and CS1650.

Where sold? Appliance and specialty retailers from February 2004-July 2009.

What to do? Call Liebherr toll-free at 1-877-337-2653 or visit

Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 1,798.

Why? The second stage of the airbag will not deploy in a crash.

What models? 2012 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, GMC at 1-800-462-8782 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020.

Infiniti, Nissan vehicles

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 1,788.

Why? The power window switch controller has an incorrect setting for automatic reversing, which could lead to body parts being pinched.

What models? 2011-2012 Infiniti G37 coupe and 2011 Nissan 370Z.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Nissan at 1-800-647-7261 or Infiniti at 1-800-662-6200.

Rechargeable batteries

Company: Columbia Sportswear Co.

Quantity: 220.

Why? The batteries have a cell defect that can cause overheating, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Jackets with battery packs that provide heating systems: Omni-Heat Electric Wader Widgeon, Omni-Heat Electric Big Game and Omni-Heat Gale Warning Interchange. Two battery packs were included with the following. The black battery packs are 3.25 inches long by 2.3 inches wide by 0.7 inches deep and marked with Columbia on the top and OMNI-HEAT on the bottom of the pack. Part: 054978-001 is printed on the side label.

Where sold? Columbia online retail and outdoor and sporting goods dealers from July-September.

What to do? Call Columbia toll-free at 1-800-622-6953, e-mail or visit

Recalls: GFS sugar canisters, Kidgets animal sock top slippers, more 11/25/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 25, 2011 12:39pm]
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