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Recalls: Honda and Chrysler vehicles, Winn-Dixie products, more

Honda vehicles

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 1,512,107.

Why? A malfunction in the shaft could result in a short-circuit that causes the engine to stall, or in broken pieces being lodged in the gearshift, which could allow a car to roll even though it is in the park gear position.

What models? 2005-2010 Accord, 2007-2010 CR-V and 2005-2008 Element.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009.

Winn-Dixie products

Company: Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The mislabeled products may contain undeclared egg and/or wheat. Individuals with an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. Individuals sensitive to wheat protein can suffer a moderate-acute allergic reaction.

What models? Winn-Dixie Lemon Bar cake package labels identify the product as Bar Cake Lemon and are marked with a UPC code that begins with 209983. Winn-Dixie Chocolate Cherry Bar cake package labels identify the product as Bar Cake Choc Cherry and are marked with a UPC code that begins with 209831. Winn-Dixie Bakery Iced Cinnamon Rolls - 6 Pack are marked with a UPC code that begins with 209806.

Where sold? Winn-Dixie stores.

What to do? Call Winn-Dixie toll-free at 1-866-946-6349.

Chrysler vehicles

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 299,718.

Why? A leak in the air-conditioning system could lead to a short and an inadvertent airbag deployment.

What models? 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Voyager, and Dodge Grand Caravan.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Step stools with storage units

Company: Target Corp.

Quantity: 206,000.

Why? The wooden step stools can break apart or collapse under the weight of the user.

What models? The Circo step stool has a lid on the bottom step that lifts to provide storage. The Do Your Room (DYR) step stool has a lid on the top step that lifts to provide storage. The step stools measure approximately 13 inches high by 13 5/8 inches wide by 14 1/8 inchs deep. The Circo brand name or DYR brand name and UPC numbers are printed on a label found underneath the step stool. For UPC codes, please see http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11299.html

Where sold? Target and target.com from January 2007-October 2010.

What to do? Call Target toll-free at 1-800-440-0680 or visit www.target.com.

Vasopressin injection, USP

Company: American Regent Inc.

Quantity: Seventeen lots.

Why? Some vials may not maintain potency throughout their shelf-life.

What models? Vasopressin injection, USP 20 units/mL (200 units/10mL), 10 mL multiple dose vials; 11 lots of Vasopressin injection, USP 20 units/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vials; and 1 lot of Vasopressin injection, USP 10 units/0.5 mL, 0.5 mL multiple dose vials. For the full list with lot numbers, please see http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm266615.htm.

Where sold? Distributed through hospitals, infusion centers, clinics, retail pharmacies and other healthcare facilities.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-788-3232.

Doggie Wishbone pet treats

Company: Merrick Pet Care Inc.

Quantity: 248 cases.

Why? The products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

What models? Doggie Wishbone pet treat item # 29050, UPC # 2280829050, lot 11031, best by 30 January 2013.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-664-7387.

Love.Hugs.Peace lapel pins

Company: Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Quantity: 26,500.

Why? Surface paints on the lapel pin contain excessive levels of lead.

What models? The 1.5-inch lapel pin features graphics of a heart, bear head and peace sign all positioned in front of a globe. The words "Love.Hugs.Peace." appear at the bottom of the pin.

Where sold? Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and at www.buildabear.com from July 2009-October 2010.

What to do? Call Build-A-Bear Workshop toll-free at 1-866-236-5683 or visit www.buildabear.com.

NexTorch NT123A flashlight batteries

Company: NexTorch Inc.

Quantity: 16,000.

Why? Batteries can overheat and rupture, posing a fire and burn hazard.

What models? NexTorch NT123A flashlight battery, bearing the trademark superscript, rather than registered trademark superscript. Its body is silver metallic-colored and has the NexTorch logo and the voltage (3 V) on it. The battery is often packaged with NexTorch flashlights.

Where sold? Firearm dealers and law enforcement supply stores, amazon.com and www.nextorch.com from July 2007-July 2011.

What to do? Call NexTorch toll-free at 1-877-867-2415, visit www.nextorch.com or e-mail usa@nextorch.com.

LHQM LED exit signs with emergency lights

Company: Best Lighting Products.

Quantity: 450.

Why? The fixtures can malfunction and fail to illuminate in the event of a power failure. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in the event of an emergency.

What models? The recalled exit signs have emergency lights fixed at either end with "EXIT" in red or green in the center. Affected model numbers include: LHQM LED G M6, LHQM LED R M6 and LHQM LED R HO M6. Affected models have the following date codes: 1003S10, 1004S10 and 1005S10. Dates on the packaging carton include any calendar dates in March, April and May 2010.

Where sold? Authorized distributors from January-May.

What to do? Call Lithonia Lighting toll-free at 1-800-334-8694 or visit www.lithonialighting.com.

Recalls: Honda and Chrysler vehicles, Winn-Dixie products, more 08/11/11 [Last modified: Thursday, August 11, 2011 11:02pm]

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