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Recalls: Honda Fit, Cadillac CTS, exercise bands, more

Toyota vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor Corp.

Quantity: 2.17 million.

Why? Accelerator pedals could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver's side carpeting. That could lead to sudden, unintended acceleration.

What models? 4Runner SUVs from the 2003-2009 model years; RAV4 compact SUVs from the 2006-2010 model years; Lexus LX 570s from the 2008-2011 model years; RX 330, RX 350 and RX 400H vehicles from the 2004 through early 2007 model years; 2004-2006 Toyota Highlander SUVs and hybrid versions; and 2006 through early 2007 GS 300 and GS 350 all-wheel drive vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call toll-free: Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.

Ford F-150 pickup trucks

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: About 135,000.

Why? Airbags could deploy unexpectedly and unnecessarily.

What models? 2005 Ford F-150 trucks manufactured between November 2004-June 2005 at the Norfolk, Va., assembly plant.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-800-392-3673.

Honda Fit

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 97,201.

Why? A spring assembly on the valve timing could fail, causing the engine to stall.

What models? 2009-2010 Honda Fit.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Johnson's Chili

Company: Gold Star Sausage.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain an undeclared allergen, soy, which is not declared on the label.

What models? The 16-ounce plastic containers of Johnson's Chili and Johnson's Chili, Hot & Spicy bear the establishment number 1106 inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as a packaging date.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-303-295-6400, extension 302.

Cadillac CTS

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 44,147.

Why? A nut could loosen, causing the loss of control of a rear wheel.

What models? 2009-2010 Cadillac CTS.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Cadillac toll-free at 1-866-982-2339.

Exercise bands

Company: EB Brands.

Quantity: 29,700.

Why? The handle on the tubing can break while in use, which might lead to the tube or handle striking the user.

What models? Everlast Resistance Stretch Tubing, Everlast Pilates Stretch Tubing, Sportline Resistance Stretch Tubing and Pineapple Pilates Stretch Tubing.

Where sold? Sporting goods stores from March-December 2010.

What to do? Call EB Brands toll-free at 1-800-624-5671.

Jantoven products

Company: Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? A bottle labeled as Jantoven Warfarin Sodium, USP, 3 mg Tablets was found by a pharmacy to contain tablets at a higher, 10 mg strength. For a complete list, see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm244111.htm.

What models? Jantoven Warfarin Sodium, USP, 3 mg Tablets packaged between May 17 and Nov. 17, 2010.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-492-4791.

Garden Of Eatin' multigrain tortilla chips

Company: Prime Choice Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products have undeclared wheat and soy. Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Nine-ounce packages of Garden of Eatin' chips: multigrain sea salt tortilla chips, UPC code # 15839-00795, lot codes 07MAY11, 08MAY11, 19MAY11, 24MAY11, 02JUN11 and 22JUN11; multigrain everything tortilla chips, UPC code # 15839-00797, lot codes 08MAY11, 24MAY11, 25MAY11, 01JUN11 and 22JUN11; and multigrain blues sea salt tortilla chips, UPC code # 15839-00940, lot codes 08MAY11, 25MAY11, 26MAY11, 22JUN11 and 23JUN11.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-434-4246.

Perfect Pullup

Company: Perfect Fitness.

Quantity: 7,000.

Why? The plastic handle on the recalled product can crack, posing a fall injury hazard.

What models? Perfect Pullup, an adjustable height pull-up bar that is installed in a doorway with screw-in holders. The recalled handles have a rectangular shape, are silver colored with a red hook and display the Perfect Pullup logo in white lettering across the top.

Where sold? Sporting goods stores, on their websites and on Amazon.com from January 2008 to now.

What to do? Call the firm toll-free at 1-877-974-7733 or visit www.perfectonline.com/handleexchange.

Felt adult bicycles

Company: Felt Bicycles.

Quantity: 1,550.

Why? The bike's fork can break, causing the rider to lose control.

What models? All 2011 Felt F3, F4, F5 and F75 bicycles with carbon fiber frames and carbon fiber forks.

Where sold? At bicycle specialty stores from July-November 2010.

What to do? Call Felt toll-free at 1-866-433-5887 or visit www.feltracing.com.

Novara Fusion bicycles

Company: REI.

Quantity: 160.

Why? The alloy steerer tube could separate from the fork, causing the rider to lose control of the bike.

What models? Novara Fusion bicycles with serial numbers U95Y07321, U96Y28393, or in the sequential range of the last four digits U96Y28876 through U96Y29128.

Where sold? REI stores and at REI.com from November 2009-November 2010.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-426-4840.

Recalls: Honda Fit, Cadillac CTS, exercise bands, more 02/23/11 [Last modified: Thursday, February 24, 2011 11:42am]

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