Sunday, February 18, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: Honda vehicles, pain tablets, bath seats, more

Honda Pilot, Odyssey and Acura MDX

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 807,000.

Why? The mechanism that locks the key in the ignition while the vehicles are in gear can wear out. When that happens, drivers of the vans and SUVs are able to remove keys without shifting into park. Some have left the vehicles, which have rolled off unexpectedly while in gear.

What models? 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey and Pilot, and 2003-2006 Acura MDX SUVs.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009, Acura toll-free at 1-800-382-2238 or visit www.recalls.honda.com and www.recalls.acura.com.

Pain tablets

Company: Qualitest.

Quantity: 101 lots.

Why? Tablets may have a higher dosage of acetaminophen and could exceed the label claim potency requirements for the ingredients of hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen. Use could result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than three alcoholic beverages a day.

What models? Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg, with NDC numbers 0603-3888-16, 0603-3888-20, 0603-3888-02, 0603-3888-21, 0603-3888-22, 0603-3888-26, 0603-3888-04, 0603-3888-28 and 0603-3888-32.

Where sold? Various pharmacies from Feb. 20-Nov. 19, 2012.

What to do? Call Qualitest toll-free at 1-800-444-4011.

Dream On Me bath seats

Company: Dream On Me Inc.

Quantity: 50,000.

Why? The bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.

What models? Baby bath seat model numbers 251B, 251O, 251P and 251Y; Ultra 2 in 1 infant bath tub and toddler bath seat model numbers 252B and 252P; and Niagra baby bath seat model numbers 253B, 253G, 253P and 253Y.

Where sold? Small retail stores and online retailers including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from July-September 2012.

What to do? Call Dream On Me toll-free at 1-877-201-4317 or visit www.dreamonme.com.

Low lead ball valves

Company: Fu San Machinery.

Quantity: 163,000.

Why? The valves can crack and cause gas to leak, posing fire and explosion hazards.

What models? There are seven styles: Aqualine, AY McDonald, FNW, Hodes Co., Legend, Leonard Valve and Mueller. For more specific details, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13064.html.

Where sold? Various stores from April 2011-January 2012.

What to do? Call 1-855-779-9200 toll-free or visit www.fsvalve.com.tw.

Breaded chicken products

Company: Suzanna's Kitchen.

Quantity: 35,800 pounds.

Why? The products may contain pieces of plastic.

What models? Cases containing 12, 12-ounce cartons of Freebird fully cooked chicken nuggets with case code 6220, use-by date of March 15, 2014, and a Julian code of 2075; fully cooked gluten-free/soy-free chicken patties with case code 6244, use-by date of Sept. 6, 2013, and a Julian code of 1249; and 10-pound cases of fully cooked chicken nuggets with case code of 6221, use-by date of March 15, 2014, and a Julian code of 2075.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-724-0206.

BMW X5 SAV

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: 29,800.

Why? The engine belt idler pulley bolt could loosen and break over time, which could cause the loss of power-assisted steering.

What models? 2009-2012 BMW X5 SAV.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-525-7417.

Stepladder, stepstools

Company: Wing Enterprises Inc.

Quantity: 20,000.

Why? When extended, the inner side rails can separate from the outer side rails, posing a fall hazard.

What models? The Switch-it type 1A stepladder/stepstools can be extended from a 2-foot stepstool to a 6-foot stepladder. It has the following date stamps: 10622S, 10623S, 10624S, 10721S and 10722S, and part number 15124 on a label attached to the back of the outer rails.

Where sold? Home Depot and at Homedepot.com from August-October 2012.

What to do? Call Wing Enterprises Inc. toll-free at 1-855-595-3378 or visit http://littlegiantladders.com.

Ford Fusion

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 19,106.

Why? The low beam headlamp projector may not be coated properly, reducing the brightness of the lamp and possibly decreasing driver visibility.

What models? 2013 Ford Fusion.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-866-436-7332.

Sliced apples

Company: Freshway Foods.

Quantity: 6,671 pounds.

Why? The apples may have been 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? Red apple slices in 2.4-ounce package with a use-by date of 11/30/2012, and red apple slices in a 14-ounce Motts innerlock bag with a UPC code of 95829 20000 and use-by dates of 12/03/2012 and 12/6/2012.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-855-775-3259.

Ridgid nailers

Company: One World Technologies Inc.

Quantity: 12,800.

Why? The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener.

What models? Ridgid coil roofing nailer model R175RNE with serial number range of ER114600001-ER1217008424; and the clipped head framing nailer model R350CHE with serial number range of ER114600001-ER1215004424.

Where sold? Home Depot stores and at homedepot.com from January-September 2012.

What to do? Call One World Technologies toll-free at 1-800-597-9624 or visit www.ridgid.com.

Gumpaste flowers

Company: Sugar Flowers Plus Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain undeclared egg white wash as a glue for the inner petals of flowers. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg whites run the risk of life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the product.

What models? Cake Decors Pastillage (gumpaste) are packaged in a white and blue box with a center cut out to show the product and contain one of these UPC codes: 8 38437 00001 6, 8 38437 00002 3, 8 38437 00003 0, 8 38437 00004 7, 8 38437 00010 8, 8 38437 00011 5, 8 38437 00012 2 and 8 38437 00013 9.

Where sold? Hobby Lobby stores and at www.cakedecors.com.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-972-2935.

Protandim dietary supplement

Company: LifeVantage Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain small metal fragments.

What models? Protandim, the Nrf2 Synergizer, dietary supplement, lots number 12-0258, 12-0259, 12-0292, 12-0294, 12-0295, 12-0304, 12-0306, 12-0307, 12-0373 and 12-0382.

Where sold? Various stores from July-November 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-912-9051.

Sunbird Snacks yogurt raisins

Company: Mister Snacks Inc.

Quantity: 161 cases.

Why? The product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Sunbird Snacks 5-ounce yogurt raisin packages with a lot number and expiration date of EXP 0513 265.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-333-6393.

Mercedes vehicles

Company: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC.

Quantity: 5,800.

Why? Due to an irregularity stemming from the molding process of the fuel filter flange, the fuel filter flange may crack and leak fuel, which poses a fire risk.

What models? 2011-2012 Mercedes S400, S550, S550 4Matic, S63 AMG, C300, C300 4Matic, E350, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, CL550 4Matic and CL63 AMG.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Metal chairs

Company: Grandin Road.

Quantity: 2,200.

Why? The chairs' back legs can bend when a seated person leans back, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Vintage-inspired iron chairs with item number 45665 located on the sales receipt.

Where sold? Grandin Road catalog and at www.grandinroad.com from September 2011-February 2012.

What to do? Call Grandin Road toll-free at 1-888-298-4651 or visit www.grandinroad.com.

Dream On Me bed rails

Company: Dream On Me Inc.

Quantity: 900.

Why? The bed rail can separate from the mattress, allowing a child's body to become entrapped if it slips between the rail and the mattress and posing suffocation and strangulation hazards.

What models? Dream On Me bed rails have a white metal frame covered by blue or pink mesh fabric and metal arms that extend about 1 1/2 feet under the mattress. The bed rails measure 17 inches high x 41 inches long.

Where sold? Small retail stores and online retailers including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from September 2011-May 2012.

What to do? Call Dream On Me toll-free at 1-877-201-4317 or visit www.dreamonme.com.

High-powered magnet desk toy

Company: Reiss Innovations LLC.

Quantity: 500.

Why? When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death.

What models? High-powered magnet sets sold under the DynoCube.com brand name for use as a novelty item or desk toy. Each set contains 216 small, silver-colored, spherical magnets that are about 5 millimeters in diameter.

Where sold? Amazon.com and Dynocube.com from July 2011-April 2012.

What to do? Call Reiss toll-free at 1-866-212-8314 or visit www.DynoCube.com.

Leg press

Company: Cybex International Inc.

Quantity: 430.

Why? The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use.

What models? Cybex model 16110 plate-loaded leg presses with serial numbers ranging from D072216110 through G091416110.

Where sold? Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors from July 2009-September 2012.

What to do? Call Cybex toll-free at 1-888-678-3846, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.cybexintl.com.

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