Sunday, February 18, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: LED night light, Food service cups and mugs, Nissan Quest, more Recalls:

LED night-light

Company: American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc.

Quantity: 227,000.

Why? An electrical short circuit in the night-light can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? Amerelle, 71190 model number on packaging; Amertac, 327895 model number on packaging; and Everyday Basics, 076092 model number on packaging. Each has model number 71190 or 71190A on the night-light.

Where sold? Hardware stores, home centers and lighting showrooms from March 2009-October 2010.

What to do? Call AmerTac toll-free at 1-800-420-7511 or visit www.recall-center.com or www.amertac.com.

Food service beverage cups, mugs

Company: Carlisle FoodService Products.

Quantity: 111,000.

Why? The cups and mugs can break when exposed to hot liquids.

What models? There are nine models of Carlisle cups and mugs sold in a variety of sizes from 7 to 16 ounces with the name "Carlisle OKC, OK" imprinted on the bottom. For the full list, see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12120.html.

Where sold? Through distributor outlets and online, including food service companies, broadliners and equipment supply distributors from January 2011-January 2012.

What to do? Call Carlisle FoodService Products toll-free at 1-800-217-8859 or visit www.carlislefsp.com/productsafety.

Nissan Quest

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 23,531.

Why? A software error could lead to stalling while idling with a quarter-tank or less of gasoline.

What models? 2011-2012 Nissan Quest.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

Volvo vehicles

Company: Volvo Cars of NA LLC.

Quantity: 17,000.

Why? A wire harness could break when the seat is moved forward or back, preventing the front airbags from deploying properly.

What models? 2012 Volvo S60, S80, XC60 and XC70.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Volvo toll-free at 1-800-458-1552.

Children's pajamas and sleepwear

Company: Papa Bear Loungeabouts LLC.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The garments fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear.

What models? All styles of pajama sets, separate pajama pants and nightgowns sold in boys and girls sizes 0-6X and 7-14. A garment label with the name "Papa Bear Loungeabouts" and a picture of a bear is sewn into the center back neckline on the outside of the garments.

Where sold? Children's clothing and specialty retailers and online from January 2004-December 2011.

What to do? There were six companies that primarily sold these. Get contact information at www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12122.html.

Grass trimmers

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 14,000.

Why? The shaft can crack and cause the lower gear case and cutting attachment to detach, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? The model number HHT35SUKAT trimmer is gas-powered and has a red engine housing with the word "Honda" on the top front and a bicycle handlebar-style grip. A label on the shaft includes the words "Honda" and "HHT35S." Recalled trimmers are in the serial number range HAHA-1000001 to HAHA-1017345.

Where sold? Honda Power Equipment dealers and online from May 2006-2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-888-3139 or visit http://powerequipment.honda.com.

Bicycle brake cables

Company: W.L. Gore & Associates Inc.

Quantity: 9,700.

Why? When the brake cables are installed on Campagnolo style brake levers, they can detach and cause the brakes to fail.

What models? Ride On Low Friction System brake cables and GORE Ride On Professional System brake cables.

Where sold? Bicycle specialty shops, sporting goods retailers, Amazon.com and other online retailers from January 2008-January 2012.

What to do? Call Gore toll-free at 1-888-914-4673 or visit www.rideoncables.com.

Standard, economy hammock stands

Company: Twin Oaks.

Quantity: 2,300.

Why? The foot brackets used to support the hammock can crack, causing the stand to collapse.

What models? Hammock stands made from steel pipe and sold in green and black under the Twin Oaks brand. TModel number 14015 (green) or 14016 (black) is printed on the instruction materials included with the stand.

Where sold? Twin Oaks catalog and website, craft fairs and independent retail stores from December 2007-June 2011.

What to do? Call Twin Oaks toll-free at 1-800-688-8946 or visit www.twinoakshammocks.com.

Folding pocket utility knife

Company: Greenlee Textron Inc.

Quantity: 1,800.

Why? The blade locking mechanism can fail, allowing the blade to fold inward toward the handle,.

What models? Greenlee Hawk Bill folding pocket utility knives with model numbers 0652-27 and UT652-27.

Where sold? By distributors of professional tools and products from September-November 2011.

What to do? Call Greenlee toll-free at 1-800-435-0786 or visit www.greenlee.com.

Infiniti Q45 SUVs

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 1,349.

Why? An electrical problem could prevent the side airbags from deploying.

What models? 2003-2005 Infiniti Q45 SUVs.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

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