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Recalls: Market Pantry Chocolate Chip Chewy granola bar, Dodge Ram pickups, more

Peanut butter products

Company: Various.

Why? The Food and Drug Administration is urging consumers to continue watching recalls lists for products with peanut butter. Some products have been linked to salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

What to do? Visit www.fda.gov for updated recalls of specific products and www.cdc.gov/ salmonella/typhimurium/#advice for information and advice.

Certain pistachios

Company: Various companies.

Quantity: All.

Why? The products may be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems

What models? Because the pistachios were used as ingredients in a variety of foods, it is likely this recall will impact many products.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Visit www.fda.gov for updated recalls of specific products.

Hydroxycut-branded products

Company: Iovate Health Sciences USA Inc.

Quantity: All.

Why? The products could cause liver-related problems.

What models? For a full list, please see www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/iovate05_09.html, and www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/iovate205_09.html.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-468-2835.

Caraco Digoxin 0.25 mg tablets

Company: A-S Medication Solutions LLC.

Quantity: All.

Why? The tablets are being recalled because they may differ in size and therefore could have more or less of the active ingredient, digoxin.

What models? Caraco Digoxin, A-S Medication Solutions, Digoxin 0.25 mg is a scored round biconvex white tablet imprinted with 441. NDC numbers: Digoxin Tablets, USP, 0.25 mg 54569-5758-0 (30-count).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call A-S at 1-847-680-3515.

Market Pantry Chocolate Chip Chewy granola bar

Company: Leclerc Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product was mispackaged and may also contain peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? Market Pantry Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bar packages with UPC Code 85239 20124 and a Best By date of 18JAN2010.

Where sold? Target.

What to do? Call Target toll-free at 1-800-316-6151.

Dodge Ram pickup trucks

Company: Chrysler LLC.

Quantity: 37,407.

Why? A software problem could result in window defogging to not work.

What models? 2009 Dodge Ram light duty pickup trucks with manual temperature controls.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-992-1997.

Certain water-based face paints

Company: Oriental Trading Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? There have been reports of rashes, itchiness, burning sensation, and swelling where the face paints were applied.

What models? Item number, product, UPC: 85/2077, Blue Face Paint, 8 8760048110 7; 85/2078, Purple Face Paint, 8 8760048112 1; 85/2079, Red Face Paint, 8 8760048114 5; 85/2080, Orange Face Paint, 8 8760048116 9; 85/2081, Black Face Paint, 8 8760048118 3; 85/2082, Green Face Paint, 8 8760048120 6.

Where sold? Various events.

What to do? Call the FDA toll-free at 1-800-332-1088.

Various GM vehicles

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 27,188.

Why? Water could seep into the fuel system control modules, causing various problems.

What models? 2009 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade hybrid, Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT; Chevrolet Avalanche, Suburban, Tahoe, Tahoe hybrid and Colorado; and GMC Yukon, Yukon hybrid, Yukon XL and Canyon.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call toll-free: Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 and GMC at 1-866-996-9463.

Chevrolet Camaro

Company: General Motors Corp.

Quantity: 1,243.

Why? The positive battery cable could short out, causing various problems.

What models? 2010 Chevrolet Camaro with V-8 engines.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chevrolet toll-free at 1-800-630-2438.

Wagner Paint sprayers

Company: Wagner Spray Tech Corp.

Quantity: 35,000.

Why? The on-off switch can be dislodged from the casing, resulting in exposure of electrical connections. This can pose an electrical shock hazard to the consumer.

What models? Wagner Control Spray Plus Model 0414248 with these date codes: Y182R-Y365R, Z001R-Z366R and A001R-A021R.

Where sold? Major chain home centers and hardware stores.

What to do? Call Wagner toll-free at 1-888-925-6244 or visit www.wagnerspraytech.com.

2008 Dahon and REI Novara folding bicycles

Company: Dahon California Inc. and Recreational Equipment Inc.

Quantity: 11,500.

Why? The hinge on the handlepost can crack, posing a fall hazard.

What models? 2008 Dahon Ciao P8, Curve D3, Curve SL, Glide P8, Jetstream P8, Mu P8, Mu P24, MU SL, Mu XL Sport, Vitesse D7 HG, Speed D7, Speed P8, Speed TR, Speed Pro TT and Mariner D7; and REI Novara Buzz FlyBy and FlyBy Shuttle.

Where sold? Dahon dealers and REI stores.

What to do? Call Dahon toll-free at 1-800-442-3511 or visit www.dahon.com.

DayNa Decker Botanika 16-ounce candles

Company: Southern California Candle Co. Inc.

Quantity: 7,000.

Why? The glass can break during use, posing a fire hazard.

What models? DayNa Decker Botanika brand in 16-ounce green glass vessels, 4 inches wide by 5 inches high. The words DayNa Decker and Bacara, Bardou, Clementine, Indigo, Leila, Manzanita, Sierra, Violetta, Yasmin or Zelia appear on the bottom of the glass vessel.

Where sold? Resorts, spas, gift shops and specialty stores.

What to do? Call Lumetique toll-free at 1-888-872-0228 or visit www.daynadecker.com.

Abalone and Venetian Carnevale necklace craft kits

Company: Action Products International Inc.

Quantity: 2,900.

Why? The lobster clasps in both craft kits contain high levels of lead. The Abalone Necklace's pendant also contains high levels of lead.

What models? The children's jewelry craft kits Abalone Necklace (item #67117) and Venetian Carnevale Necklace (item #67118). Both kits contain components to assemble necklaces including charms, beads, wire and clasps. The kit's name, model number and Curiosity Kits are printed on the product's packaging.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Action Products International toll-free at 1-800-772-2846 or visit www.APII.com.

Children's hooded jackets

Company: Jason Evans Associates LLC.

Quantity: 1,300.

Why? The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? The recalled children's jacket has a drawstring through the hood. They were sold in boy sizes 4, 5, 6 and 7 in colors black/gray. The RN number 30842 printed in the center back neck and style number 1708 is printed on the hangtag on the center back neck.

Where sold? Burlington Coat Factory.

What to do? Call Jason Evans Associates toll-free at 1-888-683-0063.

Torcofix/Torcoflex, Mountz torque wrenches

Company: Mountz Inc.

Quantity: 670.

Why? The internal spring mechanism on the wrench can fail or break, allowing bolts or screws to break or become unscrewed, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystander.

What models? For a full list, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09212.html.

Where sold? Mountz Inc. through wholesale catalog sales and wholesale through industrial distributors, private label (Erico) and direct.

What to do? Call KLANN Tools toll-free at 1-866-367-5526, e-mail klanntools@knology.net or visit www.klanngedore.com.

Off-road motorcycles

Company: KTM North America Inc.

Quantity: 550.

Why? The front fork inner tube on the off-road motorcycles can crack and separate from the fork axle, posing a risk of injury or death to the operator.

What models? 2009 KTM off-road orange and black motorcycles models 125SX, 150SX, 250XC-W and 300XC-W.

Where sold? KTM dealers.

What to do? Call KTM toll-free at 1-888-985-6090 or visit www.ktmnorthamerica.com.

Recalls: Market Pantry Chocolate Chip Chewy granola bar, Dodge Ram pickups, more 05/13/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:13am]

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