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Recalls: Miracle-Gro pesticides, Blue Cat flavor drink, Pottery Barn wooden hammock stand

Miracle-Gro pesticides

Company: Scotts Miracle-Gro Co..

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? They have false or misleading labels, contain unapproved ingredients or use unregistered pesticide products.

What models? Please see http://www.epa.gov/reg5rcra/ptb/news/#Twelve for a complete list of the products affected. The EPA has issued a stop-sale order on these products.

Where sold? Various retail stores.

What to do? Call Scotts toll-free at 1-888-295-0671.

Blue Cat flavor drink (Lanmao)

Company: Tristar Food.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may be contaminated with melamine.

What models? All of the 100 ml plastic bottle packages of Blue Cat Flavor Drink (Lanmao). All packaging has a logo of blue cat on the back of the bottle and the word "blue cat" (in Chinese) on the front. The flavors: strawberry, sweet orange, pineapple and peach.

Where sold? Asian grocery stores.

What to do? Call Tristar at 1-201-938-2590.

McCormick Enchilada Sauce Mix

Company: McCormick & Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared milk ingredients. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? McCormick Enchilada Sauce Mix with UPC Code 52100091600, sold in 1.5-ounce pouches with an expiration date of "best by" AUG2910CH. The date is found printed in black on the back, bottom left of the pouch.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call McCormick toll-free at 1-800-632-5847.

Wooden hammock stands

Company: Pottery Barn.

Quantity: 30,000.

Why? When used outdoors, the wood in the hammock stand can deteriorate over time and break, posing a risk of falls.

What models? The stands measure about 154 ½ inches long by 53 ½ inches in height by 53 inches in width. There are two black metal brackets on the base and on the arms of the hammock stand. All Pottery Barn two pole wooden hammock stands sold from 2003 through 2008 are included in this recall.

Where sold? Pottery Barn catalog and Web site.

What to do? Call Pottery Barn toll-free at 1-888-922-9245 or visit www.potterybarn.com.

Vitodens 200 boilers

Company: Viessmann Manufacturing Co. Inc.

Quantity: 4,600.

Why? The boiler can leak gas, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The gas-fired boilers are white, wall-mounted and have "Viessmann" and "Vitodens 200" printed on the exterior in silver letters. The model and serial numbers:WB2 6-24C 7167063xxxxxxxxx or 7170317xxxxxxxxx; WB2 6-24 7167064xxxxxxxxx or 7170318xxxxxxxxx; WB2 8-32 7167065xxxxxxxxx or 7170319xxxxxxxxx; WB2 11-44 7167066xxxxxxxxx or 7188578xxxxxxxxx; WB2 15-60 7167067xxxxxxxxx or 7188577xxxxxxxxx. If the serial number's 8th digit (listed in red) is a 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, the boiler is included in the recall.

Where sold? Plumbing and heating contractors.

What to do? Call Viessmann toll-free at 1-888-414-9157, visit www.viessmann-us.com or e-mail o-ring@viessmann.com.

2008-2009 Can-Am Youth ATVs

Company: BRP U.S. Inc.

Quantity: 1,200.

Why? If the rider is ejected and the cord strap is pulled, the shutoff switch can fail to disable the engine.

What models? 2008-2009 Can-Am DS 90 X ATVs. The model name can be located on the side panels. The ATV is black with yellow and orange trim.

Where sold? Authorized Can-Am dealers.

What to do? Call BRP toll-free at 1-888-638-5397 or visit www.can-am.brp.com.

Lawn dart games

Company: John Jaques & Son Ltd.

Quantity: 35.

Why? The darts in the games pose a puncture hazard to young children. Lawn darts were banned in December 1988 to protect children from skull, face and eye puncture wounds.

What models? The game includes four projectiles, each consisting of a 14 3/4-inch bamboo shaft, four fins and a wooden tip.

Where sold? Online from Kensington Trading Co. and Hammacher Schlemmer.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-374-8881 or visit www.jaqueslondon.com.

Recalls: Miracle-Gro pesticides, Blue Cat flavor drink, Pottery Barn wooden hammock stand 10/08/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 3:09pm]
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