Saturday, February 17, 2018
Consumer

Recalls: Office Depot Biella leather desk chairs, Ford Focus, more

Office Depot Biella leather desk chairs

Company: Swinton Avenue Trading.

Quantity: 307,000.

Why? The weld connecting the seat plate to the gas lift can fail, causing the chair to separate from the base. This poses a fall hazard.

What models? Office Depot leather desk chairs were sold in black and have SKU number 130548. REG. No. PA-25498 (CN) and Made in China are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat.

Where sold? Office Depot retail stores and at www.OfficeDepot.com from January 2002-December 2008.

What to do? Call Office Depot toll-free at 1-866-403-3763 or visit www.officedepot.com.

Ford Focus

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 140,310.

Why? A missing seal in the wiring harness connector to the passenger windshield wiper may prevent the wiper from working properly.

What models? 2012 Ford Focus.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Topeak Babyseat II bicycle carrier seats

Company: Todson Inc.

Quantity: 40,000.

Why? A child can place his or her fingers in the opening at the grab bar's hinge mechanism. When the consumer lifts the grab bar to remove the child from the seat, the child's fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, posing a laceration and fingertip amputation hazard.

What models? Topeak Babyseat II bicycle carrier seats with model numbers TCS2100, TCS2101 and TCS2102.

Where sold? J&B Imports, REI, Action and Hawley, independent bicycle dealers, distributors and other retail stores and at REI.com from January 2009-April 2012.

What to do? Call Todson toll-free at 1-800-250-3068 or visit www.todson.com.

Odwalla chocolate protein beverage

Company: Odwalla Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain peanuts and/or tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and/or tree nuts may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Odwalla chocolate protein monster, 12-ounce bottle, UPC 14054 13509; 32-ounce bottle, UPC 14054 13504; and variety pack, 12-ounce bottles, UPC 0 14054 26659 6.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Odwalla toll-free at 1-800-639-2552.

Crispy brand cookies and rusk

Company: TWI Foods Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain almonds and/or milk, which are not clearly declared on the label. Consumers with allergies to milk and/or almonds are at risk for severe reactions.

What models? Crispy pistachio cookies, UPC 6 27265 00601 3 and 6 27265 00161 2, size 200 and 400 g; Crispy almond cookies, UPC 6 27265 00120 9 and 6 27265 00520 7, 200 and 400 g; Crispy coconut cookies, UPC 6 27265 00121 6 and 6 27265 00521 4, 200 and 400 g; and Crispy almond cake rusk, UPC 6 27265 00217 6, 750 g.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the Canadian Food Inspection Agency toll-free at 1-800-442-2342.

Kypoyka bisquit

Company: Threeline Imports Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain undeclared eggs. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

What models? Kypoyka Bisquit in a 21.16-ounce cardboard box, container code 072611 042612.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-718-439-1700.

Dog food

Company: Diamond Pet Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may be contaminated with salmonella.

What models? Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Diamond Pet Foods toll-free at 1-800-442-0402 or visit www.diamondpet.com.

Cocktail peanuts

Company: Kraft Food Groups Inc.

Quantity: 3,000 cases.

Why? The product may have been exposed to water that was not intended for use in food during the production process.

What models? Planters cocktail peanuts sold in 12-ounce containers with the code date 09-Jan-14, UPC 2900007212.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Kraft Foods toll-free at 1-800-396-2133.

Knotts Berry products

Company: Biscomerica Corp.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? The products come in a 16-ounce carton with 8 individual packages at 2 ounces each. They are boysenberry cookies, blueberry cookies, raspberry cookies and strawberry cookies with an expiration date between the range of April and December 2012.

Where sold? Various stores and through mail orders.

What to do? Call the company at 1-909-877-5997.

Vegetable Biryani

Company: Rajbhog Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains undeclared cashews. People who have allergies to tree nuts (cashews) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Vegetable Biryani comes in a 10-ounce frozen food carton and is marked with an inner box liner U9299.

Where sold? Various sores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-718-358-5105.

Achilles, Radar tires

Company: P.T. Multistrada Arah Sarana TBK.

Quantity: 36,592.

Why? A design problem could lead to tread separation.

What models? Achilles Desert Hawk A/P LT215/85R16 115/112L 10PR, LT225/75R16 115/112L 10PR and LT235/85R16 120/116L 10PR; and the Radar Radial RLT-9 LT235/85R16 120/116Q 10PR.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-944-8414.

Grass and hedge trimmers

Company: Husqvarna Professional Products Inc.

Quantity: 19,500.

Why? Fuel can leak from the rubber spacer holding the fuel lines in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Husqvarna grass trimmer model 122C with serial numbers that range from 2011 17 00001 to 2011 52 99999, and Husqvarna hedge trimmers, model numbers 122HD60 and 122HD45 with serial numbers that range from 2011 17 00001 to 2011 52 99999.

Where sold? Lowes, Sears and Husqvarna dealers and distributors from May 2011-January 2012.

What to do? Call Husqvarna toll-free at 1-877-257-6921, visit www.husqvarna.com or email [email protected]

West Elm folding chairs

Company: West Elm.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The chairs can collapse during normal use.

What models? West Elm solid wood and fully assembled folding chairs sold in white, red or chocolate. An unfolded chair measures 17 inches wide by 19 inches deep by 31 inches high. A sticker on the underside of the seat reads West Elm.

Where sold? West Elm stores, the West Elm catalog and website from September 2011-January 2012.

What to do? Call West Elm toll-free at 1-855-262-9744 or visit www.westelm.com.

Public bikes

Company: Public Bikes Inc.

Quantity: 4,100.

Why? The pedals can crack and break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Eighteen models of women's and men's Public Bikes. The bicycles have a metal badge at the top of the down tube with a number stamped on it. Recalled badge numbers are 1-5843, 5845, 12560, 20743 and 20757.

Where sold? Public Bikes dealers and at publicbikes.com from April 2010-January 2012.

What to do? Call Public Bikes toll-free at 1-855-840-1400 or visit www.publicbikes.com.

Chaparral tires

Company: Del-Nat Tire Corp.

Quantity: 2,663.

Why? The tire sidewall may blister, leading to tread chunking and possible air loss.

What models? Chaparral radial XT/P235/75R15.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Del-Nat at 1-901-775-8125.

Viking dishwashers

Company: Viking Range Corp.

Quantity: 2,000.

Why? An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Viking 24-inch professional, designer and custom panel dishwashers manufactured between May and September 2010 and with model numbers starting with DDB325, DFB450, VDB325 and VDB450.

Where sold? Appliance and specialty retail stores from June 2010-March 2012.

What to do? Call Viking toll-free at 1-800-241-7239 or visit www.vikingrange.com.

Jeep Patriot, Compass

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 1,689.

Why? The fuel tank rollover valve may be damaged, increasing the risk of a fuel leak and subsequent fire.

What models? 2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Cooper tires

Company: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Quantity: 1,084.

Why? Incorrect tire labeling could lead to overinflation or underinflation, and possibly tire failure.

What models? Cooper Discoverer H/T/ LT245/75R16.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Cooper toll-free at 1-800-854-6288.

Any Wine Will Do ceramic wine goblet

Company: Enesco LLC.

Quantity: 300.

Why? The wine goblets may exceed the FDA's guidance levels for leachable lead and cadmium.

What models? Any Wine Will Do ceramic wine goblets, SKU # 4026171.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Enesco toll-free at 1-800-436-3726, extension 5720, or email [email protected]

Chrysler, Dodge vans

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 289.

Why? The right rear hub and bearing assemblies may not have been fully machined and could result in wheel separation.

What models? 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, Dodge Grand Caravan.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Volkswagen Passat

Company: Volkswagen of America Inc.

Quantity: 153.

Why? The diesel fuel filter element may not seal properly, which could lead to leaking fuel and potentially a fire.

What models? 2012 Volkswagen Passat.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Volkswagen toll-free at 1-800-822-8987.

Utility and transport vehicles

Company: Club Car LLC.

Quantity: 100.

Why? The brake pedal mounting blocks can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability.

What models? 2012 gas and electric powered utility and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. For the full list, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12729.html.

Where sold? Authorized Club Car dealers in April and May 2011.

What to do? Call Club Car toll-free at 1-800-227-0739, ext. 3831, or visit www.clubcar.com.

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