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Recalls: outdoor wall mount lanterns, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Cooper tires, more

Outdoor wall mount lanterns

Company: Bel Air Lighting

Quantity: 99,700

Why? An electrical short circuit can occur in the lanterns' internal wiring, posing a risk of fire, burn and electric shock.

What models? Outdoor wall-mount lanterns made of cast aluminum in a rust color with beveled glass. A question mark shaped piece of metal connects the lantern body to the wall-mount plate. The lanterns have the Portfolio brand name with item number 253366 and at lighting showrooms with item number 44181. Part number E194303 is printed on the base plate and on a label affixed to one of the light sockets.

Where sold? Lowe's and in lighting showrooms and at lowes.com from June 2006-May 2012.

What to do? Call Bel Air Lighting toll-free at 1-888-770-7018 or visit www.regcen.com/belairlighting.

Ceiling mounted light fixtures

Company: Thomas Lighting

Quantity: 83,750

Why? The fixture's socket wire insulation can degrade, leading to charged wires becoming exposed, causing electricity to pass to the metal canopy of the fixture. This poses a fire and electric shock hazard to consumers.

What models? There are 28 models of ceiling flush-mounted light fixtures with a diameter ranging from 7.5 to 13 inches. All fixtures have a round base or canopy affixed to the ceiling and a dome- or cylindrical-shaped cover. They have a variety of finishes and contain one, two or three lightbulbs. Canopies are in a range of colors. Most models have a nib in the center of the dome cover in the same color as the canopy.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-764-0756 or visit www.thomaslighting.com.

Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Company: Unilever

Quantity: Undisclosed

Why? Containers are missing the allergen advisory statement, "Allergy Information: Fudge covered wafer pieces have been manufactured on shared equipment that processes peanuts and tree nuts." People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

What models? Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl (Chocolate Nougat Crunch) with a UPC of 7684020899 and these date codes: JUL1113BJ1, JUL1213BJ1, AUG0113BJ1, AUG0213BJ1, AUG2313BJ1, AUG2413BJ1, AUG2513BJ1, SEP2013BJ1, SEP2113BJ1, OCT2313BJ1.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-270-7397.

Contours Options strollers

Company: Kolcraft Enterprises

Quantity: 36,000

Why? A finger can become caught in the opening formed when locking and unlocking the hinge mechanism used to adjust the handlebars, presenting amputation and laceration hazards.

What models? Kolcraft Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers with model numbers ZL002, ZL005, ZL008, ZL015 and ZL018.

Where sold? Juvenile product specialty stores and Amazon.com, Target.com and ToysRUs.com from January 2006-June 2012.

What to do? Call Kolcraft toll-free at 1-800-453-7673 or visit www.kolcraft.com.

Cooper tires

Company: Cooper Tire & Rubber

Quantity: 10,236.

Why? Contaminated rubber used in the tread compound could result in tread separation.

What models? Cooper Discoverer H/T LT235/85R16, P265/70R17 and LSX / 265/70R17; Cooper Mastercraft Courses HTR / LT235/85R16; Del-Nat Delta A/S Sierradial 265/70R17; Del-Nat National A/S Commando 265/70R17; Pep Boys Definity Dakota H/T/P265/70R17; and the TBC Sigma Stampede Radail SUV P265/70R17.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Recalls: outdoor wall mount lanterns, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Cooper tires, more 06/22/12 [Last modified: Friday, June 22, 2012 5:30am]

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