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Recalls: Pourable gel fuel, LED night lights, BMW vehicles, more

Pourable gel fuel

Companies: Bird Brain Inc.; Bond Manufacturing; Sunjel Company (2 Burn Inc.); Fuel Barons Inc.; Lamplight Farms Inc.; Luminosities Inc. (Windflame); Pacific Décor Ltd.; Real Flame; and Smart Solar Inc. of Oldsmar.

Quantity: 2 million units.

Why? The pourable gel fuel can ignite unexpectedly and splatter onto people and objects nearby when it is poured into a firepot that is still burning.

What models? All pourable gel fuel bottles.

Where sold? Various stores since 2008.

What to do? Contact one of the companies, or call CPSC's Hotline toll-free at 1-800-638-2772. The Oldsmar company website is smartsolar.com/USA, and its phone number is 813-343-5775. To contact other companies, see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11315.html.

LED night lights

Company: Camsing Global LLC of Largo, Fla.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The night lights can overheat, smolder and melt, which may cause minor burns.

What models? The LED night light contains flame retardant elements, plugs into an electrical outlet, has a white or blue LED bulb, and a clear bulb cover. Model SBD01, the number E314462 and Made in China are stamped on the back of the night light's plastic white base. The night lights measure about 1 3/4 inches wide by 3 3/4 inches high.

Where sold? Distributed by several companies as a promotion from December 2010-March 2011.

What to do? Call Camsing Global toll-free at 1-877-924-4624 or visit www.camsingglobal.com.

Shoulderflex massager

Company: King International LLC.

Quantity: 12,000.

Why? The Shoulderflex massager is being recalled due to a report of a strangulation and death. Consumers, retailers and catalog sellers are being advised to immediately stop using Shoulderflex massagers and to throw them away.

What models? Shoulderflex massager.

Where sold? Various stores, catalogs and online.

What to do? Visit www.shoulderflex.com or call 1-503-524-7046.

BMW vehicles

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: 241,000.

Why? Electrical contacts may wear over time and cause one or more of the rear lights to stop working.

What models? 2002-2005 BMW 325i, 325Xi, 330i and 330Xi.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-525-7417.

Honda CR-V

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 80,111.

Why? A flaw in the design of the power window master switch could result in the electrical contacts degrading, which could lead to a fire.

What models? 2006 Honda CR-V.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009, option 4.

Quaker snack bars

Company: Quaker Oats Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains an undeclared allergen, milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars with the UPC bar code ending in 31108 and best before dates: Oct 29 11 RB, Oct 30 11 MM, Oct 30 11 RB, Nov 22 11 RB, Nov 23 11 RB, Nov 24 11 RB, Nov 27 11 RB, Dec 22 11 RB, Dec 22 11 MM, Dec 23 11 RB, Dec 23 11 MM, Dec 24 11 RB, Dec 24 11 MM stamped on the side of the package.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Quaker toll-free at 1-800-856-5781.

PreNatal Nutrients capsules

Company: Pure Encapsulations.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? PreNatal Nutrients is available as two-piece hard capsules in white HDPE plastic bottles in both 120 count (product code PRE12) as well as 60 count (PRE6) under the brand name Pure Encapsulations. The lot number and best by date are 3560111A or 3560111B best by date 01/13.

Where sold? Through health-care practitioners.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-753-2277, extension 335.

Honda CR-Z

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 5,626.

Why? Software that controls the electric hybrid motor may malfunction and allow the car to go in the direction opposite of the gear selected.

What models? 2011 Honda CR-Z.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009, option 4.

Twirlla wooden rattle

Company: Manhattan Group LLC.

Quantity: 3,300.

Why? The toy's U-shaped parts can break, posing a choking hazard.

What models? The painted wood rattle is about 6 inches long and has a yellow ball at each end, two U-shaped pieces (red and pale blue) and an orange bead in the center with a green center post connecting all pieces. The moving parts make noise when they come together.

Where sold? Baby and gift and specialty stores and at ManhattanToy.com from March-July.

What to do? Call the Manhattan Group toll-free at 1-800-541-1345 or visit www.manhattantoy.com.

BMW X5 vehicles

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: 2,120.

Why? The fuel filter heater could get stuck in the on position, which could lead to a dead battery or overheating and a possible fire.

What models? 2009 BMW X5.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-525-7417.

Recalls: Pourable gel fuel, LED night lights, BMW vehicles, more 09/07/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 2:00pm]
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