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Recalls: Pressure washers and air compressors, director's chairs, more

DeVilbiss pressure washers, air compressors

Company: DeVilbiss Air Power Co.

Quantity: 692,000.

Why? The pressure washers and air compressors have pneumatic tires with plastic hubs that can burst, posing fracture and laceration hazards.

What models? Pressure washers brands and model numbers: Delta, DTH2450, DTH2450-1, D2750H, D2400H-2, D2400H-3, D2700K-1, DTT2450; Excell, XR2750-1, XR2600, XR2600-1, XR2600-2, XR2500-1; Porter-Cable, PCV2250-2, PC2525SP-1, PCE1700-3, PCH2401-1, PCK3030SP-1, PCV2500, PCH2800C, PCE1700-2, PCH2425-2; Pressure-Wave, PWH2500, PWH2500K; Water Driver WHAB2627-1. Air compressor Porter-Cable, CFFR350B-1, C3151-1, C3551-1, PTA51 Service Kit.

Where sold? Home centers and hardware stores.

What to do? Call DeVilbiss toll-free at 1-866-323-9867 or visit www.devap.com.

Folding director's chairs

Company: L G Sourcing Inc.

Quantity: 84,000.

Why? The chair back supports can break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? White Tiger involves red and blue folding director's chairs with white frames. "Garden Treasures" is printed on the chair's packaging.

Where sold? Lowe's stores.

What to do? Call White Tiger toll-free at 1-877-251-5558 and ask for customer service, or visit www.lowes.com.

HeartStart defibrillators

Company: Philips Healthcare.

Quantity: 5,400.

Why? A memory chip failure may render the device inoperable.

What models? Certain HeartStart FR2+ AEDs - models M3860A and M3861A, distributed by Philips; and models M3840A and M3841A, distributed by Laerdal Medical.

Where sold? They were distributed to fire departments, emergency medical services, hospitals and other organizations.

What to do? Call Philips toll-free at 1-800-263-3342 or visit www.philips.com/FR2PlusAction.

Neuron 070 delivery catheter

Company: Penumbra Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The catheters could kink or ovalize in certain anatomical situations. This can lead to difficulty in catheter advancement and/or delivery of other devices through the guide catheter. Continued usage of a kinked catheter could cause the catheter to break, which could result in a portion being retained in the patient.

What models? The 6F Neuron 070 Delivery Catheter with the following catalog numbers: PND6F0701058, PND6F0701058M, PND6F070956 and PND6F070956M. Affected lot numbers include: F13733, F13751, F13773, F13799, F13817, F13826, F13856, F13865, F13880, F13899, F13934, F13960, F13970, F13971, F13980, F13997, F14007, F14028, F14045, F14046, F14047, F14048, F14102, F14103, F14150, F14182, F14183, F14427, F14482, F14560 and F14629.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Penumbra toll-free at 1-888-272-4606.

Paula Deen cast-iron cookware

Company: QVC Inc.

Quantity: 51,000.

Why? The recalled cookware can crack or shatter, posing burn and laceration hazards.

What models? Paula Deen 11-inch cast iron grill pans and griddles, which were sold as QVC item numbers K14984, K11970 and K135024. The cookware is black and has the Paula Deen logo and the product size engraved on the bottom.

Where sold? QVC's televised shopping programs, www.qvc.com and QVC retail and employee stores.

What to do? Call QVC toll-free at 1-800-367-9444 or visit www.qvc.com.

Halcyon diving equipment

Company: Halcyon Manufacturing Inc.

Quantity: 20,300.

Why? The over pressure valves in the diving equipment could fail, allowing the buoyancy compensator devices and the diver lift inflatable devices to leak, posing a drowning hazard.

What models? Halcyon Explorer, Eclipse, CCR35, Evolve and Pioneer Buoyancy Compensator Devices and Halcyon Surface Marker Buoys, Lift Bags, Diver Alert Markers, Surf Shuttle and Diver Lift Raft Inflatable Devices. Halcyon is printed on the diving equipment.

Where sold? Diving equipment retailers and distributors.

What to do? Call Halcyon toll-free at 1-800-425-2966, visit www.halcyon.net/opv-recall, or e-mail techservices@halcyon.net.

Audi vehicles

Company: Volkswagen of America Inc.

Quantity: 10,200.

Why? A malfunctioning spring could allow fuel to leak.

What models? 2006-2010 Audi A3, TT and TT Roadster.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Audi toll-free at 1-800-253-2834.

Guardian full-face masks

Company: Ocean Technology Systems.

Quantity: 900.

Why? If significant pressure is applied vertically to the top and bottom of the visor clamp, the clear plastic visor may dislodge, causing the mask to flood.

What models? Guardian full-face mask, which is a scuba diving mask that incorporates the second stage regulator into the mask, allowing it to cover the diver's full face.

Where sold? Direct sales and diving equipment retailers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-270-1984, visit www.otscomm.com or e-mail OTSrecall@otscomm.com.

John Deere compact utility tractors

Company: Deere & Co.

Quantity: 90.

Why? An incorrectly sized differential was installed in the tractor transaxle, affecting the engagement of the differential lock and causing the tractor to turn to the left when braking. This causes the vehicle to veer left when the brake is applied.

What models? The recalled tractors have model numbers 3032E and 3038E painted on the side of the tractor. The serial number plate is on the tractor frame above the front wheel to the right of the operator. For a full list, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09772.html.

Where sold? John Deere dealers.

What to do? Call Deere & Co. toll-free at 1-800-537-8233 or visit www.johndeere.com.

Recalls: Pressure washers and air compressors, director's chairs, more 10/27/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 4:55pm]

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