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Recalls: Subaru Forester, Backroad Country caramel puffcorn, Brilliant Blue G, more

Subaru Forester

Company: Subaru of America Inc.

Quantity: 275,000.

Why? The automatic retractor mechanism in the seat belt does not conform to federal standards, and may not permit secure attachment for a child restraint seat.

What models? 2009-2012 Subaru Forester.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Subaru toll-free at 1-800-782-2783.

Backroad Country caramel puffcorn

Company: Troyer Cheese Inc.

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? Backroad Country caramel puffcorn, 8-ounce bag, UPC code 0 49646 90176 0, sell-by date/lot codes: 03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16, 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16 and 06/13/12 A3K16; and Backroad Country caramel puffcorn, 16-ounce bag, UPC code 0 49646 90157 6, sell-by date/lot code: 03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16, 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16 and 06/13/12 A2R16 or A3K16.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-343-1614.

Brilliant Blue G

Company: Franck's Compounding Lab, Ocala.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Some patients treated with Brilliant Blue G have experienced fungal infections in the eye. The origin and cause of these eye infections has not yet been determined.

What models? Brilliant Blue G, lots 08232011@80, 10132011@6, 10112011@82 and 10192011@125.

Where sold? Distributed through various physicians.

What to do? Call the company at 1-352-622-2913, extension 209.

Hyundai Sonata hybrids

Company: Hyundai-Kia American technical Center Inc.

Quantity: 14,728.

Why? The center rear seat belt doesn't conform to federal standards.

What models? 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata hybrids.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Hyundai toll-free at 1-800-633-5151.

Utility vehicles

Company: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA.

Quantity: 3,900.

Why? The fuel tube can scrape against the air cleaner housing and develop holes, posing a fire hazard.

What models? 2012 Kawasaki four-wheeled, off-highway utility vehicles with side-by-side seating for two people and automobile style controls. Model and model numbers: Mule 600, KAF400BCF; Mule 610 4x4, KAF400ACF; and Mule 610 4x4, XC KAF400DCF or KAF400ECF.

Where sold? Kawasaki dealers from June 2011-February 2012.

What to do? Call Kawasaki toll-free at 1-866-802-9381 or visit www.kawasaki.com.

Volvo S60, XC60

Company: Volvo Cars of NA LLC.

Quantity: 2,742.

Why? An incorrect mixture of underbody coating and overapplication can penetrate the fuel line and cause a leak.

What models? 2012 Volvo S60, XC60.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Volvo toll-free at 1-800-458-1552.

Lawn tractors

Company: Hydro-Gear Limited Partnership.

Quantity: 2,700.

Why? A drive gear in the lawn tractor's hydrostatic transaxle can fail, causing brake failure.

What models? Cub Cadet, MTD Gold and Troy-Bilt lawn tractors sold with Hydro-Gear model 618-0319 and 618-04270B transaxles. For more details, please see www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12132.html.

Where sold? Lawn and garden retailers from January 2011-January 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-848-6038 or visit www.cubcadet.com, www.troybilt.com or www.MTDproducts.com.

Recalls: Subaru Forester, Backroad Country caramel puffcorn, Brilliant Blue G, more 03/23/12 [Last modified: Friday, March 23, 2012 11:29am]

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