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Recalls: US Nutrition vitamins for women, Calphalon knife sets, more

Vitamins for women

Company: US Nutrition

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Certain lots contain undeclared fish, a risk for people who are allergic.

What models? Vitamins with these labels: Daily Multiple for Women 50 +, One Daily for Women 50 Plus, One Daily Women's 50 +, and Women's 50+ Daily Formula, For the full list see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm258317.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call 1-888-534-6370.

Calphalon knife sets

Company: Calphalon Corp.

Quantity: 217,000.

Why? Tips of the 8-inch slicing knife and/or the 8-inch bread knife can protrude through the bottom on the wood block holder, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? All 17- and 21-piece Contemporary Cutlery Knife Sets model Nos. KNS17C and KNS21C.

Where sold? Department, specialty and outlet stores; Amazon.com, Cooking.com; and in Chef's Catalog from 2007-May 2011.

What to do? Call 1-800-809-7267 or visit www.calphalon.com.

GE Zoneline air conditioners, heaters

Company: GE Appliances and Lighting

Quantity: 90,600.

Why? An electrical component in the heating system can fail, posing a fire hazard.

What models? GE packaged terminal air conditioners and terminal heat pumps. Model Nos. AZ41, AZ61; serial Nos. begin with AT, DT, FT, GT, HT, LT, MT, RT, ST, TT, VT and ZT AV, DV and FV.

Where sold? General Electric authorized representatives and HVAC distributors March 2010-11.

What to do? Call GE at 1-866-918-8771 or visit www.geappliances.com/products/recall.

Cadillac SRX

Company: General Motors LLC

Quantity: 47,401.

Why? Airbag for right rear occupant does not conform to federal standards and may not deploy.

What models? 2011 Cadillac SRX.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call 1-866-982-2339.

Toy helicopters

Company: Excite USA

Quantity: 24,000.

Why? Plastic helicopter blades can detach during operation, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? Two sizes of tan and black copters in a pack that says "Military Copter with 2 Launchers" and "Military Copter" on the starter. Model 9009935 and UPC 680108044474 are near bar code.

Where sold? Rite Aid Jan.-May.

What to do? Call 1-866-791-4754 or visit www.Excite-Limited.com.

Exercise ab straps

Company: Harbinger Fitness

Quantity: 4,169.

Why? Plastic buckle can break on the ab strap, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Harbinger Ab Straps, style 371100 that are hung from an overhead structure. UPC code 000751510964 is on the bottom flap of the packaging.

Where sold? Bodybuilding.com, Amazon.com, Play It Again Sports and other sporting-goods-type stores Aug. 2006-April 2011.

What to do? Call Harbinger at 1-800-729-5954, visit www. harbingerfitness.com or e-mail custserv@harbingerfitness.com.

Husqvarna yard tractors

Company: Husqvarna Professional Products Inc.

Quantity: 1,600.

Why? Transaxle can experience intermittent drive failure, risking reduced or lost braking ability.

What models? Husqvarna yard tractors with TuffTorq K46LD transaxle, model Nos. YTH23V42LS and YTH24V48LS and serial Nos. 050110A001000 to 123110D999999.

Where sold? Husqvarna dealers from May-Dec. 2010.

What to do? Call 1-877-257-6921 or visit www.husqvarna.us.

Front wheel bike rack

Company: Quality Bicycle Products

Quantity: 100.

Why? Bicycle rack's mounting bracket can crack or break and fall onto the bicycle's front wheel.

What models? Civia Loring with black aluminum tubing and bamboo panels that mount to bike's front fork. "Civia" is on rack's side panels.

Where sold? Independent bike stores from Dec. 2009-Feb. 2011.

What to do? Call 1-877-311-7686 or visit civiacycles.com/ aftermarketloringfrontrackrecall.

Recalls: US Nutrition vitamins for women, Calphalon knife sets, more

06/15/11 [Last modified: Friday, June 17, 2011 5:43pm]
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