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Recalls: Wind chime toys, Honda vehicles, more

Wind chime toys

Company: Tiny Love Inc. and the Maya Group Inc.

Quantity: 600,000.

Why? The wind chime toy can be pulled apart, exposing sharp metal rods and posing puncture and laceration hazards.

What models? Wind chime toys sold separately and with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym and Tiny Smarts Gift Sets. "Tiny Love" is printed on a tag on the toy. The names and item numbers recalled: Baby Wind Chime, #493; Baby Wind Chime Ocean, #593; Tiny Smarts Baby Bunny, #512; Wind Chime Duck, #811; Wind Chime Louie, #516; Wind Chime Ella, #517; and Tiny Smarts Gift Set, #539.

Where sold? Toys R Us, Walmart, Target, Buy Buy Baby and TJ Maxx stores from February 2002-February 2010.

What to do? Call Tiny Love toll-free at 1-888-791-8166 or visit www.tinylove.com.

Honda vehicles

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 379,000.

Why? The driver's airbag inflator could produce excessive pressure if deployed, posing a serious risk of injury or even death to drivers.

What models? 2001-2002 Accords, 2001-2003 Civic four-doors, 2001-2002 Civic two-doors, 2002 CRV and Odyssey, 2003 Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura 3.2TL and 2003 Acura 3.2CL.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Nature's Variety animal food

Company: Nature's Variety.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may be contaminated with salmonella, which can effect the health of humans and animals.

What models? Chicken Formula Raw Frozen Diet for dogs and cats with a "Best If Used By" date of 11/10/10. The affected products: 3-pound chicken medallions (UPC# 7 69949 60130 2), 6-pound chicken patties (UPC# 7 69949 60120 3) and 2-pound chicken chubs (UPC# 7 69949 60121 0).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-374-3142 or visit www.naturesvariety.com.

Ready-to-eat sausage products

Company: Schmalz European Provisions.

Quantity: 1,485 pounds.

Why? The products products may contain foreign materials.

What models? The 12-ounce packages of "Applegate Farms certified organic fire-roasted red pepper fully cooked chicken and turkey sausage. Each package has a use-by date of Feb. 28, 2010, and bears the establishment number "P-5411" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-587-5858.

Britax "Blink" umbrella strollers

Company: Britax Child Safety Inc.

Quantity: 14,000.

Why? The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.

What models? All Britax "Blink" single umbrella strollers. "Blink" is printed on the metal frame on both sides of the stroller, below the hand grips. The recalled "Blink" strollers have model numbers U261813, U261814, U261815, U261816, U261817, U271813, U271817 and U271815 and were manufactured between May 2009 and September 2009. The model number and manufacturing date can be found on a white label on the stroller frame, near the bottom of the stroller basket.

Where sold? Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers and on the Web at www.Amazon.com, www.babiesrus.com, www.Target.com and www.Diapers.com from July 2009-February 2010.

What to do? Call Britax toll-free at 1-888-427-4829 or visit www.BlinkRecall.com.

Toyota Camry

Company: Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Quantity: 7,314.

Why? The length of the power steering pressure hose on the 4-cylinder engine may not be insufficient, which could lead to brake fluid leakage and braking problems.

What models? 2010 Camrys.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-331-4331.

Pull-A-Long toys

Company: Manhattan Group LLC.

Quantity: 2,400.

Why? The toy has wooden components that can break or come loose, posing a choking/aspiration hazard.

What models? Pull-A-Long Friends Toucan with lot code 210720GB, Pull-A-Long Friends Alligator with lot code 210750GB and Pull-A-Long Friends Sharky with lot code 210530GB. The lot code is printed on the bottom of the toy.

Where sold? Various gift stores from September 2009-January 2010.

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

Recalls: Wind chime toys, Honda vehicles, more 02/16/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 3:29pm]
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