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Recalls: Little Tikes workshop sets and trucks, Dextroamphetamine/amphetamine tablets, more

Little Tikes workshop sets and trucks

Company: Little Tikes.

Quantity: 1.6 million.

Why? The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard.

What models? The oversized, plastic toy nail is about 3 ¼ inches long by 1 ¼ inch in diameter and comes in red or blue colors. It has a large round head; about 1 ¼ inches below the head is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. They were sold with a variety of Little Tikes Children's products. Model numbers and names: 0914/430B, Electronic Project Workshop; 0920/612237, Little HandiWorker Workhorse; 4146, Home Improvements 2-Sided Workshop; 440Z, Swirlin' Sawdust Workshop; and 4028, Black Pickup Truck with Tools.

Where sold? Various Web sites such as www.littletikes.com and retailers such as Toys 'R Us.

What to do? Call Little Tikes toll-free at 1-800-791-2737 or visit www.littletikes.com.

Dextroamphetamine/amphetamine tablets

Company: Barr Laboratories Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain some tablets exceeding weight requirements, which may lead to super-potent tablets and a variety of adverse reactions.

What models? Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate and Amphetamine Sulfate (Mixed Salts of a Single Entity Amphetamine Product) 20mg Tablets, 100 count bottles, lot number 311756.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Barr toll-free at 1-888-742-5578.

Hospira AC power cords

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? Defective AC power cords could lead to sparking, charring and fires. Potential risks include electrical shock, delay in setup and therapy, interruption of therapy, device failure and fires that may also occur in an oxygen-rich environment.

What models? For a full list, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm178158.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Hospira toll-free at 1-800-241-4002.

Liberté Méditerranée wild blackberry yogurt

Company: Liberté Brand Products.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? Liberté Méditerranée Wild Blackberry yogurt is packaged in a 6-ounce retail plastic container with the expire code date of September 02 printed on the foil lid. The UPC Bar code is 0 65684 65434 5..

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Liberté toll-free at 1-888-340-9306 x 0 or e-mail info@liberte.ca for a refund.

Homelite, Husky and Black Max generators

Company: Homelite Consumer Products Inc.

Quantity: 51,750.

Why? The fuel gauge can leak excessive amounts of gasoline, posing a fire hazard.

What models? Affected generators include Homelite models HG3500, HG3510, HG5700 and HG5700R, Husky models HU3650, HUCA5700 and HUCA7000 and Black Max models BM10700A, BM10700B, BM10711A, BM10700DG, BM10700R, BM10700BR and BM10722G. Generators included in this recall have manufacturing date codes between BML306-BMM151, CHL122-CHM151 and CRL153-CRM059. The model number and manufacturing date code are included on the data label located on the top or side of the generator engine.

Where sold? Home Depot and Sam's Club.

What to do? For Homelite or Husky generators, call Homelite toll-free at 1-800-242-4672 or visit www.homelite.com. For Black Max generators, call Black Max toll-free at 1-800-726-5760 or visit www.blackmaxtools.com.

Black & Decker thermal coffeemakers

Company: Applica Consumer Products Inc.

Quantity: 9,800.

Why? The coffeemakers can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Black & Decker 8-cup programmable thermal coffeemakers. The model number TCM1000IKT is printed on the rating plate on the bottom of the coffeemaker.

Where sold? Walmart and other retailers.

What to do? Call Applica toll-free at 1-866-699-4595 or visit www.acprecall.com.

BMW vehicles

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? A defective crimp in some wiring could lead to the seat belt tension not working properly in a crash.

What models? 2009 Z4 30I and 35I vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-831-1117.

Shop Fox dust remote switches

Company: Woodstock International.

Quantity: 450.

Why? An incorrectly sized wire inside the remote switch can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The remote dust collector switch is a black electrical outlet box that comes with two hand-held remote controls. The electrical outlet box has a label that reads "Remote Dust Collector Switch." Both the electrical box and remote controls have "Shop Fox" molded into the plastic on the top side of the product. Model numbers D3038 & D3346 were printed on the carton but not on the remote control unit. The recalled switches measure 4 and 13/16 inches long by 3 and 7/16 inches wide.

Where sold? Woodworking stores.

What to do? Call Woodstock toll-free at 1-800-840-8420, visit www.Woodstockint.com or e-mail Sales@woodstockint.com.

Nautilus F3 Chin Dip stationary exercise units

Company: Nautilus Inc.

Quantity: 400.

Why? The footpads on the unit can break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Nautilus F3 Chin Dip stationary exercise units. The model number (F3CD) is located on the frame of the product.

Where sold? Nautilus direct and distributors to fitness centers.

What to do? Call Nautilus toll-free at 1-800-628-8458 or visit www.nautilus.com.

Recalls: Little Tikes workshop sets and trucks, Dextroamphetamine/amphetamine tablets, more 08/18/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:33pm]

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