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Recalls: Peanut butter products, Lexus vehicles, Markwins Beauty Products

Peanut butter products

Company: Various.

Quantity: Undetermined.

Why? The Food and Drug Administration is urging consumers to continue watching recalls lists for products with peanut butter. Some products have been linked to salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Officials said most peanut butter sold in jars at grocery stores appears to be safe.

What models? Various.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Visit for updated recalls of specific products, and for information and advice.

Lexus vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Quantity: 214,570.

Why? Some fuels could corrode the surface of the fuel rails, causing a leakage and possibly a fire.

What models? 2006-2008 Lexus IS, 2006-2007 GS and 2007-2008 LS passenger vehicles equipped with aluminum fuel delivery pipes.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota/Lexus toll-free at 1-800-255-3987.

Toyota Yaris

Company: Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Quantity: 134,900.

Why? A defect could cause a foam pad near the seat belt to ignite during collisions.

What models? 2006-2007 Yaris subcompacts.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

LCD television wall mounts

Company: Milestone AV Technologies.

Quantity: 140,000.

Why? The wall mount can crack when used with televisions 26 inches and larger or with televisions that include a DVD player. The television can then fall from the wall mount.

What models? INIT models NT-TVM103 and NT-TVM104. The model numbers can be found on the UL sticker on the television interface.

Where sold? Best Buy.

What to do? Call Milestone toll-free at 1-877-277-3707 or visit

Lip gloss keychains

Company: Markwins Beauty Products

Quantity: 75,000.

Why? The metal clasp attached to the keychain contains high levels of lead.

What models? Lip gloss with a metal clasp keychain attached to the cap by a chain and markings on the container that read Lip Gloss, Brillant á lèvres, Fantasy Makers and from the creators of Wet n Wild.

Where sold? Rite Aid, Kmart, Fred Meyer and Wal-Mart.

What to do? Call Markwins toll-free at 1-800-626-8878 or visit

Tony Hawk boy's pajama sets

Company: Mad Dog Concepts.

Quantity: 25,000.

Why? The sleepwear fails to meet the federal children's sleepwear flammability standard.

What models? Skateboard-themed boy's pajama sets Boards Estate (item # TH005LSB), Heathen Skull (item #TH006BSB), Backspray (item #TH007GSB) and Stix Jester (item #TH008RSB). The name of the product and item number are sewn in the neck and pant. The items were sold in sizes 4 to 14.

Where sold? Kohl's.

What to do? Call Mad Dog toll-free at 1-888-623-3640.

High School Musical manicure kits

Company: Fantas-Eyes Inc.

Quantity: 15,000.

Why? The lettering on the pouch used with the manicure kit contains excess levels of lead.

What models? This recall involves the pouch that contains the High School Musical manicure kit. The 7-1/2 inch by 4-3/4 inch plastic see-through pouch has a pink zipper with High School Musical printed in yellow gold with glitter and Sharpay printed in dark red on one side.

Where sold? LTD Commodities and ABC distributing catalogs and Web sites and on

What to do? Call Fantas-Eyes toll-free at 1-800-352-7419 or visit

Rheem, Ruud and United refrigeration oil-fired furnaces

Company: Air conditioning division of Rheem Manufacturing Co.

Quantity: 14,000.

Why? If the furnace is not properly wired, the oil burner can continue to operate when the blower shuts off, posing a fire hazard.

What models? ROBF Rheem Classic/Ruud Achiever High Efficiency Upflow Oil Furnace; ROPF Rheem Classic/Ruud Achiever High Efficiency Downflow/Horizontal Oil Furnace; TZOUP United Refrigeration Thermal Zone Upflow Oil Furnace; TZODH United Refrigeration Thermal Zone Downflow/ Horizontal Oil Furnace.

Where sold? Contractors.

What to do? Call Rheem toll-free at 1-800-577-3960 or visit

Home Sweet Playhome canopies

Company: The Land of Nod.

Quantity: 2,400.

Why? A child's head could get entrapped in the canopy's window openings, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards.

What models? The Home Sweet Playhome model made of 100 percent cotton gingham fabric draped from a bamboo hoop, which is suspended from the ceiling to create a cylindrical play space measuring 36 inches wide and 9 feet tall. The canopies have an open bottom, a door and three multi-paned windows. They were sold in blue and pink. The Land of Nod is printed on a woven label on the canopy.

Where sold? The Land of Nod catalog and

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-933-9904, visit or e-mail [email protected]

Stationary bicycle trainers

Company: Saris Cycling Group.

Quantity: 2,000.

Why? A handle pin on the bicycle trainer can loosen during use, causing the machine to become disengaged and posing a fall hazard.

What models? Stationary frames that allow bicycles to be converted into stationary bicycles. The recalled models include: CycleOps Pro Series Trainer models 9014 (SuperMagneto Pro), 9331 (JetFluid Pro), 9460 (PowerBeam Pro), 9321 (JetFluid Pro Winter Training Kit) and 9322 (SuperMagneto Pro Winter Training Kit) without the secondary locking pin. The model number and style names are printed on the left side of the main frame of the trainer.

Where sold? Independent bicycle retailers.

What to do? Call Saris toll-free at 1-800-783-7257, visit or e-mail [email protected]

Primavolta warming gloves

Company: Outdoor Research Inc.

Quantity: 900.

Why? The glove's electric heating pad can short circuit and overheat, posing a burn hazard.

What models? The gloves included in the recall are style number 77000 (men's) in sizes S, M, L, XL, and style number 77010 (women's) in sizes S, M, L. They are black and have a battery-powered heating element. The product name is printed on the inside cuff of the left glove.

Where sold? Outdoors stores.

What to do? Call Outdoor toll-free at 1-888-467-4327 or visit

Glider recliners

Company: Lane Furniture Industries Inc.

Quantity: 700.

Why? The base of the chair, if installed backward, can allow the chair to tip-over backward.

What models? Lane's Glider Recliners model numbers 2056 and 2085. Affected recliners have a manufacture date between June 2008 and October 2008. The model number, manufacture date and 9-digit serial number can be located beneath the footrest of the recliner.

Where sold? Various home furnishing retailers.

What to do? Call Lane toll-free at 1-877-405-3745 or visit

Jesus fish beads

Company: Discount School Supply.

Quantity: 500.

Why? Surface paint on the green fish can contain excessive levels of lead.

What models? The Jesus fish beads were sold in packages of 100 in five assorted colors with the word Jesus printed on each. The beads measure about 2 inches in length each.

Where sold? Discount School Supply's Web site.

What to do? Call Discount toll-free at 1-800-606-3807 or visit

Recalls: Peanut butter products, Lexus vehicles, Markwins Beauty Products 01/29/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:08am]
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