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Recalls: Shrek Forever After 3D drinking glasses, dishwashers, more

Shrek Forever After 3D drinking glasses

Company: McDonald's Corp.

Quantity: 12 million.

Why? The designs on the glasses contain cadmium. Long term exposure to cadmium can cause adverse health effects.

What models? The "Shrek Forever After 3D" collectable drinking glass are 16-ounce glasses in four designs, Shrek, Fiona, Puss n' Boots and Donkey.

Where sold? McDonald's from May-June 2010.

What to do? Call McDonald's toll-free at 1-800-244-6227 or visit www.mcdonalds.com.

Dishwashers

Company: Maytag Corp.

Quantity: 1.7 million.

Why? An electrical failure in the dishwasher's heating element can pose a serious fire hazard.

What models? The recall includes Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand dishwashers with plastic tubs and certain serial numbers. The affected dishwashers were manufactured with black, bisque, white, silver and stainless steel front panels. The brand name is printed on the front of the dishwasher. The model and serial numbers are printed on a label located inside the plastic tub on a tag near the left side of the door opening. Serial numbers start with NW39, NW40, NW41, NW42, NW43, NW44, NW45, NW46, NW47, NW48, NW49, NW50, NW51, NW52, NY01, NY02, NY03, NY04, NY05, NY06, NY07, NY08, NY09, NY10, NY11, NY12, NY13, NY14, NY15, NY16, NY17, NY18 and NY19, or end with JC, JE, JG, JJ, JL, JN, JP, JR, JT, JV, JX, LA, LC, LE, LG, LJ, LL, LN, LP, LR, LT, LV, LX, NA, NC, NE, NG, NJ, NL, NN, NP and NR.

Where sold? Department and appliance stores and by homebuilders from February 2006-April 2010.

What to do? Call Maytag toll-free at 1-800-544-5513 anytime or visit www.repair.maytag.com.

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors Co.

Quantity: 1.4 million.

Why? A problem with a heated windshield wiper fluid system could lead to a fire.

What models? 2006-2009 Buick Lucerne, Cadillac DTS and Hummer H2; 2008-2009 Buick Enclave and Cadillac CTS; 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT; 2007-2009 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe; 2007-2009 GMC Acadia, Sierra, Yukon and Yukon XL; 2007-2009 Saturn Outlook; and 2009 Chevrolet Traverse.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the following numbers toll-free: Buick, 1-866-608-8080; Cadillac, 1-866-982-2339; Chevrolet, 1-800-630-2438; Saturn, 1-800-972-8876; GMC, 1-866-996-9463; and Hummer, 1-800-732-5493.

Jeep Wrangler

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 288,968.

Why? Contact between the fender and brake tubes could lead to brake fluid leak and potentially brake failure.

What models? 2006-2010 Jeep Wrangler.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Dodge and Chrysler minivans

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 284,831.

Why? A short circuit could occur in the sliding van door, overheating the latch and possibly causing a fire.

What models? 2008-2009 Dodge Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 25,336.

Why? A part in the acceleration pedal could break loose and cause the pedal to bind or become stuck.

What models? 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass built from March 7 through May 19, 2006.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.

Sprout Stuff infant ring slings

Company: Sprout Stuff.

Quantity: 40.

Why? The slings pose a risk of suffocation to infants.

What models? The Sprout Stuff infant ring sling is fabric/natural muslin and comes with or without a shoulder pad. The sling is worn by parents and caregivers to carry a child up to 2 years of age. "Sprout Stuff" is printed on the back side of the tail's hem.

Where sold? Sprout Stuff sold the recalled infant slings directly to consumers from October 2006-May 2007.

What to do? Call Sprout Stuff toll-free at 1-877-319-3103 or e-mail sproutstuffrefunds@gmail.com.

Claris Lifesciences products

Company: Claris Lifesciences and Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Quantity: All lots.

Why? There have been reports of floating matter in the products.

What models? Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 200 mg / 100 mL (NDC 36000-008-24), Ciprofloxacin Inj. USP 400 mg / 200 mL (NDC 36000-009-24), Metronidazole Inj. USP 500 mg/100 ml (NDC 36000-001-24), and Ondansetron in 5% Dextrose Inj. 32 mg / 50 mL (36000-014-06); and ondansetron injection in 5% dextrose 32mg / 50 mL (NDC number 25021-776-50) manufactured by Claris Lifesciences and distributed by Sagent. The lot numbers being recalled are: A090309, A090310, A090311 and A090312.

Where sold? Products were distributed to hospitals, wholesalers and distributors.

What to do? Call Sagent toll-free at 1-866-625-1618 or Claris toll-free at 1-877-725-2747 or visit www.clarislifesciences.com/Claris_USA/index.asp.

Night Train amplifier cases

Company: VOX Amplification.

Quantity: 4,200.

Why? The clasp on the shoulder strap is defective and can fail, allowing the amplifier to fall.

What models? The black nylon carrying case sold with Night Train guitar amplifiers has metal clasps and a nylon arm strap. "VOX" is printed on the front pocket of the carrying case. The carrying cases were sold with amplifiers with model number NT15H. Model numbers can be found on the rear panel of the amplifier.

Where sold? Music instrument stores and on the Internet from April 2009-April 2010.

What to do? Call VOX toll-free at 1-800-645-3188 or visit www.voxamps.com.

Animal Crackers giant stacking toys

Company: One Step Ahead.

Quantity: 2,700.

Why? The fabric covering the stacking ring's center pole can come apart at the seam, exposing the foam material inside and posing choking and aspiration hazards to young children.

What models? Animal Crackers giant stacking toys, which have five plush stacking rings that stack and rest on a stationary turtle base. The rings represent different animals including a frog, dog, cat, rabbit, mouse and chick. A fish is on top of the center pole. Each ring makes a different sound: rattle, jingle, crinkle and squeak. "One Step Ahead" is printed on a white tag attached to the toy. The toy measures about 19 inches high and 10 inches wide when assembled.

Where sold? One Step Ahead's catalog and at www.onestepahead.com from October 2008-April 2010.

What to do? Call One Step Ahead toll-free at 1-866-271-4536 or visit www.onestepahead.com.

IKEA Sultan Heidal spring mattresses

Company: IKEA Home Furnishings.

Quantity: 1,900.

Why? The mattresses fail to meet the federal mandatory open flame standard for mattresses.

What models? IKEA Sultan Heidal spring mattresses sold in sizes twin, full, queen and king. Mattresses are date-stamped 0725 through 1014 (YYWW). Sultan Heidal, supplier number and date stamp are located on a label attached to the mattress. All mattresses have a 20520 supplier number. Mattress size and article number: Twin, 701-095-77; full, 301-109-69; queen, 501-109-73; and king, 901-109-71.

Where sold? IKEA stores from June 2007 through April 2010.

What to do? Call IKEA toll-free at 1-888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com.

BRP Spyder Roadsters

Company: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

Quantity: 1,200.

Why? The clutch may remain engaged while trying to stop, leading to stalling and a blocked rear wheel .

What models? 2010 Spyder RS SE5 2nd series and RT SE5 roadsters.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BRP toll-free at 1-888-638-5397.

BMW X5, X6

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The tire label gives an incorrect tire pressure; adhering to it could lead to early tire failure.

What models? 2011 X5 SAV and X6 SAV.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Recalls: Shrek Forever After 3D drinking glasses, dishwashers, more 06/08/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 7:39pm]

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