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Recalls: Weight loss pills, snow globes and more

Weight loss pills

Company: Various.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The pills contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients that may put consumers' health at risk.

What models? The FDA urges consumers not to buy the following weight-loss pills: Fatloss Slimming, 2 Day Diet, 3x Slimming Power, Japan Lingzhi 24 Hours Diet, 5x Imelda Perfect Slimming, 3 Day Diet, 7 Day Herbal Slim, 8 Factor Diet, 7 Diet Day/Night Formula, 999 Fitness Essence, Extrim Plus, GMP, Imelda Perfect Slim, Lida DaiDaihua, Miaozi Slim Capsules, Perfect Slim, Perfect Slim 5x, Phyto Shape, ProSlim Plus, Royal Slimming Formula, Slim 3 in 1, Slim Express 360, Slimtech, Somotrim, Superslim, TripleSlim, Zhen de Shou and Venom Hyperdrive 3.0.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the FDA toll-free at 1-800-332-1088.

Evenflo Majestic high chairs

Company: Evenflo Co. Inc.

Quantity: 95,000.

Why? Plastic caps and metal screws on both sides of the high chair can loosen and fall out, posing both fall and choking hazards to children.

What models? Evenflo Majestic high chairs made before Jan. 23, 2007, with the following model numbers: 3001395A, 3001583, 3001633A, 3001669, 3001700A, 3001713, 3001713A, 3001730A, 3001732, 3001732A, 3001733, 3001742, 3001742A and 3001756. The model number and production date can be found on a white label on the seatback. "Evenflo" is printed on the label and on the push button on the front of the tray.

Where sold? Juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide, including Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory and Shopko, and online at

What to do? Call Evenflo toll-free at 1-800-233-5921 or visit

Wonderfarm biscuits

Company: Interfood Shareholding Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? They may be contaminated with the toxic substance melamine.

What models? Wonderfarm "Successful" Assorted Biscuits (UPC:8935001262091), Wonderfarm "Royal Flavour" Assorted Biscuits (UPC:8935001263098), Wonderfarm "Lovely Melody" Assorted Biscuits (UPC: 8935001263296) and Wonderfarm "Daily Life" Assorted Biscuits (UPC: 8935001264200).

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-323-780-3998 or e-mail

G&J Gourmet Market cocoa products

Company: Dorsey Marketing DMI.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain the toxic substance melamine.

What models? G&J Hot Cocoa Stuffer Item 120144 (UPC 061361201444), G&J His and Hers Hot Cocoa Set Item 120129 (UPC 489702201296), G&J Cocoa item 120126, sold in 2 flavors: French Vanilla Cocoa (UPC 061361201260) and Double Chocolate Cocoa (UPC 061361201260).

Where sold? Big Lots.

What to do? Call DMI toll-free at 1-888-645-1053 or e-mail

Contessa office chairs

Company: Teknion LLC.

Quantity: 60,000.

Why? The bolts holding the seat to the frame can loosen and separate, posing a fall hazard.

What models? All Contessa chairs shipped prior to June 30, 2008. Each Contessa chair has a label indicating the date of shipment that is located on the bottom of the chair seat.

Where sold? Authorized Teknion dealers.

What to do? Call Teknion toll-free at 1-866-943-8550 or e-mail

Newport Rubbed Black 4-in-1 cribs and matching furniture

Company: Munire Furniture Inc.

Quantity: 9,000.

Why? The red paint that is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits.

What models? Models 7900, 7918, 7915, 7908, 7902, 7907, 7905, 7929, 7975, 7906, 7914 and 7901.

Where sold? Specialty furniture stores .

What to do? Call Munire toll-free at 1-866-586-9639 or visit

Chef's Mark 15-piece cookware sets

Company: Fingerhut Direct Marketing.

Quantity: 9,000.

Why? The handles on the cookware can break, posing a burn hazard.

What models? Chef's Mark 15-piece cookware sets with model number 515 and Fingerhut product code H6637. The model number and product code are printed on the cookware's packaging. The non-stick cookware has red, green, black, blue or purple exteriors, black handles, glass lids and came with spoons, spatulas and ladles.

Where sold? Fingerhut catalogs and

What to do? Call Fingerhut toll-free at 1-866-931-5417 or visit

Jumbo snowman snow globes

Company: Hallmark Cards Inc.

Quantity: 7,000.

Why? When exposed to sunlight, the snow globes can act as a magnifying glass and ignite nearby combustible materials.

What models? Hallmark Jumbo snow globe in the shape of a snowman with model number 1XAG5093 and UPC code 795902066666. The snow globe measures 11 by 12 by 17 inches. The model number and the UPC code can be found on the back of the hangtag.

Where sold? Hallmark Gold Crown stores.

What to do? Call Hallmark toll-free at 1-800-425-5627 or visit

Foursquare hooded jackets

Company: Foursquare Outerwear.

Quantity: 1,300.

Why? The jackets have a drawstring through hood, which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Foursquare hooded jackets with drawstrings in boys and girls sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. The jackets come in various colors and patterns and have a logo showing four adjacent, vertically offset squares on the sleeve, waist, breast and/or back of the jacket, depending on the specific model.

Where sold? Snowboard, ski and sportswear stores .

What to do? Call Foursquare toll-free at 1-877-327-4484, visit or e-mail

Calypso steel drums

Company: Woodstock Percussion Inc.

Quantity: 2,800.

Why? Surface paint on the recalled toy drums contain excessive levels of lead.

What models? The steel drum comes with two wooden drum sticks and a wooden stand. The sides of the drums are painted red. The drum pan is painted black with silver markings to show the location of notes. Each rim is stamped with a #5 or #6.

Where sold? Mail order catalogs, Web sites and retail stores.

What to do? Call Woodstock toll-free at 1-866-543-2848, e-mail or visit

Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers

Company: Regal Lager Inc.

Quantity: 1,600.

Why? The frame handle could fail to latch properly and break, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers with article #7-1080005 (red) and article #7-10080005 (black) have a metal frame with three wheels, a cloth seat and a canopy. The Phil & Teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness. The article number can be found on the safety strap hanging from the handle.

Where sold? Various independent juvenile specialty stores and online.

What to do? Call Regal Lager toll-free at 1-800-593-5522 or visit

"Dinosaur Epoch" toy dinosaurs

Company: Xtreme Toy Zone.

Quantity: 480.

Why? Surface paint on the toy dinosaurs can contain excessive levels of lead.

What models? "Dinosaur Epoch" toy dinosaurs are battery-operated and make sounds. The recall includes the orange-colored "Dinosaur Brachiosaurus" (model #1033) and the green, yellow and orange-colored "Dinosaur Carnotaurus" (model #1030). The model number can be located on the toy's battery cover.

Where sold? Xtreme Toy Zone's Web site.

What to do? Call Xtreme collect at 1-213-237-9983 or visit

Durin Race 80/100 bicycle suspension forks

Company: Magura USA.

Quantity: 320.

Why? The front bicycle suspension fork can break, causing the rider to crash.

What models? The suspension fork is located on the bicycle's front wheel. They are white or black. "Magura" and "MD100R" or "MD80R" are printed on the forks.

Where sold? Magura USA, bicycle stores and various Web sites including

What to do? Call Magura toll-free at 1-800-448-3876 or visit

Recalls: Weight loss pills, snow globes and more 12/24/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 2:23pm]
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