Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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This week's recalls

Honda vehicles

Company: Honda Motor Co. Ltd.

Quantity: 1.02 million in North America.

Why? To replace defective parts in the vehicles' air bags.

What models? 2000-2005 Fit, Element and CR-V models, 2003-2005 Accord, Civic, Pilot and Acura MDX, model year 2003-2004 Odyssey and model year 2005 Acura RL.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

PERS transmitters

Company: Linear LLC.

Quantity: 175,000.

Why? The batteries can fail to emit a low battery warning, leading the user to believe the transmitter is functioning, and not generate a warning.

What models? Linear PERS transmitters, which are components of Linear PERS or personal emergency solutions products and allow users to push a button on the transmitter to summon assistance, model numbers DXS-62A, DXS-62A1, and DXS-64.

Where sold? Various stores from June 2008-July 2011.

What to do? Call Linear toll-free at 1-855-554-2384 or visit www.linear-pers.com.

Bicycle forks

Companies: Scott USA Inc. and Trek Bicycle Corp.

Quantity: 125,200.

Why? The front fork can break.

What models? SR Suntour front forks on 13 models of Scott (5,200 total) and 11 models of Trek 2011, 2012 and 2013 bicycles (120,000). For more details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Scott-Trek-Recall-Bicycles-with-SR-Suntour-Front-Forks.

Where sold? Bicycle stores from October 2010-November 2013 for Scott bicycles and from May 2010-June for Trek bicycles.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Scott USA at 1-888-607-8365, extension 2012, or Trek at 1-800-373-4594, or visit www.scott-sports.com or www.trekbikes.com.

Smoked Atlantic salmon

Company: Vita Food Products Inc.

Quantity: 1,878 pounds.

Why? The product may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? The 4-ounce Vita classic premium sliced smoked Atlantic salmon packages, lot number 00764B.

Where sold? Publix stores since April 7.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-989-8482.

Trane air conditioning systems

Company: Trane U.S. Inc.

Quantity: 100,600.

Why? The ground screws used in some units do not have the two threads required to provide sufficient grounding, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

What models? Trane XB300 and American Standard Silver SI air conditioning systems. For more details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2014/Trane-Recalls-Air-Conditioning-Systems.

Where sold? Trane and American Standard distributors and dealers from February 2010-March.

What to do? Call Trane toll-free at 1-888-731-7561 or visit www.trane.com/residential.

Wine access systems

Company: Coravin Inc.

Quantity: 65,000.

Why? The system can cause wine bottles to break during pressurization.

What models? Coravin 1000 Wine Access Systems.

Where sold? Coravin.com and other online retailers and at wine shops from July 2013-June.

What to do? Call Coravin toll-free at 1-844-267-2846, email [email protected], or visit www.coravin.com.

Ford vehicles

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 58,669.

Why? To replace defective parts in the vehicles' air bags.

What models? 2005-2007 Mustang, 2005-2006 GT and 2004 Ranger.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-800-392-3673.

Nissan vehicles

Company: Nissan Motor Co.

Quantity: 22,800.

Why? To replace defective parts in the vehicles' air bags.

What models? 2001-2003 Cube, X-Trail and some Infiniti models.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

Mazda vehicles

Company: Mazda Motor Corp.

Quantity: 15,000.

Why? To replace defective parts in the vehicles' air bags.

What models? 2002-2004 Atenza and RX-8.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Mazda toll-free at 1-800-222-5500.

BMW vehicles

Company: BMW of North America LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? To replace defective parts in the vehicles' air bags.

What models? 2001-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi, and 2001-2006 325Ci and 330Ci.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call BMW toll-free at 1-800-525-7417.

Marcaine vials

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? Particulate may be in the solution. If the particulate goes undetected and solution is administered, it could block administration of the drug to the patient, causing a delay in therapy.

What models? The 0.5% Marcaine (Bupivacaine HCl injection, USP), 30 mL, single-dose vial – preservative free, NDC 0409-1560-29, lot 33-545-DD.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Hospira at 1-800-441-4100 or Stericycle at 1-888-656-6380.

Red Yeast Rice

Company: Doctor's Best.

Quantity: 7,379 bottles.

Why? The products contains undeclared lovastatin, a previously approved drug indicated for the treatment of high cholesterol, making this an unapproved new drug. Consumers who use supplements found to contain lovastatin in rare cases could result in serious muscle injury. Pregnant women could put their unborn child at risk by using this product. Patients with pre-existing liver disease may be at an increase risk for liver injury.

What models? Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, 600 mg capsules, 120-count bottles, lot 3121005.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-844-717-0190.

Chicken products

Company: Bellisio Foods Inc.

Quantity: 12,180 pounds.

Why? The product contains soy protein isolate, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

What models? The 10-ounce packages, 8 per case of Thai Kitchen chicken pad Thai frozen entrée with a sell-by date of SEP 30 15 and case code xxxx09841078, or with sell-by date of OCT 17 15 and case code xxxx11541078. The product also has the establishment number P-18297.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-967-8424.

Goaltender throat collars

Company: Reebok CCM.

Quantity: 3,300.

Why? A skate blade could penetrate the collar, posing a laceration hazard to the throat.

What models? Reebok TCPRE senior and junior goalie throat collars.

Where sold? Various stores from April 2012-May.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-451-4600 or visit www.reebokccm.com.

Tern folding bicycles

Company: Stile Products Inc.

Quantity: 650.

Why? The bike's frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Link Uno, Link D7i, Link D8, Link P9, Link P7i and Link P24h models of Tern brand adult folding bikes.

Where sold? Authorized Stile/Tern dealers from November 2011-April.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-570-8376 or visit www.ternbicycles.com.

Travel charger kits

Company: Nokia Inc.

Quantity: 500.

Why? The plastic cover on the charger's exchangeable plugs can come loose and separate, exposing internal components that pose an electrocution hazard if touched while the plug remains in a live socket.

What models? Travel charger kits for Nokia Lumia 2520 tablets, also called the AC-300 charger accessory kit.

Where sold? AT&T and Verizon Wireless authorized dealers and retailers and at att.com and Verizon.com from January-May.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-665-4228 or visit www.nokia.com.

Glider rocking chairs

Company: Brooks Furniture Mfg. Inc.

Quantity: 350.

Why? The spindles in the glider base can separate while rocking, posing a fall hazard.

What models? Brooks Furniture Glider Rockers, including styles 1529P and 1529V-LM.

Where sold? Kaplan Early Learning Co. from October 2011-December 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-427-6657 or visit www.brooksfurnitureonline.com.

Julie Vos women's scarves

Company: Julie Vos.

Quantity: 324.

Why? The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel.

What models? Julie Vos women's scarves sold in two prints, Anchor and Sierra.

Where sold? Specialty boutiques and at www.julievos.com from January-February.

What to do? Call Julie Vos collect at (646) 448-4345, email [email protected] or visit www.julievos.com.

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