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Company: Toyota Motor Sales USA.

Quantity: 780,584.

Why? The failure of a rear tie rod on the suspension could cause a loss of vehicle control.

What models? 2006 through 2011 Toyota RAV4 and 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrids.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Motrin infants formula

Company: McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson.

Quantity: 200,000 bottles.

Why? The bottles could contain tiny plastic particles.

What models? Motrin infants' drops original berry flavor in the half-fluid-ounce bottles, lot numbers DCB3T01, DDB4R01 and DDB4S01, UPC code 300450524157.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-414-7709.

Toyota, Lexus vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor Sales USA.

Quantity: 133,081.

Why? A module may contain transistors that have higher operating temperatures than the solder can support and the transistors may be heat damaged by the solder. If this occurs, various warning lamps, including the malfunction indicator lamp, slip indicator light, brake system warning light and master warning light, will be illuminated on the instrument panel and the cars may stall unexpectedly.

What models? 2006-2010 Highlander hybrid and 2006-2008 Lexus RX400h.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Lexus vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor Sales USA.

Quantity: 101,584.

Why? Bolts to secure the housing and sprocket of the variable-valve timing system gear assembly could become loose and cause the engine to suddenly stop.

What models? 2007-2011 Lexus GS350, 2006-2011 Lexus IS350 and the 2010-2011 Lexus IS350c vehicles equipped with the 2GR-FSE engine.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Child safety seats

Company: Dorel Juvenile Group.

Quantity: 89,527.

Why? The rear facing belt path installation arrows are incorrect and fail to conform to federal labeling requirements.

What models? Safety 1st Complete Air LX (models CC050xxx), Safety 1st Complete Air SE (models CC051xxx), Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite (models 22187xxx, 22465xxx, CC033xxx and CC046xxx), and Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3 in 1 convertible (models 22790xxx and CC046xxx) child restraint systems.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Dorel toll-free at 1-877-675-2355 or visit www.djgusa.com/USA/eng.

Children's books

Company: Hachette Book Group Inc.

Quantity: 70,000.

Why? A metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach and release small parts that present a choking hazard. A detached metal bar can expose a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard.

What models? The books Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3, ISBN: 978-0-316-13354-8; and Red, Green, Blue, I Love You, ISBN: 978-0-316-13353-1.

Where sold? Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com and by other booksellers and retailers from June-August.

What to do? Call Hatchette toll-free at 1-888-965-5802 or visit www.hachettebookrecall.com or www.hachettebookgroup.com.

Monster Science growing spiders

Company: Be Amazing! Toys.

Quantity: 26,500.

Why? The soft and colorful product can be mistaken by a child for candy. When the marble-sized toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening.

What models? Monster Science Growing Spider toy sets, with model number 7280 for product sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores and Spirit Halloween and model number 7289 for product sold at Target.

Where sold? Cracker Barrel, Spirit Halloween and Target stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-798-9795 or visit www.beamazingtoys.com.

Pillsbury cinnamon rolls

Company: General Mills.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The dough may contain fragments from a broken piece of plastic.

What models? Eight-count single and double packages of Pillsbury cinnamon rolls with icing and use-by dates of 30OCT2013 and 31OCT2013, and 18OCT2013, 26OCT2013 and 31OCT2013 for two-packs.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call General Mills toll-free at 1-800-775-4777.

Carboxymethylcellulose sodium solution

Company: Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Quantity: Nine lots.

Why? There have been complaints of mold found in the 30 mL bottles after use and concerns regarding the effectiveness of the preservative after use and handling of the product by consumers.

What models? Three models: equate Restore Tears lubricant eye drops, Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5 percent, Sterile, 1 flui ounce, distributed by Wal-Mart; Lubricant eye drops for mild to moderate dry eye, sterile, 1 fluid ounce, distributed by CVS; and lubricant eye drops for mild to moderate dry eye, sterile, 1 fluid ounce, distributed by Target; and these lots - 11440 and 11441, labeled for CVS; 12042, labeled for Wal-Mart and CVS; 12103, labeled for Wal-Mart; 12203, labeled for Wal-Mart and CVS; 12207, labeled for Wal-Mart; 12293, labeled for Wal-Mart; 12352, labeled for Target and CVS; and 12356, labeled for Target and CVS.

Where sold? Target, Wal-Mart and CVS.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-258-2471.

Bevacizumab, Vancomycin

Company: Avella Specialty Pharmacy.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The FDA has concerns about the sterility of the products. If there is microbial contamination in products intended to be sterile, patients are at risk of serious infections that may be life-threatening.

What models? Bevacizumab, 1.25 mg/0.05 mL PF, lot number 12-20130508@179; and Vancomycin PF (BSS), 1 percent, lot number 12-20130508@181.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Avella toll-free at 1-877-738-0797 or email QA@avella.com.

Pharmacy products

Company: University Compounding Pharmacy.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The FDA has concerns about the sterility of the products. If there is microbial contamination in products intended to be sterile, patients are at risk of serious infections that may be life-threatening.

What models? Testosterone cypionate (sesame oil), 200mg/mL Inj. lot 511017; testosterone cypionate/testosterone proprionate 180-20mg/mL Inj, lot 513593; PGE-1 NS 20mcg/mL Inj., lot 497940; PGE-1 NS 100mcg/mL Inj., lot 497930; testosterone CYP (sesame oil) 200mg/mL Inj., lot 498616; and testosterone CYP (sesame oil) 200mg/mL Inj., lots 474323 and 475475.

Where sold? By mail.

What to do? Call the company at (619) 683-2005.

Pharmacy products

Company: Medaus Pharmacy.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The FDA has concerns about the sterility of the products. If there is microbial contamination in products intended to be sterile, patients are at risk of serious infections that may be life-threatening.

What models? Testosterone CYP 200 mg/mL, lot 130508-1; lipo injection with lidocaine, lots 130510-26, 130610-24 and 130709-68; taurine 50 mg/mL PF, lot 130618-64; L-glutathione 200 mg/mL, lot 130617-10; magnesium CHI 200 mg/mL, lot 130307-60 sodium ascorbate 500 mg/mL PF, lot 130702-1; and sodium ascorbate 500 mg/mL non- corn PF, lot 130613-8.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-526-9183.

GoPicnic brands vegan meals

Company: GoPicnic Brands Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain chocolate with an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-­threatening allergic reaction if they consume the chocolate in the meals.

What models? GoPicnic black bean dip & plantain chips meal with the lot codes 10773, 11063, M13107, M23107, M13137, M23137, M13165, M13175, M13182, M23182, M13197, M13201 and M23204; and GoPicnic hummus & crackers meal with lot codes 10303, 10373, 10383, 10503, 10513, 10523, 10623, 10663, 10793, 10803, 10923, M13106, 11063, M23107, M23143, 11143, M13115, M23136, M23137, M13144, 11483, M13151, M23151, M23152, M23164, M13171, M13176, M23176, M13183, M23183, M13184 and M23184.

Where sold? Through retail stores and direct delivery.

What to do? Call the company at (773) 328-­2490.

Olde Cape Cod chipotle ranch dressing

Company: Cains Foods.

Quantity: 2,273 cases.

Why? The products mat contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have allergies to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume products containing these ingredients.

What models? Six-pack cases of 16-ounce Olde Cape Cod chipotle ranch dressing with a best-by date of Nov. 30, 2014.

Where sold? Various Florida stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-756-5781.

PERS kits

Company: Visonic Ltd.

Quantity: 24,000.

Why? A single amber base station set to common area mode will not detect a low battery or dead battery warning signal from the remote pendant that notifies the end user or system administrator to replace the pendant battery.

What models? Visonic amber personal emergency response system (PERS) Classic models with catalog number 0-7425 and serial numbers 0408044281-4410052723; and SelectX models with catalog number 0-100729 and serial numbers 2308600299-3013079617.

Where sold? Visonic distributors and professional alarm installation firms from January 2008-August.

What to do? Call Visonic toll-free at 1-800-223-0020 or visit www.visonic.com.

Crosman air pistols

Company: Crosman Corp.

Quantity: 16,000.

Why? The air pistols can explode at high temperatures.

What models? Crosman semi-automatic style air pistols with model numbers C21, C31 and 9-C31BRM and serial numbers beginning with 12J, 12K, 12L, 12M, 13A, 13B or 13C.

Where sold? Sporting goods stores, mass merchandisers and other stores from November 2012-June.

What to do? Call Crosman toll-free at 1-866-583-7340 or visit www.crosman.com.

Volvo vehicles

Company: Volvo Cars of N.A. LLC.

Quantity: 7,767.

Why? The central electronic module may malfunction, allowing the front windshield wipers to run continuously when the ignition is on. Also, the turn signals, high beams, and headlight switch might not work.

What models? 2014 S60, S80, XC60 and XC70 vehicles with keyless ignition.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Volvo toll-free at 1-800-458-1552.

Motorcycle training wheels

Company: Cambridge Metal & Plastics.

Quantity: 4,000.

Why? Bolts and nuts securing the wheel can loosen and cause the rider to lose control.

What models? Moose Racing brand training wheels for youth motorcycles and the replacement wheel kit that fit the Honda XR/CRF 50, Kawasaki KDX/Suzuki JR 50, KTM 50, Suzuki DRZ 70, Yamaha PW50 and Yamaha TTR 50.

Where sold? Motorcycle dealerships and at Mooseracing.com, Parts-unlimited.com and other online retailers from July 2012-June.

What to do? Call Cambridge toll-free at 1-800-457-0580 or visit www.cmp-wwm.com.

Cosmo Beads toys

Company: Eco Novelty Corp.

Quantity: 3,500.

Why? The soft and colorful product can be mistaken by a child for candy. When the marble-sized toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life-threatening.

What models? Cosmo Beads jumbo size colorful water balls and jumbo multipurpose colorful water balls toys.

Where sold? Amazon.com, ifleemarket.com and crystalsoilusa.com.

What to do? Email the company at admin@econoveltycorp.com.

Honda Pilot, Odyssey

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 270.

Why? An engine piston may have an insufficient hardness level, making it more susceptible to premature wear and failure.

What models? 2013 Pilot 2WD and 4WD and 2013 Odyssey.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

This week's recalls 09/13/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 13, 2013 9:17pm]

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