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This week's recalls

Toyota vehicles

Company: Toyota Motor Co.

Quantity: 803,000.

Why? Water leaking from the air conditioning condenser unit onto the airbag control module could create a short circuit that could cause airbag warning lights to turn on and, in some cases to disable the airbags themselves so that they might not deploy in an accident. The leak could also result in a short circuit that would disable the power-steering system.

What models? 2012-2013 Camry sedans and hybrids, the full-size Avalon sedan and hybrid and the Venza crossover.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Harley-Davidson motorcycles

Company: Harley-Davidson.

Quantity: 29,046.

Why? The hydraulic clutch system may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch, which could result in the rider having difficulty slowing or stopping the motorcycle.

What models? 2014 Touring motorcycle models FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE and FLHRSE, and 3,861 Softail CVOs and Trikes, models FLHTCUTG, FXSBSE and FLSTNSE.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-258-2464.

Chicken, ham products

Company: Garden Fresh Foods.

Quantity: 6,694 pounds (19,054 pounds of similar products were recalled on Sept. 25).

Why? The products could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

What models? Ready-to-eat chicken and ham products. For a full list of brand names and product codes, please see www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2013/recall-055-2013-expanded.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-645-3367.

Albuterol sulfate inhalation solution

Company: Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Quantity: Ten lots.

Why? In accordance with published guidance regarding aseptic processing simulation from the Food and Drug Administration, NPC has decided to initiate this recall as a precautionary measure.

What models? Albuterol sulfate inhalation solution, 0.083%, in the 25-count packaging configuration (NDC# 0487-9501-25), lots A3A33A, A3A33B, A3A34A, A3A35A, A3A36A, A3A37A, A3A38A, A3A40A, A3A41A and A3A42A.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-443-4313 or email recall@nephronpharm.com.

Honey roasted peanuts

Company: Yoder's Country Market.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The bags contain undeclared milk and wheat. People who have allergies to milk or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the honey roasted peanuts.

What models? The 11-ounce bags of Honey roasted peanuts with this information on the label: Dist. By: Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Inc. Myerstown, PA 10787, UPC code 8 77245 00143 3.

Where sold? Through mail order.

What to do? Call the company at (423) 235-9400.

Cefepime, Dextrose injection USP

Company: B. Braun Medical Inc.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? The products may contain visible organic particulate matter. Visible particulate matter, including metals, and organic material such as cotton fibers or hair, may also illicit inflammatory responses, both chronic and acute, and may be life-threatening.

What models? 1g Cefepime for injection USP and Dextrose injection USP (Lot H3A744, catalog 3193-11), which expires in January 2015.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-854-6851.

GE ventilator, anesthesia machines

Company: GE Healthcare.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The buttons on the keypads may not always work properly, leading to the inability to access certain menu functions and possibly delaying treatment.

What models? Engström ventilator and Aespire View, Aisys and Avance anesthesia machines.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call GE toll-free at 1-800-345-2700.

This week's recalls 10/18/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 18, 2013 7:37pm]
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