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Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

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Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 300,000.

Why? When the vehicle is idling in cold temperatures the exhaust components can overheat, melting nearby plastic parts and possibly resulting in an engine fire.

What models? 2014 Chevrolet Silverados and GMC Sierras equipped with 4.3L or 5.3L engines.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC at 1-800-462-8782.

Pro ArthMax

Company: Human Science Foundation.

Quantity: All lots.

Why? The product contains undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients, making it an unapproved new drug. FDA sample analysis tested the product to contain the following APIs: 2.4mg of chlorzoxazone, 0.78mg of nefopam, 2.5mg of diclofenac, 7.7mg of ibuprofen, 2.1mg of naproxen and 1.9mg of indomethacin. Use of this product has a reasonable probability of resulting in fatal adverse events in consumers and patients with underlying illnesses, including known allergy to the hidden ingredients, cardiac, gastrointestinal, hepatic and renal conditions as well as patients who recently undergone cardiac bypass graft surgery.

What models? Pro ArthMax 120-count bottle.

Where sold? Various stores and online.

What to do? Call the company at (213) 800-1118 or email hsf@hs-foundation.com.

Kenmore oscillating fan heaters

Company: Sears Holdings.

Quantity: 42,500.

Why? Broken motor mounts can cause the units to overheat and catch fire.

What models? Kenmore oscillating fan heaters with model number 127.90914310.

Where sold? Sears and Kmart from September-November 2013.

What to do? Call Sears/Kmart toll-free at 1-888-820-3341 or visit www.sears.com and www.kmart.com.

Milk chocolate coins

Company: Paskesz Candy Co.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may contain traces of milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Premium Belgian Chocolate Coins Hologram in the 0.5-ounce bags.

Where sold? Various stores from October 2012-December 2013.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-727-5370.

Kinnikinnick Foods products

Company: Kinnikinnick Foods.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Original Homestyle Waffles, Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Homestyle Waffles, Pancake & Waffle Mix, Kinni-Kwik Bread & Bun Mix and Panko Style Bread Crumbs. A complete list of affected best-before dates is available at www.kinnikinnick.com.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (780) 424-2900 or email info@kinnikinnick.com.

Tesla Model S

Company: Tesla Motors Inc.

Quantity: 29,222.

Why? During charging the adapter, cord, or wall outlet could overheat and pose a burn injury or fire risk.

What models? 2013 Model S vehicles delivered with certain NEMA 14-50 (240-volt) universal mobile connector adapters.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Tesla toll-free at 1-877-798-3752.

Ford Edge

Company: Ford Motor Co.

Quantity: 27,933.

Why? The fuel line pulse damper metal housing may crack, resulting in a combination of fuel odor, seepage or a continuous leak that could spark a fire.

What models? 2012-2013 Edge vehicles equipped with 2.0L engines.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Ford toll-free at 1-866-436-7332.

Hydraulic bicycle brakes

Company: SRAM LLC.

Quantity: 23,250.

Why? The brake systems can fail.

What models? SB Red Hydraulic Road Disc, SB Red Hydraulic Road Rim, SB 700 Hydraulic Road Disc and SB 700 Hydraulic Road Rim, used as either front or rear brakes. For a list with all the makes and models the brakes are used on, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Hydraulic-Bicycle-Brakes.

Where sold? Specialty bicycle retailers from May-December 2013.

What to do? Call SRAM toll-free at 1-800-346-2928 or visit www.sram.com.

Honda lawn mowers

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 20,848.

Why? The engine stop switch can malfunction, allowing the blade to continue to rotate after the handlebar blade control lever is released.

What models? Honda 21-inch walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRR2169VLA and HRX2174VLA and serial number ranges of MZCG-8764914-MZCG-8824353 and MAGA-2255148-MAGA-2260227.

Where sold? Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot from January-December 2013.

What to do? Call American Honda toll-free at 1-888-888-3139, or visit www.powerequipment.honda.com or www.engines.honda.com.

Insulin cartridges

Company: Tandem Diabetes Care.

Quantity: 4,746 boxes.

Why? The cartridges may leak, which could result in the device delivering too much or too little insulin and lead to health problems.

What models? Insulin cartridges used with the t:slim® insulin pump, shipped on or after Dec,. 17, 2013, with these lot numbers: M001963, M001980, M002027, M002083, M002119, M001964, M001987, M002028, M002096, M002120, M001973, M001988, M002029, M002097, M001974, M001990, M002030, M002099, M001979, M001991, M002082 and M002100.

Where sold? Through authorized distributors.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-801-6901.

Dietary supplements

Company: Midwest Wholesale.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain undeclared sildenafil and/or tadalafil, the active ingredients in FDA-approved prescription drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction. These undeclared ingredients may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates.

What models? Boost Ultra, XZone Gold, Sexy Monkey, Triple MiracleZen Platinum, Magic for Men, "New" Extenze and New XZen Platinum.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-514-7110.

Flat Creek Dairy cheese

Company: Flat Creek Farm & Dairy.

Quantity: 168 pounds.

Why? The products could be contaminated with salmonella, 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? Heavenly Blue, lot code 130916XHB; and Aztec Cheddar cheese, lot code 130823XAZ.

Where sold? Various stores and at www.flatcreekdairy.com.

What to do? Call the company at (478) 237-0123.

Nissan Titan

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 183.

Why? The tire and loading information label overstates the maximum load and passenger carrying capacity of the vehicle.

What models? 2014 Titan King Cab and Crew Cab pick-up.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

This week's recalls 01/17/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 17, 2014 8:09pm]

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