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This week's recalls

Evenflo car seats

Company: Evenflo Co. Inc.

Quantity: 1,368,649.

Why? In the convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats, the buckle may become stuck in a latched condition so that it cannot be opened by depressing the buckle's release button, making it difficult to remove the child from the restraint.

What models? Momentum 65 (including LX and DLX), Chase (including LX, DLX and Select), Maestro (including Performance), Symphony (including 65, LX, 65 E3 and DLX), Snugli All-In-One, Snugli Booster, Titan 65, SureRide DLX, and Secure Kid (including LX, DLX, 100, 300 and 400) with model number prefixes of 306, 308, 310, 329, 345, 346, 371 or 385.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Evenflo toll-free at 1-800-490-7591 or visit www.buckle.evenflo.com.

Toyota, GM vehicles

Companies: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 1,291,449.

Why? The driver's airbag module is attached to a spiral cable assembly with electrical connections that could become damaged when the steering wheel is turned. If this occurs, the air bag warning lamp will illuminate. In addition, the driver's air bag could become deactivated, causing it to not deploy in a crash.

What models? 2006-2008 RAV4, 2006-2010 Yaris, 2008-2010 Highlander, and 2009-2010 Tacoma, Corolla, Corolla Matrix and Pontiac Vibe vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 and GM at 1-800-762-2737.

Toyota Yaris, Scion

Company: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

Quantity: 472,388.

Why? The springs used for the seat rails on the driver's seat and the seat rails of the front passenger seat of three-door models may break, and the seat may not lock in position.

What models? 2006-2010 Yaris and 2008-2010 Scion xD vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Tyson frozen chicken nuggets

Company: Tyson Foods Inc.

Quantity: 75,320 pounds.

Why? Small pieces of plastic were found in the products.

What models? The 5-pound bags of Tyson fully cooked white meat chicken nuggets-16142-928 with a best-by date of Jan. 26, 2015, or Feb. 16, 2015, and manufacturer codes 0264SDL0315-19 and 0474SDL0311-14.

Where sold? Sam's Club.

What to do? Call Tyson toll-free at 1-866-328-3156.

Organic black peppercorns

Company: Frontier Natural Products Co-op.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product has the potential to 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? Organic black peppercorns that were sold under its Frontier and Simply Organic brands, Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value, Nature's Place and others. For the detailed list with details, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm392585.htm.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-669-3275 or visit www.frontiercoop.com/recall.

Mazda6 sedans

Company: Mazda North American Operations.

Quantity: 42,000.

Why? Yellow sac spiders are attracted to the hydrocarbons in gasoline and can find its way into a fuel tank hose. There, it may weave a web that blocks airflow, causing the fuel tank to crack and possibly leading to a fire.

What models? 2010-12 Mazda6 sedans for 4-cylinder engines.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Abady cat food

Company: Robert Abady Dog Food Co. LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product has the potential to 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 who handle the cat food.

What models? The 2-, 5- and 15-pound bags of Abady highest quality maintenance & growth formula for cats.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-845-473-1900.

Mouthwash

Company: Natural Organics Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain the bacterial contaminant pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can cause serious illness in immune compromised individuals.

What models? Thursday Plantation Tea Tree mouthwash, 8.45 ounces, product 6710, lot 9810.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-645-9500.

Company: Hussong Manufacturing Co. Inc.

Quantity: 13,600.

Why? The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

What models? There are 22 models sold under the brand names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplaces and Stellar Hearth Products. For full details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Hussong-Manufacturing-and-American-Flame-Recall-Three-Gas-Fireplaces-and-Fireplace-Inserts.

Where sold? Fireplace dealers and distributors from October 2009-April 2013.

What to do? Call Hussong toll-free at 1-800-253-4904 or visit www.kozyheat.com, www.ambiancefireplace.com or www.stellarhearth.com.

This week's recalls 04/11/14 [Last modified: Friday, April 11, 2014 5:00pm]
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