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This week's recalls

3-in-1 flashlight

Company: Altria Group Distribution Co.

Quantity: 365,000.

Why? Matches inside the match holder can ignite when in contact with the striker pad beneath the compass cap, posing burn and injury hazards.

What models? Bronze-colored 3-in-1 flashlight that was distributed as a promotional item for Marlboro brand cigarettes.

Where sold? Marlboro.com and 1-800-Marlboro free of charge from January to March.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-597-5387 or visit www.marlboro.com or www.philipmorrisusa.com.

Gemstar docking station

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The GemStar Phase 3 pump may fail to power up while connected to the docking station. A delay of therapy could result in significant injury or death.

What models? GemStar docking station, list number 13075.

Where sold? Through health care professionals.

What to do? Call, Hospira toll-free at 1-800-441-4100 or Stericycle at 1-866-792-5451, or email ProductComplaintsPP@hospira.com.

Alere test strips

Company: Alere Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The strips may report an inaccurately low INR result.

What models? Alere INRatio2 PT/INR professional test strips (PN 99008G2).

Where sold? Through health care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-844-292-5373 or visit www.inr-care.com.

Chili powder

Company: Anhing Corp.

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? Caravelle chili powder hot, bar code 080736115551.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (323) 221-8003.

GM vehicles

Company: General Motors LLC.

Quantity: 51,640.

Why? The engine control module software may cause the fuel gauge to read inaccurately.

What models? 2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, GM toll-free at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet) or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC).

Dietary supplements

Company: Eugene Oregon Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain undeclared amounts of the active pharmaceutical ingredients sildenafil and tadalafil — FDA-approved pharmaceutical ingredients used to treat erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil and tadalafil can pose a threat to consumers because they can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin), resulting in decreased blood pressure.

What models? African Black Ant, Black Ant and Mojo Risen dietary supplements.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-538-3411.

Hawaiian coconut pudding

Company: Noh Foods of Hawaii.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? Hawaiian coconut pudding in 2-ounce, 4-ounce and 48-ounce package with UPC numbers 073562000504, 073562000559 and 073562000511.

Where sold? Various stores and through mail-order.

What to do? Call the company at (808) 944-0655 or (310) 324-6770.

Baby coveralls

Company: J. Crew Group Inc.

Quantity: 8,700.

Why? Snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What models? J. Crew Holiday 2013 and Spring 2014 baby coveralls in sizes newborn to 3T, PO numbers 5046152, 5046153, 5046154, 5046155, 5046156, 5046157, 5046158, 8041216 and 8041362.

Where sold? At jcrew.com and the J.Crew catalog from October 2013-March.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-261-7422, email 24-7@jcrew.com or visit www.jcrew.com/baby.

Cannondale tandem bicycles

Company: Cycling Sports Group.

Quantity: 80.

Why? The bicycle fork can break and cause the riders to lose control.

What models? 2014 tandem Cannondale bicycles, road 1, road 2 and 29 tandem.

Where sold? Authorized Cannondale dealers from October to December 2013.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-726-2453 or email custserve@cyclingsportsgroup.com.

Magnetic color sorting board

Company: Discount School Supply.

Quantity: 3,700.

Why? The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls that are sandwiched between the board and a clear plastic cover. These pose choking and serious internal injury risks associated with ingestion of a magnet and metal ball. The surface paint on the metal balls contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard.

What models? Excellerations magnetic color sorting boards with cupcake cutouts.

Where sold? Discountschoolsupply.com from January 2013-March.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-338-4430 or visit www.discountschoolsupply.com.

This week's recalls 05/09/14 [Last modified: Friday, May 9, 2014 7:51pm]
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