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Smoke detectors

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Companies: United Technologies Corp.

Quantity: 141,000.

Why? Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire.

What models? The 400 and 500 series Edwards and Interlogix smoke detectors hard-wired into a security system. Model numbers are the 400 series are 429AT, 429C, 429CAD, 429CRT, 429CST, 429CT, 429CTAD, 449AT, 449C, 449CRT, 449CSRH, 449CSRT, 449CST, 449CSTE, 449CT and 449CTE. Model numbers for the 500 series are 511C, 518C, 521B, 521BXT, 521B-10PKDMP, 521B-10PKG, 521BXT-10PKG, 521BXT-DMP-10PKG, 528B, 528CRXT, 541C, 541C-10PKG, 541CXT, 541CXT-10PK and 548C.

Where sold? Through alarm system, security equipment and electrical equipment contractors, dealers and installers from March 2013-February.

What to do? Call Edwards toll-free at 1-800-655-4497, option 5, or visit www.edwardsfiresafety.com. Or call Interlogix toll-free at 1-855-286-8889, option 2, or visit www.interlogix.com.

DD tin candles

Company: CoScentrix.

Quantity: 126,000.

Why? The candle's high flame can ignite the surface of the wax and the polymer coating on the tin-plated container, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The 4-ounce DD branded candles sold in a round metal tin with a metal lid, batch numbers 14070, 14071, 14072, 14073, 14076, 14077, 14078, 14132, 14134, 14135, 14139, 14140, 14155, 14156, 14157 and 14178. For more details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/CoScentrix-Recalls-Candles-in-Metal-Tins.

Where sold? Hobby Lobby and at HobbyLobby.com from June-July.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-298-2722 or visit www.coscentrix.com.

Chicken strips

Company: Oberto's Brands.

Quantity: 57,578 pounds.

Why? A problem in the processing was discovered.

What models? The 3-, 5.75- and 16-ounce bags of Smokey sweet BBQ style chicken strips and the 2.75-, 3-, 5.75-, 9- and 16-ounce bags of Spicy Buffalo style chicken strips.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (253) 437-6308.

Land Rover

Company: Jaguar Land Rover.

Quantity: 40,551.

Why? The electronic system that determines whether someone is sitting in the passenger seat could fail, resulting in the front-seat passenger's air bag being totally or partly disabled.

What models? 2010-2015 LR2s and 2012-2013 Evoques.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Jaguar toll-free at 1-800-452-4827.

Organic carob powder

Company: Sunfood.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products could be contaminated with salmonella, a bacterial organism that may cause from mild to severe food poisoning. In severe cases, sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people.

What models? Organic carob powder in 1-, 20- and 55-pound bags with lot numbers 140321,140416,140509,140516,140609,140616 and 140623 and UPC code 803813-04429 8.

Where sold? Various stores and through mail order.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-729-3663.

RegeneSlim capsules

Company: Regeneca Worldwide.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product contains DMAA, a stimulant that can narrow blood vessels and arteries and cause a rise in blood pressure or other cardiovascular problems such as shortness of breath, arrhythmias, tightening in the chest, and heart attack.

What models? RegeneSlim appetite control dietary supplement from lots EX0616R15814 and 11414RE5516.

Where sold? Through direct sales and online.

What to do? Call the company at (949) 281-2600.

Chicken nuggets

Company: Perdue.

Quantity: 15,306 pounds.

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

What models? The 8-ounce box of Applegate natural chicken nuggets with the establishment number P2617.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-587-5858.

L.L. Bean children's sweaters

Company: L.L. Bean Inc.

Quantity: 5,300.

Why? A spare button attached to the label can detach and be a choking hazard for young children.

What models? L.L. Bean children's sweaters sold in two styles: Fisherman's and Open Stitch. The Fisherman sweaters have product numbers 283148 (toddlers), 283149 (infants), 284855 (little girls) or 289727 (little girls). The Open Stitch cardigan sweater has product number 286158.

Where sold? L.L. Bean stores, catalogs and at www.llbean.com from July 2013-June.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-555-9717 or visit www.llbean.com.

Stirrup leathers

Company: JPC Equestrian Inc.

Quantity: 1,200.

Why? The stirrup leather can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

What models? Five models of HDR prestretched stirrup leathers, UPC code numbers 845654040350, 845654040343, 845654040367, 845654069238 and 845654066817.

Where sold? Equestrian supply retailers from October 2013-May.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-273-3243 or visit www.breeches.com.

Lea lighted night stands

Company: Lea Industries.

Quantity: 500.

Why? The light fixture under the night stand can overheat and scorch carpet, posing a burn hazard.

What models? The 244-421 and 245-421 Willow Run, and the 237-420 Americana.

Where sold? Furniture stores and at Hayneedle.com from March 2013-April.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-770-7116 or visit www.leafurniture.com.

This week's recalls 08/15/14 [Last modified: Friday, August 15, 2014 7:36pm]

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