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This week's recalls

HP laptop power cords

Company: Hewlett-Packard

Quantity: 5,577,000

Why? The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard.

What models? Hewlett-Packard's LS-15 AC power cord, distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers and with AC adapter-powered accessories such as docking stations.

Where sold? At computer and electronics stores, authorized dealers and at www.hp.com from September 2010 to June 2012.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-219-6676 or visit www.hp.com.

Bean bag chairs

Company: Ace Bayou

Quantity: 2.2 million

Why? The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who then can crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair's foam beads.

What models? The bean bag chairs have two zippers that can be unzipped and opened, including on the exterior cover and directly underneath that zipper, and have "ACE BAYOU CORP" printed on a tag sewn into the bean bag chair's cover seam.

Where sold? Walmart, Amazon.com, Meijer.com and Walmart.com before July 2013.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-855-571-8151 or visit www.acebayou.com.

Air conditioning, heating units

Company: Goodman Co.

Quantity: 233,500

Why? The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

What models? Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International packaged-terminal air conditioners and heat pumps with serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329.

Where sold? Heating and cooling equipment dealers from January 2007 to June 2008.

What to do? For Amana, Goodman and York International units, call toll-free 1-800-366-0339. For Comfort-Aire and Century units, call toll-free 1-877-442-4482. For all products, visit www.amana-ptac.com.

Chicken caesar salad kit

Company: APPA Fine Foods

Quantity: 92,657 pounds

Why? The products might be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious illnesses and even death in young children and those with weakened immune systems.

What models? The 11-ounce clear, plastic containers and 6.5-pound boxes labeled APPA Fine Foods/Sam's Club Daily Chef chicken caesar salad kit with case codes 141851, 141922, 141951, 141991, 142021, 142201 and 142131.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (951) 547-8111.

LED high-bay luminaires

Company: Cree

Quantity: 10,000

Why? The glass lens on the fixture can break.

What models? CXB Series LED high-bay indoor light fixtures with model numbers CXB-23L-40K-U-1-HC and CXB-23L-40K-U-1-JP.

Where sold? Wholesale electrical distributors and lighting contractors to businesses from January to April.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-425-4653, email cxbseriesrecall@cree.com or visit www.cree.com.

NRS water sports helmets

Company: NRS

Quantity: 3,300

Why? The rivets holding the chin strap to the helmet can fail and cause the helmet to fall off in an incident.

What models? NRS "Chaos Side Cut" helmets used for water sports, including rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddling and canoeing, with a PO number of 39225.

Where sold? Paddlesports equipment stores nrs.com and aire.com from April to July.

What to do? Call NRS toll-free at 1-800-635-5202, email service@nrs.com or visit www.nrs.com.

Boat power tilt steering

Company: Mercury Marine

Quantity: 1,966

Why? Linkage on the power tilt steering might fail, rendering the steering inoperable.

What models? 2012 Verado mounted boats with 100-300 horsepower.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-888-427-5373.

Stella scooters

Company: Genuine Scooters

Quantity: 800

Why? The scooters might have a faulty engine control unit, which can cause the engine to stall without warning.

What models? 2014 Stella 125 automatic scooters.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call the company at (773) 433-1311.

Hooded swimwear jackets

Company: Swimwear Anywhere

Quantity: 210

Why? The jackets have a drawstring around the neck area, which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

What models? Little Marc Jacobs girl's hooded pull-over swimwear cover-up jacket, style number LM28616.

Where sold? Swimwear Anywhere Outlet, children's boutiques, other specialty retail stores and www.swimwearanywhere.com from January to July.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-647-6335 or visit www.swimwearanywhere.com.

This week's recalls 08/29/14 [Last modified: Friday, August 29, 2014 7:53pm]

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