Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Business

This week's recalls

APC surge protectors

Company: American Power Conversion, now known as Schneider Electric IT Corp.

Quantity: 15 million.

Why? The surge protectors can overheat, smoke and melt, posing a fire hazard.

What models? APC 7 and 8 series SurgeArrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003 with the serial numbers 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01 or 02 and the words personal, professional, performance or network printed on the surge protectors. For more specific details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Schneider-Electric-Recalls-APC-Surge-Protectors.

Where sold? Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA and other stores from January 1993-December 2002.

What to do? Call Schneider toll-free at 1-888-437-4007 or visit http://recall.apc.com or www.apc.com.

Toyota Sienna

Company: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

Quantity: 614,722.

Why? A problem with the shift lock solenoid could allow the shift lever could be moved out of park position without depressing the brake pedal, risking a backover or roll away crash.

What models? 2004-2005 and 2007-2009 Sienna vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Mazda6

Company: Mazda North American Operations.

Quantity: 161,400.

Why? The door latch mounting screws may become loose, and the door might open while the vehicle is in motion.

What models? 2009-2013 Mazda6 vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Infiniti M35, M45

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 98,307.

Why? Over time the accelerator pedal sensor signal may deteriorate, resulting in the engine to go into fail-safe (limp home) mode.

What models? 2006-2010 Infiniti M35 and M45 vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Smoked fish products

Company: Big Blue Fisheries.

Quantity: All.

Why? The products may not have been properly cooked and have the potential to be contaminated with clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death.

What models? Pepper Smoked King Salmon, Hickory Smoked King Salmon, Teriyaki Smoked King Salmon, Hickory Smoked Black Cod, Smoked Coho Salmon Bellies, Smoked King Salmon Bellies, Hickory Smoked Coho Salmon, Pepper Smoked Coho Salmon, Teriyaki Smoked Coho Salmon, Smoked Wild Silver (Coho) Salmon Filet and Variety Smoke Pack.

Where sold? Various stores and at http://alaskasmokedfish.com.

What to do? Call the company at (907) 966-9999.

Avea ventilator

Company: CareFusion.

Quantity: All.

Why? An error in the AVEA ventilators could lead to a patient receiving a higher than expected tidal volume, which could have serious health consequences.

What models? AVEA comprehensive ventilator and the AVEA standard ventilator.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Email [email protected]

Virilis Pro, PHUK and Prolifta

Company: Haute Health LLC.

Quantity: All lots.

Why? The products contain the PDE-5 inhibitor sildenafil, which is an active ingredient in an FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil has the potential to interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to unsafe levels.

What models? Virilis Pro, PHUK and Prolifta in various packs and bottles.

Where sold? Various stores and online.

What to do? Call the company at (856) 404-9474 or email [email protected]

Metoclopramide injection

Company: Hospira Inc.

Quantity: One lot.

Why? Glass particulate matter are attached to the inside of the vial walls and could dislodge into the solution. The administration of an injectable with the presence of foreign particulates may potentially result in local inflammation, thrombophlebitis and/or low-level allergic response.

What models? Metoclopramide injection, USP, 10 mg/2 mL (5 mg/mL), NDC 0409-3414-01, lot 28-104-DK and two lots of Ondansetron injection, USP, 4 mg/2 mL, (2 mg/mL), NDC 0409-4755-03, lots 29-484-DK and 29-510-DK.

Where sold? Through wholesalers/distributors, hospitals and pharmacies.

What to do? Call Hospira toll-free at 1-800-441-4100 or email [email protected]

Journey Girl travel trunk

Company: Toys R Us Inc.

Quantity: 12,650.

Why? The blue metal handle on the trunk can be sharp, presenting a laceration hazard.

What models? Journey Girl travel trunks with UPC number 4897027965070 and model number 5F5F79E.

Where sold? Toys R Us and at www.toysrus.com from October 2012-February.

What to do? Call Toys R Us toll-free at 1-800-869-7787 or visit www.toysrus.com.

TS 55 REQ plunge cut circular saw

Company: Festool USA.

Quantity: 5,200.

Why? The plunge lock can engage when not intended, causing the saw blade to remain exposed from the housing following completion of the plunge cut and posing a laceration hazard.

What models? The TS 55 REQ, serial numbers 40033594-40074108.

Where sold? Hardware stores, woodworking stores and other independent retailers and online from May-July.

What to do? Visit www.festoolusa.com.

Breeze C scooters

Company: Afikim electric vehicles.

Quantity: 69.

Why? An electrical contact may fail due to extensive wear, which could result in the driver not being able to stop the scooter during operation except by turning off the ignition key.

What models? Breeze C, 3-wheel and 4-wheel scooters. For a full list of serial numbers recalled, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm370503.htm.

Where sold? Through distributors.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-809-3010.

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