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Recalls: Honda vehicles, ventilator batteries, blood glucose meters, more

Honda vehicles

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 204,169.

Why? The brake-shift interlock blocking mechanism may become slow and allow the gear selector to be moved from the park position without pressing the brake pedal. If the gear selector is moved from the park position without pressing the brake pedal, it can allow the vehicle to roll away.

What models? 2012-2013 CR-V, Odyssey and model year 2013 Acura RDX.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-800-999-1009.

Ventilator batteries

Company: Covidien.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The ventilators may go to internal backup battery sooner than expected while the ventilator is being operated on Power Pac battery. here is a reasonable likelihood of serious adverse health consequences if these issues occur when the user is away from AC power and an alternate source of power cannot be made available before the charge on the internal battery is depleted.

What models? Newport HT70 and HT70 Plus ventilators with serial numbers between 2096134110001 and 2292048120050.

Where sold? Through distributors and health-care providers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-451-3111, ext. 500.

Sterile compounded products

Company: Balanced Solutions Compounding Pharmacy LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products may not be sterile.

What models? For the list, please see

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-877-306-0008 or email

Blood glucose meters

Company: Abbott Diabetes Care.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The meters display and store in memory an incorrect test result that is 1024 mg/dL below the measured result. Because of the false low result, there may be a delay in the identification and treatment of severe hyperglycemia, or incorrect treatment may be given. This could lead to serious injury or death.

What models? FreeStyle lnsulinx blood glucose meters.

Where sold? Through health-care professionals.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-723-2697.

Nature dry pet foods

Company: Natura Pet Products.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, which can affect animals eating the products and humans who handle them if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

What models? California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Innova and Karma brands.

Where sold? Through veterinary clinics and select pet specialty retailers.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-224-6123.

Vegan candy bar products

Company: Go Max Go Foods LLC.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? These products contain the following statement on the front label: "dairy-free," but contain trace amounts of dairy. People who have severe sensitivity or allergies to milk may run the risk of a serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

What models? Snap!, UPC 899033 002057; Cleo's, UPC 899033 002040; Jokerz, 899033 002002; Twilight, 899033 002019; Buccaneer, 899033 002026; Mahalo, 899033 002033; and Thumbs Up, 899033 002064.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-505-988-9884.

Nissan vehicles

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 19,258.

Why? The front brake torque member was improperly cast, resulting in structural weakness that can lead to premature failure and cracking.

What models? 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti JX vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Heated jacket liners

Company: Gerbings LLC.

Quantity: 9,900.

Why? A defective wire connector can cause the jacket liner to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

What models? Gerbings and Harley-Davidson black nylon, 12-volt, heated jacket liners. The Gerbing's jacket liners have model number JKLN and PO# 3796 and Harley-Davidson jackets have model number 98324-09VM and GM32873, GM32874, GM34188, GM34189, GM34190 or GM34191.

Where sold? Harley-Davidson dealerships, Eagle Leather and other sporting goods, retail stores and motorcycle shops from April 2011-December 2012.

What to do? Call Gerbings toll-free at 1-877-242-5595 or Harley-Davidson at 1-800-258-2464 or visit

Toyota vehicles

Company: Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC.

Quantity: 7,389.

Why? These vehicles were sold with labels that were outside the allowable 1 percent of accuracy of actual weight added. An inaccurate label could lead to owners overloading their vehicles and tires.

What models? 2008 and 2010-2013 Toyota Tundra, 2010-2012 Rav4, 2012 Toyota Sequoia, 2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2010-2011 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser, 2010-2013 Toyota Venza, 2010-2011 Toyota 4Runner, 2010-2013 Toyota Tacoma, 2011-2012 Toyota Sienna, 2012 Toyota Prius, 2013 Scion FR-S, 2011 Scion XD, 2011 Scion XB and 2012 Scion TC vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Southeast Toyota toll-free at 1-800-301-6859.

Slider tricycles

Company: Huffy Corp.

Quantity: 5,040.

Why? The handlebar can loosen while in use, causing the rider to lose control. This poses crash and fall hazards for the rider.

What models? The 2012 20-inch, three-wheeled Slider tricycle with the model number 98682.

Where sold? Toys R Us from January-February 2013.

What to do? Call Huffy toll-free at 1-888-366-3828 or visit

Infant socks

Company: Classic Characters Inc.

Quantity: 5,000 pairs.

Why? The stitched knit frog face and feet on the socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.

What models? The knit ankle infant socks with SKU number 417662, S110.

Where sold? Cracker Barrel from January-March 2013.

What to do? Call Classic Characters toll-free at 1-877-298-9620 or visit

Children's wooden puzzles

Company: Small World Toys Enterprises.

Quantity: 4,000.

Why? Small pegs on the puzzle boards can loosen and separate from the boards, posing a choking hazard to children.

What models? Ryan's Room brand Spin-A-Mals Farm and Spin-A-Mals Safari puzzles.

Where sold? Toy stores and catalogs from May-October 2012.

What to do? Call Small World Toys toll-free at 1-800-421-4153, e-mail or visit

Children's dungarees

Company: J.P. Boden Services Inc.

Quantity: 1,900.

Why? The studs and clasps on the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and small children.

What models? The overall corduroy dungaree pants with a label on the back of the waist of the dungarees that indicates item number 72092.

Where sold? Nordstrom, online at and through the Boden catalog from July 2012-March 2013.

What to do? Call J.P. Boden Services toll-free at 1-866-206-9508 or visit

Floor lamps

Company: West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Quantity: 900.

Why? A failure of the lamp's joint locking mechanisms can cause the lamp to collapse and the electrical cord to spark, posing injury and shock hazards to consumers.

What models? Overarching model floor lamps, model numbers 192799, 192856, 465906 and 465922.

Where sold? West Elm stores, catalog and online from December 2012-February 2013.

What to do? Call West Elm toll-free at 1-855-776-6953 or visit

High-pressure scuba air hoses

Company: Trident Diving Equipment.

Quantity: 200.

Why? The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank's pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user.

What models? High-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering with CE EN 250 230 stamped on the female fitting and one of the following production date codes is on the male hex head fitting: T1011, T1111 or T0312.

Where sold? Scuba diving retailers from November 2011-June 2012.

What to do? Call Trident toll-free at 1-800-234-3483, e-mail or visit

Recalls: Honda vehicles, ventilator batteries, blood glucose meters, more 04/26/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:46pm]
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