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Recalls: Toyota FJ Cruiser, Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators, more

Toyota FJ Cruiser

Company: Toyota Motors Engineering & Manufacturing.

Quantity: 209,000.

Why? Due to insufficient strength of the access door panel, cracks may develop in the panel if the access door is repeatedly and forcefully closed over an extended period of time. That could cause the seat belt retractor to become detached.

What models? 2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruisers.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators

Company: Aqua Lung America.

Quantity: 110,000.

Why? The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency, posing a drowning hazard.

What models? All Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II rubber handles attached to weight pockets, including these models: Axiom, Axiom i3, Balance, Black Diamond, Dimension, Libra, Lotus, Pearl, Pearl i3, Pro LT, Pro QD, Pro QDi3 and Zuma.

Where sold? Sporting goods and scuba diving stores from September 2008-September 2012.

What to do? Call Aqua Lung toll-free at 1-855-355-7170 or visit www.aqualung.com.

Acura TSX

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 76,253.

Why? Driver's footwear may bring in materials that saturate the vehicle's carpeting, which is in contact with the vehicle's engine electronic control unit, corroding the unit and causing the engine to stall.

What models? 2004-2008 Acura TSX vehicles sold or registered in cold-weather states.

Where sold? Dealers.

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

PT Domusindo Perdana drop-side cribs

Company: PT Domusindo Perdana.

Quantity: 73,000.

Why? The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation.

What models? Fourteen models of the PT Domusindo Perdana wooden drop-side cribs. For the full list with details, please see www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/PT-Domusindo-Perdana-Recalls-Drop-Side-Cribs.

Where sold? JCPenney.com and the JCPenney catalog from January 1998-December 2008.

What to do? Call Modus Furniture International toll-free at 1-800-827-2129 or visit www.savannababy.com.

Clinical Specialties sterile products

Company: Clinical Specialties.

Quantity: All.

Why? There are questions about the sterility of the products. A compromised sterile product puts patients at risk for serious and possible life-threatening infection.

What models? All products, including Avastin; for the full lists, please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm344786.htm.

Where sold? Pharmacies from Oct. 19, 2012-March 19, 2013.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-880-1915 or email clinicalrx@bellsouth.net.

Whole pinto beans

Company: La Preferida Inc.

Quantity: 56,808 cans.

Why? Some cans may not have been fully processed, which could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or by pathogens and illness if consumed.

What models? La Preferida whole pinto beans. 29 ounces, can code PINTO LP, best-by date 01/03/2015, "time" 3003.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-866-251-8268.

Chocolate dream bars

Company: Pro-Amino International Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain salmonella, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

What models? ProtiDiet high protein chocolate dream bar, sold in 210-gram (7.4-ounce) packages, 7 bars per package, UPC 6 21498 42238 1, lot CR 18 13B and a best-before date of 2015-08.

Where sold? Various Florida stores and online.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-555-2170, extension 227.

Natura dry pet food

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 handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact.

What models? Please see www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm344421.htm for the list with details.

Where sold? Various stores.

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

Nissan NV, Titan vehicles

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 21,060.

Why? The transmission lever gear selector plate lock clip may have been installed incorrectly. As a result, normal road vibration may cause the gear position indicator to not match the gear shift lever position. If that happens and the gear indicated is park, the vehicle could roll away unexpectedly.

What models? 2012-2013 NV vehicles with steering column-mounted transmission shift levers (18,880 vehicles) and 2013 Titan trucks (2,180).

Where sold? Dealers.

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

Apple Danish coffee cake

Company: Gold Standard Baking.

Quantity: 1,134 cases.

Why? The product contains undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts and other tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Sweet P's Bake Shop caramel apple Danish coffee cake with UPC code 011225113833 and lot 020313 030613.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-648-7904.

Probiotic elderly supplement

Company: New Chapter Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The product may contain an undeclared allergen, soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

What models? Probiotic elderberry dietary supplement in a 90-count jar, lot 01230049332, expiration date 01/31/15 and UPC code 7-27783-00123-8.

Where sold? Various stores and by mail order.

What to do? Call the company toll-free at 1-800-543-7279.

Mixed soy bean paste

Company: Daesang America Inc.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

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

What models? The 500-gram (17.64-ounce) sage green plastic package marked with Sunchang Ssamjang on the top and front of the package and with a UPC code of 880152435671.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at (201) 488-4010.

Basic Beat standard egg shaker

Company: Bongo Logic Development LTD.

Quantity: 6,500.

Why? The outer end cap that is glued onto the top of the egg can come off, posing a choking hazard.

What models? The egg-shaker toy instruments are plastic, egg-shaped instruments sold in five colors — yellow, green, blue, red and purple — and have the lot number 0E0212.

Where sold? West Music stores, West Music Catalog, Westmusic.com, Amazon.com and at West Music booths at summer workshops from July-October 2012.

What to do? Call West Music toll-free at 1-800-397-9378, email service@music.com or visit www.westmusic.com.

Dodge Challenger

Company: Chrysler Group LLC.

Quantity: 4,051.

Why? The battery positive cable at the starter motor may short circuit, which could lead to a vehicle fire.

What models? 2013 Dodge Challenger with a V6 engine.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-247-9753.

Bicycle hydraulic disc brakes

Company: Magura USA.

Quantity: 2,800.

Why? The brakes can fail in low temperatures.

What models? Magura MT 6 and MT 8 hydraulic disc brakes with manufacture date codes between March 1, 2011, and May 31, 2012, and a date code between 10301 and 20531.

Where sold? Bicycle retailers and distributors from January 2011-March 2013.

What to do? Call Magura USA toll-free at 1-800-448-3876 or visit www.maguradirect.com.

Mundo cargo bikes

Company: Yuba Bicycles.

Quantity: 1,000.

Why? Passengers' feet can get caught in the rear wheel.

What models? Mundo V4 cargo bikes with a serial number range of ADA11A008000-ACA12D018000.

Where sold? Bicycle dealers and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011-December 2012.

What to do? Call Yuba toll-free at 1-877-889-9822 or visit www.yubabikes.com.

Bass guitar amplifiers

Company: tc electronic.

Quantity: 388.

Why? A nut inside the chassis can come loose and fall between the electrical coils, posing an electrical shock hazard.

What models? The tc electronic 250 W bass guitar amplifiers with model BH250 and serial numbers 1204763-12404375.

Where sold? Music and instrument stores and online from August 2012-January 2013.

What to do? Call tc electronic toll-free at 1-800-349-4699, visit www.tcelectronic.com or email BH250@lifetimeservice.com.

Recalls: Toyota FJ Cruiser, Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators, more 03/29/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:07am]

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