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Crafters Square Hot Melt mini glue guns

Company: Dollar Tree Stores Inc.

Quantity: 253,000.

Why? The guns can short-circuit, causing the gun to smoke and catch fire.

What models? The gun is black with a yellow trigger and is about 41/2 inches from the back of the gun to the tip. Attached is a 44-inch electrical cord. "Crafters Square" and product number 818261-72 or 818261-75 are on the guns' packaging.

Where sold? Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1 and Deal$ stores.

What to do? For a refund, return to store or call Dollar Tree toll-free at 1-800-876-8077 or visit

NuCel Labs eye drops and eye/ear wash products

Company: NuCel Labs.

Quantity: 500 units.

Why? Products contain bacteria and particulate matter. Nonsterile eye drops pose an unacceptable risk of eye infections and, in rare cases, could lead to blindness.

What models? Products are in 1/4-ounce plastic bottles. Eye drops are labeled "Eye Drops Caution: Do Not Use With Implants." Wash is labeled "Eye/Ear Wash."

Where sold? Retail outlets and the Internet.

What to do? For a refund, return products to NuCel Lab, 1380 Curtis Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402 or discard them and send NuCel Lab a receipt for a refund. Or call NuCel Lab at 1-208-542-0325.

Zebra sweetened lotus root seed and sweetened coconut

Company: Domega International Ltd.

Quantity: Undisclosed.

Why? The products contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

What models? Sold in 6-ounce uncoded plastic bags.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call the company at 1-646-938-7345.

Boneless, skinless chicken breast products

Company: Perdue Farms Inc.

Quantity: 24,710 pounds.

Why? Contains an Italian seasoning that includes milk, an allergen that is not declared on the label.

What models? 28.8-ounce packages of "Perdue Perfect Portions, 6 Individually Wrapped Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts." Each package bears the establishment number "EST. P-7903" inside the USDA mark of inspection, the UPC code "72745-06819" and a "Sell-by or Freeze-By" date of "FEB 02," "FEB 03," "FEB 04," "FEB 05" or "FEB 06."

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? Call Perdue toll-free at 1-800-473-7383.

Heparin sodium injection vials

Company: Baxter International Inc.

Quantity: Nine lots.

Why? A number of reports of adverse patient reactions, including pain or discomfort, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, decreased or low blood pressure, chest pain, fast heart rate, dizziness, fainting, unresponsiveness, shortness of breath, strong or fast heartbeat, drug ineffectiveness, burning sensation, redness or paleness of skin, abnormal sensation of the skin, mouth or lips, flushing, increased sweating, decreased skin sensitivity, headache, feeling unwell, restlessness, watery eyes, throat swelling, thirst and difficulty opening the mouth.

What models? 1000 units/mL 10mL and 30mL multidose vials.

Where sold? Various stores.

What to do? For a replacement, call Baxter toll-free at 1-800-667-0959 or visit