The Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has
recalled the products identified below:
Information on each recalled product, and the steps you should take if you own such a product, are also set forth in more detail below. You may also visit the CPSC Web site at www.cpsc.gov for additional information or call their 24 hour Toll-Free Consumer Hotline at 1-800-638-2772.
Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable Due to Fire Hazard
Briggs & Stratton Recalls Ariens Compact Snow Blowers Due to Fire Hazard
LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group Due to Fire Hazard
One World Technologies Recalls Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Briggs & Stratton Recalls Ariens Compact Snow Blowers Due to Fire Hazard
Homelite Recalls Electric Blower Vacuums Due to Laceration Hazard
The Home Depot Recalls Homer's All-Purpose Bucket Mug Due to Fire Hazard
Top-Loading Washing Machines Recalled by LG Due to Injury Hazard
Ridgid Pneumatic Nailers Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration or Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at the Home Depot
Wing Enterprises Recalls Switch-it Stepladder/Stepstools Due to Fall Hazard; Sold exclusively at Home Depot
LG Electronics Recalls Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards
Black & Decker Coffeemakers Recalled by Applica Consumer Products Due to Injury Hazard
JELD-WEN Recalls to Repair Interior Bifold Doors Due to Impact Hazard
Tricam Industries Recalls Easy Reach Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard; Sold exclusively at The Home Depot
Legrand Wiremold Recalls Power Strips Due to Electric Shock Hazard
GE Recalls Front Load Washers Due to Injury Hazard
Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewers Recalled by JCS Due to Burn Hazard
Gas Dryers Recalled by LG Electronics and Sears Due to Fire Hazard
Shower Light Trim and Glass Lens Recalled by Cooper Lighting Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards
Dishwashers Recalled by GE Due to Fire Hazard
Motion Sensing Security Lights Recalled by HeathCo Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
Flushmate Recalls Flushmate® III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System Recalled Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards
Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner Attachments Recalled by Homelite Due to Laceration Hazard
STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Cabinet Locks Recalled by Safety 1st Due to Lock Failure
Snow Throwers Recalled by Ariens Company Due to Injury Hazard
Ceiling Fans Recalled by Westinghouse Lighting Due to Shock and Fire Hazards
Hydrostatic Lawn Tractors Recalled by Hydro-Gear Due to Crash Hazard
LED Night Lights Recalled by AmerTac Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Gas Cylinders Recalled by Worthington Cylinders Wisconsin Due to Fire Hazard
Backpack Blowers Recalled by ECHO Due to Fire Hazard
Hand Trucks Recalled by Harper Trucks Due to Injury Hazard
General Electric Recalls Gas Rangetop with Grill Due to an Explosion Hazard
LG Electronics Announce Consumer Recall of Goldstar or Comfort-Aire Dehumidifiers Due to Burn and Flash Fire Hazard
John Deere Recalls Lawn Tractors Due to Laceration Hazard
John Deere Recalls Lawn Tractors Due to Brake Failure
Nine Manufacturers, Distributors Announce Consumer Recall of Pourable Gel Fuel Due to Burn and Flash Fire Hazards
Philips Lighting Recalls EnergySaver and Marathon Compact Fluorescent Dimmable Reflector Flood Lamps Due to Laceration Hazard
Lasko Recalls Box Fans Due To Fire Hazard
Summer Infant Baby Monitors Recalled Due to Choking Hazard
Summer Infant Handheld Video Baby Monitors Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
Rachael Ray™ Brand Two Quart Teakettle Recalled by Meyer Corporation, U.S. Due to Burn Hazard
Mini Tillers with Honda Engines Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
Ryobi Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire Hazard
GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard
Snow Blowers Recalled by The Toro Company Due To Fire Hazard
GE Recalls Front Load Washers Due to Fire and Shock Hazards
Maytag Recalls Dishwashers Due To Fire Hazard
Hampton Bay Dehumidifiers Recalled
*Never run a portable generator indoors, including garages, basements and crawl spaces *Get to fresh air right away if you start to feel dizzy or weak
Blitz USA Recalls Enviro-Flo™ Plus Fuel Containers Due to Fire Hazard
The recall involves green Enviro-Flo Plus spouts used with 1 and 2 gallon fuel containers. Only spouts with manufacture date codes listed from 04/17/2009 through 04/19/2009 are included in the recall. The manufacture date code is etched into the side of the spout. The spouts were used on fuel containers with item numbers 81005 (1 gallon) and 81010 (2 gallon) printed on the labels. Date codes affected include:
041709xx1 (April 17, 2009, Automated Assembly)
041809xx1 (April 18, 2009, Automated Assembly)
041909xx1 (April 19, 2009, Automated Assembly)
Name of Product: Intermatic Model ST01 and EI600 In-wall Electronic Timers
Units: About 240,000
Manufacturer: Intermatic Inc., of Spring Grove, Ill.
Hazard: When consumers trying to replace the timer’s battery place a metal object through the battery tray slot, the object can reach internal metal contacts, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received twelve reports of consumers receiving a minor shock while changing the timer’s battery.
Description: This recall involves the Intermatic in-wall electronic timers with model numbers ST01, ST01C, ST01AC, ST01AC70, ST01C70, ST01CL, EI600C, EI600LAC, EI600LAC8, EI600WC, and EI600WC8. This product is a lamp and appliance timer and typically takes the place of a standard wall switch. The timer is white, off-white, or almond and measures 2 1/2 inches high by 1 3/4 inches wide. Model numbers can be found on the packaging and on the instruction. In-Wall timers are included in this recall if (1) the brand name “Intermatic” is molded on the front of the timer cover door, (2) the timer has only four keypad buttons, and (3) there is no 3-digit date code (e.g. “04C”) stamped on the inside of the timer cover door. Timers with a 3-digit date code (e.g. “04C”) stamped on the inside of the timer cover door are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Retailers and electrical distributors nationwide from March 2007 through June 2009 for between $25 and $45.
Remedy: Consumers should not attempt to change the in-wall timer’s battery until they receive the repair kit. Consumers should contact Intermatic to obtain a free repair kit with installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Intermatic toll-free at (877) 417-4316 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.intermatic.com.
Home Depot Offset Patio Umbrellas Recalled
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with The Home Depot, announced a voluntary recall of Offset Patio Umbrellas. Sold January 2009 through February 2009 for about $250. The patio umbrellas are beige with a brown offset pole, stand 11 feet tall with a brown cross base about 18 inches long. The patio umbrella and its pole could tip over and strike consumers if the umbrella’s collar or sleeve is not removed prior to closing the umbrella, posing a risk of impact injury to consumers. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled patio umbrellas and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact The Home Depot toll free at (866) 403-5504 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
Look inside your Dual Fuel range at the left inside corner of the bottom drawer to find the model and serial number.
Brand: GE Profile
Model number begins with: J2B900
Serial number begins with: LD, MD, RD, SD, TD, VD, ZD, AF, DF, FF, GF, HF, LF, MF
Brand: GE Profile
Model number begins with: J2B915
Serial number begins with: MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG
To determine if your range is affected or to schedule the free repair, contact the General Electric Company (GE) toll free at: (888) 352-9764 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday or visit: the Web site for more information, www.geappliances.com/recall.
Consumers should immediately inspect the pressure gauge. If it points to the red zone, contact Kidde to receive a free replacement extinguisher. If the gauge is not in the red zone, but you have questions about an extinguisher within the listed model numbers, please contact Kidde for additional information.
For additional information, contact Kidde at (888) 345-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site for more information, www.Kidde.com.
Homelite Chain Saws Recalled
This recall involves Homelite brand chain saws with the following model numbers: UT10514, UT10516, UT10517, UT10518, UT10520, UT10540, UT10560 and UT10918. Affected chain saws have manufacture date between November 2007 and August 2008. Both the model number and the date of manufacture appear on the chain saws data plate, located beneath the rear handle of the saw. Products with a green "dot" sticker under the bottom side of the handle area and on the outside of the package are not subject to this recall.
Model Numbers: FG50057 or FG50069
Serial Numbers: 08K018821-08K018948, 08K043658-008K043785, 08K018309-08K018692, 08K018693-08K018820, 08K044554-08K044681, 08K054921-08K056968, 08K026501-08K033172, 08K052233-08K053512, 08K057481-08K057864, 08K057765-08K060045, 08K033317-08K038068, 08K040117-08K042708, 08K044572-08K047883, 08K048790-08K051669, 08K000001-08K000640, 08K007425-08K007808, 08K053641-08K054920, 08K000641-08K000768, 08U042773-08U046804, 08K006915-08K007042, 08K044042-08K044297, 08K048396-08K048523, 08K007299-08K007426, 08K044298-08K044425, 08K018949-08K019332, 08K016003-08K016258, 08K017797-08K017924, 08K044426-08K044553, 08K048268-08K048395, 08K017925-08K018052, 08K042277-08K042634, 08K015875-08K016002, 08K053385-08K053640, 08K007043-08K007298, 08K038069-08K038196, 08K051926-08K052052, 08K060193-08K060320
The model and serial numbers are printed on a rating plate label on the rear of the grill. The cabinet style grill has two doors and is silver-colored and black or silver-colored and gray. Blue Ember is printed on the grill's hood. About 47,000 grills, manufactured by Keesung Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Unisplendor Corp., of China were affected. They were sold at The Home Depot Stores nationwide from November 2007 through June 2008 for about $450.
Consumers should immediately stop using the grills, and inspect the burner
hoses to make sure they have been properly assembled. If the hose is to the
rear of the installed heat shield, the grill has been improperly assembled and
consumers should contact Fiesta for replacement hoses, assembly instructions,
and if necessary, for assistance in examining the grill. For additional
information, contact Fiesta toll-free at (866) 740-7849 between 7 a.m. and 5
p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web
site, or email the firm at email@example.com.
Some of the products can prematurely deteriorate and break, posing risk of injury to consumers. These are composite products that look similar to natural wood and are sold in different colors including Driftwood Grey, Pacific Cedar, Tuscan Walnut, Western Redwood, Chestnut and Greystone. Veranda products subject to the advisory were sold at The Home Depot stores, primarily in the Western United States.
Even if you see no visible signs of premature deterioration, if you purchased
affected product after January 1, 2005, please contact Louisiana-Pacific
Decking Customer Service at: 888-325-1184 or at the company's Web
DEWALT Cordless Brad Nailers
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with DEWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md., announced a voluntary recall of DEWALT DC608 Cordless Brad Nailers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The nailer can operate when the lock-off (safety) is in the locked position. Also, the nailer can operate when the trigger is not pulled and the contact trip is depressed. The unexpected ejection of a nail poses a serious injury hazard to consumers. About 14,000 nailers were affected. These were manufactured in Mexico and sold at wholesale distributors and retailers from October 2007 through May 2008 for about $280. DeWALT has received two reports of nailers operating when the lock-off (safety) was in the locked position. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the DEWALT DC608 18 Volt Cordless 2" 18 Gauge Straight Brad Nailer with date codes 200728 through 200821. “DC608” is located on the right side of the magazine. The date code can be found on the underside of the handle, once the battery pack is removed. Units stamped with an "M" following the date code are not included in this recall. Consumers should immediately stop using the nailers and contact DEWALT for the location of the nearest service center to receive a free repair.
For additional information, contact DEWALT toll-free at (866) 220-1481 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web
Lawn Mowers by American Honda Motor Corporation
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the American Honda Motor Corp,, today announced a voluntary recall of certain Honda Lawn Mowers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The lawn mower's rear shield can break off allowing debris to be thrown toward the operator, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers. American Honda has received one report of a shield breaking off the lawn mower. No injuries have been reported. Approximately 20,500 units, manufactured by the American Honda Motor Corp., of Torrance, California. They were sold by The Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2007 to June 2008 for about $900. This recall involves HRX walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRX217(K)2HXA and HRX217(K)2HMA. The model and serial number are printed on a label located on the upper rear of the mower deck. Serial numbers included in the recall are MAGA-1500001 through 1520532. The recalled lawn mowers are red with (HONDA) written on the bag.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact their local Honda Lawn and Garden dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled lawn mowers have been contacted by direct mail notification.
For additional information, contact Honda at (800) 426-7701 between 8:30 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the Honda
About 7,500 units manufactured in China and distributed by Progress Lighting, of Greenville, S.C. were affected. The recall involves the International Series indoor (foyer) light fixtures. The light fixture has metal hardware and frosted white glass. The fixtures use either incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. Made in/Hecho en/Fabrique aux China and the model number are written on the packaging and inside the fixture canopy, which is attached to the ceiling. Model numbers involved are: P2854-09EBWB, P2855-09EBWB, P2856-09EBWB, P2859-09EBWB, P2860-09EBWB, P2861-09EBWB, P3443-09, P3444-09, P3445-09, P3789-09, P3790-09, P3791-09, P4263-09, P4264-09, P4265-09,P4265-09EXP.
The fixtures were also sold under the Thomasville Lighting brand name. They were purchased through electrical/lighting distributors and The Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2005 through March 2008 for between $290 and $1,150. Consumers who have either Progress Lighting™ or Thomasville Lighting™ recalled ceiling lights should carefully remove any of the glass, and contact Progress Lighting to schedule a free inspection and replacement.
For more information, contact Progress Lighting toll-free at (877) 369-4548
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web
Manufactured Dates - located on the outside of master cartons
11 FEB 2008 12 FEB 2008 13 FEB 2008
The affected units were manufactured in the U.S. for Paslode, of Vernon Hills,
Ill. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fuel cells and
return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit. For
additional information, contact Paslode at (800) 222-6990 between 8 a.m. and
5:45 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web
site. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Home Depot FM Weather Alert Radio, Flashlight &
Cell Phone Chargers
The Home Depot has identified an issue with some of its FM Weather Alert Radio, Flashlight & Cell Phone Chargers in which the unit will not retain its charge. The units sold for $29.99 through stores in the Florida and Gulf Coast Region from May 2007 through June 2007. If you purchased one of these units, please return the unit to your local store for a full refund.
Bathroom Medicine Cabinets
RSI Home Products of Anaheim, California, has identified a problem with some of their Medicine Cabinets. The medicine cabinet mirrors can separate and break, posing a laceration hazard. RSI has received two reports of mirrors detaching and breaking. No injuries have been reported. This recall involves one style of bathroom medicine cabinets sold at The Home Depot. These include MasterBath® cabinets with a wide variety of finishes and manufactured to consumer specifications provided through The Home Depot. Approximately 8,600 units manufactured in the United States were affected. Of these some were sold at The Home Depot Retail Outlet stores nationwide during September 2007 for between $160 and $360 (MasterBath). Consumers should immediately remove and safely dispose of the cabinet mirrors. Consumers should contact RSI to receive free replacement mirrors. For additional information, contact RSI toll-free at (888) 774-8062 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.estatebath.com, www.insigniacabinets.com, www.masterbath.com.
Honda Lawn Mowers
Honda has identified a problem with some of its lawn mowers in which a crack can occur in the fuel tank causing a fuel leak. If gasoline leaking from the fuel tank is ignited, a fire or explosion can occur. Honda has received six reports of fuel leakage. No fires or injuries have been reported. The recall involves HRX walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRX217KHXA and HRX217KHMA. Only serial numbers from 1400001 through 1453714 are included in the recall. The model and serial number are printed on a label located on the upper rear of the deck. The lawn mower is dark gray with a red engine cover. The affected units were sold from January 2007 through September 2007 for between $800 and $900. Consumers should stop using these recalled lawn mowers immediately and contact Honda at (800) 426-7701 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the Web site.
Black & Decker Grasshog XP String Trimmer/Edgers
Black & Decker has identified a problem with its GH1000 Grasshog XP string trimmer/edgers in which the trimmer/edger's spool, spool cap and pieces of trimmer string can come loose during use and become airborne projectiles, posing a laceration hazard to the user as well as bystanders. The trimmer/edgers can also overheat posing a burn hazard to consumers. Trimmer/edgers with date codes 200546 through 200645 (representing manufacture dates of November 14, 2005 through November 6, 2006) are included in this recall. The date code is located on the underside of the trimmer/edger's handle. Only trimmers with black spool caps are included in the recall. Those with orange spool caps are not included in the recall. Black & Decker has received 707 reports of incidents, including 58 reports of injuries. Serious injuries included cuts to two consumers' legs that required medical attention. Minor injuries included bruises, lacerations, and facial injuries such as a welt and broken skin over a consumer's eye. There were also reports of property damage, including two broken windows. Consumers should contact Black & Decker at (888) 742-9158 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.
Del Monte Pet Treats and Wet Dog Food Products
Del Monte Pet Products has identified a problem with several of its products. Wheat gluten used in those products contained melamine, a substance not approved for use in food. Products include certain batches of Jerky Treats Beef flavor Dog Snacks, Gravy Train Beef Sticks Dog Snacks, Pounce Meaty Morsels Chicken flavor Cat Treats, Ol' Roy Beef Flavor Jerky Strips, Ol' Roy Beef Flavor Snack Sticks and Ol' Roy Bark'n' Bac'n Beef & Bacon Dog treats, Ol' Roy Beef Hearty Cuts of Beef, Ol' Roy Hearty Strips Beef and Ol' Roy Chunky Stew wet dog food, Dollar General Beef Sticks, Dollar General Beef Jerky Strips, Happy Trails Meaty Chunks Beef with Gravy wet dog food. For more information, visit the FDA Web site. Consumers can call Del Monte at (800) 949-3799 or visit the firm's Web site.
One World Technologies Throat Plates
One World Technologies has identified a problem with its throat plates sold with Ryobi router tables, in which the throat plates do not securely snap into the router's table top bit opening. The throat plate can come loose during operation and be ejected from the table top, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. There have been three reports of throat plates coming loose during use. Two consumers were struck on the nose by the throat plate and received a minor cut and bruising. The recall involves Ryobi router tables, model number RT101, which is written on the table's data plate on the table's front leg. Consumers should check to see that the throat plate on their router table securely snaps into the router bit opening. If it does not, consumers should contact One World Technologies for a free replacement set of throat plates. Call (800) 525-2579 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday-Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.
MTD Snow Throwers
MTD Products has identified a problem with some of its two-stage compact snow throwers. If the snow thrower's tires are over-inflated, the plastic wheel rims can burst and cause injuries, including lacerations and fractures. The company has received reports of 16 injuries to date. The affected snow throwers have two wheels and come in red, green, gray or black. The model number is located on the rear frame of the snow thrower. If you believe your snow thrower may be one of those recalled, please check the CPSC Web site. For more information on the recall, contact MTD at (888) 848-6038 between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or visit the company's Web site at www.mtdproducts.com.
Hampton Bay® Transitional Collection Fire Truck and Bulldozer Accent Lamp with Night Lights
The Home Depot has identified a problem with Hampton Bay Transitional Collection fire truck and bulldozer accent lamps with night lights, which were sold between January-June 2006. The glass window of the fire truck and bulldozer night light can become dislodged, fall, and shatter, which poses a laceration hazard and a serious risk of injury if the glass pieces are ingested by a small child. No injuries have been reported. If you have one of these lamps, please return it to your nearest The Home Depot store for a full refund.
Forever-Glo Nite Lites Recalled
American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. (AmerTac) has identified a potential hazard with select lights. An electrical short circuit in the light can cause it to overheat, posing a fire or burn hazard. The recall involves Forever-Glo Nite Lites with model numbers 75001 and 75002 (C8A5) and a manufacture date of April 2004 or later. The affected models were sold from May 2004 through December 2005. Discontinue use immediately and contact AmerTac at 1-800-420-7511 for a full refund or two free replacement nite lites.
Porter-Cable® 7-1/4 inch MAG-Saw™ Circular Saws
Porter-Cable has identified a potential hazard with 7-1/4 inch MAG-Saw Circular Saws. The lower guard on these saws could stick in the open position, posing a risk of severe lacerations. The recall involves model numbers 324MAG (serial numbers 10001 through 108962), 325MAG (serial numbers 10001 through 014712), 423MAG (serial numbers 10001 through 100371), and 424MAG (serial numbers 10001 through 012690). The affected products were sold from March 2004 through November 2005. Discontinue use and contact Porter-Cable at 1-800-949-7930 for a free inspection and repair, if necessary.
Charmglow Gas Grill Model 720-0036-HD-05 Recalled
Nexgrill Industries Inc. has identified a potential hazard with select Charmglow gas grills (model 720-0036-HD-05). The hose connecting the propane tank with the manifold may run too close to the firebox, potentially causing the hose to leak gas or catch fire. The grills were sold at The Home Depot stores between November 2004 and June 2005. Contact Nexgrill Customer Service at 1-888-568-9888 for a free self-installation repair kit.
Skil® Table Saw Model 3400
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation has identified a potential product hazard with select Skil Table Saws, Model 3400. In some units the blade drive mechanism may loosen or the motor may separate from the tool, potentially resulting in property damage or injury. Only SkilÂ® table saws with model number 3400 printed on the front side of the table base with 2002 date codes 28501-28831, 2003 date codes 38101-39231 or 2004 date codes 48101-48811 printed on the upper right corner of the table base are affected. The affected products were sold between February 2003 and October 2004. Contact Robert Bosch Tool Corporation to receive a repair kit.
SMC 18-Inch Oscillating Fans
SMC and Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), are voluntarily recalling SMC 18-inch oscillating fan models SR-18 and SP-18.