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Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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September 26, 2008
Alert #08-610
Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Recalled by BRP US Inc. Due to Drive Axle Failure; Riders Can Be Thrown From Snowmobile
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Ski-Doo Snowmobiles
Units: About 18,000
Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Canada
Distributor: BRP US Inc., of Sturtevant, Wisconsin
Hazard: Cracks can develop in the welded joints of the drive axle assembly of the snowmobile and can result in complete breakage. If this happens the track of the vehicle can unexpectedly lock, causing riders to be ejected off the vehicle or lose control and collide with bystanders, a fixed object or other vehicles. This poses a risk of serious injury or death.
Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received 20 reports of locked tracks, including one report of a broken femur and reports of minor injuries such as bruises.
Description: This recall involves Ski-Doo Model Year 2008 and 2009 snowmobiles. Models included in the recall are listed below. Model numbers are printed on the side panels of the snowmobiles.
Ski-Doo Model Year 2008
MXZ X 800R PowerTEK MXZ X 600HO SDI
MXZ Adrenaline 800R PowerTEK MXZ Adrenaline 600HO SDI
MXZ TNT 500SS MXZ Trails 500SS
GSX Limited Touring 600HO SDI GSX Limited 800R PowerTEK
GSX Limited 600HO SDI GSX Sport 500SS
MXZ Renegade X 800R PowerTEK MXZ Renegade X 600HO SDI
MXZ Renegade 800R PowerTEK MXZ Renegade 600HO SDI
Summit X 800R Power TEK Summit Everest 800R PowerTEK
MXZ X 600RS


Ski-Doo Model Year 2009
MXZ TNT 600HO E-TEC
Sold by: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from June 2007 through September 2008 for between $7,000 and $12,500.
Manufactured in: Canada
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact their local Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. Consumers with recalled snowmobiles are being sent direct notice from BRP.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.ski-doo.com


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-412 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 674-5497
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Toy Police Cars
Units: About 3,000
Importer: TCB Imports, of Vernon, California
Hazard: The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves toy police cars with a friction function. When the toy car is pushed forward, the car builds momentum. When released, the car moves forward on its own. The cars were sold in red/white and purple/white color combinations. The cars measure 8 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches. Item number TF820 is printed on the product's packaging.
Sold at: Dollar and discount stores nationwide from May 2008 through August 2008 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this toy away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TCB Imports, Inc. at (888) 674-5497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.tcbimports.com


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-410 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 813-3155
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: (866) 266-8007
Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Razor Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles
Units: About 30,000
Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.
Hazard: The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander.
Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly surging forward, including two reports of injuries.
Description: This recall involves Razor Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or 103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging. Product ID numbers beginning with 103110-03 or later are not included in this recall.
Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007 for about $400.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor for a free replacement controller.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-3155 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-409 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 314-9870
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: (866) 266-8007
Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Razor PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters
Units: About 103,000
Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.
Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.
Description: The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with:
Y708 Y709 Y710 Y711 Y712
Y801 Y802 Y803 Y804 Y805
Y806 Y807 Y808
The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a "V" followed by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.
Sold by: Authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through September 2008 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2008
Release #08-408 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 309-0299
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
TV Stands Recalled By Studio RTA Due to TV Tip-over Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: TV Stands
Units: About 48,600
Distributor: Studio RTA, of Pico Rivera, Calif.
Manufacturers: King Pao Enterprise Co. Ltd. and Studio Link Corp. Ltd., of China
Hazard: The stability of the stands does not meet industry standards to prevent TV tip-over, posing a risk of injury or death to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves four different TV stand models. Model numbers are printed on the packaging and instruction's sheet.
"E Series" Model 060331: The product consists of two glass shelves, a lower shelf made of metal, and black leg and frame components.
"Fierro" Model 402875: This product was sold exclusively by Best Buy. The product consists of three glass shelves with black leg and frame components.
"Madison DLP" Model 060176: The product consists of three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs, and a black fiberboard back panel.
"Madison 3000" Model 060090: The product consists of three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs, and a metal mesh back panel.
Sold by: Best Buy (model 402875) and other retailers nationwide from May 2004 through August 2008 for about between $220 and $260.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the TV from the stand and contact Studio RTA to receive a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Studio RTA toll-free at (888) 309-0299 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.studiorta.com


"Madison 3000" TV Stand


Model 060176 "Madison DLP"


Model 402875 "Fierro" TV Stand


Model 606331 "E Series" TV Stand
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2008
Release #08-407 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 382-3823
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Igloo Products Announces Recall of Coolers Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively in West Marine Stores
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Igloo Marine Elite Coolers
Units: About 7,200
Manufacturer: Igloo Products Corp., of Katy, Texas
Hazard: Sharp edges on the stainless steel latch attached to the cooler can pose a laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Igloo Products has received eight reports of lacerations requiring stitches on the consumer's legs or arms.
Description: This recall involves Marine Elite coolers sold in white with stainless steel latches. The coolers were sold in four sizes: 72 quart, 94 quart, 128 quart and 162 quart.
Sold at: West Marine stores nationwide from January 2008 to July 2008 for between $80 and $375.
Manufactured in: United States (cooler) and China (latch)
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the cooler immediately and contact Igloo Products Corp. to receive a free latch replacement kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Igloo Products toll-free at (888) 257-0934 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.igloocoolers.com/safetyalert


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2008
Release #08-406 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 739-4120
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores Recall SmartSpace Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: SmartSpace Papasan Chairs
Units: About 6,000
Importer: Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio
Hazard: The chairs were sold without a warning label instructing consumers to lock the chair's legs before sitting. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Jo-Ann has received five reports of chairs collapsing when the legs were not locked. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the SmartSpace Papasan chair. The silver metal frame chair has a circular fabric seat that sits on a 10-inch-tall base. The fabric seat used with the papasan chairs were sold in purple, pacific, lime yellow and gray. A hangtag on the chair reads "Smartspace Papasan Chair 1 piece."
Sold at: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores nationwide from June 2008 through September 2008 for about $25.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the chair until a warning label, instructing consumers to engage the legs in the locked position before use, has been obtained from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jo-Ann Stores at (888) 739-4120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or send an email to guest.services@joann.com


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2008
Release #08-404 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 448-6728
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Harry Potter Bookends Recalled By Giftco Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Harry Potter Bookends
Units: About 36,000
Importer: Giftco Inc., of Vernon Hills, Ill.
Hazard: The paint on the bookends contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves poly-stone bookends painted and shaped in the characters of the Harry Potter book series. Bookend characters include Harry Potter, Hedwig and Hermione, and Crookshank.
Sold at: Elementary school fundraising programs, discount and dollar stores nationwide from June 2004 through January 2006 for between $3 and $28.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bookends away from children and return them to Giftco for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Giftco Inc. toll-free at (888) 448-6728 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://mail.giftcoinc.com


Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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September 23, 2008
Alert #08-609
Euro-Pro and QVC Recall Deep Fryers Due to Burn Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Cooks Essentials Deep Fryers
Units: About 1,600
Retailer: QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa.
Distributor: Euro-Pro Operating LLC, of Newton, Mass.
Hazard: The fryers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled fryers include QVC Cook Essentials 3 Liter Stainless Steel Deep Fryers with three baskets. The fryers were sold as item number K14942. Model number F1053Q is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the fryers.
Sold through: QVC's televised shopping programs and its Web site from April 2008 through May 2008 for about $60 including shipping costs.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Known purchasers were mailed instructions on obtaining a full refund. Consumers who have not received instructions should contact QVC for refund instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET any day, or visit the firm's Web site at www.qvc.com