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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
November 13, 2008
Release #09-044 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 252-9889
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Cobra Electronics Recalls Children's Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys "R" Us 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: Children's Two-Way Radios
Units: About 8,000
Manufacturer: Cobra Electronics, of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves two-way radios with the 300 mah "CEL" batteries. The walkie talkie style radios are made of pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The batteries are standard AAA Nickle Metal Hydride battery cells with a black wrapper with the battery name 300 mah (CEL) with the date code (TF or RF) on the battery itself.
Sold by: Toys "R" Us Stores nationwide from August 2008 through September 2008 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the two-way radios and contact the company for a free replacement and a 20% off coupon for a future purchase at www.cobra.com. If batteries have leaked on to the radio, do not touch the liquid, and contact the company for a free replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Cobra Electronics toll-free at (888) 252-9889 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.cobra.com






NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
Release #09-043 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 275-6633
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Swim 'N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell's Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children
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: CORAL Swim 'N Score Pool Stix
Units: About 130
Retailer: Modell's Sporting Goods, of New York, N.Y.
Manufacturer: ERO Industries (no longer in business), of Mount Prospect, Ill.
Hazard: Children can fall or land on these dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. Eye and other facial injuries are also possible. In April 2001, CPSC banned certain types of dive sticks.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Pool Stix are weighted plastic tubes, which stand upright when tossed into water. The sticks are about 8" long and were sold in packs of 6 in various colors. The UPC (#4969382814) is printed on the product's packaging.
Sold at: Modell's Sporting Goods stores nationwide from August 1999 to October 2008 for about $3.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should keep children from playing with the recalled dive sticks and return the product to any Modell's Sporting Goods for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Modell's at (800) 275-6633 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.modells.com/recall


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
Release #09-041 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 231-3470
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking 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: My Little Train Classics Toy Trains
Units: About 18,000
Importer: JA-RU Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla.
Hazard: The recalled toy contain small parts which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: My Little Train Classics wooden toy trains are available in two styles. One, with a yellow cab, blue body and six red wheels and the other with a blue cab, red boiler, wooden base and four black wheels. The item #5293 is the same for both styles and is located in the lower left hand corner on the front of the package.
Sold at: Various wholesalers and retailers nationwide from March 2007 through October 2008 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the toy train away from children immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact JA-RU at (800) 231-3470 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.


Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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November 13, 2008
Alert #09-709
Lighted Showcases Recalled by Seventh Avenue Due to Fire 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: 5 Tier Lighted Showcases
Units: About 700
Importer: Seventh Avenue, of Monroe, Wis.
Manufacturer: New Star Manufacturing Trading Share Ltd., of Hong Kong
Hazard: The lighted showcase's plug adaptor can overheat and melt the adaptor's plastic housing, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Seventh Avenue has received six reports of the units overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Description: The 5 tier lighted showcase has a curved metal tubular frame with vertical rods, a circular metal top and bottom with a painted gold tone and black finish. A 12-watt light is attached under the top shelf. The unit also has three round glass shelves. The showcase measures about 59 inches high and 10 inches wide.
Sold at: Seventh Avenue Outlet Store, Seventh Avenue's spring 2009 catalogs, and online at www.seventhavenue.com from December 2007 through August 2008 for about $140.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the 5 Tier Lighted Showcase and unplug the adaptor from the wall socket. After the device is unplugged, cut the wire cord to the adaptor and return the adaptor to Seventh Avenue for a free replacement showcase. Seventh Avenue is directly contacting purchasers.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Seventh Avenue at (800) 991-4442 between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.seventhavenue.com




Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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November 13, 2008
Alert #09-708
Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled by American Honda Motor Due to Risk of Swing Arm Weld Failure
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: Honda Off-Road Competition Motorcycles
Units: About 13,000
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Hazard: The weld on the right side of the swing arm can fail, causing the rider to lose control and crash. This could pose a risk of injury or death to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: Honda has received two reports of swing arms cracking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves model year 2007-2008 Honda CRF150R/RB motocross competition motorcycles.
Sold by: Honda motorcycle dealers nationwide from September 2006 through October 2008 for between $4,300 and $4,400.
Manufactured in: Japan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled off-road motorcycles and contact any Honda dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled motorcycles are being sent a direct notice.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honda toll-free at (866) 784-1870 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.powersports.honda.com