The 373,000 Avalons being recalled in the U.S. range from the 2000 model year through to 2004 and have improper casting of the steering lock bar – a component for the steering system – causing cracks to develop on the surface.
Portable baby recliners that are supposed to help fussy babies sleep better are being recalled after the death of an infant.
Smith+Noble of Corona, Calif., has added its name to the retailers joining the December 2009 voluntary recall of all Roman shades and roll-up blinds, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Atico International USA Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has announced a voluntary recall of bamboo torches that it says may pose a laceration hazard to users.
Perdue Farms Inc. is recalling thousands of pounds of frozen chicken nugget products officials say could contain foreign materials.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the gas caps on these Chinese-made vehicles can leak or detach, posing a fire hazard. Also, the throttles can get stuck, allowing the mini-bikes and go-carts to unexpectedly accelerate.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
In 2008, a 2-year-old boy was found dead in Vinalhaven, Maine, with his neck trapped. The top of his tent was attached by both clips and pieces of nylon rope.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the 82,000 cribs on recall could pose a suffocation or entrapment risk to young children if the drop-side rail on the crib detaches because of faulty hardware.
The company has received 2,200 reports of carburetor leaks, no reports of fires or injuries.
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About 137,000 pieces of imported children’s jewelry sold at two stores popular with preteen girls – Justice and Limited Too – were recalled Tuesday for high levels of cadmium, the latest in a series of recalls involving the toxic metal.
Ford’s recall is expected to begin in July. Chrysler says owners should be notified in August.
Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare business is recalling several products because of a chemical odor.
Hazard: The poles can fracture or crack and fall over, posing a risk of serious injury or death to patrons and bystanders from being hit or crushed.