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This report is covers recalls issued August 1 to August 8, 2013.
Holgate Toys is recalling Playmat Sets sold exclusively at Wegmans Food Stores nationwide from October 2012 to June 2013. The wheels on the wooden vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The Wegmans Playmat Set includes a 24-inch by 30-inch cotton canvas playmat and four toy wooden vehicles. UPC Code 0 7789028735 4 is printed on the back of the box.
Consumers should return the sets to Wegmans Food Stores for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Holgate Toys at (855) 344-7488 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.holgatetoys.com.
Giant Bicycle is recalling XtC Bicycles and Seatposts sold nationwide from November 2012 to May 2013. The bicycle seatposts on the affected bicycles and the after-market seatposts can crack, posing a fall hazard.
This recall includes 2013 model year Giant XtC Advanced SL 29er 0 and 29er 1 series bicycles and 27.2 mm carbon fiber seatposts sold separately. The SL 29er 0 model bicycle is white, black and blue. The SL 29er 1 model is white, black and red.
Consumer should contact a Giant Bicycle dealer for a free replacement seatpost. Consumers can also contact Giant Bicycle Inc. at (866) 458-2555 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.giant-bicycles.com-en-us/.
Big Lots is recalling Tabletop Torches sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from March 2013 to June 2013. Once lit, the glass citronella table torches can flare up and emit burning lamp oil onto consumers and property, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves large and small round tabletop torches that have a wick and burn liquid citronella fuel.
‘Table Top Torch distributed by Big Lots, Inc.’ and item #DC12-21111 (large torch) or Item #DC10-20160 (small torch) is printed on a yellow label on the bottom of the large torch and on a hang tag on the small torch.
Consumers should return the torches to any Big Lots store for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Big Lots at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.biglots.com .
WIND SPEED SENSORS:
LSI is recalling Wind Speed Sensors distributed by LSI distributors nationwide from March 2013 to June 2013. he sensor can fail to display an accurate data reading and cause crane operators and other users to incorrectly gauge wind conditions, posing a risk of injury from impact.
This recall involves LSI model GS025 wind speed sensors with serial numbers 100015 and 100412. Model and serial numbers can be found on the underside of the product’s base.
Consumers should contact LSI at (888) 819-4355 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.loadsystems.com for instructions on returning the recall sensor for a replacement unit.
LIGHT-UP FROGS & DUCKS:
Toysmith is recalling Light-up toy frogs and ducks sold exclusively at Cost Plus World Market from July 2012 to December 2012. The metal conductor pin on the bottom of the toys can come out, posing a choking hazard.
This recall includes light-up soft plastic toy frogs and ducks that light up when the sensors on the bottom of the product are touched or placed in water. There is a round tag attached to the product with the UPC number 2424 5159.
Consumers should return them to place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact Toysmith at (800) 356-0474 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Glideaway is recalling Sleepharmony Metal Youth Beds in pink sold nationwide from February 2012 to June 2013. The surface paint on the pink-colored youth beds contains levels of lead.
This recall involves pink-colored twin-size, metal beds with three pink heart-shaped designs on both the footboard and headboard. The model number for the pink beds is #MB-YPT-R1 and can be found on the box and the instruction sheet that came with the bed.
Consumers should contact Glideaway at (800) 428-5222, ext. 265 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. CT on Fridays or online at www.glideaway.com/recall/ for instructions for exchanging the bed for a replacement or for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.
Gerber is recalling Gerber® ‘Uppercut’ Fixed Blade Knife and Sheath Set sold nationwide from March 2013 to June 2013. The Uppercut sheath does not hold the knife securely, allowing the knife to come out of the sheath unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.
All Uppercut Knife and Sheath sets include a black nylon sheath with an engraved Gerber sword and shield logo printed on the front and ”GERBER” engraved on the snap clip on the back. The Uppercut sets that were sold in a box have model number 30-000650 printed on the box. Sets sold in blister pack packaging have model number 31-001727 printed on the packaging.
Consumers should contact Gerber Legendary Blades at (800) 289-4560 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at
Cannondale is recallling Cannondale Slice RS bicycles and frame sets sold nationwide from October 2012 to June 2013. The brake plates can loosen and break, posing a fall hazard.
This recall includes all 2013 model year Cannondale triathlon and time trial Slice RS bikes including the Black Edition, Ultegra and Ultegra Di2 bicycles and framesets.
Consumer should return the bike to a Cannondale retailer for a free repair, a Cannondale Terramo helmet and Classic Jersey.
Consumers can also contact Cannondale at (800) 245-3872 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cannondale.com.
For more information on all of the above recalled consumer products, visit: www.recalls.org.