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This report is for the week of June 7-12, 2014.
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Hitachi Koki is recalling Hitachi Koki Pneumatic Nailer sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2012 to May 2014. The pneumatic nailers can jam and override the safety switch that permits only one nail to fire at a time, posing an injury risk.
Affected model numbers are NR83A2(Y) and NR83A3. Model numbers are located on a label attached to the side of the nailers and on the outside of the box containing the product. Model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org.
Consumers should contact Hitachi Koki U.S.A. at (844) 666-9469 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hitachipowertools.com for instructions on how to return the product for a free repair.
Cost Plus is recalling Glass Bubble Knobs sold exclusively at Cost Plus World and World Market stores nationwide from October 2010 to April 2014. The knobs can break and expose sharp pieces of glass, posing a risk of laceration.
This recall involves glass bubble knobs used on cabinet doors and drawers. The knobs were sold in two sizes and six colors including: blue, amethyst, pink, green, smoke and clear. The larger knobs are about 1.25 inches in diameter. They have the following SKU Numbers: 436237, 436238, 444999, 462257, 462258, 462259, 462260, 468301, and 468302.
Consumers should return the knobs to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Cost Plus Management Services Inc.at (877) 967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily or online at www.worldmarket.com.
Weil-McLain is recalling Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers distributed nationwide and in Canada from June 2012 to March 2014. A cap on the boiler’s manifold can crack and release gas into the home, posing a risk of fire and explosion.
This recall involves Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH gas-fired boilers used for space heating. The boilers have a serial number range between CP 6557046 and CP 6955985. Model and serial numbers are located on a bar-coded label affixed to the lower right side of the boiler, behind the removable front panel.
Consumers should contact Weil-McLain at (888) 770-7139 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.weil-mclain.com to schedule a free inspection and repair.
SCOTT is recalling 2014 SCOTT® Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycle sold nationwide from August 2013 to May 2014. The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.
This recall involves model year 2014 SCOTT men’s and women’s road bicycles, models Speedster 30, Speedster 40, Contessa Speedster 25 and Contessa Speedster 35. The following serial number ranges are included in the recall: AS30500001–AS30504930, AS30700001–AS30704651, AS30900001–AS30903278, AS31100001–AS31103744 and AS40101604–AS40105463.
Consumers should take the bicycle to an authorized SCOTT dealer. Consumers can also contact Scott USA at (888) 607-8365 ext. 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.scott-sports.com.
More information on all of these recall notices is available at www.recalls.org.