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December 6, 2010

Cabinet locks, Roman shades make product recall lists

The following is a listing of consumer safety product recalls notices issued by various federal, and/or state  consumer safety agencies across the nation. gathers these notices and issues weekly consolidated reports for release to news services.  These lists  are published here in the interest of our readership and the safety of the general public.

The following listing is for the week of November 28 to December 2.

First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Locks

Cabinet Locks:  The First Years® is recalling The First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Swing Locks sold nationwide from September 2008 to September 2010. The installed latches can break and children could gain access to contents of a cabinet, posing the risk of exposure to hazardous items. This recall involves The First Years American Red Cross cabinet swing locks with item number Y7181. An America Red Cross logo and “cabinet swing lock” is printed on the package. “American Red Cross” is molded onto the front of
the lock. A date code is printed on the bottom of the back of the package and on the back side of each latch just above the connection point.

Consumers should contact The First Years at (866) 725-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit to obtain a $5 coupon.

Mylanta and Alternagle Products: Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Co. (JJMCP) is recalling,
from the wholesale and retail level, twelve MYLANTA® liquid products and one AlternaGEL® liquid product. JJMCP is conducting the recall in order to update the labeling for these products. JJMCP initiated the recall due to the presence of alcohol from flavoring agents was not noted on the packaging. The specific products involved are being recalled in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Consumers with questions should call our Consumer Care Center at 1-800-469-5268 (available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET and Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time.) For a complete list of the product recalled go to

Night Lights: American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. is recalling Forever-Glo® Cylinder Nite Lites sold nationwide from May 2009 to September 2010. An electrical short circuit in the night light can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt which can burn consumers or result in a fire. The recalled Forever-Glo® Cylinder Nite Lite is a cylinder shaped night light with a white base and clear top that plugs into the wall. Only Model Number 71107 with a manufacturer code of SY is included in this recall. The model number and manufacturer code are printed on the back of the night light.

Consumers should contact AmerTac at (800) 420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit or for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Roman Shades

Blinds sold at Lowe’s: Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. is recalling Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold nationwide from 1999 to June 2010. Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck. This recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Lowe’s.

Consumers should contact the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) for free repair kits at (800) 506-4636 anytime or visit Consumers can also contact Lowe’s at (800) 445-6937 anytime or visit

More information on all above listed recalls is available at

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