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Check Your Home for These Recalled Recreational and Home Products Now that Spring is Here

 

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung. Warm weather means kids are playing outside and families are firing up their grills and working on the lawn. Before you use spring-related products this season, check to see if they have been recalled.  It could save your family's lives.  You can find out more about these recalls at www.cpsc.gov.

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Product

Recall Press Release with Photo

Hazard

Adventure Playsets

(240,000 units)

11-262

The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard.

Pacific Cycle Dartmouth Swing Sets

(5,500 units)

11-313

The sling-style swing seats can crack or split prematurely, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

 

Slalom Glider

(900 units)

12-109

The Slalom Glider is a playground slide that lacks a transition platform on the top and sides on the chute. Children can fall when moving from the ladder to the slide and when descending the chute.

Uni-O Portable LP Gas Grills

(4,530 units)

12-077

The regulator on the grill can leak gas, which can ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Westinghouse

Ceiling Fans

(7,000 units)

12-135

The two 60-watt light bulbs included with the ceiling fans exceed the fan's maximum wattage, which can cause the ceiling fans to overheat or fail. This poses fire and shock hazards to consumers.

Pourable Gel Fuel

(2.5 million bottles)

11-255

11-336

11-337

11-338

11-339

11-340

11-344

11-346

12-002

12-007

12-020

 

The pourable gel fuel can ignite unexpectedly and splatter onto people and objects nearby when it is poured into a firepot that is still burning. This hazard can occur if the consumer does not see the flame or is not aware that the firepot is still ignited. Gel fuel that splatters and ignites can pose fire and burn risks to consumers that can be fatal.

Kiddieland Toys Fairies Plastic Racing Trikes

(12,000 units)

12-029

The plastic fairy figures protrude from the top of the handle bar, posing a laceration hazard if a child falls on them.

Build-A-Bear Swimwear Set With Inflatable Inner Tube

(19,720 units)

12-041

The inner tube accessory can be pulled over a small child's head, posing a strangulation hazard.

American Honda Grass Trimmers

(14,000 units)

12-121

The shaft can crack and cause the lower gear case and cutting attachment to detach, posing a laceration hazard to the operator and bystanders.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to these product recalls or involve a different hazard with the same products. Please tell us about your experience with the products on SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Release #12-165

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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