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Things To Know: 6 CPSC Recalls

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1. Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Crown-Boiler-Recalls-Home-Heating-Boilers/

2. L&F International Trade Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/LF-International-Trade-Recalls-Renovated-Mattresses/

3. K2 Sports Recalls Kickboards/Scooters Due to Fall Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/K2-Sports-Recalls-Kickboard-Scooters/

4. SRAM Recalls Derailleurs for Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Derailleurs-for-Bicycles/

5.  Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Manhattan-Group-Recalls-Baby-Rattles/

6. Wearever Girl’s Hooded Jacket Sets Recalled by David’s Place Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Wearever-Girls-Hooded-Jacket-Sets-Recalled-by-Davids-Place/

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1. Recall Date: December 3, 2013

Recall Number: 14-035

Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Gas-fired hot water boilers

Hazard: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners in the event that there is a blockage in the vent system allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to the consumer. 

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Crown Boiler Company toll-free at (855) 688-0776 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, e-mail cap@crownboiler.com or online at www.crownboiler.com and click on CPSC Product Recall Announcement for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Crown-Boiler-Recalls-Home-Heating-Boilers/

Recall Details

Units: About 2,200

Description: This recall involves Crown Boiler CWD series cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum to heat water in home baseboard, floor or radiator heating systems. The boilers are red and gray, about 37 inches tall, about 23 inches deep and range from about 16 to 42 inches wide. The Crown Boiler logo is on the front of the boiler. Recalled boilers have model numbers that begin with CWD and were manufactured between May 1, 2005 and July 1, 2013. The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler. The manufacturing date appears under “Series” in the MM/DD/YYYY or M/D/YYYY format or as a two-letter code. Recalled models have dates between 5/1/2005 and 7/1/2013 or one of the following two-letter codes:

EB, FB, GB, HB, IB, JB, KB, LB

AC, BC, CC, DC, EC, FC, GC, HC, IC, JC, KC, LC

AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, FD, GD, HD, ID, JD, KD, LD

AE, BE, CE, DE, EE, FE, GE, HE, IE, JE, KE, LE

AF, BF, CF, DF, EF, FF, GF, HF, IF, JF, KF, LF

AG, BG, CG, DG, EG, FG, GG, HG, IG, JG, KG, LG

AH, BH, CH, DH, EH, FH, GH, HH, IH, JH, KH, LH

AI, BI, CI, DI, EI, FI, GI, HI, II, JI, KI, LI

AJ, BJ, CJ, DJ, EJ, FJ.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers with recalled boilers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or Crown Boiler to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers who continue using the boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home.

Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2005 through July 2013 for between $4,000 and $6,700.

Manufacturer: Crown Boiler Company, of Philadelphia

Manufactured in: United States

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2. Recall Date: December 3, 2013

Recall Number: 14-036

L&F International Trade Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Mattresses and mattresses with foundations

Hazard: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:  Replace

Consumer Contact:  L&F International Trade, call collect at (301) 595-1062 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email LFinternationalinc@gmail.com for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/LF-International-Trade-Recalls-Renovated-Mattresses/

Recall Details

Units: About 1,000

Description: This recall involves L&F International Trade’s renovated (rebuilt) twin, full, queen and king-size mattresses and mattresses with foundations. The used mattresses were stripped to the springs and rebuilt by L&F International Trade. They have an ivory knit fabric cover with a botanical pattern. The recalled mattresses have a yellow tag with “L&F International Trade Inc., 10726A Tucker St., Beltsville, MD 20705” printed on them.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumer should immediately contact L&F International Trade and arrange to have the recalled mattress sets returned and have a compliant rebuilt mattress or mattress set  delivered free of charge.

Sold at: Best Buy Furniture, Takoma Park, Md.; Capital Discount, Washington, D.C.; Carolina Furniture, Hyattsville, Md.; Easy Buy Furniture, Washington, D.C. and Value Furniture, Bladensburg, Md. from November 2011 through July 2012 for about $100.

Manufacturer: L&F International Trade, of Beltsville, Md.

Manufactured in: United States

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3. Recall Date: December 4, 2013

Recall Number: 14-037

K2 Sports Recalls Kickboards/Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters

Hazard: The front assembly of the kickboards/scooters can break and the handle can detach or partially detach, causing loss of control or loss of balance. This poses a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: K2 Sports toll-free at (866) 302-9996 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email the firm at kickboard@k2sports.com or online at www.k2sports.com and click on Important Safety Information for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/K2-Sports-Recalls-Kickboard-Scooters/

Recall Details

Units: About 400

Description: This recall involves K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters with item code I10700100. Revo Kick and the item code are printed on a sticker on the underside of the deck. The kickboard/scooter is made of aluminum, has three wheels, a wooden deck and a vertical handle with a round grip. The kickboards/scooters measure about 32 inches long and 40 inches high.  The deck has a red, white and blue design with K2 printed on it.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kickboards/scooters and contact K2 Sports for a full refund.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at K2skates.com from March 2010 through September 2013 for about $200.

Distributor: K2 Sports, of  Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured in: China

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4. Recall Date: December 4, 2013          

Recall Number: 14-038

SRAM Recalls Derailleurs for Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bicycle chain derailleurs

Hazard:  The rear derailleur’s rear pivot pin can loosen or dislodge causing the rear derailleur to jam or interfere with the wheel, posing a fall hazard. 

Remedy:  Replace

Consumer Contact:  SRAM at (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday CT or online at www.sram.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/SRAM-Recalls-Derailleurs-for-Bicycles/

Recall Details

Units: 1,700

Description: The SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur is a device that moves a bicycle chain gears on the rear wheel. The name SRAM RED and the serial number of the derailleur are located on the back of the inner pulley wheel cage plate and visible when looking thru the spokes of the bicycle wheel.  Serial numbers of affected products begin with one of the following four-digit codes:

            31T2                37T2                43T2                49T2                03T3                09T3

            32T2                38T2                44T2                50T2                04T3                10T3

            33T2                39T2                45T2                51T2                05T3                11T3

            34T2                40T2                46T2                52T2                06T3

            35T2                41T2                47T2                01T3                07T3

            36T2                42T2                48T2                02T3                08T3

The recalled derailleurs manufacturing dates are September 2012 through March 2013.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received reports of 43 incidents in the U.S. with one report of scrapes and bruises.  

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled SRAM RED derailleurs and return the bicycles to the place of purchase or any SRAM dealer for a free replacement, including installation. Consumers who bought the derailleurs as a stand-alone product can take them to the place of purchase for a free replacement or, for those who can make the equipment change themselves, contact SRAM for instructions on how to return the recalled product for the free replacement.

Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2012 to November 2013 for approximately $380 as an aftermarket installation.  They were also sold as original equipment on new high-end bicycles.

Manufacturer: SRAM, LLC, of Chicago, Ill.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

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5. Recall Date: December 4, 2013

Recall Number: 14-039

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles

Hazard:  The colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on RECALLS at the bottom of the home page for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Manhattan-Group-Recalls-Baby-Rattles/

Recall Details

Units: About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada

Description: This recall includes the Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattle. The plastic rattles have four, colored arches (red, orange, green and blue) with sliding beads on each of the arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white and blue elastic.  The rattle arches measure about 5 inches in diameter.  The product was sold with or without a box. “Manhattan Toy” is printed on one of the arches.

Incidents/Injuries: Manhattan Group has received four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Sold at: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15.

Importer: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

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6. Recall Date: December 4, 2013

Recall Number: 13-040

Wearever Girl’s Hooded Jacket Sets Recalled by David’s Place Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Girl’s long sleeve hooded jacket and pant sets

Hazard: The jackets sold with the set have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines for children’s upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC’s actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Remedy: Refund, Repair

Consumer Contact: David’s Place Off Price Clothing toll-free at (888) 394-1398 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or e-mail at dania@ymijeans.com for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Wearever-Girls-Hooded-Jacket-Sets-Recalled-by-Davids-Place/

Recall Details

Units: About 60

Description: This recall includes Wearever Girl brand girl’s long sleeve zip-up 100% cotton hooded jackets sold as a set with brown pants. The brown hooded jackets have thin aqua, light pink and light green horizontal stripes and sold in girl’s sizes 7 to 16. There is a brown, flat drawstring around the neck of the jackets. “Wearever Girl” is printed on a label on the back inside neck of the jackets and on the pants. 

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the jackets away from children and remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can also contact David’s Place to obtain a return address label and instructions for returning the garment for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Burlington Coat Factory in August 2013 for about $10.

Distributor: David’s Place Off Price Clothing Co. Inc., a division of YMI Jeans, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

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

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