Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or phone numbers listed.
Nissan, Infiniti SUVs
Nissan Motor Co. is recalling more than 188,000 Nissan and Infiniti SUVs worldwide to fix faulty brake control software that could increase the risk of a crash. The recall includes nearly 152,000 SUVs in the U.S.
It covers some Nissan Pathfinders from the 2013 and 2014 model years, as well as the 2013 Infiniti JX35 and its successor model, the 2014 QX60.
Nissan says that during light braking on rough roads, the antilock brake software could cause longer-than-expected stopping distances. The company said no crashes or injuries have been reported.
Nissan will notify owners within 60 days. Dealers will reprogram the brakes free.
The Pathfinders were built between April 18, 2012 and Sept. 20 of this year. The JX35s were built from Sept. 15, 2011 to Jan. 16 of this year, while the QX60s were built from Jan. 17 to Sept. 20 of this year.
About 8,100 Philips Lighting Co. Metal Halide Lamps. They are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal halide lamps. They were made between November 2012 and March 2013. “Philips,” “150W” “ALTO M142/0,” “Hg,” “USA 3A-1” and “MHC150/U/MP/4K” are on the lamps.
Each lamp comes in a protective cardboard sleeve and the Philips logo appears at the top of the protective sleeve on all sides. “MasterColor,” “Ceramic Metal Halide ED-17 Protected,” “Hg - Lamp Contains Mercury” are on the side of the sleeve. “MHC150/U/MP/4K ALTO” and Universal Product Code “46677 37724” are on a label on the side of the sleeve. They were sold from November 2012 to April 2013.
The internal wiring can arc, causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter, posing fire and laceration hazards. There has been one report of a failure that damaged a lamp.
Details: 800-372-3331; email at email@example.com; online at www.philips.com/recall.
About 1,100 Country Life Target-Mins iron supplement bottles. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words “IRON,” “Country Life” and “90 tablets” are printed on the label. Bar code 015794024927 and Lot Number 13A866B are printed on the far left side of the front label. They were sold from January 2013 to May 2013.
The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once. No incidents have been reported.
Details: 800-645-5768; email at salesadmin@countrylife vitamins.com; online at www.countrylifevitamins.com.
About 59,200 side rails for Lea panel, loft and bunk beds. The beds have two side mattress support rails connecting the headboard to the footboard and slats or a Bunkie board to support the mattress. The side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard.
The date code, rail item number, and purchase order number are on a white label on the inside of one of the side rails. Date codes between August 2008 and March 2013, shown as 8-2008 through 3-2013, are included. Platform beds made since 2010 are not included in this recall.
There have been 24 reports of incidents involving the recalled beds since 2009. Two injuries have been reported.
Details: 888-770-7116; online at www.leaindustries.com.
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