Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or telephone numbers listed.
Bodum USA is recalling 28,000 coffee presses sold exclusively at Starbucks due to the potential risk for lacerations and burns.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the carafe in the rose gold glass coffee presses can fall out of the base and break or shatter. Bodum has received at least 14 reports of the glass carafe breaking or shattering and four reports of minor injuries.
The presses were sold at Starbucks stores and online from November through December for about $40. Regulators say consumers should stop using this product and return it to Starbucks or contact Bodum for a refund.
Details: by phone at 855-378-6864; online at www.bodum.com.
Pool gate latches
About 2,500 magnetic gate latches marked with the "Trident" name and image on the face of the latch body below the key hole. The latch body, which is typically attached to a fence post, contains a knob and a key cylinder on the uppermost portion and a recessed area on the bottom portion designed to engage and retain the striker. The striker, which contains the magnet, is typically attached to the active gate portion of a fence gate assembly, and moves with the gate as it is opened and closed. The Trident Latches are frequently used to secure gates for pools. They were sold from February to October of 2013.
The magnet contained in the striker portion of the latch assembly can come loose, preventing the latch from securing a gate. No incidents have been reported.
Details: by phone at at 800-409-3901; by email to Striker@NationwideIndustries.com; online at www.nationwideindustries.com.
About 578,000 Ryobi P113 dual chemistry battery chargers for portable power tool batteries. Battery chargers included in this recall are green and grey and have "Ryobi" in white letters on the front. The model number and date code are on the bottom of the charger. Model P113 chargers with year/week (YY/WW) date codes between 0731-0852, without a 9-digit part number, are included in the recall. They were sold from September 2007 to December 2009.
The chargers can malfunction, putting users at risk of burns and fires.
There have been at least 25 reports of the P113 charger overheating, resulting in reports of property damage to the charger and its surroundings such as workbenches, countertops, and carpets.
Details: by phone at 800-597-9624; online at www.ryobitools.com.
Ceiling light boxes
About 22,400 Cooper Crouse-Hinds non-metallic, polycarbonate ceiling boxes used with ceiling lights. The five modesl have manufacturer or part numbers TP16002, TP16022, TP16023, TP16122 and TP16307. The black, round ceiling boxes are 1.5 to 2.25 inches deep and measure between 3.5 and 4 inches in diameter. "CROUSE-HINDS" and "14.8 CU. IN" or "20.8 CU. IN." appear inside the box. The part number is on the product's packaging. They were sold from December 2012 to April 2013.
The ceiling box can crack and cause the light fixture to fall from the ceiling.
There has been at least one rpeort of a ceiling box cracking. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 866-764-5454; online at www.crousehinds.com.
About 2,400. Vans' AV Edict hooded jackets for boys. "Vans" is printed on a tab above the jacket's left front pocket. An "AV" logo is embroidered in black beneath the lower right pocket and also appears on the jacket's snaps. "Vans," "OFF THE WALL" and an "AV" logo are sewn on a label inside the jacket. They were sold at Vans stores nationwide and online at vans.com from September 2012 through September 2013.
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
No incidents have been reported.
Details: by phone at 800-817-0618; online at www.vans.com.
About 4,150 Tailwind bicycle racks used for hitching children's trailer bikes to adult bicycles. The racks, sold in black or silver, have stock code numbers 939001 for black and 939002 for silver, which was printed on the original packaging. They have double side rails. "Burley" is printed on the curved back plate of the rack. They were sold from November 2011 through September 2013.
The top portion of the rack that connects children's trailer cycles to the towing bicycle can break and allow the trailer cycle to disconnect, posing a fall hazard.
There have been at least 11 reports of racks breaking, including one report of a minor leg injury in the U.S.
Details: by phone at 800-311-5294; online at www.burley.com.
About 2,200 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 Crown Boiler logo is on the front.
Recalled boilers have model numbers that begin with CWD and were made between May 1, 2005 and July 1, 2013. The model number and the manufacturing date are 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. They were sold at plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2005 through July 2013.
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 carbon monoxide poisoning hazard to the consumer. No incidents have been reported.
Details: by phone at 855-688-0776; by email to email@example.com; online at www.crownboiler.com.
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