Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or telephone numbers listed.
About 163,000 Twist’n Sparkle home beverage carbonation system plastic bottles imported by iSi North America of Fairfield, N.J.; sold at Williams-Sonoma, QVC and other national retailers and websites from June 2010 through March 2012.
The bottles were sold in the starter set with one reusable bottle and the bottle set with two reusable bottles. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the box. The plastic bottles are available in one size, and the caps and bottoms come in two colors, white or gray. They were made in Austria and Hungary.
The plastic bottles can explode under pressure and expel plastic parts, posing an injury hazard to anyone nearby. The firm is aware of nine incidents involving exploding bottles, including three in which consumers received cuts to their upper bodies.
Details: by phone at 800-645-3595; online at http://twistnsparkle.com.
About 22,000 miter saws imported by Robert Bosch Tool Corp. of Mount Prospect, Ill.; sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide and OC Tanner from January to April 2012. The model number of the SkilSaw 10-inch compound miter saw is on the lower right side of the name plate located on the motor housing. The logo appears at the top of the upper blade guard and on the dust collection bag. The saws were made in China.
The lower guard can break and contact the blade during use, posing a laceration hazard. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
About 195,000 Nikon digital SLR camera battery packs, including 5,100 in the U.S., that were distributed by Nikon Inc. of Melville, N.Y.; sold at camera, office supply and mass merchandise stores, in catalogs and on various websites nationwide from February through March 2012 in Canada and March through April 2012 in the United States.
The Nikon EN-EL 15 rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs were sold with the Nikon digital SLR D800 and D7000 model cameras.
The model numbers are printed on the back. The packs were made in Japan and China.
The battery packs can short circuit, causing them to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Nikon has received seven reports of incidents outside of the U.S. and Canada of overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 800-645-6687 weekdays, 8 a.m.-midnight; online at www.nikon usa.com.