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RECALLS: Canon Copiers Can Overheat; Children’s Bathrobes at Ross Stores; Travel Cots Pose Choking Hazard; More Recalls

Posted by kinchendavid on September 22, 2006

 

By Staff, with information supplied by www.recalls.org

 

Canon U.S.A. is recalling Canon Desktop Copiers sold nationwide from January
1987 to December 1999.  An improperly fitting electrical connection inside
the copiers can cause overheating, smoking and fire.
 
The repair recall includes only the following model Canon copiers:
PC6, PC6RE, PC65, PC7, PC7RE, PC8, PC11, PC11RE, PC12, NP1010
and NP1020. The model number is on the front panel of the unit. The recalled
copiers were manufactured between 1987 and 1998.
 
Users should contact Canon U.S.A. at (800) 828-4040 anytime to receive a
free repair or visit http://www.usa.canon.com/html/statement/PC_NP_Copiers.html
More info at www.recalls.org.
 
CHILDREN’S BATHROBES SOLD AT ROSS POSE BURN HAZARD
 
Roden Industries Inc. is recalling “Que Cute” Children’s Bathrobes sold at
Ross stores nationwide during February 2006. These bathrobes fail to meet
the children’s sleepwear flammability standard, and pose a burn hazard.
 
The recalled bathrobes are made of 100 percent cotton terrycloth. The
recalled robes were infant and toddler sizes. A label on the inside of the
garment reads, “Que Cute.”
 
Consumers should return the bathrobes to any Ross Store for a full refund.
 
Consumers can contact Ross Stores (877) 455-7677 between 8:30 a.m. and 5
p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit http://www.rossstores.com/recall.jsp
More info at www.recalls.org.
 
TRAVEL COTS POSE CHOKING HAZARD
 
Regal Lager Inc. is recalling “phil & teds” T2 Travel Cots sold nationwide
from June 2005 to August 2006. The plastic cap on the corner connectors can
come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard.
 
The recalled travel cot consists of an aluminum frame with four legs that
holds a fabric enclosure for a small child with mesh windows on all sides
and a zippered mesh opening on the top. The cot has big black labels on each
long side with a white T in a red circle, as well as phil & teds logos on
each short end.
 
Consumers should contact Regal Lager at (800) 593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and
5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, for a free repair kit. Consumers can
also visit http://www.regallager.com/recalls/default.aspx. More info at
www.recalls.org.
 
GLASSES SOLD BY QVC POSE LACERATION HAZARD
 
QVC Inc. is recalling Therma Drinking Glasses sold nationwide from June 2006
to July 2006. The inner walls of the double-walled glasses can break during
use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
 
The products are sets of four 8 oz. and 13 oz. double-walled glasses.
 
QVC has notified each customer by telephone. QVC will refund the purchase
price of the glasses to each purchaser.
 
Consumers can contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between  7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET
any day, or visit
http://www.qvc.com/asp/frameset.asp?nest=/recalls.html&cm_re=HP-_-COPYRIGHT-
_-PRODUCTRECALL&qic=y. More info at www.recalls.org.
 
LOSS OF STEERING FOR SNOWMOBILES
 
Arctic Cat Inc. is recalling Arctic Cat Snowmobiles sold nationwide from May
2001 to April 2006. The steering shaft used on certain 2002, 2003, 2004,
2005 and 2006 Arctic Cat snowmobiles can fail at the steering shaft/steering
arm attachment. This could cause a loss of steering control of the vehicle,
and result in injury or death.
 
The recalled steering shafts were installed on the following models:
All 2002 440 Sno Pro Models
All 2003 Firecat 500/600/700, Firecat 700 Snow Pro, and 440 Sno Pro Models
All 2004 Firecat 500/600/700 (STD and Sno Pro), and Sabercat 500/600/700
Models
All 2005 Firecat 500/600/700 (STD and Sno Pro), M5,M6,M7, and Sabercat
500/600/700 Models
All 2006 Crossfire 600/700, Firecat 500/600/700, Firecat 700 Sno Pro,
Sabercat 500/600/700, and all M-Series
NOTE: Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ranges of 4UF06SNWX6T100985
through 4UF06SNW26T128280 and 4UF06SNW16T900039 through 4UF0
6SNW06T900064 apply to 2006 models listed above only. For identification
purposes, it is necessary to refer to only the last six digits of the VIN.
 
Registered owners have been notified about this recall by mail.
Consumers should contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to
schedule the free repair.
 
Consumers can also contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.arctic-cat.com. More info at
www.recalls.org.
 
SWEATSHIRTS SOLD AT KOHL’S POSE STRANGULATION HAZARD
 
The Cayre Group is recalling “Candie’s” Brand Children’s Hoodie Sweatshirts
with Drawstrings sold nationwide at Kohl’s from August 2006 to September
2006. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a
strangulation hazard.
 
The Blue Bell and Demitassse hoodie style zip front hooded sweatshirts were
sold in four youth sizes S (7-8), M (9-12), L (14) and XL (16.) A tag sewn
on the inside of the garment reads, “Candie’s.”
 
Consumers should contact The Cayre Group at  (800) 284-3023 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, to return the merchandise for a full
refund.
 
Consumers can also visit www.cayre.com. More info at www.recalls.org.
 
YOUTH HOODED SWEATSHIRTS POSE STRANGULATION HAZARD
 
Gildan Activewear is recalling Youth Hooded Sweatshirts sold nationwide from
January 2006 to September 2006. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through
the hood, posing a strangulation hazard.
 
The fleece sweatshirts were sold in youth sizes Extra Small to Extra Large,
and have a “Gildan Activewear” neck label. These sweatshirts are often used
by local print shops to add logos and sportswear decals.
 
Consumers should remove the drawstrings and may contact Gildan at (877)
445-3265 Ext. 4090 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. More
info at www.recalls.org.
 
LEGO TOY TRUCKS CAN PUNCTURE CHILDREN
 
LEGO Systems Inc. is recalling LEGO EXPLORE Super Trucks sold nationwide
from August 2002 to August 2004. The plastic wheels on the truck can detach,
exposing a metal axle. This poses a puncture hazard to young children.
 
LEGO EXPLORE Super Truck is a toy-in-toy product designed for children ages
18 months and up. The toy features a red plastic pick-up/dump truck that
measures about 15-inches high and 19-inches wide with four 7-inch black
plastic wheels that are packed with a box of 40 LEGO DUPLO bricks in the
cargo area.
 
Consumers should contact LEGO Systems at (800) 718-1858 anytime, for
information on receiving a refund or visit
http://www.lego.com/eng/service/recall.asp?prod=3509SuperTruck.
More info at www.recalls.org.


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