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Bath Sets Sold at Wal-mart Pose Choking Hazard; Kawasaki Mule Utility Vehicles Can Lose Control; More Recalls

Posted by kinchendavid on September 28, 2006

By Staff, with information supplied by http://www.recalls.org

Almar Sales Co. is recalling Suave Kids Bath Sets sold nationwide at
Wal-Mart stores from March 2006 to June 2006. Items in the baths sets
contain small parts that pose a choking hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of
suffocation.

This recall involves “Suave” brand bath sets that contain a 3-in-1 shampoo,
bath sponge, and various other toy animal and character bath products. Style
numbers involved in this recall are: SVK 9498, 9499, 9501, 9506, 9507 and
9508. The style numbers are located on the back and/or bottom right corner
of the package, above the UPC code.

Consumers should either dispose of the bath sets or return them to the store
where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers can call Almar Sales at (800) 251-2522 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
ET Monday through Friday. More info at http://www.recalls.org.

KAWASAKI MULE UTILITY VEHICLES CAN LOSE CONTROL

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is recalling Kawasaki MULE utility vehicles
Sold nationwide from August 2006 to September 2006. These vehicles could
have been assembled with improperly manufactured steering knuckles that
could break while the vehicle is in operation. This can cause a loss of
steering control and cause a crash resulting in injury or death.

The recall involves Kawasaki MULE 3000 (KAF620-G), MULE 3010 4x4
(KAF620-E/H), MULE 3010 Trans4x4 (KAF620-J/K) and MULE 3010 Diesel Trans4x4
(KAF950-C) models.

Consumers should contact their local Kawasaki dealer to schedule an
appointment for an inspection of the steering knuckles and a free
replacement.

Consumers can also call Kawasaki toll-free at (866) 802-9381 between 8:30
a.m. and 4:45 p.m. PT Monday thru Friday, or visit
http://www.kawasaki.com/content.asp?url=/kawasaki_aux/misc/recalls.asp.
More info at http://www.recalls.org.

NOTEBOOK COMPUTER BATTERIES CAN OVERHEAT

Lenovo and IBM are recalling Rechargeable, lithium-ion batteries used in
ThinkPad
notebook computers sold nationwide from February 2005 to September
2006.These lithium-ion batteries can cause overheating, posing a fire
hazard.

The recalled lithium-ion batteries were sold with or sold separately to
be used with the following ThinkPad notebook computers: T Series (T43, T43p,
T60); R Series (R51e, R52, R60, R60e); and X Series (X60, X60s). The recalled
Batteries have the following part or model numbers, which can be found on the battery
label:

Part/model number:
ASM P/N FRU P/N
92P1072 92P1073
92P1088 92P1089
92P1142 92P1141
92P1170 92P1169 or 93P5028
92P1174 92P1173 or 93P5030

Consumers should contact Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 anytime to receive a
replacement battery, free-of-charge or visit http://www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram .
More info at http://www.recalls.org.

BICYCLE FRAMES CAN SEPARATE

Cervélo Cycles Inc. is recalling 2005 R2.5 Model Carbon Fiber Bicycles and
Bicycle Frames sold nationwide from December 2004 to May 2005. The bicycle
frames can loosen or separate, causing the rider to lose control, fall and
be injured.

This recall involves only the 2005 model year R2.5 model bicycles and
bicycle frames with serial numbers higher than R251700. The model numbers
and serial numbers are printed on the bicycle frame tubes.

Consumers should contact Cervèlo at (866) 296-3137 between 10 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a free replacement frame. Consumers
can also visit http://www.cervelo.com/R25recall. More info at http://www.recalls.org.

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