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Recall Wednesday - Table Saws to Lawn Mowers

Smarty Pants Mama: Recall Wednesday - Table Saws to Lawn Mowers

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Recall Wednesday - Table Saws to Lawn Mowers

Happy Wednesday!

Today I have 5 recalls notifications from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. I received each of these within the last week. Below is the details on each recall, as written on the official notification.

If you or a loved one has any of these products, be sure to follow the direction that is listed on the official notification (see link below). Also, please share a comment if you have any of these items, or an item that I have mentioned in a previous Recall Wednesday posting. I want to know how this weekly post has helped smart mamas out there!

Name of Product: Electric Simmer Pots
Hazard: The simmer pots have wire connections that can become loose, posing a risk of fire and electric shock to consumers.
Description: The electric simmer pots were sold in a variety of style sand were designed to melt scented wax in a ceramic cup. The cup sits on a ceramic base that contains a 40-watt bulb, socket and electric cord. The recall includes all designs of the electric simmer pots and all item numbers. The words "ELECTRIC SIMMER POT" and the design name are printed on the bar code label, which is located on the bottom of the base. For a complete list of individual item numbers and photos, visit the firm's recall Web site at www.simmerpotrecall.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08255.html

Name of Product: LawnBott Lawn MowersUnits: About 530
Hazard: The cutting blades continue to rotate when the mower is lifted from the ground and the spacing on the side of the lawn mower could allow room for a consumer's foot to go beyond the shield and be struck by the blade. Both instances pose a serious laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves LawnBott lawn mowers with model numbers LB2000, LB2100, LB3000, and LB3200. The robotic lawn mowers freely and automatically cut grass by detecting the signal of a perimeter cable. The mowers have a docking station for recharging and a shiny plastic cover sold in red, green or blue. "Evolution" or "deluxe" is printed on the side of the mower.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08256.html


Name of Product: Character-themed lapel pins
Hazard: The metal lapel pin contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: The recalled lapel pins have images depicting 12 video game characters. The lapel pins vary in size, ranging from 1- to 2- inches in height. The characters Diddy Kong, Donkey Kong, Kirby, Mario, Mario Kart, Pikachu, Princess Peach, Samus, Starfox, Waluigi and Wario were sold individually. Mario, Princess Peach and Samus were also sold as a set.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08257.html


Name of Product: Rio Beach(r) High-Boy Folding Beach Chairs
Hazard: The rear leg of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves the Rio Beach(r) High-Boy folding beach chairs with UPC and model numbers listed below. The chairs have aluminum tubing frames, striped or solid color fabric slings, and wood arms with an attached storage pouch with cell phone pocket. "Rio Beach(r) High-Boy," the UPC number and the model number can be found on the hand tag and on a sticker on the rear leg.


UPC # : MODEL #
SC640-702 : 0-80958-26396-2
SC640-812 : 0-80958-26465-5
SC640-818 : 0-80958-26466-2
SC640-8182 : 0-80958-27165-3
SC641-084-BB : 0-80958-27015-1

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08258.html


Name of Product: DEWALT DW744 Jobsite Table Saws
Hazard: The pivot bracket on the saw can separate which can misalign the blade and the fence and cause kick back. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves the 10 inch DEWALT jobsite table saw model number DW744. Date codes included in the recall are 200715 through 200740. The table saws are yellow and black. The model number and date code are located on the name plate on the front of the saw. Table saws with an "X" stamped on the name plate by the date code are not included in this recall.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08259.html

See you tomorrow!


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Blogger Linda - Nickers and Ink said...

Good to know!

By the way, your margins seem to be cutting off the end of your lines . . . at least, on my screen. ;-)

Blessings,
Linda

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