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Recall Wednesday - Boiler, hammock, Limited jewlery and gadgets

Smarty Pants Mama: Recall Wednesday - Boiler, hammock, Limited jewlery and gadgets

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Recall Wednesday - Boiler, hammock, Limited jewlery and gadgets

Below are the recalls issued by the CPSC over the last week. The information comes directly from the CPSC listsrv. Please be a SMART MAMA and check your homes!

Name of Product: Wooden Hammock Stands
Hazard: When used outdoors, the wood in the hammock stand can deteriorate over time and break, posing a risk of falls and lacerations to consumers.
Description: The wooden hammock stands measure about 154 ½ inches long by 53 ½ inches in height by 53 inches in width. There are two black metal brackets on the base and on the arms of the hammock stand. All Pottery Barn two pole wooden hammock stands sold from 2003 through 2008 are included in this recall.
Sold through: Pottery Barn catalog and the firm's Web site from March 2003 through July 2008 for about $300.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to :

Name of Product: Vitodens 200 Boilers
Hazard: The boiler can leak gas, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Description: The recall involves the Vitodens 200 boiler. The gas-fired boilers are white, wall-mounted and have "Viessmann" and "Vitodens 200" printed on the exterior in silver letters. The model and serial numbers included in the recall are listed below. The model number is located on the silver rating plate on the side of the boiler. Contact your certified HVAC contractor to open the boiler and locate the serial number on a white label on the side of the boiler, or under the bottom support panel. Vitodens 100 boilers are not included in this recall.
Model Number Serial Number
WB2 6-24C 7167063xxxxxxxxx or 7170317xxxxxxxxx
WB2 6-24 7167064xxxxxxxxx or 7170318xxxxxxxxx
WB2 8-32 7167065xxxxxxxxx or 7170319xxxxxxxxx
WB2 11-44 7167066xxxxxxxxx or 7188578xxxxxxxxx
WB2 15-60 7167067xxxxxxxxx or 7188577xxxxxxxxx
Additional Information - If the serial number's 8th digit (listed in red) is a 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, the boiler is included in the recall.
Sold by: Plumbing and heating contractors nationwide from January 2002 through December 2007 for between $4,000 and $7,500.

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:

Name of Products: Children's Ball and Heart Necklaces, Portable CD and MP3 Players
Hazard: Surface coatings on these products could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description: This recall involves a Ball and Heart Necklace with pink beads of varying sizes and a pink heart located in the center; a Portable CD Player with flowers and dots available in blue and pink; a pink MP3 Player with purple, green, blue, yellow, and red hearts; and a light blue MP3 Player with a picture of a monkey's face on the front.
Sold at: Limited Too and Justice retail stores nationwide, the Limited Too catazine (catalog), and on from May 2007 through August 2008. The Ball and Heart Necklace sold for about $8, the Portable CD Players sold for about $25, and the MP3 Players sold for about $55.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Tween Brands at (800) 934-4497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web sites at and



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