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    Exclamation New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 11/6/09

    Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 10/30/09-11/6/09. Please note this list includes most recalls from CPSC, USDA, FDA, NHTSA (carseats and tires only) and boat recalls from the Coast Guard. I do not include vehicle recalls or USDA/FDA recalls related to undeclared allergins. To view all the recalls including those allergin related recalls, you can go to: http://www.recalls.gov/recent.html to see a full listing from each agency.

    Adventure Playsets Recall to Repair Wooden Backyard Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard. Sold at: Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy Sports, Menards, and Mill stores nationwide, and online at Walmart.com, ToyRUs.com, Willygoat.com and through the DMSI catalog from January 2004 through December 2007 for between $300 and $600.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10029.html

    Children’s YoungArt Easels Recalled by MacPherson’s Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. Sold at: Art supply stores nationwide and online from July 2004 through June 2009 for about $75.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10032.html

    Samsung™ Over-the-Range Microwaves Recalled Due to Shock Hazard . Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for between $180 and $200.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10031.html

    The Life is Good Company Fall 2009 Newbury Travel Mugs Recalled Due to Burn Hazard. Sold at: Life is Good and independent retail stores nationwide and online at lifeisgood.com from July 2009 through September 2009 for about $20.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10030.html

    Cordis Corporation announced today a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of the CROSSOVER™ Sheath Introducer due to complaints about stretching or fracture of the sheath during use. In the event of a device fracture, separated segments of the device can embolize downstream in the bloodstream and impede blood flow distal to the point where it lodges, resulting in ischemia or infarct to the distal extremity.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm188321.htm

    Pointe Scientific, Inc, Canton, MI is initiating a nationwide recall of all size kits of Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent catalog number G7517. The reagents have been found to fail linearity at >200mg/dL that results in inaccurate glucose values above this range.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm188628.htm

    American Regent Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Lots of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection, USP 15 mg/mL; 1mL Single Dose Vials. This voluntary recall is due to the potential that particulates from crystallization may be present in the product.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm188954.htm

    Centurion Medical Products and FDA notified healthcare professionals about a Class I recall of Premie Pack, Kit Code LM 110 and Full Term Meconium Pack, Kit Code LM115. The pediatric tracheal tubes used in these kits were manufactured with an internal diameter smaller than indicated on the label, which could result in an inability to remove secretions and cause partial or complete blockage of the airway and the inability to ventilate the patient. These products were distributed from January 1, 2007 through September 22, 2009.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/S.../ucm188981.htm

    BODYBUILDING.COM Is Conducting a Voluntary Nationwide and International Recall of 65 Dietary Supplements That May Contain Steroids.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm188929.htm

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing this health alert to warn consumers not to use Pig Ears and Beef Hooves pet treats manufactured by Pet Carousel because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were distributed nationwide in both bulk and retail packaging for sale in pet food and retail chain stores.
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsro.../ucm189400.htm

    PetSmart is voluntarily recalling two Dentley's Beef Hoof products for potential salmonella contamination. The products were manufactured by Pet Carousel, Inc. in Sanger, Calif. The recalled products include only the two types of Dentley's Beef Hooves purchased between Oct. 2, 2009 and Nov. 3, 2009.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm189296.htm

    Fairbank Farms, an Ashville, NY, establishment, is recalling approximately 545,699 pounds of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Sold under the following brands: Trader Joes, Price Chopper, Lancaster and Wild Harvest, Shaw's, BJ's, Ford Brothers, Giant. The products were sent to distribution centers, intended for further distribution to retail establishments in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Some beef was sent for further processing under the Fairbank Farms brand and processed meat (sold under other brand names) and these products were distributed to retail establishments in Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
    http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Even...ease/index.asp
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