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    Exclamation New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 11/20/09

    Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 11/13/09-11/20/09.
    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: to see a full listing from each agency.

    Grand World Recalls “Bobby Chupete” Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard. Sold at: Various retail stores nationwide from November 2004 through July 2009 for about $1.


    Yayita Baby Hammocks Recalled by Three Sisters Toys Due to Fall and Strangulation Hazards. Sold by: Three Sisters Toys online at from December 2007 through July 2008 for about $100.

    Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets Recalled by Century 21 Promotions, Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard. Sold at: The following retail and gift shops: Montauk Clothing, Riptide East, Shirt Shops of Cape May, Summer Sweats, Rip Current Sportswear, B&B Dept. Stores, Trapper Jack’s, Annie & The Tees, Emporium, Inc., The Trading Co., Mackerel Jack’s, Carmel Classics, Rolands, The Ship Gift Shop, Star Dept. Store, Seattle Shirt and Simply Seattle from September 2005 through September 2009 for between $25 and $35. Most stores are located in New England with two stores each in Seattle, Washington and Alaska.

    Fire and Burn Hazards Prompt Recall of Perfect Flame SLG Series Gas Grills Sold at Lowe’s Stores. Sold exclusively at: Lowe’s retail outlets nationwide from September 2005 through May 2009 for between $200 and $550 (U.S.) and in Canada from December 2007 through May 2009 for between $200 and $250 (CAN).

    Stainless Steel Cookware Recalled by Cost Plus World Market Due to Burn Hazard. Sold at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide in August 2009. The 4-piece multi cooker was sold for $30, the 3-piece steamer set for $15 and the 1.5QT egg poacher for $15.

    Gorilla Inc. Recalls EXO-Tech Safety Harness Due to Fall Hazard. Sold at: Cabelas, Bass Pro and at various sporting goods stores nationwide from May 2009 to August 2009 for about $200.

    Salomon USA Recalls Alpine Ski Bindings (Salomon and Atomic brands) Due to Unexpected Release, Fall Hazard. Sold at: Authorized Salomon USA and Atomic USA ski dealers nationwide from September 2008 through October 2009 for between $90 and $160.

    The Procter & Gamble Company announced today it is voluntarily recalling three lots of its Vicks Sinex nasal spray in three countries: the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom. The company said it is taking this precautionary step after finding the bacteria B. cepacia in a small amount of product made at its plant in Gross Gerau, Germany.

    GMP Herbal Products, Inc. has been informed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that Pai You Guo, a weight loss dietary supplement, sold and marketed by the firm contains undeclared drug ingredients. The products listed above were sold and distributed nationwide via the internet.

    IDS Sports announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of five of the company’s dietary supplement products sold under the following names: Bromodrol, Dual Action Grow Tabs, Grow Tabs, Mass Tabs, and Ripped Tabs TR. The Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has notified IDS Sports that the recalled products contain the following undeclared substances, which FDA considers to be steroids: “Madol,” “Turinabol,” “Superdrol,” and/or “Androstenedione.”

    RockHard Laboratories announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of the company’s dietary supplement sold under the name RockHard Weekend (RHW). Lab analysis found that RHW contains sulfoaildenfil, an analogue of Sildenfil, an FDA-approved drug used as treatment for male Erectile Dysfunction (ED) making RockHard Weekend an unapproved drug.

    Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) has announced a voluntary recall of all lots of the ViperSheathTMSheath Introducer on behalf of Thomas Medical due to reports about stretching or fracture of the sheath during use.

    Cardiac Science Corporation is initiating a voluntary field correction after it was determined certain automated external defibrillators (AEDs) may experience a rare product issue in which the AED may not be able to deliver therapy during a resuscitation attempt. This issue is predicted to occur in approximately one in 75,000 AEDs manufactured between August 2003 and August 2009.

    Fairbury Steaks, Inc. a Fairbury, Neb., establishment, is recalling approximately 90 pounds of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The products were produced on November 16, 2009, and were distributed to a restaurant in Ruskin, Neb.

    Thrive Foods, a Lindon, Utah, establishment, is recalling approximately 3,790 pounds of assorted meat and poultry products (Thrive Premium Freeze Dried Diced - Roast Beef, Sausage Crumbles, Turkey, Chicken, Ground Beef, Ham) because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. The meat and poultry products were produced on October 12, 2009, October 19, 2009 and October 21, 2009. The products were distributed to wholesale and retail stores in the State of Utah and through Internet sales.

    Service Smoked Fish Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling specific "Use-By" dates and lot codes of Brooklyn's BEST brand SMOKED NOVA SALMON because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Smoked Nova Salmon was distributed in the greater New York area, New Jersey, Connecticut, and the areas of Baltimore, MD, Los Angeles, CA, and Portland, Oregon.

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