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    Exclamation New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 8/28/09

    Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 8/21/09-8/28/09.
    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.

    Baby Jogger Recalls Baby Jogger City Mini Strollers Due to Fall Hazard. Sold at: Juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers, and department stores nationwide and on various Web sites including from November 2007 through July 2009 for between $220 and $400.

    Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Force Soldier Playsets, Pirate Expeditions with Parrot, and Pirate Expeditions with Treasure Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores. Sold at: Dollar Stores in Washington and Oregon States from September 2007 through July 2009 for $1.

    Quiksilver Recalls Roxy Girl “Very Nice” Cotton Hoodies with Waist Drawstrings Due to Entrapment Hazard. Sold at: Nordstrom, Macy’s, Quiksilver Stores and various surf, sport, and other retailers nationwide from April 2009 through August 2009 for approximately $40.

    Maytag Expands Recall of Maytag®, Magic Chef®, Performa by Maytag® and Crosley® brand refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard. Sold at: Department and appliance stores and by homebuilders nationwide from September 2000 through May 2004 for between about $350 and $1,600.

    Certain Frigidaire and Kenmore Elite Smoothtop Electric Ranges Recalled Due to Fire Hazard. Sold at: Sears and other national chain and independent retailers nationwide from June 2001 through August 2009 for between $1,000 and $2,500.

    Ameriwood Recalls Your Zone Loft Collection Entertainment Stands Sold Exclusively at Walmart Stores Due to Tip-Over Hazard. Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from May 2009 through July 2009 for about $100.

    Strangulation Death of a Child Prompts Recall To Repair Horizontal and Vertical Blinds and Cellular Shades By Vertical Land. Sold at: Vertical Land stores in Panama City and Pensacola, Fla. from January 1992 through December 2006 for between $60 and $200 (depending on the size of the blind).

    Strangulation Deaths of Children Prompt Recall to Repair of ¼” Oval Roll-up Blinds and Woolrich Roman Shades by Lewis Hyman Inc. Sold at: The Roman shades were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and on from March 2006 through December 2008 for between $25 and $43. The roll-up blinds were sold at retail stores nationwide from January 1999 through December 2003 for between $6 and $20.

    Near Strangulation Prompts Recall of MELINA Roman Blinds; Sold Exclusively at IKEA. Sold at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2006 through June 2008 for between $20 and $40.

    Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roller Shades by Lutron Shading Solutions. Sold at: Specialty dealers and Expo Design Centers nationwide from January 2000 through April 2009 for between $200 and $2000 per shade.

    Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Victoria Classics Thermal Sailcloth and Matchstick Bamboo Roman Shades; Sold Exclusively by Target Stores. Sold at: Target stores and at nationwide from September 2008 through June 2009 for between $15 and $40.

    Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of IKEA KARLSTAD sofa-beds by IKEA. Sold at: IKEA stores nationwide from November 2008 through July 2009 for about $850.

    Pella Recalls Architect Series® and 850 Series® Casement Windows Due to Impact Hazard. Sold by: Authorized distributors nationwide and Home Improvement Stores in Florida from September 2007 through April 2009 for between $500 and $2000.

    The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting the public, school officials, facilities managers, and municipal and public safety officials that outdoor steel stadium light poles manufactured by Whitco Co. LP, of Fort Worth, Texas can fracture or crack and fall over, posing a risk of serious injury and death to patrons and bystanders from being hit or crushed. The poles can be found at facilities such as recreational parks and fields, schools, and outdoor stadiums.

    Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Accusure® Insulin Syringes (1/2 cc – 31 G – Short Needle) with lot number 6JCB1 (Expiration 10/2011) – NDC 0603-7001-21. This lot was distributed between January 2007 and June 2007 to wholesalers and retail pharmacies nationwide (including Puerto Rico).

    Nutracoastal Trading LLC announced today that it is expanding its July 28th, 2009 voluntary nationwide recall of the company's Steam Dietary supplement. The Company has found by lab analysis that Lot 90260 contains Tadalafil, an active ingredient of an FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction (ED), making STEAM DIETARY SUPPLEMENT an unapproved drug.

    Quesos Mi Pueblito is recalling its Mi Pueblito Queso Fresco Authentic Mexican Style Soft Cheese, 14 oz., with Sell by Date 09/08/09, because it may contain listeria monocytogenes. The recalled cheese is distributed in the New Jersey/New York City area as well as, Delaware and Virgina, through Puebla Foods, Inc., Passaic, N. J. to retail stores and wholesalers.

    Lone Star Brisket Company, a Thorndale, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 207 pounds of smoked beef products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The smoked beef brisket products were produced on Aug. 11, 2009 and distributed to Department of Defense Commissaries in New Mexico and Oklahoma.

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