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    Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 9/11/09-9/18/09.
    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.


    Clarks® Children’s Shoes Recalled by C & J Clark America Due to Choking Hazard. Sold at: Clarks® retail stores nationwide from February 2009 through July 2009 for between $35 and $40.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09344.html

    Trudeau Garlic Duo Slicers Recalled by Trudeau Corporation Due to Laceration Hazard. Sold at: Department and retail stores nationwide for about $20.
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09343.html

    Arbonne International, LLC ("Arbonne") has voluntarily recalled one lot of its Seasource Detox Spa® Foaming Sea Salt Scrub. This voluntary recall was initiated by Arbonne as a result of discovering the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in the recalled lot.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm182060.htm

    CONMED Corporation’s CONMED Linvatec unit announced today a voluntary recall for Certain Powered Surgical Instrument Products (certain model numbers of the PRO5 & PRO6 series battery handpieces manufactured prior to May 31, 2008, and certain lots of the MC5057 Universal Cable manufactured prior to December 1, 2006 used with certain of CONMED Linvatec’s electric powered handpieces).
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm181718.htm

    Penumbra and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the Class 1 recall of the Neuron 5F Select Catheter, used to remove blood clots or foreign objects from blood vessels. Due to a manufacturing error, the catheters may contain pin holes and exposed wire braids which may result in a brain clot or a blood vessel puncture, and this may lead to possible death. The device was distributed from May 5, 2009 through June 12, 2009.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/S.../ucm181725.htm

    Smiths Medical announced that it is initiating a nationwide voluntary recall of Portex® Uncuffed Pediatric-Sized Tracheal Tubes (sizes 2.5, 3.0 and 3.5 mm) manufactured before September 2009. Description of the Issue A small number of tubes were manufactured with internal diameters slightly smaller than indicated on the labeling, which may create the potential for the clinician to experience difficulty passing through or withdrawing the suction catheter.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm181955.htm

    FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of certain LIFEPAK CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AED) manufactured and distributed from July 9, 2008 through August 19, 2008. An extremely humid environment may cause the affected devices to improperly analyze the heart rhythm and may cause the device to delay or fail to deliver therapy.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/S.../ucm182496.htm

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today advised consumers not to use certain respiratory medications purchased after Sept. 8, 2009 and manufactured by Dey L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc., because the medications might have been part of a shipment being transported on a tractor-trailer stolen in Tampa, Fla., on Sept. 8, 2009.
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsro.../ucm182846.htm

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is telling manufacturers of the drug promethazine to include a boxed warning regarding the injectable form of the drug. The warning, under FDA’s authority to require safety labeling changes, will highlight the risk of serious tissue injury when this drug is administered incorrectly. The agency is also alerting health care professionals to the new boxed warning for this product, which is used as a sedative and to treat nausea and vomiting.
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsro.../ucm182498.htm

    Chulada, Inc. of Burbank, CA is recalling all Chulada Brand Saladitos c/ Chile (Salted Plum w/ Chile Powder) due to elevated levels of lead.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm181899.htm

    Premier Organics of Berkeley, CA is recalling 840 Cases of Artisana Raw Tahini of Lot 90811, in 16oz glass jars because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The affected lot (lot number 90811) has been distributed nationwide through retail locations and online stores.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm181619.htm

    Windsor Foods, a Riverside, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,268 pounds of beef and bean burrito products (BUTCHER BOY RED CHILE BEEF & BEAN BURRITOS) that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products were produced on August 3, 2009 and distributed to a storage center in Minnesota for further retail sales. The products available for direct consumer purchase will not bear the establishment number and package code. http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Even...ease/index.asp

    Muranaka Farm, Inc. of Moorpark, CA is recalling 1005 cases of 60 count bunched Parsley, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Product was distributed in the following 10 states: Arizona (30 cases), California (574 cases), Colorado (35 cases), Florida (60 Cases), Iowa (3 cases), Illinois (1 case), Missouri (7 cases), Tennessee (5 cases), Texas (278 cases) and Wisconsin (12 cases). These cases were distributed within both retail and foodservice outlets.
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm182092.htm
    Katy

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    Re: New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 9/18/09

    Just a big on the medical stuff on today's list!

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