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Friday, September 11, 2009

CPSC Recalls For September


bulletBicycle Chains and Chain Connector Links Recalled by SRAM Due to Fall Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), SRAM LLC, of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 24,000 10 Speed SRAM Bicycle Chains with PowerLock connector links. The recalled PowerLock connector links, used on bicycle chains, are brittle and can crack, allowing the chain to separate from the bicycle and posing a fall hazard to the rider.
bulletKohl’s Department Stores Agrees to Pay $425,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Drawstrings in Children’s Sweatshirts
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Kohl’s Department Stores Inc., of Menomonee Falls, Wis. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $425,000. The penalty settlement (pdf), which has been provisionally accepted by the Commission, resolves CPSC staff allegations that Kohl’s Department Stores knowingly failed to report to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, that children’s hooded sweatshirts it sold had drawstrings at the neck.
bulletHill Sportswear Agrees To Pay $100,000 Civil Penalty For Failing To Report Drawstrings In Children’s Sweatshirts
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Hill Sportswear Inc., of Paramount, Calif. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $100,000. The penalty settlement, which has been provisionally accepted by the Commission, resolves CPSC staff allegations that Hill Sportswear knowingly failed to report to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, that children’s hooded sweatshirts it manufactured and sold had drawstrings at the neck.
bulletFirms Agree to Pay $85,000 in Civil Penalties for Failing to Report Drawstrings in Children’s Outerwear
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that two firms, Maran Inc., of North Bergen, N.J. and K.S. Trading Corp., of Moonachie, N.J., have agreed to pay a total of $85,000 in civil penalties. The penalty settlements, which have been provisionally accepted by the Commission, resolve CPSC staff allegations that the firms knowingly failed to report to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, that children’s hooded sweatshirts or jackets they sold had drawstrings at the neck.
bulletBandsaws Recalled by Grizzly Industrial Due to Shock Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Grizzly Industrial, of Bellingham, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Bandsaws. Some of the recalled bandsaws do not have a grounding wire installed, which poses an electric shock hazard to consumers.
bulletO’Neill Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by La Jolla Sport Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jolla Sport USA Inc., of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,300 Children’s Hooded Fleece Sweatshirts. The recalled sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.
bulletChildren’s Animal Masks and Pendants Recalled by Team Work Trading Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 Children’s Animal Masks and Pendants. The recalled children’s animal masks and pendants contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
bulletCPSC Joins President Obama’s Back-to-School Campaign
As a new school year gets underway, President Obama launched a major back-to-school campaign today aimed at keeping kids in the classroom. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) new Chairman Inez Tenenbaum carried the President’s message to South Carolina where she met with students and faculty at Rosewood Elementary School in Columbia.
bulletOfficeMax Recalls Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OfficeMax Inc., of Naperville, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 216,000 Office Max Task Chairs. The back and the base post of the chair can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
bulletWal-Mart Announces Recall Expansion of Durabrand DVD Players Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 4.2 million Durabrand DVD Players (1.5 million were previously recalled). The DVD player’s circuit board can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.



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