Recall news

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Posted: Dec 08, 2009 3:04 PM

The following recalls have been announced:

_ About 66,000 Evenflo ExerSaucer 1-2-3 Tea for Me activity learning centers, manufactured in China by Evenflo Co. Inc. of Miamisburg, Ohio, because the fake candle flame on top of the cake toy can detach and pose a choking risk. And additional 13,660 were recalled in Canada. The company has received 11 reports of detached flames in both countries, but no reports on injuries. The activity centers were sold at Toys "R" Us and other juvenile product stores nationwide between December 2007 and March 2009. Details: by phone at 800-233-5921; by Web at http://safety.evenflo.com or http://www.cpsc.gov

_ The CPSC also issued a second recall of 30,000 packaged terminal air conditioner/heat pump units, manufactured in the United States by Goodman Co. LP of Houston, after two additional incidents of smoke or fire were reported. The units were initially recalled in August 2008. A total of 11 incidents of smoke or fire have been reported, but no injuries. The units were sold by Goodman heating and cooling equipment dealers around the country between February 2007 and June 2008. Details: by phone at 800-366-0339 for Amana units and 877-442-4482 for Century units; by Web at http://www.regcen.com/ptaccord for or http://www.cpsc.gov.

_ Pet Carousel of Sanger, Calif., is recalling select pigs ears and varieties of beef hoof pet treats, because they could be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, those who are frail and others with weakened immune systems. Pets with salmonella infections may become lethargic and have diarrhea, fever, vomiting, decreased appetites or abdominal pain. The recalled products were sold nationwide, both packaged and in bulk. The pig ears were sold on or after Aug. 16 and the beef hoof products were sold on or after Sept. 16. Details: by phone at 800-231-3572.