Recall news

AP News
Posted: Dec 30, 2009 4:55 PM

The following recalls have been announced:

_ About 98,000 portable dehumidifiers, manufactured in China by LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Co. of China, because the power connector can short circuit, posing a fire hazard. The company has received 11 reports of incidents, including four fires that caused significant smoke or water damage. No injuries have been reported. The dehumidifiers were sold by Home Depot, Walmart and Heat Controller Inc. between January 2007 and June 2008. Details: by phone at 877-220-0479; by Web at or

_ About 213,000 Safety 1st Disney Care Center and Eddie Bauer Complete Care play yards, manufactured in China and imported by Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. of Columbus, Ind., because the metal bars supporting the floorboard on the bassinet attachment can come out of their fabric sleeves. This creates a suffocation hazard. No incidents have been reported. The play yards were sold by Babies "R" Us, Kmart, Sears, Target and Walmart between January 2007 and October 2009. Details: by phone at 866-762-2166; by Web at or