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Posted: Apr 12, 2011 2:36 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

SPRAY MOUSSE CANS

DETAILS: Spray mousse foam cans manufactured by Redken 5th Avenue NYC of New York, N.Y., sold at hair salons and beauty supply stores nationwide from January 1998 through February 2011.

WHY: The aerosol container's liner can corrode over time, posing a risk of the cans rupturing.

INCIDENTS: No injuries reported, but Redken has received 41 reports of cans rupturing.

HOW MANY: About 1 million.

FOR MORE: Contact Redken at 888-241-9504 or visit the firm's website at www.redken.com.

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TOPS & DRESSES FOR GIRLS

DETAILS: Tops and dresses for girls distributed by My Michelle, of New York, N.Y., and sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, J.C. Penney and other retailers nationwide from January through March of this year.

WHY: The jewelry and decorative trim attached to the clothing can contain high levels of lead.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 90,000.

FOR MORE: Contact My Michelle at 800-960-8791 or visit the firm's website at www.mymichellerecall.com.

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BARBELL BRACKETS

DETAILS: Rogue Fitness barbell brackets distributed by Coulter Ventures LLC, doing business as Rogue Fitness, of Columbus, Ohio, and sold exclusively at Rogue Fitness' website from March 2009 through December 2010.

WHY: The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break, causing the weights to fall and pose an injury hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received three reports of the weld between the bracket and the pin breaking. That includes one report of a consumer who received a sprained wrist.

HOW MANY: About 5,500.

FOR MORE: Call Coulter at 888-454-6925 or visit the firm's website at www.roguefitness.com.