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Posted: May 11, 2011 4:19 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

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INFANT SLIPPER SOCKS

DETAILS: Bumble bee and lady bug infant slipper socks imported by Meijer Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., and sold at Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from June 2009 through March 2011.

WHY: The balls at the end of the bug's antennae can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

INCIDENTS: No injuries have been reported but Meijer received one report of a ball detaching from the antennae. It was found in a child's crib.

HOW MANY: About 17,400.

FOR MORE: Contact Meijer at 800-927-8699 or visit the firm's website at www.meijer.com.

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TOY HELICOPTERS

DETAILS: Danbar Knight Hawk toy helicopters distributed by UJ Trading, of Houston and sold at toy, hobby and other stores, including mall kiosks, nationwide and online from April 2010 through April 2011.

WHY: The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 18,500

FOR MORE: Visit the firm's website at http://www.UJToys.com.