Recall news

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Posted: Jul 27, 2011 4:30 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

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BATHTUB NON-SLIP PADS

DETAILS: Whale-shaped, white, vinyl, bathtub non-slip pads imported by Prime-Line Products Co. Inc. of Redlands, Calif.; sold at Ace Hardware and Menards nationwide between May 24, 2010, and June 13, 2011. The bathtub non-slip pads were manufactured in China.

WHY: Some pads do not stick to the bathtub surface, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: Prime-Line has received one report of the pad failure. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Prime-Line by visiting the firm's website at http://www.prime-line-products.com.

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CHILD SAFETY LATCHES AND OUTLET COVERS

DETAILS: Child Safe drawer and cabinet safety latches and outlet covers imported by Prime-Line Products Co. Inc. of Redlands, Calif. The drawer and cabinet latches were sold at retail stores nationwide between October 2010 and June 2011. The outlet covers were sold at retail stores nationwide between October 2009 and June 2011. Both items were manufactured in China.

WHY: The screws on the safety latches and outlet covers can loosen and/or break, giving young children access to electrical outlets and other potentially hazardous items.

INCIDENTS: Prime-Line has received four reports of screws breaking. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 37,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Prime-Line by visiting its website at http://www.prime-line-products.com.

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GLASS SHOWER DOORS

DETAILS: Kohler Purist, Pinstripe and Finial glass pivot shower doors manufactured by Kohler Co. of Kohler, Wis.; sold at various plumbing distributors nationwide from May 2009 through November 2010. The doors were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The hinge panel of the door can shatter, posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 100.

FOR MORE: Contact Kohler Co. at 866-782-6329 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at http://www.kohler.com.