Recall news

AP News
Posted: Aug 02, 2011 3:56 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:


DETAILS: Toy keys imported by Battat Inc. of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and sold at retailers nationwide and online sellers from April 2010 to May 2011 for B. FunKeys, and from January 2006 to December 2009 for Parents Magazine keys.

WHY: The metal toy keys and the plastic key ring can break, posing a choking hazard.

INCIDENTS: No injuries reported but CPSC and Battat have received 17 reports of keys breaking, and 14 reports of key rings breaking.

HOW MANY: About 1 million in the United States and 3,600 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Battat at 866-665-5524 or visit the firm's website at



DETAILS: Pogoplug video file sharing device imported by Cloud Engines Inc. of San Francisco.

WHY: The unit can overheat or catch fire, emitting excessive heat, sparks, smoke or flames.

INCIDENTS: Cloud Engines has received three reports of the units overheating. One device caught fire, one device emitted smoke, and one device melted.

HOW MANY: About 9,500 in the United States and 1,500 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Cloud Engines at 866-582-6651 or visit the firm's website at