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Posted: Nov 03, 2011 2:00 PM

The following recalls have been announced:

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WIND TECH JACKETS

DETAILS: Cub Scout Wind Tech jackets imported by Boy Scouts of America, of Charlotte, N.C.; sold at Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide and online at http://www.scoutstuff.org from November 2009 through July 2011. The blue jackets are nylon with a polyester lining, long-sleeve, with a full zipper front and a Cub Scout wolf head emblem embroidered on the upper left chest. The jackets were manufactured in China.

WHY: The jackets have retractable cords with toggles at the hood/neck area and at the waist, which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 5,400.

FOR MORE: Contact the Boy Scouts of America at 855-873-2408 by cellphone, or visit the firm's website at www.scoutstuff.org.

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GLASS BOWLS

DETAILS: Fantasy glass bowls imported by Libbey Glass Inc., of Toledo, Ohio; sold at Libbey Outlet stores, Home Outfitters and to commercial customers for use in foodservice establishments nationwide from August 2010 through September 2011. The Fantasy glass bowls sold with a lop-sided shape with one side taller than the other. The 8.5 ounce bowls are made of clear, colorless glass. The bowls were manufactured in China.

WHY: The glass bowl can break when subjected to sudden temperature changes or impact, posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received one report of a glass bowl breaking while being washed in a commercial dishwasher. No injuries were reported.

HOW MANY: About 16,600 in the United States and 2,000 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Libbey Glass Inc. at 800-982-7063 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.libbey.com.

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CHIN STRAPS

DETAILS: UA Defender Chin Straps imported by JR286, Inc., of Redondo Beach, Calif. and sold by Under Armour, Inc., of Baltimore, Md.; sold at sporting goods stores and Under Armour outlet stores nationwide and at http://www.underarmour.com from January 2008 through September 2011. The chin straps come in various colors and have a hard nylon shell, a padded chin area and a plastic strap with "Under Armour" printed on it. The chin straps have metal clasps that tighten the straps and attach them to the helmet. The chin straps were manufactured in China.

WHY: The metal snap that connects the chin strap to the helmet has sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard when the user's metal snap comes into contact with another player.

INCIDENTS: Under Armour has received six reports of injuries that required stitches.

HOW MANY: About 541,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Under Armour at 888-823-0343 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.underarmour.com.