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Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:46 AM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

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DROP-SIDE CRIBS

DETAILS: Rockland Furniture drop-side cribs imported by J.C. Penney Purchasing Corp. of Plano, Texas, and manufactured by Nan Far Woodworking Co. Ltd. of Taiwan; sold at J.C. Penney stores and online at jcpenney.com from January 2005 through December 2008. The wooden cribs came in six models and used plastic hardware to attach the drop side. "Rockland Furniture" and the model number can be found on a rectangular label located on the lower portion of the headboard panel.

WHY: The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position and create a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped. This can cause strangulation, suffocation or fall hazard to a child.

INCIDENTS: CPSC and the firms are aware of five incidents involving drop sides that malfunctioned or detached, including one report of a child who became entrapped and sustained minor scratches and bruises.

HOW MANY: About 16,700.

FOR MORE: Contact Nan Far Woodworking at 877-967-5770 Monday through Friday between 12 and 8 p.m. EDT or visit the firm's website http://www.rocklandimmobilizationkit.com.

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DIRT BIKES

DETAILS: Dirt bikes imported by Baja Inc., doing business as Baja Motorsports, of Anderson, S.C.; sold at Pep Boys and other motor sports stores nationwide from December 2010 through January 2012. The dirt bikes were manufactured in China.

WHY: The fuel tank can leak, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received 16 reports of fires from leaking fuel, including two reports of minor burns to consumers' legs and one report of a minor burn to a consumer's finger. Ten of the reported incidents, including two of the burn injuries, occurred after the first recall announcement in March 2011.

HOW MANY: About 4,300.

FOR MORE: Contact Baja Motorsports at 888-863-2252 Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.bajamotorsports.com.

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BICYLCES WITH SR SUNTOUR SUSPENSION FORKS

DETAILS: GT, Giant and Trek bicycles with SR Suntour suspension forks manufactured by SR Suntour of Taiwan and Vancouver, Wash.; sold at specialty bicycle stores nationwide from April 2011 through March 2012. "SR Suntour" and the date code are printed on the back of the fork crown. They were manufactured in China.

WHY: The suspension fork's internal support tubes can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards.

INCIDENTS: SR Suntour has received 12 reports of incidents with the suspension forks, including two injuries involving a laceration and a chipped tooth.

HOW MANY: About 17,000.

FOR MORE: Contact SR Suntour at 855-205-2453 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.srsuntour-cycling.com.