Recall news

AP News
Posted: Aug 14, 2012 2:14 PM

The following recalls have been announced:



DETAILS: Animal Snap Bracelets imported by Toysmith of Sumner, Wash.; sold at Cost Plus World Market, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other retailers from September 2011 to February 2012. The bracelets come in assorted metallic fabrics with animal figures including a seahorse, frog, snake, starfish, crab, lizard, dolphin and fish. The manufacturing date codes, Toysmith name and address are printed on a sewn-in label found on the inside of the bracelet. A round paper tag is attached to the product with the product name, Toysmith information, SKU number and bar code. The bracelets were manufactured in China.

WHY: The metal snap band can wear through the fabric covering, resulting in exposing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received eight reports of injuries including lacerations.

HOW MANY: About 89,500 units.

FOR MORE: Contact Toysmith at 800-356-0474 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at .



DETAILS: EOS Rebel T4i Digital SLR Cameras imported by Canon U.S.A., Inc. of Lake Success, N.Y.; sold at B&H Photo, Best Buy, mass merchandise stores nationwide, and other online retailers between June and July 2012. The digital camera has a 12-digit serial number printed on the bottom of the product. The Canon logo and the model name are printed on the front of the camera. The digital cameras were manufactured in Japan.

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WHY: A chemical used in the camera's rubber grips can result in a reaction that changes the grips from black to white, posing a risk of skin irritation to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: Canon has received one report of a consumer who developed a minor rash after contact with a surface where the camera had been.

HOW MANY: About 68,200.

FOR MORE: Contact the firm at 855-902-3277 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to midnight EDT and Saturday between 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at .