White House | Black Market Women’s Shoes Recalled by Impo International

White House | Black Market Women’s Shoes Recalled by Impo International Due to Fall Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: March 12, 2013

Recall number: 13-138

Name of product: Women’s high-heel shoes

Hazard: The heels on the shoes can become unstable, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled shoes and return them to a White House | Black Market store to receive a merchandise card for the full purchase price of the shoes, or contact White House | Black Market to receive instructions for returning the shoes by mail.

Consumer Contact: White House | Black Market, toll-free at (877) 948-2525 anytime, email customerservice@whitehouseblackmarket.com or online atwww.whitehouseblackmarket.com and click on the Recall tab at the bottom of the page.

Units: About 13,500

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/White-House–Black-Market-Womens-Shoes-Recalled-by-Impo-International/

Description: This recall involves Versailles model (570053826) and Lourdes model (570053756) women’s high-heeled shoes. The shoes have four-inch heels. The Versailles is cream, black and brown-colored faux snakeskin. The Lourdes is black-colored faux snakeskin with a white t-strap and trim. The model name is stamped inside the shoes and on the shoe box. The model number is printed on the shoe box.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold exclusively at: White House | Black Market stores nationwide or online atwhitehouseblackmarket.com from August 2012 through October 2012 for about $120.

Importer: Impo International LLC, of Santa Maria, Calif.

Manufacturer: Baoding Footwear Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

UNIQLO Recalls Children’s Pajamas

UNIQLO Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: March 14, 2013

Recall number: 13-140

Name of product: Children’s Pajamas

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and return them to any UNIQLO store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: UNIQLO; toll-free at (877) 486-4756, from 10 a.m. to midnight ET Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Sunday, or atwww.uniqlo.com, then click on ABOUT UNIQLO at the bottom left side of the page and then on UNIQLO NEWS for more information.

Units: About 700

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Uniqlo-Recalls-Childrens-Pajamas/

Description: The recalled products are one-piece micro fleece garment made of 100 percent polyester knit fabric. They were sold in infant sizes 9M to 12M. The pajamas are footed and have a front zipper and long sleeves. The brand name “UNIQLO BABY” appears on the neck label. There are a variety of colors and designs, including red and black plaid print; navy, green and yellow plaid print; off-white with pink, yellow and gray dots print; pink with off-white, dark pink and gray dots print; brown and pink with white snowflakes print; navy with white snowflakes print; gray with deer; beige with deer.  The serial numbers of the recalled product, located at the bottom of the neck label, include: 187-074142(24-04), 187-074143(24-04), 187-074144(24-04) and 187-074145(24-04).

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: UNIQLO New York stores, except the SoHo store; UNIQLO Garden State Plaza store in Paramus, N.J.; and online at www.uniqlo.com from September 2012 through November 2012 for about $15.

Importer: Fast Retailing USA, Inc., of New York, N.Y. and UNIQLO USA LLC, of  New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits

Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: February 12, 2013

Recall number: 13-119

Name of product: Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits

Hazard: The converter can overheat if a load in excess of 50 watts is applied to the converter while in the 50-watt setting. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled travel converters and contact Samsonite to return the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Samsonite; toll-free at (800) 382-7259 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; at e-mail recall@samsonite.com or online atwww.samsonite.com/recall

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Samsonite-Recalls-Dual-Wattage-Travel-Converter-Kits/

Units: About 20,000

Description: This recall involves the Samsonite Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits used to make standard U.S. and Canadian appliances usable abroad. The kit includes one black converter to change 220-volt AC electricity to 110-volt AC, two adapter plugs with round prongs, two with flat prongs and one grounded adapter plug with three flat prongs. The converter has a red switch to adjust the wattage of the appliance from 50 to 1600 watts. The words “Dual-Wattage Converter” and “Do Not Use 50W on Hair Dryer” appear on the front of the converter. The Samsonite logo appears on each piece in the set.

Incidents/Injuries: Samsonite is aware of three converters overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide and at the Samsonite on-line store from January 2011 through December 2012 for approximately $35.

Importer: Samsonite LLC, of Mansfield, Mass.

Manufactured in: China

BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled

BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled by Prizer Painter Stove Works Due to Fire Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: February 7, 2013

Recall number: 13-117

Name of product: BlueStar(tm) residential gas wall ovens

Hazard: Some of the wall ovens have been improperly installed and/or have damaged flexible gas appliance connectors, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ovens, contact BlueStar for instructions on identifying affected units and to schedule a repair.

Consumer Contact: BlueStar; at (800) 449-8691, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online atwww.bluestarcooking.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/BlueStar-Wall-Ovens-Recalled-by-Prizer-Painter-Stove-Works/

Units: About 940

Description: This recall involves all colors of three models of BlueStar gas-powered stainless steel wall ovens manufactured prior to November 23, 2012. Oven sizes include 24-, 30- and 36-inche wide units. Each of the three sizes was available for use with natural gas or liquid propane. The propane version is designated by the letter “L” at the end of the model number. Model numbers and date codes are located on the rating plate inside the control panel. There is a BlueStar logo on the upper left front of the oven, above the door.

Model Name |  Model Numbers  (Applies for all colors)

24-Inch BlueStar(tm) residential wall oven with swing door | BWO24AGS BWO24AGSL

30-Inch BlueStar(tm) residential wall oven with French doors |  BWO30AGS BWO30AGSL

36 -Inch BlueStar(tm) residential wall oven with French doors | BWO36AGS BWO36AGSL

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a fire, resulting in property damage to the cabinet that held the oven. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Appliance stores and authorized kitchen equipment dealers nationwide between January 2008 through November 2012 for between $2,250 and $3,900.

Manufacturer: Prizer Painter Stove Works Inc., of Reading, Pa.

Manufactured in: United States

Implus Footcare Recalls Perfect Fitness Resistance Bands

Implus Footcare Recalls Perfect Fitness Resistance Bands Due To Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at WalMart

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 22, 2013

Recall number: 13-100

Name of product: Perfect Resistance Bands

Hazard: The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.

Consumer Contact: Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@4implus.com, or online at www.perfectonline.com/recalls.

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13100.html

Units: 75,600

Description: The Perfect Bands are rubber tubes connected through a hole and secured by grommets to cloth sewn into loops.  The bands can be used alone or in conjunction with optional handles, which are sold separately.  The bands are approximately 40 inches long and are used for exercises described on the product packaging card and in a Workout Chart available on line on the product website.  ”Perfect Fitness” is printed on a tag on the cloth loop.  UPC codes can be found on the package. The recalled bands are:

Perfect Bands Heavy 25 lb. capacity with UPC Code 096506310354, color purple
Perfect Bands Very Heavy 30 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310361, color gray
Perfect Bands Ultra Heavy 40 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310378, color black

Incidents/Injuries: Twelve incidents were reported, 11 to the firm and one to CPSC, including  injuries to the back, hand and eye. None of the injuries was serious and one required medical attention.

Sold at: WalMart, and online at www.perfectonline.com for about $13 to $17.

Importer: Implus Footcare, LLC, of Durham, N.C.

Manufacturer: Dalps & Leisure Products Supply Corp, No. 5, of China

Manufactured in: China

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 446-7587
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Gems Sensors Recalls Pressure Transducers Used in Fire Pump Controllers

Gems Sensors Recalls Pressure Transducers Used in Fire Pump Controllers Due to Risk of Failure in a Fire

The transducer can fail to accurately detect water pressure in a fire suppression sprinkler system. This could cause the sprinkler system to fail to activate and pump water to the sprinklers in the event of a fire.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Gems 3100 Pressure Detectors/Transducers

Units: About 25,000

Importer: Gems Sensors Inc., of Plainville, Conn.

Hazard: The transducer can fail to accurately detect water pressure in a fire suppression sprinkler system. This could cause the sprinkler system to fail to activate and pump water to the sprinklers in the event of a fire.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The Gems 3100 Pressure Transducer is used to detect pressure in a range of applications, including the detection of water pressure as part of a fire pump controller in a fire suppression sprinkler system. The transducer has “Gems Sensors & Controls,” as well as the 18- digit part number, printed on a label affixed to the center of the transducer. Part numbers beginning with “3100″ are included in this recall.

Sold by: Gems sold the recalled 3100 Pressure Transducers directly to end-users and through distributors from January 2006 through February 2012 for about $250.

Manufactured in: England

Remedy: Contact Gems to receive enhanced twice monthly inspection instructions and information about a free replacement transducer, when warranted. End-users who use the 3100 Pressure Transducer in other applications in which water pressure is measured should contact Gems to determine if their units are affected.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call the company toll-free at (855) 877-9666, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at http://www.gemssensors.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12156.html

 

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 877-9666
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Hy Cite Enterprises Recalls Royal Prestige Thermal Wall Pots and Pans

Hy Cite Enterprises Recalls Royal Prestige Thermal Wall Pots and Pans Due to Burn and Fire Hazard

The cookware can collapse, crimp or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard to the consumer and nearby property.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 17, 2013

Recall number: 13-098

Name of product: Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware

Hazard: The cookware can collapse, crimp or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard to the consumer and nearby property.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the cookware immediately and contact Hy Cite for instructions for sending the cookware to the firm for repair.  Damaged pots and pans will be replaced.

Consumer Contact: Hy Cite Enterprises at (800) 609-9577 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT on Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturdays or at www.royalprestige.com orwww.hycite.com and go to the Recall Information link.

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13098.html

Units: About 1.7 million

Description: This recall involves stainless steel 9-ply “Thermal Wall” pans sold under the “Royal Prestige” brand name. The products were sold individually and in sets. The following cookware is included in this recall:

* 1.5 qt. saucepan
* 2 qt. saucepan
* 3 qt. Dutch oven
* 4 qt. Dutch oven
* 6 qt. Dutch oven
* 8 qt. Dutch oven
* 8″ skillet
* 10.5″ skillet
* 10″ paella pan
* 14″ paella pan

Recalled pots and pans have a seal including “Thermal Wall” and “9-Ply” imprinted on the bottom of the pot or pan.

Incidents/Injuries: The company is aware of 1,136 reports of cookware collapsing, crimping or deforming, including one report of consumers getting spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.

Sold at: Independent distributors of Hy Cite Enterprises sold this product through door-to-door sales for between $250 to $800 for individual products and from $800 and $3,500 for sets.

Importer: Hy Cite Enterprises LLC, of Madison, Wis.

Manufacturer: Meyer Europe, SRL, of Verdellino, Italy

Manufactured in: Italy

Bugaboo Recalls Strollers

Bugaboo Recalls Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

A button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers

Units: About 46,300 in the U.S. and 4,440 in Canada

Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.

Manufacturer: Bugaboo International B.V., of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hazard: A button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Bugaboo has received 58 reports of carry handles detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the carry handles on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the model name. Strollers included in the recall have a serial number that falls within the range listed below. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller’s chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.

Bugaboo Cameleon
Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999
Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386
Serial Number 140100093600531 to 140103123350418

Bugaboo Donkey
Serial Number 170101105300001 to 170104130900500

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers. The Bugaboo Cameleon was sold between September 2009 and June 2012 for about $980. The Bugaboo Donkey was sold from January 2011 through December 2012 for between $1,200 and $1,600.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement handle.

Consumer Contact: Bugaboo International; at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.bugaboo.com and click on “Important Quality Initiative” for more information. Consumers can email the firm atserviceus@bugaboo.com

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/16705r-eng.php

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13092.html

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 460-2922
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by LANY Group

Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by LANY Group Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd’s Discounts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: “Goddess” Hooded Sweatshirts with drawstrings

Units: About 210

Importer: LANY Group LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) about drawstrings in children’s upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC’s actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The girls’ sweatshirts zip up the front and have a hood with a drawstring. The sweatshirts are red with gold hearts, stars and crowns. They were sold in children’s sizes 4T through 12. “Goddess” is printed on a label at the neck.

Sold exclusively at: dd’s Discounts stores nationwide from October 2011 through January 2012 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard or return the sweatshirts to a dd’s Discounts store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact LANY Group toll-free at (855) 691-7662 between 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12166.html

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 691-7662
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toro Riding Mowers Recalled

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 493-0090
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Toro Riding Mowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

The traction drive belt can wear through the mower’s fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Toro(r) Z Master(r) Riding Mowers

Units: About 2,600 in the U.S. and 31 in Canada

Manufacturer: The Toro Co., of Bloomington, Minn.

Hazard: The traction drive belt can wear through the mower’s fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Toro has received five reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers. The mowers are red and black. “Toro” and “2000 Series” are printed on the side and “Z Master Commercial” on the front of the mowers. The model and serial numbers are on a metal plate located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the left-hand side. The following models and corresponding serial numbers are included in this recall: model number 74141 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000784; model number 74143 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000887; and model number 74145 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312001178.

Sold at: Toro dealers nationwide from January 2012 through August 2012 for between $7,700 and $8,700.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled mowers immediately and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower. Toro has contacted registered owners of the recalled mowers.

Consumer Contact: Toro; toll-free at (855) 493-0090, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.toro.com and click on Product Recall Information on the bottom right-hand side of the page for more information.

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1727

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13048.html