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November 2008 Archives

Sexual performance products Firm Dose and Granite Rooster may pose serious health risks: Health Canada

Health Canada is warning consumers not to use Firm Dose and Granite Rooster, two products promoted to enhance male sexual performance, as they contain potentially harmful unlisted ingredients.

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JCPenney recalls infant pants for choking hazard

Texas-based JCPenney is recalling about 24,000 pairs of Arizona denim pants for infants and newborns because they pose a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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7,000 stockpots recalled for burn hazard

About 7,000 Century Cookware stockpots are being recalled in the U.S. because the metal handles can detach during use, creating a burn hazard for users, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Six Fortune cakes recalled from marketplace

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning consumers with allergies to sulphites to avoid eating certain Six Fortune brand cakes.

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Bead maze toys recalled for laceration danger

Colorado-based ImagiPLAY is recalling about 500 Bead Maze toys because they pose a laceration danger, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Anthropologie tin candles recalled in U.S.

The New York-based Candela Group is recalling about 225 tin candles sold exclusively at Anthropologie stores, because they pose a fire and burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Yin Yang necklace sets recalled in Canada for lead hazard

Health Canada on Wednesday announced a recall of 3,823 necklace sets because they contain high amounts of lead.

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Bicycle light batteries recalled for burn danger

About 1,700 DiNotte Lighting lithium-ion batteries used with bicycle lights are being recalled in the U.S. because they pose a burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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GE recalls 244,000 ovens for fire, burn hazards

GE is recalling about 244,000 ovens in the U.S. because they pose a fire and burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Fresh 2 Go Beef Tortellini recalled in Ontario

Canada's food watchdog is warning consumers with allergies to milk to avoid eating Fresh 2 Go Beef Tortellini.

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Dive sticks recalled for impalement hazard

About 130 Swim 'N Score Pool Stix are being recalled because they pose an impalement hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Cobra Electronics recalls children's radios for chemical burn hazard

Chicago-based Cobra Electronics is recalling about 8,000 children's two-way radios because the batteries can leak electrolyte, creating a chemical burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Allergy alert: Undeclared milk in coffee mixes, creamers

Canada's food watchdog is warning consumers with milk allergies to avoid certain coffee creamer and coffee mix products.

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Claire's Boutiques recalls 67,000 necklace sets

Claire's Boutiques Inc. is recalling about 67,000 necklace sets because they contain high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Toy televisions recalled for high lead levels

California-based OKK Trading is recalling about 2,100 toy television sets because they contain high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Toy xylophones pulled for high lead levels

About 144 toy xylophones are being withdrawn from the marketplace because surface paint on the toys contains high levels of lead, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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Fabric protectors recalled for safety hazard

Ohio-based Sherwin-Williams Co. is recalling about 75,000 Krylon "Outdoor Spaces" fabric protectors because they pose a respiratory hazard to users, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

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