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Bass amplifiers recalled by Fender Musical Instruments due to fire hazard

In co-operation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Fender Musical Instruments Corp. of Scottsdale, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling some bass amplifiers because of a potential fire hazard.

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Burlington Coat Factory recalls boy's hooded sweatshirts and warm-up sets

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in co-operation with Burlington Coat Factory of Burlington, N.J., has announced a voluntary recall of boy's hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings and warm-up sets because they pose a strangulation danger to children.

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Little Tikes Recalls Clubhouse Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in co-operation with Little Tikes of Hudson, Ohio, announced a voluntary recall Thursday of Little Tikes Clubhouse Swing Set due to a fall hazard.

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Sherwin-Williams Recalls Purdy Scrapers Due to Laceration Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in co-operation with Sherwin-Williams of Cleveland, Ohio, announced a voluntary recall Thursday of Purdy 2 1/2" 4-Edge Scrapers because of a potential laceration hazard.

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Frigidaire recalls clothes washers due to fire hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in co-operation with Frigidaire, announced a voluntary recall Thursday of washing machines because of a potential fire hazard.

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Undeclared milk in Dophilus tablets, Health Canada warns

Health Canada is warning people with milk allergies not to use the unauthorized health product Dophilus Chewable Tablets, labelled as "non-dairy," because they contain trace amounts of milk protein from ingredients used in the production process.

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Fiesta Gas Grill BBQ recall expanded

A number of Kenmore gas barbecues are being recalled because they present a fire hazard when improperly assembled, Sears Canada has advised

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CFIA recalls cookies due to unlisted milk and egg content

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to eggs or milk not to consume Haitai brand ButterRing Cookies described below.

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Cilantro recalled due to salmonella contamination

Frontera Produce of Edinburg, Texas, is recalling one lot of cilantro for possible salmonella contamination.

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Dietary supplements recalled for unlisted ingredients

Nutracoastal Trading LLC of Freeport, N.Y., is recalling bottles of two dietary supplements, STEAM and S-DROL, because they may contain ingredients not listed on the label.

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Raisins recalled due to sulphite content

Indian Groceries & Spices Inc. of Skokie, Ill., is recalling select packages of Nirav Golden Raisins, because they may contain sulphites not listed on the label and that could be dangerous for people with sulphite allergies.

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Fuel containers recalled due to fire risk

About 4,000 one- and two-gallon Enviro-Flo Plus fuel containers, manufactured in the United States by Blitz USA Inc. of Miami, Okla., are being recalled because the plunger cap can dislodge, allowing gasoline vapours to escape and liquid to spill from the top of the container during use. This poses a risk of fires.

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Baby chairs recalled due to protruding metal

About 6,500 BabyBjorn Babysitter Balance and BabyBjorn Babysitter Balance Air bouncer chairs, manufactured in Sweden and imported by BabySwede LLC of Cleveland, are being recalled because metal can protrude into the padded part of the chairs, posing a laceration risk.

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82,000 teethers recalled over bacteria fears

Health Canada has announced the recall of about 82,000 teethers because their fillings may be contaminated with bacteria.

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Baby seats recalled over metal parts

Health Canada has announced the recall of about 730 BabyBjorn baby seats because they may be embedded with small pieces of metal, which in turn pose an injury risk to infants.

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Toy metal scooters recalled

Health Canada announced the recall of 15,460 toy Nickelodeon metal scooter units because they have small components that could break off after being dropped, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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Refrigerators recalled over faulty doors

Health Canada has announced the recall of about 1,800 Viking refrigerator and freezer units because their doors can detach.

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Steam cleaners recalled due to faulty power cord

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 580,000 H2O mop steam cleaners, made in China and distributed by Thane International Inc., because the power cord can unexpectedly wear down and expose the wiring, posing a shock and burn hazard to consumers.

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Leather chairs recalled due to risk of legs detaching

About 500 leather butterfly chairs, made in India and imported by Hobby Lobby Stores of Oklahoma City, are being recalled because the legs can detach unexpectedly.

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Toy telephones recalled due to choking risk

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 25,000 Evenflo Switch-A-Roo telephone toys, made in China by Evenflo Co. Inc., because the mirror decal can peel away and pose a choking risk. No incidents have been reported.

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Shag rugs recalled for failure to meet flammability standards

About 400 Art Collection leather shag rugs, made in India, are being recalled because they don't meet federal flammability standards.

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Youth sweatshirts recalled due to strangulation hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 7,000 youth hooded sweatshirts made by Propac Distributing Corp.

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Health Canada recalls kettles due to burn hazard

Health Canada is recalling tea kettles sold under the name "Harmony" by Copco. The kettles come in stainless steel (brushed and polished finishes) and enamel finishes (red, white, black, turquoise, orange, yellow, blue).

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Simplicity crib recall expanded

Health Canada has expanded its recall of Simplicity drop-side cribs to include model numbers 8050CC, 8910CC and 8994WC.

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Undeclared milk in certain Master Choice brand frozen garlic and herb baguettes

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to milk not to eat certain Master Choice brand frozen garlic and herb baguettes. The baguettes contain milk which is not declared on the label.

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Rossignol Nordic ski boots recalled over fall hazard

Health Canada and the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling Rossignol Nordic ski boots because the soles on the ski boots may separate from the upper boot during use, posing a fall hazard.

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CFIA warns of unlabelled milk, eggs and nuts in Crown, Lotte, and Surasang brands of snack foods

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to milk, eggs or tree nuts (almonds, hazelnuts) not to eat various Crown, Lotte and Surasang brands of snack foods.

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Pure & Natural Daily Light conditioner recalled over bacteria

Health Canada is recalling Pure & Natural Daily Light conditioner for normal hair because it is contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia.

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Toilet bowl cleaner recalled over lack of child-resistant caps

Health Canada is recalling a toilet bowl cleaner distributed by UWG Global Inc. of Brampton, Ont., because its bottles don't have child-resistant caps.

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Children’s hooded jackets and pullover sweatshirts with drawstrings recalled by Hard Tail due to strangulation hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Hard Tail girls’ hooded jackets and pullover sweatshirts. The jackets and pullovers have a drawstring through the hood or waist which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

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Children’s hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings recalled by C-Mrk Inc. due to strangulation hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling boys' hooded sweatshirts distributed by C-Mrk Inc., of Vernon, Calif. The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

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Copco Harmony Teakettles recalled over burn hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Copco Harmony teakettles because the lid can come loose during handling, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

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American Greetings Corp. sport balls recalled due to violation of lead paint standard

Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling DesignWare sport balls imported by American Greetings Corp. The surface coating on the basketball contains excessive levels of lead.

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Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms recalled over failure to warn of fire

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Kidde model PI2000 dual sensor smoke alarms because an electrostatic discharge can damage the unit, causing it not to warn consumers of a fire.

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Bosch Thermotechnology boilers recalled due to fire hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Bosch Thermotechnology gas-fired boilers because an electrical connector can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

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Almost 1 million Kolcraft playpen-cribs recalled for hazard

Chicago-based Kolcraft Enterprises is recalling almost one million portable playpen-cribs over concerns the product poses a fall hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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Craftsman lawn tractors recalled over possible brake failure

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Craftsman lawn tractors because the parking brake can fail, posing a loss-of-control hazard.

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Pokemon tokens recalled over barium in coating

Health Canada is recalling Pokemon tokens because the thin layer of metallic coating on the six identified tokens contained barium in excess of the allowable concentration limit in Canada.

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Gourmet cocoa mix recalled over possible salmonella contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to drink Gourmet Hot Cocoa Mix and Gourmet Hot Chocolate because they may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Treasure Mills brand Brownie Bars recalled over unlabelled milk ingredients

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume certain Treasure Mills brand Brownie Bars.

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BioSensory Dragonfly II mosquito trap and NightWatch bedbug monitor recalled due to laceration or burn hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Dragonfly II mosquito traps and NightWatch bed bug monitors over laceration or burn hazards.

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Gromex pacifiers recalled over choking hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Jaloma name-brand pacifiers imported by Gromex Inc., of Passaic, N.J., due to a choking hazard.

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Charles David women’s shoes recalled over fall hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling women’s sample shoes imported by Charles David, of Culver City, Calif., over a falling hazard.

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Starbucks coffee grinders recalled due to risk of device turning on unexpectedly

Health Canada is recalling approximately 44,000 Starbucks Barista Blade coffee grinders because the devices can fail to turn off or can turn on unexpectedly, presenting a risk of injury.

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Children's clog shoes recalled due to choking hazard

Health Canada is recalling children's clog shoes manufactured by Pagoda International Footwear Limited because the decorative wheels on the shoes designed to look like a car can separate, presenting a choking hazard.

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Orangatang skateboard wheels recalled

Health Canada is recalling Orangatang "In-Heat" skateboard wheels because the core can shear and blow out, causing an injury risk for riders.

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Klick Klick yo-yo ball toys recalled over hidden strangulation risk

Health Canada is recalling Klick Klick yo-yo ball toys by Handee Products because they present a hidden risk of strangulation to children.

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Tea sets sold at Chapters/Indigo recalled over injury hazard

Health Canada is recalling tea sets sold at Chapters/Indigo stores across Canada because the handle on the pot may detach, posing a risk of injury.

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Electronic timer recalled over shock hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Intermatic Model ST01 and EI600 In-wall Electronic Timers because of a shock hazard.

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Simplicity 'drop side' cribs recalled due to risk of death from suffocation

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Simplicity "drop side" cribs because of a suffocation hazard.

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Inflatable baby floats recalled over drowning hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about four million inflatable baby floats because of a drowning hazard.

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