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Weekly recalls: LED light bulbs, bikes, patio chairs

First Published      Last Updated Jul 18 2014 02:18 pm
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HOW MANY: About 4,000.

FOR MORE: Call Christmas Tree Shops at 888-287-3232 or visit www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the "Product Recalls" link at the bottom of the homepage for more information.


DETAILS: Popkiller mini USB car charger power adapters, universal USB power adapters and 8-pin USB data sync charging cables. The car charger has model number HHT-001 located on the flat side of the charger below the USB port. The Universal USB Power adapter has model number A1265 printed directly above the plug blades on the grey surface. There is no model number printed on the 8-pin USB charging cables. All of the recalled products are sold separately and come in red, orange, green, blue, purple and pink. They were sold at Popkiller retail locations in Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, California, from June 2013 through April 2014.

WHY: Improperly mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,500.

FOR MORE: Call Popkiller at 888-345-0724 or visit http://www.popkiller.us and click on "About Us" located at the bottom of the home page, then click "Important Recall Notice" for more information.


DETAILS: All 2014 GT Fury Expert and 2014 GT Fury Team downhill mountain bicycles. The recalled Fury Expert model is blue with red and white accents. The recalled Fury Team model is black with lime green and blue accents. "Fury" is printed on the top tube and the bottom of the chainstay, the GT logo is on the down tube and the top of the chainstay. The model names are printed in small letters on the top tube of the bicycles just above the word Fury. They were sold at authorized GT dealers from February 2014 to June 2014.

WHY: The wheel hubs can break and cause the brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: Five reports of broken hubs. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 120 in the U.S. and 32 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Cycling Sports Group at 800-726-2453, send email to custserve(at)cyclingsportsgroup.com, or visit www.gtbicycles.com and click on "Recalls" under Recalls & Safety at the bottom of the page.


DETAILS: Bottles of 100-count Panadol Advance pain relievers sold in Puerto Rico from November 2012 through February 2014. The medicine was sold in white containers with a blue label, inside a blue box. "Panadol" and "Advance" are printed on the label. Lot numbers and dates codes are located on the left side panel of the box and on the left side of the label on the bottle, near the bar code. They include: Lot number: 14241, expiration date: 02/2015; Lot number: 14002, expiration date: 10/2014; Lot number: 13881, expiration date: 09/2014; and Lot number: 13801, expiration date: 09/2014.

WHY: The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The products contain acetaminophen which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

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