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Recalls this week: helmets, swim jackets, bunk beds

First Published      Last Updated Aug 29 2014 04:02 pm
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HOW MANY: About 1,900.

FOR MORE: Call Havertys at 888-428-3789 or go online at www.havertys.com and click on "Cottage Retreat" located under Customer Service.


DETAILS: Power cords that came with HP and Compaq laptops and mini laptops. They were sold between September 2010 and June 2012 for about $500 to $1500. The cords are black and have an "LS-15" mark at the end.

WHY: The power cord can overheat and may start a fire or cause a burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: Twenty-nine reports of power cords overheating and melting or charring. Two customers said they the cord caused minor burns, and 13 said it caused minor property damage.

HOW MANY: About 5.6 million.

FOR MORE: Call Hewlett-Packard, which also makes the Compaq laptops, at 877-219-6676. Customers can also visit www.hp.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom of the page.


DETAILS: Little Marc Jacobs hooded swimwear cover-up jackets for girls in sizes two through 12. They are navy and have red flowers, teal leaves, a teal bunny applique and two buttons on the front. They were sold at Swimwear Anywhere Outlet, children's boutiques and other specialty retail stores around the country and online at www.swimwearanywhere.com from January to July of this year. They cost about $89. The style number "LM28616, Lot (hash)1" is printed on the sewn-in label at back of the jackets.

WHY: The jackets have a drawstring around the neck area that can cause a strangulation risk to children.

INCIDENTS: No incidents or injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 210.

FOR MORE: Call Swimwear Anywhere at 800-647-6335 or go online at www.swimwearanywhere.com and click on the "Recall" tab located under the links section on the bottom left side of the page.