WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYTX) - 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 immediately inspect this product and stop using it if mold is found. Units currently in retail stores are not included in this recall to inspect.
Name of Product: Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleeper(tm)
Units: About 800,000 units
Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y
Hazard: Mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product. The CPSC advises that mold has been associated with respiratory illnesses and other infections. Although mold is not present at the time of purchase, mold growth can occur after use of the product.
Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received 600 reports of mold on the product. Sixteen consumers have reported that their infants have been treated for respiratory issues, coughs and hives after sleeping in the product.
Description: This recall to inspect includes all Fisher-Price Rock N' Play infant recliner seats called sleepers. The sleeper is designed for babies up to 25 pounds and is composed of a soft plastic seat held by a metal rocking frame. The product has a removable, fabric cover that is sold in 14 patterns and color palettes.
Sold at: Mass merchandise stores nationwide and online since September 2009 for between $50 and $85. Units currently in retail stores are not affected by this recall to inspect. Only products that show signs of mold after use by consumers are included in this announcement.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately check for mold under the removable seat cushion. Dark brown, gray or black spots can indicate the presence of mold. If mold is found, consumers should immediately stop using the product. Consumers can contact Fisher-Price for cleaning instructions or further assistance. Cleaning and care instructions can also be found at
www.service.mattel.com or by contacting the firm.
Consumer Contact: Fisher-Price; at (800) 432-5437, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com for more information.
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PLATINUM Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers Recalled Due To Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYTX) - 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: Power Supply Transformers
Units: About 3,900
Distributors: Denco Sales; Graphic Solution; Hart Supply; Interstate
Electric; Montroy Supply Co; N.Glantz & Son; Pioneer Supply; Reece Supply
Co; Sun Supply; Tubelite Co.
Manufacturer: HEICO lighting, a division of EMD Technologies, of Montreal,
Hazard: The transformers do not meet the UL standard for this product and
pose a fire risk.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves neon power supply transformers designed to power commercial signs. They are in black metal boxes about 4.5 inches long by 3.5 inches wide with rows of vents on all sides. "HEICO LIGHTING(tm)" and the model information are printed on a plate on the transformer. The recalled models include PLATINUM-9000-30, PLATINUM-10000-30, PLATINUM-12000-30, TFT-04PL-6000-30, and TFT-06PL-9000-30.
Sold by: HEICO lighting directly to ten distributors nationwide from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $60 and $150.
Manufactured in: Canada
Remedy: Consumer should stop using these recalled power supply transformers and unplug them immediately until a free replacement transformer has been professionally installed. Contact HEICO lighting to schedule the free installation of a replacement transformer.
Consumer Contact: HEICO lighting(tm); toll-free at (800) 665-1166, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.heicolighting.com and click on Products for more information.
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