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Egg incubator, ropes recalled

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This egg incubator has been recalled. This egg incubator has been recalled.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Egg Incubator

Units: About 2,500

Manufacturer: Brower Division of Hawkeye Steel Products Inc., of Houghton, Iowa

Hazard: The base can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: Brower received three reports of fires, all of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The product is a round, light gray plastic egg incubator with a clear plastic top used to hatch many different types of eggs. The incubator is 18 inches in diameter and 12 inches tall. The recalled Model TH120 Brower Top Hatch Incubator has two main components - a tray and a base. A crank arm and a turner motor are located in the base. The crank arm snaps into place
on the turner motor. The motor turns the crank arm which, in turn, rotates
the tray. The clear plastic top has an engraving which says, "THIS SIDE UP."
The model number is located on the side of the packaging box.

Sold at: Mills Fleet Farm, Stromberg's Chick and Gamebirds, Unlimited and other farm supply retailers from January 2009 to September 2010 for about $190.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company for a free replacement base.

Consumer Contact: Brower at (800) 553-1791, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday
through Friday or online at www.browerequip.com/recall.pdf

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled
product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13085.html


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Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Crossbow Cocking Ropes Due to Laceration
Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Game Winner(r) crossbow cocking ropes

Units: About 6,300

Importer: Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy, Texas

Hazard: The hooks attaching the cocking rope to the crossbow string can break and cause it to recoil, posing a laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The company has received four reports of the hooks on the cocking ropes breaking, causing the rope to recoil. Three of the incidents resulted in lacerations.

Description: This recall involves Game Winner(r) cocking ropes with model number FSGWAR3018 and UPC 400214726596. The cocking ropes help users get a better grip on the crossbow string and aid in pulling it back. They have an approximately 50-inch long black nylon rope, two black plastic hooks and two t-handles. The model and UPC numbers are located on the instruction card that comes with the product.

Sold exclusively at: Academy stores nationwide and on the company's website
www.academy.com between June 2012 and October 2012 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cocking ropes
and return them to Academy for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Academy Sports + Outdoors; toll-free at (888) 922-2336,
from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
CT on Sunday, or online at www.academy.com and click on Help + Support and
Product Recall Info for more information.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled
product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13086.html

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