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CPSC Safety Recalls

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Time now to bring you up to date on items officially under recall.  You may have some of these items in your home.  Details in this News 13 Problem Solver report. 

These items are now on the recall list from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Hy Cite Enterprises recalls Royal Prestige thermal wall pots and pans.  The hazard: the cookware can collapse, crimp or severely deform when exposed to heat.  The company is aware of over 1100 (1,136) reports of cookware collapsing deforming, including one report of consumers getting spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.  Description: this recall involves stainless steel 9-ply "thermal wall" pans sold under the "Royal Prestige" brand name.  Recalled pots and pans have a seal including "thermal wall" and "9-ply" imprinted on the bottom of the pot or pan.  Consumer contact: Hy cite enterprises at (800) 609-9577 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ct Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ct on Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ct on Saturdays or at www.royalprestige.com or www.hycite.com and go to the recall information link.

Children's two-piece pajama sets sold at Target are recalled.  Hazard: the children's cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children.  Incidents/injuries: none reported  Description: this recall involves Target Circo and Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets.  Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and online at Target.  Consumer contact: Target; at (800) 440-0680, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ct  Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com and click on product recalls.

Bugaboo recalls strollers due to fall and choking hazards.  Hazard: a button on the stroller's carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.  Incidents/injuries: Bugaboo has received 58 reports of carry handles detaching. No injuries have been reported.  Description: this recall involves the carry handles on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo donkey model strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has bugaboo and the model name. Strollers included in the recall have a serial number that falls within the range listed below. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.  Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide.  Remedy: consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle.  Consumer contact: Bugaboo International; at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. pt monday through friday, or online at www.bugaboo.com.  

LG recalls top-loading washing machines due to risk of injury.  Hazard: an unbalanced load can cause the washing machine to shake excessively and the drum to come loose during use, posing a risk of injury to consumers and property damage to the surrounding area.  Incidents/injuries: LG has received at least 343 reports of washing machines vibrating excessively, of which at least 187 involved minor property damage. One minor injury has been reported.  Description: the recall involves three LG and three Kenmore elite brand top-loading washing machine models.

brand model serial number range

Lg wt5001cw 002kw*******

Wt5101hv through

Wt5101hw 111kw*******

Kenmore Elite 29002 005kw*******

29272 through

29278 111kw*******

The model and serial number can be found on a label fixed on the rating plate on the top back of the washing machine.  Sold at: LG models were sold at Best Buy, Home Depot, Kmart, Sears and local retailers nationwide. Kenmore elite models were sold at Kmart and Sears.  Consumer contact: for LG; toll-free at (855) 400-4639, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ct Monday through Friday, or 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ct Saturday, or online at www.lg.com/us and click on public notices. For Kenmore or LG washers purchased at sears or Kmart; toll-free at (888) 812-2935, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ct Monday through Friday, or from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ct Saturday, or online at www.sears.com.