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3 CPSC Recalls

-----------NEWS from CPSC-----------
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
www.cpsc.gov

1. Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Wal-Mart-Recalls-Dolls/

2. Ace Hardware Recalls LED Clamp Light Due to Shock and Fire Hazard  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Ace-Hardware-Recalls-LED-Clamp-Light/

3. Centex Homes Recalls Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Centex-Homes-Recalls-Solar-Panels/

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1.

Recall Date: March 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-140

Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll

 

Hazard: The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

 

Remedy: Refund 

 

Consumer Contact: Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at www.walmart.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Wal-Mart-Recalls-Dolls/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 174,000

 

Description: The My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby electronic baby doll comes in pink floral clothing and matching knit hat. The 16 inch doll is packaged with a toy medical check-up kit including a stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe. The doll’s electronics cause her to babble when she gets “sick,” her cheeks turn red and she starts coughing. Using the medical kit pieces cause the symptoms to stop. “My Sweet Baby” is printed on the front of the clear plastic and cardboard packaging. The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll.

 

Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb.

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the dolls from children, remove the batteries and return the doll to any Walmart store for a full refund.

 

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from August 2012 through March 2014 for $20.

 

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

 

Manufacturer: Tak Ngai Electronic Toys Co., LTD

 

Manufactured in: China

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2.

Recall Date: March 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-139

Ace Hardware Recalls LED Clamp Light Due to Shock and Fire Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Ace Clamp-On LED Work Lights

 

Hazard: The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard.

 

Remedy: Refund

 

Consumer Contact: Ace Hardware toll-free at (888) 827-4223 anytime or email carecenter@acehardware.com or online at www.acehardware.com and click on the Product Recalls link for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Ace-Hardware-Recalls-LED-Clamp-Light/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 15,000

 

Description: This recall includes the Ace Clamp-On LED Work Light measuring 3 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep and 2.25 inches high. It has a silver plastic lamp head with black rubber sides and eight LED lights on one side; a black plastic cube-shaped lamp base sized 1.75 inches wide by 2.25 inches deep by 2 inches high, a 6-foot black cord; and silver clamp with black rubber grips. The recalled units are stamped with the model number “DC004” and date code “08/13” on the back of the light base.

 

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled clamp lights and return them to the local Ace Hardware store for a full refund.

 

Sold by: Ace Hardware retail stores and other hardware stores nationwide and online at www.acehardware.com from September 2013 to December 2013 for between $10 and $22.

 

Importer: Ace Hardware Corp. of Oak Brook, Ill.

 

Manufactured in: Indonesia

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3.

Recall Date: March 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-138

Centex Homes Recalls Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: SolarSave® roof panels

 

Hazard: Fire

 

Remedy: Replacement

 

Consumer Contact: Visit www.Centex.com, send an email to NorCalSolar@Centex.com or send a fax to (800) 917-2201. 

 

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Centex-Homes-Recalls-Solar-Panels/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 240 homes

 

Description: This recall involves Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. SolarSave panels replace conventional roof tiles and provide solar power to the building. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes (“Centex”). This recall does not include any other solar panels, except for the OE-34 model, installed on homes sold by Centex. 

 

Incidents/Injuries: Two incidents in which roof fires originated in or near the recalled roof panels have been reported. These incidents involve homes sold by Centex. No injuries have been reported.

 

Remedy: Centex has contacted directly customers impacted by the recall and performed free installations of new solar panels. Owners of homes with qualifying solar energy systems who have not been contacted by the company should turn off their solar energy systems immediately and contact Centex to schedule the installation of free replacement panels.  

 

Installed by: Subcontractors hired by Centex Homes, a Nevada general partnership.

 

Distributed by: Burlingame Industries, Inc., dba Eagle Roofing Products, located in Rialto, Calif.

 

Manufacturer(s): Open Energy Corporation, Inc. and Applied Solar, Inc., of Solana Beach, Calif., are no longer in business.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

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