RECALLS THIS WEEK: Sunbeam Irons, air compressors, and other product recalls

 RECALLS THIS WEEK: Sunbeam Irons, air compressors, and other product recalls
By Staff, with information from, a private 501 (c) (3) foundation.
Sunbeam Products Inc. is recalling convertible clothes irons sold at Bed
Bath & Beyond stores nationwide from June 2010 to November 2010. The iron
can overheat and cause a fire because of a wiring issue, posing a risk of
burn injury.

The recalled product is the Sunbeam® Convertible Iron with a model number of
GCSBRS - 103. The model number can be found on the bottom of the iron's
plastic base. The recalled irons have date codes C235 or C237 imprinted on
the blade of the plug and on the bottom of the packaging.

Consumers should contact Sunbeam at (800) 656-9708 anytime or visit for a free replacement. More info at


DeVilbiss Air Power Company is recalling air Compressors sold nationwide
from September 2000 to December 2005. The air compressor motor can overheat,
posing a fire hazard.

The recalled compressors were sold under the Craftsman, Delta Shopmaster,
DeVilbiss, Husky and Porter-Cable brand names. The model number and
manufacture date on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank.
The model numbers, brands, tank size, orientation and color can be found at

Consumers should call DeVilbiss at (866) 220-5627 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
ET, Monday through Friday, or visit or;
or Sears at (888) 279-8013, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT and
Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or visit for a free inspection
and repair. More info at


Briggs & Stratton is recalling Model 40 V-Twin Engine used on Sears,
Husqvarna, Bad Boy Riding Mowers sold nationwide from February 2010 to March
2010. Wear on misrouted wiring may cause it to disconnect from the shut-off
device, allowing the engine to continue running when the key is in the "OFF"
position or when the operator gets off the seat while the mower is engaged,
posing an injury hazard.

The recalled product is a Briggs & Stratton V-twin engine with the date code
100201Y. The engines can be found in the following lawn mowers: Craftsman,
model 247:289810; Husqvarna, model 960460016; and Bad Boy, model BBM4826BS.
The engine date code is bottom-most number located on the valve cover of the

Consumers should contact a Briggs & Stratton Authorized Dealer for free
inspection and repair.

Consumers can also contact Briggs & Stratton Corporation at (866) 927-3349
between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit More info at


Sassy Inc. is recalling Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles sold
nationwide from July 2009 to January 2011. Small pieces of the plastic ball
can detach as a result of children chewing on the teether/rattle, posing an
ingestion hazard.

This recall involves Refreshing Rings infant teethers/rattles intended for
babies ages three months and older. The product has a red, water-filled ring
on one end and a black and white polka dot ball on the other end. Style
number 80026 is printed on the packaging

Consumers should contact Sassy Inc. at (800) 323-6336 between 8 a.m. and
4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit for
instructions on how to return the product for a free replacement toy. More
info at
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