RECALLS THIS WEEK: Children's Scooters, Princess Trikes, Tea Lights, and Other Product Recalls

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RECALLS THIS WEEK: Children's Scooters, Princess Trikes, Tea Lights, and Other Product Recalls
Kiddieland Toys Limited is recalling Lights and Sounds Children’s Scooters sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2009 to February 2011. A child’s finger can get caught in the hinge mechanism between the steering column and the platform, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves three models of Kiddieland “Lights and Sounds” three-wheeled scooters including a red Spiderman, a blue Thomas & Friends™ and a pink girl’s scooter. The scooters have buttons on the handle that play music and sounds. “Kiddieland” is molded on the back of the steering mechanism.

Consumers should contact Kiddieland at (800) 430-5307  or visit  www.kiddieland.com.hk for a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

PRINCESS TRIKES

Kiddieland Toys Limited is recalling Disney Princess Plastic Trikes sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2009 to April 2011. The plastic castle display and the princess figures protruding from the top of the handle bar pose a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.

This recall involves the Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trikes. On top of the handlebar, there is a rotating castle display surrounded by three princess figures. "Disney Princess" is printed on the label in front of the trike just below the handlebar.

Consumers should contact Kiddieland at (800) 430-5307  anytime or visit  www.kiddieland.com.hk for a free replacement handlebar. More info at www.recalls.org

TEA LIGHTS

Pacific Trade International Inc. is recalling Tea Lights sold nationwide from July 2009 to February 2011. The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard.

The recall involves tea lights sold under the brand names Chesapeake Bay Candle and Modern Light. A complete list of the recalled tea lights can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should return the tea lights to the store where purchased for a store merchandise card.

Consumers can also contact Pacific Trade International at (800) 331-8339 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit http://www.chesapeakebaycandle.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

AQUARIUM HEATERS

United Pet Group is recalling Marineland Stealth and Stealth Pro Aquarium Heaters sold nationwide from January 2004 to February 2011. A wiring problem can cause the aquarium heaters to overheat or break during normal use, damaging the aquarium and posing fire and laceration hazards to consumers. Overheating can cause the heater to shatter or the acquarium glass to break.

The recall involves the Marineland Stealth and Stealth Pro acquarium heaters listed on www.recalls.org. The heaters are black plastic tubes and have a temperature adjustment knob at the top. The model name “Stealth” (in white letters) or “Stealth Pro” (in red letters) is printed on the side of the heater.

Consumers should contact United Pet Group at (800) 338-4896  between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.marineland.com for a free replacement aquarium heater or a full refund.
 
CLIMBING EQUIPMENT

CAMP USA Inc. is recalling Photon carabiners, Photon and Mach Express quickdraws sold nationwide from February 2011 to March 2011. The carabiner gate may open under a heavy load, posing a risk of serious injury or death if the climber falls.

The Photon model carabiners are used by climbers as connectors and are sold individually or as components of the Photon Express and Mach Express quickdraw used as extenders to anchor a climber.

Consumers should contact CAMP USA at (877) 421-2267  between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit www.camp-usa.com to return the recalled products for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

BATTERIES

Datseplots Inc., dba GeoManGear is recalling Lithium-Ion batteries used with Magicshine bicycle lights sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2009 to November 2010. The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves Magicshine Series I and Series II lithium-ion batteries. The batteries were sold with bicycle light sets with the following models: Magicshine 900 Lumen (MJ-808), 1400 Lumen (MJ-816) and Tail light (MJ818). The batteries were also sold separately.

Consumers should visit www.MagicshineBatteryRecall.com to register to receive a free replacement battery. More info at www.recalls.org.

SATELLITE COMMUNICATOR

Spot LLC is recalling Spot Satellite Communicator sold nationwide from July 2010 to March 2011. The internal voltage regulator can stop working, resulting in the inability to transmit messages and tracking information in emergency situations.

The device is black with the SPOT logo and the word DeLorme on the front. It measures 3 inches x 2.6 inches and is bundled with the DeLorme Earthmate PN-60w GPS. The GPS is not subject to this recall. Affected products have Electronic Serial Numbers (ESN) from 0-2000000 to 0-2019999. The ESN is located on a label under the battery.

Consumers should contact Spot LLC at (866) 727-7733  between 8 a.m. and midnight ET, Monday through Friday, or visit a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org.

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