RECALLS THIS WEEK: Strollers, Toy Helicopters and Other Product Recalls

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Maclaren USA is recalling strollers sold nationwide from 1999 to November 2009. The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.

This recall involves all Maclaren single and double umbrella strollers sold prior to November 2009. The word "Maclaren" is printed on the stroller. Consumers should immediately contact Maclaren USA at (877) 688-2326 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit hingecovers@maclaren-usa.com to receive the free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

TOY HELICOPTERS

UJ Trading is recalling Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters sold nationwide from April 2010 to April 2011. The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk logo on the front of the controller. The
body of the helicopter also contains the markings: “AH-64” and “helicopter.”

Consumers should contact UJ Trading at (800) 536-2691 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.UJToys.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

SLIPPER SOCKS

Meijer Inc. is recalling Bumble Bee and Lady Bug Infant Slipper Socks sold at Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from June 2009 to March 2011. The balls at the end of the bug’s antennae can detach,
posing a choking hazard.

This recall involves Falls Creek brand infant slipper socks, including yellow and black Bumble Bee Slipper Socks, UPC 80640907401, and red and black Lady Bug Slipper Socks, UPC 80640907402. The UPC is located on the
sock’s hangtag.

Consumers should return the socks to any Meijer store for a full refund.

Consumers can contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.meijer.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

LIGHT BULBS

Telstar Products d/b/a Sprint International Inc. is recalling light bulbs sold throughout New York and New Jersey from August 2010 to March 2011. The light bulbs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves energy-saving light bulbs sold under the Telstar and Electra brand names. A list of the recalled light bulbs can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should return the bulbs to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Telstar Products at (888) 828-1680 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.telstarpro.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

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