RECALLS THIS WEEK: Hanging Lanterns, Sump Pumps, and Other Product Recalls

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Quoizel Inc. is recalling outdoor hanging lanterns sold nationwide from June
2008 to January 2010. The glass lantern can separate from the top support
ring and fall, injuring people who are nearby.

The recall involves outdoor hanging lanterns labeled as "Northridge" in the
Quiozel 2009 Catalog with the model number #AGNT1912K. The model number is
located on the side of the lantern's box, on a tag attached to the lantern,
on the instruction sheet and on the lantern's ceiling mount.

Consumers should contact Quoizel (877) 316-2589 between 9 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit for a free
replacement. More info at


ITT Water Technology Inc. is recalling sump pumps and effluent pumps sold
nationwide from December 2009 to July 2010. Sump pumps installed without
ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection can pose an electric
shock or electrocution hazard if touched by the consumer

The recall involves Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett Pumps used in
residential applications to pump wastewater and sewage. The pumps are sky
blue or red and display the brand names Goulds, Red Jacket or Bell &
Gossett. Model numbers can be found at

To verify if your pump is affected by this recall, contact ITT Water
Technology at (866) 325-4204, or visit, or or If your pump is
affected, a technician will be sent to your home to replace or repair the
pump. More info at


Salsa Cycles is recalling handlebar stems sold nationwide from April 2010 to
October 2010. The handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves all CroMoto S.U.L. 25.4 and 26.0 threadless handlebar
stems and all CroMoto S.U.L. 26.0 quill handlebar stems sold as individual
aftermarket units after April 1, 2010. The handlebar stems are black and
have the word "Salsa" painted on the extension. The recalled handlebar stems
have a hash mark on the inside of the stem bar clamp area.

Consumers should contact an authorized Salsa Bicycles dealer for a free
inspection and a handlebar stem replacement or a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Quality Bicycle Products at (877) 774-6208
between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit More info at


Black Diamond Equipment is recalling Avalung backpacks sold nationwide and
in Canada from January 2010 to December 2010. The air intake tubing can
crack under cold temperatures, causing the unit not to function as intended,
posing a suffocation hazard.

This recall involves the Black Diamond 2010 Avalung backpacks listed at These backpacks have an air intake system that the company
states extracts air from the snow, allowing the victim of an avalanche to
breathe while buried under the snow.

Consumers should contact Black Diamond Equipment at (801) 278-5533 anytime
or visit to receive a free
replacement product or a full refund. More info at