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RECALLS THIS WEEK: Rescue Devices, Stacking Toys, and Other Product Recalls
The recall involves Mammut?s RescYou crevasse rescue devices with batch numbers 12-12 and 03-13. MAMMUT RESCYOU and the batch number are printed in white on the side of the blue ascender.
A Harvest Company is recalling Cork Stacker block sets sold exclusively by StorkStack.com during January 2014. Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard.
This recall involves a three-piece cork block stacking toy. Each of the square cork blocks are a different size: 2 7/8 inch by 2 7/8 inch, 2 3/8 inch by 2 3/8 inch and 2 inch by 2 inch. All of the blocks are 1 ½ inches tall.
Consumers should contact A Harvest Company at (877) 394-7774 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.aharvestcompany.com for instructions to return the block sets for a merchandise credit. More info at www.recalls.org.
STX is recalling STX Shield throat protector sold nationwide from September 2013 to February 2014. The Shield Throat Protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a laceration hazard.
The throat protector is black and has the letters ?STX? engraved on the outer surface of the protector.
Consumers should return the protector to STX for a full refund.
Rollerblade USA is recalling Rollerblade® Tempest Inline Skates sold nationwide from December 2010 to January 2014. The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.
The brand name Rollerblade appears in several locations on each skate. The model name Tempest appears on the back of the cuff and the model number appears on the side of the heel of each skate. Models and SKUs can be found at www.recalls.org.
Consumers should contact Rollerblade USA at (800) 232-7655 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rollerblade.com for a free inspection and free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org.
GARAGE DOOR OPENERS
Genie is recalling Garage door openers sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2011 to October 2012. The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves Genie, models PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro, models TriloG 1200 and 1500, screw drive garage door openers. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.
SKI-DOO GLOVES AND BATTERIES
BRP is recalling Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® heated gloves and Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2013 to February 2014. The glove?s lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves BRP Ski-Doo and Can-Am heated gloves and replacement Lithium-Ion rechargeable batteries. The gloves have either ski-doo or can-am on the pointer finger and on the wrist band of each glove. Recalled product codes are 446247 for the Can-Am heated gloves, 446248 for the Ski-Doo heated gloves and 4880580001 for the two Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries that are sold separately.
Consumers should contact an authorized dealership or BRP at (888) 638-5397 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Friday, or online at www.ski-doo.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.