RECALLS THIS WEEK: Boys' Jackets, Helicopter Kits, and Other Product Recalls

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RMP Athletic Locker is recalling Ripzone Hooligan Hooded Jackets sold in Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and Canada from August 2013 to October 2013. The jackets have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard.

This recall involves the Ripzone Boys’ Hooligan hoodie jacket. RPZN and the size can be found on the label sewn into the seam of the neck area of the garment. The style number 78938 is located on the care label of the jacket which is on the right front, inside lower seam of the jacket.

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring or return the garment to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Athletic Locker Ltd. at (800) 668-5480 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rpzn.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

HELICOPTER KITS

Horizon Hobby is recalling Blade 700 X Pro Series Helicopter Kits sold nationwide from July 2013 to August 2013. The main rotor washer can fail, causing the blades to come off the helicopter during use. This poses an injury hazard.

This recall involves Blade 700 X Pro Series Kit, Pro Series Combo and the replacement spindle set. The recalled Pro Series Kit is model number BLH5725. The recalled Pro Series Combo is model number BLH5725C.

Consumers should contact Horizon Hobby at (877) 504-0233 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. CT Sunday, or online at www.horizonhobby.com for replacement washers and instructions on how to install them. More info at www.recallss.org.

THERMOSTATS

White-Rodgers is recalling Home Heating and Cooling Thermostats sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2006 to December 2013. The alkaline batteries used in the thermostat can leak onto the circuit board posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves four models of White-Rodgers digital thermostats. The thermostats are white with blue lighted screens and have one of the following names printed on the front of them:  “COMFORTSENTRY,” “DICO,” “Emerson,” “Frigidaire,” “Maytag,” “Nutone,” “Partners Choice,” “Rheem,” “Ruud,” “Unico,” “Water Furnace,” “Westinghouse,” “White-Rodgers” or “Zonefirst.”

Consumers should contact White-Rodgers at (888) 624-1901 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.white-rodgers.com to receive a free repair or a replacement thermostat. More info at www.recalls.org.

CHILDREN'S OUTERWEAR

FXR Factory Racing is recalling FXR Factory Racing Children’s jackets and hoodies sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2008 to January 2014. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard.

This recall involves 11 styles of FXR child/youth outerwear jackets and hoodies for both boys and girls. They come in sizes 2 through 12. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring or return the garment to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact FXR Factory Racing Inc. at (877) 999-9798 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fxrracing.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

POWER BARS

DGL Group is recalling Vibe USB Mobile Power Bar sold exclusively at Five Below stores nationwide from January 2014 to March 2014. The power bar can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves Vibe USB mobile power bars also known as portable USB power supply or portable chargers. Model number FB-Bar is printed below the UPC code on the bottom of the packaging.

Consumers should return the power bars to the DGL Group for a full refund and a $5 coupon towards another purchase at Five Below.

Consumers can also contact DGL Group at (888) 456-4251 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.dglusa.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

DEHUMIDIFIERS

Midea is recalling GE Brand Dehumidifiers sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from March 2010 to December 2010. A component in the dehumidifier’s compressor can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers. Serial and model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact Midea at (877) 593-8721 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.midea.com/us/ for instructions on returning their recalled dehumidifier for a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org.

IKEA LAMPS

IKEA is recalling Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps sold exclusively by IKEA nationwide and in Canada from May 1984 to April 2014. Children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the children’s wall-mounted lamps, posing a strangulation hazard.

This recall involves IKEA children’s wall-mounted lamps sold in various style names, shapes and colors. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com for a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

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