RECALLS THIS WEEK: Mountain Bikes, USB Car Chargers, and Other Product Recalls

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Cycling Sports Group is recalling GT downhill mountain bicycles sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2014 to June 2014. The wheel hubs can break and cause the brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards.

This recall involves all 2014 GT Fury Expert and 2014 GT Fury Team downhill mountain bicycles. The recalled Fury Expert model is blue with red and white accents. The recalled Fury Team model is black with lime green and blue accents.


Consumers should return the bicycle to the nearest authorized GT dealer to have the complete front and rear wheels replaced free of charge.

Consumers can also contact Cycling Sports Group at (800) 726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.gtbicycles.com. More info atwww.recalls.org.

USB CAR CHARGERS

Popkiller is recalling USB car charger adapters, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables sold nationwide from June 2013 to April 2014. Improperly mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazards.

The car charger has model number HHT-001 located on the flat side of the charger below the USB port. The Universal USB Power adapter has model number A1265 printed directly above the plug blades on the grey surface. There is no model number printed on the 8-pin USB charging cables.

Consumers should return the product to a store where sold or send to Popkiller Headquarters for a full merchandise credit.

Consumers can also contact Popkiller at (888) 345-0724 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.popkiller.us. More info atwww.recalls.org.

PATIO SETS

Nantucket Distributing is recalling Resin Wicker Outdoor Patio Set Chairs sold nationwide during March 2014. The rear legs of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.

The recall includes Nantucket Distributing resin wicker outdoor patio set chairs.  The chairs were sold with a hang tag with item number RT043SET.

Consumers should the set or chairs to any Christmas Tree Shops, andThat!, or Christmas Tree Shops andThat! to receive a full refund for the set or $17.50 for each chair.

Consumers can also contact Christmas Tree Shopsat (888) 287-3232 anytime or online at www.christmastreeshops.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

LED BULBS

Halco is recalling ProLED bulbs sold nationwide from June 2009 to March 2014. The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.

This recall involves 14 Halco LED bulb models used in recessed lights, as outdoor security lighting and in retail displays. A complete list can be found atwww.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact Halco at (844) 277-0177 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.halcolighting.com for free replacement LED bulbs. More info at www.recalls.org.

RESISTANCE BANDS

Bollinger Fitness is recalling Fitness resistance bands with door anchor attachment  sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2012 to March 2014. A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard.

This recall involves Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The Bollinger Fitness logo appears on the handles. The model number can be found on the product’s packaging.

Consumers should contact Bollinger Fitness at (800) 255-6061 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bollingerfitness.com on instruction on how to receive a free replacement door attachment, including free shipping. More info at www.recalls.org.

PANADOL CAPLETS

GSK is recalling Panadol Advance® 100 count caplets sold in Puerto Rico from November 2012 to February 2014. The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

This recall involves bottles of 100ct Panadol Advance pain relievers. Lots numbers can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact GSK at (888) 912-8455 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.us.gsk.com for a refund. More info atwww.recalls.org.
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