DOG FOOD Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited range of three varieties of Pedigree weight-management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk. Only cans of Pedigree weight management canned dog food varieties with the production codes shown below are included in this voluntary recall. Each product will have a lot code printed on the end of the can that begins with 209, 210, 211 or 212 and a Best Before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014.
The affected cans with their UPC codes:
2310034974; Pedigree+ Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entrée in Meaty Juices
2310001913; Pedigree Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
2310023045; Pedigree Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices.
IF YOU OWN SOME For more information, call 1-877-720-3335 or visit www.pedigree.com.
CHILDREN'S LOUNGE PANTS AND BOXERS About 210,000 Academy boys and girls pull-on lounge pants and girls boxers sold exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor stores in Texas from January 2010 to March 2011 for about $8. The pants and boxers fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children. The importer, Rigo, has received one report of a garment catching fire and causing severe burns to the front and back of both legs of a 9-year-old boy.
IF YOU OWN ONE Return it to Academy for a refund, exchange or store credit. Call 888-229-1292 for more information.
EXHAUST FANS About 68,000 Harbor Breeze bath fans with heater and light sold exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide and Lowes online from September 2010 through March 2012 for about $90. The fan's heater blades can fail to rotate properly, causing the fan to overheat and posing a fire hazard. The firm has received 11 reports of the fan overheating with smoking or flames within the fan housing, including three reports of minor property damage.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact Delta Electronics Dongguan at 855-301-6578 or go to www.heaterfanrecall.com to schedule a free repair by a trained service technician.
TRACK LIGHTING SYSTEM About 5,000 (U.S.) and about 97,000 (worldwide) IKEA 365 + SÄNDA track for lights, 28" and 45" sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide from September 2011 through March 2012 from $15 to $20. The ground connection in the track is defective, posing an electric shock hazard.
IF YOU OWN ONE Return it to any IKEA store for a replacement unit or a full refund. Call 888-966-4532 for more information.
CORDLESS DRILLS About 45,000 Kawasaki cordless drills sold at Costco stores nationwide from May 2011 through February 2012 for about $50. The trigger switches can short and generate excessive heat posing a burn hazard. Alltrade Tools has received 33 reports of incidents, including one minor burn injury.
IF YOU OWN ONE Register at www.alltrade2.fox-international.com to receive a free drill, including shipping. Alltrade Tools is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled drills. Consumers should not return the drills to the store where purchased. Call 800-727-7420 for more information.
SLEIGH BEDS About 18,400 (U.S.) and 1,250 (Canada) Samuel Lawrence king- and queen-size Bordeaux Collection bed frames sold at furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $400 and $500. The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard. The firm has received one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when the bed’s footboard detached.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit. Call 888-572-9889 for more information.
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