Toys sold by various Dollar Stores

Dollar Tree Stores is recalling Baby Toys Baby Bead and Wire Toys and Speed Racer Pull Back and Go Action! Cars sold nationwide from March 2007 to November 2007. The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead.

The Baby Bead and Wire Toys are colored wires and colored beads that can slide on a natural wood platform. These bead toys have item number 903419 and date code 71 printed on the back of the packaging. The Speed Racer Pull Back and Go Action! Cars are yellow with black stripes and white with red stripes. Item No. 873820 and date code 77 is printed on the back of the packaging.

Consumers should return the toys to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumers can also contact Dollar Tree Stores at 800-876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.dollartree.com.

More at www.recalls.org.

Hairstyling irons

Farouk Systems Inc. is recalling WEE CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Irons sold nationwide from April 2006 to September 2007. The iron’s “on/off” switch was installed incorrectly. When the iron is plugged in and switch is in the “off” position, the iron remains “on,” which could pose fire and burn hazards.

The recalled hairstyling iron is black and measures 9.5 inches long. “CHI” is printed on the iron in red lettering. Date code 0306 or 0507 is embossed on the inside of the paddle.

Consumers should contact Farouk Systems Inc. at 800-237-9175 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday to return the product for a full refund or visit  www.farouk.com.

More at www.recalls.org.

AtHome America candles

AtHome America Inc. is recalling Four-wick Decorative Candles sold nationwide from August 2007 to October 2007. The candle’s wicks are in close , proximity causing the candle to burn unevenly and faster than expected, posing a potential fire hazard.

The recall involves four-inch, square-shaped candles with four wicks. The candles were sold in three styles: the Earth Hue Toasted Nutmeg and Spice candle, the Holiday Hue candle and the Golden Metallic candle.

Consumers should contact AtHome America at 800-928-4663 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday for a full refund or visit www.athome.com.

More info at www.recalls.org.

Air hockey tables

Gamenamics Inc. is recalling Cordless Air-Powered Hockey Tables with Rechargeable Battery sold nationwide from August 2006 to July 2007. The hockey table’s wires can overheat or melt, posing a burn hazard.

The tables are 72-inches long and 38-inches wide and have a predominantly white surface with a bright blue aluminum rail and can be folded and moved on attached wheels. The playing surface contains the words “Jet Fan Hockey.”

The recalled items have the numbers SG-504-6c and 73058 printed on the product’s carton.

Consumers should contact Hammacher Schlemmer at 800-227-3528 anytime for a repair kit.

More info at www.recalls.org.

Elliptical trainers

Fitness Quest Inc. is recalling Eclipse 1175e Elliptical Trainers sold nationwide from September 2006 to October 2007. The cranks that connect the foot platforms to the rear wheel of the machine can break during exercise, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves the Eclipse 1175e elliptical trainers. The machine has two foot platforms attached to a wheel at the rear of the machine. Each machine has “1175e” stamped on an oval decal located on the side of the wheel housing.

Consumers should contact Fitness Quest at 800-321-9236 between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a free replacement elliptical machine or visit www.fitnessquest.com/scripts/cgiip.exe/WService=fq/story.html?article =4206.

More at www.recalls.org

Scuba regulators

ROMI Enterprises is recalling Oceanic and AERIS SCUBA Regulator First Stages sold nationwide from May 2007 and October 2007. An internal component that seals air between the high pressure first-stage and the intermediate pressure second-stage can fail. This can result in uncontrolled flow of air to the diver and pose a risk of serious injury or death.

A complete list of the descriptions and models can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should take the regulators to any authorized Oceanic or AERIS dealer for a free replacement part.

Consumers can also contact ROMI at (888) 636-9390 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Oceanic customers can visit www.oceanicworldwide.com/safety_notices.html. AERIS customers can visit www.diveaeris.com/safety_notices.html.

More at www.recalls.org.

Horseshoe

magnets

United Scientific is recalling Horseshoe Magnets sold nationwide from March 1995 to September 2007. Surface paint on the magnets contains high levels of lead.

This recall involves horseshoe-shaped magnets sold in five sizes. The horseshoes have red paint on the surface of the magnet. Product numbers included in the recall are: SHM020 (two inch), SHM030 (three inch), SHM040 (four inch), SHM050 (five inch), and SHM060 (six inch).

Consumers should contact United Scientific at (888) 284-8570 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday to receive a replacement product.

More info at www.recalls.org.

Fishing games sold at grocery stores

Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc. is recalling Fishing Games sold nationwide from October 2007 to November 2007.  The recalled game has parts that contain excessive levels of lead.

The recalled Fishing Game contains a fishing pole, one large battery operated fish and three small wind-up fish. The UPC No. 011546208270 and product No. 25741 are printed on the product’s packaging.

Consumers should return the game to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Far East Brokers and Consultants at 877-695-8354 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.fareastbrokers.com/.

More info at www.recalls.org.

Infant teethers

Infantino LLC is recalling Infantino Lion Teethers sold nationwide from June 2006 to December 2007. The plastic nose can detach, posing a choking hazard.

This recall involves Infantino lion teethers. The yellow and orange plastic teethers have date codes 6116, 6129, 6158, 6137, 0606, 0806, 0906 and 1006.

The date codes are located on the back of the lion‚s head, above the Infantino logo

Consumers should contact Infantino at 888-808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday for a replacement teether or a product of equal value or visit www.service.infantino.com.

More at www.recalls.org.

Auto Zone

booster cables

AutoZone Parts Inc. is recalling Valucraft Booster Cables sold nationwide from June 2007 to October 2007. The booster cables clamps were assembled incorrectly resulting in reverse polarity. This poses an electrical shock and explosion hazard.

This recall involves the Valucraft eight gauge and ten gauge booster cables.

The cables are orange and have “8GA” or “10GA” printed on them.

Consumers should return the cables to any AutoZone store for a full refund or a free replacement.

Consumers can also contact AutoZone at (800) 230-9786 anytime or visit www.autozone.com.

More info at www.recalls.org.

Hooker furniture bunk beds

Hooker Furniture Corporation is recalling Bunk Beds sold nationwide at HookerFurniture retailers from August 2005 to August 2007. The bunk beds have gaps between parts of the upper bunk that could allow a child’s body to pass through but not a child’s head. This poses an entrapment or strangulation hazard.

The recalled bunk beds come in twin-over-twin, twin-over-full and loft beds with the following model names: “Albany Park,” “Swedish Accents,” “Mariner’s Landing,” and “Chelsea’s Place.” The bunk beds come in cherry, white and black finishes. Some of the bunk beds are also made of metal.

Consumers should contact the retailer where purchased to schedule a free, in-home repair.

Consumers can also contact Hooker Furniture at 877-705-8408 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.hookerfurniture.com/index.cfm/go/articles.show/article/133/safety-recall-notice.cfm.

More at www.recalls.org.

Heat Recovery ventilators

Venmar Ventilation Inc. is recalling Heat Recovery Ventilators sold nationwide from October 2006 to December 2007. The thermal protector in these units can fail, posing a potential fire hazard.

This recall involves heat recovery ventilators made between October 2006 and August 2007. A complete list including brand names and model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact Venmar Ventilation at 866-441-4645 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, to schedule an inspection and repair or visit www.venmar.ca/supintro.aspx. More info at www.recalls.org.

Outdoor vacuums

Billy Goat Industries Inc. is recalling Billy Goat MultiVac Outdoor Vacuums sold nationwide from June 2007 to November 2007. The vacuum’s fuel tank could crack and leak fuel. If gasoline leaking from the fuel tank is ignited, a fire or explosion can occur. This poses a fire and burn hazard.

The recalled outdoor vacuum is black and green with a red motor housing. “Billy Goat” is printed on the vacuum’s bag. A list of the models and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org.

Consumers should contact any Billy Goat or Honda Lawn and Garden dealer for a free fuel tank replacement.

Consumers can also contact Honda at 800-426-7701 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.hondapowerequipment.com/recalls/.

More at www.recalls.org.

Children’s jewelry

Codee International Corp. is recalling Codeena Princess Children‚s Metal Jewelry sold nationwide from September 2005 to August 2007. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead.

Only jewelry with item numbers KS1367SS and KS1369SCP are included in the recall. The item number is printed on the back of the packaging. The children’s jewelry sets were sold in a variety of sets including pink or white pearl-like necklace, bracelet and earring or ring combinations. Some sets have studded charms dangling on the bracelet and the necklace.

Consumers should return the jewelry to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumers can also contact Codee International Corp. at 877-767-1888 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.codeena.com. More info at www.recalls.org.