Toy Recalls You Need To Know About

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Sequin Glitter Candles

Units: About 9,600

Distributor: Christmas Tree Shops Inc., of South Yarmouth, Mass.

Hazard: The candle's exterior glitter coating can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of flames or smoke coming from the candle or the exterior coating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves glitter candles in three styles.

UPC | Size/Shape
0 00014 42442 7 | 3 inches across x 3 inches tall 0 00014 42441 0 | 3 inches across x 6 inches tall 0 00014 42444 1 | 6 inches tall, teardrop shape

The candles were available in gold, silver and red. The UPC label can be located on the product's packaging.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shop retail locations nationwide from November 2006 through December 2006 for between $1.70 and $3.00.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For a list of stores, visit the firm's Web site.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.christmastreeshops.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08014.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2007
Release #08-015

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 290-6064
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toshiba Recalls AC Adapters sold with Portable DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Toshiba AC Adapters Sold with Portable DVD Players

Units: About 142,000

Distributor: Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC, of Wayne, N.J.

Hazard: The AC adapters can fail, causing the portable DVD player to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Toshiba has received two reports of minor damage to the bottom of the DVD player. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the AC adapter sold with the Toshiba portable DVD player Model SD-P1600. "Toshiba" and ADPV16 can be found on the side of the adapter. "Toshiba", Model SD-P1600, and the serial number can be found on a rating label on the bottom of the cabinet for the DVD player.

Sold at: Consumer electronics stores nationwide from January 2005 through April 2006 for between $200 and $230.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the AC adapters immediately and contact Toshiba Customer Solutions for a replacement adapter.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toshiba Customer Solutions toll-free at (877) 290-6064 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.tacp.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08015.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2007
Release #08-016

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 638-7705
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Fluorescent Ceiling Light Fixtures Sold Exclusively at Home Depot Recalled by Lithonia Lighting Due to Shock Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Lithonia Lighting Nickel End Wrap Fluorescent Ceiling Light Fixtures

Units: About 50,000

Distributor: Lithonia Lighting, a division of Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., of Conyers, Ga.

Manufacturer: Suzhou Powerhouse Co. Ltd., of China

Hazard: A wire inside the light fixture could be loose, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the Lithonia Lighting Nickel End Wrap fluorescent ceiling light fixtures model number "New 2 32 120 RE BN" and date code "N050807". The light fixtures measure four feet long and consist of two brushed nickel end caps and a clear plastic cover for the fluorescent tubes. "Lithonia Lighting", the model number, and the date code can be found on the shipping box or on a label located inside the fixture, next to the fluorescent tube. To read the label on the fixture, consumers should turn the power off at the home's circuit breaker and remove the plastic cover of the light fixture. Light fixtures sold in a box marked with a round pink sticker are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Exclusively at Home Depot stores from June 2007 through August 2007 for about $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the light fixture immediately and return the product to Home Depot to receive a full refund or free replacement. Before removing the fixture, consumers should turn off the power at the home's circuit breaker and consult the installation instructions provided with the fixture. For a complete set of instructions, visit the firm's Web site at www.Lithonia.com

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lithonia Lighting toll-free at (800) 638-7705 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm's Web site at www.lithonia.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08016.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2007
Release #08-017

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 288-4008
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Starbucks Recalls Children's Plastic Cups Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Starbucks Children's Plastic Cups

Units: About 250,000

Importer: Starbucks Coffee Co., of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: If the cup is dropped, the colorful face on the cup can break off and leave small parts or sharp exposed edges that can pose a choking or laceration hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Starbucks has received seven reports of the cups breaking, including two reports in which a child began to choke on a broken piece. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall includes four styles of Starbucks children's plastic 10-ounce cups. Styles include: "Dot" Red Ladybug; "Dash" Green Turtle; Bunny Pink; and Chick Yellow cups.

Sold exclusively at: Starbucks stores nationwide from May 2006 through August 2007 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled cups away from young children and contact Starbucks for instructions on returning the cups for a refund. Starbucks is also offering a complimentary beverage as an incentive to return the recalled cups.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Starbucks at (888) 288-4008 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at www.starbucks.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08017.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2007
Release #08-018

Firm's Recall Hotline: (770) 552-2921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Kahoot Products Inc. Recalls Cub Scouts Totem Badges Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Cub Scouts Totem Badges

Units: About 1.6 million

Distributor: Kahoot Products Inc., of Roswell, Ga.

Hazard: The surface paints on the badges contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Cub Scout Totem Badges measure 4½ inches x 3 inches with a square portion measuring 2¼ inches x 2¼ inches. The Boy Scout emblem is printed on the badge along with a wolf and bear. "PROGRESS TOWARD RANKS" is also printed on the badge.

Sold at: Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide from January 2000 through September 2007.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately remove the badges from clothing and keep the badges away from children. Contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement badge.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kahoot at (770) 552-2921, or visit the firm's Web site at www.kahoot.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08018.html

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

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