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Recalled Products Announced

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

Name of Product: Magnetic Game Pieces sold with "Cars" Themed Backpacks

Units: About 110,000

Importer: Global Design Concepts Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: Small magnets inside the four game pieces that were sold with the "Cars" backpack can fall out of their plastic enclosure. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of a magnet that became loose. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The 12 inch "Cars" Backpack was sold with four sealed game pieces that contain magnets. The game pieces included a red plastic car; a blue plastic car; and two red and black plastic disks that have "GAS,"
"OIL" and "SERVICE" printed in red letters on the black perimeter of the disks. "Warning: Choking Hazard-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years" is printed on the backpack hangtag. "Disney Presents a PIXAR film" is printed on the gray vinyl front of the backpack.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from February 2007 through September
2007 for about $13.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled game pieces away from young children and contact the Cars Backpack Recall hotline for instructions on returning the recalled game pieces for a free replacement "Cars" wallet or equivalent product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Cars Backpack Recall hotline toll-free at (877) 848-4070 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the www.carsbackpackrecall.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/prhtml08/08039.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 23, 2007
Release #08-040

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 798-3040
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: Jonathan Geran, (866) 798-3040

Reynolds Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall 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: Reynolds UL Bicycle Forks

Units: About 330

Manufacturer: MacLean Quality Composites, d.b.a. Reynolds, of West Jordan, Utah

Distributors: Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minn., and Security Bicycle Accessories, of Hempstead, N.Y.

Hazard: The fork tips could separate from the fork legs, causing the wheel to come loose from the fork while riding. This could pose a serious fall hazard to riders.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the Reynolds UL bicycle fork models with 43 mm and 50 mm rakes and with serial numbers 09100 through 10403.
The serial number decal is located on the steer tube. To see the serial number, the fork must be removed from the frame. Some recalled forks are black, have "Reynolds" printed on them, and have a gray and white stripe painted on the legs of the fork. Other recalled forks were painted with a different paint scheme and do not have "Reynolds" printed on them. To determine if a fork is included in this recall, consumers should contact the company.

Sold at: Independent bicycle retailers nationwide from October 2006 through May 2007 for about $500. The recalled forks were included in custom 2007 bicycle frame kits from the following manufacturers:
Independent Fabrication, Litespeed, Lynskey Performance Designs LLC., Merlin, Parlee, Rock Lobster, Spectrum Cycles, Strong Frames and Vicious Cycles.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bicycles equipped with the recalled forks immediately and contact Reynolds for a free replacement fork.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Reynolds toll-free at (866) 798-3040 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the company's Web site at www.reynoldscycling.com/recall or send an email to recall@reynoldscycling.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/prhtml08/08040.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 23, 2007
Release #08-041

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 678-3846
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Cybex International Inc. Recalls Treadmills Previously Repaired Due to Fire 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: Cybex or Trotter Treadmills

Units: 4,700 (33,719 units were recalled on October 8, 2003)

Manufacturer: Cybex International, Inc., of Medway, Mass.

Hazard: During repairs associated with the October 8, 2003 recall, wire nuts were installed improperly, causing the treadmills to overheat and posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Cybex International has received five reports of treadmills overheating or catching fire resulting in damage to the treadmill. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the treadmills "Cybex 400T," "Cybex 410T," "Trotter 510," "Trotter 525", "Trotter 535", and "CXT+" that were recalled (link) on October 8, 2003 and later repaired. The treadmills are black with gray coloring, have rectangular uprights, and measure 69 inches long and 30 inches wide. The brands and models are written on the display panel. The "CXT+" model does not bear the brand Cybex or Trotter.

Sold at: Cybex International and Cybex dealers nationwide from September
1993 through October 2001 for between $3,300 and $4,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers whose treadmills were included in the 2003 recall and were repaired should immediately unplug and stop using the treadmills.
Consumers with recalled units will be notified directly by Cybex.
Consumers should call Cybex directly to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: Call Cybex toll-free at (888) 678-3846 between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.cybexintl.com/retro

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08041.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 23, 2007
Release #08-042

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 987-2576
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ski Boards Recalled by Line Skis Due to Fall Hazard from Binding Failure

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: 2006 Line X-Fly and Line Pro Ski Boards

Units: 1,250

Manufacturer: Line Skis, of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: Screws installed improperly can cause the bindings to come loose or pull off the ski board during use, causing the skier to lose control or fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the screws that hold the binding to the ski board pulling out during use. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The 2006 Line X-Fly and Line Pro model ski boards were sold in 90 and 99 centimeter lengths. The Pro model is a twin-tip ski which is turned up at both ends. "Pro 90" or "Pro 98" is printed on the tail.
The X-Fly is a unidirectional ski which is turned up on one end. "Fly 90" or "Fly 99" is printed on the tail.

Sold at: Ski, snowboard and sporting goods stores from September 2006 through January 2007 for about $180.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boards and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. If consumers are unable to return the ski boards to the place of purchase, contact the firm for instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Line Skis at (800)
987-2576 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.lineskis.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/prhtml08/08042.html


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