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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: Cinderella 12-Volt Electric Ride-On Vehicles

Units: About 64,000

Manufacturer: Dumar International USA, of Franklin, Mass.

Hazard: The wires under the hood of the car and/or in the battery compartment under the seat can short circuit, posing a fire and burn hazard to children riding in the car.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm and CPSC are aware of 40 incidents of the toy car's wires overheating. In several incidents, smoke was seen coming out from underneath the seat area where the battery is located. In one incident, flames shot from under the hood while a 4-year-old girl was riding the vehicle. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The electric ride-on toy resembles the Pontiac Solstice. It is light blue and has Cinderella graphics on the front and sides. The wheels, steering wheel and two seats are pink. The white dashboard may contain an optional radio. "Pontiac Solstice" is printed on the back of the car. "Walt Disney's Cinderella Special Edition" is printed on the license plate. It is designed for children 4 to 7 years old.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2005 through February
2006 for about $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy cars away from children and contact Dumar International for a free retrofit kit, including a new battery.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dumar International at (866) 424-0500 between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dumarusa.com

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08195.html

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2. Spiderman Water Bottles Sold Exclusively at Sears Recalled by Fast Forward Due to Choking Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2008
Release #08-196

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 244-4433
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Spiderman Water Bottles Sold Exclusively at Sears Recalled by Fast Forward Due to Choking 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: Spiderman Water Bottles

Units: About 6,600

Manufacturer: Fast Forward LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: Screws under the bottle's lid can come loose and fall into the cup, posing a choking hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of screws coming loose under the water bottle's lid. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled plastic water bottles have a Spiderman picture on the cup and a Spiderman figure on the screw-on lid. The water bottle is red, white, blue, and black and measures nine inches high.

Sold exclusively at: Sears stores nationwide from July 2007 through August 2007 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled water bottles away from children and contact Fast Forward LLC for instructions on returning the water bottles for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact company toll-free at (877) 244-4433 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08196.html

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 $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. 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 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 https://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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