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Numerous Product Recalls

1. Backyard Leisure Recalls Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2008
Release #08-299

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 546-7902
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Backyard Leisure Recalls Swing Sets 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: Adventure Play Sets and Create N Adventure Wooden Play Sets

Units: About 11,000

Distributor: Backyard Leisure LLC, of Pittsburg, Kan.

Hazard: Hangers holding the chains for the gliders can break, causing a child to fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: Backyard Leisure has received 114 reports of glider hangers breaking, including three reports of minor injuries to children. Injuries included abrasions and a child being hit in the head by a chain that detached from a hanger.

Description: The swing sets are made of wood and feature various types of gliders, slides and swings. The recalled models include:

Adventure Play Sets: Model

Pathfinder Swing Set: 65008
Conqueror Swing Set: 65208

Create N Adventure Wooden Play Sets: Model

Cedar Ridge Wooden Swing Set: 30008
Windsor Wooden Swing Set: 30108

"Adventure Play Set" or "Create N Adventure," and "Pittsburg, KS 66762" is printed on a plaque in the middle of the swing sets' upper beam. The name and model number is printed on the manufacturer's instructions that come with the play set.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide and Wal-Mart.com under the Adventure Playsets brand, and Toys "R" Us stores nationwide under the Create N Adventure brand from January 2008 through May 2008 for between $400 and $1,500.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the gliders from the swing sets and contact Backyard Leisure to receive free replacement glider hangers and repair instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Backyard Leisure at (866) 546-7902 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.adventureplaysets.com, or email the firm at custservice@adventureplayets.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08299.html

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2. Progress Lighting Recalls Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures; Lights Can Fall Posing an Impact Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2008
Release #08-300

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 369-4548
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Progress Lighting Recalls Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures; Lights Can Fall Posing an Impact 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: Indoor Ceiling Light Fixtures

Units: About 7,500

Importer: Progress Lighting, of Greenville, S.C.

Hazard: A cable that supports the light fixture from the ceiling can fail, causing the fixture to fall and injure nearby consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Progress Lighting has received five reports of fixtures falling, including a report of an incident where two consumers suffered bruises.

Description: The recall involves the International Series indoor (foyer) light fixtures. The light fixture has metal hardware and frosted white glass. The fixtures use either incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. "Made in/Hecho en/Fabrique aux China" and the model number are written on the packaging and inside the fixture's canopy, which is attached to the ceiling. Model numbers involved are:

P2854-09EBWB P3443-09 P4263-09
P2855-09EBWB P3444-09 P4264-09
P2856-09EBWB P3445-09 P4265-09
P2859-09EBWB P3789-09 P4265-09EXP
P2860-09EBWB P3790-09
P2861-09EBWB P3791-09

The fixtures were also sold under the Thomasville Lighting brand name.

Sold by: Electrical/lighting distributors and The Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2005 through March 2008 for between $290 and $1,150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers who have either Progress Lighting's or Thomasville Lighting's recalled ceiling lights should carefully remove any of the glass, and contact Progress Lighting to schedule a free inspection and replacement.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Progress Lighting toll-free at (877) 369-4548 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.progresslighting.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08300.html

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3. Crate and Barrel Recalls Shag Rugs Due to Fire Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2008
Release #08-301

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 451-8217
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: Harvey Silverstone, 847-239-6111

Crate and Barrel Recalls Shag Rugs 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: "Remy" Shag Rugs

Units: About 5,100

Importer: Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: The large rugs fail to meet federal standards for flammability and could ignite, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The small rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: "FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2-70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION."

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the "Remy" shag rugs with SKU numbers listed below. The rugs are made of cotton jersey. The large rugs measure 5' by 8' and 2.5' by 7'. The small rugs measure 5' round, 2' by 3', 4' by 6'. "Remy" and the SKU number can be found on the back of the product label.

Large Rugs

SKU Color Size
0303-550 Red 5x8
0304-301 Red 2.5x7
0245-860 White 5x8
0301-868 White 2.5x7

Small Rugs

SKU Color Size
0303-224 Red 4x6
0302-295 Red 2x3
0245-852 White 4x6
0245-801 White 2x3
481750 White 5' round

Sold at: Crate and Barrel retail stores nationwide, its online retailer, and through its catalogue from January 2007 through April 2008 for between $50 and $300.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers with large rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to arrange pick up of their rugs and obtain a full refund. Consumers with small rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to obtain a new label including warning information or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Crate and Barrel at (800) 451-8217 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT seven days a week, or visit the firm's Web site at www.crateandbarrel.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08301.html

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4. The Children's Place Recalls Camouflage Pajama Sets Due to Excessive Lead

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2008
Release #08-302

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 752-2387
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

The Children's Place Recalls Camouflage Pajama Sets Due to Excessive Lead

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: Camouflage Pajama Sets

Units: About 28,000

Manufacturer: The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc., of Secaucus, N.J.

Hazard: The screen print on the shirt contains excess levels of lead.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves long- and short-sleeved pajama sets. The sets have a blue shirt with a red screen print that reads "Athletics 90" and coordinating camouflage pants. The pajama sets were sold in boys' sizes XXS (2/3) to XL (14).

Sold exclusively at: The Children's Place stores nationwide and www.childrensplace.com from December 2006 to January 2008 for between $15 and $17.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the pajama sets from children and return them to any The Children's Place store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Children's Place at (877) 752-2387 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.childrensplace.com. Consumers can also email the firm at customerservice@childrensplace.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08302.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 $800 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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