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A. O. Smith Recalls Water Pump Motors 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: Water Pump Motors

Units: About 6,750

Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co., of Tipp City, Ohio

Hazard: The water pumps with the recalled motors are labeled as containing a one-horsepower motor, but actually contain a 3/4-horsepower motor. Under certain conditions, the smaller motor could overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves motors included with lawn sprinkler pumps and jet pumps manufactured by F. E. Myers Co. The recall also includes replacement pump motors that were sold separately.

Model Number | Product Description
QP10 | Lawn Sprinkler Pump
QP10B | Lawn Sprinkler Pump with Brass Impeller
HJ100S | Shallow Well Jet Pump
HJ100S-1 | Shallow Well Jet Pump with Brass Impeller
HJ100D | Deep Well Jet Pump
HJ100D-LR | Deep Well Jet Pump Less Regulator
HJ100D-1 | Deep Well Jet Pump with Brass Impeller
20935A000K | Individually Sold Replacement Motor

Only pumps manufactured between August 2007 and May 2008 are included in the recall. The pump's model number, manufacturing date code and the name "Myers" can be located on the pump's nameplate and packaging. The pump's motor has "A. O. Smith" and model number "C48D52B86" on the motor's nameplate. The replacement motor's packaging has "Myers" and model number "20935A000K" printed on it. Products with an "OK" sticker on the product or packaging are not included in the recall.

Sold at: Plumbing wholesalers and distributors nationwide to independent contractors and plumbers between August 2007 and May 2008. The water pumps sold for between $500 and $750 depending on the model, and the replacement motor sold for between $300 and $400.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled units immediately and contact A. O. Smith to arrange for a free replacement of any pumps with affected motors or any affected replacement motors.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact A. O. Smith at (800) 280-8626 between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.regcen.com/pumprecall

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08309.html

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2. Dollar Tree Recalls Glue Guns 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 24, 2008
Release #08-310

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 876-8077
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Dollar Tree Recalls Glue Guns 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: Crafters Square Hot Melt Mini Glue Guns

Units: About 470,000

Retailer: Dollar Tree, Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.

Importer: Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.

Hazard: The recalled glue guns can short circuit, causing the gun to smoke. This poses a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Dollar Tree is aware of four incidents in which these glue guns short circuited. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the "Crafters Square Hot Melt Mini Glue Gun" with product number "939701". The gun dispenses hot glue and is intended for craft projects. The glue gun is black with an orange trigger and measures approximately 4 1/2 inches from the back of the gun to the tip. It has a 44-inch electrical cord attached. "Crafters Square" and "939701" are located on the guns' packaging. "DS-010 Glue Gun" is written in raised letters on the handle of the gun.

Sold at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1, and Deal$ stores nationwide from December 2007 through March 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled glue guns and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dollartree.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/prhtml08/08310.html

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3. Nordstrom Recalls Girls' Sandals 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
June 24, 2008
Release #08-311

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 804-0806
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Nordstrom Recalls Girls' Sandals 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: Nordstrom's Cadence-Lea and Trio-Lea Girl's Sandals

Units: About 1,500

Retailer: Nordstrom Inc. of Seattle, Wash.

Manufacturer: Meyeworld, of Hicksville, N.Y.

Hazard: The flower embellishments on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled girl's sandals are leather with attached leather flowers and were sold under the "Cadence-Lea" and "Trio-Lea" names. "Cadence-Lea" sandals are white, light green or silver. "Trio-Lea" sandals are white or silver. They were sold in girls' sizes 5 through 12. Nordstrom is printed on the sandals.

Sold exclusively at: Nordstrom stores nationwide from March 2008 through May 2008 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled sandals away from children immediately and return the sandals to any Nordstrom store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.nordstrom.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/prhtml08/08311.html

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4. Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2008
Release #08-312

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation 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: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

Hazard: The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model # | Description | First Sold
BC-23 | Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib | 8/2004
BC-36B | Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib | 8/2005
BC-36G | Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib | 7/2005
BC-36P | Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib | 7/2005
BC-007 | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib | 1/2002
BC-010 | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib | 1/2002
BC-010C | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib | 11/2003
BC-010HP | Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib | 11/2003
BC-010W | Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib | 7/2002
BC-017 | Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib | 1/2002
BC-107C | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib | 3/2005
BC-107CR | Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib | 4/2007
BC-110C | Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib | 3/2005
BC-110HP | Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Cri | 3/2005
BC-110W | Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib | 3/2005
DA617BC | Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib | 1/2002
DA620BC | Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib | 5/2002
DA770BC | 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib | 1/2004
DV730N | Natural Lifetime Crib | 9/2003
DV730W | White Lifetime Crib | 8/2003
DV830-N | Natural Lifetime Crib | 11/2004
DV830-W | White Lifetime Crib | 11/2004
0113B00 | Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib | 7/2006
0113K00 | Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib | 6/2006
0303B00 | Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib | 9/2005
0303C00 | Berkley White Lifetime Crib | 8/2005
0303G00 | Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib | 5/2005
0309K00 | Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib | 4/2006

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.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/prhtml08/08312.html


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