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More Recalls Issued By The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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: Wendy Bellissimo Collection Convertible Cribs

Units: About 8,900

Importer: Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va.

Manufacturer: Goodbaby Child Products Company Ltd., of China

Hazard: The bolts connecting the top corners of the crib can come loose, creating a gap and posing a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Bassettbaby has 85 reports of bolts loosening, including one report of a 13 month-old child's hand becoming entrapped between the railings.

Description: This recall involves Wendy Bellissimo Collection convertible cribs, model numbers 5945-0521 and 5545-0521, sold in honey and cherry finishes. The full size cribs have a sleigh design and one of the following purchase order numbers at the bottom rail of the
headboard: 272903, 272904, 273904, 276728, 276729, 291081, 323975, 324472, 320318, 323976, 332883 365620, 368466 in honey, and 338535,
338537 and 332884 in cherry. All other Wendy Bellissimo Collection cribs are not involved in this recall.

Sold at: Babies R Us stores nationwide from July 2005 through October
2007 for about $500.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these cribs immediately and contact Bassettbaby for a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bassettbaby at
(888) 897-4689 between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET daily, or visit the firm's Web site at www.bassettbaby.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/prhtml08/08075.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
November 8, 2007
Release #08-076

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 231-9240
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Coby Electronics Recalls DVD/CD/MP3 Players 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: Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Players

Units: About 12,000

Importer: Coby Electronics Corp., of Maspeth, N.Y.

Hazard: The portable DVD/CD/MP3 players can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Coby Electronics Corp. has received three reports of the units overheating, one of which involved minor property damage from a fire. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves two different portable DVD/CD/MP3
players:

5" TFT Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Player with TV Tuner and Digital AM/FM Tuner TF-DVD170 Product is spherical in shape with a 5" TV screen in front. The name "COBY" is written above the screen. The model number can be found on the bottom of the unit.

5.6" TFT Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Player and NTSC TV Tuner
TF-DVD176
Product is spherical in shape with a 5.6" TV screen in front. The name "COBY" is written above the screen. The model number can be found on the bottom of the unit.

Sold at: Discount, electronics, music, toy, and office supply stores, as well as distributors of electronics products, nationwide from May 2006 through October 2007 for between $140 and $170.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the portable DVD/CD/MP3 players and contact the firm for information on returning the units and receiving a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Coby Electronics Corp. toll-free at (877) 231-9240 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.cobyusa.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/prhtml08/08076.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
November 8, 2007
Release #08-077

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 426-7701
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

American Honda Motor Corp. Recalls Lawn Mowers 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: Honda HRX217KHXA and HRX217KHMA Lawn Mowers

Units: About 22,000

Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Corp., of Torrance, Calif.

Hazard: Due to a manufacturing defect, a crack can occur in the fuel tank causing a fuel leak. If gasoline leaking from the fuel tank is ignited, a fire or explosion can occur.

Incidents/Injuries: American Honda Motor Corp. has received six reports of fuel leakage. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves HRX walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRX217KHXA and HRX217KHMA. Only serial numbers from 1400001 through 1453714 are included in the recall. The model and serial number are printed on a label located on the upper rear of the deck. The lawn mower is dark gray with a red engine cover.

Sold at: Honda Lawn and Garden dealers nationwide, including The Home Depot stores, from January 2007 through September 2007 for between $800 and $900.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these recalled lawn mowers immediately and contact any Honda Lawn and Garden dealer to have the fuel tank replaced. Registered owners of the recalled lawn mowers will be mailed a notice.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honda at (800)
426-7701 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.hondapowerequipment.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/prhtml08/08077.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
November 8, 2007
Release #08-078

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 509-0320
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Yamaha Recalls AC Power Adaptors Due to Electric 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: Yamaha AC Power Adaptors

Units: About 49,000

Distributor: Yamaha Corporation of America, of Buena Park, Calif.

Hazard: The housing of the power adaptor can separate, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Yamaha has received five reports of units separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the Yamaha PA-3C power adaptor with a date code of 0624. The adaptor is used with Yamaha keyboards and digital drum sets. The model number is written in white print on the front of the plug of the adaptor and the date code is etched into the plastic at the bottom of the plug panel. The adaptor can be purchased as part of a set or separately.

Sold at: Musical instrument retailers nationwide from July 2006 through September 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled power adaptor immediately and contact Yamaha to return the power adaptor and obtain a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Yamaha Corporation of America toll-free at (866) 509-0320 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.yamaha.com/warranty_safety.asp

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08078.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
November 8, 2007
Release #08-079

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 352-2064
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Curious George Plush Dolls Recalled By Marvel Toys Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

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: Curious George Plush Dolls

Units: About 175,000

Manufacturer: Marvel Toys, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy's plastic face and construction hat contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Curious George 12-inch plush dolls with a plastic face. The dolls are dressed to represent five various
themes: birthday, fireman, sweet dreams, tool time and tool time with a soft face. The plush dolls were sold with a Curious George storybook or activity book. The following product and SKU numbers are printed on the packaging.

Birthday : 90253/ 8-83199-90253-5
Fireman : 90246/ 8-83199-90246-7
Sweet Dreams : 90247/ 8-83199-90247-4
Tool Time : 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1
Tool Time (soft face) : 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1

Sold at: Toy and discount department stores nationwide from December
2005 through August 2007 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Marvel Toys to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Marvel Toys at
(800) 352-2064 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.regcen.com/curiousgeorge

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08079.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
November 8, 2007
Release #08-080

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 678-9258
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Sunglasses Recalled by Dollar General 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: Children's Fashion Sunglasses

Units: About 51,000

Importer/Distributor: Dolgencorp Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the sunglasses may contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves yellow children's sunglasses. No other colors of sunglasses are included in this recall. The word "CHINA" is printed on the left side of the frame. The UPC #400007860896 and words "Fashion Sunglasses" and "Time to Play Every Day" are printed on the product's red hangtag.

Sold at: Dollar General stores nationwide from March 2005 through October 2007 for $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled sunglasses away from young children immediately and return them to any Dollar General store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dollar General at
(800) 678-9258 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dollargeneral.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/prhtml08/08080.html

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CPSC Public Calendar

Vol. XXXV No. 6

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Washington, DC 20207

November 7, 2007

Commission Agendas

Listed below is the agenda of a Commission briefing meeting scheduled for December, 2007. Circumstances sometimes require changes prior to the meeting. For a recorded message concerning the latest agenda information call (301) 504-7948.

Thursday, December 6, 2007 - 10:00 a.m.

Upholstered Furniture

The staff will brief the Commission on its briefing package regarding regulatory options on upholstered furniture flammability.

Meetings Between Commission Staff and Outside Parties

All meetings listed below are open to the public unless otherwise stated. For information on a specific meeting or to attend a meeting, please call the contact person listed for that meeting.

Abbreviations: we use asterisks (*) to identify meetings for the current week which have not appeared before in the printed Public Calendar. If the meeting involves discussion of a "substantial interest matter,"
defined by CPSC's Meetings Policy, we show the date when we posted notice of the meeting on the Master Calendar. The Master Calendar is in the Office of the Secretary, Room 502, telephone (301) 504-7923. We indicate whether a meeting is of substantial interest by the symbol (S); we use the symbol (N) to indicate non-substantial interest meetings. The Commission offices are located in the Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda,Maryland.

Under the Meetings Policy, a staff person holding or attending a substantial interest meeting must file a log of the meeting with the Office of the Secretary within 20 days.

Week of November 12 thru November 18

Tuesday, November 13

Dale Ray, Directorate for Economic Analysis, and other CPSC staff meeting with Dr. Arlene Blum, University of California / Berkeley, on brominated and chlorinated flame retardants; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 715. The meeting was requested by Dr. Blum. For additional information contact Dale Ray, (301) 504-7704. (S)

Tuesday, November 13 thru Friday, November 16

*Rick McCallion, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, meeting with ASTM F 08 subcommittee to discuss voluntary standards for trampolines, headgear, playground surfacing, etc.; 8:00 a.m., Marriot Waterside Hotel, Tampa, FL. The meeting was requested by the ASTM subcommittees.
For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 424-6421, ext.
121. (N)

Wednesday, November 14

*Patty Adair, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff, meeting with Dr. David Brookstein, Philadelphia University, to discuss the University's Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety; 11:00 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 714. The meeting was requested by Dr. Brookstein. For additional information contact Patty Adair, (301) 504-7536. Posted on Master Calendar 11/1/07. (S)

Future

Thursday, November 29

Joel Recht, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, and other CPSC staff meeting with Mr. Bob Wopperer and associates, ThermoFisher Scientific NITON on the use of X-ray Fluorescence to screen for lead in consumer products; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 714. The meeting was requested by Mr. Wopperer. For additional information contact Joel Recht, (301) 424-6421, ext. 123. (S)

Addendum

Meeting notices printed in this section did not reach the Office of the Secretary in time to meet the Tuesday noon deadline for the previously printed Public Calendar. Under the CPSC Meetings Policy, however, staff persons, including Commissioners, can meet the seven-day notice requirement by placing notice of the meeting on the Master Calendar at least seven days before the meeting. The Master Calendar is in the Office of the Secretary, Room 502, Bethesda Towers Building.

In addition, the policy allows the Office of General Counsel to waive the seven-day notice requirements of meetings of the staff personnel, and individual Commissioners can waive the requirements for themselves and their personal staff.

Tuesday, October 30

Caroleene Paul, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, met with Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) to participate in Technical Committee Meeting where discussion included reopening of ANSI/WCMA
A100.1 to address wood/roman shades, simplification of Appendix A, multiple operation cords, and test requirements for roll-up blinds; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., the Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel, Newark, NJ. The meeting was requested by Bruce Baiter, WCMA. For additional information contact Caroleene Paul, (301) 504-7540. (S)

Tuesday, November 6 (Part Open, Part Closed Meeting)

Ronald Jordan, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff met with representatives from Telair Products to discuss proprietary information related to their sensor technology and for them to observe CPSC furnace test setup at the CPSC Laboratory; 8:00 a.m., CPSC Laboratory, Gaithersburg, MD. (The latter portion of the meeting was closed to the public because of the proprietary information that was
discussed.) (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.) The meeting was requested by Telair Products. For additional information contact Ronald Jordan, (301) 504-7575. Posted on Master Calendar 11/2/07. (S)

Friday, November 9

Mike Karen, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with Joe Musso, UL Chairman, and Range Stability Task Group members by teleconference to discuss free standing ranges and related UL standards; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., UL headquarters, Chicago, IL. The meeting was requested by CPSC. (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.) For additional information contact Mike Karen, (301) 504-7576. Posted on Master Calendar 11/6/07. (S)

To see Public Calendar on CPSC's web site, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/calendar.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.asp. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.


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