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CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China

The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.

Hammerhead Off-Road has recalled about 9,900 karts because the fuel tank can crack and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves model year 2009 through 2015 Hammerhead Off-Road GL 150, GTS 150 and GTS Platinum fun karts. The recalled karts have two seats and a rear cargo rack and were sold in red, black, white, orange, blue and green. “GTS” is printed on both the side cage and the hood of the GTS models and “Hammerhead” is printed on the hood of the GL models. These karts were sold by Hammerhead Off-Road dealers nationwide from August 2009 through July 2016.

Night Lights
LTD Commodities LLC has issued a recall for about 39,000 night lights because they can short circuit and pose shock and fire hazards to consumers. This recall involves projection night lights with a rotating plug and dome top with LED lights that change colours from red, blue and green. “Made in China” and “0.6W 60Hz 120VAC” are etched in the plastic base of the night lights near the plug component. The night lights were sold exclusively through the LTD Commodities and The Lakeside Collection catalogues and on-line at www.ltdcommodities.com and www.lakeside.com from July through October 2016.

Children’s Shoes
Skidders Footwear Inc. is recalling about 5,500 children’s shoes because the rivets on these shoes have sharp edges that pose a laceration hazard. This recall involves children’s canvas tennis shoes sold in sizes 12M, 18M and 24M. The shoes have white rubber bottoms and come in three different colours: navy blue fabric with orange rivets and laces, grey fabric with green rivets and laces, and denim coloured fabric with pink rivets and laces. They were sold exclusively at Meijer stores in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and Wisconsin from August through October 2016.

Air Valves
Work ‘N Leisure has announced a recall of approximately 10,000 air valves because the end cap of these valves can detach in a person’s mouth during CPR training, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves Practi-VALVES used to practice mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and CPR. The trainee connects the blue plastic air valve to a plastic mask, places it over the dummy’s mouth and blows through the valve to fill the dummy’s lungs with air. The disposable valves measure 2.75 inches long by one inch wide and have “WNL Products” printed in white. This recall only involves valves in Lot 3197. The valves were sold on-line at Amazon.com and wnlproducts.com as well as through the Channing Bete Company, CPR Savers & First Aid Supply, Emergency Medical Products, MCR Medical Supply, NASCO, School Health Company, School Nurse Supply and World Point ECC catalogues from July through September 2016.

American Promotional Events Inc. is recalling about 9,000 fireworks units because they can unexpectedly tip over during use, posing a serious injury hazard to consumers. The recall involves Bat Out of Hell fireworks with model number CP1129 and Powder House fireworks with model number CP1130. The model number is printed on all four sides of the device above the warning label. These are 1.4g consumer fireworks devices that consist of 16 multiple shots in the shape of a square cube. The name of the product is printed on the packaging along with the word "TNT." These fireworks were sold by fireworks retailers, including display stands and tents in states permitting the sale of consumer fireworks, from May through June 2005.

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