Sunday, July 01, 2007

6/14/07 Recalls Asko Cylinda Dishwashers, Children's Jeweled Sandals (Nordstrom), Children's Jackets (Nordstom)

1. Asko Cylinda Recalls DW95 Series Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard
2. Children's Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled Due to Choking
Hazard
3. Choking Hazard Prompts Nordstrom Recall of Children's Jackets

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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
June 14, 2007
Release #07-213

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 309-9921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Asko Cylinda Recalls DW95 Series Dishwashers 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 Products: Asko DW95 Model Series Dishwashers

Units: About 130,000

Manufacturer: Asko Cylinda AB, of Vara, Sweden

Importer/Distributor: AM Appliance Group Inc., of Richardson, Texas

Hazard: An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a
fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 21 reports of dishwasher
fires. Product and property damage has been reported. No injuries have
been reported.

Description: The recalled dishwashers include the ASKO model series DW95
with model numbers 1355, 1375, 1385, 1475, 1485, 1555, 1585, 1595, 1655,
1805, 1885, and 1895 manufactured from January 1995 through April 2000.
The model number, serial numbers and manufacture date are printed on the
name plate on the right interior side of the dishwasher door. Asko
dishwashers manufactured after April 2000 are not included in the
recall.

Sold by: Major kitchen appliance distributors/dealers nationwide from
January 1995 through April 2000 for between $750 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Sweden

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the dishwashers immediately and
contact Asko to arrange for a free inspection and repair or to
participate in a rebate program.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Asko toll-free at
(866) 309-9921 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at www.askousa.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/prhtml07/07213.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
June 14, 2007
Release #07-214

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 282-6060
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled 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: Calypso Sandals

Units: About 1,800

Importer: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The jewel decorations on the shoes can detach, posing a choking
hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Nordstrom brand sandals sold in
toddler and little girl's sizes. The Calypso-style shoes are tan and
white with gold straps that have three jeweled flowers on the top.
"Nordstrom" and a flower pattern are embossed on the upper sole of the
shoes. Toddler sizes were sold with an ankle strap.

Sold at: Nordstrom stores nationwide and on Nordstrom.com during
February 2007 for about $27.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately return the recalled sandals to any
Nordstrom store or Nordstrom.com for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Nordstrom at (888)
282-6060 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.nordstrom.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07214.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
June 14, 2007
Release #07-215

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 933-3365
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Choking Hazard Prompts Nordstrom Recall of Children's Jackets

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: Pine Peak Blues Children's Jackets

Units: About 1,900

Importer: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The zipper pull can detach from the jacket's zipper, posing a
choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Nordstrom has received one report of the zipper pull
detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled jackets were sold in infant, toddler and youth
sizes. They are navy-colored and long-sleeved. They have a zipper-front
with the flag of England embroidered on the left shoulder and an
"England" patch on the left chest. There are two zipper front pockets in
addition to the zipper front. "Pine Peak Blues" is printed on a label
inside the jacket.

Sold exclusively at: Nordstrom stores from November 2006 through April
2007 for about $35.

Manufactured in: China

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

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nordstrom
toll-free at (800) 933-3365 anytime, visit the firm's Web site at
www.nordstrom.com, or email the firm at contact@nordstrom.com

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