Sunday, July 01, 2007

6/28/07 Recalls Target Barbecue Grill, Lasko Ceramic Heaters

1. Target Recalls Toy Barbeque Grills Due to Laceration Hazard

2. Ceramic Heaters Recalled By Lasko; Heaters Could Pose A Fire Hazard

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Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

Target Recalls Toy Barbeque Grills Due to Laceration 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: Play Wonder Toy Barbeque Grills

Units: About 2,300

Importer: Schylling, of Rowley, Mass.

Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The circular ash tray attached to the stainless steel legs of
the grill could contain sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the Play Wonder Barbeque Grill. The
grill is metal and has an orange metal base and top, along with
stainless steel legs and a removable circular ash tray. The grill set
also includes tongs and a spatula. The "Play Wonder" logo is located on
the lower right corner of the packaging.

Sold at: Target Stores nationwide from December 2006 to February 2007
for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy grills away from
children and return them to Target for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Target at
(800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or
log on to the firm's Web site www.target.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07226.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 28, 2007
Release #07-227

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 984-3311
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ceramic Heaters Recalled By Lasko; Heaters Could Pose A 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: Lasko Ceramic Heaters

Units: About 1.2 million

Manufacturer: Lasko Products Inc., of West Chester, Pa.

Hazard: The heater's cord can overheat where it enters the base of the
unit, which could pose a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Lasko has received 28 reports of failed power cords,
including six reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been
reported.

Description: This recall involves Lasko ceramic heaters manufactured in
2005. Model numbers included in the recall are: 5132, 5345, 5362, 5364,
5420, 5532, 5534 and 5566. Model numbers are located on the bottom of
the unit or at the rear of the base of the heaters.

Sold at: Major retailers, home centers and discount department stores
nationwide from September 2005 through April 2006 for between $20 and
$50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the heaters and contact
Lasko to receive a free replacement heater.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lasko at (800)
984-3311 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.Laskoproducts.com

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