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Recalls this week: Beds, gas grills, light bulbs

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 16, 2013 at 4:25 pm •  Published: August 16, 2013

WHY: The electronic ignition on the grill can ignite unexpectedly, posing a burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: 26 reports of the burner flame going out and then unexpectedly reigniting when the consumer turned the control knob to "OFF." The 26 reports include four reports of burns.

HOW MANY: About 69,300 in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Char-Broil at 866-671-7988 or visit and click on Recalls at the bottom of the page.


DETAILS: Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs with the model number 9290001829. The bulbs are orange in color and have "MADE IN CHINA," ''Fabrique in Chine" followed by a slanted "S," and the model number printed on the gray plastic band on the neck of the bulbs. The date codes, 2L for the Endura bulbs and 2K or 2L for the Ambient bulbs, are printed on the metal screw base. The bulbs give off a white light and are used indoors to replace incandescent bulbs. They were sold from October 2012 and May 2013.

WHY: A lead wire in the bulb's housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 99,000.

FOR MORE: Call Philips Lighting Co. at 800-295-5147, visit, choose United States/English and click on the Endura and Ambient LED bulb recall for more information, or email the firm at for more information.


DETAILS: Black & Decker Spacemaker 12-cup programmable under-the-cabinet coffeemakers. The recalled coffee maker is designed to mount under a cabinet. It is available in white or black and has the words "BLACK & DECKER SPACEMAKER" printed in the top right-hand corner. The model number is printed on the underside of the coffee maker, directly below the water holder. Model number SDC 740 was previously recalled with other eight models in 2012. After the recall announcement, an additional 641 units were sold. They were sold at True Value Hardware Stores nationwide from July 2008 to June 2013.

WHY: The coffee pot handle can break, causing cuts and burns to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: More than 1,607 reports of handles breaking, including more than 83 reports of burns and/or cuts.

HOW MANY: 641. 159,000 units were recalled in June 2012.

FOR MORE: Call Applica Consumer Products at 866-708-7846 or visit .