More than 28,000 circuit breakers that can fail to trip in the event of an overload are among this week's recalled products. Others include bed canopies for children that pose a choking hazard.
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DETAILS: Square D brand models FA, FH, FI and FY one-, two- and three-pole circuit breakers rated 15 to 100 amps, and model KI two- and three-pole circuit breakers rated 110 to 250 amps. The F model breakers were made from May 8, 2013 through June 10, 2013 and have date codes 13193 through 13241. The K models were made from May 2, 2013 through June 21, 2013 and have date codes 13184 through 13255. The date codes are YYWWD format (example: 13184 = year 2013, week 18, day of the work week 4/Thursday). The circuit breakers have a yellow label with the words "Square D" or the Square D logo. Model information can be found on the faceplate. They were sold at Schneider Electric distributors nationwide such as Border States Electric Supply, Crescent Electric Supply Co., Dealers Electric Supply Co., Graybar Electric Co., Rexel, W.W. Grainger from May 2013 to June 2013.
WHY: The circuit breaker can fail to trip when an overload occurs, posing the risk of fire, burn and electric shock.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 28,400.
FOR MORE: Call Schneider Electric USA at 800-634-8730 anytime or visit www.schneider-electric.us and click on "customer notification" under the popular links category for more information.
DETAILS: IKEA children's bed canopies made out of mesh fabric that hang from the ceiling onto a child's crib or bed. They measure about 7 ft. long and about 2 ft. in diameter. The canopy's name is printed on the washing instructions label sewn onto the bottom of the fabric. They were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 1996 through March 2014. More details on specific canopies can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/IKEA-Recalls-Childrens-Bed-Canopies/
WHY: An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy's fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.
INCIDENTS: Nine reports worldwide of children getting entangled in the bed canopies, including one in the U.S. involving 7-month-old girl who pulled the canopy's fabric into her crib and wrapped it around her neck several times.
HOW MANY: About 255,000 in the U.S., 7,000 in Canada, and 2.6 million worldwide
FOR MORE: Call IKEA at 888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com and click on the "product recall" link at the top of the page for more information.
DETAILS: Vera Bradley bear ring rattles and bunny stuffed toys. The bear ring rattle has a white teddy bear head, arms attached to an O-shaped body with a green, blue, brown and pink crisscross pattern design rattle with serial number 007590013234135. The "Bunny in Lilli Bell" has green vines with pink and orange flowers on the body, limbs and the back of the ears with serial number 0000630012803140 . The "Bunny in Lola" has a crisscross geometric pattern on the arms, legs and ears of the white headed bunny with a floral print body with serial number 007590013357145. The "Bunny in Tutti Frutti" has a green with a pink and yellow floral printed pattern fabric covering whole body with serial number 0000630012803142. All of the recalled rattles and bunnies have a white pom-pom tail on the back of the item. The name Vera Bradley is marked on a tag attached to each item along. They were sold at Vera Bradley retail stores, department stores, and specialty gift shops and online at www.verabradley.com and other online stores from September 2012 to January 2014.
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