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Recalls this week: Dolls, computer batteries

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 28, 2014 at 3:25 pm •  Published: March 28, 2014
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A line of electronic dolls sold at Wal-Mart with a circuit board that can overheat are among this week's recalled products. Others include faulty LED lights and bulbs.

Here's a more detailed look:

DOLLS

DETAILS: My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll. The electronic baby dolls come in pink floral clothing and matching knit hat. The 16-inch doll is packaged with a toy medical check-up kit including a stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer, and syringe. The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll. They were sold at Wal-Mart Stores nationwide from August 2012 through March 2014.

WHY: The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb.

HOW MANY: About 174,000.

FOR MORE: Call Wal-Mart Stores at 800-925-6278 or visit www.walmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

LED LIGHTS

DETAILS: Ace Clamp-On LED Work Lights stamped with the model number "DC004" and date code "08/13" on the back of the light base. They were sold Ace Hardware retail stores and other hardware stores nationwide and online at www.acehardware.com from September 2013 to December 2013.

WHY: The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 15,000.

FOR MORE: Call Ace Hardware at 888-827-4223, send email to carecenter@acehardware.com, or visit www.acehardware.com and click on the "Product Recalls" link for more information.

SOLAR PANELS

DETAILS: Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. SolarSave panels replace conventional roof tiles and provide solar power to the building. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes.

WHY: The panels pose a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: Two incidents in which roof fires originated in or near the recalled roof panels have been reported. These incidents involve homes sold by Centex. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 240 homes.

FOR MORE: Visit www.Centex.com , send email to NorCalSolar@Centex.com, or send a fax to 800-917-2201.

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