Recalls this week: Stepstools, strollers

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 14, 2012 at 4:07 pm •  Published: December 14, 2012
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INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 3,800.

FOR MORE: Call Easy-Rest Inc. at 602-442-6609 or visit http://www.easyrestinc.com

RENOVATED MATTRESSESS

DETAILS: Mattresses and mattresses with foundations made by American Mattress Manufacturing of Atlanta. They were sold at Bren-Wil Mattress Wholesale of Millbrook, Ala.; A&R Furniture of Macon, Ga.; Ahnn's Mattress of Hampton, Ga.; Blair Village Pawn Shop of Atlanta, Ga.; E&S Mattress Discount of Columbus, Ga.; General Furnishing of Loganville, Ga.; HRC Furniture of Jackson, Ga.; Mattress for Less of Macon, Ga.; Mattress 4 Sale of Riverdale and Forest Park, Ga.; Starlite Furnishing of Chamblee, Ga.; and Mega Mattress Outlet of Jackson, Miss. from December 2010 through September 2011. The recall includes renovated twin, full, queen and king-size mattresses, and mattresses with built-in Bunkie boards. They have a yellow tag with "American Mattress Mfg. Co., 1899 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30315" on them. The mattresses were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,500.

FOR MORE: Call American Mattress Manufacturing at 855-628-6344 or visit http://www.americanmattressmfg.com

LOW LEAD BALL VALVES

DETAILS: Low Lead Ball Valves/Shut-Off Gas Valves imported by Aqualine of Corona, Calif.; AY McDonald Manufacturing Co. of Dubuque, Iowa; FNW of Portland, Ore.; Hodes Co. of Kansas City, Mo.; Legend of Auburn Hills, Mich.; Leonard Valve of Cranston, R.I. and Mueller of Memphis, Tenn.. They were sold by Fu San Machinery directly to seven distributors nationwide from April 2011 through January 2012. The seven brands of sweat and threaded, low lead ball valves are used in flammable gas piping systems used in commercial or residential settings. They are brass shut-off valves assembled with pipe lines of 3/4 inch and 1 inch. The date code is located under the valve handle. The pipe size is marked on the body of the valve. Fu San's logo and the "O'' marking designated for low lead valves are marked on the valves' neck under where the handle assembles. The word "Taiwan" appears on the handle as a country of origin marking. The valves were made by Fu San Machinery Co. Ltd. in Taiwan.

WHY: The valves can crack and cause gas to leak, posing fire and explosion hazards.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 163,000.

FOR MORE: Call Danville Sales Office for Fu San 855-779-9200 or visit http://www.fsvalve.com.tw

MAGNET DESK TOYS

DETAILS: High-powered magnet desk toys imported by Reiss Innovations LLC of Manchester, Conn., and made by Global Goler Co. Limited of Guangdong, China. They were sold exclusively at Amazon.com and Dynocube.com from July 2011 through April 2012. The high-powered magnet sets were sold under the DynoCube.com brand name for use as a novelty item or desk toy.

WHY: When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

INCIDENTS: Reiss Innovations has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

HOW MANY: About 500.

FOR MORE: Call Reiss Innovations at 866-212-8314 or visit http://www.dynocube.com