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Recalls this week: Baby strollers, pajama sets
Friday - 1/18/2013, 3:32pm EST
By The Associated Press
(AP) - Bugaboo baby strollers with potentially defective carry handles and a line of children's pajama sets that don't meet flammability standards are among the consumer products recalled this week. Others include defective cookware and air misters.
DETAILS: Bugaboo International Cameleon and Donkey baby strollers. The Cameleon strollers were sold between Sept. 2009 and June of 2012 and include the following serial numbers: 04011090900001 to 04031101009999, 08011090900001 to 08021100800386, and 140100093600531 to 140103123350418. The Donkey models were sold between Jan. 2011 and Dec. 2012 and include serial numbers 170101105300001 to 170104130900500. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.
WHY: A button on the stroller's carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.
INCIDENTS: 58 reports of carry handles detaching, but no injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 46,300 in the U.S. and 4,440 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Consumers can contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. Call Bugaboo at 800-460-2922 or visit http://www.bugaboo.comand click on "Important Quality Initiative" for more information. Consumers can send email to the firm at serviceus(at)bugaboo.com
DETAILS: Target Corp.'s Circo and Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets. They were made by Makalot Garments Co. Ltd. of Taiwan and sold in infant and toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in girls and boys sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. There are a variety of colors and designs, including stars, dots, skulls, peace signs, cats, owls, footballs and camouflage. To see a complete list of item numbers included in this recall, visit the firm's website. The item number is located on a tag on the shirt's side seam and on the pants at the waist. A tag printed on the neck of the pajamas reads "Circo" or "Xhilaration", "Wear snug-fitting not flame resistant" and the item number. They were sold from August 2012 through November 2012.
WHY: The pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, because they do not meet tight-fitting sizing requirements. That poses a burn hazard to children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 560,000.
FOR MORE: Call Target at 800-440-0680 or visit http://www.target.comand click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
THERMAL WALL COOKWARE
DETAILS: Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware imported by Hy Cite Enterprises LLC of Madison, Wis., and made by Meyer Europe SRL of Verdellino, Italy. The stainless steel 9-ply "Thermal Wall" pans were sold under the "Royal Prestige" brand name. The cookware includes a 1.5-quart saucepan, 2-quart saucepan, 3-quart Dutch oven, 4-quart Dutch oven, 6-quart Dutch oven, 8-quart Dutch oven, 8-inch skillet, 10.5-inch skillet, 10-inch paella pan, and 14-inch paella pan. The pots and pans have a seal including "Thermal Wall" and "9-Ply" imprinted on the bottom.
WHY: The cookware can collapse, crimp, or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard to the consumer and things nearby.
INCIDENTS: 1,136 reports of cookware collapsing, crimping or deforming, including one report of consumers getting spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.
HOW MANY: About 1.7 million units.
DETAILS: KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG Enduro motorcycles. The recall involves seven of the 2013 and one of the 2012 model off-road and closed-course motorcycles. Model numbers included are: 2013 KTM Motorcycles: 250 XC-F, 250 XCF-W, 350 XC-F, 350 XCF-W, 450 XC-F, 450 XC-W, 500 XC-W and MY 2012 KTM 350 XCF-W. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycle just below the tail end of the seat.
WHY: The pre-formed fuel hose can develop small holes or cracks at the ends of the hose, allowing fuel to leak. It poses a fire and crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: 13 reports of fuel leaks, no injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,300.
FOR MORE: Call KTM North America at 888-985-6090 or visit http://www.ktmusa.comand click on Dealer and Service for more information.
FLEECE BLANKET SLEEPERS
DETAILS: The one-piece feet pajamas are fleece and were sold in sizes 12 months, 18 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, XS, S, M, L and XL. They come in three prints: purple owl, pink leopard, and blue doodle. There are several tags sewn into the neckline, with "Circo Sleepwear" printed on the top tag. "Target" and an identification number appear on a third tag. They were sold from August 2012 to October 2012. The Purple Owl identification numbers are 075084972, 075084973, 075084974, 075084975, 075084976, 243271104, 243271105, 243271062, 243271063, and 243271064. The Pink Leopard identification numbers are 075085338, 075085339, 075085340, 075085341, 075085342, 243271052, 243271065, 243271066, 243271067, and 243271068. The Blue Doodle identification numbers are 075085388, 075085389, 075085390, 075085391, 075085392, and 243271047, 243271048, 243271049, 243271050, 243271053.