This Week's Recalls

November 18, 2007

Product recalls for the week beginning Nov. 12:

Nov. 13

Name of product: Plastic folding chairs Units: About 75,000 Manufacturer: Iceberg Enterprises LLC of Park Ridge, Ill. Hazard: The plastic folding chairs can collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Sold at: Office supply retailers nationwide from August 2005 through July 2007 for about $30. Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chairs immediately and contact Iceberg Enterprises to receive a free repair kit with instructions. Consumer contact: For additional information, contact Iceberg Enterprises at 800-580-1310 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or e-mail the firm at chairrecall@icebergenterprises.com Name of product: Football helmet chin straps Units: About 235,000 Manufacturer: Nike Inc. of Beaverton, Ore. Hazard: The chin strap's plastic cup can break as a result of contact, exposing the player to facial or head injuries. Sold at: Sporting good stores nationwide and on the firm's Web site at www.Nike.com from April 2006 through October 2007 for about $20. Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chin strap immediately and contact Nike for a product voucher redeemable at www.nikestore.com Consumer contact: For additional information, contact Nike toll-free at 888-583-6453 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.nikebiz.com Name of product: Chipper with Coffee Biscotti products Units: About 25,000 Manufacturer: Coffee Masters Inc. of Spring Grove, Ill. Hazard: The biscotti cookies might contain undeclared protein from milk, eggs, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybean ingredients. People who have an allergy to these ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product. Sold at: The biscotti were distributed January through September this year nationwide in retail coffee shops. Consumer contact: For additional information, call the company at 800-334-6485, ext. 110.

Nov. 15

Name of product: Birch Bark Wrapped Candles Units: About 1,200 Importer: Gate Five Group LLC, d.b.a. Roost of Sausalito, Calif. Hazard: The bark wrapping of the candle can ignite when the candle burns down, posing a fire hazard. Sold by: Specialty retailers nationwide from September 2007 through October 2007 for between $20 and $80. Remedy: Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or call Roost for product pickup and a full refund. Consumer contact: For additional information, contact Roost collect at 415-339-9500, ext. 212 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.roostco.com Name of product: Girls and boys bath robes Units: About 1,000 Retailer: The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc. of York, Pa. Hazard: The recalled bath robes fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injuries to children if the robe caught fire. Sold by: Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, Younkers, and Carson Pirie Scott stores nationwide and Parisian (Detroit area only) from September 2007 through October 2007 for between $25 and $40. Remedy: Consumers should stop using these children's robes immediately and return them to any of the stores listed above for a full refund. Consumer contact: For additional information, contact Bon-Ton at 866-798-2875 or visit the firm's Web site at www.bonton.com Sources: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Associated Press

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