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Source : AP
Last Updated: Thu, Dec 06, 2012 22:00 hrs

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NAILERS

DETAILS: RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailers and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailers imported by One World Technologies Inc. of Anderson, S.C. and manufactured by De Poan Pneumatic Corporation of Taiwan; sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January and September 2012. The pneumatic nailers are used to secure fasteners into roofs and woodwork. The orange and gray hand held drill-shaped tools have the name "RIDGID" on the side of the nailers in white type on a black panel. The model and serial numbers are located on the side of the nail tray/magazine where the fasteners are loaded.

WHY: The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,400 Coil Roofing Nailers and 4,400 Clipped Head Framing Nailers.

FOR MORE: Contact One World Technologies at 800-597-9624 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website online at http://www.ridgid.com .

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CHILDREN'S BED RAILS

DETAILS: Dream On Me Bed Rails imported by Dream On Me Inc. of South Plainfield, N.J.; sold at small independent stores and online at Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from September 2011 through May 2012. The Dream On Me Bed Rails are used to keep young children from falling out of bed. They have a white metal frame covered by blue or pink mesh fabric and metal arms that extend about 1½ feet under the mattress. The bed rails measure 17 inches high x 41 inches long. "Dream on Me" is printed on the top rail. The bed rails were manufactured in China.

WHY: The bed rail can separate from the mattress, allowing a child's body to become entrapped if he or she slips between the rail and the mattress, posing suffocation and strangulation hazards to children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 900.

FOR MORE: Contact Dream On Me at 877-201-4317 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website online at http://www.dreamonme.com .

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BATH SEATS

DETAILS: Dream On Me Bath Seats imported by Dream On Me Inc. of South Plainfield, N.J.; sold at small retail stores and online retailers including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from July through September 2012. The Dream On Me bath seats have a Dream On Me label under or on the rear of the bath seats. Model numbers are also printed underneath the bath seats and on the product packaging. The bath seats were manufactured in China.

WHY: The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including the requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.

INCIDENTS: CPSC and Dream On Me have received five reports involving these bath seats, including a report of a near drowning involving a 12-month-old baby girl. The baby did not require medical treatment.

HOW MANY: About 50,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Dream On Me at 877-201-4317 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website online at http://www.dreamonme.com .

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METAL CHAIRS

DETAILS: Metal Chairs sold by Grandin Road of West Chester, Ohio; imported by Cinmar, LLC of West Chester, Ohio; and manufactured by K&K Exporters of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India; sold in Grandin Road catalog and online at www.grandinroad.com from September 2011 to February 2012. The vintage-inspired, iron chairs have a shaped metal seat and legs over a metal tube frame. They have a back that consists of an arched metal tube with a metal center plate. The chairs were sold in apricot, blue, green, red or yellow as part of Grandin Road's Alsace Furniture Collection. "Made in India" is printed on a white sticker located underneath the chairs' seat.

WHY: The chairs' back legs can bend when a seated person leans back, posing fall and injury hazards to consumers.

INCIDENTS: Grandin Road is aware of eight reports of the chairs' back legs bending, including three reports of minor injuries.

HOW MANY: About 2,200.

FOR MORE: Contact Grandin Road at 888-298-4651 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website online at http://www.grandinroad.com .

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LEG PRESSES

DETAILS: Leg Presses manufactured by Cybex International Inc. of Owatonna, Minn.; sold at authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012. The Cybex model 16110 plate-loaded leg presses are used in commercial gyms. They have a metal frame, an adjustable backrest and can be ordered in a variety of colors. The name "Cybex" is located on the outer left side of the upper frame. The serial number label can be found on the lower main frame near the floor. The leg presses were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 430.

FOR MORE: Contact Cybex International at 888-678-3846 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website online at http://www.cybexintl.com .




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