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Source : AP
Last Updated: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 16:45 hrs

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INTERIOR BIFOLD DOORS

DETAILS: JELD-WEN and Reliabilt Interior Bifold Doors manufactured by JELD-WEN, Inc. of Klamath Falls, Ore.; sold at Home Depot, Lowe's and other retailers between February 2011 and March 2012. The molded white panel and flush natural wood grain bifold doors run on upper tracks and lower pivot pins. The lower pivot pin is a metal screw that fits into a white plastic sleeve that is inserted into the bottom edge of the door during the installation process. Only doors with pivot pins that have 12 rectangular indentations in the collar at the end of the sleeve are a part of the recall. The interior bifold doors were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The lower pivot pin can break causing the door to disengage from the overhead track, posing an impact hazard.

INCIDENTS: JELD-WEN is aware of 12 incidents of broken pivot pins causing the bifold doors to disengage from the overhead track, including three incidents involving minor injuries.

HOW MANY: About 170,800.

FOR MORE: Visit the firm's website at www.jeld-wen.com/newhardware .

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TREE STANDS

DETAILS: Crush Series (Perch, Stoop and Ledge) Tree stands for hunters manufactured by Summit Treestands, LLC of Decatur, Ala.; sold at hunting stores and in catalogs such as Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas and others nationwide from July through August 2012. The tree stands have the following names: Crush Series Perch, Crush Series Stoop and Crush Series Ledge. The tree stands include the main stand platform and seat with a green cinch strap and a tan tree stand hanging strap assembly, which consists of one nylon strap with a hook and an adjustment portion with a metal buckle and a matching nylon tab and a hook. This hanging strap assembly has the item numbers printed on the safety label attached near the buckle. The tree stands were manufactured in China.

WHY: The tree stand's hanging strap assembly could dislodge from the tree stand or fail to restrain or hold properly on the tree, posing a fall hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,900.

FOR MORE: Visit the firm's website at https://www.summitstands.com/crushbracketstraprecall .

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ROCKING WOODEN BASSINETS

DETAILS: Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets manufactured by Dorel Juvenile Group of Columbus, Ind.; sold at Target, Toys R Us and Sears stores nationwide, online at eBay Inc. and other websites from December 2007 through January 2011. The bassinets have a dark brown wooden headboard and footboard and a cotton bassinet that comes in a variety of colors and patterns. "Eddie Bauer" is printed on a metal plate on the bassinet's footboard. These bassinets have a dial at the base of the footboard that locks and unlocks the rocking motion of the bassinet. The model number is located under the mattress, on the top surface of the mattress support board or on the wash and care label. The bassinets were manufactured in China.

WHY: The bottom locking mechanism can fail to lock properly if a spring is not installed and allow the bassinet to tip to one side and cause infants to roll to the side of the bassinet, posing a suffocation hazard to infants.

INCIDENTS: Dorel has received 17 reports of incidents with the bassinets involving infants primarily younger than three months old. In two of the incidents, infants were reported to have had breathing difficulties after they rolled into the side of their bassinets.

HOW MANY: About 97,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Dorel at 877-416-0165 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.djgusa.com .

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BOOSTER TODDLER SEATS

DETAILS: ValcoBaby "Joey" booster toddler seats for strollers imported by Unique Baby Products USA LLC, doing business as ValcoBaby, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; sold nationwide at various juvenile product stores, websites and the firm's website valcobaby.com from June 2011 through June 2012. The booster toddler seat, made in both single and twin, was designed to attach to Valco "Tri-Mode" and "Zee" strollers. The batch and model numbers are printed on a label attached to the product frame. The seats have a black fabric seat on white metal base frame. The booster toddler seats were manufactured in China.

WHY: The spring button mechanism securing the booster toddler seat to the baby stroller can disengage, posing a fall hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received two reports of a child falling from the booster toddler seat after it disengaged from the stroller. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 975.

FOR MORE: Contact ValcoBaby at 800-610-7850 Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.valcobaby.com .



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