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Recalls this week: Children's lamps, candles

Source : AP
Last Updated: Fri, Jul 06, 2012 20:00 hrs

300,000 colorful children's lamps were recalled this week because of a circuit problem that could start a fire. Other products recalled included candles that could become too hot and carbonation system bottles that can't handle the pressure.

Here's a closer look at this week's recalled products.

LAMPS

DETAILS: Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps imported by Innovage LLC of Foothill Ranch, Calif. They were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, Bonton, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Office Max and Toys R Us stores nationwide, and online through Amazon.com Inc., Ideeli, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Macy's and Overstock.com from June 2010 through March 2012. The words "Discovery Kids" are printed on the front top-left corner of the product.

WHY: Internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: 11 reports of short-circuiting, including three reports of lamps catching fire, which led to property damage. No injuries were reported.

HOW MANY: About 300,000.

FOR MORE: Call Innovage at 888-232-1535 or visit http://www.innovage.net or http://www.lamprecall.org

CANDLES

DETAILS: Bath Petals Inc. 7.5-ounce soy candles sold in four colors and scents: Australian Eucalyptus, California Rose Garden, French Alpine and Thai Lemongrass Ginger. "Bath petals" and the scent name are printed on the glass candle holder. The following UPC codes are on the bottom of the box: 6-10696-55269-3, 7-97734-03754-8, 7-97734-03755-5 and 7-97734-03758-6.

The candles were sold at TJ Maxx and Marshalls stores in the U.S. from February through April and at Homesense, Winners, and Marshalls in Canada in April.

WHY: The candle can burn with a high flame, causing excessive heat. This poses a fire hazard and the glass can shatter from the heat.

INCIDENTS: One report of a candle burning with a high flame and shattering the glass holder.

HOW MANY: About 1,600 in the U.S. and 1,200 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Bath Petals at 855-772-7258 or visit www.bathpetals.com

PLASTIC BOTTLES

DETAILS: iSi Twist'n Sparkle Home Beverage Carbonation System plastic bottles. The recalled bottles were sold in the Starter Set model number 1005 with one reusable bottle and the Bottle Set model number 1006 with two reusable bottles. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the box. The recalled plastic bottles are available in one size and two colors of caps/bottoms, white or gray. They were sold from June 2010 to March 2012.

WHY: The bottles can explode under pressure.

INCIDENTS: Nine incidents involving exploding bottles.

HOW MANY: About 162,700.

FOR MORE: Call iSi at 800-645-3595 or visit www.twistnsparkle.com




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