Recalls This Week: Air Purifiers, Bicycles

Markets Associated Press

A bicycle part that can bend or break is being recalled this week. Other consumer products being recalled include air purifiers that can become a fire hazard.

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Here's a more detailed look:

MODEL AIRPLANE CHARGERS

DETAILS: The power supply and charger included with the HobbyZone Super Cub S Ready-To-Fly aircraft, model number HBZ8100 and the HobbyZone Super Cub S Bind-N-Fly model number HBZ8180. Aircraft model numbers are located on the packaging. The power supply is 2 ½ inches by 1 ¾ inches by 1 ¼ inches and is black with a blue label that reads "HobbyZone" and model "HBZ1004." The DC auxiliary charger is 5 inches by 2 ½ inches by 1 ¾ inches and is black with a blue label that reads, "HobbyZone" and model "HBZ1003." They were sold at hobby stores around the country and online at HorizonHobby.com from April 2014 through August 2014 for $170 for the Bind-N-Fly and $200 for the Ready-to-Fly.

WHY: Power supply units and chargers sold with the model aircraft can overcharge the battery, posing a risk of fire and property damage.

INCIDENTS: 18 reports, which included small fires, exploding batteries and property damage.

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HOW MANY: About 6,800 units.

FOR MORE: Call Horizon Hobby at 877-504-0233 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.horizonhobby.com and click on Product Recalls listed under Support at the bottom of the page for more information.

BICYCLE FORKS

DETAILS: All aluminum Salsa Bearpaw forks, a part that holds the front wheel of a bike, sold separately and on Mukluk bicycles. The forks have date code 20130524, 20130710 or 20130826 stamped on the fork steerer, followed by "CWI2201BAN2" and a Salsa compass graphic on the bend of the fork blades. Consumers or the dealer will need to disassemble the front of the bicycle to access the steerer tube with the date code and model information. The forks were sold in "tequila lime" with black paint, "metallic gold," red and black. The bikes were sold in sizes x-small, small, medium, large and x-large.

WHY: The bicycle fork can bend or break, posing a risk that the rider will fall.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,500.

FOR MORE: Call Salsa Cycles at 877-774-6208 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.salsacycles.com and click on the "Fork Recall" button for more information.

ELECTRICAL METER BREAKERS

DETAILS: MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker. The meter breakers are service entrance equipment systems that have a single meter socket and load center or a meter socket and main breaker combined in one enclosure. The recalled units have catalog numbers MBED3042B200BF, MBED3042B200BF6, MBED3042B225PV or MBED3042PV200BF. The catalog number is located on the unit's packaging. The enclosures have a single warning label on the bottom of the lower right compartment door, which is secured with a latch and hasp at the bottom. Consumers should not open the meter breaker's enclosure. They were sold at authorized distributors in California and Nevada from July 2014 through August 2014.

WHY: The meter breaker's electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,100.

FOR MORE: Call Eaton at 800-330-6479, Option 8, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.electrical.eaton.com and click on MBED Safety Recall for more information.

AIR PURIFIERS

DETAILS: Daikin brand streamer portable air purifiers with model number MC75KSU. "Daikin" is printed on the front of the units. The model number is located on a rating plate on the lower right side of the units. They were sold at Goodman Manufacturing and other HVAC contractors to consumers and online at Amazon.com from December 2010 through October 2014.

WHY: The air purifier's circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 625 in the U.S. and 125 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Daikin at 888-770-7156 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.daikin.com and click on "Important Safety Recall of Daikin Air Purifiers" for more information.

BICYCLES

DETAILS: Felt Cyclocross bicycles 2015 models F65X and F85X. The Felt logo is printed on the bike frame and the model number is printed on the chainstay of the bicycle frame. They were sold at bicycle specialty stores around the country from June 2014 through September 2014.

WHY: The frame of the bicycle could break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 150.

FOR MORE: Call Felt Bicycles at 866-433-5887 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.feltracing.com and click on "Notices" for more information.