A line of bicycles with a faulty front wheel and light fixture lenses that can shatter are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include aquarium heaters and welding torch handles.
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DETAILS: 20-inch Avigo "Turn N Burn" youth bicycles with model number 8107-62. The model number and date of manufacture, "08202013," are printed on a data label on the frame's seat tube. The serial number can be found etched on the frame on the underside of the bottom bracket shell. Serial numbers included in the recall have letters "DJFH" followed by a six-digit number between 026588 and 027104, and between 089533 through 090562; or the letters "DJFI" followed by a six digit number between 015107 and 015552, and between 100093 and 101193. They were sold at Toys "R'' Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between September 2013 and June 2014.
WHY: The front wheel on the bicycle can detach, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: One report of a consumer who fell and sustained scrapes and abrasions when the front wheel detached.
HOW MANY: About 3,100.
FOR MORE: Call Dynacraft at 800-551-0032 or visit www.dynacraftbike.com and click on "Owners," then select "Warnings/Recalls."
LIGHT FIXTURE LENSES
DETAILS: Philips "Lightolier" brand AF4SY decorative glass lenses used on various types of light fixtures. The clear glass lens, used to "soften" light with an additional lens layer, is 4 ¾ inches in diameter and 1/8 inch thick. The lenses were made between January 2007 and December 2013. There are no markings on the product. The product number is on the packaging. They were sold at electrical wholesale distributors nationwide from February 2007 through December 2013.
WHY: The decorative glass lens can shatter and result in falling pieces of glass, posing a risk of laceration.
INCIDENTS: One report of the glass lens breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 7,500.
FOR MORE: Call Philips Lighting North America Corp. at 800-475-9840, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.philips.com/recall and click on the drop down "United States/English" for a photographic list of all compatible light fixtures
DETAILS: 2012 and 2013 Kawasaki Teryx4 750 4x4 recreational off-highway vehicles. The four-wheel drive vehicles have automobile-style controls, side-by-side seating for four people, four doors, a roll bar with hand holds and a cargo bed. The 2012 and 2013 models come in three different styles: non-EPS, EPS and EPS LE. The LE style has a roof and aluminum wheels. The 2012 models were sold in blue, camouflage, green, red and yellow. The 2013 models were sold in black, camouflage, green, red, white and yellow. The model name "Teryx4" is on the driver's side of the hood. For all colors of the EPS model except camouflage, "EPS" appears on the driver and passenger side cowling near the top front corner of the doors. On the EPS LE, "EPS" appears on the driver and passenger side cowling near top front corner of the doors and "LE" appears on the hood on the driver's side. They were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through July 2014.
WHY: The vehicle's floor boards can allow a stick or other debris to break through and protrude into the foot rest area, posing an injury hazard to the operator and front passenger.
INCIDENTS: Four reports of debris breaking through floor boards of the vehicles, including two injuries to riders' toes and thighs.
HOW MANY: About 11,000.
FOR MORE: Call Kawasaki at 866-802-9381 or visit www.kawasaki.com and click on "Recall/Safety Info" at the bottom of the page.
WELDING TORCH HANDLES
DETAILS: Two models of torch handles that were sold under the Lincoln Electric and Harris Products Group brand names. The torch handles are used in welding. Welding torch model numbers include 18-5 and 85. Manufacture date codes include FM, GA, GB and GC. The model number and date code are stamped on the torch handle at the end closest to the flame. They were sold from December 2013 through May 2014. More details on model numbers and descriptions can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Harris-Products-Group-Recalls-Welding-Torch-Handles/
WHY: The torch handles can leak oxygen or fuel, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,000 in the U.S. and 350 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Harris Products Group at 800-447-6906 or visit www.harrisproductsgroup.com and click on "Recall" for more information.
DETAILS: This recall involves all 50-, 100-, 150-, 200- and 250-watt Top Fin brand plastic aquarium heaters sold exclusively at PetSmart stores nationwide from March 2014 to April 2014. Recalled heaters have model number HT50, HT100, HT150, HT200 or HT250. Lot numbers for the recalled heaters are 1839, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1908 and 1910. "Top Fin," ''Premium Aquarium Heater," the model number and the heater's wattage are printed on the side of the heater near the top. Below that, the lot number is printed beneath the words "Made in China."
WHY: The heaters are insufficiently grounded, posing a risk of electrical shock to the consumer.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 33,000.
FOR MORE: Call PetSmart at 888-839-9638 or visit www.petsmart.com and click on "News Room" under About PetSmart at the bottom of the page, then click on "Product Notices & Recalls" for more information.