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City Versa Strollers recall announced for Collapsing Frame

Baby Jogger City Versa Baby Stroller - CPSC

(Best Syndication News) - A voluntary recall was announced for Baby Jogger City Versa strollers because they could fail to lock correctly causing the frame to collapse when being used. Baby Jogger will be offering a free replacement frame to remedy this problem. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Health Canada made the recall announcement today.

The recall was publicized after the manufacturer received six reports of the stroller frame not locking correctly while being used. The reports did not involve any personal injuries.

The recall involves around 8,400 strollers in the United States and about 2,200 strollers in Canada. The recalled City Versa baby strollers were sold at buybuy Baby and other juvenile retail stores across North America. The strollers were also sold on buybuybaby.com, albeebaby.com, diapers.com, and other online stores. The recalled strollers were sold between July 2012 and October 2012 at a retail price around $450.

Dunkin’ Donuts Holiday Coffee Flavors are back

credit: Dunkin Donuts

(Best Syndication News) - Dunkin’ Donuts is reminding consumers that they have brought back their holiday flavored coffees. New this year is Gingerbread Cookie flavor. Other seasonal blends are Pumpkin Spice and Mocha Mint. The coffee comes in festive packaging, which is meant to be an easy-to-give stocking stuffer, hostess gift, or holiday treat to brew at home. Dunkin' Donuts also has special limited-time holiday flavors that are ready-to-drink at their store locations.

Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) will offer these holiday flavored coffees for a limited time. In Spring/Summer, the company will have different seasonal flavored coffees available for consumers to enjoy.

CPSC sues Nap Nanny Infant Recliner Manufacturer

Nap Nanny Generation Two Infant Recliner - CPSC

(Best Syndication News) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a decision to file an administrative complaint against Baby Matters, LLC, which is the manufacturer of Nap Nanny and Nap Nanny Chill infant recliners.

The CPSC decided to take action because the agency was made aware of four infants who died when using the Nap Nanny Generation Two recliners. They also said one infant death was associated with the Chill model. Additionally, the CPSC has received over 70 other reports of infants almost falling out of the recliners.

Trampolines sold at Sports Authority are being recalled for Repair

Sportspower Trampoline being recalled for repair - CPSC

(Best Syndication News) - Around 23,400 trampolines that were sold exclusively at the Sports Authority are being recalled for repair. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the voluntary recall of the trampolines that were manufactured by Sportspower Ltd., of Hong Kong. To remedy the problem, the company is offering a free repair kit.

The recall was announced after one incident; one of a legs on the trampoline separated from the frame while being used. The problem caused a leg to puncture through the jumping area. The company is not aware of any injuries related to this recall.

The concern is that other trampolines that the company manufactured might have the metal leg move out of position. This can cause the jumping area to be punctured and could lead to a person using the trampoline being seriously injured with penetrating wounds, cuts, and bruises.

Harbor Freight Tools recalls Cordless Drill

Cordless drill being recalled - BSN

(Best Syndication News) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of around 108,000 cordless drills that were imported by Harbor Freight Tools. The company announced the recall after receiving one report of a drill overheating and burning through the unit’s handle. The complaint also involved the consumer sustaining a minor injury.

The problem with the cordless drills involves a black trigger switch that could cause the 19.2 volt cordless drill to overheat. If the drill overheats, a potential for fire or burn exists.

The recalled drills were sold nationwide at Harbor Freight Tools retail stores, by mail order catalog, and online at www.harborfreight.com, between April, 2008 and May 2012. They were priced between $27 and $30.

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