A line of decorative lamps with exposed wiring posing a fire hazard and toy helicopters with a rechargeable battery that can overheat are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include potentially defective hammocks.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: "Butterfly Clip Light" lamps with SKU# 416593 and "Shell Clip Light" lamps with SKU #416955 that feature a stained glass shade resembling a seashell or a multicolored butterfly. Both lamps use a 7-watt type C bulb and have a plug-in cord with a cord-mounted on/off thumb-switch. The SKU number can be found on the product's packaging. They were sold exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide and online at www.crackerbarrel.com from November 2012 through February 2013,
WHY: The lamps have exposed wiring at the base, which poses shock and fire hazards.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 8,000.
FOR MORE: Call Angel's Touch Collections at 877-474-2133 or visit www.angeltouchcollections.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information. Consumers can also send an e-mail to ATCrecall@gmail.com.
DETAILS: Fast Lane FA-005 radio control 3-channel helicopters with gyro stabilizer and charger, model number 5F5F2F5. The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter. The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. They were sold at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from September 2012 through January 2013.
WHY: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
INCIDENTS: 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 6,500 in the U.S. and 900 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Toys R Us at 800-869-7787 or visit www.toysrus.com and click on "About Us," then select "Safety" at the top of the page, and then "Click here" under Product Recalls for more information.
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DETAILS: Outdoor Solutions hammock with sunshade. It is a stand-alone, light-brown canvas hammock that sits inside a steel and plastic frame. A tag affixed to the outside of the canvas bag includes the product name, model number 147184, and UPC number 4122088609. They were sold exclusively at Texas H-E-B stores between February 2013 and June 2013.
WHY: The seam in the lounge of the hammock can open and rip, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of seams tearing. Bruising and discomfort were reported in one incident.
HOW MANY: About 700.
FOR MORE: Call H-E-B at 800-432-3113 or visit http://www.heb.com and go to "About Us" and click on "Our Company" and then "Recalls" for more information.