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Recalls this week: Ottomans, bicycles, knobs

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From page B12 | June 15, 2014 |

A line of ottomans that can collapse in normal use are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include bicycles with faulty steerer tubes and gas-fired boilers that pose an explosion hazard.

Here’s a more detailed look:

OTTOMANS

DETAILS: Wilson and Fisher brand Cayman Resin Wicker ottomans sold at Big Lots from February 2014 through March. They are part of a six-piece Cayman Resin Wicker seating set consisting of two ottomans, two chairs, a sofa and a table. The recalled sets will have item number DA13-015-6S-2CO and SKU 810140754, which can be found in the instructions that accompany the sets.

WHY: The center of the ottoman can collapse during normal use, posing the risk of an injury.

INCIDENTS: 19 reports of consumers falling through the centers of ottomans. Six reported minor injuries such as back strain, scratches, bruises, or contusions.

HOW MANY: About 14,000.

FOR MORE: Call Big Lots at 866-244-5687 or visit www.biglots.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom for more information.

BICYCLES

DETAILS: 2014 SCOTT Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycles. The bikes have the brand name “SCOTT” and the model name “Speedster” on the frame. They were sold in black and white with blue, green, purple or teal accents. The following serial number ranges are included in the recall: AS30500001-AS30504930, AS30700001-AS30704651, AS30900001-AS30903278, AS31100001-AS31103744 and AS40101604-AS40105463. The serial number is printed on a white sticker and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals. They were sold from about August 2013 through May.

WHY: The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing the risk of a fall.

INCIDENTS: One report of a fork breaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,000 in the U.S.

FOR MORE: Call Scott USA at 888-607-8365 ext. 2012, send email to recall@scott-sports.com, or visit www.scott-sports.com and click on “Safety and Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

GAS-FIRED BOILERS

DETAILS: Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers used for space heating. The boilers have a serial number range between CP 6557046 and CP 6955985. Model and serial numbers are located on a bar-coded label affixed to the lower right side of the boiler, behind the removable front panel. The boilers have a Weil-McLain logo plate affixed to the front, a pewter/flat black cover and are either freestanding or wall-mounted. They were sold from June 2012 through March.

WHY: A cap on the boiler’s manifold can crack and release gas into the home, posing a risk of fire and explosion.

INCIDENTS: 11 reports of manifold caps cracking. No fires or injuries have been reported

HOW MANY: About 7,900 in the U.S. and 540 in Canada

FOR MORE: Call Weil-McLain at 888-770-7139 or visit www.weil-mclain.com and click on “Product Safety Recalls” for more information.

KNOBS

DETAILS: Glass bubble knobs used on cabinet doors and drawers sold at Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide from October 2010 to April. The knobs were sold in two sizes and six colors including: blue, amethyst, pink, green, smoke and clear. The larger knobs are about 1.25 inches in diameter. The smaller knobs are about 0.75 inches in diameter. The glass knobs are attached to bronze-colored hardware.

WHY: The knobs can break and expose sharp pieces of glass, posing a risk of a cut.

INCIDENTS: Five reports of broken knobs resulting in five reports of hand and/or finger lacerations.

HOW MANY: About 251,400.

FOR MORE: Call Cost Plus Management Services at 877-967-5362 or visit www.worldmarket.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

PNEUMATIC NAILERS

DETAILS: Two models of Hitachi Koki 3 ¼ inch strip pneumatic nailers with depth adjustment. Affected model numbers are NR83A2(Y) and NR83A3. Model numbers are located on a label attached to the side of the nailers and on the outside of the box containing the product. The manufacturing date can be identified by the serial number engraved at the end of the handle on the nailer. Model number NR83A2(Y) has serial numbers which start with QD2, QN2 QO2, Q13, Q23, Q33, Q43, Q52, Q53, Q62, Q72, Q82 and Q92. Model number NR83A3 has serial numbers which start with QD3, QN3, QO3, Q14, Q24, Q34, Q63, Q73, Q83 and Q93. They were sold from May 2012 through May.

WHY: The pneumatic nailers can jam and override the safety switch that permits only one nail to fire at a time, posing an injury risk.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 25,000 units in the U.S. and 300 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Hitachi Koki U.S.A. at 844-666-9469 or visit www.hitachipowertools.com and click on “Safety Notice Recall” for more information.

 

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