Product recalls for 03/08/12

March 8, 2012 12:01 am

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Night lights

American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. of Saddle River, N.J., is recalling about 227,000 LED night lights because a short circuit can cause them to overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves night lights sold under the Amerelle, Amertac and Everyday Basics names. Only models bearing an "SY" identification code molded on the back are being recalled. They were sold at hardware stores, home centers and lighting showrooms from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $6.

Consumers should contact the firm for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Contact AmerTac toll-free at 1-800-420-7511 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit AmerTac's website at www.recall-center.com or www.amertac.com.

Swing sets

BCI Burke Co. LLC, of Fond du Lac, Wis., is recalling about 250 Arch Swing Sets because a welded connection can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

They were sold by BCI Burke Co. and its distributors from January 2004 through December 2011 for between $700 and $1,000.

Consumers should contact the firm for a free retrofit kit.

For more information, contact the firm toll-free at 1-800-356-2070 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at www.bciburke.com, or email the firm at customerservice@bciburke.com.

Jeep Liberty vehicles

Chrysler is recalling about 200,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs, because rear lower control arms could break as a result of corrosion and cause a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says on its website that the recall affects certain 2004 and 2005 model year Jeeps.

Chrysler will contact the affected owners. Owners may also contact Chrysler toll-free at 1-800-853-1403.


First Published 2012-03-07 23:40:31

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