Recall news: Computers, girls jackets, training jackets
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The following recalls have been announced:
DETAILS: Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z and M90z Computers imported by Lenovo, of Morrisville, N.C.; sold online at Lenovo's websites, by telephone and direct sales through Lenovo authorized distributors nationwide from May 2010 through March 2012. The all-in-one desktop computers, or PCs, are flat-panel monitors with the PC integrated into the monitor housing. The power supplies are also inside the monitor or PC housing. The computer chassis has a matte black finish with the brand name "ThinkCentre" in the lower left hand corner of the monitor front. The computers were manufactured in Mexico.
WHY: A defect in an internal component in the power supply can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: The firm received reports of one fire incident and one smoke incident in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,000 (50,500 were previously recalled in March 2012.)
FOR MORE: Contact Lenovo at 855-248-2194 or visit the firm's website at http://www.lenovo.com/aiopsurecall .
DETAILS: Girls jackets with faux fur trim by Louise Paris Ltd. Of New York, that were sold under the labels "Me Jane Kids" or "B-Hip Kids by Me Jane", and the labels bearing these names are found at the back neck of the garments. They were sold exclusively at Ross Stores, Inc. nationwide from November 2011 through January 2012 for about $20 and manufactured in China.
WHY: The jackets have drawstrings at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and pose an entanglement hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,000.
FOR MORE: For additional information, please contact Louise Paris at 877-537-7517 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, or at email@example.com.
DETAILS: PUMA USA V-Konstruct Training Jacket with Pockets sold at clothing retail stores nationwide and online from January 2007 through January 2012 for between $12 and $55. They were imported by PUMA North America, Inc., of Westford, Mass., and manufactured in Vietnam, Malaysia and China.
WHY: The jacket has a drawstring at the waist that has toggles and is not stitched to the back of the jacket, so it could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and poses an entanglement hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 5,000.
FOR MORE: For additional information, contact PUMA North America Inc. toll-free at 855-351-7489 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, visit the company's website at www.puma.com or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org