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    Foria Recalls Women's Pea Coats Sold at Bass Pro Shops

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    Foria International is recalling about 800 women's peacoats sold at Bass Pro Shops. The coats fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury.

    This recall involves womens peacoats that are double-breasted and have long sleeves. They are made from 100 percent cotton fleece in large blue and white plaid print. Authentic is printed on the label at the center back neckline of the garments.

    The coats, made in China, were sold at Bass Pro Shops nationwide from October 2009 through January 2010 for about $60.

    Consumers should stop using the recalled coats immediately and return them to Foria International for a full refund of retail price including shipping. Foria International address is 18689 Arenth Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91748.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Foria International toll free at (888) 999-6568 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.foria.com (PDF).

    The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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    Gund Recalls Paperboard Baby Books


    Gund is recalling about 16,000 paperboard baby books because the styrofoam used to fill the book binding can detach, posing a choking/aspiration hazard to infants and young children.

    Gund has received three reports of children mouthing the styrofoam that detached from the books. No injuries have been reported.

    This recall involves three miniature children's paperboard books with plastic handles designed as baby rattles. They include "Animals" (item number 059174), "Numbers" (item number 059175) and "Colors" (item number 059176). The books were also sold as a three-book set (item number 059173). The name "Gund" and the item number are located on the back of the books. The books measure 4 1/2 inches by 7 inches.

    The books, made in China, were sold at gift and specialty stores nationwide from January 2009 through March 2010 for about $8 and $20 for the set.

    Consumers should immediately take the books away from young children and contact Gund for a free replacement product.

    For additional information, contact Gund at (800) 436-3726 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.gund.com.

    The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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    Agio Recalls Outdoor Gas Fire Columns

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    Agio International is recalling about 5,800 outdoor gas fire columns sold at Costco. Gas can leak from connections in the column, posing a fire hazard.

    Agio has received five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

    The recalled product is a propane gas fire column used for outdoor ambiance. The base of the column is rectangular with brick styling. The top has a bowl shape with lava rocks. This unit does not include ceramic logs. Only products with serial numbers running sequentially from 0081959SD through 0087754SD are affected. The model number GFP207 and the serial number is printed on a label that is located inside the door on the base.

    The fire columns, made in China, were sold at Costco from August 2009 through February 2010 for about $200.

    Consumers should stop using the fire columns immediately and return the columns to any Costco retail outlet to receive a full refund.

    For more information, call Agio-USA at (800) 598-6532 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the company at customerservice@va-cs.com. Additional information is available on Agio's recall Web site: www.va-cs.com/recall.

    The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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      Crate and Barrel Recalls Glass Bottles


      Crate and Barrel is recalling about 44,000 glass water bottles in the United States and Canada. The glass beverage bottles can shatter when the consumer is removing or inserting the stopper, posing a laceration hazard.

      The firm has received seven reports of the recalled water bottles shattering, including four reports of hand lacerations.

      This recall involves clear glass water bottles including 22-ounce bottles with SKU number 437-151 and 50-ounce bottles with SKU number 437-169. The SKU numbers are listed on a white bar code label on the bottom of the item

      The bottles, made in China, were sold exclusively at: Crate and Barrel stores, Crate and Barrel's catalog and on the Web at www.crateandbarrel.com between December 2008 and February 2010 for between $9 and $17.

      Consumers should immediately stop using the glass water bottles and return them to any Crate and Barrel store for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the recalled water bottles through Crate and Barrel's catalog or on the firm's Web site should contact Crate and Barrel to arrange to return the water bottles for a full refund.

      For additional information, contact Crate and Barrel at (800) 451-8217 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.crateandbarrel.com.

      The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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      Bauer Hockey Recalls Children's Hockey Sticks


      Bauer Hockey Inc. is recalling about 127,000 children's hockey sticks in the U.S. and Canada. Paint and decals on the sticks, shafts and blades contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

      The following hockey sticks, shafts and blades are involved in the recall:

      DescriptionPiecesCountries Sold
      Nike Bauer Supreme One50 Junior Sticksticks, shafts and replacement bladesU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Supreme One70 Junior Stickplayer stickU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Supreme One75 Junior Stickplayer and goalie sticksU.S. and Canada
      Bauer Supreme One75 Junior Stickplayer stickU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Supreme One90 Youth and Junior Sticksticks, shafts, and replacement bladesU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Vapor XVI Junior Stickplayer stickU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Vapor XX Junior Stickplayer and goalie sticksU.S. and Canada
      Bauer Vapor XX Junior Stickplayer stickU.S. and Canada
      Nike Bauer Apollo Junior Stickplayer stickU.S.
      Nike Bauer Supreme Force Junior Stickplayer stickU.S.
      Nike Bauer Supreme Accel Junior Stickplayer stickCanada
      Nike Bauer Supreme One40 Junior Stickplayer stickCanada
      Nike Bauer Supreme OneLTX Junior Stickplayer stickCanada

      The hockey and goalie sticks, shafts and blades come in various shapes, sizes and colors. The name "Bauer" and the model descriptions are on all of the sticks, shafts and blades. Most of the sticks also have the Nike symbol.

      Junior player sticks and replacement shafts are each identified by the markings "JUNIOR," "52 Flex" or "JUNIOR Flex 52."

      Youth player sticks are identified by the marking "YOUTH Flex 42" or "YTH Flex 42." These markings appear on all models on the narrow side of the stick shaft either near the top of the stick or near the blade.

      Junior replacement blades fit only the Junior sticks and are identified by the markings "P92" or "PM9" followed by "JR", which appear on the narrow side of the blade near where the shaft and blade are joined.

      Junior goal sticks are identified by the markings "P31 - JR - 22 " or "P31 JUNIOR - FLEX 52 - 22 " which appear on the narrow side of the stick shaft near the top of the stick.

      The sticks were sold at sporting goods stores nationwide from February 2005 through March 2010 for about $80 to $200 for sticks, $30 for blades, and $40 to $90 for shafts. They were made in China.

      Consumers should take the recalled sticks, shafts and blades away from children immediately and contact Bauer for a replacement or refund.

      For additional information, call Bauer toll-free at (888) 734-0443 between 8 a.m. and midnight ET Sunday through Saturday or visit the company's Web site at www.bauer.com.

      The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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