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    Cooper Tools Recalls Stained Glass Soldering Irons

    Power cord can break

    Cooper Tools is recalling about 69,000 soldering irons. The power cord can break at the flex point where the cord attaches to the handle, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

    The firm has received three reports of the power cord breaking at the flex point, resulting in three reports of minor burns.

    The recalled product is a 100 watt, 120 volt stained glass soldering iron with “Weller” and the model number W100PG, W100P3 or W100PGMX written on the light blue handle. The model number is located under the Weller brand name on the iron’s handle. Only certain date codes are included in the recall.

    Authorized distributors sold the soldering irons nationwide from August 2006 to May 2010 for between $50 and $60. They were made in Mexico.

    Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Cooper Tools to send the product to the company for an inspection and a free replacement soldering iron.

    For additional information, contact Cooper Tools at (800) 476-3030 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.cooperhandtools.com (pdf)

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    Pampers Recalls Natural Stages Pacifiers

    Pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards

    Key Baby LLC is recalling about 29,000 Pampers Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers

    The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children.

    The pacifier comes in yellow, pink or blue colors and is made of silicone. Only "Stage 1" pacifiers are recalled. "Stage 1" and "Ortho" or "Bulb" are printed on the package. The recalled pacifiers have an oval-shaped mouth guard and "Pampers" molded on to the handle side of the mouth guard. The product comes two per package.

    Retail stores sold the pacifiers nationwide from April 2010 through February 2011 for about $6. They were made in China.

    Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact Key Baby for instructions on returning the product for a full refund or $10 coupon toward the purchase of any Pampers Natural Stages products.

    For additional information, contact Key Baby toll-free at (800) 447-1224 anytime, or visit the company's web site at www.key-baby.com

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    Arm's Reach Concepts Recalls Infant Bed-Side Sleepers

    Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

    Arm's Reach Concepts Inc., of Oxnard, Calif. Is recalling about 76,000 infant bed-side sleepers.

    When the fabric liner is not used or is not securely attached, infants can fall from the raised mattress into the loose fabric at the bottom of the bed-side sleeper or can become entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the sleeper, posing risks of suffocation.

    There have been 10 reports of infants falling from the raised mattress into the bottom of the sleeper or becoming entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the bed-side sleeper. No injuries have been reported.

    This recall involves a product called a "co-sleeper" by the manufacturer. One side of the bed-side sleepers is lower than the others to allow positioning near a bed and access to the infant for care and feeding. This recall includes all Arm's Reach Original and Universal styles with manufacture dates between September 1997 and December 2001. The manufacture date and model number can be found on a sticker on one of the product's legs. Model numbers included in the recall begin with:

    Originals

    -

    8108, 8133, 8111, 8112 & 8199

    Universal

    -

    8311

    Burlington Coat Factory, Babies R Us and other retail stores sold the beds nationwide from September 1997 through December 2001 for about $160. They were made in China.

    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bed-side sleepers and visit www.armsreach.com/instructions to view and download assembly instructions and to make sure that the product is properly configured.

    Consumers should also contact the company by phone or via the company website to receive hard-copy instructions by mail and an assembly/warning label. Consumers who are missing the fabric liner or other components should immediately contact Arm's Reach for an alternative remedy.

    For additional information, contact Arm's Reach at (800) 954-9353 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.armsreach.com

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      AVNS Recalls THE BEST Enhancer Supplement

      May contain undeclared ingredients

      AVNS Inc announced today it is recalling THE BEST Enhancer Supplement, after being informed by their manufacturer, Drive Total Energy, that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lab analyses found that the products to contain Sulfoaildenafil, an analogue of Sildenafil, an FDA-approved drug used in the treatment of male Erectile Dysfunction (ED), making these products unapproved new drugs. The active drug ingredient is not listed on the product label.

      The undeclared ingredient may pose a threat to the consumer because the interaction of the analogue with some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take other prescription drugs. Erectile Dysfunction is a common problem in men with these conditions, and consumers may seek these types of products to enhance sexual performance.

      To date, AVNS Inc and Drive Total Energy are not aware of any reports made to the FDA concerning any adverse effects associated with the use of The Best. In addition, Drive Total Energy and AVNS currently have not received any complaints from it's customers.

      Consumers who have purchased these products should discontinue their use and return the products to their place of purchase for a full refund.

      Customers with questions can call or email AVNS at 1-562-602-6515 / avnsinc@aol.com Pacific Coast Time Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST for instructions on the return process.

      AVNS said it "did not in any way knowingly or intentionally violate the law with regard to the distribution of these products."

      Adverse reaction or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online, by regular mail, or by fax. Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm . Regular Mail: use postage-paid, pre-addressed Form FDA 3500 available at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm . Mail to address on the pre-addressed form. Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178.

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      Infantino Recalls Toy Trucks

      Plastic beads can come off, creating a choking hazard

      Infantino is recalling about 40,500 Troy the Truck toys. The plastic beads on the activity truck's bead runs can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

      Infantino has received 28 reports of the plastic beads detaching from the bead runs on the activity trucks, including two reports of young children gagging on the plastic beads.

      This recall involves "Troy the Activity Truck," which is blue, red and yellow with plastic star, circle and heart beads attached to the bead runs on the back of the truck and has a face on the front. "Infantino" is printed on the front of the toy truck. Model number 153-210, 206-110 or 506-110C is printed underneath the truck. When its switch is turned on, the truck plays music and the back wheels spin.

      Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Meijer, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and other toy stores sold the trucks nationwide from September 2009 through February 2011 for about $15. They were made in China.

      Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Infantino to receive a free replacement toy.

      For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://service.infantino.com

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