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Recall RoundUp, May 2nd

In this week's Recall RoundUp, a table saw, a beach chair, and a children's toy holder.

DeWalt recalled their DW744 Jobsite Table Saws.  The pivot bracket on the saw can separate, which can misalign the blade and the fence and cause kick back. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.  Date codes included in the recall are 200715 through 200740. The table saws are yellow and black. The model number and date code are located on the name plate on the front of the saw. Table saws with an "X" stamped on the name plate by the date code are NOT included in this recall.  They sold at major home centers and hardware stores nationwide from April 2007 through January 2008 for about $500.  They were made in Mexico.  You should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact DeWALT for the location of a service center to obtain a free replacement table saw.  You can call them at (888) 742-9178 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dewalt.com.

Rio Brands recalled their Rio Beach High-Boy Folding Beach Chairs.  The rear leg of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.  The chairs have aluminum tubing frames, striped or solid color fabric slings, and wood arms with an attached storage pouch with cell phone pocket. "Rio Beach High-Boy," the UPC number and the model number can be found on the hand tag and on a sticker on the rear leg.  They sold at retail stores nationwide from January 2008 through March 2008 for between $40 and $50.  They were made in China.  You should immediately stop using the chairs and return them to the location where purchased for a full refund.   You can call Rio Brands at (800) 866-8520 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.riobrands.com.

L G Sourcing, Inc. recalled their Children's Storage Bins.  The surface paint on the storage bins could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.  The recalled storage bins are wooden with scalloped edges and were sold in pastel green or pink. Item number 226782 (pastel green storage bin) or 226781 (pink storage bin) is located on the bottom of the storage bin. No other storage bins or colors are included in this recall. They sold at Lowe's retail outlets nationwide from March 2007 through February 2008 for about $6.  They were made in Taiwan.  You should immediately take the recalled storage bins away from children and return them to any Lowe's store for a full refund.

You can find all this information and more on the website of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, www.cpsc.gov.

 

 

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