Recall RoundUp, May 30th - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

Recall RoundUp, May 30th

In this weeks Recall RoundUp, a Toy Cell Phone, Play Jewelry, a Remote Controlled Helicopter, and Candle Warmers.

Kids Station Toys International Ltd. of Miami, Fla. recalled their Little Tikes Chit ‘N Chat Toy Cell Phones.  The hinge cover on the toy cell phone can detach from the phone, posing a choking hazard to young children.  The Little Tikes brand Chit ‘N Chat Toy Cell Phone resembles a flip-phone style cell phone and has a 10-key numeric button pad and three buttons with pictures of animals. All of the buttons make a sound when pressed. The toy phones are multi-colored and have a sticker on the back with model number KSL4010 (sold separately) or KSL8032, KSL8033, or KSL8051 (sold with other items). "Designed and Licensed by Kids Station Toys International Ltd." is printed on the back of the toy phones. Toy phones with a screw visible on the hinge cover are not part of the recall.  They were sold at department, juvenile product, and drug stores nationwide from June 2006 through March 2008 for about $8 (individually) or about $20 (set).  They were made in China.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission reccomends you take these toy phones away from young children immediately and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement.  You can reach them by calling (888) 620-0930 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.kidsstationtoys.com.

QuinCrafts, of Dexter, Mich. recalled their Makit & Bakit Jewelry Sets and Suncatcher Sets.  The clasps on some of the jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.  They were sold at CVS, TJ Maxx, Michaels Corp. and other toy and independent craft supply stores nationwide from August 2007 through March 2008 for about $2.  They were made in China.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission reccomends you immediately take the recalled jewelry away from young children and contact QuinCrafts for a replacement jewelry set.  You can call them at (800) 366-4660 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.quincrafts.com/recall.

TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. recalled their "Sky Champion" Wireless Indoor Helicopters.  The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers.  This recall involves the "Sky Champion" wireless indoor helicopter. The helicopter comes with a transmitter that controls and recharges the helicopter. The helicopter is made of foam and plastic and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. The transmitter measures about 6 inches by 4 inches. "BH26047" is printed on the tail of the helicopter. "WIC 551777" and the UPC code is 630990006005 are printed on the packaging.  They sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $20.  They were made in China.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission reccomends you immediately stop playing with the recalled helicopters and contact TWIE for a full refund. Returns will be accepted by TWIE. Walgreens will not accept returns or provide a refund.  For additional information, contact TWIE toll free at (888) 583-4908 anytime or send an email to returncoptersl@aol.com.

Provo Craft & Novelty Inc., of Spanish Fork, Utah recalled their Candlsense Warmers.  The internal heating element of the candle warmer can detach and melt the bottom of its plastic casing, which can in turn ignite or scorch the surface on which the candle warmer is placed, posing a fire hazard to consumers.  This recall involves the Candlsense warmers with product codes ranging from YD0629 through YD0652 and YD0701 through YD0708. The candle warmers measure about 4 ¾ inches in diameter. The heating plate is black and the surrounding area is white plastic. "Provo Craft & Novelty Candle Warmer Air Freshener Model: WCY-8888" and the product code are embossed on the underside of the warmer.  They sold at Wal-Mart and other retailers nationwide from August 2006 through October 2007 for between $5 and $10.  They were made in China.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission reccomends you contact Provo Craft to receive a voucher worth 120 percent of the purchase price of the candle warmer. The voucher can be redeemed at www.creativexpress.com.  You can contact Provo Craft at (888) 306-0132 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.provocraft.com.

You can find all this information and more at www.cpsc.gov

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