Recall roundup: Jar lifters, play yard sheets

Published On: Feb 07 2013 08:59:10 AM EST

Progressive International recalls canning jar lifters due to laceration hazard

  • Units:

    About 22,700 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada

  • Description:

    The recall involves the One Handed Jar Lifter. The jar lifter is a pair of tongs designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water. The lifter is red with white handles. It is made of plastic and metal with a nylon coating.

  • Incidents/Injuries:

    Progressive International has received no reports of injury or property damage.

  • Remedy:

    Consumers should immediately stop using the jar lifter and contact Progressive International Corporation for a free replacement. Progressive International Corporation Customer Service; at (800) 426-7101, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or by e-mail at jarlifter@progressiveintl.com; or online at www.progressiveintl.com and click on “Recall Information” for additional information.

  • Sold at:

    AC Sales Co., Ace Hardware, Amazon, Americas Gardening Resources, Bi-Mart, Blain Supply Inc., Chef Central , Cole Hardware, DeNault’s True Value Hardware, Heart of America, Home Shopping Club, InterBond Corp. of America, Kitchen Kaboodle, Kitchen Krafts Inc., Lehman Hardware & Appliance Inc., Metropolitan Markets, Marmaxx, Reading China & Glass/Calvert, Supermarket Associates, Sur La Table, Williams-Sonoma, Winners Merchants International, World Kitchen Ltd., Zulily Inc. and other retailers nationwide from February 2012 to October 2012 for about $10.

Play yard sheets recalled by 4moms for entrapment hazard

  • Units:

    About 1,440

  • Description:

    The recalled play yard sheets are cream-colored, cotton jersey fabric. They were sold as an accessory to the 4moms breeze play yard. “4moms” is printed on a black tag sewn onto the sheet. Item number 4M-009-10-000101 is printed on the packaging. UPC 817980011137 is printed on the sheet’s packaging and on a white warning tag sewn onto the sheet.

  • Incidents/Injuries:

    None reported

  • Remedy:

    Consumers should stop using the recalled play yard sheets immediately and return them to 4moms for a full refund. 4moms, toll-free at (888) 977-3944 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.4moms.com and click on Recall.

  • Sold at:

    buybuy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at www.buybuybaby.com from December 2012 through January 2013 for about $15.

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