|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||CONTACT: Kim Dulic
|June 7, 1999
Release # 99-120
Power Strips, Extension Cords and Toy Trucks Recalls
This press release consists of three recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.
- Power Strip - Eskay Imports, of Chicago, IL., is recalling about 900 units of the Memo six-outlet power strip. The quality of the internal components is inadequate, and the cord could separate from the power strip.
- Extension Cords - Raport Inc., of Levittown, Puerto Rico, is recalling about 4,800 extension cords sold only in Puerto Rico. The wires on these cords are undersized and can be overloaded.
- Tonka Toy Trucks - Tonka® Toy Trucks - Isaac Morris Ltd., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 3,300 Tonka toy trucks. The toy trucks contain small parts, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
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