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Recalls

January 07, 1975
Hazard:

Potential shock hazard

Remedy:

Consumers, builders and others who bought these cabinets are urged to return them to their place of purchase for exchange, repair or refund. Sears customers requesting assistance in cabinet removal should contact their local Sears stores. Kent customers should contact the store from which the purchase was made.

Units:

Nearly 9,000

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
January 06, 1975
Hazard:

A blue colored gas leak detector fluid can corrode brass fittings and lead to hazardous gas leaks and subsequent fires and explosions.

Remedy:

Any person or company that has used this detector fluid on brass connectors should have the piping inspected immediately for corrosion or discoloration. The connectors should be replaced as quickly as possible.

Units:

 1,155 gallons of the solution, in various package sizes, to 117 gas companies.

January 03, 1975
Hazard:

Products fail to meet the requirements of the Flammable Fabrics Act.

Remedy:

Siber Hegner and Co., Inc. has consented to notify customers who may have purchased the product and to conduct a recall.

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
December 18, 1974
Hazard:

Exposed metal contacts in the female end connector and loose or exposed bare wire connections make the lights potentially hazardous.

Remedy:

Consumers who purchased these lights should cease using them immediately and carefully disconnect them from electrical outlets.The Kresge Co. has stated that it will refund the purchase price.

Units:

300,000 sets

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
November 01, 1974
Hazard:

Alaskan Hair Saddle Pads sold nationwide since January could be contaminated with anthrax spores.

Remedy:

Consumers who own one of these saddle pads should place the product in a sealed double plastic bag and call a local or state health department for disposal instructions.

Units:

5,000 to 10,000

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
July 26, 1974
Hazard:

If the handle is grasped in a normal manner, the user's hand or fingers may, because of the soft, flexible plastic cover, contact the metal of the receptacles, creating a serious potential for electric shock.

Remedy:

Consumers who are uncertain whether they own a potentially hazardous light should immediately discontinue use of the product and check with the store where it was purchased to identify the manufacturer.

Units:

200,000

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
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