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Recalls

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
February 25, 1974
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