Recalls This Week: Coffee Makers, Bikes, Paint
WHY: The air compressor motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: 10 reports of motors overheating. No injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 460,000.
FOR MORE: Consumers with EX-CELL, Porter-Cable and Pro-Air II compressors should call DeVilbiss at 866-885-1877 or visit http://www.portercable.com/Uploads/PCD/Documents/SafetyAnnouncements/Retail_Poster_Porter-Cable.pdf or http://www.devap.com/Compressor_Safety_Recall.pdfConsumers with Craftsman-brand compressors should call Sears at 888-710-9282 FLOOR MATS DETAILS: Recycled Silk Floor Mats sold exclusively at Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from June 2011 through May 2012. The recycled silk floor mats measure 2 ft. by 3 ft. They were sold in a variety of color stripe combinations. "World Market" is printed on the mat's white care label sewn into the bottom of the mat. WHY: The silk mats can have a tack or staple woven into the fabric strips that can cut consumers, posing a laceration hazard. INCIDENTS: One incident in which a tack was discovered in a mat by a consumer. No injuries reported. HOW MANY: About 17,000. FOR MORE: Call Cost Plus at 877-967-5362 BICYCLE BRAKE LEVERS DETAILS: Bicycle Brake Levers imported by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. of Morgan Hill, Calif. They were sold at authorized specialized bicycle components retailers from May 2011 to June 2012. The Tektro TL-83 brake levers were sold on 2012 S-Works Shiv bicycle frame modules, 2012 S-Works Shiv TT bicycle frame modules and as aftermarket service parts for these modules. The TL-83 is a version of the TL-720 brake lever, modified with a quick release slot at the top of the lever arm and designed exclusively for use with aerodynamic handlebars, known as aerobars, sold as original equipment on these modules. They are black aluminum and model number "TL-720" can be read on the side of the lever arm when braking action is applied. WHY: The adjuster cap and brake cable can slide out of position, make the brakes nonoperational and cause a rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
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