The Associated Press
A line of toy pistols with excessive levels of lead and swing seats that can break from under their occupants are among this week's recalled products. Other recalls include faulty bicycles and leaky cleaning products.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols imported by Dillon Importing Co. of Oklahoma City, Okla. and made by Ko Lik Manufacturing Ltd. of Hong Kong. They were sold at Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012. The toy pistols have a brown plastic grip, a black metallic stock and barrel, and a muzzle with an orange cap. The double-barreled toy pistol has one trigger and two hammers. A skull and crossbones motif is engraved on the grip.
WHY: The surface paints on the toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 6,970.
FOR MORE: Call Dillon Importing at 800-654-3696 or visit http://dillonimporting.com
DETAILS: Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings imported by Big Lots Inc. and manufactured by Anji Jiayi Garden Supplies Co. of Xiaofeng Town, China. They were sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from March through June 2012. The Wilson & Fisher log-style swing sets sold in a natural wood finish. The swing's two-person bench seat is suspended between two wooden A-frame supports.
WHY: The wooden swing's seat can break while in use, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: 14 reports of swing seats breaking, resulting in four reports of back pain and five reports of scratches and scrapes.
HOW MANY: About 6,900.
FOR MORE: Call 866-244-5687 or visit http://www.biglots.com and click on recalls.
DETAILS: Bicycles distributed by Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. of Morgan Hill, Calif. and made by Kinesis of China. They were sold at authorized specialized retailers from July 2007 to July 2012. The recall includes 2008 and 2009 models of women's and men's Globe model bicycles. The models include: the Globe Elite, Globe Sport, Globe Sport Disc, Globe Centrum Comp, Globe Centrum Elite, Globe City 6, Globe Vienna 3, Globe Vienna 3 Disc, Globe Vienna 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 3, Globe Vienna Deluxe 4, Globe Vienna Deluxe 5 and Globe Vienna Deluxe 6 bicycles. The brand name "Specialized" is on the lower frame tube and the model name is on various locations on the bicycle frame.