The Associated PressA line of Mr. Coffee machines that tend to get too steamy are among a long list of recalled consumer products this week. Others include a range of bicycles and components including handlebars and brakes that pose a safety risk to riders, along with paint products, baby bathers, and battery packs. Here's a more detailed look at this week's recalled products: COFFEE MAKERS DETAILS: Mr. Coffee single cup brewing systems with the following model numbers: BVMC-KG1, BVMC-KG1A-001, BVMC-KG1-WM-001, BVMC-KG1-001, BVMC-KG1-BEA, BVMC-KG1R-001, BVMC-KG1-044, BVMC-KG1BP-PAL, BVMC-KG1R-006, BVMC-KG1A, BVMC-KG1-WM, and BVMC-KG1W-001. The model numbers are on the bottom of the brewers, which were sold from September 2010 through August 2012. WHY: A buildup of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard. INCIDENTS: 164 reports of the brewing chamber opening because of steam pressure, including 59 reports of burn injuries. HOW MANY: 520,000 in the U.S. and 80,700 in Canada FOR MORE: Call JCS at 800-993-8609 or visit www.mrcoffeerecall.com BICYCLE BRAKES DETAILS: Bicycle brakes distributed by eecycleworks LLC of La CaÃ±ada Flintridge, Calif., and sold nationwide from September 2008 through March 2011. The brakes are used on adult road racing bicycles and have a white "ee" logo on the front of the brakes and a five-digit serial number with either "80xxx" or "09xxx" engraved on either the front or the back of the strut portion of the brake. WHY: The bridge of the brakes can crack, posing the chance of a fall. INCIDENTS: Two reports of brakes cracking, one of which resulted in scrapes and bruises. HOW MANY: About 400. FOR MORE: Call eecycleworks at 855-838-6924 or visit http://www.eecycleworks.com AUTOMOBILE PAINT DETAILS: Dupli-Color Perfect Match Automotive Paint imported by Sherwin-Williams Co. and sold at retail stores between July 2011 and June 2012. The automotive paint is a green metallic color. The liquid paint was sold in an 8-ounce spray paint can.
WHY: The aerosol paint canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the paint can is stored near a source of ignition.INCIDENTS: None reported. HOW MANY: About 2,700. FOR MORE: Call Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 or visit http://www.sherwin-williams.com GLAZE AND ACRYLIC PAINT DETAILS: Krylon Triple Thick Crystal Clear Glaze and Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear Acrylic Paint imported by Sherwin-Williams Co. sold at retail stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012. The Krylon Triple Thick Glaze was sold in 12-ounce cans and the Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear satin acrylic finish was sold in 11-ounce cans. The Krylon logo is printed on the front of the white spray can with a translucent top. WHY: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition. INCIDENTS: 31 reports of leaking canisters, including reports of property damage from leaking paint. No injuries reported. HOW MANY: About 98,400. FOR MORE: Call Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 or visit http://www.sherwin-williams.com ACRYLIC MATTE COATING DETAILS: Tree House Studio Clear Acrylic Matte Coating imported by Sherwin-Williams Co. and sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012. The Tree House Studio Clear Acrylic Matte Coating was sold in white, 11-ounce aerosol cans with the Tree House Studio logo and the name "CLEAR ACRYLIC MATTE COATING" printed on the front. WHY: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition. INCIDENTS: None reported. HOW MANY: About 17,850. FOR MORE: Call Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 or visit http://www.sherwin-williams.com .BABY BATHERS DETAILS: Mother's Touch/Deluxe Baby Bathers made by Summer Infant Inc., of Woonsocket, R.I. and sold at mass merchandise stores nationwide and online from September 2004 through November 2011. WHY: When the bather is lifted and/or carried with an infant in it, its folding wire frame can suddenly disengage from the side hinge, dropping the baby out of the bather.
INCIDENTS: Seven reports of incidents in the United States, including five reports of infants suffering head injuries from falls from the bathers. Four children between two weeks and two months old received skull fractures, including one that required intensive care for bleeding on the brain. The fifth child received a bump to the head requiring emergency room treatment.HOW MANY: About 2 million in the U.S., and 65,000 in Canada. FOR MORE: Call Summer Infant at 800-426-8627 or visit www.summerinfant.com/batherrepairkit SHOWER LIGHT TRIM DETAILS: Shower light trim distributed by Cooper Lighting LLC and sold at home improvement stores nationwide and by professional installers from January 2012 through July 2012. WHY: The shower light's trim and glass lens can fall from the ceiling fixture. INCIDENTS: 407 reports of trim pieces falling and breaking, including laceration injuries to a consumer's head and foot when struck by the light's trim and lens as they fell from the ceiling fixture. HOW MANY: About 50,400. FOR MORE: Call Cooper Lighting at 800-954-7228 or visit www.cooperlighting.com BICYCLE HANDLEBARS DETAILS: PRO VIBE Carbon bicycle handlebars imported by Shimano American Corp. of Irvine, Calif., and made by Great Go Cycles Inc. of Taiwan. They were sold at bicycle specialty stores and dealers nationwide from June 2011 through April 2012. The bicycle handlebars, intended for high-end road racing bikes, are compact and drop-shaped. The handlebars are sold separately and have two labels with the "Pro Vibe" logo printed directly on them. WHY: The handlebars can break during riding, posing a risk of a fall. INCIDENTS: None reported. HOW MANY: About 67. FOR MORE: Call Shimano American at 800-353-4719 BATTERY PACKS DETAILS: Rayovac NI-CD and Rayovac NI-MH Cordless Tool Battery Packs imported by BatteriesPlus LLC of Hartland, Wis. They were sold exclusively at BatteriesPlus retail stores nationwide and online at www.batteriesplus.com between June 2008 and July 2012. They were sold as replacement batteries to the following brand tools: Black and Decker, Bosch, DeWalt, Makita, Lincoln, Milwaukee, Panasonic, Ryobi and Skil.
WHY: The replacement battery pack can explode unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to consumers.INCIDENTS: Three additional reports since the previous recall of exploding batteries, including one report of an injury to a consumer's finger. HOW MANY: About 65,300 (about 111,800 were recalled in December 2011). FOR MORE: Call BatteriesPlus at 877-856-3232 or visit http://www.batteriesplus.com RECREATIONAL TUBES DETAILS: Traveller Recreational Tubes imported by Tractor Supply Company of Brentwood, Tenn. And sold exclusively at Tractor Supply Stores nationwide from May through June in 2012. The tubes are made of gray rubber and measure 47 inches in diameter. WHY: Contact with the inflatable tube can result in severe skin irritation or burns. INCIDENTS: 21 reports of consumers receiving severe skin irritation or burns while using the tubes. Seven people sought medical attention for their injuries. HOW MANY: About 10,900. FOR MORE: Call Tractor Supply at 877-872-7721 or visit http://www.tractorsupply.com/TravellerTireRecall AVALANCHE AIRBAGS DETAILS: Snowpulse Avalanche Airbags imported by Mammut Sports Group Inc. of Shelburne, Vt., made by Snowpulse SA of Martigny, Switzerland, and distributed by Mountain Sports Distribution of Golden British Columbia, Canada. They were sold at specialty outdoor and motorsports stores nationwide from September 2008 through April 2012. The Snowpulse Avalanche airbags with inflation-system 1.0 air cartridges are used for skiing, snowmobiling and mountain climbing to help keep the user above the surface if an avalanche occurs. WHY: A leak in the airbag's cartridge can result in the air bag not deploying, posing a risk of death and injury in the event of an avalanche. INCIDENTS: None reported. HOW MANY: About 1,200 in the United States and 2,600 in Canada. FOR MORE: Call Snowpulse at 800-451-5127 AIR COMPRESSORS DETAILS: Air compressors made by DeVilbiss Air Power Co. of Jackson, Tenn. The EX-CELL, Porter-Cable and Pro-Air II-brand compressors were sold by industrial and construction distributors from July 2003 through December 2008. The Craftsman-brand compressors were sold at Sears stores nationwide from July 2003 through December 2008. They have air slots at the end of the motor that form a horizontal and vertical grid. The model number on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank. The air compressors were manufactured in the United States.
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.pdf Consumers 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.
INCIDENTS: One incident worldwide in which the rider lost the function of both brakes. No reports of injury or property damage.HOW MANY: About 100 (about 600 of the 2010 and 2011 Shiv Modules and 2012 Shiv TT modules were recalled in April 2012). FOR MORE: Call Specialized customer service at 877-808-8154 or visit http://www.specialized.com/us/en/support/safety-notices BICYCLES DETAILS: Various models of Huffy, Iron Horse, Mongoose, Northwoods, Pacific, Razor and Schwinn bicycles retailed by Meijer Inc. of Grand Rapids, and sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky from March through August 2012. The two-wheeled youth and adult bicycles measure 20 inches or more. They were assembled on-site at Meijer stores by Serv-U-Success of Grandville, Mich., and have a Serv-U-Success assembly sticker located on the bottom of the bicycle frame between the pedals or on the back of the frame facing the rear tire. WHY: Pedals on the bicycles can loosen or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider. INCIDENTS: 29 reports of pedals detaching or coming loose during use, including 16 reports of minor injuries. HOW MANY: About 68,000. FOR MORE: Call Meijer at 800-927-8699 or visit http://www4.meijer.com/recall/bikebooklet.pdf for more information.