DETAILS: One Handed Jar Lifter imported by Progressive International Corp. The tongs are designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water. The lifter is red with white handles. It is made of plastic and metal with a nylon coating. They were sold from Feb. 2012 to Oct. 2012.

WHY: The jar lifter handle can detach over time due to a missing stainless steel core in the hinge. This can cause the tongs to fail to grip and allow a jar being lifted to fall, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 22,700 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Progressive International at 800-426-7101, send email to jarlifter(at); or visit and click on "Recall Information" for additional information.


DETAILS: Ski-Doo snowmobiles sold at Ski-Doo dealers from March 2012 through January. The snowmobile has the model name printed on the vehicle's side panel. The 2013 models included in the recall can be found at

WHY: The fuel pump inlet fitting can come into contact with the oil tank and break, leading to a fuel to leak, which poses a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: Three reports of fires, but no injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 10,200.

FOR MORE: Call BRP at 888-638-5397 or visit and click on "recall information" under the owner center for more information.


DETAILS: BlueStar gas wall ovens in three models made prior to Nov. 23, 2012. Oven sizes include 24-, 30- and 36-inch wide units. Each of the three sizes was available for use with natural gas or liquid propane. The propane version is designated by the letter "L'' at the end of the model number. Model numbers and date codes are located on the rating plate inside the control panel. They include the 24-inch oven with model numbers BW024AGS and BW024AGSL, the 30-inch model with numbers BW030AGS and BW030AGSL, and the 36-inch oven with model numbers BW036AGS and BW036AGSL.

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