Consumer Product Safety Commission Post Recalls to Its Web Site

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2005 -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alerts were posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/.

 

  Company Name     Product Name  Quantity      Hazard

  Celebrate        Mystery       About 21,100  The magic party favors and
  Express Inc.,    Drawer and    magic party   the dragon ornament on the
  of Kirkland,     Dice Tunnel   favors and    shield could break or crack,
  Wash.            Magic Party   25,500        exposing sharp points that
                   Favors and    costume       present a possible laceration
                   Costume       shields       hazard to children.
                   Shield

  American Honda   Honda Model     About       A safety defect could
  Motor Corp.      Year 2005 and   24,000      exist in the transmission
  Inc., of         2006                        that could allow the
  Torrance,        TRX400EX ATVs               rider to downshift from 1st
  Calif.                                       gear into reverse without
                                               operating the reverse assist
                                               (lockout) lever. The reverse
                                               lockout spring may not have
                                               been properly installed.
                                               Unintended engagement of
                                               reverse gear while moving
                                               forward could lock the rear
                                               wheels and cause the rider to
                                               lose control.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products -- such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -- contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 or visit CPSC's Web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/.

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