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Recalls this week: baby rattles, boilers

Friday - 12/6/2013, 11:39pm  ET

The Associated Press

A line of baby rattles with pieces that pose a choking hazard and boilers that could pose a carbon monoxide hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include hooded children's clothing and mattresses.

Here's a more detailed look:


DETAILS: Manhattan Toy Quixel baby rattles. The plastic rattles have arches in red, orange, green, and blue with sliding beads on each of the arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white and blue elastic. The rattle arches measure about 5 inches in diameter. The product was sold with or without a box. "Manhattan Toy" is printed on one of the arches. They were sold at specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at from September 2011 through October 2013.

WHY: The arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.

INCIDENTS: Four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Manhattan Group at 800-541-1345 or visit and click on "RECALLS" at the bottom of the home page for more information.


DETAILS: Crown Boiler CWD series cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum to heat water in home baseboard, floor, or radiator heating systems. The Crown Boiler logo is on the front of the boiler. Recalled boilers have model numbers that begin with CWD and were made between May 1, 2005 and July 1, 2013. The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler. The manufacturing date appears under "Series" in the MM/DD/YYYY or M/D/YYYY format or as a two-letter code. They were sold at plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2005 through July 2013. Recalled models have dates between 5/1/2005 and 7/1/2013 or one of the following two-letter codes: EB, FB, GB, HB, IB, JB, KB, LB, AC, BC, CC, DC, EC, FC, GC, HC, IC, JC, KC, LC, AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, FD, GD, HD, ID, JD, KD, LD, AE, BE, CE, DE, EE, FE, GE, HE, IE, JE, KE, LE, AF, BF, CF, DF, EF, FF, GF, HF, IF, JF, KF, LF, AG, BG, CG, DG, EG, FG, GG, HG, IG, JG, KG, LG, AH, BH, CH, DH, EH, FH, GH, HH, IH, JH, KH, LH, AI, BI, CI, DI, EI, FI, GI, HI, II, JI, KI, LI, AJ, BJ, CJ, DJ, EJ, FJ.

WHY: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners in the event that there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a carbon monoxide poisoning hazard to the consumer.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: 2,200.

FOR MORE: Call Crown Boiler Co. at 855-688-0776, send email to, or visit and click on "CPSC Product Recall Announcement" for more information.


DETAILS: K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters with item code I10700100. Revo Kick and the item code are printed on a sticker on the underside of the deck. They were sold at sporting goods stores nationwide and online at from March 2010 through September 2013.

WHY: The front assembly of the kickboards/scooters can break and the handle can detach or partially detach, causing loss of control or loss of balance. This poses a fall hazard to the rider.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 400.

FOR MORE: Call K2 Sports at 866-302-9996, send email to, or visit at and click on "Important Safety Information" for more information.


DETAILS: SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur, which is a device that moves a bicycle chain gears on the rear wheel. The name SRAM RED and the serial number of the derailleur are located on the back of the inner pulley wheel cage plate and are visible when looking through the spokes of the bicycle wheel. The recalled derailleurs manufacturing dates are September 2012 through March 2013. Serial numbers of affected products begin with one of the following four-digit codes: 31T2 ,37T2, 43T2, 49T2 , 03T3 ,09T3, 32T2, 38T2, 44T2,50T2, 04T3, 10T3, 33T2, 39T2, 45T2, 51T2, 05T3, 11T3, 34T2, 40T2, 46T2, 52T2, 06T3, 35T2, 41T2, 47T2, 01T3, 07T3, 36T2, 42T2, 78T2, 02T3, 08T3.

WHY: The rear derailleur's rear pivot pin can loosen or dislodge, causing the rear derailleur to jam or interfere with the wheel, posing a fall hazard.

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