Bicycle pedals could break
About 80,000 KeO bicycle pedals, made in France and distributed by Look Cycle USA, are being recalled because the steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a hazard to cyclists, the company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The company has received 14 reports of broken-pedal incidents, including seven injuries. The recalled pedals are black and include the models KeO Classic, KeO Sprint, KeO HM and KeO Carbon. They were sold separately from bicycles at specialty stores nationwide from January 2004 through July 2007. For more information, call (866) 430-5665 or go to www.lookcycle-usa.com or www.cpsc.gov.
* About 58,000 Chicago Electric halogen work lights, made in China and distributed by Harbor Freight Tools, are being recalled because the lights can overheat and melt, and pose a risk of fire and electrical shock. The recall includes 500-watt halogen work lights with the model No. 30858. The product was sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, through Harbor Freight Tools catalogs and online from February 2006 through March of this year. For details, call (800) 444-3353 or go to www.harborfreight.com or www.cpsc.gov.
* About 1,300 cribs, made in Canada by Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards, are being recalled because they might allow children inside to climb over the railing and fall. The cribs include the models Enchantment, Hush a Bye, Once Upon a Time and Rock a Bye, with the model Nos. 210, 215, 320 and 1900-350. The product was sold at stores from March 2006 through March of this year. For more information, call (888) 661-8201 or go to www.mhcfurniture.com or www.cpsc.gov.