Friday, March 7, 2008

Recall Roundup Blog:
News Round Up

FDA Warns Companies Importing and Marketing Drugs Over the Internet that Fraudulently Claim to Prevent and Treat STDs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued Warning Letters to six U.S. companies and one foreign individual for marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs over the Internet to U.S. consumers for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Recall: Portable Air Compressors Sold Exclusively at Advance Auto Parts Stores
Name of Product: Strike Force(tm) Portable Air CompressorsUnits: About 64,000Supplier: All-Power America, of City of Industry, Calif.Importer: Advance Stores Co., d.b.a. Advance Auto Parts, of Roanoke, Va.

Recall: Pier 1 Imports Recalls Tealight Candle Holders Due to Fire Hazard
Name of Product: Silver Square Tealight Candle HolderUnits: About 18,000Importer/Distributor: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, TexasHazard: The spacing of the holes in a concentrated pattern allows the holder to heat-up. This can cause the tealights to burn unexpectedly fast and with a higher flame height than normal, posing a fire hazard.

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