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Recalls

April 23, 2006

The following recalls have been announced:

About 102,000 Rechargeable Battery Packs, manufactured by McNair Technology Co. Ltd. and Unitech Battery Ltd. and distributed by Memcorp Inc., because they can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. The battery packs are sold with Disney-Brand DVD Players.

There were 17 reports of batteries overheating, including three reports of minor skin irritations and three reports of minor property damage.

The battery packs were sold with DVD players that came in the following styles and model numbers: Princess, DP3500-PRN; Fairy Flowers, DP3500-FLR; Mickey Classic, DP3500-MC; Mickey Mouse, DP3500-MKY; and Power Rangers, DP3500-POW.

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They were sold at discount and electronics stores nationwide, at Disney theme parks and through the Disney catalog from April 2005 through March.

Consumers should stop using the battery pack supplied with the DVD players.

For information, call 800-326-0315 or visit www.disneyelectronics.com or www.cpsc.gov.




About 15,500 Toe-Kick saws, manufactured by Crain Cutter Co. Inc., because the saw's plastic handle can break, causing the user to lose control of the saw, which could kick back and present a laceration hazard if the blade is in motion.

There were reports of 25 incidents of the saw's handle breaking and one report of a laceration in which a user's leg and torso were cut.

Model 795, which has a blue handle and motor housing, is included in the recall. "Model 795" and "Crain Toe-Kick Saw" are printed on a label on the blue motor housing. They were sold at specialty wholesale floor covering accessory distributors nationwide from October 2002 through February.

Consumers should stop using the saws.

For information, call 800-538-7810 or visit www.craintools.com or www.cpsc.gov.

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