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Recall watch: Fire alarm might not signal alert

November 13, 2018

Lifetone Technology is recalling about 10,000 bedside fire alarm and clocks because the product can fail to operate and fully alert consumers to a fire.

The company said it has received 77 reports of alarms with a blank screen. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Lifetone HLAC151 Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock with serial numbers ranging from AC160600001 through AC160604102 and AC170100001 through AC170106030 only. The serial number is printed on the left side of the silver sticker on the bottom of the unit. The products were sold at http://www.lifetonesafety.com for about $215 and installed by fire departments and the American Red Cross nationwide from November 2016 through September 2018.

The bedside alarm and clock is an assistive alerting device intended for in-home use by individuals with hearing loss. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product if the digital display is not working and contact Lifetone Technology to receive a prepaid label for the return of the alarms and instructions on receiving a free replacement alarm.

Call 800-648-7923, visit www.lifetonesafety.com and click on the Product Safety tab.

H.I.S. shouldn’t be yours

H.I.S. is recalling about 4,400 girls’ clothing sets with pendant necklaces because the metal pendant on the necklace contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause health problems.

No injuries have been reported. This recall involves Self-Esteem brand girls’ clothing sets with a gold leaf pendant necklace. The recalled clothing sets consists of three items: a short-sleeve teal top with cut-out shoulders, a navy blue legging pant with a teal floral print and a pendant necklace with an orange and teal center. The recalled clothing sets were sold in girl’s sizes 4x-12x.

Consumers should immediately stop using the necklace from the recalled clothing sets, take it away from children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Call 800-451-0285, ext. 2879, email address-info@his-nyc.com or visit www.his-nyc.com and click on Product Safety Recall.

—Amanda Cuda

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