Recalls this week include snowmobiles, ottomans, printers



DETAILS: Arctic Cat snowmobiles, made by Arctic Cat Inc. of Thief River Falls, Minn., and sold at Arctic Cat dealerships from May through December 2011. The recall involves the 2012 model year of the F, XF and M model snowmobiles. These models were previously recalled in December.

WHY: The lower steering tie-rod attachment can loosen and cause loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard.

INCIDENTS: Arctic Cat has received four reports of incidents, including one complete loss of steering control. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 19,000.

FOR MORE: Call 800-279-6851 or visit .



DETAILS: Fold-out sleeper ottomans, which unfold to three cushions on a black steel frame, manufactured by Perfect World of Xiamen Fujian, China, and imported by LTD Commodities LLC of Bannockburn, Ill. They were sold by LTD Commodities, ABC Distributing and The Lakeside Collection both online and through catalogs between June and October 2011.

WHY: The welding joints on the legs can break, posing a fall hazard.

INCIDENTS: Four reports received of ottoman legs that have broken, including two reports of minor injuries.

HOW MANY: About 2,650.

FOR MORE: Call 866-736-3654 or 866-847-4327 or visit .



DETAILS: Konica Minolta printers, manufactured in China for Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc. of Ramsey, NJ, and sold at Konica Minolta dealers and various resellers from June 2010 through March 2011.

WHY: The printers can short-circuit and overheat during use, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm is aware of two reports of the printers overheating. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,430.

FOR MORE: Call 800-825-5664 or visit .



DETAILS: Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T Gas Furnaces for Manufactured Homes, made in the United States for York International Corp. of York, Pa., between 1995 and 2000 and sold as original equipment in manufactured homes and as replacement furnaces in manufactured homes.

WHY: The furnace can overheat and cause the heat-exchanger to crack and create openings that allow flames to be exposed, exposing drywall and other nearby combustibles and creating a fire and smoke risk.

INCIDENTS: Reports of 393 incidents, including some involving extensive property damage. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 223,600 in the United States and 2,400 in Canada (previously recalled in 2004).

FOR MORE: Call 888-665-4640 or visit .



DETAILS: Carter’s Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep ‘n Play Garments, made in Bangladesh, imported by Weeplay Kids LLC of New York City and sold at many retailers nationwide from November 2010 through August 2011.

WHY: The snaps can detach from the fabric, posing a choking hazard.

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