Recalls this week: Toy wagons, strollers

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NEW YORK (AP) ? Families with young children will want to check this week’s list of recalled items. Toy wagons, strollers and child safety latches are among the items recalled. In the case of the toy wagons, the manufacturer says the recall was prompted because the plastic handles pose a laceration hazard. There have been five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches.

Here are the items recalled this week:

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TOY BLOCKS AND WAGON

DETAILS: The Little People Builders’ Load ‘n Go Wagons were imported by Fisher-Price of East Aurora, N.Y. and sold at retail stores nationwide from June 2009 through July 2011. The product includes a red wagon with a yellow handle, multi-colored plastic blocks and a dog figure. The toys were manufactured in Mexico.

WHY: The wagon’s plastic handle poses a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.

INCIDENTS: Seven reports of injuries, including five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches.

HOW MANY: About 208,000 in the U.S. and 2,800 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call 800-432-5437; visit www.service.mattel.com .

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STROLLERS

DETAILS: The Explorer and Hammerhead Strollers were imported by phil&teds USA Inc. of Fort Collins, Colo. and sold online at Philandteds.com, Pishposhbaby.com, and Albeebaby.com, and at Babies R Us and specialty juvenile retailers in the United States and Canada from August 2010 through June 2011. The strollers were manufactured in China.

WHY: The brake mechanism on the strollers can fail, posing an injury hazard.

INCIDENTS: Eight incidents have been reported; no reports of injuries.

HOW MANY: Explorer: 7,400 in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada; Hammerhead: 160 in the U.S. and 65 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact phil&teds USA at www.philandteds.com/support

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THERMOSTATS

DETAILS: The Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats were imported by Honeywell International Inc. of Morris Township, N.J. and sold at home improvement stores, HVAC and electrical stores and contractors from January 2000 to December 2007. The thermostats were manufactured in Singapore.

WHY: The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke, posing a burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: Honeywell has received 16 reports of thermostats melting. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 77,000.

FOR MORE: Call 888-235-7363; visit www.yourhome.honeywell.com/T4700 .

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BATHTUB NON-SLIP PADS

DETAILS: The whale-shaped, white, vinyl, bathtub non-slip pads were imported by Prime-Line Products Co. Inc. of Redlands, Calif. and sold at Ace Hardware and Menards nationwide between May 24, 2010, and June 13, 2011. The bathtub non-slip pads were manufactured in China.

WHY: Some pads do not stick to the bathtub surface, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: Prime-Line has received one report of the pad failure. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,000.

FOR MORE: Visit www.prime-line-products.com .

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CHILD SAFETY LATCHES AND OUTLET COVERS

DETAILS: The Child Safe drawer and cabinet safety latches and outlet covers imported by Prime-Line Products Co. Inc. of Redlands, Calif. The drawer and cabinet latches were sold at retail stores nationwide between October 2010 and June 2011. The outlet covers were sold at retail stores nationwide between October 2009 and June 2011. Both items were manufactured in China.

WHY: The screws on the safety latches and outlet covers can loosen and break, giving young children access to electrical outlets and other potentially hazardous items.

INCIDENTS: Prime-Line has received four reports of screws breaking. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 37,000.

FOR MORE: Visit www.prime-line-products.com .

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GLASS SHOWER DOORS

DETAILS: The Kohler Purist, Pinstripe and Finial glass pivot shower doors were manufactured by Kohler Co. of Kohler, Wis. and sold at plumbing distributors nationwide from May 2009 through November 2010. The doors were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The hinge panel of the door can shatter, posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 100.

FOR MORE: Call 866-782-6329; visit www.kohler.com .