Recalls: play yards, dishwashers, rattles

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The following recalls have been announced:

_ About 200,000 Rainforest portable play yards, made in China by Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc., of Reading, Pa., because one or more rails can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children. There have been at least 1,350 reports of one or more rails collapsing. Numerous reports indicate some children received bumps and bruises when the side rail collapsed. There were five reports of injuries to children, including a broken nose, a broken wrist, a mild concussion, a cut to the hand which required stitches and a chipped tooth. The recalled products have Rainforest theme artwork and bear the Fisher-Price logo. They were sold with a bassinet, changing table and mobile features. The Simplicity model numbers are 5310 RNF, 5310RNFC and 5310RNFW. They were sold by retailers and specialty children's stores nationwide from January 2007 through this month. Details: by phone at 800-432-5437; by Web at or

_ About 476,500 Bosch and Siemens model dishwashers, made in the U.S. by BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Huntington Beach, Calif., because an electrical component in certain dishwashers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The company has received 51 reports of incidents, including 30 reports of fires resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported. The recalled products were sold at appliance and specialty retailers nationwide from May 1999 through December 2006. Details: by phone at 800-856-9226; by Web at

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