Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or the telephone numbers listed.
About 261,000 LED Night Lights imported by American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. (AmerTac), of Saddle River, N.J. An electrical short circuit in the light can cause it to overheat, smolder and melt -- a fire or burn risk.
AmerTac has received 18 reports of the night lights smoking, burning, melting and/or charring, including three reports of minor property damage and one of a minor burn injury.
The lights were sold at hardware stores, lighting showrooms and home centers nationwide from March 2009 through January of this year. Details: by phone at 800-420-7511.
General Motors is recalling more than 50,000 Cadillac CTS vehicles worldwide to fix a loose joint that could cause a rear wheel to become unstable, making it hard for drivers to steer. GM says the recall affects more than 44,000 CTS vehicles in the United States from the 2009 and 2010 model years.
The remaining vehicles were sold around the globe. GM says there have been no injuries or fatalities related to the recall. The company said nuts in the rear suspension could become loose, causing a sudden change in the vehicle's handling or making the driver lose control. Details: by phone at 866-982-2339.