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                     Clarion Recalls
 Vehicle Navigation and Entertainment System Batteries
               Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commis-
sion, in cooperation with the firm named below, today 
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pro-
duct. Consumers should stop using recalled products im-
mediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: 
Batteries in Clarion N.I.C.E. P200 Navigation and Entertain-
ment Systems 

Distributor: Clarion Corporation of America, of Cypress, 
Calif.

Manufacturer: Kiryung Electronics of Seoul, South Korea

Hazard: The lithium-ion batteries in these units can melt 
or overheat posing burn and fire hazards to consumers. 

Incidents/Injuries: Clarion has received four reports of 
the unit melting or overheating. No injuries have been 
reported.

Description: The N.I.C.E. P200 is a black portable naviga-
tion and entertainment device that can be attached to a 
vehicle’s windshield. The device has a 4-inch touch screen 
LCD monitor and contains one lithium battery. “Clarion” 
and “N.I.C.E. P200” are printed on the device. “Clarion 
NAVBATTERY,” “Rechargeable Li-Polymer Battery,” and “Made 
in Korea” are printed on the battery. Only N.I.C.E. P200 
units with serial numbers ending in “UE” or “UF” are 
affected by this recall. The serial number is located on 
a white label on the back of the device.

Sold at: Car audio and mobile electronics stores from May 
2006 through December 2006 for about $900. 

Manufactured in: South Korea

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled batteries 
immediately and contact Clarion Corp. to receive a free 
replacement battery and a postage-paid envelope to return 
the recalled battery. 

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Clarion 
Corp. at (800) 347-8667 Monday through Friday between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's Web site at 
www.clarion.com 

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   Macy’s Recalls Infant Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commis-
sion, in cooperation with the firm named below, today 
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pro-
duct. Consumers should stop using recalled products im-
mediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: 
Baby greendog® girl’s knit coveralls

Distributor: Macy’s Merchandising Group Inc., of New York, 
N.Y.

Hazard: The snaps on the legs of the coveralls can detach, 
posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled knit coveralls are off-white 
with long sleeves. There are pastel stripes on the sleeves 
and legs, and a floral motif on the right-hand side of the 
chest. It was sold with a matching striped cap. The cover-
alls were sold in sizes 0-12 months. Style number 
1053EGR410 is printed on the hang tag. 

Sold exclusively at: Macy’s stores nationwide from August 
2006 through October 2006 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China 

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these coveralls 
immediately and return them to any Macy’s store for a 
full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Macy’s 
Merchandising Group toll-free at (877) 874-2812 between 
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the 
firm’s Web site at www.fds.com/cpsc 

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     Wal-Mart Recalls Stuffed Christmas Beagles
                Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Com-
mission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today 
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer 
product. Consumers should stop using recalled products 
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: 
Holiday Time™ Stuffed Christmas Beagles

Units: About 56,000

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: The red pompoms on the wreath attached to the 
beagle’s mouth could detach, posing a choking hazard to 
young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The stuffed animal is a brown and white 
beagle with a red scarf and Santa hat trimmed in red 
and white stripes. A green wreath with red pompoms is 
attached near the beagle’s mouth. The stuffed beagle 
measures 7-inches tall and 5-inches long. “Marketed by 
WAL-MART STORES, INC” and UPC number “8 85271 90780 3” 
are printed on the dog’s sewn-in labels. “Holiday 
Time™” is printed on the animal’s hang tag. 

Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from 
September 2006 through December 2006 for about $3.

Manufactured in: China 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the stuffed 
animal away from young children and return it to the 
nearest Wal-Mart store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Wal-Mart 
at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday 
through Friday, or visit www.walmartstores.com 

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