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The following recalls have been announced:

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BICYLCE BRAKES

DETAILS: Bicycle brakes distributed by eecycleworks LLC of La Cañada Flintridge, Calif.; sold at specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and eecycleworks.com from September 2008 through March 2011. The "eebrake" model aftermarket brakes are used on adult road racing bicycles. They have both a white "ee" logo on the front of the brakes and a five-digit serial number engraved on either the front or the back of the strut portion of the brake. The brakes were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The bridge of the brakes can crack, posing a fall hazard to riders.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received two reports of brakes cracking, one of which resulted in scrapes and bruises.

HOW MANY: About 400.

FOR MORE: Contact eecycleworks at 855-838-6924 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.eecycleworks.com .

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AUTOMOBILE PAINT

DETAILS: Dupli-Color Perfect Match Automotive Paint imported by Sherwin-Williams Company of Cleveland, Ohio; sold at Advance Auto, Autozone, Discount Auto Parts, General Automotive Supply, NAPA, Pep Boys and other retail stores between July 2011 and June 2012. The automotive paint is a green metallic color. The liquid paint was sold in an 8-ounce spray paint can. The paint was manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The aerosol paint canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the paint can is stored near a source of ignition.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,700.

FOR MORE: Contact Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sherwin-williams.com .

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GLAZE AND ACRYLIC PAINT

DETAILS: Krylon Triple Thick Crystal Clear Glaze and Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear Acrylic Paint imported by Sherwin-Williams Company of Cleveland, Ohio; sold at Ace Hardware, Ben Franklin, Do It Best Corp., Kmart, Lowes, Pat Catan's, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012. The Krylon Triple Thick Glaze was sold in 12-ounce cans and the Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear satin acrylic finish was sold in 11-ounce cans. The Krylon logo is printed on the front of the white spray can with a translucent top. They were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition.

INCIDENTS: Sherwin-Williams has received 31 reports of leaking canisters, including reports of property damage from leaking paint. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 98,400.

FOR MORE: Contact Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sherwin-williams.com .

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ACRYLIC MATTE COATING

DETAILS: Tree House Studio Clear Acrylic Matte Coating imported by Sherwin-Williams Company of Cleveland, Ohio; sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012. The Tree House Studio Clear Acrylic Matte Coating was sold in white, 11-ounce aerosol cans with the Tree House Studio logo and the name "CLEAR ACRYLIC MATTE COATING" printed on the front. They were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 17,850.

FOR MORE: Contact Sherwin-Williams at 888-304-3769 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sherwin-williams.com .


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