The following recalls have been announced:
-- About 1,000 rolls of THHN electrical wire, manufactured in the United States by Cerro Wire Inc. of Crothersville, Ind., because the packaging says it is 12-gauge, when it is actually 14-gauge wire. If the wrong gauge is used in a project, it could pose a risk of fires. No incidents have been reported. The wire was sold at Home Depot and Menards stores in the following states: Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming from December 2009 through April 2010. Details: by phone at 866-572-3776 extension 269; online at http://www.cpsc.gov.
-- About 15,000 hickory-handle sledge hammers, manufactured in India and imported by White Cap Construction Supply Inc. of Costa Mesa, Calif., because the hammer heads can loosen and detach. No incidents have been reported. The hammers were sold by White Cap Construction Supply distributors nationwide from April 2009 through May 2010. Details: by phone at 877-281-4831; online at http://www.cpsc.gov.