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GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky., is recalling about 62,000 GE Profile front-load washers because the washer's basket can separate during use and break the washer's top panel, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

This recall involves GE Profile front-load washing machines with model numbers beginning with WPDH8800, WPDH8900 and WPDH8910. The washers were sold in gold, red and white. The model number is located on the washer's right side near the bottom and behind the door near the door frame, visible when the door is opened.

They were sold at Best Buy, Lowe's, Sears, The Home Depot and other department and retail stores nationwide, from July 2008 to August 2011 for between $1,199 and $1,599.

Consumers should stop using the recalled washers and contact GE for a free repair.

Contact GE Appliances toll-free at (888) 641-9739 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall.

Suspension Trainer Devices

Fitness Anywhere LLC of San Francisco is recalling about 40,000 TRX Suspension Trainer Devices because the strap length-adjustment buckles can break, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves "Professional" (P1) and "Tactical" (T1) TRX Suspension Trainer devices manufactured between January 2006 and July 2007.

They were sold at health and fitness stores nationwide and online at www.FitnessAnywhere.com from January 2006 through December 2009 for about $150 to $200.

Return authorization is required prior to returning the units.

For more information, contact Fitness Anywhere toll-free at (888) 221-7417 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or visit www.trxtraining.com

Wood Cleaner

Cabot Stains, a division of Valspar Corp., of Newburyport, Mass., is recalling about 17,500 units of its wood cleaner and 10,900 units of its wood brightener because the spray pump used for both products can lose its seal, causing the product to leak. Chemicals in these products can cause burning or other serious injuries.

The back panel label contains instructions for use and product information and UPC codes 080351810503 on the Wood Cleaner bottles and 080351810497 on the Wood Brightener bottles.

Contact Cabot toll-free at (877) 755-3336 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week, or log on to www.cabotstain.com/recall

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