Recalls and product safety news from CPSC

  1. Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard; Includes T8 Lamps Provided as Replacements in Previous Recall

    The lamps can overheat and melt.
  2. Mars Retail Group Recalls M&M’S-Branded Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard

    The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
  3. Whirlpool Recalls Microwaves Due to Fire Hazard

    Internal arcing during use can ignite an internal plastic component, posing a fire hazard.
  4. All Power Portable Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire and Burn Hazards

    The fuel tank can leak.
  5. Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

    The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller.
  6. Arctic Cat Recalls Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The throttle cable can stick and prevent the throttle mechanism from returning to an idle position upon release of the throttle and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard and risk of injury.
  7. Alex Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

    Small parts from Alex building play sets can detach and cause a choking hazard to children.
  8. Crownplace Brands Recalls Kerosene Lamp Burners Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

    The burner’s threads can disengage, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base.
  9. McDonald’s Recalls “Step-iT” Activity Wristbands Due to Risk of Skin Irritation or Burns

    The recalled wristbands can cause skin irritation or burns to children.
  10. Xenith Recalls Football Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard

    The shells of the football helmets can crack.
  11. Sauder Woodworking Recalls Chest of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart.com (Recall Alert)

    The recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall.
  12. SpeeCo Recalls Fence Wire Stretchers Due to Laceration Hazard

    A recoiling wire can be released from the stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders.
  13. Dennis East International Recalls Whiskey Glass and Stone Sets Due to Laceration Hazard

    The whiskey glass can spontaneously break during use.
  14. Shocker Paintball Recalls Paintball Markers Due to Risk of Injury

    The chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker.
  15. Kohler Power Systems Recalls Portable Generators Due to Shock Hazard

    The generators have a wiring error, which can result in an electrical shock risk if an electrical device is plugged into the generator.
  16. Flos Recalls Pendant Light Fixtures Due to Risk of Injury

    The dome on the light fixture can detach and fall unexpectedly.
  17. Brown Jordan Services Recalls Swivel Patio Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

    The base of the chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard.
  18. John Deere Recalls Lawn and Garden Tractors Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The reverse implement option (RIO) system can fail, posing a laceration hazard to bystanders. RIO is a safety system that shuts off power to the mower blades when the machine is placed into reverse.
  19. Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps Due To Risk of Magnet Ingestion by Children; Sold Exclusively at Frontgate (Recall Alert)

    When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.
  20. National Time Fire Alarm Pull Stations Recalled by Signal Communications Due to Failure to Alert Consumers; Sold Exclusively by National Time & Signal (Recall Alert)

    The pull handle on the fire alarm pull station can break when manually pulled and fail to activate the alarm system.
  21. Porta Recalls Residential Elevators Due to Serious Fall Hazard

    The plastic locks can allow the landing door to open before the elevator car arrives.
  22. Laceration Injuries to Children Prompt Starbucks to Recall Stainless Steel Beverage Straws to Provide New Warnings

    The stainless steel straws are rigid and can poke children in the mouth.
  23. BYA Sports Recalls Hammocks Due to Fall Hazard

    A weld on the ring of the hammocks can fail, allowing the hammock to pull free and fall while in use.
  24. John Deere Recalls High-Performance Gator Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The fuel hose could leak or separate when the fuel system is pressurized, posing a fire hazard.
  25. Oven Mitts Recalled by Loot Crate Due to Burn Hazard

    The Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts lack thermal protection.
  26. STUBAI Recalls Ice Axes Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards

    The knife in the axe handle can detach, posing a laceration or impact hazard to the user or bystanders.
  27. Lekker Recalls Patriot Power Generators Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively Online at 4Patriots.com

    The battery sold with the generator can catch fire.
  28. Novel Laboratories Recalls Zolpidem Tartrate Blister Packs Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

    The packaging for the prescription drug is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.
  29. Emson Recalls UComfy Heat Wraps Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The heat wrap can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
  30. Inovonics Recalls Pendants, Universal Transmitters and Receivers Due to Alarm Failure (Recall Alert)

    The transmitters and receivers can fail to send or receive a signal for help in an emergency.
  31. Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)

    The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
  32. Frigidaire and Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled by Electrolux Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
  33. Lorex Recalls Video Baby Monitors Due to Burn Hazard

    The video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off. This can expose hot batteries.
  34. Nu Skin Recalls Mist Diffusers Due to Risk of Mold Exposure (Recall Alert)

    Mold can develop on the product, posing a health risk to individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
  35. Crosman Recalls Crossbow Rope Cocking Devices Due to Injury Hazard

    Tabs on the hooks attaching the rope cocking device to the crossbow string can break and cause the rope to recoil.
  36. Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

    The fork axle on Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles can crack.
  37. Things Remembered Recalls Children’s Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard

    The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limits. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
  38. GSI Outdoors Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Standard; Sold Exclusively at L.L.Bean

    The lead solder exterior base of the bottles contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children can can cause adverse health issues.
  39. Nestlé Waters North America Recalls AccuPure Water Dispensers Due to Fire and Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The water dispensers can overheat, causing internal parts to melt and smoke. This poses burn and fire hazards.
  40. IKEA Recalls Safety Gates and Safety Gate Extensions Due to Fall Hazard

    The locking mechanism on PATRULL-line safety gates and safety gate extensions can open unexpectedly.
  41. Three Types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers Recalled by The Clorox Company Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

    The recalled bottles are not child-resistant and children can remove the top.
  42. Home Source Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

    The lamps can short circuit due to defective sockets.
  43. Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

    The system can burst near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank.
  44. Bernhardt Recalls Dressers and Nightstands Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard

    The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall.
  45. Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury

    The front floor boards can be punctured by a foreign object.
  46. URBAN626 Recalls Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

    The bolt below the seat can crack, posing a fall hazard.
  47. Pacific Cycle Recalls Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Due to Crash and Fall Hazards

    The front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
  48. Little Lotus Baby Swaddles and Sleeping Bags Recalled by Embrace Technologies Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The shoulder snaps on the baby swaddles and sleeping bags can break or detach.
  49. Hype Wireless Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

    The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat.
  50. Keenford Limited Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/ Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

    The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat.
 
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