Recalls and product safety news from CPSC

  1. Sunbeam Recalls Holmes Oil Filled Heaters Due to Scald Hazard

    The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil.
  2. Vosges Haut-Chocolat Recalls Festival of Lights Gift Box Sets Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The plastic menorah can catch fire if candles are allowed to burn to the base of the menorah.
  3. Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard

    CEROS 550 5-inch, CEROS 650 6-inch and CEROS 680 6-inch electric sanders can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
  4. Hunters’ Tree Stands Recalled by Primal Vantage Due to Fall Hazard

    The aluminum platform can break, causing the user to fall and suffer serious injuries.
  5. Johnson Health Tech Recalls Matrix Fitness Strength Training Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injury, Laceration and Fall Hazards

    The handle attachment on five models of Matrix Fitness Varsity series strength training machines can detach during use.
  6. La-Z-Boy Recalls Control Wands Sold With Silver Luxury Lift Chairs Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The wand that controls the chair's movements can overheat.
  7. CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard

    Cleaners may be mislabeled "Does not contain ammonia" but may, creating a chemical hazard. If mixed with other chemicals, could produce toxic gases.
  8. NPD Furniture Recalls Dining Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

    The chair leg can break unexpectedly, causing the person sitting in the chair to fall.
  9. IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment

    The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
  10. Pro Performance Recalls SKLZ Resistance Trainers Due to Risk of Severe Injury

    A weld on a ring on the resistance trainer's belt can break during use and cause the resistance trainer's flexible cord to quickly and unexpectedly retract and hit an exercise partner who is holding the other end.
  11. Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Star Ride Kids Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

    The girls' pajama sets pose a risk of burn injuries to children.
  12. CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

    The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.
  13. Olympic Mountain Products Recalls Tealight Wax Warmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Recall Alert)

    The tealights in the warmers can burn with an erratic or high flame.
  14. Keurig Recalls MINI Plus Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard

    Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.
  15. James Trading Group Recalls Croker Kids Fleece Panel Hoodie Due to Strangulation Hazard (Recall Alert)

    Hoddies have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children.
  16. Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation

    The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.
  17. BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Kids’ Hoodies Due to Strangulation Hazard

    The hoodies have a drawstring around the neck area which is a strangulation hazard for children.
  18. Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies with Ponies Due to Strangulation Hazard

    A drawstring through the hood of the hoodies can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
  19. Yamaha Recalls YZ250 Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Risk of Injury, Death (Recall Alert)

    The engine of 2015 model numbers YZ250FFL and YZ250FFW competition off-road motorcyles can lock up during operation, causing a rider to lose control and crash.
  20. Giggles International Recalls Animated Monkey Toy Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores

    The toy's battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit.
  21. Schneider Electric Recalls PowerPact J-Frame Circuit Breakers Due to Fire, Burn, Electrical Shock Hazards

    The circuit breakers will not trip during an overload condition.
  22. Wegmans Food Markets Recalls Moody Face Stress Balls Due to Choking Hazard

    The rubber stress balls can break into pieces when squeezed.
  23. WindowTex Recalls Custom Roller Shades Due to Risk of Injury

    A steel pin in the shade's idler can become dislodged and cause the shade to fall, posing a risk of injury from impact.
  24. Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

    Helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard.
  25. GCI Outdoor Recalls to Repair Stadium Seats Due to Risk of Injury

    The backrest on BleacherBack stadium seats can fail.
  26. Ethan Allen Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Electrical Shock

    A defect in the line cord insulation can cause an electrical shock.
  27. Lenovo Recalls Computer Power Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

    The AC power cord sold with IdeaPad and Lenovo brand can overheat.
  28. Nordstrom Recalls Open Vest Sweaters Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)

    The Leith brand sweater vests fail to meet federal flammability requirements. This poses a burn hazard to consumers.
  29. Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard

    The play yard’s rails can collapse presenting a strangulation hazard to young children.
  30. Horizon Hobby Recalls HobbyZone Super Cub S Radio-Controlled Aircraft Due to Fire Hazard

    Power supply units and chargers for the HobbyZone Super Cub S radio-controlled aircraft can overcharge the battery, posing a risk of fire and property damage.
  31. Salsa Cycles Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Risk of Fall Hazard

    The bicycle fork can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
  32. Eaton Recalls Electrical Meter Breakers Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker’s electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard.
  33. Felt Bicycles Recalls Cyclocross Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury

    The frame of the bicycle could break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer injuries.
  34. Daikin Recalls Air Purifiers Due to Fire Hazard

    The air purifier’s circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.
  35. Pro Armor Recalls Doors for Polaris RZR 800 and 900 Utility Vehicles Due to Impact, Laceration Hazards

    The latch pin can disengage from the latch and allow the door to open while the vehicle is moving.
  36. Goal Zero Recalls Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

    The battery packs can overcharge, overheat, bulge and melt. One fire reported.
  37. Tyco Fire Protection Recalls Simplex Fire Alarm Control Panels Due to Failure to Activate (Recall Alert)

    A defective chip in certain alarm panels produced between 3/15/2014 – 6/20/2014 and used exclusively in commercial settings can cause premature battery failure and prevent activation of devices during alarm conditions.
  38. Bob-Cat Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

    The steering control arm component can break during normal use, causing driver to lose control and crash.
  39. Leatherman Recalls Children’s Multi-Tool Due to Laceration Hazard

    The lock mechanism on the optional knife blade can inadvertently release the blade.
  40. Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

    11 models of strollers being recalled due to a child’s finger getting pinched in the folding hinge on the stroller.
  41. Hoppe’s Recalls Semi-Auto Bore Cleaner Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

    Bottles have a child-resistant cap that can become loose. Chemicals in this product can cause skin irritation, internal injury or death if ingested.
  42. Mohawk Recalls Rugs Due To Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at The Home Depot

    The rugs fail to meet federal standards or lack the required labeling.
  43. AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

    AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard
  44. Olympus Recalls Digital Audio Recorders Due to Burn Hazard

    The DS-5500 recorders can overheat when they are charging.
  45. Black Diamond Equipment Recalls Whippet Ski Poles Due to Risk of Injury

    The stainless steel pick in the ski's handgrip can break and fail to slow or stop users from sliding downhill on a snow or ice covered slope.
  46. CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

    The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax.
  47. Tankless Water Heaters Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Manufactured by Daesung Celtic Enersys; Distributed Exclusively by Challenger Supply Holdings

    Coaire and Quietside brand gas water heaters can overheat.
  48. Venmar Ventilation Expands Recall of Air Exchangers Due to Fire Hazard

    The motor in the air exchangers with and without heat recovery can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
  49. Ventamatic Recalls Cool Draft Misting Fans Due to Risk of Fire and Electric Shock

    The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing fire and electric shock hazards.
  50. Aqua Lung Expands Recall of Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard

    The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency.
 
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