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Product Safety

This page displays the latest recalls and product safety news items from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Clicking on a headline will take you to the full article at the CPSC’s website.

Rapala Recalls StrikeMaster Ice Augers Due To Injury Hazard
March 6, 2015 The trigger switch could fail and the unit not turn off, posing an injury hazard.
Dirt Devil Recalls Hand Vac Turbo Tool Accessory Due to Laceration Hazard
March 4, 2015 The interior fan of the Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the housing.
Children’s Pajamas Recalled by KTM North America for Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
March 4, 2015 The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
Melville Direct Recalls Aquarium Motion Lamps Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Bits & Pieces (Recall Alert)
March 4, 2015 The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in, posing a fire hazard.
Dream on Me Recalls 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle Due to Fall and Suffocation Hazards
March 3, 2015 The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate.
Flow Sports Inc. Recalls Snowboard Bindings Due to Fall Hazard
March 3, 2015 A pin can disengage and cause the binding to open.
Cosco Recalls Convertible Hand Trucks Due to Injury Hazard
February 25, 2015 The wheel hub can separate or break and eject pieces during inflation, posing a risk of injury to the consumer and bystanders.
Kenmore Electric Ranges Recalled by Electrolux Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
February 24, 2015 The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop.
Safe Step Walk-In Tubs Recalled by Oliver Fiberglass Products and NuWhirl Systems Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
February 24, 2015 A towel or other item covering the seat of an empty tub can cause the seat to overheat.
Fanimation Recalls Brewmaster Ceiling Fans Due to Risk of Injury
February 24, 2015 The hub holding the Fanimation Brewmaster Ceiling fan blades can separate while operating in reverse. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.
Pressmaster Recalls Cable Stripping Tool Due to Impact Hazard
February 19, 2015 The tools plastic end cap can fly off from the product with force either during use or while in storage, posing an impact hazard.
Tommy Bahama Recalls Hula Girl Cocktail Shaker and Glass Sets Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
February 18, 2015 The glass shaker can break or shatter unexpectedly.
Hayneedle Recalls Fiber Optic Lighted Christmas Trees Made by East-West Basics Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
February 18, 2015 The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.
SCOTT Recalls Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard
February 13, 2015 The bicycle helmet cannot properly protect from falls, posing a head injury. The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards.
Jackco Transnational Recalls ZETA Battery Pack Due to Fire Hazard
February 12, 2015 The battery pack can overheat, split apart and melt the battery pack’s enclosure, posing a fire hazard.
SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
February 12, 2015 The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail and cause rider to crash.
KTM North America Recalls KTM Brand and Husqvarna Brand Enduro Motorcycles Due to a Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
February 12, 2015 The front fork pistons can become stuck within the fork leg and cause the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.
Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge
February 12, 2015 The Kidde Zytel disposable fire extinguishers can fail to fully discharge during a fire emergency, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
System Sensor Recalls Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard
February 11, 2015 The System Sensor i4 Series COSMO-2W and COSMO-4 combination smoke/CO alarms can fail to detect carbon monoxide in the home. This poses a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Marin Mountain Bikes Recalls Children’s Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Handlebars Can Loosen
February 10, 2015 The handlebars on the 2014 Marin MBX 50 and Tiny Trails bicycles can loosen and separate while in use. This can cause the rider to lose control.