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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.

Base Brands Recalls Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard (Recall Alert)
April 19, 2018 The pink paint on the outside of the bear water bottle contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
Wild & Wolf Recalls Petit Collage Children’s Toy Xylophones Due to Choking Hazard
April 19, 2018 The ball on the end of the toy xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Polaris Recalls Phoenix 200 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard
April 19, 2018 The throttle limiter can fail due to damage during shipping, posing a crash hazard.
Polaris Recalls Ranger XP Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
April 19, 2018 The center seat belt bracket can separate from the frame, posing an injury hazard to the riders.
Primark Recalls Decorative Cushions Due to Fire Hazard
April 18, 2018 The cushions can catch fire if exposed to an ignition source, posing a fire hazard.
Schneider Electric Recalls Square D Safety Switches Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
April 17, 2018 The power can stay on when the safety switch handle is in the “OFF” position, posing an electrical shock or electrocution hazard to consumers.
Jo-Ann Stores Recalls Light Sets Due to Laceration Hazard
April 17, 2018 The light set’s glass jars can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.
Group Rossignol Recalls LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings Due to   Fall Hazard
April 16, 2018 The heel piece on the ski binding can come loose, posing a fall hazard to the skier.
L.L.Bean Recalls Knife with Sheath Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
April 12, 2018  The knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard.
BRP Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
April 10, 2018 The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.
Mizco International Recalls Power Bank Charging Stations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold at The Container Store
April 5, 2018 When the unit is being charged, it can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Spirit Halloween Recalls Nickelodeon PAW PATROL Marshall Hat with Flashlight Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
April 5, 2018 The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, causing the flashlight to become hot, posing burn and fire hazards.
Vornado Air Recalls Electric Space Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
April 4, 2018 The electric space heater can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn hazards.
Scotch Thermal Laminators Recalled by 3M Due to Burn Hazard
April 3, 2018 The plastic enclosure can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Polaris Recalls RZR XP 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) Due to Fire Hazard
April 2, 2018 If the exhaust silencer fatigues and cracks, the heat shield may not manage heat, which may lead to melting of nearby components or fire.
Octane Fitness Recalls Cross Trainers Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
March 29, 2018 The incline lead screw can shear off, causing the foot pedals to drop unexpectedly, resulting in a fall hazard to the user.
Residential Elevators Recalls to Inspect Elevators Due to Impact Hazard (Recall Alert)
March 29, 2018 The elevator cab can rise unexpectedly to the top of the elevator shaft and abruptly stop, posing an impact hazard to consumers in the elevator cab.
Primo Recalls Beverage Dispensers Due to Burn Hazard
March 29, 2018 Hot water can drip from the machine when it is used in high altitude areas over 6,000 feet in elevation, posing a burn hazard to users.
H-E-B Recalls Halogen Lightbulbs Due to Laceration and Fire Hazards
March 29, 2018 The halogen light bulbs can shatter while in use in a lamp or light fixture, posing laceration and fire hazards to consumers.
Shop LC Recalls Electric Blankets Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)
March 28, 2018 The blankets’ heating coils can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.