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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.

Novel Laboratories Recalls Zolpidem Tartrate Blister Packs Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning
July 27, 2016 The packaging for the prescription drug is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.
Emson Recalls UComfy Heat Wraps Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 27, 2016 The heat wrap can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Inovonics Recalls Pendants, Universal Transmitters and Receivers Due to Alarm Failure (Recall Alert)
July 26, 2016 The transmitters and receivers can fail to send or receive a signal for help in an emergency.
Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
July 26, 2016 The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
Frigidaire and Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled by Electrolux Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 26, 2016 The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Lorex Recalls Video Baby Monitors Due to Burn Hazard
July 21, 2016 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.
Nu Skin Recalls Mist Diffusers Due to Risk of Mold Exposure (Recall Alert)
July 21, 2016 Mold can develop on the product, posing a health risk to individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
Crosman Recalls Crossbow Rope Cocking Devices Due to Injury Hazard
July 21, 2016 Tabs on the hooks attaching the rope cocking device to the crossbow string can break and cause the rope to recoil.
Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
July 21, 2016 The fork axle on Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles can crack.
Things Remembered Recalls Children’s Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard
July 19, 2016 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.
GSI Outdoors Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Standard; Sold Exclusively at L.L.Bean
July 19, 2016 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.
Nestlé Waters North America Recalls AccuPure Water Dispensers Due to Fire and Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 15, 2016 The water dispensers can overheat, causing internal parts to melt and smoke. This poses burn and fire hazards.
IKEA Recalls Safety Gates and Safety Gate Extensions Due to Fall Hazard
July 14, 2016 The locking mechanism on PATRULL-line safety gates and safety gate extensions can open unexpectedly.
Three Types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers Recalled by The Clorox Company Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement
July 14, 2016 The recalled bottles are not child-resistant and children can remove the top.
Home Source Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards
July 14, 2016 The lamps can short circuit due to defective sockets.
Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards
July 14, 2016 The system can burst near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank.
Bernhardt Recalls Dressers and Nightstands Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard
July 12, 2016 The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall.
Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury
July 7, 2016 The front floor boards can be punctured by a foreign object.
URBAN626 Recalls Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard
July 7, 2016 The bolt below the seat can crack, posing a fall hazard.
Pacific Cycle Recalls Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Due to Crash and Fall Hazards
July 7, 2016 The front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.