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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.

NVIDIA Recalls Tablet Computers Due to Fire Hazard
July 31, 2015 The lithium-ion battery in the tablets can overheat.
Stork Craft Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard
July 30, 2015 The crib mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses.
Nipponflex Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard
July 30, 2015 The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses.
ACCO Brands Recalls Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards Due to Laceration Hazard
July 30, 2015 Sharp metal edges on the back of the boards can become exposed while removing mounted boards posing a laceration hazard.
Whirlpool Recalls Jenn-Air Wall Ovens Due to Risk of Burns
July 29, 2015 The extendable roller rack can unexpectedly disengage when fully extended, posing a risk of burns to consumers.
Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 28, 2015 Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body, posing a fire hazard.
Diamond Sports Recalls Umpire and Catcher Face Masks Due to Impact Injury Hazard
July 28, 2015 Stitching on the face mask’s harness can fail, causing the mask to loosen or come off.
Kyber Outerwear Recalls Children’s Sweaters Due to Strangulation Hazard
July 28, 2015 The sweaters have a drawstring around the neck that poses a strangulation hazard to children if the drawstring gets entangled or caught on playground slides, school bus doors or other moving objects.
UPPAbaby Recalls Strollers and RumbleSeats Due to Choking Hazard
July 23, 2015 The strollers’ and RubmleSeats’ bumper bar poses a choking hazard when a child bites the bumper bar and removes a piece of the foam.
Polaris Recalls Youth RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 23, 2015 The vehicle’s fuel pump retaining ring can leak, posing a fire hazard.
Briggs & Stratton Recalls Simplicity Riding Mowers and Garden Tractors Due to Risk of Injury
July 23, 2015 The mowers and garden tractors can expel projectiles which can injure consumers.
Husqvarna Recalls Lawn and Garden Tillers Due to Risk of Bodily Injury, Laceration
July 23, 2015 The tiller’s transmission shift rod and clip can come into contact with the control cable during shifting and cause the tiller to unintentionally move forward or backward, posing a risk of bodily injury and/or laceration.
Teavana Recalls Glass Pitchers Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards
July 22, 2015 The glass pitchers can break or leak, posing laceration and/or burn hazards to consumers if filled with hot tea.
Cost Plus World Market Recalls Ronan Bistro Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
July 22, 2015 The rear metal legs can bend unexpectedly and cause the chair to become unbalanced.
GreenWorks Blower/Vacs Recalled by Sunrise Global Marketing Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
July 22, 2015 The blower/vac’s motor can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.
IKEA Offers Free Wall Anchoring Repair Kit for Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-over Hazard After Two Children Died
July 22, 2015 MALM and other IKEA chests and dressers can tip-over if not anchored to the wall.
Acorn Stairlifts Recalls Motorized Stair Lifts Due to Fall Hazard
July 21, 2015 The seat post on five versions of the Acorn Superglide 120 stair lift can separate from the main seat support.
Target Recalls Circo Night Lights Due to Fire Hazard
July 21, 2015 The battery can overheat and cause the night light to melt, posing a fire hazard.
EKO Recalls Motion Sensor Trash Cans Sold Exclusively at Costco Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 17, 2015 The black plastic protective collar in the opening on the back of the trash receptacle can become dislodged and expose a sharp edge.
Reliance Worldwide Recalls Cash Acme Heatguard Temperature Actuated Flow Reducing (TAFR) Devices Due to Scald Hazard
July 16, 2015 The thermal element in the TAFR can fail to operate, causing the users to come in contact with water that is hotter than expected. This poses a risk of scalding injury.