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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.

Women’s Scarves Recalled by Yangtze Store Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Hazard; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com (Recall Alert)
June 19, 2018 The women’s scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
Ashley Furniture Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
June 12, 2018 The incorrect label on the lamp states that consumers can use 40 watt lightbulbs in the product. However, the socket is only designed to support 25 watt lightbulbs. Use of incorrect wattage lightbulbs can melt the power switch, posing a burn hazard.
Uttermost Recalls Mirrors, Art and Wall Decor Due to Injury Hazard
June 12, 2018 The hanging hardware can break and allow the decor to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.
Lorex Recalls Three Models of Video Monitors Due to Burn Hazard
June 12, 2018 The video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
A&I Recalls Tractor Canopies Due To Injury Hazard
June 12, 2018 The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.
Ketra Recalls to Inspect Recessed Downlights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
June 12, 2018 The downlights power supply connectors can have incorrect wiring, posing an electric shock hazard to the user.
Amerisun Recalls to Repair Snow Blowers Due to Injury Hazard
June 8, 2018 The pulley bolt can loosen and cause the snow blower to get stuck in drive mode, posing an injury hazard.
Vernier Software & Technology Recalls Circuit Boards Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
June 6, 2018 There are two switches on the VCB2 that can get stuck between positions causing the switches to short out and overheat.  If the switches overheat, the metal case of the switch can become hot, posing a burn hazard.
GE Lighting Recalls LED Tube Lamps Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores
June 6, 2018 The pins on one end of the lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
Keyera Energy Recalls to Inspect Propane Gas Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards
June 5, 2018 The recalled propane gas does not contain sufficient levels of odorant to help alert consumers to a gas leak. Failure to detect leaking gas can present fire, explosion and thermal burn hazards.
John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Loaders Due To Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
May 24, 2018 Information about the proper ballast when the loader is attached to a John Deere model 2025R tractor is missing from the operator’s manual. If improperly ballasted, the tractor can be unstable and create a risk of injury to the operator or bystanders.
Bluefin Recalls Wireless Phone Chargers Due to Burn Hazard
May 24, 2018 The wireless phone charger can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
IKEA Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
May 24, 2018 The bicycle belt can break, posing a fall hazard.
Jané Recalls Strollers Due to Violation of the Federal Stroller and Carriage Safety Standard; Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards
May 24, 2018 The recalled strollers violate the federal Stroller and Carriage standard. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller armrest and the seat bottom and his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the armrest, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards.
Kohler Recalls Automatic Transfer Switches for Kohler Generators Due to Fire Hazard
May 23, 2018 The transfer switch can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Porsche Recalls Toy Cars Due to Choking Hazard
May 22, 2018 The wheels and axles can detach from the wooden toy car, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Discount School Supply Recalls Crayons Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
May 17, 2018 The red crayons in the multi-color sets can contain glass, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
Michaels Recalls Spin Art Kits Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
May 17, 2018 The battery compartment in the spin art kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Michaels Recalls Pottery Wheel Kits Due to Fire and Burn Hazard
May 17, 2018 The battery compartment in the pottery wheel kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Play and Park Structures Recalls Playground Slides Due to Entrapment Hazard (Recall Alert)
May 16, 2018 A gap between the rails near the entrance way to the slide poses an entrapment hazard to young children.