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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.

Visonic Recalls Amber Personal Emergency Response Pendants and Kits Due to Pendant Battery Failure
October 30, 2014 An accelerated circuit drain of the Visonic Amber MCT-212 GS LA S (315) ENR pendants and Visonic Amber Kits GS LA (315) KIT2 pendant battery can result in a shorter than expected “low battery” warning period, from 30 days down to a nine day warning period
Cost Plus World Market Recalls Modular Storage Bars Due to Injury Hazard
October 30, 2014 When weight is applied to the storage bar, the screws holding the mounting plate can pull out of the bar allowing the storage bar to fall, posing an injury hazard.
Tectron International Recalls USB Chargers Due to Fire Hazard
October 30, 2014 The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.
Waterway Plastics Recalls Spa Drain Suction Covers Due to Risk of Entrapment
October 29, 2014 The Waterway Plastics Designer Pro Series model 640-52XX S suction covers can become disengaged. This poses an entrapment hazard.
Cane Creek Recalls Bicycle Shocks Due to Risk of Injury
October 29, 2014 The shock absorber is marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for High Speed Rebound (HSR), posing a fall hazard to a rider.
Meijer Recalls Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard
October 28, 2014 The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle.
Arctic Cat Recalls Single-Rider and 2UP ATVs Due To Crash Hazard
October 23, 2014 Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard.
Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
October 16, 2014 Weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.
American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
October 16, 2014 On 2014 Pioneer 700 vehicles, vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate, make contact with the exhaust system and ignite.
Sanus Simplicity Television Wall Mounts Recalled by Milestone AV Technologies Due to Impact Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco
October 16, 2014 The nut securing the television to the main arm assembly can loosen causing television to become detached from the arm assembly, posing an impact hazard.
Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard
October 15, 2014 The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges.
Michaels Stores Recalls Folding Tables Due to Fall Hazard
October 15, 2014 The folding table can collapse if someone sits on it, posing a falling hazard.
Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard
October 10, 2014 In cold temperatures, P-09 bicycle helmets can fail to protect the wearer.
Dimension Industries Recalls Sling Café Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Recall Alert)
October 10, 2014 The recalled chairs can break due to a missing a metal washer plate under the seat, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Rejuvenation Recalls Hanging Lamps Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)
October 9, 2014 The cord system can fail to support the pendant’s weight, causing it to fall.
Fluid Handling Recalls Low Water Cut-Off Control Units for Hot Water or Steam Boilers Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert)
October 9, 2014 The ground wire and probe wires could be incorrectly assembled in the units by the manufacturer, posing fire and explosion hazards.
PAB Two Recalls Bed Bug Heat Treatment Systems Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
October 8, 2014 The flexible, electrical conducting strip at the top of the heating element can break at the corners after multiple setups, posing an electrical fire hazard.
Fiskars Recalls Bypass Lopper Shears Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot
October 8, 2014 The Fiskars model 6954, titanium bypass loppers can break while in use. Eleven reports of incidents, some resulting in bruising and lacerations.
KYMCO Recalls ATVs Due to Burn, Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)
October 7, 2014 The fuel cap on select models can fail to vent properly causing the fuel tank to rupture or the fuel to boil out of the tank.
Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard
October 2, 2014 The butterfly wing decorations on the Koala Baby girls’ sandals can rip and detach.