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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.

Oeuf Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard
July 22, 2014 The slats/spindles and top rail on four models of Sparrow cribs can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.
Cycling Sports Group Recalls GT Brand Mountain Bicycles Due to Crash, Injury Hazards
July 17, 2014 The brake system on 2014 Fury Expert and Fury Team downhill mountain bicycles can fail.
Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazards
July 17, 2014 Mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Nantucket Distributing Recalls Outdoor Patio Set Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
July 16, 2014 The rear legs of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards
July 15, 2014 The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto consumers below.
Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard
July 15, 2014 The black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user.
GSK Recalls Panadol Advance Bottles Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Sold Exclusively in Puerto Rico
July 14, 2014 The 100 caplet container is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.
Gemini Recalls Power Adaptor/Chargers Due to Burn Hazard
July 10, 2014 The power adaptors/chargers can overheat and pose a burn risk to consumers.
Master Cutlery Recalls Neck Knives Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sports
July 10, 2014 The sheath on the Master Cutlery MTech USA Karambit neck knife can fail to hold the knife securely. This can allow the knife to fall out of the sheath, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.
Lifeguard Press Recalls Charging Kits Due to Fire, Shock Hazards
July 10, 2014 Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer branded charging kits can overheat and emit smoke and sparks. The prongs on the wall charger can detach and remain in the electrical outlet.
Big Fireworks Recalls Mock Sword Fireworks Devices Due to Impact, Burn Hazards
July 3, 2014 The handheld fountain firework device is intended to emit sparks, but can unexpectedly explode. This poses a risk of impact and burn to the user.
All Power America Recalls Snow Throwers Due to Fire Hazard
July 2, 2014 The product was tested overseas with Chinese gasoline, causing the carburetor needle to corrode and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Production Routers Recalled Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
July 2, 2014 Handles on the router bases are not insulated, which can pose a risk of electrical shock.
Sony Recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
July 1, 2014 The computers’ lithium-ion batteries can overheat.
Winco Recalls Contraband 24 Canister Shell Fireworks Kit Due to Impact, Burn Hazards
June 27, 2014 Firing tubes in some kits could be too narrow, causing the canister shells to unexpectedly blow up.
Roland Recalls Digital Pianos Due to Electrical Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)
June 26, 2014 The AC power cord on model RD-800 pianos can be connected to the XLR output jacks.
Wolf Steel Recalls Napoleon Propane Gas Fireplaces Due to Laceration Hazard
June 26, 2014 Pressure from the ignition of the propane gas can cause the glass to break, posing a laceration hazard.
Women’s Scarves Recalled by Julie Vos Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
June 25, 2014 The scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury to consumers.
Scott, Trek Recall Bicycles with SR Suntour Front Forks Due to Crash Hazard
June 25, 2014 Front forks on 13 models of Scott and 11 models of Trek 2011, 2012 and 2013 bicycles can break.
Coravin Recalls to Repair Wine Access System Due to Laceration Hazard
June 25, 2014 The system can cause wine bottles to break during pressurization.