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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.

Infant Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Manufactured By Lenny Lamb
September 21, 2016 The internal stitching on the infant carrier is missing.
Denon Recalls Rechargeable Battery Packs Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
September 20, 2016 The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat.
Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note7 Smartphones Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards
September 15, 2016 The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers.
Bungee Chairs Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Made by Nanjing Kekang Outdoor Products
September 15, 2016 The chair rivets can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard
September 15, 2016 An electrical component in the washers can overheat.
Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
September 15, 2016 The heat shield can fall off the vehicle.
Huish Outdoors Recalls Buoyancy Control Devices (BCDs) Due to Drowning Hazard
September 14, 2016 The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation.
BLACK+DECKER™ Recalls Electric Blower/Vacuum/Mulchers Due to Laceration Hazard
September 13, 2016 The fan cover can unlatch unexpectedly.
Toys ‘R’ Us Recalls Pacifier Clips Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Babies ‘R’ Us and Toys ‘R’ Us
September 8, 2016 The pacifier clip’s spring mechanism can break and release small parts.
HAUS Mosquito Zapper LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Creative Sourcing Due to Shock Hazard
September 8, 2016 The light bulb’s base can separate from the connector.
John Deere Recalls Tractor Backhoe Attachments Due to Crushing Hazard (Recall Alert)
September 2, 2016 The mounting hardware could loosen and cause the backhoe frame to rotate toward the operator.
Polaris Recalls RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard; Severe Burn Injuries; Includes Previously Recalled RZR Turbo ROVs
September 1, 2016 The vehicles’ engine can overheat and turbo system’s drain tube can loosen.
KTM North America Recalls Motocross Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard
September 1, 2016 The connecting rod in the crankshaft assembly can fracture, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.
SAHN Designs Recalls Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury
September 1, 2016 The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets.
Swarovski Recalls Pendant Light Fixtures Due to Impact Hazard
August 31, 2016 The crystal light fixture can detach and fall if damaged during shipment, posing an impact hazard.
Salewa North America Recalls Wild Country Climbing Harnesses Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
August 31, 2016 Excess materials on the left waist belt tab can cause the harness to loosen, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Dazzling Toys Recalls Chicken Toys Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)
August 30, 2016 The toys contain small eggs and the chicken can break into small plastic pieces, both posing a choking hazard to children.
United Copper Recalls Metal Clad Cables Due to Fire and Shock Hazards (Recall Alert)
August 30, 2016 A damaged conductor coating can cause the cable to short circuit, posing fire and shock hazards.
Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard; Includes T8 Lamps Provided as Replacements in Previous Recall
August 25, 2016 The lamps can overheat and melt.
Mars Retail Group Recalls M&M’S-Branded Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard
August 25, 2016 The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.