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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.

Polaris Recalls ACE 150 and Ranger 150 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
August 17, 2018 The front suspension lower ball joint can separate over time, posing a crash hazard.
Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled by American Honda Due to Crash and Injury Hazards (Recall Alert) 
August 16, 2018 The clutch outer can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
Xtava Recalls Allure Hair Dryers Due to Fire, Burn and Electrical Shock Hazards
August 15, 2018 The hair dryer and power cord can overheat and catch on fire, posing fire, burn and electrical shock hazards.
Koehler-Bright Star Recalls Flashlights Due to Explosion Hazard
August 14, 2018 The flashlights are missing an encapsulation on a circuit board component which protects the flashlight from igniting an explosive environment, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Handgun Safes Due to Serious Injury Hazard
August 9, 2018 The handgun safes can open without the use of a key or combination upon impact and allow unintended access to the contents of the safe, posing a risk of serious injury to children and others.
Vitamix Recalls Ascent and Venturist Series Blending Containers Due to Laceration Hazard
August 9, 2018 The containers can separate from the blade’s base exposing the blades, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Bobcat Company Recalls Utility Vehicles Due To Burn and Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)
August 8, 2018 The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack, posing burn and fire hazards.
Polaris Recalls Gravely Utility Vehicles Due To Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)
August 8, 2018 The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack, posing fire and burn hazards.
NEMO Equipment Recalls Stargaze Recliner Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
August 7, 2018 The plastic joint supports attached to the legs of the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard.
Clean Republic Recalls Hill Topper Electric Bike Motor Controllers Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
August 2, 2018 Water can enter the motor controller and cause it to accelerate on its own, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
Rena Ware Recalls Nutrex Pressure Cookers Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)
August 2, 2018 The recalled pressure cookers can discharge steam at lower pressures than intended, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Zebra Technologies Expands Recall of Power Supply Units for Thermal Printers Due to Fire Hazard
August 2, 2018 The power supply units can degrade and corrode over time when exposed to moisture and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recalled by Textron Specialized Vehicles Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
August 2, 2018 The handgrip can break, posing an injury hazard to the rider.
Miller Fireworks Recalls Fireworks Due to Violation of Federal Standard; Explosion and Burn Hazards
August 2, 2018 The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory requirements for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers. The fireworks are banned hazardous substances and are prohibited from being sold under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA).
BMC Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
August 1, 2018 Variations in tire dimension, tire pressure, head set play and ride load, can result in insufficient space between the front wheel and downtube, posing a fall hazard.
Additional Incidents Prompt Johnson Health Tech to Reannounce Recall of Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainers and Ellipticals Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
July 31, 2018 Moisture from user perspiration or cleaning liquids can build up in the power socket on the unit, causing a short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
Hirsch Gift Recalls Wireless Charging Pads Due to Burn Hazard
July 27, 2018 The wireless phone chargers can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Trek Recalls Bontrager Line Pro Bicycle Pedals Due to Fall Hazard
July 26, 2018 The spindle of one or both of the pedals can break, posing a fall hazard.
Jimmy Hack Golf Recalls Golf Swing Trainers Due to Injury Hazard
July 26, 2018 The orange ball can detach from the trainer while in use, posing an injury hazard to the user and bystanders.
JCPenney Recalls Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie Shorts Due to Choking Hazard
July 24, 2018 The patches on the shorts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.