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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.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV), Due to Fall and Injury Hazards (Recall Alert)
January 13, 2022

The rear seat structure of the PTV can fail, resulting in the rear seat tilting unexpectedly, posing fall and injury hazards to the riders.

Children’s Robes Recalled by HulovoX Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards and Burn Hazard
January 12, 2022

The recalled robes fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. 

Giant Bicycle Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
January 12, 2022

The adjustable handlebar stem on the bicycles can become loose, posing fall and injury hazards.

EGL Motor Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Due to Injury Hazard and Violation of Federal ATV Safety Standard
January 12, 2022

The youth ATVs fail to comply with the requirements of the federal mandatory ATV safety standard. Children can operate them above the maximum allowed speed, increasing the risk of a crash that can cause serious injuries. The handlebars pose a laceration hazard should the child rider’s body or head impact the handlebars at a high rate of speed such as in a crash. In addition, the parking brake does not prevent the movement of the vehicle at the minimum required steepness. ATVs that fail to meet the mandatory safety requirements pose a risk of serious injury or death to children.

Residential Elevators Recalled by Savaria Corporation Due to Child Entrapment Hazard; Risk of Serious Injury or Death to Young Children
January 11, 2022

Young children can become entrapped in the space between the exterior landing (hoistway) door and the interior elevator car door or gate due to a hazardous gap, and suffer serious injuries or death when the elevator is called to another floor.

CPSC and Three Leading Elevator Manufacturers
Announce Recalls of Residential Elevators Due to Industry-
Wide Issue of Child Entrapment Hazard; Risk of Serious
Injury or Death to Young Children
January 11, 2022
Bella Elevator Recalls Residential Elevators Due to Child Entrapment Hazard; Risk of Serious Injury or Death to Young Children
January 11, 2022

Young children can become entrapped in the space between the exterior landing (hoistway) door and the interior elevator car door or gate if there is a hazardous gap, and suffer serious injuries or death when the elevator is called to another floor.

Inclinator Company of America Recalls Residential Elevators Due to Child Entrapment Hazard; Risk of Serious Injury or Death to Young Children
January 11, 2022

Young children can become entrapped in the space between the exterior landing (hoistway) door and the interior elevator car door or gate if there is a hazardous gap, and suffer serious injuries or death when the elevator is called to another floor.

Colony Brands Recalls Children’s Wood Wagons Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban and Lead Poisoning Hazard (Recall Alert)
January 6, 2022

Paint on the wood wagons, the plastic handles, and the red plastic cover contain levels of lead that exceed the maximums allowed.Excessive levels of lead can be toxic or cause other health problems to young children if the paint is ingested.  

Polaris Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
January 6, 2022

The inner layer of the fuel line can leak, posing a fire hazard.

CRT Motor Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal Safety Standard; Sold Exclusively at Motor Planet
January 5, 2022

The CRT Motor youth model ATVs do not meet mandatory safety requirements.  Children can operate them above the maximum allowed speed, increasing the risk of a crash that can cause serious injuries. In addition, the handlebars pose a laceration hazard should the child rider’s body or head impact the handlebars at a high rate of speed such as in a crash.

Native Creation Recalls Sweaters Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban
January 5, 2022

Paint on the zipper pull contains levels of lead that exceed the maximums allowed.Excessive levels of lead can be toxic or cause other health problems to young children if the paint is ingested.

Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands Recalls American Angler Electric Fillet Knives Due to Laceration Hazard
December 29, 2021

The trigger mechanism on the Electric Fillet Knife (“EFK”) units can become stuck in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard.

Polaris Recalls Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
December 23, 2021

The steering wheel can separate and result in a loss of control, posing a crash hazard. 

Compass Health Brands Recalls Carex Adult Portable Bed Rails After Three Deaths; Entrapment and Asphyxiation Hazards
December 22, 2021

When attached to an adult’s bed, users can become entrapped within the bed rail or between the rail and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious entrapment hazard and risk of death by asphyxiation.

Big Game Treestands Recalls 2021 The Captain Hang-on Treestands Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
December 22, 2021

The crimps of the plastic-coated cables can slip during use causing the standing platform to release, posing fall and injury hazards to users.

Pearl River Propane Hoses Sold with Flame King Torches and Accessories Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
December 22, 2021

The propane hose can swell and rupture, allowing propane gas to leak, posing a fire hazard to the user. 

 

Royal Sovereign Recalls Portable Air Conditioners Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; One Death Reported
December 22, 2021

A faulty drain motor in the air conditioners can ignite the plastic enclosure of the unit, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers and risk of serious injury or death.

Longwood Forest Recalls Angel Line Bunk Beds with Angled Ladders Due to Serious Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards; 2-Year-Old Child’s Death Reported
December 22, 2021

The metal hook fastening the ladder to the top bunk bed frame can move away or detach from the bed frame when the ladder is lifted, causing the gap between the ladder step and bed frame to open wider than 3.5 inches, posing serious entrapment and strangulation hazards.

Essential Medical Supply Recalls Adult Portable Bed Rails Due to Entrapment and Asphyxia Hazard; One Death Reported
December 22, 2021

When attached to an adult’s bed, users can become entrapped within the bed rail or between the rail and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious entrapment hazard and risk of death by asphyxiation.