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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.

Battat Recalls Infant Teethers Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target
April 14, 2021 The plastic wings can detach from the body of the teether, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Audio-Technica Recalls Charging Cases Sold with Wireless Headphones Due to Fire Hazard  
April 14, 2021 The portable charging cases can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Target Recalls Cat & Jack Baby Rompers Due to Choking Hazard
April 14, 2021 The heart-shaped graphics located on the knees of the romper can peel off or detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
Playgro Recalls Infant Activity Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
April 14, 2021 The abacus ring on the horses back can dislodge and release the small beads, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Black Diamond Recalls PIEPS DSP Avalanche Transceivers Due to Risk of Loss of Emergency Communications; One Death Reported
April 12, 2021 The transceiver can switch modes unexpectedly when not locked or installed in the harness.  When this occurs, it will prevent the transceiver from transmitting a signal and can make it difficult to locate a skier in an avalanche, which can result in severe bodily harm or death.
Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Ellipsis Jetpack Mobile Hotspots Imported by Franklin Wireless Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
April 8, 2021 The lithium ion battery in the hotspots can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
GEO Essential Recalls Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil and Alleviate Organic Essential Oil Blend Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)
April 8, 2021 These products contain the substance methyl salicylate, which must be in child resistant packaging, as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
One Million Greenworks and Powerworks Pressure Washer Spray Guns Recalled Due to Impact Injury Hazard; Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading
April 7, 2021 The spray gun connector can break, causing the hose and/or parts of the connector to become dislodged during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user. 
Goal Zero Recalls Power Cables Due to Fire Hazard
April 7, 2021 The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing  a fire hazard.
RH Recalls Children’s Bath Wraps Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
April 7, 2021 The recalled bath wraps fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
Epicure Recalls Glass Prep Bowls Due to Laceration Hazard
April 7, 2021 The tempered glass bowl can break or shatter during use, posing a laceration hazard.
Infant Bath Seats Recalled Due to Drowning Hazard; Imported by BATTOP; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com (Recall Alert)
April 1, 2021 The bath seats fail to meet the federal safety standard for infant bath seats, including requirements for stability, and can tip over while in use, posing a drowning hazard to babies.
dōTERRA Recalls 1.3 Million Bottles of Deep Blue, PastTense, and Deep Blue Touch Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)
April 1, 2021 The products contain the substance methyl salicylate, which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are applied to the skin or swallowed by young children.
Inyo Pool Products Recalls PureLine Pool Pump Motors Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively on inyopools.com (Recall Alert)
March 25, 2021 The pool pump motors can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 
Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and ProXD, Gravely and Bobcat Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
March 25, 2021 The drive belt can break during operation and damage the inner clutch cover assembly and fuel line, which can result in a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.
KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Recall Closed Course Competition Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
March 25, 2021 The drive chain can break, posing a crash hazard and/or property damage.
Flame King Recalls Hog 100-Pound Propane Cylinders Due to Fire Hazard
March 24, 2021 The propane cylinders manufactured with a handle below the weld on the side could leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.
Birdie Belay Devices Recalled Due to Risk of Injury; Made by Beal Sas
March 24, 2021 The device user can be unable to lower the climber, posing a risk of injury to the climber.
Briggs & Stratton Recalls YTL Log Splitters with Briggs & Stratton Engines Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
March 18, 2021 An incorrect engine ignition coil and flywheel can lead to hard starting and engine kick back,  posing an injury hazard to the operator.
HD Hudson Recalls Battery-Powered Sprayers Due to Fire Hazard
March 18, 2021 The sprayer’s lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.