A dozen recalls were announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in the past two weeks, including recalls for flashlights, office chairs, and marinade injectors. If you or a loved one has been injured by a harmful product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.
Coleman issues recall for flashlights due to fire hazard
About 9,000 Coleman CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights were recalled after the company received two reports of the flashlight batteries overheating and catching fire while in use, resulting in minor property damage. The recalled flashlights were made in China. See the recall.
Rollerblade USA issues recall for helmets due to injury hazard
About 500 Rollerblade Maxxum Helmets were recalled after discovery that the product’s plastic shell could crack where the straps attach, allowing the helmet to move on the head and posing a risk or injury in the event of a fall. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled helmets were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Yamaha recalls off-highway vehicles due to crashing and injury hazards
About 7,000 2016 YXZ1000R and YXZ100R SE Side-By-Side Utility Vehicles were recalled after Yamaha discovered water can get into the throttle cable. During cold weather, water in the throttle cable could freeze and prevent the throttle from returning to idle, posing a crash risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled recreational vehicles were made in the United States. See the recall.
Fisher-Price issues recall for cradle swings due to falling hazard
About 34,000 CHM84 Soothing Savanna, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings, and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle ‘n Swing products were recalled after Fisher-Price received two reports of a seat peg coming out from the cradle seat, causing the product to collapse and the seat to fall. The recalled cradle swings were made in Mexico. See the recall.
Academy Sports + Outdoors recalls marinade injectors due to ingestion hazard
About 3,500 Outdoor Gourmet Marinade Injectors were recall after the Academy Sports + Outdoors received a report of small metal shavings from the manufacturing process were left in the product. The recalled injectors were made in China. See the recall.
Staples recalls office chairs due to falling hazard
About 2,000 Back in Motion Office Chairs were recalled after discovery that the product could tip over while an occupant is leaning back, posing a fall risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled chairs were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Miniland Educational recalls plush toys due to choking hazard
About 2,100 Moogy Plush Fastening Toys were recalled by Miniland Educational after discovery that a button on the plush doll could detach and pose a choking risk for young children. The recalled toys were made in India. See the recall.
Brunton Outdoors issues recall for battery packs due to fire hazard
About 1,090 Brunton Impel and Impel 2 Rechargeable Battery Packs were recalled after the company received two reports of the battery packs overheating and catching fire. One of the incidents resulted in $25,000 of property damage and the other result in the burning down of a garage, also causing property damage to a neighboring property. The recalled battery packs were made in China. See the recall.
Polaris issues recall for off-highway vehicles due to fire hazard
About 133,000 Polaris 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles were recalled after the company received more than 160 reports of fires starting while the vehicles are in use. At least one person was killed after a rollover crash ignited a fire and 19 others suffered serious burn injuries in other incidents. The company and the CPSC have strongly recommended that owners of affected vehicles stop driving them immediately until their vehicles can be repaired. See the recall.
Flying Tiger Copenhagen recalls wooden toys due to choking hazard
About 1,000 Wooden Toy Blocks and Giraffes were recalled after Flying Tiger discovered that parts of the wooden toys could detach, posing a choking risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled children’s toys were manufactured in China. See the recall.
YTL International issues recall for drywall lifts due to injury hazard
About 19,700 YTL Drywall Lifts were recalled after the company received two reports of the lifts failing while in use, causing sheets of drywall to crash to the ground, posing an injury risk. The recalled drywall lifts were made in China. See the recall.
SouvNear recalls scarves due to flammability standard violation
About 650 100% Silk Scarves were recalled by SouvNear after discovery that the garments do not meet federal standards for flammability. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled scarves were made in India. See the recall.