The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued over a recall a day, with 17 new recalls since our last update two weeks ago. If you or a loved one has been hurt by a harmful product, call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 to schedule a free consultation.
Packaging Tape Inc. recalls air movers due to fire hazard
About 2,800 Air Movers / Blowers after Packaging Tape Inc. received eight reports of the product’s thermal switch failing, causing the motor to overheat. Four incidents resulted in fire, with one fire causing $225,000 in property damage. The recalled movers were made in China. See the recall.
Canon issues recall for cameras due to irritant
About 14,000 Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras were recalled after Canon received a report of itching and two reports of eye redness and pain from a reaction to a chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinder. The recalled cameras were manufactured in Japan. See the recall.
Tektro USA and TRP issue recall for bicycle brake calipers due to crashing hazard
About 2,000 Spyre and Spyre SLC Dual-Piston Mechanical Disc Brake Calipers were recalled after the companies received a report of a brake cable actuator arm over-rotating, dislocating parts, causing the brake calipers to fail. The recalled brake calipers were manufactured in Taiwan. See the recall.
Design Ideas recalls magnets due to ingestion hazard
About 26,900 Design Ideas Rubber Ducky Magnets, Blowfish Magnets, and Splat Magnets were recalled after the company discovered that the small magnets can detach from the product, posing an ingestion risk. If more than one magnet is swallowed, they could clamp together internally, posing a severe injury risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled magnet toys were manufactured in China. See the recall.
ZLP Manufacturing recalls zip line trolleys due to falling hazard
About 2,000 ZLP Hornet Zip Line Trolleys were recalled after the company received two reports of the trolley falling off of the zip line after the retaining pin released. The recalled zip line trolleys were made in the United States. See the recall.
Therapedic of New England issues recall for mattresses due to federal flammability violation
About 3,700 Therapedic Twin and Full-Size Mattresses were recalled after the product failed to meet mandatory federal standards for flammability. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled mattresses were made in the United States. See the recall.
Fitbit recalls wristbands due to irritation risk
About 1,028,000 Fitbit Force Wireless Activity-Tracking Wristbands were recalled after Fitbit received nearly 10,000 reports of the wristband causing skin irritation and 250 reports of blistering from allergic reactions to the stainless steel casing, materials in the strap of the device, or adhesives. The recalled fitness trackers were manufactured in China. See the recall.
BMC recalls bicycles due to crashing and injury hazards
About 1,311 Stromer ST1 Electric Bicycles were recalled after the company received a report of a fork breaking while a bicycle was in use, resulting in minor injury. The recalled electric bicycles were manufactured in Switzerland. See the result.
The Conran Shop issues recall for dining tables due to lead paint violation
About 28 Dining Tables were recalled after discovery that the tables can have excessive levels of lead, violating federal standards. One incident of elevated lead levels in the table’s paint was reported. The recalled tables were made in India. See the recall.
TJX issues recall for decorations due to fire hazard
About 4,600 Gardeners Eden Light-Up Autumn Decorations were recalled after TJX received two reports of the products overheating from short circuits from exposed wiring near the battery box, posing a fire risk. The recalled decorations were made in China. See the recall.
MobilePower recalls power packs due to fire hazard
About 9,800 MobilePower Instant Boost 500 Power Packs were recalled after the company received 13 reports of smoke and fire emanating from the power packs, posing a risk of fire. The recalled power packs were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Schneider Electric issues recall for circuit breakers due to fire hazard
About 28,400 Square D Molded Case F and K Frame Circuit Breakers were recalled after Schneider Electric discovered that the circuit breaker can fail to trip after an overload, posing a risk of fire and electric shock. The recalled circuit breakers were manufactured in Mexico. See the recall.
Arctic Cat issues recall for off-road vehicles due to fuel leak and fire hazard
About 2,300 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles were recalled after discovery that fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body, posing a risk of fire. No incidents or injuries have been reported. See the recall.
Vera Bradley recalls rattles and toys due to choking hazard
About 98,000 Vera Bradley Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Stuffed Toys were recalled after the company received two reports of the pom-pom tail detaching from the toys and rattles. The recalled products were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Ganz recalls stuffed animals due to choking hazard
About 8,200 Plush Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys were recalled by Ganz after they received six reports of eyes detaching from the stuffed toys. The recalled Grumpy Cat toys were made in China. See the recall.
Minga Fair Trade Imports recalls toys due to lead paint violation
About 135 Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys were recalled by Minga Fair Trade Imports after discovery that the paint used on the product is in violation of federal guidelines for lead. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled toys were made in Peru. See the recall.
Bedz King issues recall for bunk beds due to entrapment hazard
About 2,900 Bedz King Bunk Beds with Side Ladders were recalled after discovery that a corner post on the product exceeds industry standards for protrusions, posing a risk of entrapment. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled bunk beds were made in Brazil. See the recall.
IKEA issues recall for canopies due to strangulation hazard
About 2.6 million IKEA Children’s Bed Canopies were recalled after IKEA received nine reports of children becoming tangled in the bed canopies. In one incident, a 7-month-old was able to pull the canopy into her crib and warp it around her neck. The recalled canopies, with names including BARNSLIG Boll, FABLER, HIMMEL, KLÄMMIG, LEGENDARISK, MINNEN, and TISSLA, were made in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, and Vietnam. See the recall.