Only 15 new product recalls have been announced over the past 3 weeks by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), including recalls for Valentine’s ceramic mugs from Target, adapter plugs from Apple, and artificial poinsettia plants. If you or a loved one has been hurt by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a confidential legal consultation.
Goodman Company expands recall of air conditioning and heating units due to fire and burning hazards
About 5,300 additional Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pumps and Room Air Conditioners from Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman, and York International were recalled (233,500 recalled previously). At least 10 incidents of the products catching fire have been reported, including four claims of property damage. The recalled AC and heating units were made in the United States. See the recall.
Michaels recalls holiday paper boxes due to mold risk
About 289,000 Ashland Holiday Paper Boxes were recalled by Michaels after discovery that mold could grow on the boxes, posing a risk of respiratory infection. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled boxes were made in China. See the recall.
Michaels recalls artificial poinsettias due to mold risk
About 431,000 Ashland Artificial Poinsettia Flowers were recalled after Michaels discovered that mould could grown on the product, posing a risk of infection if inhaled. No incident or injuries have been reported. The recalled fake poinsettias were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Apple issues recall for travel adapters due to shocking hazard
About 895,000 Apple World Travel Adapter Kits and Wall Plug Adapters were recalled after the company received 12 reports of wall plug adapters breaking and receiving electrical shocks. Three of the shock incidents were serious enough to warrant medical evaluation. The recalled travel adapter kits were made in China. See the recall.
Boa issues recall for snowboard boots due to falling hazard
About 37,500 Snowboard Boots with M3v2 Secondary Reel Dials were recalled after Boa received two reports of the secondary reel becoming stuck on open, causing the snowboard boot to loosen, posing a fall hazard. The recalled boots were made in China. See the recall.
Bring Your Adventure Sports recalls backyard ziplines due to falling hazard
About 6,700 Bring Your Adventure Sports Skyline Zipline Kits were recalled after BYA and the CPSC received nine reports of the a crimp in the cable failing, causing the person on the zipline to fall. Six of the incidents resulted in injuries to the consumer, including bumps, bruises, and head injuries. The recalled ziplines were manufactured in China. See the recall.
J. Crew issues recall for coats due to choking hazard
About 16,400 Crewcuts brand Girls’ Puffer Coats were recalled after J. Crew received four reports of buttons from the coat detaching, posing a choking risk to young children. The recalled winter jackets were made in China. See the recall.
Raynor issues recall for office chairs due to falling hazard
About 1,200 Eurotech Lume Office Chairs were recalled by Raynor after the company discovered that the chair seat can detach while in use, posing a fall risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled chairs were made in China. See the recall.
ENVE issues recall for bicycle forks due to falling hazard
About 600 ENVE Carbon Fiber Road Fork 2.0 Disc 1.25″ Taper Models were recalled after the company received five reports of the fork’s left leg cracking above the disc brake mount, posing a fall risk to bicyclists. The recalled bicycle fork products were made in Vietnam. See the recall.
England’s Stove Works recalls pellet stoves due to laceration hazard
About 2,300 Smartstove Free-Standing Pellet Stoves were recalled by England’s Stove Works after receiving four reports of smoke building up in side the firebox due to ash accumulation, breaking the glass door. One minor laceration injury was reported. The recalled pellet stoves were manufactured in the United States. See the recall.
Viessmann issues recall for gas boilers due to fire and carbon monoxide hazards
About 300 Vitodens 200-W Condensing Gas Boilers were recalled after Viessmann received 10 reports of the boilers overheating and shutting down, posing a fire and carbon monoxide risk. The recalled boilers were manufactured in Germany. See the recall.
Ambient Weather expands recall of radios due to fire hazard
About 57,000 additional Ambient Weather radios were recalled (12,500 previously recalled) after the company received four additional reports of the back battery area smoking. The recalled radios were made in China. See the recall.
United Pet Group recalls power filters due to shocking hazard
About 158,000 Top Fin Power Filters for Aquariums were recalled after United Pet Group discovered that a conductor on the pump motor could become exposed, electrifying water in the aquarium, posing a risk of electric shock. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled water pumps were made in the United States. See the recall.
Illume issues recall for ceramic mugs due to fire hazard
About 12,300 “Love Today” Ceramic Coffee Mugs were recalled after Target Stores received three reports of the mugs sparking in the microwave. The product is mislabled as microwave safe. The recalled mugs were made in China. See the recall.
Pelican Products recalls flashlights and battery packs due to fire hazard
About 4,600 Pelican 9410L Flashlights and 170 Replacement Battery Packs were recalled after Pelican Products received two reports of the battery packs overheating, posing a fire risk. The recalled flashlight products were manufactured in the United States and Canada. See the recall.