12 recalls have been announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over the past two weeks. 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 to schedule a free consultation.
Rollerblade USA recalls inline skates due to falling hazard
About 11,800 pairs of Rollerblade Tempest Inline Skates were recalled after Rollerblade USA discovered that the mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned, allowing the boot to separate from the frame while in use, posing a risk of falling. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled Rollerblades were manufactured in Thailand. See the recall.
Genie issues recall for garage door openers due to fire hazard
About 18,000 Genie Pro TriloG 1200 Garage Door Openers were recalled after the company received four reports of the control board overheating. The recalled garage door openers were made in the United States. See the recall.
BRP issues recall for heated gloves due to fire hazard
About 1,650 Ski-Doo and Can-Am Heated Gloves and their Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries were recalled after BRP received three reports of batteries overheating while charging, resulting in at least two cases of minor property damage. The recalled gloves and batteries were made in China. See the recall.
Polaris issues recall for off-road vehicles due to crashing hazard
About 16,550 2013 Polaris Ranger 500 EFI and Ranger Crew 500 EFI Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles were recalled after Polaris received a report of a vehicle’s throttle not idling after acceleration, resulting in loss of control of the vehicle. The rider was throw from the vehicle as a result, with minor injuries. The recalled vehicles were manufactured in Mexico. See the recall.
Yamaha issues recall for off-road motorcycles due to crashing hazard
About 1,300 Yamaha Competition Off-Road Motorcycles were recalled after discovery that the product’s drive chain can detach while in use, possibly causing loss of control. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled motorcycles were manufactured in Japan. See the recall.
STX issues recall for throat protector due to laceration hazard
About 4,000 STX Shield Throat Protectors were recalled after the company received a report of the protector breaking after being hit by a lacrosse ball, resulting in bruising and cuts to the wearer’s neck. The recalled product was made in Taiwan. See the recall.
A Harvest Company recalls toys due to choking hazard
About 720 Cork Stacker Block Sets were recalled by A Harvest Company after receiving seven reports of cork pieces breaking apart from the blocks, with two incidents of children putting the broken pieces of cork in their mouths. The recalled stacker toys were manufactured in the United States. See the recall.
Mammut recalls rescue devices due to injury hazard
About 150 Mammut Mountain Climbing Rescue Devices were recalled after discovery that the pull cord lock cam can fail, posing severe injury and death risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled rescue devices were manufactured in Taiwan. See the recall.
Rowe Fine Furniture issues recall for ottomans due to suffocation hazard
About 220 Dalton Ottomans with Storage Compartments were recalled after Rowe Fine Furniture received a report of a 3-year-old being trapped in the storage compartment after another child closed the lid. The recalled furniture was made in the United States. See the recall.
Twin-Star recalls space heaters due to fire and burning hazards
About 31,000 Duraflame Electric Space Heaters were recalled after Twin-Star received 32 reports of the heaters burning or melting, with 8 incidents of the product catching on fire. One report mentioned minor property damage. The recalled electric space heaters were made in China. See the recall.
Fitness Anywhere issues recall for dip and hammer bars due to injury hazard
About 2,700 TRX Dip Bars and Hammer Bars were recalled after Fitness Anywhere received 33 reports of welds breaking on the products while in use, including one minor injury. The recalled fitness equipment was made in the United States and China. See the recall.
Hitachi Koki issues recall for grass trimmers due to fire and burning hazards
About 127,400 Hitachi Koki and Tanaka Hand-Held Grass Trimmers were recalled after the company discovered that the trimmers can overheat, posing a fire and burn risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled lawncare product was manufactured in China. See the recall.