After a relatively quiet week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced eight recalls this week. If you or a loved one has been injured by a damaged or recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.
Meijer recalls candle sets due to fire hazard
About 7,600 Katie Brown 12-piece tea light candle sets were recalled by Meijer after receiving a report of the resin cup catching fire and melting. The tea light candle sets were made in India. See the recall.
Dream on Me recalls drop-side cribs due to entrapment, suffocation, laceration, and fall hazards
About 22,000 Dream on Me Full-Size and Portable Drop-Side Cribs were recalled after 69 reports of incidents including entrapment and laceration injuries. The Dream on Me drop-side crib was manufactured in China. See the recall.
Lan Enterprises recalls strollers due to strangulation hazard
About 2,300 Lan Enterprises strollers were recalled after discovering an opening between the snack tray and seat bottom can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become trapped at the neck if not harnessed properly. The strollers were made in China. See the recall.
STIHL recalls yard power products due to burn and fire hazards
About 2.3 million different gas powered yard products were recalled due to a faulty tool-less fuel cap. STIHL has received 81 reports of problems installing or removing the fuel caps, allowing fuel to spill, causing a fire and burn hazard. The products include STIHL trimmers, brushcutters, hedge trimmers, edgers, clearing saws, pruners, and blowers. All products were made in the United States. See the recall.
Walmart recalls food processors due to fire and laceration hazards
About 255,000 General Electric Food Processors were recalled by Walmart after 58 incidents, including 24 reports of the food processor operating without a lid, leading to 21 injuries and 34 reports of the unit smoking, leading to 3 reports of fire. The recalled GE Food Processors were made in China. See the recall.
Pool and In-Ground Spa Drain Covers recalled due to incorrect ratings, risk of entrapment
About 1 million drain covers were recalled by eight separate manufacturers after they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, posing risk of entrapment. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The drain covers were manufactured in China and the United States. See the recall.