Over the past couple of weeks, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued recalls for 11 products. If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 to schedule a free consultation.
Bed Handles Inc. issues recall for bed handles due to 3 deaths
About 113,000 Adult Portable Bed Handles were recalled after 3 incidents of women dying after becoming entrapped between the mattress and the bed handles. When the bed handles are installed without the use of safety retention straps, should the handles shift out of position, a gap between the mattress and bed handle can be created. Many models of the Bed Handles Inc.’ product were sold without safety retention straps. See the recall.
Nest Labs issues recall for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms due to product failure
About 440,000 Nest Proect Smoke + CO Alarms were recalled after Nest Labs discovered that activity near the alarms during a fire could prevent the alarm from activating immediately when the Nest Wave feature is enabled. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled detectors were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Office Depot recalls chairs due to falling hazard
About 1,400,000 Office Depot Gibson Leather Task Chairs were recalled after the company received 153 reports of the seat plate cracking or breaking while in use. 25 injuries were reported, including incidents of head injuries, neck injuries, and a fractured back and hip. The recalled office chairs were made in China. See the recall.
Lakeshore Learning Materials issues recall for play sets due to choking hazard
About 2,000 Lakeshore Bristle Builders for Toddlers were recalled after the company discovered that the base of three animal figures can detach, which could allow toddlers to accidentally choke on the small pieces. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled toy sets were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Cordelia Lighting issues recall for shop lights due to fire hazard
About 222,000 Fluorescent Shop Lights were recalled by Cordelia Lighting after they received 888 reports of loose lamp socket connections causing the lights to smoke, catch fire, spark, or have electrical arcing. The recalled shop lights were made in China. See the recall.
Precision Shooting recalls crossbows due to injury hazard
About 2,800 Precision Shooting Equipment’s TAC Elite, TAC Ordinance, and Enigma Crossbows were recalled after the company discovered that the crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled crossbows were made in the United States and China. See the recall.
Empress Arts recalls children’s pajamas due to flammability standard violation
About 1,400 Children’s Pajamas were recalled by Empress Arts after discovery that the garments failed to meet federal guidelines for children’s sleepwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled pajamas were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Lithonia Lighting recalls emergency lights due to fire hazard
About 1.7 million Quantum ELM and ELM2 Two-Light Emergency Fixtures were recalled by Lithonia Lighting after they received 29 reports of the circuit boards overheating in the product, resulting in the fixtures melting or catching fire. One incident included over $100,000 worth of property damage in an office building. The recalled emergency lights were made in Mexico. See the recall.
Hamilton Beach issues recall for baby food makers due to choking hazard
About 3,890 Baby Food Processors by Hamilton Beach were recalled after the company received four reports of a stainless steel pin in the lid becoming loose while the product is in use. Three of the reports noted that the pin fell into the processed food, though no injuries were reported. The recalled food processors were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Sunbeam issues recall for heaters due to fire hazard
About 151,600 Holmes Ceramic Heaters were recalled after Sunbeam received 132 reports of units overheating or ceasing function. One incident of smoke inhalation and ten reports of property damage were incurred. The recalled portable heaters were made in China. See the recall.
Trident issues recall for pool sanitation systems due to fire hazard
About 3,660 Trident Series 2 Ultraviolet Sanitation Systems for Pools were recalled after the company received 38 reports of the sanitation systems melting or catching fire while in use. A total of $23,000 in property damage was noted, as was one incident resulting in a burn injury to the hand. The recalled pool cleaner systems were made in the United States and China. See the recall.