Eight recalls have been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) so far this month. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a dangerous, recalled product, call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 to schedule a free consultation.
Winco issues recall for fireworks kit due to impact and burning hazards
About 4,500 Contraband 24 Fireworks Kits were recalled after Winco received two reports of the firing tubes in the product being too narrow. One of the incidents resulted in a shell exploding while in the tube, causing burns and cuts to an employee’s legs. The recalled fireworks kits were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Sony recalls laptops due to fire and burning hazards
About 680 Sony VAIO Flip PC Laptops were recalled after Sony received four reports of the lithium ion batteries overheating, leading to the product smoking, catching on fire, and melting. The recalled batteries were made in China. See the recall.
Porter-Cable recalls production routers due to shocking hazard
About 107,800 Porter-Cable 3 1/4 Horsepower, Electric, Fixed-Base Production Routers were recalled after the company discovered that the routers’ base handles are not properly insulated, posing a risk of electrical shock. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled routers were manufactured in Mexico. See the recall.
All Power America issues recall for snow throwers due to fire hazard
About 10,000 All Power brand Single Stage Snow Throwers were recalled after the company learned of 58 reports of carburetor leaks, posing a risk of fire. The recalled snow throwers were made in China. See the recall.
Big Fireworks recalls fireworks due to impact and burning hazards
About 1,040 Big Sword Fountain Devices were recalled after the company received two reports of the product exploding while in use, causing a risk of injury and burns. The recalled fireworks devices were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Lifeguard Press recalls charging kits due to fire, shocking hazards
About 25,400 Apple Product Wall Charging Kits were recalled after Lifeguard Press received six reports of the wall chargers smoking and sparking. There was also an six additional reports of the prongs detaching from the plug. The recalled wall chargers were made in China. See the recall.
Master Cutlery issues recall for knives due to laceration hazard
About MTech USA Karambit Neck Knife and Sheath were recalled after the company discovered that the sheath does not hold the knife securely, which could cause the knife to fall out of the sheath, posing a risk of laceration. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled knife was made in China. See the recall.
Gemini recalls power adaptors due to burning hazard
About 31,000 Power Adaptors were recalled after the company received a report of a consumer who burned a hand on the product. The products were given away at trade shows over the past year. The recalled products were made in China. See the recall.