20 recalls have been announced over the past three weeks by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), including recalls for air conditioners, power-charging adapters, and fireworks. 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 for a free legal consultation.
Carra Imports recalls window shades due to strangulation hazard
About 55,500 Custom Cellular, Roller, Soft Horizontal, and Roman Style Solar Shades were recalled by Carra Imports after discovery that the shades could pose a strangulation risk for children if they become caught in the cord. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled custom shades were made in Turkey. See the recall.
GE issues recall for air conditoning and heating units due to fire hazard
About 33,500 GE Zoneline Air Conditioners and Heating Units were recalled after the company received three reports of the product smoking or causing fire, resulting in $30,000 worth of property damage. The recalled AC/Heating Units were made in China. See the recall.
T3 issues recall for curling irons due to burning hazard
About 9,200 T3 Twirl 360 Motion-Sensing Auto-Rotating 1.25 Inch Curling Irons were recalled after T3 received 130 reports of the clamps detaching or becoming loose, resulting in two minor burn injuries. The recalled curling iron products were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Club Car issues recall for golf carts due to fire hazard
About 11,600 Precedent Gas Golf and Transport Vehicles were recalled after Club Car received three reports of an improperly installed air intake hose clamp rubbing the fuel tank, posing a risk of fire. The recalled vehicles were manufactured in the United States. See the recall.
Fireworks Over America recalls fireworks due to impact, fire, and burning hazards
About 36,500 Space Monkey Multi-Effect Fireworks were recalled after the company learned that the firework could tip over and fire its payload at bystanders, posing an injury and burn risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled fireworks product was made in China. See the recall.
Ignite recalls straw tumblers due to choking hazard
About 130,000 Bueno by Contigo Kids Straw Tumblers were recalled after Ignite discovered that the plastic drinking tumblers could detach from the product, posing a risk of ingestion by small children. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled straws were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Belle Investment issues recall for jackets due to strangulation hazard
About 40 Boys Jackets were recalled after discovery that the product does not meet CPSC guidelines for drawstrings in children’s upper outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled jackets were made in China. See the recall.
FontanaArte recalls light fixtures due to injury hazard
About 110 Sonmi Pendant Lamp Light Fixtures were recalled after a report of the glass lamp shade detaching and falling from the fixture, posing an injury risk. The recalled light fixtures were made in Italy. See the recall.
STIHL recalls gas-powered tools due to fire hazard
About 156,000 STIHL Gas-Powered Edgers, Trimmer/Brushcutters, Pole Pruners, and KombiMotors were recalled after the company received 319 reports of the fuel tank vents coming loose, causing fuel leaks, posing a fire risk. The recalled gas-powered products were made in the United States. See the recall.
Family Dollar issues recall for wax warmers due to fire and burning hazards
About 32,000 Wax Warmers were recalled after Family Dollar received 11 reports of the warmers causing high flames, resulting in two burn injuries and three reports of property damage. The recalled wax warmers were made in China. See the recall.
SharkNinja recalls blenders due to laceration hazard
About 1.2 million Ninja BL660 Series Professional Blenders were recalled for new instructions and warnings after the company received 53 reports of laceration injuries after pouring from the pitcher with a loose stacked blade assembly still in the pitcher. The recalled blenders were made in China. See the recall.
WakaWaka issues recall for adapter kits due to fire, explosion, and shocking hazards
About 900 WakaWaka Electrical Adapter Kits were recalled after the company received four reports of the product overheating, smoking, or exploding. The recalled adapters were manufactured in China. See the recall.
PNY issues recall for battery packs due to fire hazard
About 56,800 Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs were recalled after a report of the battery overheating and venting with flames. The recalled battery packs were made in China. See the recall.
Mahindra USA recalls tractors due to fire hazard
About 2,100 Mahindra eMax Compact Diesel Tractors were recalled after the company received 61 reports of cracks appearing in the fuel tank pipe, posing a risk of fire. The recalled tractors were made in Korea. See the recall.
REI issues recall for rocker chairs due to falling hazard
About 30,500 evrgrn Campfire Rocker Chairs were recalled by REI after receiving four reports of children tipping over in display units of the rocker chairs. The recalled camping chairs were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Kona recalls bicycles due to falling hazard
About 530 2014 Kona Wo Bicycles were recalled after the company received a report of a bicycle fork breaking at the junction of the crown, posing a risk of a crash. The recalled bicycles were made in Taiwan. See the recall.
PetSmart issues recall for fish bowls due to laceration hazard
About 85,000 Glass Fish Bowls were recalled after PetSmart received 20 reports of the fishbowl breaking under normal conditions, including 14 reports of injuries. Seven of the injuries required stitches and three more required surgery for lacerated tendons. The recalled fishbowls were manufactured in China. See the recall.
PetSmart issues recall for betta bowl kits due to laceration hazard
About 156,000 Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits with LED Lights were recalled after PetSmart received seven reports of the product cracking or breaking under normal conditions, resulting in five laceration injuries. The recalled betta bowls were made in China. See the recall.
Recalled products sold at Home Depot after recall announcement
28 different products were sold at Home Depot after recall announcements. For more details, see the recall announcement.
Amax issues recall for pencil sharpeners due to shocking hazard
About 44,000 Bostitch brand Quietsharp Glow Classroom and Super Pro Commercial Electric Pencil Sharpeners were recalled after Amax received a report of a consumer being shocked while using the product. The recalled sharpeners were manufactured in China. See the recall.