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CPSC and Crown Darts UK Warn Consumers to Stop Using and Dispose of Banned Lawn Dart Sets; Recalling Firm is Unable to Conduct Recall

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00
Lawn darts are banned in the U.S. due to serious risks of skull punctures and other serious injuries, particularly to children.

Active Brands Recalls Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00
The bicycle helmets do not comply with the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

Thule Recalls Strollers Due to Injury Hazard

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00
The stroller’s handlebar can detach, posing an injury hazard to children.   

Intertex Recalls Blowers Due To Fire Hazard

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00
The utility outlets on the side of the blowers are not protected by a circuit breaker.  If the outlet becomes overloaded or short-circuited, it could overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Transform Recalls Four-Drawer Chests Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Kmart

Recalls and Safety - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:00
The recalled chests are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. 

REVIVE Essential Oil Recalls Wintergreen and Birch Essential Oils and Sore No More, Ache Away and Breeze Essential Oil Blends Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

Recalls and Safety - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 04:00
The products contain the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

WD-40 Company Recalls X-14 Mildew Stain Remover Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:00
Pressure can build up inside the bottle and cause it to fall over and leak, posing a risk of skin irritation.

Hercules Recalls Moravian Star Lights Due to Fire and Electrical Shock Hazards

Recalls and Safety - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:00
The lights lack adequate minimum wire size and overcurrent protection, posing fire and electrical shock hazards to consumers.

Miles Industries Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards (Recall Alert)

Recalls and Safety - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 04:00
Delayed ignition due to pilot degradation can cause gas in the fireplace to accumulate prior to burner ignition.  When ignition takes place, it can cause the glass window to shatter, posing burn and laceration hazards.

Bio Source Naturals Recalls Wintergreen and Birch Sweet Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

Recalls and Safety - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 04:00
The products contain the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products are not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Triangle Tube Recalls to Repair Gas Boilers Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Hazard; One Death Reported; In-Home Remedy May Be Delayed Due To COVID-19 Restrictions Fast Track Recall with Health Canada

Recalls and Safety - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 04:00
Flue gas can escape from the gas boilers if the vent adapter is not securely reattached to the boiler after maintenance or repair, posing a carbon monoxide poisoning hazard to consumers.

Polaris Recalls Ranger Off-Road Vehicles and PRO XD and Bobcat Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

Recalls and Safety - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 04:00
An improperly manufactured clutch component can cause the engine braking feature to fail, resulting in unexpected vehicle motion, posing a crash hazard.
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