“Kidde Recalls 38 Million Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported”

Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Remedy: Replace Recall date: November 2, 2017 Recall number: 18-022 Consumer … Continue reading “Kidde Recalls 38 Million Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported”

“Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries”

Recall date: November 4, 2016 Name of product: Samsung top-load washing machines Hazard: The washing machine top can unexpectedly detach from the washing machine chassis during use, posing a risk of injury from impact. Consumer Contact: Samsung toll-free at 866-264-5636 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET, or online at http://www.Samsung.com and click on the … Continue reading “Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries”

“12,000 All Power Portable Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire and Burn Hazards”

J.D. North America Corp., of Charlotte, N.C., is recalling about 12,300 All Power portable gasoline generators sold in the U.S. and Mexico. The fuel tank can leak, posing explosion, fire and burn hazards. The firm has received 21 reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage have been reported. This recall involves All Power … Continue reading “12,000 All Power Portable Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire and Burn Hazards”

U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Gas-fired hot water boilers Hazard: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit … Continue reading U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Red Wing Shoes Recalls 105,000 Pairs Of Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

Name of product: Steel toe work boots Hazard: The steel toe cap in the boots could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact. Units About 105,000 pairs in the United States and 9,000 in Canada Description This recall involves 45 styles of Red Wing men’s steel toe work boots in sizes 11 to … Continue reading Red Wing Shoes Recalls 105,000 Pairs Of Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

Fu San Machinery Recalls 163,000 Low Lead Ball Valves Installed in Flammable Gas Lines Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2012 Release #13-064 Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 779-9200 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced … Continue reading Fu San Machinery Recalls 163,000 Low Lead Ball Valves Installed in Flammable Gas Lines Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 108,000 Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2012 Release #13-047 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 444-3353 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drill Due to Fire and Burn Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary … Continue reading Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 108,000 Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

LG Electronics Recalls 161,000 Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: LG Electric Ranges … Continue reading LG Electronics Recalls 161,000 Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2012 Release #12-273 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 506-4636 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Death of Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress Two-year-old strangles in cord WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Blind Xpress of … Continue reading Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2012 Release #12-253 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 383-7323 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target