Recalls for Household Products
The aluminum wand used with Shark brand Rotator Powered Lift-Away series upright vacuums can disconnect from the vacuum cleaner’s handle and remain energized.
The recalled AG Hair "Sweet Heat" brand hair dryers do not have immersion protection devices, which guard against electrocution or shock, if immersed in water.
Battery packs sold with computers and separately can overheat.
The women’s silk scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a burn hazard to consumers.
Wire-edged ribbon used in the blanket's ribbon tags can become exposed.
Mowers were assembled with an incorrect blade driver and blade combination, which can cause the blade to break, resulting in an injury hazard.
The blower vacuum can overheat, spark and catch on fire posing fire and burn hazards.
The Expert Gardener blower vacuum can overheat, spark and catch on fire posing fire and burn hazards.
The mattresses and foundations fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard, posing a fire hazard.
The children's pajamas sets by Smooth Industries violates federal flammability standards. This poses a risk of burn injuries to children.
Home Depot’s Hampton Bay-branded Niles Park Collection patio set rocking chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The Stokke Trailz stroller handle can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the infant.
On some 30-, 40-, 50- and 60-gallon gas water heaters, the flame arrestor or flame arrestor plate can fail.
The shade's chain or cord loop can slip out of the hold-down device, posing a strangulation hazard for small children.
The wood chairs, also sold as bistro sets, can unexpectedly tip over when a consumer sits on the edge of the seat, posing a fall hazard.
The elevator can operate while the gate door is open and can result in serious injury.
In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.
A relay inside the creamer dispensers can overheat.
The pull chain on the model 70242 glass shade holder is incorrectly wired, posing a shock hazard to the consumer.
The red wooden knobs on the rocker's steering panel console can detach.
The four styles of "cheeky" phrase teacups are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the gold paint accents can spark, posing a fire hazard.
The muffler on the engine can break during use and pose a fire hazard.
The trigger switch could fail and the unit not turn off, posing an injury hazard.
The interior fan of the Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the housing.
The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in, posing a fire hazard.
The wheel hub can separate or break and eject pieces during inflation, posing a risk of injury to the consumer and bystanders.
The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop.
A towel or other item covering the seat of an empty tub can cause the seat to overheat.
The hub holding the Fanimation Brewmaster Ceiling fan blades can separate while operating in reverse. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.
The tools plastic end cap can fly off from the product with force either during use or while in storage, posing an impact hazard.
The glass shaker can break or shatter unexpectedly.
The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.
The seat can dislodge, allowing the seat and child to fall, and the chair can fall on a child crawling underneath the seat.
The chandelier’s screw collar that holds the chandeliers to the ceiling mount can break causing the chandelier to fall and injure bystanders.
The back plate can detach when removing the heater from the outlet.
The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil.
The plastic menorah can catch fire if candles are allowed to burn to the base of the menorah.
CEROS 550 5-inch, CEROS 650 6-inch and CEROS 680 6-inch electric sanders can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.
The handle attachment on five models of Matrix Fitness Varsity series strength training machines can detach during use.
The wand that controls the chair's movements can overheat.
Cleaners may be mislabeled "Does not contain ammonia" but may, creating a chemical hazard. If mixed with other chemicals, could produce toxic gases.
The chair leg can break unexpectedly, causing the person sitting in the chair to fall.
The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.
Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.
The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.
The circuit breakers will not trip during an overload condition.
The rubber stress balls can break into pieces when squeezed.
A steel pin in the shade's idler can become dislodged and cause the shade to fall, posing a risk of injury from impact.
The AC power cord sold with IdeaPad and Lenovo brand can overheat.
The MBED 3042 series residential meter breaker’s electrical components can be easily accessed, posing a shock hazard.
The air purifier’s circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.
The battery packs can overcharge, overheat, bulge and melt. One fire reported.
A defective chip in certain alarm panels produced between 3/15/2014 – 6/20/2014 and used exclusively in commercial settings can cause premature battery failure and prevent activation of devices during alarm conditions.
The steering control arm component can break during normal use, causing driver to lose control and crash.
The lock mechanism on the optional knife blade can inadvertently release the blade.
The rugs fail to meet federal standards or lack the required labeling.
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The DS-5500 recorders can overheat when they are charging.
The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax.
Coaire and Quietside brand gas water heaters can overheat.
The motor in the air exchangers with and without heat recovery can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing fire and electric shock hazards.
The chair can tip or recline too quickly, posing a fall hazard.
An accelerated circuit drain of the Visonic Amber MCT-212 GS LA S (315) ENR pendants and Visonic Amber Kits GS LA (315) KIT2 pendant battery can result in a shorter than expected “low battery” warning period, from 30 days down to a nine day warning period
When weight is applied to the storage bar, the screws holding the mounting plate can pull out of the bar allowing the storage bar to fall, posing an injury hazard.
The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.
The Waterway Plastics Designer Pro Series model 640-52XX S suction covers can become disengaged. This poses an entrapment hazard.
Weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.
The nut securing the television to the main arm assembly can loosen causing television to become detached from the arm assembly, posing an impact hazard.
The folding table can collapse if someone sits on it, posing a falling hazard.
The cord system can fail to support the pendant's weight, causing it to fall.
The ground wire and probe wires could be incorrectly assembled in the units by the manufacturer, posing fire and explosion hazards.
The flexible, electrical conducting strip at the top of the heating element can break at the corners after multiple setups, posing an electrical fire hazard.
The Fiskars model 6954, titanium bypass loppers can break while in use. Eleven reports of incidents, some resulting in bruising and lacerations.
The engine control bail/lever on 3-in-1 high-wheel mowers with Honda GCV160 engines and a 21-inch deck can fail to stop the engine and blades.
The ignition module in 2012, 2013 and 2014 riding lawn mowers with 27-horsepower Kohler engines can fail to ground, overheat and melt.
The chair's seat can fail to stay attached to the frame and the chair can collapse.
The gas valve in the unit can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The Siemens SBGA-34 audible fire alarm base can fail to sound an alarm, posing a risk of personal injury and property damage.
The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or CO incident after a power outage.
The rear frame support on 2014 Honda gasoline-powered 7,000-watt generators can fail during lifting. In addition, the owner’s manual has missing or duplicated pages.
The neck of the JVC Emerald Series flat panel television's stand can crack and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly. This poses a risk of injury to the consumer.
Water can enter the Air Innovations model MH-407 humidifiers and cause the circuit board to short circuit and overheat. This poses a fire hazard.
The plastic insulator inside the Pro Ambient Temperature Probes and Pro Meat Probes is not heat resistant and can melt and fall into food.
The Cottage Retreat II bunk bed's side mattress support rails can break.
The power cords on the units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
The glass lens on the fixture can break, posing a laceration hazard.
The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard.
Kids can open the chair’s zippers, crawl inside and suffocate and choke on the foam beads.
The Microhood's front canister can fall from the unit and fail to suppress the fire.
The bare-copper grounding lugs installed with SolarWorld Solar Systems can corrode, resulting in a faulty ground circuit. This poses a risk of shock, electrocution and fire.
The Whole Room Vortex heater, model VH110, can overheat and cause the units to melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items.
Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail.
High flames from the “DD” brand CoScentrix candles can ignite the surface wax and the polymer coating on the tin-plated container. This poses a fire hazard.
The 20-watt halogen bulb under the night stands can overheat, scorch carpet, and poses a burn hazard.
The stand assembly can fail on the VIZIO E-Series flat panel televisions and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly. This poses a risk of injury to the consumer
The footrest can crack, compromising the strength and stability of the bar stool, posing a fall hazard.
The 50-, 100-, 150-, 200- and 250-watt heaters are insufficiently grounded.
The torch handles can leak oxygen or fuel.