Top Ten Auto Recalls of 2007

Vehicles will be recalled when there is a manufacturing defect. Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) have probably seen the most recalls due to the nature of their design and their tendency to rollover. Engine problems and fire hazards have also caused … Continued

Pain Medication Patches Recalled

Fentanyl pain medication patches have been recalled this week due to a flaw that allows the very potent opiod medication to come in direct contact with the patient using the patch, proving to be potentially deadly. The patches have been … Continued

Air Compressors Recalled

&The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with Campbell Hausfeld, has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 233,000 Campbell Hausfeld and Husky Air Compressors because the protective covers on the compressor’s motor are not made from proper flame retardant … Continued

Board Game Recalled due to Lead Paint

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cranium, Inc. of Seattle, Washington, has recalled Cranium Cadoo Board Games due to excessive levels of lead in the surface paint on the die. So far, no injuries or deaths … Continued

Heparin Syringes Recalled

A nationwide recall has been announced on Pre-filled Heparin Lock Flush Solution USP (5 mL in 12 mL syringes) with Lot #070926H. The Heparin IV flush syringes have been found to be contaminated with Serratia marcescens, a bacterium that is … Continued

Teething Rings Recalled

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with the Empire Silver Company of Brooklyn, New York, has announced a voluntary recall of the Sterling Silver Teething Rings. The hazard of these rings is that the silver ball … Continued

Tundra Pick-up Trucks Being Recalled

Reuters reported on December 14, 2007 that Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 15,600 Tundra pickup trucks in the United States because a rear propeller shaft may separate at the joint. The recall involves 2007 model-year Tundra four-wheel-drive pickup trucks.

Confetti Bursts Recalled Due to Lead

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Greetings Corp. of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling about 60,000 DesignWare Confetti Bursts because the surface paint on the individual bags of confetti contains excessive levels of lead, violating the … Continued

Old Navy Boys’ Jackets Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Old Navy LLC, has nnounced a voluntary recall of Performance Fleece-lined Boys Jackets . Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The jackets have a waist drawstring with … Continued

Nissans Being Recalled

Nissan is currently recalling almost 700,000 Altima and Sentra cars due to problems with a sensor that could lead to engine stalling. Nissan Motor Co. spokeswoman, Jeannine Ginivan said there have, thus far, been no reports of crashes or injuries … Continued

Mattel Announces Toy Recall

On November 6, 2007, Mattel Inc. recalled over 172,000 Fisher-Price kitchen toys because several children have choked and gagged on small, detachable parts. Mattel has received approximately 50 reports of small parts separating from these toys, which feature a sink, … Continued

More Cold/Cough Medicine Recalled

Some nonprescription cold medicines are being pulled off store shelves after drug maker Wyeth started a voluntary recall and replacement program at retail outlets across the country. The cold medicines are being removed because they come with a dosing cup … Continued

Baby Seats Recalled

Over one million foam baby seats sold by Target, Wal-Mart and other large retailers have been recalled due to reports of young children falling out of the seats according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Target Recalls Rattles

Target has announced a recall of about 82,000 rattles with sports themes that were made in China due to a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Oct. 2, 2007. The toys are in the shapes of … Continued