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
Articles by Lynn Fugaro
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with Mission City Press of Franklin, Tennessee, has announced a voluntary recall of A Life of Faith Charm Bracelet Sets. Approximately 11,00 of these bracelets have been recalled due to the following … Continued
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
&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
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
A Minnesota meatpacker has recalled about 188,000 pounds of ground beef patties and some other products due to E. coli bacteria concerns.
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
KYMCO USA of Spartanburg, SC, in cooperation with the CPSC, has voluntarily recalled about 1,350 MXU 500 ATVs model years 2006, 2007, 2008 due to the following problem: The pivot bolts holding the rear suspension onto the frame can become … Continued
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
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.
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
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
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
Boston Scientific Corp. announced that it has agreed to increase the amount it will pay to settle thousands of heart patients’ legal claims involving potentially faulty defibrillators by $45 million. The increase means the medical device maker will pay as … Continued
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
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
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.
A New Jersey physician who used the product Stand n’ Seal to waterproof the tile floors of his hot tub room ended up in the emergency room and then intensive care for four days due to his lungs becoming chemically … Continued
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
The United States government has recently seen an increase in the number of reports of toys containing toxic levels of lead paint; subsequently, many toys have been recalled due to lead paint. Now there are new concerns about products containing … Continued