Archive for the 'Household Product Recalls' Category

Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard

April 25th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations’ towers can slide out or break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Ontel Recalls Isometric Exercise Devices Due to Projectile Hazard

April 17th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard

April 17th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The solder welds on the lantern can melt due to heat from a tea light. This can cause the candle holder to break and expose the flame, posing a fire hazard.

GunBox Recalls Gun Storage Boxes Due to Lock Failure (Recall Alert)

April 16th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The GunBox storage box locking mechanism can open if dropped, allowing access to the gun stored inside.

Therapedic of New England Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard; Sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club (Recall Alert)

March 11th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Gree Expands Dehumidifier Recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

January 30th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Bodum USA Recalls Coffee Presses Sold Exclusively at Starbucks Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards

January 28th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The glass carafe can fall out of the metal frame and plastic base of the coffee press and break or shatter, posing laceration and burn hazards to consumers.

System Sensor Recalls Reflected Beam Smoke Detectors Due To Failure to Alert Consumers in a Fire (Recall Alert)

January 28th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

When used with certain power supplies, the reflected beam smoke detectors can fail to send a signal to the fire alarm control panel that sounds the alarm and fail to alert occupants of a fire.

Ergotron Recalls Television Wall Mounts Due to Risk of Injury

January 24th, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The weld between the “VESA” style mounting plate and the mounting ring can fail, allowing the monitor or TV to fall. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.

Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

January 23rd, 2014 by ConsumerBob

The system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards to consumers and property damage.