Safety Alerts: July 24-30, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

22 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

    Mitsubishi Motors
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 100,082 model year 2007-2013 Outlanders. Water may drop between the hood and the windshield and leak into the wiper motor breathing hole, causing internal corrosion of the windshield wiper motor and the possible failure of the motor.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Really Good Stuff Recalls Magnetic Dry Erase Boards Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert). The thin magnetic metal surface can separate from the product’s wooden board, posing a laceration hazard.

Miscellaneous:

    Self-Balancing HoverboardRecalled iRover Hoverboard
  • iRover Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • Quality Foam Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard. The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
  • Outxpro Mosquito Zapper LED Light Bulbs Recalled by R & D Products Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert). The LED light bulb’s base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
  • Nestlé Waters North America Recalls AccuPure Water Dispensers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert). The dispensers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com