Weekly Recap of Recalls January 30 – February 5, 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.

21 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Bard Peripheral Vascular Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding SheathPhoto Source: fda.gov
  • Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. recalled Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath due to sheath separation, kinking, or tip damage. The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Auto:

Nissan UltimaPhoto Source: autoweek.com/
  • Nissan Ultima sedans recalled due to door latch issue.
  • Audi recalled over 576,000 vehicles for fire and airbag-rupture risks.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

REV motor coaches and motorhomePhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Falafel King Tzatziki SaucePhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

Infant & Children Products:

Disney Mickey Mouse nightlightsPhoto Source:

Animals/Pets:

Evanger’s Dog & Cat FoodPhoto Source: abcactionnews.com
  • Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food voluntarily recalled specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital. Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.

Technology/Electronics:

Household:

  • Disney Mickey Mouse nightlights recalled due to fire hazard.
  • Bolton furniture dressersPhoto Source: cpsc.gov
  • South Shore recalled chests of drawers – The chests are unstable if not anchored to the wall.
  • Simpli Home recalled chests of drawers – the chests are unstable if not anchored to the wall.
  • Bar chairs sold at Lowe’s stores were recalled due to fall hazard – made by 3i Corporation.
  • Swivel patio chairs sold exclusively at Sears.com were recalled due to fall hazard – made by Brown Jordan Services.
  • Swivel patio chairs sold exclusively at Home Depot were recalled due to fall hazard – made by Casual Living Worldwide.
  • Bolton furniture dressers were recalled due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazards.

Tools/Industrial:

Teufelberger rescue ropes and throwlinesPhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

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