Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 26 – April 1, 2018

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.

29 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

    Recalled FerariRecalled Ferari
  • Ferrari recalls California and 458 Italia vehicles. The passenger front airbag modules have inflators that may explode.
  • Model year 2016 Ferrari 488 GTBs and 488 Spiders recalled. Faulty software may not warn the driver about critical brake disc wear.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

  • Polaris recalls model year 2015-2018 Slingshot motorcycles. The seat belt buckle or seat back could detach from the seat base.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    Recalled MotorhomeRecalled Motorhome
  • Forest River recalls model year 2018 Surveyor recreational trailers. The refrigerator in the slideroom may overheat.
  • Entegra recalls model year 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 Aspires. The power steering hose may leak.
  • Forest River recalls model year 2018 Stealth Evo recreational trailers. The vehicle’s federal placard contains incorrect tire size information.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Pet Food & Animal Products:

    Recalled Dog FoodRecalled Dog Food
  • Blue Ridge Beef Voluntarily Recalls BRB Complete Raw Pet Food Lot#GA0131 Because of Possible Contamination.
  • Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Issues Voluntary Recalls for Darwin’s Brand Dog Foods Due To Contamination Salmonella And Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli O128.

Household Products:

    Recalled Light BulbRecalled Light Bulb
  • Shop LC Recalls Electric Blankets Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The blankets’ heating coils can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • H-E-B Recalls Halogen Lightbulbs Due to Laceration and Fire Hazards. The halogen light bulbs can shatter while in use in a lamp or light fixture, posing laceration and fire hazards to consumers.

Miscellaneous:

  • Octane Fitness Recalls Cross Trainers Due to Fall Hazard. The incline lead screw can shear off, causing the foot pedals to drop unexpectedly, resulting in a fall hazard to the user.
  • Primo Recalls Beverage Dispensers Due to Burn Hazard. Hot water can drip from the machine when it is used in high altitude areas over 6,000 feet in elevation, posing a burn hazard to users.
  • Residential Elevators Recalls to Inspect Elevators Due to Impact Hazard. The elevator cab can rise unexpectedly to the top of the elevator shaft and abruptly stop, posing an impact hazard to consumers in the elevator cab.

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