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.

30 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

    Recalled Implantable Cardiac DeviceRecalled Implantable Cardiac Device
  • Certain Implantable Cardiac Devices by Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical): FDA Safety Communication – Battery Performance Alert and Cybersecurity Firmware Updates.
  • 24-Hour Multi-Patient Use Endoscope Connectors: Letter to HealthCare Providers and Healthcare Facilities – Risk of Cross-Contamination.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

  • Indian recalls various model year 2018 motorcycles. The motorcycle may start in some cases without the user’s intent.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Wild & Wolf Recalls Petit Collage Children’s Toy Xylophones Due to Choking Hazard. The ball on the end of the toy xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.
  • Base Brands Recalls Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. The pink paint on the outside of the bear water bottle contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

    Recalled Dog FoodRecalled Dog Food
  • OC Raw Dog, LLC RECALLS one lot of Chicken, Fish & Produce BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK.
  • TruPet LLC Recalls Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination.
  • Carnivore Meat Company Issues Voluntary Recall of limited batches of “Vital Essentials® Freeze-Dried Beef Toppers” and “Vital Essentials® Frozen Beef Chub Entrée for Dogs” Pet Food.

Household Products:

    Recalled Decorative CushionsRecalled Decorative Cushions
  • Briggs & Stratton Recalls Surface Cleaners Due to Injury Hazard. The surface cleaner’s spray bar can break and detach from the central hub, causing broken pieces to strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.
  • Primark Recalls Decorative Cushions Due to Fire Hazard. The cushions can catch fire if exposed to an ignition source, posing a fire hazard.

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled String LightsRecalled String Lights
  • Schneider Electric Recalls Square D Safety Switches Due to Electrical Shock Hazard. The power can stay on when the safety switch handle is in the “OFF” position, posing an electrical shock or electrocution hazard to consumers.
  • Jo-Ann Stores Recalls Light Sets Due to Laceration Hazard. The light set’s glass jars can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.

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