Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 15 – 21, 2019

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.

37 Recalls to be aware this week.



    Recalled MazdaRecalled Mazda
  • Model year 2016-2018 Mazda3s recalled. A defective windshield wiper relay may cause the windshield wipers to become inoperative, reducing the driver’s visibility.
  • BMW adds 185,000 vehicles to total recall of 925,000 over fire risk. Until the repair, BMW suggests checking for smoke or burning plastic.
  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could roll away. The recall covers 2013 through 2016 model year automatic transmission Dart cars and that the defect could prevent drivers from shifting vehicles into park.
  • Nissan Rogue crossovers investigated for unexpected braking. 675,000 of them may have automatic emergency braking issue.


Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Children’s LoungewearRecalled Children’s Loungewear
  • Go Couture Recalls Children’s Loungewear Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The children’s loungewear sets fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
  • Target Recalls Wooden Toy Vehicles Due to Choking Hazard. The wheels on the vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
  • Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Deaths. Infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.
  • H&M Recalls Children’s Bathrobes Due to Violation of Flammability Standard. The children’s hooded bathrobes fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard. While operating the snowmobile the exhaust can flame from the muffler outlet, posing a fire hazard.

Household Products:

    Recalled Canopy BedRecalled Canopy Bed
  • RH Recalls Callum Canopy Beds Due to Injury Hazard. The bed’s horizontal canopy rails can detach and fall, posing an injury hazard.
  • Heat Hero Recalls Portable Plug-in Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The heater can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.


    Recalled Lawn Mower
    Recalled Lawn Mower
  • MTD Recalls Lawn Mowers Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s. Sharp objects can pierce through the lawn mower’s collecting bag during use and strike a user or bystander, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
  • Tekno Products Recalls Tuff Smoke-Less Grills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.


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

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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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