Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: April 22 – 28, 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.

30 Recalls to be aware this week.


    Recalled Losartan Potassium PillsRecalled Losartan Potassium Pills
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium 25 mg and 100 mg Tablets USP, Sold Exclusively to Golden State Medical Supply.
  • Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP, 50mg Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API).
  • Alvogen Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Fentanyl Transdermal System Due to Product Mislabeling.
  • TriDerma Recalls Pain Relief Cream Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning. The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put it on their skin or ingest it.


    Recalled KiaRecalled Kia
  • Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler from the 2010 through 2019 model years are included in the probe, which was revealed Tuesday in documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It involves airbag control units made by ZF-TRW that were installed in the vehicles.
  • Certain 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey minivans are being recalled for a transmission that could unexpectedly shift to park while driving. If that sounds like an unpleasant experience, then we’re right there with you.
  • Kia recalls model year 2019 Sedonas with 8-passenger seat arrangement. The seat belt buckle for the second-row middle seat may have been improperly installed.
  • Karma Automotive is recalling 231 model year 2018 Reveros. In the event of a rollover crash, the side curtain/head protection air bags may not deploy as intended due to a rollover sensor system that is not enabled.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

    Recalled Chewy Chips AhoyRecalled Chewy Chips Ahoy
  • Mondelēz Global recalls Chewy Chips Ahoy. The product may contain an unexpected solidified ingredient Announcement.
  • K2D Foods Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O103 Contamination.
  • Grant Park Packing Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O103 Contamination.
  • The Canadian Food Inspection Agency reports pea shoots recalled for Listeria monocytogenes contamination were distributed to more provinces and retailers than originally reported.
  • French authorities are investigating an E. coli outbreak linked to cheese after young children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Some Saint-Félicien and Saint Marcellin cheese has been recalled.

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Children's Sleepwear
    Recalled Children’s Sleepwear
  • Go Couture of Vernon, Calif., is recalling about 120 sets of children’s loungewear sets. The children’s garments fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries.
  • Kids II Recalls All Rocking Sleepers Due to Reports of Deaths. Infant fatalities have occurred in the Rocking Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.
  • Flying Tiger Copenhagen Recalls Toy Train Carts Due to Choking Hazard. The steam dome on the toy train’s engine car can come loose, posing a choking hazard.

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 US of Corte Madera, Calif., is recalling about 3,000 Callum canopy beds sold in the U.S and Canada. The bed’s horizontal canopy rails can detach and fall, posing an injury hazard.
  • Viessmann Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard. The boiler heat exchanger back plate can corrode and leak flue gases, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to consumers.
  • Ruggable Recalls Shag Rugs Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The rug’s shag cover fails to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard.


    Recalled Stove Top Espresso MakerRecalled Stove Top Espresso Maker
  • Bodum Recalls Stove Top Espresso Makers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The espresso maker’s handle can ignite from the flame of a gas stove, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • Tekno Products of Rutherford, N.J., is recalling about 40,200 Tuff smoke-less grills. The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.


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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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