Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 19 – 25, 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.

24 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

  • Edwards Lifesciences, LLC, Recalls SAPIEN 3 Ultra Delivery System Due to Burst Balloons During Surgery, Which May Result in Vascular Injury, Bleeding, or Surgical Intervention.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

    Recalled VolkswagenRecalled Volkswagen
  • Volkswagen is recalling 679,000 U.S. vehicles sold since 2011 that could roll away because of an electrical issue. VW said a build-up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts is to blame.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Children's PajamasRecalled Children’s Pajamas
  • SAMpark Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear that requires sleepwear to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
  • Crate and Barrel Recalls Push Walkers Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards. Walkers can be damaged over time exposing sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children.

Household Products:

  • Norwex Recalls Rubber Brooms Due to Laceration Hazard. The broom handles can break in half, exposing a metal inner rim, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Miscellaneous:

  • Southwire Recalls Electrical Outlet Boxes Due to Fire Hazard. The electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire 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

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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 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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