Weekly Recap of Recalls Nov. 27 – Dec. 3, 2017

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.

20 Recalls to be aware this week.


    Synodrin Pain Relieving CreamRecalled Pain Relieving Cream
  • Albumin Human 25 Percent Solution (AlbuRx 25): Product Information Advisory – Fading Print on Label.
  • Natural Solutions for Life Recalls Synodrin Pain Relieving Cream Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement. 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.


    Recalled Jaguar CarRecalled Jaguar Car
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling 7,036 model year 2017-2018 Jaguar XFs and F-Paces, 2016-2017 Jaguar XJs and 2018 Jaguar XEs. The instrument clusters may intermittently go blank and fail to show important information like vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Subaru of America is recalling 2,367 model year 2018 Crosstreks. The vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect floor mat retention bracket, allowing the floor mat to move out of position and interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal operation. A floor mat that moves out of position and interferes with the accelerator or brake pedal operation can increase the risk of a crash.


    Recalled Motorcycle
    Recalled Motorcycle
  • American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 2,443 model year 2017 Honda CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP motorcycles. There may be a gap between the fuel tank cap seal and the fuel filler neck which can allow water to enter the fuel tank causing an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Triumph Motorcycles has issued a recall on certain 2016-2017 Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S motorcycles, when it was found that a wire for the charging system may rub against a bracket for the ABS modulator, potentially resulting in an electrical short. The engine could stall as a result of an electrical short, increasing the risk of a crash.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    Recalled MotorhomeRecalled Motorhome
  • Forest River is recalling 77 model year 2017-2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff travel trailers. The slide room arm may contact and damage the passenger side rear tire which may leak air, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
  • KZRV is recalling 151 model year 2017-2018 Connect recreational trailers equipped with an outside kitchen. The outlet for outside kitchen area does not have Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) protection. Without the circuit protection, an individual may be shocked.
  • Kubota Recalls RTV-X Series Utility Vehicles Due to Injury Hazard. The seat belt stays can break, posing an injury hazard to consumers in the event of a crash.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Toys“R”Us Recalls Clay Craft Kits Due to Risk of Mold Exposure; Sold at Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us. Mold can be present in the clay, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

    Recalled Dog TreatRecalled Dog Treat
  • FDA has received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to “bone treats,” which differ from uncooked butcher-type bones because they are processed and packaged for sale as dog treats. A variety of commercially-available bone treats for dogs—including treats described as “Ham Bones,” “Pork Femur Bones,” “Rib Bones,” and “Smokey Knuckle Bones”—were listed in the reports.

Sporting Equipment:

Household Products:

    Recalled Bourbon GlassesRecalled Bourbon Glasses
  • Flos Recalls Pendant Light Fixtures Due to Impact Injury Hazard. The glass diffuser can detach and fall, posing an impact injury hazard.
  • Libbey Glass Recalls Bourbon Glasses Due to Laceration Hazard. The glasses can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.


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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