Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: November 26 – December 2, 2018

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:

  • Pfizer Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of Six Lots of Thermacare® Heatwraps Due to Leaking Wraps With The Potential For Skin Injuries.



    Recalled Motorcycle HelmetRecalled Motorcycle Helmet
  • BatteryJack recalls DSR 808 adult motorcycle helmets. The helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash, and may not be labeled properly labeled.
  • Silverstone recalls Ride Eazy DOT Sleek helmets. The helmets may not protect the wearer adequately in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash, or the helmet may detach from the wearer.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Pet Food & Animal Products:

    Recalled Dry Dog Food
    Recalled Dry Dog Food
  • Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.
  • ANF Pet Inc. Issues Voluntary Precautionary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.
  • ELM Pet Foods Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Öhlins Recalls Bicycle Forks Sold on Specialized Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards. The air cartridge can abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube, posing fall and injury risks to the rider.

Household Products:

    Recalled IKEA Table
    Recalled IKEA Table
  • IKEA Recalls Dining Tables Due to Laceration Hazard. The table’s glass extension leaf can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.


  • Lumber Liquidators Recalls 5-Gallon Buckets Due to Drowning Hazard. Young children can fall into buckets and drown. The buckets do not have the required cautionary label warning of the drowning risk posed to young children.


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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