Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: December 2 – 8, 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.

28 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

    Recalled Wintergreen Essential OilRecalled Wintergreen Essential Oil
  • Precision Dose recalls Ranitidine Oral Solution. The medication is contaminated with a probable cancer-causer.

  • RESURRECTIONbeauty recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil. The product’s packaging is not child resistant.

Auto:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • DaVinci Recalls Bassinets Due to Fall Hazard. The bassinet’s support legs can break, posing a fall hazard to babies.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Sporting Equipment:

  • Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard. The front fender bolt can unthread causing the wheel to detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

  • Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Racks Due to Crash and Injury Hazards. The recalled front bicycle rack can loosen and contact the front wheel, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.

Industrial/Tools:

Miscellaneous:

  • WilliamsRDM Recalls Cooktop Fire Suppressors Due to Risk of Failure to Activate and Suppress Fires. The StoveTop FireStop (STFS) Rangehood and Microhood Automatic Cooktop Fire Suppressors can fail to activate the sealed openings that allow the suppressant powder to feed out of the canister and suppress the fire.

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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