Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: December 3 – 9, 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.

26 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

    Recalled oral suspension liquidRecalled Oral Suspension Liquid
  • Tris Pharma Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, Due to Potential Higher Concentrations of Ibuprofen.
  • Mylan Expands Its Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, to all Lots Within Expiry Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient.

Auto:

    Recalled Lamborghini
    Recalled Lamborghini
  • Lamborghini recalls model year 2011-2014 Gallardo Coupes and Spyders. The Engine Control Unit software may erase trouble codes after the ignition is turned off, not illuminating warning lamps and preventing drivers from being warned of safety system problems the next time that they are driving.
  • Maserati recalls model year 2014-2015 Quattroportes and Ghiblis. The fuel lines may have been damaged during production, possibly resulting in a fuel leak.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    Recalled Motorhome
    Recalled Motorhome
  • Heartland recalls Pioneer and Prowler recreational trailers. The inner hub bearings may not have been sufficiently greased, which can cause the bearings to overheat and fail. This could affect handling and increase the risk of a crash.
  • Grand Design RV is recalling 119 model year 2019 Grand Design Imagine recreational trailers, built on D28H, D35, D40 or D44 trailer axles. The inner hub bearings may not have been sufficiently greased, which can cause them to overheat and fail.
  • Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Injury Hazard. The vehicle’s rollover protection structure (ROPS) can fail to protect consumers, posing an injury hazard.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Child Hooded JacketRecalled Child Hooded Jacket
  • Meijer Recalls Children’s Hooded Jackets Due to Choking Hazard. The zipper slider can detach from the hoodie, posing a choking hazard to young children.
  • Skip Hop Recalls Convertible High Chairs Due to Injury and Fall Hazards. The legs on the highchair can detach from the seat, posing fall and injury hazards to children.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Household Products:

    Recalled Shower Door
    Recalled Shower Door
  • Foremost Recalls Shower Doors and Panels Due to Injury and Impact Hazards. The pivot hinges can fail and cause the glass door panel to separate from its frame, posing impact and injury hazards.
  • Signature Hardware Recalls Wall-Mounted Shower Seats Due to Fall and Laceration Hazards. The aluminum hardware supporting the shower seat can corrode, posing fall and laceration hazards.

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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