Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: December 10 – 16, 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.

32 Recalls to be aware this week.

Auto:

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Children's Robe
    Recalled Children’s Robe
  • The Company Store Recalls Children’s Robes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards. The children’s robes fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Household Products:

    Recalled Drawer Knob
    Recalled Drawer Knob
  • White-Rodgers Recalls Thermostats Due to Fire Hazard. Contact between the thermostat wires and household line voltage can damage the thermostat, posing a fire hazard.
  • TJX Recalls Drawer Knobs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods Stores. The glass and ceramic drawer knobs can break or shatter when pulled, posing a laceration hazard.

Industrial/Tools:

  • Penn State Industries Recalls Woodworking Jaw Chuck Systems Due to Laceration Hazard. The jaws can loosen from the chuck and break off, posing a laceration hazard.

Apparel:

    Recalled ScarfRecalled Scarf
  • Women’s Scarves Recalled by Raj Imports Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The women’s scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled Lockset
    Recalled Lockset
  • Kimberly-Clark Announces Voluntary Recall of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, Throughout U.S. and Canada.
  • Kubota Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Injury Hazard. The rollover protective structure (ROPS) on the mower can loosen and fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing a risk of injury.
  • Dormakaba USA Recalls Stanley Commercial Hardware Locksets Due to Risk of Entrapment in an Emergency. The lockset can fail to open, posing an entrapment hazard and inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

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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