Recalls January 29 - February 4, 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.

Medical Devices & Equipment:


    Recalled Pain and Itch Relief CreamRecalled Pain and Itch Relief Cream
  • Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream Recalled by Natureplex 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 and itch relief cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.
  • Magno-Humphries Laboratories is recalling one lot of Basic Drugs Brand of Senna Laxative 8.6 mg tablets. A customer complaint that the bottle was mislabeled and actually contained Basic Drugs brand of Naproxen Sodium 220 mg. tablets, a pain reliever and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • Kareway Products, Inc Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Gericare Eye Wash due to Complaints Received on Potential Product Contamination which Compromises Sterility.
  • Imodium (loperamide) for Over-the-Counter Use: Drug Safety Communication – FDA Limits Packaging To Encourage Safe Use.
  • Ocaliva (obeticholic acid): Drug Safety Communication – Boxed Warning Added to Highlight Correct Dosing.



    Recalled Indian MotorcycleRecalled Indian Motorcycle
  • Dainese S.p.A is recalling 325 AGV Carbon Modular motorcycle full-face, flip-up helmets, model AGV 580. The glue applied to the screws that secure the chin bar components together may have contacted the chin base polycarbonate material causing it to deteriorate prematurely.
  • Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling 7,392 model year 2015-2017 Roadmaster motorcycles. Water may enter the trunk wiring harness, potentially causing the brake light to remain illuminated even when the brakes are not applied.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    Recalled MotorhomeRecalled Motorhome
  • Forest River is recalling 223 model year 2017-2018 Forest River Cherokee travel trailers. A 14-gauge and a 12-gauge neutral wire for the 110V air conditioning were connected to the same lug in the 120V panel neutral bus bar.
  • Forest River is recalling 152 model year 2018 Surveyor recreational trailers, models SVT266RLDS, SVT285IKDS, SVT285IKLE, SVT323BHLE, SVT33KRETS, SVT33KRLOK and SVT33KRLTS. The vehicles were built with a circuit breaker that allows more current that the wiring can handle, which can cause the wiring to melt, increasing the risk of a fire.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    recalled infant bodysuitRecalled Infant Bodysuit
  • Vornado Air Recalls Cribside Space Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. A broken motor mount can allow the electric heating element to come in contact with the interior plastic materials and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • Infant Bodysuits Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Made by Alstyle. The snaps at the crotch can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

  • JustFoodForDogs recalls three daily diets. The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Household Products:

    Recalled Sheer BlindsRecalled Sheer Blinds
  • LEDVANCE Recalls Recessed Canister Light Kits Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards. The recalled recessed canister light kits can short circuit, posing a shock and electrocution hazard when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights.
  • Hunter Douglas Recalls Privacy Sheer Blinds Due to Strangulation Hazard. The cord restraints on the combination wand/cord of the sheer blinds can break, posing a strangulation hazard to children.


    Recalled Chainsaw
    Recalled Chainsaw
  • Cordless Electric Chainsaws Recalled Due to Injury Hazard; Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading. The chain brake guard in the cordless electric chainsaw can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users.
  • John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors Due To Crash and Injury Hazards. The brakes can fail, posing crash and injury hazards.
  • John Deere Recalls ZTrak Riding Mowers Due to Laceration Hazard. The mower’s blades can continue to rotate under power when the operator leaves the seat, posing a laceration risk to the user or bystander.


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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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