Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: February 3 – 9, 2020

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.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Auto:

  • General Motors has issued a recall for select 2014-2015 Cadillac CTS V-Sport sedans due to roll pins in the rear differential that could crack. The recall only affects 2,866 vehicles, but it is expected that 100% of those vehicles have the defective parts.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Recalled Triumph Motorcycle
Recalled Triumph Motorcycle
  • Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD is recalling 3,244 model year 2016-2018 Thruxton, model year 2016-2019 Thruxton R and model year 2020 Thruxton TFC motorcycles. The side stand spring may fracture, possibly allowing the side stand switch to activate and shut off the engine.

  • Triumph Motorcycles America is recalling 1,304 model year 2019-2020 Speed Twin motorcycles. The gear shift lever linkage may separate from shifter ball joint, resulting in an inability to change gears.

  • Arcimoto is recalling 50 model year 2019 FUV motorcycles. Due to an electrical interference within the electrical harnesses and modules, the instrument cluster display may fail.

  • Arcimoto is recalling 50 model year 2019 FUV motorcycles. During full right steering lock, the brake line may contact the steering main-link. The contact may wear through the hard brake line, causing a loss of braking ability and increasing the risk of a crash.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Recalled Recreational Vehicle
Recalled Recreational Vehicle

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Recalled Lasagna
Recalled Lasagna

Infant & Children Products

  • Juratoys Recalls Bead Maze Toys Due to Choking Hazard. The wooden triangle shape piece fails to meet the mandatory federal standard for small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

  • Infantino Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard. The buckles on the infant carriers can break, posing a fall hazard.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Sporting Equipment:

  • Rawlings Recalls Catcher’s Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury. The back plate of the catcher’s helmet can fail to protect the player, posing a risk of head injury to the user.

Household Products:

  • Rooms To Go Recalls Patmos Chaise Lounge Chairs Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban. The paint used on the chair’s metal frame contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

  • Star Water Systems Recalls Sump Pumps Due to Fire Hazard. The sump pumps can overheat, posing a risk of fire.

Industrial/Tools:

  • Country Home Products Recalls DR Walk Behind Leaf Blowers Due to Projectile Hazard. The blades inside the leaf blower can break off and discharge from the unit, posing a projectile hazard to the user or bystanders.

Apparel:

  • K-Apparel of Buena Park, Calif., is recalling about 2,200 sets of children’s lounge pants. The garments fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear that requires sleepwear to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

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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