Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: February 18 – 23, 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.

25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

Recalled Kia
Recalled Kia
  • Land Rover recalls model year 2020 Discovery vehicles. The second row seat frame assembly may be insufficiently strong.

  • Kia recalls more than 200,000 Sedonas and Sorentos. The Anti-lock Brake Module may short circuit.

  • Mazda recalls model year 2016 CX-5s. The Daytime Running Lights may fail.

  • 2018-2020 Honda Odysseys recalled over short circuit risk. 241,339 minivans in the recall, and Honda says all have the defect.

  • Tesla recalls model year 2015-2016 Model X vehicles. The vehicles may suffer a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Recalled Potato Chips
Recalled Potato Chips

Infant & Children Products:

Household Products:

Miscellaneous:

  • Contigo Reannounces Recall of 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard; Additional Incidents with Replacement Lids Provided in Previous Recall.

Firearms/Ammo/Accessories:

  • Browning Recalls Pistol Holsters Due to Injury Hazard. The holster design can change the position of the safety switch on the firearm without the user knowing it.

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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