Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: January 1-7, 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.

22 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:



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  • Aston Martin recalls model year 2005-2009 DB9, and DBS vehicles. Driver seat positioning may damage the battery supply cables.
  • Model year 2018 Maserati Quattroportes and Ghiblis recalled.The fuel delivery pipe in the engine compartment may leak fuel.


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  • Honda Fury motorcycles with replacement fuel tanks recalled. The replacement fuel tank may be missing welds around the mounting bracket.
  • Piaggio is recalling certain 2016-17 Aprilia RSV4 1000 motorcycles and 2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 motorcycles due to the potential for front brake master cylinder failure.
  • Ducati has issued a recall on multiple motorcycles when it was found that the motorcycles are equipped with Brembo front brake master cylinders that may fail and pose an increased risk of a crash. This recall affects potentially 8,000 motorcycles.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:


Household Products:

  • Vilo Home recalls Marseille dining benches. The foam seat cushion and base can crack in the middle and cause the bench to collapse.


  • Comfort Research Recalls Bean Bag Chair Covers Due to Risks of Entrapment, Suffocation to Children. The zippers on the bean bag chair covers can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads.
  • SureFit Recalls Riding Lawn Mower Blade Spindle Shafts Due to Impact Hazard. The blade spindle shaft can break during lawn mowing and the broken blade pieces can become projectiles. This poses a risk of an impact injury to bystanders or damage to property.


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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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