Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: December 24 – 30, 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.

25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

    Recalled Itch Relief CreamRecalled Itch Relief Cream
  • Natureplex of Olive Branch, Mass., is recalling about 74,000 packages of Well at Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream. The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The product contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.
  • Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of 80 Lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, Due to the Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity.
  • Flawless Beauty recalls 19 drugs sold individually or as part of multi-unit kits. The products are misbranded or unapproved new drugs.

Auto:

    Recalled Aston-MartonRecalled Aston-Marton
  • Aston Martin is recalling 1,027 model year 2017-2018 DB11 V12 Coupes and DB11 V8 Coupes. The driver’s front airbag may deploy unexpectedly due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clock spring is broken.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Rockler Companies of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 2,300 Murphy Bed hardware kits. The hardware kits used to secure the wooden wall enclosures to the wall studs do not provide sufficient bracing support, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
  • Multipro Bassinet is recalling about 1,000 bassinets that fail to meet the mandatory federal safety standard for bassinets and cradles, posing fall and entrapment hazards to babies.
  • Fashion Accessory Bazaar recalls fidget spinner keychains. The center post on the fidget spinner can become loose or fall out.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

Technology/Electronics:

    Recalled Flat Screen TVRecalled Flat Screen TV
  • Panasonic Corporation of North America is recalling about 885 Panasonic 55-inch flat screen LED/LCD televisions with tabletop swivel stands sold in the U.S and Canada. The mounting screws that connect the swivel stand to the TV can come loose and cause the TV to tip over and fall off the stand unexpectedly, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children.

Household Products:

  • Bed Bath & Beyond recalls Hudson Comforter. Mold can be present, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections.

Miscellaneous:

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