Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: July 1 – 7, 2019

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:

    Recalled Essential OilRecalled Essential Oil
  • Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Multiple Ophthalmic Products.
  • Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of Fluorouracil Injection Due to the Potential for Glass Particulate.
  • Nature’s Truth Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirements. The bottles are not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Auto:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled Children’s PajamasRecalled Children’s Pajamas
  • Just Love Fashion Recalls Children’s Pajama Pants Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The children’s pajama pants fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
  • The Company Store Recalls Girl’s Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The pajama sets fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Pet Food & Animal Products:

  • Pet Supplies Plus Issues Consumer Advisory for Bulk Pig Ear Product FDA Investigating Contaminated Pig Ear Treats Connecting to Salmonella.

Technology/Electronics:

    Recalled MacBook Pro LaptopRecalled MacBook Pro Laptop
  • Apple of Cupertino, Calif., is recalling about 460,000 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers in the U.S. And Canada. The batteries in the computers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Sporting Equipment:

    Recalled Electric BicycleRecalled Electric Bicycle
  • Electric Bicycles Recalled by Faraday; Seat Post Poses Fall Hazard. The seat post on the bicycles can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
  • SRAM Recalls RockShox Front Suspension Forks Due to Crash and Injury Hazards. The fork’s lower leg assembly can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards.
  • BRP U.S. of Sturtevant, Wis., is recalling about 2,500 BRP Sea-Doo marine coolers. The cooler latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside the air tight container posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled Venus Simply3 Disposable RazorRecalled Venus Simply3 Disposable Razor
  • The Gillette Company of Boston, Mass., is recalling about 90,000 Venus Simply3 disposable razors sold in the U.S. and Canada. A problem during manufacturing resulted in the misalignment of the blades in the razors, posing a higher risk of cuts during normal use.
  • Bill’s Fireworks of Sheridan, Mich., is recalling about 11,000 fireworks that are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product.
  • GS Fireworks is recalling about 260 fireworks that are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for the products.

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