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.

32 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

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  • Ford recalls 1.2 million 2011-2017 model year Explorers that could experience a fractured rear suspension toe link that could increase the risk of a crash.
  • Audi issues recall for E-Tron over potential fire risk. The recall is actually for a “potentially faulty seal” that could allow moisture into the battery compartment. The worry there is a short circuit or a “thermal event.”
  • Jaguar recalls model year 2019-2020 I-PACE vehicles. There may be an increased delay between braking and vehicle deceleration.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Target Recalls Toddler Boots Due to Choking Hazard. The unicorn horn on the rain boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Technology/Electronics:

Sporting Equipment:

  • Mares Recalls Buoyancy Compensation Vests Due to Drowning Hazard. The deflation button can come unscrewed and result in loss of buoyancy, posing a drowning hazard.
  • Xtreme Outdoor Products recalls climbing sticks. The climbing sticks can break due to a bolt failure on the center step.

Household Products:

  • Cushy Form Recalls Folding Mattress Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com. The mattress fails to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
  • Amazon Recalls AmazonBasics Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The heater can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Industrial/Tools:

  • Hayward Industries Recalls Pool Heater Vent Kits Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard. The recalled vent kits installed on gas pool heaters are not the proper size and can allow carbon monoxide to leak, posing a CO poisoning hazard to consumers.

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