Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: November 20-26, 2017

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.

31 Recalls to be aware this week.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

    Recalled RiometRecalled Riomet
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Riomet® (Metformin Hydrochloride Oral Solution) Manufactured by a Contract Manufacturer due to Microbial Contamination.
  • Greenstone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride and Atropine Sulfate Tablets, USP Due to Possible Sub Potent and Super Potent Tablets.
  • Limbrel Capsules by Primus Pharmaceuticals: FDA Advisory – Linked to Potentially Life-Threatening Health Problems.

Auto:

    Recalled Range RoverRecalled Range Rover
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling 21,998 model year 2017 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles. The instrument cluster (IC) may intermittently go blank and will not show important information like vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Honda has issued a recall for just under 807,000 Honda Odysseys from the 2011 to 2017 model years, as well as a stop-sale on Odysseys from those model years. The reason is that the second-row outboard seats, which can be positioned closer together or farther apart, might not properly latch when being installed in one of the positions.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

  • Silverstone Associates is recalling 620 Ride Eazy Trimless helmets. The helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

    Recalled Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway VehicleRecalled Arctic Cat Recreational Vehicle
  • Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Recalled by Textron Specialized Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard. The winch solenoid located under the operator seat can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

  • Woolino Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The children’s pajama sets fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Sporting Equipment:

    Recalled CarabinersRecalled Carabiners
  • Omega Pacific Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Injury or Death. The carabiner can break while in use, posing a risk of injury or death to the user.
  • Precision Shooting Recalls Archery Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard. The crossbows can fire or discharge unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.

Household Products:

  • IKEA Reannounces Recall of MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious Tip-over Hazard; 8th Child Fatality Reported; Consumers Urged to Choose Between Refund or Repair. The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children.
  • Sleep Number Recalls Foot Warmers Sold with Sleep Number 360 Smart Beds Due to Burn Hazard. The foot warmer under the mattress cover can short circuit and overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Miscellaneous:

  • Goal Zero Recalls Solar Powered Charging Stations Due to Impact Hazard. The weld connecting the top and bottom posts can fail and allow the top post to fall, posing an impact hazard to nearby consumers.
  • Recalled DeckingRecalled Decking
  • Plycem Recalls Allura Decking Due to Fall and Injury Hazards. The recalled decking can deteriorate and crack, causing the deck surfacing to break. Consumers can fall through broken decking and suffer serious injuries.
  • Bush Hog Recalls Riding Lawn Mowers Due to Laceration Hazard. The mower blade can separate from the spindle, posing a laceration hazard to the operator or bystanders.
  • Smart Balance Wheel Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Salvage World Due to Explosion and Fire Hazards. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • Drone Nerds Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • Recalled Self-Balancing HoverboardRecalled Self-Balancing Hoverboard
  • Go Wheels Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Four Star Imports Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Village Mart. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • iHoverspeed Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Simplified Wireless Due to Fire Hazard. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • Tech Drift Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards. The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

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