Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 25 - October 1, 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.

22 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Auto:

    Recalled RAM TruckRecalled RAM Truck
  • NHTSA recently acknowledged a recall for nearly 444,000 Ram 2500, 3500, 4500 and 5500 trucks built between 2013 and 2017 with Cummins 6.7-liter diesel engines. The issue is that the water pump might do the exact opposite of keeping the engine cool.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Infant & Children Products:

    Recalled StrollerRecalled Stroller
  • Delta Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard. The stroller leg bracket can break, posing a fall hazard to infants in the stroller.
  • Skip Hop Recalls Nightlight Soothers Due to Shock Hazard. The soother’s USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Pro-Tec Recalls Multisport Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury. The buckle on the helmet fails to meet current federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury.
  • Recalled Motorcycle HelmetRecalled Motorcycle Helmet
  • J-Tech recalls various motorcycle helmets. The helmet may not stay secured to the rider’s head.
  • DICK’S Sporting Goods Recalls Resistance Tubes Due to Injury Hazard. The resistance tubes can break while in use and strike the user, posing an injury hazard.

Household Products:

    Recalled GrillRecalled Grill
  • Saber Grills Recalls Grills and LP Regulators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. The grills’ LP regulator can allow gas to flow at a higher pressure than intended, which can result in a gas leak and flame burst from the burner knobs, posing fire and burn hazards 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