Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 30 – October 6, 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.

35 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

Motorcycle/Scooters:

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Sporting Equipment:

  • Fit For Life Recalls SPRI Ultra Heavy Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard. The rubber resistance bands can separate from the handle and strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.
  • Fluidfreeride Recalls Mercane WideWheel Electric Scooters Due to Fall and Injury Hazards. The brake caliper can fail causing the rider to lose control and suffer serious bodily harm, posing fall and injury hazards.

Household Products:

  • E&E Recalls Bedroom Dressers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards. The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
  • Ridgewood Recalls Four-Drawer Dressers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Kmart. The recalled dressers are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
  • Signature Hardware Recalls Bath Stools Due to Fall and Injury Hazards. The bath stools can break during use, posing fall and injury hazards.

Industrial/Tools:

  • DEWALT Recalls Utility Bars Due to Injury Hazard. The utility bar can break while being used for prying, posing an injury hazard to the user.
  • Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Gordon Folding Knives Due to Laceration Hazard. The locking mechanism can fail to engage on extension of the blade, posing a laceration hazard.

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