Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: October 15 – 20, 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:

  • Viatrexx Bio Incorporated Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sterile Injectables Due to a Lack of Sterility Assurance.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:

Auto:

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  • Subaru of America is recalling 366,282 model year 2015-2018 Foresters with heated seats. An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System (ODS) may loosen.

  • Automobili Lamborghini is recalling 441 model year 2017-2019 Aventador S Coupès and Aventador S Roadsters. The engine management software may allow the engine to stall when the vehicle is coasting to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash.

  • Jaguar recalls model year 2019-2020 F-Type vehicles. The tire placard label states an incorrect size for the rear tires.

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  • Daimler Vans USA (DVUSA) is recalling 19 model year 2018-2019 Sprinter and Metris vehicles. The vehicles left the reassembly plant without the final quality inspection of safety-relevant parts or bolt connections, resulting in possible unknown safety risks.

  • Ford has issued a recall for roughly 20,000 of its 2019 Rangers. Ford says the design of the truck’s heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) blower motor could possibly cause an electrical short.

  • Subaru is recalling Foresters from model years 2015-18 because the front passenger airbag may not go off when it should during a crash.

Motorcycle/Scooters:

    Recalled Honda MotorcycleRecalled Honda Motorcycle
  • American Honda Motor Co. is recalling model year 2019 CRF450L motorcycles. The horn mount may break, allowing the horn to detach from the motorcycle.

  • BRP is recalling certain 2019-20 Can-Am Ryker motorcycles. The wheel nuts may crack, causing the wheels to loosen.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Household Products:

Miscellaneous:

    Recalled Baby PowderRecalled Baby Powder
  • Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. to Voluntarily Recall a Single Lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder in the United States.

  • Soft Play Recalls Spider Climb Playground Climbers Due to Fall Hazard. The climbing level platforms were designed too far apart, posing a fall hazard to children who can fall climbing from one level to the next.

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

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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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