Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 11-17, 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.

18 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:


  • Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 and Mustang vehicles. The air bag inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may rupture in the event of a crash. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Household Products:

  • Nantucket Distributing Recalls Patio Set Chairs Due to Fall Hazard. The fabric seat on the chairs can tear, posing a fall hazard to the user.
  • Room Essentials 4-Drawer DressersRecalled 4-Drawer Dressers
  • Target Recalls Room Essentials 4-Drawer 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.
  • Southwire Recalls Globe and Snow Globe Stake Lights Due to Fire Hazard. Light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.


    Recalled Eye LinerRecalled Eye Liner
  • Shiseido Co Ltd has decided to voluntarily recall Killer Wink Gel Liner products of its self-selection makeup brand, INTEGRATE, as select products have been found to contain specks of plastic in the eyeliner core due to production deficiency.


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 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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