Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 15-21, 2016

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

25 Recalls you should be aware this week.


  • injectionSagent Pharmaceuticals launched a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of Oxacillin for Injection, USP, 10 g. due to contamination with iron oxide particles.
  • Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC issued voluntary recall of Cetylev® (Acetylcysteine) Effervescent Tablets for Oral Solution Due to an Inadequate Seal of the Blister Pack resulting in an increase of oxygen and moisture entering the blister cavity which can start the effervescent process.


  • Bentley recalls model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spurs – The sunroof glass may detach from the car while the vehicle is being driven.
  • Mitsubishi recalled Model year 2015 Outlander Sport vehicles – Transmission fluid may leak.


  • Honda recalls CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles – The engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Ivolution Sports is recalling more than 1,000 JX-Sky helmets – helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

  • Surveyor recreational trailers recalled – The Federal Placard incorrectly classifies the vehicle as a school bus.
  • Tiffin recalls Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr, Allegro Bay and Allegro Breeze motorhomes – The vehicles’ windshield wiper arms may break off.
  • Forest River recalls model year 2017 Rockwood and Flagstaff trailers – The Federal Placard contains incorrect tire pressure information.
  • Coachmen Freedom Express RVs recalled – The driver’s side tires may rub against the driveshaft.
  • Triple E recalls model year 2016-2017 Unity recreational vehicles – The Truma propane water heater line may be damaged.

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

  • Ton Shen Health recalls DHZC-2 tablets – The herbal supplements may be contaminated with elevated levels of lead.
  • Rabbit Creek Products recalls bread, muffin and brownie mixes – The products may be contaminated with E. coli.
  • Panna Café Express To Go recalls various meat and poultry products – The products did not undergo federal inspection.
  • Baptista’s Bakery expands Pretzel Crisps recall – The products may contain milk, an allergen not declared on the product label.
  • Bakers of Paris recalls croissants – The products contain egg, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Pee Wee brand Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack and Ricoa brand cocoa candies recalled – The products contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label.
  • Oriental Packing Co., recalls curry powder – The products are contaminated with lead.
  • Cambridge Farms, LLC Recalls Three Brands Of Frozen Cut Corn Because Of Possible Contamination with Lysteria.

Beauty & Misc. Health Products:

  • Sage Products expand recall of Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cleansing Cloths – The product is contaminated with the Burkholderia cepacia bacteria.


  • McDonalds recalled pedometers given out with happy meals – devices could possibly lead to skin irritations.

Sporting Equipment:

  • Xenith Recalls Football Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard – The shells of the football helmets can crack.

Household Products:

  • Sauder Woodworking Recalls Chest of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart.com. The recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall.


  • U.S. Army Combat Helmets manufactured by prisoners recalled – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated two joint investigations with the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), and supported by elements of the U.S. Army, regarding allegations that the Federal Prison Industries (FPI) and ArmorSource LLC (ArmorSource), manufactured and sold Advance Combat Helmets (ACH) and Lightweight Marine Corps Helmets (LMCH) to the Department of Defense (DOD) that did not meet contract specifications and were defective.
  • FN America issued a mandatory recall for hundreds for FN SCAR rifles. The gun maker says certain FN SCAR 17S rifles contain a bolt that does not meet internal hardness specifications and firing the rifles could result in catastrophic failure. FN said it’s hoping to contain the issue at the distributor level, but in the event that any of the affected SCARS has been sold, it will reach out to the customer directly.

Sources: fda.gov, cspc.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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