Weekly Recap of Recalls January 30 – February 5, 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.

21 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Bard Peripheral Vascular Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding SheathPhoto Source: fda.gov
  • Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. recalled Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath due to sheath separation, kinking, or tip damage. The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.


Nissan UltimaPhoto Source: autoweek.com
  • Nissan Ultima sedans recalled due to door latch issue.
  • Audi recalled over 576,000 vehicles for fire and airbag-rupture risks.

Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

REV motor coaches and motorhomePhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

Falafel King Tzatziki SaucePhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

Infant & Children Products:

Disney Mickey Mouse nightlightsPhoto Source: cpsc.gov


Evanger’s Dog & Cat FoodPhoto Source: abcactionnews.com
  • Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food voluntarily recalled specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital. Pentobarbital can affect animals that ingest it, and possibly cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, or nausea, or in extreme cases, possibly death.




Teufelberger rescue ropes and throwlinesPhoto Source: consumeraffairs.com

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 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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