Friday, December 20, 2013

Product Recalls for Chromebooks, Children's lamps, Playground Slides and much more

Today's list of recalls include the following brands or products... there are a few that should not be ignored due to fatalities involved.

32” Coby Flat Screen Televisions

Cocktail Glasses

Emergency Reporting System Transmitters

Evolution Mountain Bikes

Google Chromebooks

IKEA Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps (IMPORTANT)

Red Wing Shoes

Toro Lawn Mowers

Total Care Aerosol Cleaners

Remember, you should stop using questionable products until you understand the issue and contacted the distributors. 

All recalls can be looked up at


Google and HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers because The computer’s charger can overheat and melt, posing fire and burn hazards.

Contact Google toll-free at (866) 628-1371 or online at and click on the Chromebook link at the top of the page and then click on Support for more information.


IKEA Recalls Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps Due to Strangulation Hazard; One Child Death Reported.

A 16-month-old child in a crib died after getting entangled in the lamp’s cord.  In a separate incident, a 15-month-old child in a crib became entangled in the lamp’s cord and nearly strangled. In both incidents, which occurred in Europe, the lamp cord was pulled into the crib by the infants, creating a strangulation hazard.

Contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at and click on the Recall link at the top of the page for more information.            


Solowave Recalls Home Playground Tube Slides with Port Holes because The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Contact Solowave toll-free at (866) 678-0376 or online at and click on Important Safety Notice.


Playtex Recalls Hip Hammock Infant Carriers Due to the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the child.

Contact Playtex at (800) 522-8230 or
online at and click on Recall for more information. 


Eight different Retailers Recall 32” Coby Flat Screen Televisions because An electronic component can fail, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing fire and burn hazards.


The U.S. company is out of business so eight retailers have stepped up to voluntarily recall the televisions.

ABC Warehouse: Toll-free at (855) 510-0070 or for more information.

Best Buy: (800) 566-7498 or and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Fry’s Electronics: Toll-free at (877) 688-7678 or for more information.

h.h. gregg: Toll-free at (888) 723-7385 or for more information.

Nebraska Furniture Mart: (800) 359-1200 or for more information.          

P.C. Richard & Son: Toll-free at (866) 312-4493 or for more information.

Sears/Kmart: Toll-free at (888) 852-3571 or or and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Toys R Us:  (800) 869-7787 or and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Wahl Recalls Total Care Aerosol Cleaner Due to Vapors from the propellant in the Total Care product can ignite upon contact with hair clippers, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Contact  Wahl at (800) 767-9245 or online at and click on Recall for more information.


Libbey Glass Recalls Cocktail Glasses because The glasses can break unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.

Contact Libbey Glass at (800) 982-7063 or online at and click on “Product Recall” for more information. 


Linear Recalls Personal Emergency Reporting System Transmitters Due to Battery Signal Failure

The battery clips in the transmitters can corrode causing the transmitters to operate intermittently or not at all,

Contact Linear toll-free at (855) 554-2384 or online at and click on Recalls.


Exmark Recalls Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Toro Recalls TimeMaster and TurfMaster Lawn Mowers Due To Injury Hazard

The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby.

Contact Toro toll-free at (855) 340-7686 or online at and click on Product Recall Information.


Fox Factory Recalls Evolution Mountain Bike Suspension Forks Due to The suspension fork’s damper cylinder/piston can separate and cause the front wheel to detach, posing a fall hazard.

FOX toll-free at (855) 360-3488 or
online at and click on the recall link for more information.


Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to the steel toe cap in the boots could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact.

Contact Red Wing Shoes at (800) 733-9464 or
by email at or
online at and click on Safety Notice for more information.


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