Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Product Recalls: Sony, Fireworks, Knobs and more

Product Recalls: Sony, Fireworks, Knobs


Check out these product recalls for a few Sony VAIO batteries, exploding (before launch) fireworks, infant monitor battery issues and more.

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Sony Recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops Due to Fire and Burn Hazards, because the batteries can get pretty hot and pose a hazard.

The recall includes Sony’s VAIO Flip PC laptops with model number (product name) SVF11N13CXS

Sony toll-free at (866)702-7669 anytime or online at www.sony.com and click on the Support tab, then on Electronics and then on Product Support. Once on the Product Support site, click on the Computers & Tablets tab, then on VAIO Laptops & Desktops and scroll down to Product Alerts for more information.

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Fireworks Recall

Winco Recalls Contraband 24 Canister Shell Fireworks Kit Due to Impact, Burn Hazards...  most fireworks pose a burn hazard, but this one issue says that the shell can blow up in the tube during firing.

Call Winco toll-free at (888) 697-2217 or go online at www.wincofireworks.com then click on the News tab at the top of the page, then click on Contraband 24 Artillery Recall.

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Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard because the battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture.

There have been over 20 reports of the incident.

Contact: Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 or go online at www.summerinfant.com/batteryrecall for information on battery replacement.


See battery numbers, names and model numbers here http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Summer-Infant-Expands-Recall-to-Replace-Video-Monitor-Rechargeable-Batteries/.

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Bubble Knobs Recalled by Cost Plus Due to Laceration Hazard...

Cost Plus Glass Bubble Knobs (used on cabinet doors and drawers) are being recalled because they seem to be breaking and posing as a cut hazard.

Contact: Cost Plus Management Services Inc. toll-free at (877) 967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily or online at www.worldmarket.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

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Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard, because the tower can come disconnected.  Contact: Johnson Health Tech North America toll-free at (866) 218-3674 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.matrixfitness.com and click on Safety Notice at the bottom of the page.

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