Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Latest in Product Recalls: LENOVO, TREK, SHARK, HOMELITE, IKEA, HUSKY and KALDI'S


The Latest in Product Recalls that you need to know about include recalls from LENOVO, TREK, SHARK, HOMELITE, IKEA, HUSKY and KALDI'S.

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Today's list of recalls include battery packs, bicycles, vacuums,

Lenovo Expands Recall of Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers Due to Fire Hazard.
The battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

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Trek Recalls Bicycles Equipped with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard.
An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider.

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Shark Vacuum Cleaners Recalled by Euro-Pro Due to Shock Hazard
The aluminum wand can disconnect from the vacuum cleaner’s handle and remain energized with electricity, posing a risk of electric shock.

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Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
The blower vacuum can overheat, spark and catch on fire posing fire and burn hazards.


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Husky Vertical Bike Hooks Recalled by Waterloo Industries; (Home Depot). The mounted bike hooks can unexpectedly detach

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IKEA Expands Recall of Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment
The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.

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Power Reclining Furniture Recalled by Franklin Due to Fire Hazard; Power Switch Can Fail.
The switch used to operate the reclining function can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

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TenPoint (and Wicked Ridge crossbows) Technologies Recalls to Repair Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard.
After the safety has been re-engaged, the crossbows can fire under certain circumstances if a consumer pulls the trigger, posing an injury hazard.

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Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Recalls Java Jacket Cup Sleeves Due to Fire Hazard.
The Java Jacket cup sleeve can ignite if used in a microwave, posing a fire hazard.

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If you need to see more details on any of these recalls, go check out the CPSC Recalls page and search for the product you want to know about.

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