Friday, November 20, 2015

Recalls From "Family Dollar,' GE, PNY, 'Shark Ninja' and more

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Family Dollar Recalls Wax Warmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The wax warmers can produce high flames, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Contact: Family Dollar stores at 800-547-0359 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.familydollar.com, then click on Product Recalls in the Help section at the bottom of the page.

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Fireworks Over America Recalls Space Monkey Multi-effect Fireworks Due to Burn, Fire, Impact Hazards

Contact: Fireworks Over America at 800-345-3957 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.fireworksoveramerica.com and click on Important Safety Recall for more information.

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GE Recalls 'GE Zoneline® Air Conditioners and Heating Units' Due to Risk of Fire

Contact:  GE toll free at 866-723-2697 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.geappliances.com/products/recall or www.geappliances.com and click the Recall Information tab for more information.

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Ignite Recalls Kids Straw Tumblers Due to Risk of Ingestion

If a child chews on the drinking straw, small pieces can break off into the child’s mouth, posing a risk of ingestion or aspiration of the small part.

Contact: Ignite USA LLC toll-free at 888- 434-0415 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.gocontigo.com and click on “Recalls” on the homepage or go to buenorecall.gocontigo.com to register for a refund.

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PNY Recalls Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs can overheat and vent flames, posing fire and burn hazards.

Contact: PNY Technologies toll-free at 888-316-1194 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.pny.com and click on “Product Recall” under the “Support” menu at the bottom of the page, or email Tech-Support-T10400@pny.com for more information.

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Laceration Injuries Prompt SharkNinja to Recall Ninja BL660 Blenders to Provide New Warnings and Instructions

Ninja® BL660 series professional blender poses a laceration risk if consumers pour or invert the pitcher after removing the lid while the loose stacked blade assembly is still inside the pitcher.

Contact: SharkNinja toll-free at (877) 593-5140 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday or online at www.ninjarecall.com and click “Download New Manual” for the revised instructions. Consumers need not return the blenders.

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STIHL Recalls Edgers, Trimmer/Brushcutters, Pole Pruners and KombiMotors Due to Fire Hazard

The gasoline tank vent can become dislodged due to incorrect factory installation and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Contact: STIHL Inc. at 800-610-6677 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email stihlrecall@stihl.us or online at www.stihlusa.com and click on Information and then Product Recalls for more information.

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Sure Signal Products Recalls 'Heat-Activated Fire Alarms' Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire (That's kind of an important feature of a fire alarm)

Contact: Sure Signal Products toll-free at 855-202-3083 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or at http://SureSignalProducts.com  and click on CPSC Heat Sensor Recall in the upper right of the page for more information.

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T3 Recalls 'Twirl 360 Curling Irons' Due to Burn Hazard

Contact: T3 Micro toll-free at 866-376-8880 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.t3micro.com and click on “Product Recalls” link on the bottom of the page for more information.

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