Thursday, January 28, 2016

Recalls: Home Depot, PetSmart, REI and More

Here are a few recalls to be aware of... pay particular attention to the Home Depot note. There are a lot of products in it.


Bostitch Electric Pencil Sharpeners Recalled by Amax Due to Shock Hazard 

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Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The "Drill Master 18-Volt Cordless Drills" can become stuck in the powered on mode, causing it to overheat, posing burn and fire hazard concerns.

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Home Depot seemed to have sold a bunch of products after they were recalled.

They included CE Tech 1,000 Ft. Riser Cables, Cordelia Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights, Easy Reach by Gorilla 3-Step Pro Series Step Stools, Fiskars Bypass Lopper Shears, Genie Garage Door Openers, Harris Products Group Welding Torch Handles, HeathCo Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights, Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums, Kidde Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers, Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms, Legrand Under-Cabinet Power Strips, LG Electric Ranges, LG Top-Loading Washing Machines, Lithonia Quantum® Two-Light Emergency Lighting Fixtures, MAT Industries HDX Two-Gallon Air Compressors, Mohawk Altitude Gold Shag Rugs, Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms, Nourison I-CANDI Rugs, Pramac America Powermate Sx 5500 Portable Generators, RSI Glacier Bay® Medicine Cabinets, Soleil Portable Fan Heaters, SoleusAir Dehumidifiers by Gree Electric Appliances, Vornado Air Electric Space Heaters, Waterloo Industries Husky® Securelock Vertical Bike Hooks, Westinghouse Lighting Glass Shade Holders, Wing Enterprises Switch-It Stepladder/Stepstools

Hazard: Hazards include fire, burn, shock, falls, lacerations or other injuries depending on the product.

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MVP Group Recalls Glass Jar Candles Due to Laceration Hazard

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PetSmart Recalls Top Fin Betta Bowl or 'Glass fish bowl' Kits Due to Laceration Hazard because the glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.

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REI Recalls  evrgrn Campfire Rocker Chairs Due to Fall Hazard. It can apparently tip over backwards if you're not careful.

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As always for more details on these recalls, see http://www.cpsc.gov/ and search for these product noticess!
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Hi - sorry for the confirmation but I need to weed out the noise from the well intended comments. Thanks for leaving a note... - Bruce