Wednesday, April 20, 2016

BLACK DIAMOND, HOME DEPOT, IKEA, PANASONIC, & TOSHIBA Recalls

BLACK DIAMOND, HOME DEPOT, IKEA, PANASONIC, & TOSHIBA Recalls

Dang, there are two Black Diamond recalls out, a product sold just at Home Depot, another Ikea recall, along with Panasonic and Toshiba battery issue recalls.

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Black Diamond Recalls to Inspect Carabiners Due to Fall Hazard

The carabiner can unexpectedly open and allow the rope to become detached, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

Sold at: Eastern Mountain Sports, The Gear Coop, Hansen Mountaineering, REI and other locations.

Contact: Black Diamond at 800-755-5552 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com and click on “Recall for Inspection: Carabiner & Quickdraws” for more information on inspecting the product. Consumers can also email the firm at warranty@bdel.com.

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Black Diamond Recalls Nylon Runners Due to Fall Hazard

A nylon runner with a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use, posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall.

Contact: Black Diamond at 800-775-5552 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com and click on “Recall for Inspection: Nylon Runners” for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at warranty@bdel.com.

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Additional Injuries Prompt Reannouncement of Fiskars Recall of Bypass Lopper Shears Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

FiskarsÃ’ 32-Inch Bypass Lopper Shears because The lopper handles can break when attempting to cut branches.

Contact: Fiskars toll-free at 855-544-0151 anytime or visit Fiskars’ website at www2.fiskars.com and click on “Product Notifications” for more information.


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IKEA Recalls Floor and Table Lamps due to Shock Hazard.

The Gothem floor and table lamp cables came damaged during manufacturing can come in contact with the metal body of the lamp, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Contact: IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on “Press Room” at the bottom of the page, then “Product Recalls” at the top of the page for more information.

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Panasonic Recalls Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Conductive foreign material was mixed into the battery cells during manufacturing, posing a risk of fire.

Contact: Panasonic toll-free at 855-772-8324 anytime or visit www.panasonic.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Model Numbers
CF-VZSU61U   
CF-VZSU61R

Lot Numbers
BAW, BBX, BC, C1, C2

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RacerMate Recalls CompuTrainer Blue Flywheels Due to Risk of Injury because the  blue flywheel can shatter while in use.

Contact: RacerMate at 800-522-3610 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.racermateinc.com and click on Support to access the Blue Flywheel Recall form. Consumers can also email the firm at sales@racermate.inc.

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Toshiba Recalls Laptop Computer Battery Packs Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.

Contact: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. toll-free at 866-224-1346 any day between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. PT, online at http://go.toshiba.com/battery or at www.us.toshiba.com and click on “Consumer Notices” under the Support heading at the bottom of the page.

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