Thursday, July 14, 2016

Recalls: Toys With Hot USB cables, Child Backpacks That Break, Hot Water Heaters from Home Depot


Recalls: Toys With Hot USB cables, Child Backpacks That Break, Hot Water Heaters from Home Depot
Remember, recalls are serious business. If you discover you have a recalled item, contact the distributor noted to see if it needs replacing or just fixed. Don't become a statistic.

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Auldey Toys Recalls Sky Rover Toys Due to Fire Hazard

The USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Contact: Auldey Toys toll-free at 844-303-8936 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at aeroproducts@auldey.us or online at http://www.AuldeyToys.us and click on “Safety Recall” at the bottom of the page banner for more information.

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Osprey Recalls Child Backpack Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

A cut in the plastic buckle on the shoulder strap can cause the shoulder strap to release, posing a fall hazard to a child in the carrier.

Contact: Osprey at 800-303-1350 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday, email pocosupport@ospreypacks.com or online at ospreypacks.com and click on “Poco AG Safety Notice” for more information.

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Rheem Recalls to Repair Water Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

The control panel on the water heaters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Contact: Rheem toll-free at 866-369- 4786 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT on Sunday or online at www.rheem.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

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Southwire Recalls Voltage Detectors Due to Shock and Burn Hazards

The voltage detectors can give a false “no voltage” reading when being used to test live wires for electric current, posing shock, electrocution and burn hazards to consumers.

Contact: Southwire toll-free at 855-798-6657 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.southwire.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

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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