Monday, July 18, 2016

Recalls from HP, SONY, STIHL, Mayborn

Recalls from HP, SONY, STIHL, Mayborn

HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The battery packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Immediately stop using the recalled batteries, remove them from the notebook computers and contact HP for a free replacement battery.

Contact: HP toll-free at 888-202-4320 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at the HP Battery Recall website directly at www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2016 or www.hp.com and click “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Sony Recalls VAIO Laptop Computer Battery Packs Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

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

Immediately stop using the recalled battery packs, power off the laptop, remove the battery and follow instructions to obtain a free replacement. Until a replacement battery pack is received, consumers can use the laptop by plugging in the AC power only.

Consumer Contact: Sony Electronics toll-free at 888-476-6988 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.sony.com, click on “Support” and then “Support Alerts” for more information.

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STIHL Recalls Battery-Powered Hedge Trimmers Due to Laceration Hazard

The hedge trimmer can operate faster than expected, continue running after the trigger is released or operate by depressing either the trigger or the front handle switch individually, posing a laceration hazard.

Immediately stop using the recalled trimmer and return it to an authorized STIHL dealer for a free replacement battery-powered hedge trimmer.

Consumer Contact: STIHL Inc. at 800-610-6677 from 8 a.m. to 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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Tommee Tippee Electric Bottle and Food Warmers Recalled by Mayborn USA Due to Fire Hazard

The warmers can overheat and catch on fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Immediately unplug and stop using the recalled bottle and food warmers and contact Mayborn for free replacement warmers.

Contact: Mayborn online at www.tommeetippee.us and click on the recall button at the bottom of home page or toll-free at 844-340-3420 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday for more information.

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