Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Recalls: Bicycles, GE, Panic Devices, Samsung, Office Depot, And Paint

Recalls: Bicycles, GE, Panic Devices, Samsung, Office Depot, And Paint

Advanced Sports International Recalls Breezer and Fuji Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard. The top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Contact: Advanced Sports International toll‐free at 888-286‐6263 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fujibikes.com  or www.breezerbikes.com and click on “Recall Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard, where an electrical component in the washers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

They've been sold at Best Buy, Lowe’s, Sears, The Home Depot and other stores for between $900 and $1,400.

There have been 71 reports of internal washer components burning or catching fire, including three reports of fires resulting in about $129,000 in property damage.

Contact: GE Appliances toll-free at 877-830-9732 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.geappliances.com and click “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Interlogix Recalls to Inspect Personal Panic Devices Due to Failure to Operate in an Emergency​. The wireless personal panic devices can fail to operate, which could result in the device not communicating with the security system if activated in the event of an emergency.

Contact: Interlogix at 800-394-4988 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT, email at  HYPERLINK "mailto:questions@interlogix.com" questions@interlogix.com, or online at HYPERLINK "http://www.interlogix.com"www.interlogix.com and click on  HYPERLINK "http://www.interlogix.com/news/interlogix-wireless-personal-panic-devices-recall"  Customer Service for more information.



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Office Depot Recalls Winsley Chairs Due to Fall Hazard. The chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard.

Contact: Office Depot at 800 949-9974 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at  HYPERLINK "http://www.officedepot.com/" www.officedepot.com/ and click on Recall Notices at the bottom of the page for more information. 

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Sargent Art Recalls Craft Paints Due to Risk of Exposure to Bacteria. The paint can contain harmful bacteria. Exposure to certain bacteria can have adverse health effects in immunocompromised individuals, posing a risk of serious illness including a bacterial infection. Consumers with healthy immune systems are not generally affected by the bacteria.

It's been sold at: Hobby Lobby, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and ShopSargentArt.com

Contact: Sargent Art at 800-827-8081 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and Monday through Friday, or online at www.sargentart.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

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Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note7 Smartphones purchased before September 15, 2016, Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards, where the lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers.

Come on now, we've all seen the YouTube video of the guy's pocket sparking up, right? If you do a web search, you'll see that Samsung is in a world of hurt as folks are lobbing lawsuits at them. And rightfully so if they can't even put out a safe product.

Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage, including fires in cars and a garage.

Contact your wireless carrier or place of purchase, call Samsung toll-free at 844-365-6197 anytime, or go online at www.samsung.com.

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