May 28, 2024

Recall of Frigidaire and Kenmore Electric Ranges Reannounced

The recall of Frigidaire and Kenmore Electric Ranges in August 2009 has been reannounced because there have been more reports of fires and injuries since the first notice. Electrolux has received at least 212 reports of the ranges behaving erratically, including 14 reports of fires and eight reports of injuries involving burns to the hands or arms, as well as smoke inhalation. The manufacturer is Electrolux Home Products of Charlotte, North Carolina. The ranges were manufactured in the United States. The recall is for Frigidaire, Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Professional, and Kenmore Elite smooth-top electric ranges. The smooth-top electric ranges have rear panel rotary knobs and digital displays. They were sold in the following colors: white, bisque, black and stainless steel. … [Read more...]

ZLINE Built-In Wall Ovens Recalled For Injury Hazard

ZLINE Built-In Wall Ovens are being recalled for an impact injury hazard. The door hinge can dislodge, releasing the spring, which can damage or break through the door trim. There have been 95 reports of incidents of the door spring releasing or breaking through the top of the oven door. One minor injury has been reported to the company. The importer is ZLINE Kitchen and Bath of Reno, Nevada. The ovens were manufactured in China. The recall is for single door and double door ZLINE built-in wall ovens. The ovens are electric. The model numbers of the recalled product are AWS-30, AWD-30, AWS-30-BS, AWD-30-BS, AWSS-30, and AWDS-30. The ovens were sold in stainless steel and black stainless steel with a digital control at the top of the unit. The ovens are about 30 inches wide by … [Read more...]

Igloo Youth Sipper Bottles Recalled For Choking Hazard

Igloo Youth Sipper Bottles are being recalled for a possible choking hazard. The silicone cover on the zipper can detach while in use. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recalling firm is Igloo Products Corporation of Katy, Texas. The recalled product is 12 ounce Igloo Youth Sipper Bottles. IGLOO is printed on the side of the stainless steel bottle. The lid has a silicone cover on the zipper. The bottles were sold in various colors including pink top and purple body; purple top and pink body; blue top and green body; and green top and blue body. The company has reported one incident of the silicone sleeve coming off. But no injuries have been reported. The bottles were sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, Rural King, and … [Read more...]

Tranquility & Teachings William Monague Plate Set Recalled

Tranquility & Teachings William Monague plate set, brand Indigenous Collection by CAP, is being recalled because it may exceed the FDA's guidance level on leachable lead in products that hold food. Because this recall was posted on the FDA's Enforcement Reports page, and not the regular recall page, there is no information about whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date. the recalling firm is Canadian Art Prints of Richmond, in British Columbia, Canada. There is no safe level of lead consumption. Lead is especially dangerous to small children, since their bodies are smaller and they are growing. The recalled product is Tranquility & Teachings William Monague plate set, brand Indigenous Collection by CAP. Each box holds two plates, and each plate is 7.5 inch … [Read more...]

Mainstays Electric Mini Choppers Recalled For Laceration Hazard

Mainstays Electric Mini Choppers are being recalled because they pose a laceration hazard. This item was sold exclusively at Walmart stores. The chopper's blade can operate unexpectedly during assembly or when not enclosed in the container. The company has received five reports of injuries, two of which required medical attention, including stitches. The injuries occurred during assembly or during cleaning and handling of the item. The manufacturer is Shuangma Plastic Manufacturing of China and the importer is Walmart Stores of Bentonville, Arkansas. The choppers were manufactured in China. The recalled product is Mainstays Electric Mini Choppers with model number MS14100094536S1. The choppers are rechargeable and cordless. They have a green lid, white body, and clear plastic bowl. … [Read more...]

Tide Gain Ace and Ariel Laundry Detergent Packets Recalled

Tide Gain Ace and Ariel Laundry Detergent Packets are being recalled because they pose a risk of serious injury. These products are packaged in flexible firm bags. The problem is that the outer packaging that is meant to prevent access to the contents can split open near the zipper track, posing a risk of injury to children and other vulnerable populations if the contents are ingested. There is also a risk of skin and eye injuries. No reports of confirmed injuries have been received that are directly related to this package defect. The recalling firm is The Procter & Gamble Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. The recall is for certain lot codes of Tide Pods, Gain Flings, Ace Pods, and Ariel Pods liquid laundry detergent packages that were manufactured in the United States between … [Read more...]

Aruba Aloe Hand Sanitizer Gel Recalled For Undeclared Methanol

Aruba Aloe Hand Sanitizer Gel and Aruba Aloe Alcoholada Gel are being recalled because they contain methanol, which can cause serious health effects. No reports of illness or adverse events have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recalling firm is Aruba Aloe Balm N.V. of Oranjestad, Aruba. Here is the risk statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache blurred vision, coma, seizures, permanent blindness, permanent damage to the central nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute are most at risk for methanol … [Read more...]

Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads Recalled

Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads are being recalled for an ingestion hazard and violation of the Federal safety regulations for magnets. The beads violate the requirement because they contain one or more magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) small parts cylinder. In addition, the magnets are stronger than permitted. When high powered magnets are swallowed, they can attract each other or other metal objects and become lodged in the digestive tract. This can cause twisting or blockage of the intestines, perforations, infection, blood poisoning, and death. About 450 of these items are included in this recall. The recalled product is Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads 5 mm. The beads are small, spherical, loose, and … [Read more...]

Starbucks Metallic Mugs in Gift Sets Recalled For Burn Hazard

Starbucks Metallic Mugs in gift sets are being recalled because they pose a burn and laceration hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). There have been 12 incidents of mugs overheating or breaking that caused 10 injuries, including nine severe burns and blisters on fingers and hands, and one cut. One incident required medical attention. If these mugs are filled with very hot liquid, they can overheat or break, posing a burn and laceration hazard. The recalled product is Starbucks Metallic mugs that were included in the 2023 Holiday Starbucks branded gift sets. About 440,500 of these gift sets are included in this recall. You ┬ácan see more pictures of the recalled products at the CPSC web site. The recall is for four gift sets that contain a ceramic mug … [Read more...]

CPSC Warns Consumers About Tuladuo Water Bead Sets

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning consumers about Tuladuo Water Bead sets because they violate the federal ban on hazardous substances. The large water beads contain levels of acrylamide that pose a toxicity risk to children. A recall has not yet been issued. The beads were manufactured in China. The CPSC is aware of an incident in which a one year old required surgery to remove a large Tuladuo water bead after eating it. These beads can grow inside the body, causing severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration, intestinal blockages, and life-threatening injuries. The Tuladuo Water Bead sets were sold through Amazon from March 2021 through November 2023 for between $10 and $20. They were sold by Tuladuo US and by Dohuan US. Tuladuo US is located in China. The … [Read more...]

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