March 25, 2017

SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles for Injury Hazard

SodaStream is recalling some of its carbonating bottles because they can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to users or bystanders. About 51,000 units are being recalled. No injuries have been reported to date. The bottles are SodaStream one liter, blue tinted, plastic carbonating bottles. "SodaStream" and "Dishwasher safe" are printed on the bottles. The bottles have a blue cap and blue bottom base. Only bottles with an expiration date of "4/2020" printed on the warning label are included in the recall. The bottles were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Walmart, Amazon, and SodaStream online from February 2016 through January 2017 for about $15. The bottles were imported from Israel. If you purchased this product, immediately stop using it. Contact SodaStream for a … [Read more...]

Restoration Hardware Recalls Dining Tables for Lead

Restoration Hardware is recalling metal top dining tables because of a risk of lead exposure. Lead is a toxic heavy metal and can cause adverse health effects if ingested. Children can suffer reduced IQ, develop learning disabilities, have stunted growth, hearing damage, and damage to the nervous system and kidneys if they have elevated lead levels in their blood. The recall is for Restoration Hardware's Railroad Tie & Parsons Railroad Tie dining tables. The recalled tables are round or rectangular with thin sheets of zinc/dark gray color metal on the table tops. The item number is printed on a white sticker underneath the tabletop. You can see the types of tables along with their item numbers at the CPSC.gov web site. Restoration Hardware has received reports of elevated … [Read more...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Recalls Glass Tumblers for Laceration Hazard

Dunkin' Donuts is recalling glass tumblers for laceration and burn hazards. This product can crack or break, which can result in hot liquid spilling out. About 8,300 16 ounce glass tumblers for hot and cold beverages are recalled. They were sold in three styles. The tumblers are about 8 inches tall and 3 inches in diameter. The first has "BUT FIRST, DUNKIN" written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid and pink plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The second style has “BUT FIRST, DUNKIN” written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid, and orange plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The third style has a black and gray plaid pattern on the inside layer of glass, a black silicone grip with the letters “DD” … [Read more...]

4 Sizzle Recalls Charcoal Grills for Fire Hazard

4 Sizzle is recalling promotional charcoal grills because they can catch on fire. About 1700 units are being recalled. The recall is for wooden barrel-shaped charcoal grills with the Shock Top logo at the front. The grills were used as display enhancers  in retail, liquor, convenience and other stores or were received by consumers as promotional giveaways and at charity auctions from November 2015 through October 2016. The grill measures approximately 20 inches in diameter and 33 inches high. Item number 1089930 and PO number CMD8051855 are printed on the product packaging. There have been two reports of the grills catching on fire. The product was manufactured in China. If you have this grill, stop using it immediately. Throw it away or return it to the place where you got … [Read more...]

Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled for Laceration Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Cuisinart Food Processors made by Conair because the riveted blade can break over time and small metal pieces can get into the food the machine processes. This poses a laceration hazard. About 8,000,000 of these units were sold in the U.S., and 300,000 were sold in Canada. The model numbers that are recalled begin with: CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14,  DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14. The model number is on the bottom of the food processor. The blades have four rivets and are silver-colored stainless steel. They have a beige plastic center hub. Only food processors that have blades with four rivets are included in this … [Read more...]

Masterbuilt Recalls LP Gas Smokers for Fire Hazard

Masterbuilt is recalling LP Gas Smokers because they pose a fire hazard. The smoker's gas hose can disconnect, posing a fire hazard. There have been no reports of injuries, but Masterbuilt has received five reports of the PVC gas hose disconnecting during use. There has been one report of property damage from a fire. The Masterbuilt 7-in-1 smoker comes in a green of stainless steel with a Cabela's logo, or black with the Masterbuilt logo. The three-piece cylindrical body design consists of a lid, center body, and base which sits on the LP gas burner stand.  It also has a porcelain flame disk bowl, water bowl, cooking grates, 10- quart pot and basket, thermometer, burner, a PVC hose and weighs about 32 pounds. The smoker was sold at Army, Air Force Exchange, Cabela’s, Gander Mountain … [Read more...]

IMUSA Recalls Espresso Makers for Burn Hazard

IMUSA is recalling espresso makers for a burn hazard. The filler cap at the top of the unit can crack and let steam escape, posing a burn hazard. The cap can also pop off unexpectedly and suddenly because of pressure buildup, posing an impact injury risk. The recall is for IMUSA espresso makers. The black or gray and black espresso makers have model numbers GAU-18200 and GAU-18201. The caps on the recalled espresso makers have date codes "201407" to "201411." The model number and date code are printed on a rating label on the bottom of the espresso maker. "IMUSA" is printed on the front of the espresso maker. The firm has received 43 incident reports, including one report of a consumer who burned his hand from steam coming through a crack in the cap. Consumers should immediately stop … [Read more...]

CVS Homeopathic Products Recalled for Inconsistent Belladonna

Raritan Pharmaceuticals, a manufacturer for Homeolab USA, is recalling homeopathic products containing belladonna extract because there is potential for variation in the content of belladonna extract. The FDA tested some of the products and found varying levels of belladonna from what is declared on the label. Last month, the FDA warned consumers not to use homeopathic teething products for exactly this reason. Symptoms of belladonna toxicity include seizures, difficulty breathing, lethargy, excessive sleepiness, muscle weakness, skin flushing, constipation, and agitation. The recalled products include CVS Homeopathic Infants' Teething Tablet 135 tablets with UPC number 050428424162 and lot numbers 41116 and 43436. CVS has already taken a market action on this product as of … [Read more...]

Kikkerland Design Recalls Teapots for Fire Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Kikkerland Design teapots with bamboo stands because they pose a fire hazard. The bamboo votive stand can catch fire. There have been six reports of the votive stands burning. No injuries have been reported to date. The recalled product is Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive candle holder inside the bamboo stand. The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sicker with the number 25024784 printed on the packaging. No votive candles were included with the teapots. If you purchased either of these products, stop using them … [Read more...]

Cabela’s Recalls Food Dehydrators for Fire Hazard

Cabela's is recalling food dehydrators because defective wiring can cause a buildup of heat, posing a fire hazard, according to the notice at the Consumer Produce Safety Commission website. About 3,000 units were sold at stores across the country. The firm has received nine reports of the product malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported to date. The recall is for Cabela's commercial grade 80-liter and 160-liter food dehydrators. The stainless steel dehydrators have model numbers 541549 on the 80 liter, and 541650 on the 160 liter. The model numbers are on the back panel of the products. The dehydrators were sold at Cabela's stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through September 2016. They cost about $300 for the 80-liter model and $415 for the 160-liter model. The … [Read more...]

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