May 28, 2023

PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer Recalled For Burn Hazard

PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer waffler maker is being recalled for a potential burn hazard. Hot pieces of the waffle or stuffing can be expelled from the waffle maker during use or when opening the product, posing a burn risk. The recalling firm is Tristar Products Inc. of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida until February 17, 2022, and after February 17, 2022, Tristar Products Inc. on behalf of Empower Brands, LLC of Middleton, Wisconsin. The product was manufactured in China. The firm has received 44 reports of incidents, including 34 burn injuries. Three people required medical attention. The recall is for PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer in two models. Model ESWM02 (five inch) and Model ESWM03 (seven inch). The waffle makers were sold in 11 colors including black, white, red, cinnamon, gray, … [Read more...]

Cole & Mason Pepper Mills Recalled For Laceration Hazard

Cole & Mason Pepper Mills that were sold exclusively at Wegmans Food Markets are being recalled for possible laceration hazard. The pepper mills have a metal grinding mechanism that lets off metal shards for the first ten grinds. The shards would be mixed in with the ground pepper, posing a mouth injury hazard as well as a laceration hazard for the mouth and esophagus. There have been three reports of incidents of metal shards coming off the pepper mill into consumers' food. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. The recalling firm is the importer, DKB Hosuehold USDA Corp. of Apex, North Carolina. The pepper mills were manufactured in China. The recalled product is Cole & Mason Pepper Mills. The item number for this product is … [Read more...]

World Market Cocktail Shakers Recalled For Laceration Hazard

World Market Cocktail Shakers are being recalled because they can crack and break during use, which poses a laceration hazard. The company has received three reports of the shaker cracking and breaking. Two people were injured, but did not require medical attention. The recalling firm is World Market Management Services LLC doing business as wWorld Market of Alameda, California. The recalled product is World Market Cocktail Shakers, more specifically, Gold Metal and Ribbed Glass Cocktail Shakers. They were sold with a metallic-gold stainless steel lid. The cocktail shaker is made of glass with a subtle ribbed texture. The UPC number, 26165837, is stamped on a sticker that is placed on the bottom of the shaker. The shakers were sold at World Market stores nationwide and were also … [Read more...]

Water Beads Recalled in Canada For Life-Threatening Risk

Water Beads are being recalled by Health Canada because they can pose a life-threatening risk. The beads, which are called jelly beads, crystal soil, hydro orbs, orb beads, or sensory beads, are water-absorbing gel beads that can grow up to 1,500 times their size when placed in water. If swallowed, they can grow inside the body and can cause life-threatening injuries such as  intestinal or bowel obstruction. A specific manufacturer was not named in the recall notice. There have been several international incidents when children who ate the beads sustained life-threatening injuries and required surgery. In the U.S. there have been at least 248 known water bead cases reported to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) from January 1, 2017 to November 22, 2022. Of … [Read more...]

Sahara Folding Food Dehydrators Recalled For Fire Hazard

Sahara Folding Food Dehydrators are being recalled because they pose a possible fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The heater fan can fail and make the components overheat, which may catch on fire. The recalling firm is Berkshire Innovations Inc. of Williamstown, Massachusetts. About 990 units of this product were sold in the United States, and about 29 were sold in Canada. The recalled item is Sahara Folding Food Dehydrators that has seven shelves, two front glass doors, and folds to one third of its size for storage as seen in the photo. The back panel of each dehydrator has the model number DR710, the production code CCAE and its individual serial number. The recalled dehydrators have serial numbers between 12139055 and 12140194. The company has … [Read more...]

Del Maguey Copitas Cups Recalled For Leachable Lead

Del Maguey Copitas Cups are being recalled because they may exceed FDA guidance levels of leachable lead. Lead is a heavy metal that can cause serious health problems. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. The promotional ceramicware cups are used for drinking Mezcal, an alcoholic beverage made from agave. The recalling firm is Del Maguey Company of New York, New York. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. The extent of the poisoning depends on the amount and duration of exposure. The copitas were distributed free of charge to consumers at retail locations, events, and tastings across the country. The cups were also included in value-added packs sold by retail stores since October 2022. The packs included a … [Read more...]

The Laundress Fabric Conditioners Recalled For Ethylene Oxide

The Laundress Fabric Conditioners are being recalled because they can contain ethylene oxide, which is a carcinogen that can cause serious adverse health effects if there is significant and direct long-term exposure. This recall includes previously recalled units. No adverse events have been reported to the company to date. The recalling firm is The Laundress, a subsidiary of Conopco Inc., doing business as Unilever of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Ethylene oxide is a carcinogen that causes illness when it is inhaled. The short term effects of ethylene oxide include central nervous system depression and irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes. Chronic exposure to ethylene oxide in humans can cause irritation of the eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs, and damage to the brain and … [Read more...]

Jarman’s Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Methanol Content

Jarman's hand sanitizer is being recalled because it contains methanol. Substantial methanol exposure can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, coma, permanent blindness, and death. No adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date. The recalling firm is Jarman's Midwest Cleaning Systems, Inc. of Canton, South Dakota. People who drink the products as an alcohol substitute, and young children who accidentally ingest these products are most at risk. All people using these products on their hands are also at risk for adverse reactions. The recalled products include Midwest Cleaning Solutions Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer Non-sterile Solution (3.785 liters bottles) and Clean Pro Supply Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Topical Solution Hand … [Read more...]

Nurtec ODT Tablets Recalled For Lack of Child Proof Packaging

Nurtec ODT Tablets are being recalled because the product does not meet the child resistant packaging requirement and poses a risk of poisoning, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. This is a prescription drug. The manufacturer is Biohaven Pharmaceuticals Inc. of New Haven, Connecticut and Pfizer Inc. of New York. The product was manufactured in the United States. The recalled product is Nurtec® ODT (rimegepant) orally disintegrating tablets, packaged in a 75 milligram 8-unit dose blister pack. Each carton has one blister pack. The carton includes the name of the product, dosage strength, NDC number, and expiration date. This product must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The NDC number for this product is … [Read more...]

Aprepitant Capsules and Lidocaine and Prilocaine Cream Recalled

Aprepitant Capsules and Lidocaine and Prilocaine Cream are being recalled because they are not in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. This poses a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children. No adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date. The recalling firm is Sandoz Inc. of Princeton, New Jersey. The Aprepitant Capsules were manufactured in Slovenia, and the Lidocaine and Prilocaine Cream products were manufactured in the United States. They were sold at pharmacies nationwide as a prescribed medicine from October 2020 through January 2023. You can see pictures of the products at the CPSC web site. The recall is for prescription drugs Aprepitant 125 milligram capsules sold in cartons containing one … [Read more...]

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