February 25, 2021

National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers Recalled For Electric Shock Hazard

National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers are being recalled for a possible electric shock hazard, according to a notice posted at the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site. The firm has received reports that the smokers are tripping circuit breakers and outlets. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recall is for all units of the National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers with Model Numbers 0601304 or 0601405. The model number is on a sticker that is located on the underside of the smoker. The word "Presto" is on the top of the digital display on the side of each unit. The smokers were sold in both black stainless steel and camouflage finishes. These smokers prepare smoked meat, fish, and vegetables The UPC numbers 075741060132 and … [Read more...]

Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knives Recalled For Fire Hazard

Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knives are being recalled because the battery can overheat and cash fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery. This notice was posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site. Rapala USA has received reports of 12 batteries overheating and catching fire, in some cases causing damage to surrounding areas. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The distributor of this knife is Rapala USA of Minnetonka, Minnesota. About 128,000 units of this knife have been sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Fleet Farm, and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at the company's web site from March 2011 through December 2018 for about $101. The recall is for the Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knife with … [Read more...]

Five Excedrin Brands Recalled For Unsafe Packaging

Five Excedrin brands are being recalled for unsafe packaging. The containers fail to meet child resistant packaging requirements. The brands are Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin PM Headache Caplets, and Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets. About 433,600 units are being recalled. Some of the bottles that contain this over-the-counter pain reliever can have a hold in the bottom that the pills fit through. This means that children can access and swallow the contents, which poses a risk of poisoning. The recall is for 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, 250 and 300-count bottles of Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin PM Headache Caplets, and Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets.  … [Read more...]

imc Wash Free Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Shane Erickson, Inc., doing business as DBA Innovative Marketing Solutions, is recalling imc Wash Free Hand Sanitizer and Thrifty White Pharmacy Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer in certain sizes because it contains methanol, or wood alcohol, that is not declared on the label. It's illegal to put methanol in these types of products because this ingredient is toxic and can be absorbed through the skin. The recall notice did not state whether or not any adverse reactions have been reported in connection with this problem. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally … [Read more...]

Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil Recalled For Non Child Resistant

Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil is being recalled because the product is not packaged in child resistant packaging. The product contains methyl salicylate, a compound which must be in that type of packaging according to the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. This product poses a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children. Methyl salicylate is and external analgesic that is used to relieve minor body aches and muscle and joint pain. Methyl salicylate overdose is associated with significant toxicity even with very small amounts ingested. A 10 kg child can develop life threatening pointing with the ingestion of a small sip of preparations of methyl salicylate. The recall is for Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil that is packaged in amber 15 mL and … [Read more...]

Eco Baby Spoons and Other Products Recalled For Choking Hazard

Eco Baby Spoons and Forks, Eco Feeding Spoons, and Eco Placemat Feeding Sets 4 PCS are being recalled for a possible choking hazard. These products were imported by Herobility AB of Sweden and were manufactured in China. The Feeding Set includes the Eco Feeding Spoon, which can break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard. The Eco Baby Spoons, the Eco Baby Fork, and Eco Feeding Spoon can all break apart. No injuries or incidents have been reported to the company to date. The recalled spoons and fork are made of a plastic compound and are different from the other Herobility spoons and forks sold in the United States, which are made from plastic handles and steel implements. The Herobility name and, in most cases, the date (month/2019) are on the underside of the recalled … [Read more...]

Sunbeam Crock Pot 6-Quart Express Recalled For Burn Hazard

The Sunbeam Crock Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cooker is being recalled for possible burn hazard. This product is a pressure cooker and it sautés food as well as acting as a slow cooker. The product can pressurize when the lid is not fully locked, according to the recall notice, so the lid could suddenly detach. This can create a burn risk to consumers from hot food and liquids that can be ejected from the product. Sunbeam Products has received 119 reports of lid detachment, which resulted in 99 burn injuries ranging in severity from first-degree to third-degree burns. This product was sold at Walmart, Target, and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon and other online retailers from July 2017 through November 2020 for between $70 and $100. The multi-cookers were … [Read more...]

YETI Rambler Travel Mugs With Stronghold Lid Recalled For Burn Hazard

YETI Rambler Travel Mugs with Stronghold Lid in one size are being recalled for possible injury and burn hazard. The recalled item is YETI Rambler 20 ounce Travel Mugs with Stronghold Lids. The magnet slider on the lid can eject and hot contents can spill out, posing injury and burn hazards. No injuries have been reported to date, although the company has received two reports of the magnetic slider being ejected after it was sealed with hot liquid. The recall is only for the Stronghold Lid version, not the traditional magnetic lid. The travel mugs were sold nationwide and online at the company's web site from October 1, 2020 to October 9, 2020 for about $35. The mugs were manufactured in China. The importer is YETI Coolers, LLC of Austin, Texas. About 241,500 travel mugs were offered … [Read more...]

Gorilla Grip Oven Liners Recalled For Possible CO Poisoning

Gorilla Grip oven liners are being recalled for possible carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall is for Gorilla Commerce heavy duty oven liners. If the oven liner isn't cut or configured for the exact specifications of the appliance, and it is placed over any vents or other openings, carbon monoxide can build up, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. About 1,600 units of the product were sold online at Amazon and Gorilla Grip web sites from June 2020 through August 2020 for between $8 and $12. The black fiberglass liners were sold in a set of three. Extra Thick and Gorilla Grip with a gorilla logo are both printed on the packaging. The firm has received one report of a consumer's carbon monoxide alarm going off when using … [Read more...]

Mueller Austria Onion Choppers Recalled For Serious Laceration Hazard

Mueller Austria Onion Chopper is being recalled for "serious laceration hazard," according to the notice posted on the Consumer Protection Safety Commission web site. The product's locking tab can detach from the rest of the unit while it is being used, so fingers and hands can slide into the blades. Mueller Austria has received reports of 266 incidents of the tab breaking, which has resulted in 137 laceration injuries to hands and fingers. This product was sold at Amazon.com from September 2016 through July 2020 for about $20. This product was manufactured in Hong Kong. About 106,000 units are being recalled. More specifically, the recall is for Mueller Austria Onion Chopper Pro, model number M-700. The gray and green choppers are sold with two stainless steel discs, one 4-cup clear … [Read more...]

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