July 23, 2021

SOWTECH Espresso Machines Recalled For Possible Burn Hazard

SOWTECH Espresso Machines are being recalled for a possible burn hazard, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website. There have been 48 incidents of the  glass carafe breaking reported to the company, which resulted in five burn injuries. The recalling firm is LoHi Tech of Walnuts, California. The glass carafe can break while in use, which can burn anyone using the machine. The recalled item is SOWTECH Espresso Machines with model number CM6811. The machines are black and were sold with a glass carafe. "SOWTECH" is printed on large black type on the metal front panel, and "Model CM6811" is printed on a silver label on the bottom of the machine. They were sold online at Amazon.com and at the company's website from March 2017 through October … [Read more...]

Recall of Marijuana Products For Possible Salmonella Contamination in AZ

A recall of marijuana products is being issued in Arizona because these items may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria or Aspergillus, which is a type of mold or fungus. The Arizona Department of Health Services, through their lab auditors, found during a routine inspection of an independent third-party lab, that samples had tested positive for Salmonella and Aspergillus but were reported to dispensaries as free of contaminants. When the government discovered the issue, establishments took immediate action to remove the recalled products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Patients who have bought these potentially contaminated items should not ingest, inhale, or otherwise consume them. If you have already consumed any of these products and … [Read more...]

Barhee Fishing Hero Children’s Toy Recalled For Lead

Blue Star Trading Children's fishing toy called Barhee Fishing Hero is being recalled for violation of the federal lead content ban. This toy poses a lead poisoning hazard, according to a notice posted on the Consumer  Product Safety Commission web site. The product was sold exclusively on Amazon from February 2021 through April 2021 for about $30. Lead poisoning can severely affect health. Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems. Children under the age of six are especially vulnerable to this type of poisoning. Their mental and physical development can be compromised. At very high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. Lead poisoning can be difficult to detect at first, since symptoms usually don't develop until dangerous amounts of this heavy metal have … [Read more...]

CamelBak Caps Recalled For Possible Choking Hazard

CamelBak Products of Petaluma, California is recalling CamelBak caps that were sold with Camelback's Podium and Peak Fitness water bottles because they can pose a choking hazard. A small silicone valve in the caps can come loose and detach during use and may be swallowed. While there have been fourteen reports of the valve coming loose in the cap and detaching, no injuries have been reported to the company to date. Three date codes of these products are included in this recall. About 46,000 of these CamelBak caps have been recalled in the United States. In addition, about 13,000 of the caps were sold in Canada. The date codes of these recalled caps are H19039, H19063, and H19175. The codes are printed on the underside of the cap. The water bottles were sold in a variety of colors … [Read more...]

Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill Recalled For Shock Potential

The Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill 1500F is being recalled because it may pose a shock hazard, according to a notice posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website. Incorrectly electroplated knobs on the grills can pose an electric shock hazard to users after the grill has fully preheated. There have been reports that five people received electric shocks from these grills, including three in the United States and two in Canada. The grill was manufactured in China. The importer is Team International Group of America Inc., doing business as Kalorik, of Miami Gardens, Florida. The recalled item is the Kalorik Pro Electric Steakhouse Grill 1500F, Model number KPRO Gr 45602. The grill has a stainless steel finish. The words "Kalorik Pro" are engraved on the front of … [Read more...]

IKEA Bowls Plates and Mugs Recalled For Burn Hazard

IKEA bowls plates and mugs are being recalled for a possible burn hazard, according to a notice on the Consumer Products Safety Commission recall page.  These products can become brittle and break, which can cause hot food or liquid to leak out, posing a burn hazard. There are 123 reports of breakage worldwide, including four reports of injuries, two of which required medical attention. There was one incident reported in the U.S., which did not cause an injury. Most of the injuries were burns that were caused by hot contents leaking out of the containers. About 148,000 of these products were sold in the United States, and about 11,40 were sold in Canada. The products were sold at IKEA store nationwide and online at the IKEA web site. They were available fo purchase from August … [Read more...]

Durisan Non-Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Recall Expanded Again

The Durisan Non-Alcohol Hand Sanitizer recall for possible Burkholderia contaminans has been expanded again to include more products. The recall notice states that the products were contaminated with a common municipal water supply borne bacteria. Using a hand sanitizer contaminated with this pathogen is considered low virulence, and problems can range from no reaction to possible reactions in a person with a hand wound or scrapes who has a compromised immune system. No "qualified" reports of adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. Durisan expanded their original recall in April 2021 to include all of its hand sanitizer products produced after April 10, 2019 that had not expired. But the company discovered that promotional orders as … [Read more...]

Recall of Scentsational Soaps Hand Sanitizer For Methanol Expanded

The recall of Scentsational Soaps hand sanitizers because they may contain methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde is being expanded to include more products. The original recall was issued on April 28, 2021. The new recall includes Goose Creek Hand Sanitizers and Coco TKO Hand Sanitizer.  No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. Testing conducted by the firm revealed the presence of methanol, benzene, and acetaldehyde in the products. These newly recalled hand sanitizers were sold over the internet and were also distributed nationwide in the United States by Goose Creek Candles, LLC and Coconut Stand. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, headache, vomiting, blurred vision, permanent … [Read more...]

Dibar Labs Hand Sanitizer Recalled for the Presence of Methanol

Dibar Nutricional S. de R.L. De CV is voluntarily recalling 27 lots of Dibar Labs Hand Sanitizer because it contains methanol, or wood alcohol, that is not declared on the label. Hand sanitizers cannot contain methanol because it poses a poisoning hazard through consuming the product, and through absorption through the skin. No adverse reactions have been reported to date in connection with the use of this recalled item. Substantial methanol exposure can result in poisoning that can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, coma, seizures, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. All people who use this product on their hands are at risk. Bur young people who accidentally ingest this product, and others who drink it as an alcohol substitute are … [Read more...]

Scentsational Soaps Hand Sanitizers Recalled For Methanol Contamination

Scentsational Soaps hand sanitizers are being recalled for possible methanol, or wood alcohol, benzene, and acetaldehyde contamination. These products include five lots of Scentsational Soaps & Candles scented Hand Sanitizers from the Black and White Collection and the Photo Real Collection, and three lots of Ulta Beauty Collection scented Hand Sanitizer Sprays. The company has not received any reports of adverse reactions related to the products included in this recall. Testing conducted by the firm revealed the presence of those compounds in these products. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Exposure to beneze can occur through inhalation, … [Read more...]

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