This Week (August 10) in Product Recalls
Seven product recalls have been announced in the past couple of weeks by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, including a portable stage that killed a child. If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.
Liberty Mountain issues recall for child carriers due to falling hazard
About 400 Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers were recalled by Liberty Mountain after two reports of the side strap’s seam unraveling. The recalled child carriers were made in Germany. See the recall.
Green Toys recalls mini vehicles due to choking hazard
About 52,500 Green Toys Mini Vehicles were recalled after Green Toys received 10 reports of the wheels or hubcaps detaching from the vehicles, posing a choking risk. The recalled mini vehicles were manufactured in the United States. See the recall.
Midwest Folding Products issues recall for stage caddies due to risk of injury or death
About 5,300 stage and riser caddies by Midwest Folding Products were recalled after a 3-year-old girl died after a portable stage fell out of its caddy and hit her on the head. The recalled caddies were sold to churches, schools, performing arts centers, and other organizations since 1989. For more information, see the recall.
Sears issues recall for dehumidifiers due to fire and burning hazards
About 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers were recalled after Sears and Kenmore received 107 reports of the dehumidifiers overheating and catching fire, smoking, or melting. 3 injuries of smoke inhalation have been reported and property damage is estimated at over $7 million. The recalled dehumidifiers were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Midas Lin Company recalls bistro sets due to falling hazard
About 16,400 Patio Bistro Sets were recalled after Midas Lin Company received 13 reports of consumers falling from partially opened chairs, causing minor injuries. The recalled patio bistro sets were made in China. See the recall.
My Clothes recalls children’s pajamas due to flammability violation
About 1,100 children’s pajamas by My Clothes were recalled after discovery that the garments did not meet federal flammability guidelines. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled pajamas were manufactured in China. See the recall.
GE Appliances issues recall for dishwashers due to fire hazard
About 1.3 million GE dishwashers (GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile, and Hotpoint) were recalled after GE received 15 reports of electrical failures in the heating element, resulting in seven fires, three of which caused severe property damage. The recalled GE dishwashers were made in the United States. See the recall.