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This Week (March 9) in Product Recalls

March 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced 11 new product recalls in the past two weeks. If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation today.

Greenlee Textron issues recall for knives due to laceration hazard

About 1,800 folding pocket utility knives were recalled after a report of the blade lock failing, which allowed the blade to fold toward the handle. The recalled utility knives were made in China. See the recall.

Carlisle FoodService Products recalls mugs due to burn hazard

About 111,000 food service beverage cups and mugs were recalled after three reports of the cups and mugs breaking when filled with hot liquids, posing a burn hazard. The recalled melamine mugs were manufactured in China. See the recall.

American Honta Motor Company recalls trimmers due to laceration hazard

About 17,600 Honda Grass Trimmers were recalled after 11 reports of the shaft cracking, causing the cutting attachment to detach, posing a risk of cuts to anyone nearby. The recalled grass trimmers were made in the United States. See the recall.

Papa Bear Loungeabouts recalls pajamas due to flammability standard violation

Over 10,000 children’s pajamas and sleepwear were recalled after discovery that the clothing does not meat federal flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury. The recalled sleepwear was made in China. See the recall.

Twin Oaks issues recall for hammock stands due to falling hazard

About 2,300 Twin Oaks standard and economy hammock stands were recalled after 43 reports of the foot brackets cracking. Several incidents of people in the hammocks falling to the ground have been reported. The recalled hammock stands were made in China. See the recall.

American Tack & Hardware Co. recalls night lights due to fire and burn hazards

About 227,000 LED Night Lights were recalled after AmerTac received 25 reports of the night lights smoking, burning, melting, or charring after experiencing an electrical short circuit. The recalled LED night lights were manufactured in China. See the recall.

W.L. Gore & Associates issues recall for bicycle brake cables due to fall hazard

About 9,900 bicycle brake cables for road bikes were recalled after a report of the brake cable detaching, in turn causing the breaks to fail. The recalled brake cables were manufactured in Taiwan. See the recall.

Previously recalled products resold by discounters after recall date

Numerous items recalled by Meijer were found to have been resold by other retailers. See the list of items.

Locker Brand issues recall for medicine containers due to lock inadequacy

About 59,600 Medicine Bottle Storage Containers were recalled after discovery that the container can be opened by applying pressure to the latch while locked. The recalled containers were made in China. See the recall.

Lenovo recalls computers due to fire hazard

About 50,500 Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z and M90z desktop computers were recalled after two reports of the power supply overheating. One report involved fire, while the other involved smoke. The recalled desktop computers were made in Mexico. See the recall.

Umbro issues recall for jackets due to entrapment hazard

About 240 Umbro Boys’ outerwear jackets were recalled after discovery that the elastic drawstring could be caught in small spaces, posing an entrapment hazard to children. On incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled jackets were manufactured din China. See the recall.

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