This Week (October 21) in Product Recalls
Seven recalls have been announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the past two weeks. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at (800) 333-0000 to schedule a free consultation.
B.O.B. recalls strollers due to choking hazard
About 438,700 B.O.B.® single and double jogging strollers were recalled after six reports of the embroidered logo patch detaching, resulting in two incidents of children choking or gagging after putting the patch in their mouths. The recalled jogging strollers were made in China and Taiwan. See the recall.
Marshall Group recalls bio-fuel gel due to burning hazard
About 39,000 bottles of Marshall Gardens PatioGlo Bio-Fuel Gel were recalled after four reports of the fuel igniting while being poured into a still-buring firepot. Three injuries requiring hospitalization have been reported. The PatioGlo Bio-Fuel Gel was made in the United States. See the recall.
Nidec Motor Corporoation recalls pool pump motors due to shock hazard
About 2,000 Ecotech EZ® Variable Speed pool pump motors were recalled after discovery that the pump cover is not grounded properly. No injuries or incidents have been reported. The motors were manufactured in Mexico. See the recall.
Meijer reannounces Roman Shades and roll-up blinds recall due to strangulation hazard
About 3,200 additional units of “Innovations and “At home with Meijer” Roman shades and roll-up blinds were recalled after these already recalled blinds were redistributed and sold without a repair kit. The recalled blinds and shades were made in Taiwan. See the recall.
Lifemarque recalls baby carriers due to falling hazard
About 50 Lifemarque LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers were recalled after discovery that the carriers were sold without bolts attaching the main frame to the metal stand. No injuries or incidents have been reported. The LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers were made in Vietnam. See the recall.
Guidecraft recalls toys due to choking hazard
About 760 Twist and Sort Toys were recalled after discovery that small pegs can detach from most of the posts on the toys. No injuries or incidents have been reported. The recalled toys were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Horizon Hobby recalls battery chargers due to burn and fire hazard
About 1,000 Losi NiMH Start-Up Combo Chargers were recalled after eight reports of the battery overheating, posing a burn and fire hazard. The recalled combo chargers were made in China. See the recall.