Archive for November, 2010

Bike crank sets are faulty

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Full Speed Ahead crank sets used by various bicycle manufacturers are being recalled because they can crack or break and pose a fall hazard to riders.
For details, click here.

Some Ski-Doos recalled

Friday, November 19th, 2010

About 1,000 2005 to 2010 model year Ski-Doo snowmobilies are being recalled because a static electricity charge can build up around their fuel tanks and cause an explosion.
For details on the models affected, click here.

Some painkillers being withdrawn

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Darvon and Darvocet, popular brand name prescription painkillers, are being withdrawn from the market by their makers because the products can produce heart problems.
For details, click here.

Motorized awnings being recalled

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Motorized awnings made by Somfy Systems are being recalled because a power cable that runs them can be severed, causing an electrocution hazard.
For details, click here.

Pogo sticks can let you down

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Pogo sticks made by Sportcraft are being recalled because the metal rivets on the aluminum tubes can pop out, creating a fall and injury hazard.
For details, click here.

Mini-tillers have faulty fuel tanks

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Honda and Mantis mini-tillers are being recalled because the fuel tanks on the small rotortillers can crack, posing a fire hazard.
For details, click here.

These horsey toys can strangle

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Two kinds of toys involving the likenesses of horses are being recalled because they post strangulation hazards to small kids.
A rocking horse toy is being recalled because the reins can entangle toddlers and a horse-on-a-stick toy has a similar problem.

Is your teen daughter on Facebook?

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Is your teen daughter, or teenager for that matter, on Facebook?
Check out this scary warning from the FBI.

More infant car seats being recalled

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Some Chaperone infant car seats, made by Britax, are being recalled because the chest clip can crack, posing cut and choking hazards.
For details and photos, click here.

Some products contain tainted cilantro

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Orval Kent is recalling 23 food products marketed nationally under different names because the products might contain cilantro that has been contaminated. For details on the recall, click here.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Hunter Safety Systems is recalling climber carabiners because they can break and cause the user to fall.
For details, click here..

Chest freezers face recall

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Haier America is recalling chest freezers because the electrical wiring can overheat and cause a fire. For details, click here.

Bicycles have faulty seats

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

About 200 Easton Sports bicycles are being recalled because their seat posts pose a fall hazard. For details, click here.

Halloween lanterns recalled

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Dollar Tree stores is recalling more than 680,000 plastic Holloween lanterns because the bulb in them can melt and burn the plastic. For details, click here.

More tree steps are faulty

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Ameristep plastic tree steps for hunters have been the subject of two previous recalls. Now more are being recalled because the step can break. For details and model numbers, click here.