Posts Tagged 'Recall'

2.2 Million Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall for more than 2 million dehumidifiers sold in the United States after they were found to have a defect that is causing house fires.

The recall affects about 80 models with brand names including: Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premier, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and Superclima, the CPSC said in a statement.

The dehumidifiers were sold from January 2005 through August 2013 at HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, ...

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FDA Announces Voluntary Recall of Infant Motrin

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall of Motrin Infants’ Drops that were distributed in the United States.

Roughly 200,000 bottles have been voluntarily recalled by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the company that manufactures Concentrated Motrin Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz bottles.

The recall was prompted after plastic pieces were found in them medication. The company claimed that these particles came from a third-party supplier that makes ibuprofen. Only three lots are affected by ...

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Nationwide Recall of Aspirin Bottles Containing Tylenol

Nationwide emergency recall of baby aspirinA nationwide emergency recall of baby aspirin bottles was initiated on June 17th, 2013 after a CVS pharmacist discovered one bottle had been filled with acetaminophen — otherwise known by the brand name Tylenol.

More than 16,000 bottles have voluntarily been recalled by Advance Pharmaceutical, Inc., the company responsible for the filling and labeling of the bottles. These bottles are labeled “Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets, 81-mg.” The recall was prompted by a bottle ...

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FDA issues recall for defibrillators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Class 1 recall for certain models of the HeartSine Samaritan 300/300P Public Access Defibrillator.

According to the FDA, the problematic models were manufactured and distributed from August, 2004, through January, 2011.

The problems with the devices are twofold.

Some of the devices have been found to intermittently turn on and off, which may eventually deplete the battery. Also, certain devices that contain early versions of the battery management software may misinterpret a temporary drop ...

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Hybrid luxury Fisker Karma catches fire

The automotive site Jalopnik reports that a Fisker Karma hybrid-electric luxury sedan set itself on fire recently while its owner was purchasing groceries in Woodside, Calif.

In May, according to Jalopnik, a brand-new Fisker Karma sedan was blamed for a house fire in Houston.

Nobody was hurt in the California incident, which occurred when the owner of the vehicle went into a store to get some groceries and came out to discover smoke pouring from the car. He called the manufacturer, and ...

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Toyota recalls 700,00 vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it’s recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. to fix a suspension problem that could cause crashes, according to a report in the Huffington Post.

According to the report, Toyota reported nine crashes and three injuries from the problem. If rear suspension nuts aren’t tightened properly after a wheel alignment, the company said, the arms can rust and separate from the vehicle.

RAV4s from the 2006 to 2011 model years are ...

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