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Household Recalls

Vivint Recalls Remotec Dimming Switch Modules Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

May 21, 2015

The wiring in the plug-in dimming and on/off switch modules is incorrectly installed. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this [...]

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Viking Range Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard

May 21, 2015

The ranges’ ovens can turn on by themselves, posing a burn hazard to consumers. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by [...]

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Hewitt Recalls Marine Winches Due to Injury Hazard

May 20, 2015

The top and bottom roller chains in the winch can break, causing the winch and marine lift to fail. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do [...]

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Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Ranges Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Sears

May 20, 2015

The burner flame can go out while the gas is turned on. This can allow gas to escape and poses fire and burn hazards. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including [...]

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Kenmore Elite Ranges Recalled by Electrolux Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sears

May 20, 2015

The stainless steel trim below the range control panel can have a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to [...]

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Precision Trading Recalls Espresso Makers Due to Risk of Burns

May 19, 2015

The cap at the top of the unit can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a risk of burns to the consumer. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below [...]

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Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Recalls Java Jacket Cup Sleeves Due to Fire Hazard

May 19, 2015

The Java Jacket cup sleeves can ignite, if microwaved. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full Details [...]

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Avalanche Rescue Snow Shovels Recalled by Mountain Safety Research Due to Risk of Failure During Emergency Rescues (Recall Alert)

May 12, 2015

The snow shovel’s shaft and blade can come apart causing it to be unable to be used to rescue avalanche victims. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what [...]

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Cost Plus World Market Recalls Twist Swivel Stools Due to Fall Hazard

May 12, 2015

The weld joint attaching the stool seat to the center post can break. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this [...]

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IKEA Recalls Pressure-Mounted Safety Gates Due to Fall Hazard

May 12, 2015

The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its intended position, posing a fall hazard. In addition, the lower metal bar can be a tripping hazard. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take [...]

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