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August 27, 2019 CPSC; Contigo recalls its Kids Cleanable Water Bottles because the bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Units: About 5.7 million (an additional 157,000 sold in Canada and 28,000 in Mexico).
All Recalls August 2019
August 30, 2019 CPSC; RH recalls its children’s chairs and stools because they contain paint with levels of lead exceeding the federal lead paint ban, posing a risk of adverse health effects to children. Units: About 3,200 (an additionall 180 were sold in Canada).
August 30, 2019 CPSC; RH recalls its Turkish robes because they fail to meet the flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries. Units: About 5,400 (an additional 300 were sold in Canada).
August 29, 2019 CPSC; Pearhead recalls its Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys because they can break and create a sharp point, posing laceration and choking hazards to young children. Units: About 6,200.
August 29, 2019 CPSC; Rite Aid recalls its folding patio chairs because their frame can bend causing the user to fall, posing a risk of injury. Units: About 18,800.
August 29, 2019 CPSC; Sandoz recalls its Losartan Potassium and Ezetimibe prescription drug bottles because their packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if swallowed by children. Units: About 636,000.
August 29, 2019 CPSC; Decathlon USA recalls its Rocky Screwgate carabiners because they can unlock while in use, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the user. Units: About 50.
August 28, 2019 CPSC; Yamaha recalls multiple models of its golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles because an electrical component can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 16,000
August 28, 2019 CPSC; Whirlpool recalls its Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir brand glass cooktops with touch controls because the cooktop surface elements can turn on by themselves, posing burn and fire hazards. Units: About 26,300 (an additional 2,800 sold in Canada and 128 in Mexico).
August 28, 2019 CPSC; Kirkland’s recalls multiple models of its chests of drawers because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Units: About 3,000.
August 27, 2019 CPSC; At Home recalls its Ultimate Shag Rugs because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 24,000.
August 27, 2019 CPSC; Happy Plugs recalls its Bluetooth Wireless II Headphones because their charging cable can cause the headphones to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: About 6,900 (an additional 2,550 sold in Canada).
August 22, 2019 CPSC; Piping Rock Health Products recalls its Wintergreen Essential Oil because the bottles are not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if contents are swallowed by young children. Units: About 18,600.
August 22, 2019 CPSC; Norwex recalls its rubber brooms because their handles can break in half, exposing a metal inner rim and posing a laceration hazard. Units: About 58,000.
August 20, 2019 CPSC; SAMpark recalls its children’s pajamas because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear which requires sleepwear to be either snug-fitting or flame-resistant, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Units: About 185.
August 20, 2019 CPSC; Crate and Barrel recalls its Activity Push Walkers because they can break and expose sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children. Units: About 1,500.
August 20, 2019 CPSC; Southwire recalls its Garvin Pop-Up Electrical Outlet Floor Box Kits, because they can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 3,000.
August 19, 2019 CPSC; Club Car recalls its Precedent, Tempo, Onward and Villager model gas golf and transport vehicles, because fuel can leak from an improperly routed fuel line, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: About 9,000 (an additional 2,000 sold in Canada).
August 19, 2019 CPSC; Club Car recalls its Carryall 300, Transporter, Villager Vehicles, Streetrod Lux and Streetrod Vintage Vehicles because the fuel vent can allow fuel to leak, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: About 1,300 (an additional 13 sold in Canada).
August 15, 2019 CPSC; SSR Motorsports recalls its 2019 model SR70Auto, SR70C, SR110Semi/DX and SR125Auto off-road motorcycles, because their front fork assembly can fail during use, causing the rider to lose control and resulting in a crash hazard. Units: About 420.
August 7, 2019 CPSC; Seattle Manufacturing Corporation recalls its Kobah Ice Axes because the spike and/or head of the ice axe can detach from the handle during use, posing serious injury and fall hazards to the climber. Units: About 165
August 6, 2019 CPSC; BRP expands recall of its 2017 Ski Doo MXZ, Summit and Renegade snowmobiles and its 2018 MXZ and Renegade snowmobiles because the vehicles’ fuel delivery system can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 14,600 (About 10,000 were previously recalled in May).
August 1, 2019 CPSC; Super Jumper recalls multiple models of its trampolines because the welds on their metal railings (legs) can fail, posing fall and injury hazards. Units: About 23,000 (an additional 860 sold in Canada).
- Fire Extinguishers
Kidde: 40.5 million
- "Step-It" Activity Wristbands
McDonald's: 33 million
- Chests and dressers
IKEA: 17.3 million
- Storage Furniture
Lane Home Furniture: 12 million
- Coffee Makers
Keurig: 7.2 million
- Macaroni & Cheese
Kraft: 6.5 million
- Notebook Power Cord.
HP: 6 million
Top Food Recalls
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars
Undeclared peanuts; FDA
- NadaMoo! Strawberry Cheesecake Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert
Undeclared Almond; FDA
- Great Value, HEB Taco Seasoning
Salmonella contamination; FDA