Product Recalls 2015 Minimize

According to a recent NFPA study, approximately 47,700 fires are started by electrical failures or malfunctions of defective products.  The following are a few recent recalls of potentially hazardous devices and appliances.  For a full listing of product recalls, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.

Product Brand/Name
Reason for Recall
Full Recall Info (CPSC Link)
Kenmore
Electric Range
The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Hayneedle, Inc.
Fiber-Optic Christmas Trees
The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.
Safe Step
Walk-In Tubs
The tub’s heated seat can get stuck in the “on” position. If a towel or other item is covering the seat of an empty tub, the seat can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
 
KTM North America
Childrens Pajamas
Pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a burn risk to children. http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Childrens-Pajamas-Recalled-by-KTM-North-America/#remedy

 

 


Hoverboard Safety Minimize
California State Fire Marshal Information Bulletin 15-006, Issued December 2015, Regarding Hoverboard hazards and safety.
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CSFM Hoverboard Bulletin 15-00612/30/201565.70Download

Safety Alert: Sky Lanterns Minimize
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Sky Lanterns Bulletin668.95Download

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