Product recall list for the week of may 22-28, 2017
In the week leading up to the recent Memorial Day holiday, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPCS) recalled numerous consumer products – including several that could make summertime significantly less fun and safe for many Americans.
During the last week of May, the CPCS issued:
• a recall on cordless electric lawnmowers
• a recall on a home electrical meter
• a recall on an office chair
• recalls on two kinds of lamps
• a recall on outdoor furniture
• a recall on a Fourth of July-themed children’s toy
• a recall on a motorized ride-on children’s toy.
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Recalled: Kobalt & Greenworks 40-volt dual-blade lawnmowers
Recalled Cordless Electric Mowers
Reason: FIRE HAZARD. The circuit board has faulty wiring, and can catch on fire.
What to do :Stop using the mower immediately. Remove battery.
Contact: Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.
How to contact: Call 888-266-7096 Go to greenworkstool.com and click on “Important Safety Notice”
Manufacturer: Hongkong Sun Rise Trading
Models affected Kobalt 40-volt max cordless dual-blade push lawnmower
Model #: KM2040X-06 Item #: 506586
Greenworks G-MAX 40-volt twin force cordless push lawnmower
Model #: 25302 Item #: n/a
Recall Number: 17-168
Recalled: ExTech Digital Clamp Meters
Recalled Extech Digital Clamp Meters
Reason: ELECTROCUTION HAZARD. The meter can fail to give an accurate voltage reading, leading the operator to believe power is off even when power is on.
What to do: Stop using the meter immediately. Remove battery. Contact Extech for a free repair.
How to contact: Call 855-239-8324 Go to extech.com and click on “Safety Notices”
Models Affected: EX650, EX655, MA160, MA61, MA63.
Serial Numbers: R15XXXXXXX to R17XXXXXXX
Recall Number: 17-167
Recalled: Leggett & Platt office chair
Recalled Leggett Platt Office Chairs
Reason: INJURY HAZARD. Bolts and nuts can disconnect, causing the seat to detach from the chair, thus posing a fall hazard.
What to do: Stop using the chair immediately. Contact Leggett & Platt for a free repair. How to contact: Call 844-516-3615 Go to lpworkfurniture.com and click on “Product Recall”
Manufacturer: Leggett & Platt
Models Affected: Numerous makes & models under five brands:
Make Model(s): Hon, Nucleus, Hugg, Jaguar, Lido, Verona, Tigre, Leon, Opus, Regis,
JSI/Jasper Seating Protocol Proxy, Stimatic, Beta2, Via Seating, Proform, Brisbane, Genie, Rivia Act II
Recall Number: 17-158
Recalled: Williams Sonoma Rejuvenation Wall Sconce
Recalled Wall Sconces
Reason: SHOCK HAZARD. The lamp’s arm joint can cut the electrical wire, causing it to fray and posing an electrical hazard.
What to do: Unplug the lamp and stop using it immediately. Contact Williams Sonoma for repair or replacement.
How to contact: Call 855-347-2143 Go to rejuvenation.com and click on “Safety Recalls”
Manufacturer: Rejuvenation, Inc. (a division of Williams Sonoma)
Models affected: Rejuvenation Cypress and Imbrie articulated wall sconces
Recall Number: 17-747
Recalled: Pier 1 Imports Temani Wicker furniture
Pier 1 Imports Temani Wicker Furniture Recall
Reason: LEAD HAZARD. The paint used on the furniture contains levels of lead that exceed federal standards, posing a health risk.
What to do: Stop using the mower immediately. Contact Pier 1 Imports for a refund or store credit.
How to contact: Call 855-513-5140 Go to pier1.com and click on “Product Notes & Recalls”
Manufacturer: PT Gimex Furniture Manufacturing, Inc.
Models affected: All the affected items are in the “Temani” line: Chair (model 2769765) Settee (model 2860548) Ottoman (model 2769778)
Recall Number: 17-164
Recalled: Sportex Rock Salt Lamps
Salt Rock Lamp Recalls
Reason: SHOCK AND FIRE HAZARD. Electrical components of the lamp can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire hazards.
What to do: Unplug lamp and stop using it immediately. Contact Sportex for a refund or replacement.
How to contact: Call 800-652-3490 Go to sportexus.com and click on “Salt Rock Lamps”
Importer: Sportex US
Models affected: Three Lumière brand lamps: Rock of Gibraltar Carnival of Lights Basket of Rocks
Recall Number: 17-163
Recalled: Hobby Lobby Easter and July 4th light-up spinner toys
July 4th Light Up Spinner Toys
Reason: CHOKING HAZARD. The battery cover can detach, exposing small batteries that pose choking and ingestion hazards.
What to do: Take toys away from children and stop using them immediately. Return items to a Hobby Lobby store for a full refund.
How to contact: Call 800-326-7931 hobbylobby.com
Importer: Hobby Lobby Stories, Inc.
Models affected: “Easter bunny” and “July 4th” light-up spinners
Recall Number: 17-166
Recalled: Dynacraft ride-on toy vehicles
Dynacraft Ride On Toys Recalls
Reason: INJURY HAZARD. The vehicles’ accelerator pedals can stick, posing fall and crash hazards.
What to do: Take toys away from children and stop using immediately. Contact Dynacraft for a free replacement foot pedal and installation instructions, or contact service center for a free repair.
How to contact: Call 800-551-0032 Go to dynacraftwheels.com and click on “Product Recalls”
Importer: Dynacraft BSC, Inc.
Models affected: Surge 12V, Camo 4x4, Surge 12V XL, Quad Tonka 12V, Mighty Dump Truck
Recall Number: 17-162
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