MEDIA RELEASES
 

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 27

AUGUST 25

MICROWAVES 

Whirlpool is recalling Whirlpool brand microwave hood combinations sold nationwide from January 2014 to April 2016. Internal arcing during use can ignite an internal plastic component, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Whirlpool brand microwave hood combinations. Model numbers and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Whirlpool at 800-990-6254 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://repair.whirlpoolcorp.com for a free replacement product. More info at www.recalls.org. 

LED T8 LAMPS 

Cree is recalling Cree® LED T8 Replacement Lamps sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2015 to May 2016. The recalled lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard. 

These lamps are used indoors to replace traditional two-pin T8 fluorescent tubes. The white lamps have a cylindrical shape and measure 48 inches long. “Cree,” “BT848 Series Lamp,” the product number and a four-digit date code are printed on the lamp or on a white label affixed to the lamp. Product numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Cree at 888-338-7883 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.cree.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

M&M JEWELRY 

Mars Retail Group is recalling M&M’S®-branded jewelry sold from May 2015 to June 2016. The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. 

Recalled items include earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces. Jewelry items included in the recall have the M&M’S logo “M” as a charm or other feature. 

Consumers contact M&M’S World World at 866-915-5058 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mmsworld.com or visit an M&M’S World store to return the jewelry for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GENERATORS 

J.D. North America is recalling All Power portable gasoline generators sold nationwide and in Mexico from March 2014 to May 2016. The fuel tank can leak, posing explosion, fire and burn hazards. 

This recall involves All Power portable gasoline generators with model numbers APGG6000 and APGG7500.  Model APGG6000 generators are rated at 6,000 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600055 3 and serial number JD29014S18035 through JD29014U020742. Model APGG7500 generators are rated at 7,500 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600056 0 and serial number JD42014S16027 through JD42014T210606. The model number is located on both sides of the unit. The UPC code and serial number can be found on a silver plate on the upper right hand-side of the back side panel. 

Consumers should contact J.D. North America at (844) 287-4655 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.allpoweramerica.com to schedule a free replacement fuel tank, including installation. More info at www.recalls.org.

AUGUST 24

STROLLERS 

Dorel Juvenile is recalling Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2015 to June 2016. The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves Step and Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand and manufactured by Dorel Juvenile. It was sold in a variety of colors along with the OnBoard 35 infant car seat. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray. Model number TR314 is printed on a white label on the back of the stroller seat. 

Consumers should contact Safety 1st at 866-762-3036 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.safety1st.com for a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

 AUGUST 23

BUILDING PLAY SETS 

Alex Toys is recalling ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps sold nationwide and in Canada from December 2009 to June 2016. Small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves three ALEX Jr. branded sets of infant building toys, the Baby Builder, model 1982, First Pops, model 1981P, and the First Snaps, model 1981S produced prior to November 2010. Batch codes can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact ALEX at 844-310-6691 anytime or online at www.alexbrands.com for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). More info at www.recalls.org.  

LAMP BURNERS 

Crownplace Brands is recalling Recalls Kerosene Lamp Burners sold nationwide from July 2015 to July 2016. The burner’s threads can disengage, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base, posing burn and fire hazards. 

This recall involves Crownplace Brands’ Aladdin MaxBrite kerosene lamp burners. “Aladdin MAXBrite500” is printed on the burner knob. The patent number is 3551086. “Aladdin” and the patent number are printed on the barrel of the burner. 

Consumers should contact Crownplace Brands at 800-457-5267 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.aladdinlamps.com  for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WRISTBANDS 

McDonald’s is recalling “Step-iT” Activity Wristbands distributed exclusively by McDonald’s restaurants nationwide and in Canada from August 9, 2016 to August 17, 2016 with Happy Meals and Mighty Kids Meals. The recalled wristbands can cause skin irritation or burns. 

This recall involves “Step-iT” activity wristbands, which come in two styles—“Activity Counter” and a motion-activated “Light-up Band.” Both styles of activity wristbands have a square face with the words “STEP-iT” printed on them and a button to depress and activate the wristband. The back of the square face contains the etched words “Made for McDonald’s.”  

Consumers should return the wristbands to any McDonald’s for a free replacement toy and either a yogurt tube or bag of apple slices. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 20

AUGUST 17

FOOTBALL HELMETS 

Xenith is recalling football helmets sold nationwide from May 2015 to March 2016. The shells of the football helmets can crack, posing a risk of head injuries. 

This recall involves Xenith Epic Varsity, X2 Varsity, X2E Varsity and Youth football helmets with a gloss or metallic-painted polycarbonate shell sold or factory-reconditioned between May 1, 2015 and March 18, 2016. The serial number is printed on a white sticker inside the top of the helmet. A complete list of the serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.xenith.com/recall

Players, coaches and parents should contact Xenith at 800-956-9022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.xenith.com to receive a free new replacement helmet. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 13

AUGUST 11

FENCE WIRE STRETCHERS 

SpeeCo is recalling Fence wire stretchers sold nationwide and in Canada from April 2015 to August 2016. A recoiling wire can be released from the stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders, posing a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves SpeeCo’s fence wire stretchers, with or without a ratchet control, used for gripping and tightening any type of wire. SpeeCo and model S16111500, S161115TSC or S16112000 is printed on a label on the product packaging. 

Consumers should contact SpeeCo at 855-271-7189 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.speeco.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

 AUGUST 10

WHISKEY GLASS AND STONE SETS 

Dennis East International is recalling Whiskey Glass and Stone Sets sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2015 to July 2016. The whiskey glass can spontaneously break during use, posing a laceration risk. 

This recall involves Dennis East International Whiskey Glass and Stone Sets. The sets include a 16 once clear glass, four grey chilling stones and a black cloth bag. The SKU number is SKU 30335. 

Consumers should contact Dennis East International at 800-430-5665 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.deidirect.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

PAINTBALL MARKERS 

Shocker Paintball is recalling Shocker RSX paintball markers/guns sold nationwide from May 2015 to August 2016. The chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury. 

This recall involves Shocker RSX paintball markers equipped with a blue main chamber. All Shocker RSX markers are subject to this recall. HK Army Paintball markers included in the recall were sold in the following color combinations: 

Base Color

Accent Color

Main Chamber

Black

Red

Blue

Pewter

Blue

Blue

Red

Pewter

Blue

White

Black

Blue

Black

Gold

Blue

Purple

Green

Blue

Consumers can contact Shocker Paintball at 866-253-2338 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http.Recall.ShockerPaintball for a free replacement high-flow chamber or visit an authorized dealer. More info at www.recalls.org.

AUGUST 9

LIGHT FIXTURES 

Flos is recalling Pendant light fixtures sold nationwide from January 2008 to July 2016.  The dome on the light fixture can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact. 

This recall involves the Flos Skygarden halogen pendant light fixtures with models S1 and S2.  The model number is printed on a label on the lightbulb socket. 

Consumers should contact at 888-952-9541 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.flos.com or place of purchase to schedule the installation of a free repair kit by a qualified technician. More info at www.recalls.org. 

PATIO CHAIRS 

Brown Jordan Services is recalling Swivel Dining and Lounge Chairs sold exclusively at Home depot stores nationwide and in Canada from October 2012 to January 2015. The base of the chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves Hampton Bay Fall River swivel dining and lounge chairs. The chairs are made of steel with a round swivel base and arm rests. The chairs have a red or green cushion, or are prepared for a custom slipcover with white liner fabric covering the cushions. 

Consumers should contact Brown Jordan Services at 855-899-2127 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Monday through Friday or online at www.bjsoutdoor.com for a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GENERATORS 

Kohler Power Systems is recalling Kohler portable generators sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2014 to May 2016. The generators have a wiring error, which can result in an electrical shock risk if an electrical device is plugged into the generator. 

This recall involves the following Kohler portable generator models: PRO3.7, PRO3.7E, PRO5.2, PRO5.2E, and GEN5.0 with Spec Number PA-GEN50-3003. Only generators with serial number 4528733735 or lower, and a manufacture date prior to 06 2016, representing the months and year of manufacture, are included in this recall. Model numbers, serial numbers, spec number and manufacturing date codes are on a silver label placed on each generator on the lower black frame assemblies. 

Consumers should contact Kohler at 866-667-4835 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at http://power.kohler.com, to schedule a free repair by the closest authorized dealer. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 6

AUGUST 3

RESIDENTIAL ELEVATORS 

Porta is recalling Residential elevators with electro mechanical door locks (EMDLs) sold nationwide from January 2005 to December 2011. The plastic locks can allow the landing door to open before the elevator car arrives, posing a serious fall hazard. 

This recall involves all residential elevators with plastic electro mechanical door locks.  Locks included in this recall have a plastic generation 1, 2, 3 or 4 latch and keeper attached to the upper corner on the elevator side of each landing door. A UL or ETL label affixed to the bottom of the EMDL box has “Porta Inc.” printed on it. 

Consumers should contact their elevator service company to have the plastic locks replaced with metal parts. 

Consumers can also contact Porta Inc. at 844-719-9037 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or online at www.emiporta.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

AUGUST 2 

HAMMOCKS 

BYA Sports is recalling Bring Your Adventure (BYA) Sports hammocks sold nationwide from January 2015 to March 2016. A weld on the ring of the hammocks can fail, allowing the hammock to pull free and fall while in use, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves BYA Sports Double Hammocks sold in blue or orange. Hammocks with the following UPC bar codes printed on the back of the merchandising card attached to the hammock are included in the recall: 7456112010186 (orange) and 7456112010193 (blue). The BYA logo and “DOUBLE HAMMOCK” is printed on the front of the merchandising card. 

Consumers should contact BYA Sports at 303-443-0163 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.BYAsports.com for a free replacement hammock. More info at www.recalls.org. 

STAINLESS STEEL STRAWS 

Starbucks is recalling stainless steel straws sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2012 to June 2016. The stainless steel straws are rigid and can poke children in the mouth, posing a risk of injury. 

This recall involves reusable stainless steel Cold-to-Go food grade drinking straws in two sizes. The straws were packaged and sold in sets of three and were also sold as a component of two sizes of stainless steel beverage cups: Grande 16-ounce cups and Venti 24-ounce cups. 

Consumers can contact Starbucks at 800-782-7282 from 3 a.m. to Midnight PT daily or online at https://news.starbucks.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JULY 30

JULY 28

OVEN MITTS 

Loot Crate is recalling Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts sold exclusively at www.lootcrate.com nationwide and in Canada and Mexico from April 2016 to May 2016. The oven mitts lack thermal protection, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves the Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts. The Marvel logo can be found on the upper center part of the oven mitt. Made in China and UPC code 15129322 are printed on the care label on the inside seams of the oven mitts. 

Consumers should contact Loot Crate at 855-456 6827 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lootcrate.com to receive a replacement product of equal or greater value. More info at www.recalls.org. 

ICE AXES 

STUBAI is recalling Ice axes sold nationwide from June 2015 to June 2016. The knife in the axe handle can detach, posing a laceration or impact hazard. 

This recall involves the STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope ice axe. “STUBAI” is printed on the top side of the axe above the black gripper. The batch number is printed on the head and on the top of the shaft on the axe. The batch numbers included in this recall are: 865 on the head and 870 on the shaft. 

Consumers should contact Liberty Mountain at 800-366-2666 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.stubai-sports.com or http://www.libertymountain.com for instructions on receiving a free replacement axe. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GENERATORS 

Lekker is recalling Patriot Power Generator 1500 watt sold exclusively online at www.4patriots.com from November 2014 to April 2015. The battery sold with the generator can catch fire, posing a fire hazard. 

he recall involves the 1,500 watt Patriot Power Generators. The recalled generators have serial numbers U14040001 through U14041092 and U14110001 through U14111092 printed on a sticker in the upper right hand corner of the rear panel of the unit. 

Consumers should contact 4Patriots at 800-680-8504 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.lekkerproducts.com for instructions on receiving a free replacement generator. More info at www.recalls.org.

JULY 27

BLISTER PACKS 

Novel Laboratories is recalling Zolpidem Tartrate Sublingual tablets sold nationwide from March 2016 to May2016.The packaging for the prescription drug is not child-resistant. 

This recall involves 1.75 mg and 3.5 mg Zolpidem Tartrate sublingual (rapid dissolve) tablets from Novel Laboratories. The prescription medication is a sleep drug. The packaging for the 1.75 mg tablets has lot number M16140A, 1.75 mg and national drug code (NDC) 43386-762-30. The packaging for the 3.5 mg tablets has lot number M16144A, 3.5mg and national drug code (NDC) 43386-761-30. The Zolpidem Tartrate is packaged as a single tablet in a peel-and-push blister pack inside an outer open-ended pouch with 30 pouches per box. The lot number and an expiration date of 02/2018 are printed on the bottom left of the pouches. 

Consumers should contact Novel Laboratories at (866) 403-7592 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.novellabs.net for instructions to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JULY 23

JULY 21

BABY MONITORS 

Lorex is recalling Video baby monitors sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2013 to April 2016. The video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off. This can expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves Lorex Care ‘N’ Share video baby monitors. The model numbers included in this recall are WL3520, WL4320 and WL3401. The model numbers are printed on the back panel of the monitor. 

Consumers should contact Lorex at 844-265-7388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lorextechnology.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

CROSSBOW ROPE COCKING DEVICES 

Crosman is recalling Rope cocking devices for Centerpoint Sniper 370 Crossbows sold nationwide from December 2015 to June 2016. Tabs on the hooks attaching the rope cocking device to the crossbow string can bind as the device is pulled back, causing the hooks to break and the rope to recoil, posing a risk of injury, including laceration. 

This recall involves rope cocking devices shipped by Crosman Corporation with Centerpoint Sniper 370 crossbows with serial numbers beginning with “015.” The serial number is printed on the right side of the crossbow above the trigger. The words “CENTERPOINT” and “SNIPER 370” are printed on the crossbow’s frame. 

Consumers should contact Crosman at 866-583-7340 any time or online at www.crosman.com to receive instructions on returning it for a replacement rope cocking device without tabs. More info at www.recalls.org. 

COMMUTER BICYCLES 

Cycling Sports Group is recalling Cannondale commuter bicycles sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2010 to December 2014. The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork. 

Consumers should take the bicycles to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. 

Consumers can also contact Cannondale at 800-726-2453 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cannondale.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

 JULY 19

CHILDREN'S JEWELRY 

Things Remembered is recalling Silver bracelets and charm necklaces sold exclusively at Things Remembered stores nationwide and in Canada from February 2015 to June 2016. The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limit. 

This recall involves silver heart bracelets and sweet charm necklaces for children. The necklaces are gold plated on a 13-inch box chain with a 2-inch extender, a lobster claw closure and three charms – a pink ice cream cone, a pink crystal cupcake and a gold-plated tag with “SWEET” engraved. 

Consumers should contact Things Remembered at 866-902-4438 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.thingsremembered.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN'S WATER BOTTLES 

GSI Outdoors is recalling Kids’ insulated water bottles sold exclusively at L.L.Bean stores nationwide from July 2015 to May 2016. The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. 

This recall involves five styles of kids’ insulated water bottles with printed graphics. The bottles are 13.5 ounces capacity with the following color prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly and Robo Shark. The item identification number 297684 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the bottle. Also printed on the sticker are “PO#844” and “BB2D2-LLB-R45-0413.” 

Consumers should contact L.L.Bean at 800-555-9717 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET daily or online at www.llbean.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.