The Latest Product Recalls
Posted in Product Recall on May 1, 2020
A number of products have been recalled recently.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSD) issued an important recall remedy notice:
Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details.
It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products.
Trimmers and Pole Saws
MTD Southwest recalled Troy-Bilt, Craftsman-branded trimmers, and Remington-branded pole saws powered by a 25cc 2-cycle gasoline engine. The head of the trimmers and pole saws can continue to rotate when the throttle is released, causing a laceration risk. The affected model numbers can be found online. To obtain a replacement product(s), customers should call 888-848-6038 or click here.
Dr. Adorable, Wyndmere Naturals, Naturo Sciences and Biofinest recalled their respective essential oil products. The products fail to meet child-resistant packaging requirements and present a risk of poisoning. Customers should store the product(s) in a safe location and out of the reach of children. Recall remedies are available on the CPSD’s website.
Vitamin Shoppe Energy Formula multivitamins (90 tablets) face a recall. This item is in a white bottle with a blue, white and gold label. The packaging is not child-resistant, thus causing a poisoning hazard. Customers should call 866-293-3367 or click here for a refund or merchandise credit.
LUS recalled its hair dryers over an electrocution hazard. The product lacks an immersion protection device. Customers should unplug the hair dryer and stop using it immediately. Customers should call 800-280-1675 or click here for a refund.
Off-road and Utility Vehicles
Polaris recalled the following vehicles:
- 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger utility vehicles due to injury hazard
- Model year 2018 to 2020 Ranger XP 1000 off-road vehicles due to fire hazard
Customers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and visit a Polaris dealer for a free inspection and repair. The company is notifying affected owners.
Leviton recalled 50 ampere, non-NEMA electrical connectors, plugs, receptacles and inlets. The electrical connection devices pose an electrical shock hazard due to mislabeled terminal markings. For replacement products, consumers should call 877-978-2032 or click here.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, call 1-800-ELK-OHIO or fill out a free, no-obligation contact form.