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By PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best
July 28, 2021

The following products were recently recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):


1) Product: Arroyo and Hideaway Wood Burning Fire Pits

Hazard: Wood stored under the unit can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: July 15, 2021

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/38mp294w
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2) Product: American Outdoor Brands Caldwell E-Max® Pro BT Earmuffs with rechargeable lithium battery packs

Hazard: The soldering within the lithium-battery pack housing can allow the wiring to detach and cause the unit to overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: July 21, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/American-Outdoor-Brands-Recalls-Caldwell-Earmuffs-with-Rechargeable-Lithium-Battery-Packs-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards
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3) Product: One Stop Gardens 15,000 (Item #63073) and 30,000 (Item #63072) BTU Tank Top Propane Heaters (Harbor Freight)

Hazard: In windy weather, the flame can be directed to the rear of the unit, which can melt the “tip switch” safety shut off feature at the rear of the heater. This poses a risk that the heater will not turn off if it tips over and poses a burn hazard to consumers.
Recall date: July 21, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-One-Stop-Gardens-15-000-and-30-000-BTU-Tank-Top-Propane-Heaters-Due-to-Burn-Hazard
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4) Product: Rechargeable Handheld Fans (Rite Aid)

Hazard: The fan’s lithium-ion battery can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: July 21, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Rite-Aid-Recalls-Rechargeable-Handheld-Fans-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
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5) Product: Polaris Model Year 2021 GENERAL 1000, GENERAL 4 1000, GENERAL XP 1000 and GENERAL XP 4 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The weld between the brake pedal pivot bracket and the EPS mounting bracket can separate, which can result in a loss of brake function, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: July 22, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Polaris-Recalls-GENERAL-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles-Due-to-Crash-Hazard-Recall-Alert
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6) Product: Polaris Model Year 2021 RZR Pro XP and RZR Pro XP 4 Recreational Off-Road Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: A raised edge on the machined surface of the turbocharger castings can result in an oil leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: July 22, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Polaris-Recalls-RZR-Recreational-Off-Road-Vehicles-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Recall-Alert-July2021
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7) Product: BRP Model Years 2020 and 2021 Can-AM Defender HD10 side-by-side vehicles

Hazard: The stock CVT air intake can become completely obstructed with snow causing the drive belt to overheat and break, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: July 22, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/BRP-Recalls-Side-by-Side-Vehicles-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Recall-Alert


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