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Fire and Safety Hazard Product Recalls - October
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By Lieutenant Scot Best
October 31, 2022

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

1) Product: AQUALUNG Apeks Exotec SCUBA Diving Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs)

Hazard: The dump valve knob can get stuck when the recalled BCD is inflated, opening the dump valve which stops the BCD from fully inflating. This can result in a loss of buoyancy control and poses injury (decompression sickness) and drowning hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/2r657vn

2) Product: Backyard Nature Products Birds Choice Hanging and Pole-Mounted Acrylic Bird Baths

Hazard: When sunlight goes through the recalled bird bath’s acrylic surfaces onto nearby wooden surfaces, such as siding or decking, the wood surface can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/bddwbh7j

3) Product: Gel Blaster SURGE 1.0 toy guns

Hazard: The lithium-ion battery pack inside the handle can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/ms5j92ph

4) Product: Children’s Nightgowns Imported by Jammers Apparel Group; Sold Exclusively at JCPenney

Hazard: The children’s nightgowns fail to meet the flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/2s3f7y9r

5) Product: Newair Magic Chef Air Fryers

Hazard: The air fryer can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/bdh8vwdw

6) Product: U-Line Outdoor Series 24-inch Built-In Convertible Freezers

Hazard: The outdoor freezers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/4vvwyey8

7) Product: E-Bikes Ancheer E-bikes

Hazard: The lithium-ion batteries can ignite, explode or spark, posing fire, explosion and burn hazards to consumers.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/mrxkueyz

8) Product: Cressi-Sub USA Scuba Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) with LP inflator hose

Hazard: Defective metal fittings on the inflator hose can cause an airflow restriction and failure to inflate, or improper inflation of the BCD, posing a drowning hazard to the user.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/32w6hd7m

9) Product: Children’s Bathrobes Imported by Ekouaer; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com

Hazard: The children’s bathrobes fail to meet the flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/snys4x4x

10) Product: Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) Ski-Doo snowmobiles

Hazard: The fuel injector hose retainer screw can loosen and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/49484aff

11) Product: Katadyn North America Optimus Gemini portable 2-burner stoves

Hazard: The recalled stove’s gas regulator can have a tear in the seal causing a gas leak, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/pt2uvjrp

12) Product: Target Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia Tea Kettles

Hazard: The paint can chip on the bottom of the recalled kettles, posing a fire hazard. In addition, the handle can break and/or the spout can leak, posing a risk of burn injuries.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/5xty2947

13) Product: Meic power adapters sold with Brother AirSure DF-2 Dynamic Filtration Tabletop Air Purifiers

Hazard: The Meic AC power adapter casing can break while the adapter is being plugged into or removed from an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing electrical shock and electrocution hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/27sufdar

14) Product: LG Energy Solution “RESU 10H” Lithium-Ion Residential Energy Storage System Batteries

Hazard: The home solar panel batteries can overheat, posing a risk of fire and emission of harmful smoke.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/2xerc4k2

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