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Fire and Safety Hazard Product Recalls - March
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By Vice President / Lieutenant Scot Best
March 31, 2023

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


1) Product: STIHL docking stations sold with STIHL iMOW® robotic lawn mowers

Hazard: The docking station’s printed circuit board can short circuit when exposed to moisture, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/3djtkk9h
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2) Product: Sunbeam® Queen Size Heated Blankets

Hazard: The recalled heated blankets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/35f5xr7y
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3) Product: Polaris Model Years 2021-2023 Sportsman 450 and 570 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: An improperly assembled wiring harness can contact the brake line and/or vehicle frame during use which can result in a loss of the use of the front brakes and/or fire, posing fire and crash hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/4bn4fsv7
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4) Product: Fantasia Trading Anker 535 Power Banks (PowerCore 20k)

Hazard: The lithium-ion batteries in the recalled power banks can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/4y6un537
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5) Product: Monoprice Pure Outdoor Cooking System

Hazard: The insulation coating on the stove can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/bdd46fce
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6) Product: Bedshe International Bedsure Electric Heating Blankets and Pads

Hazard: The controller for the electric heating blankets and pads can malfunction, posing fire and thermal burn hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/yu2ekepr
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7) Product: Vornado Air Portable SRTH Small Room Tower Heaters

Hazard: The heaters have a miswiring due to a manufacturing error which can cause the tower heater to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/mryfsrw2
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8) Product: Smocked Runway Classic Whimsy Children’s Pajamas

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

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/5d3wck78
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9) Product: Helly Hansen Adult Workwear Sweatshirts and Hoodies

Hazard: The recalled clothing fails to meet flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/ykc28hk6
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10) Product: RELiON InSight Series® lithium batteries

Hazard: The batteries can overheat, posing thermal burn and fire hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/mpprxkz6
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11) Product: Burnham Commercial Natural Gas Boilers

Hazard: Delayed ignition and/or flame rollout can occur with the boilers, posing a burn hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/25pcydux
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12) Product: Textron Specialized Vehicles Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: The ATV’s A-arm can separate from the frame and cause loss of steering control, posing crash and injury hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/udcv2ncm
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13) Product: Kawasaki Motors USA Engines (FT730V-EFI) Sold on Ferris and SCAG Riding Lawn Mowers

Hazard: The high-pressure fuel line can get damaged by contact with the fuel pump cover, causing a fuel leak that poses burn and fire hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/46ednw52
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