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By PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best
May 27, 2021

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


1) Product: StaRite and Mastertemp pool heaters

Hazard: A connection in the heater can leak the combustible air-gas mixture, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: April 28, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Pool-Heaters-Recalled-by-Pentair-Water-Pool-and-Spa-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

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2) Product: Packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC), packaged terminal heat pump (PTHP), and room air conditioner (RAC) units

Hazard: Hazards include fire and/or burn depending on the product.
Recall date: April 28, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Recalled-Products-Sold-by-PTAC-Crew-and-PTAC-USA-After-Recalls-Were-Announced#

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3) Product: CRF450R Off-Road Motorcycles

Hazard: The motorcycle’s drive chain can break while in use, causing the vehicle to suddenly lose its drive force, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.
Recall date: April 29, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Off-Road-Motorcycles-Recalled-by-American-Honda-Due-to-Crash-and-Injury-Hazards-Recall-Alert

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4) Product: WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Submersible Water Removal Pumps

Hazard: If water gets into the electrical circuit board, it can short circuit, posing fire, burn and electrical shock hazards.
Recall date: May 5, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Scott-Fetzer-Consumer-Brands-Recalls-Multi-Use-Water-Pumps-Due-to-Fire-and-Shock-Hazards

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5) Product: 2021 CFORCE 800XC All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: The electronic power steering (EPS) can malfunction and cause the rider to lose control of the vehicle, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: May 6, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/CFMOTO-Recalls-All-Terrain-Vehicles-Due-to-Crash-Hazard-Recall-Alert

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6) Product: Model Year 2021 RZR PRO XP and RZR PRO XP 4 (ROVs)

Hazard: The vehicles were manufactured without copper seal washers on the turbocharger’s oil supply line, which can result in an oil leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: May 13, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Polaris-Recalls-RZR-Recreational-Off-Road-Vehicles-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Recall-Alert

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7) Product: Model Year 2021-2022 Ski-Doo snowmobiles

Hazard: he snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hThe snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hand vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.and vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: May 13, 2021

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

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8) Product: John Deere XUV590 and XUV590 S4 Gator™ utility vehicles

Hazard: An error in the ECU (Engine Control Unit) software can result in the speedometer and several speed-related safety systems not functioning as designed, posing a crash hazard and risk of injury.
Recall date: May 20, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/John-Deere-Recalls-Gator-Utility-Vehicles-Due-to-Crash-Hazard-Recall-Alert

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9) Product: IKEA Recalls Bowls, Plates, and Mugs Due to Burn Hazard

Hazard: The bowls, plates, and mugs can become brittle and break, causing hot food or liquid to leak out, posing a burn hazard.
Recall date: May 19, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/IKEA-Recalls-Bowls-Plates-and-Mugs-Due-to-Burn-Hazard

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10) Product: Joy/JM-branded My Little Steamer® and My Little Steamer® Go Mini

Hazard: The recalled clothing steamers can expel, spray, or leak hot water during use, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers.
Recall date: May 26, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/HSN-Recalls-5-4-Million-Handheld-Clothing-Steamers-Due-to-Serious-Burn-Hazard


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