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By PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best
September 29, 2021

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

1) Product: TurboSke Kids Toddler Bike Helmets

Hazard: The bicycle helmets do not comply with the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
Recall date: September 01, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/SKE-Outdoors-Recalls-Kids-Bike-Helmets-Due-to-Risk-of-Head-Injury
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2) Product: Gas One propane adapter hoses (50140- series)

Hazard: The hose can swell during use causing gas to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: September 15, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Gas-One-Recalls-Propane-Adapter-Hoses-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
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3) Product: Bauer Forced Air Propane Portable Heaters

Hazard: The fitting at the back of the heater can fail to be sufficiently tight, causing the heater to leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: September 16, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-to-Repair-Propane-Portable-Heaters-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Recall-Alert
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4) Product: E-Z-GO PTVs and Tracker Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard: The parking brake catch bracket can wear out and cause the parking brake to fail, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: September 16, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Textron-Specialized-Vehicles-Recalls-PTV-and-Off-Road-Vehicles-Due-to-Crash-Hazard-Recall-Alert
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5) Product: Huish Outdoors Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels (sold exclusively at Costco)

Hazard: The bottom purge valve on the recalled snorkels can leak, allowing unexpected water entry, posing a drowning hazard.
Recall date: September 22, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Huish-Outdoors-Recalls-Oceanic-Adult-Dry-Top-Snorkels-Due-to-Drowning-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Costco
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6) Product: Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers

Hazard: Infants can suffocate if they roll, move, or are placed on the lounger in a position that obstructs breathing, or roll off the lounger onto an external surface, such as an adult pillow or soft bedding that obstructs breathing.
Recall date: September 23, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/The-Boppy-Company-Recalls-Over-3-Million-Original-Newborn-Loungers-Boppy-Preferred-Newborn-Loungers-and-Pottery-Barn-Kids-Boppy-Newborn-Loungers-After-8-Infant-Deaths-Suffocation-Risk
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7) Product: Phoenix 200 All-Terrain Vehicles ATVs Model Year 2011-2021

Hazard: The throttle speed control stop can break and become stuck, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: September 23, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Phoenix-200-All-Terrain-Vehicles-ATVs-Recalled-by-Polaris-Due-to-Crash-Hazard-Recall-Alert


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