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Fire and Safety Hazard Product Recalls - December
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By Lieutenant Scot Best
December 30, 2022

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

1) Product: Samsung Top-Load Washing Machines

Hazard: The washing machines can short-circuit and overheat, posing a fire hazard.

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

2) Product: KTM North America GASGAS Off-Road Motorcycles

Hazard: An incorrectly programmed CDI box can lead to engine failure, posing crash and injury hazards.

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

3) Product: ESS Universal USA Waterproof Foam Mattresses

Hazard: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/npkzdpu7

4) Product: Sundance Spas Jacuzzi and Sundance Spas Brand Hot Tubs

Hazard: The temperature sensor can relay incorrect water temperatures and cause the water to be hotter than the set temperature, posing injury (heat stroke) and thermal burn hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/37tp47hf

5) Product: Rosso Motors eQuad X and eQuad Q Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: The Rosso Motors eQuad X and eQuad Q youth model ATVs do not meet mandatory federal safety standards. The youth ATVs exceed the maximum speed limitations for vehicles intended for children ages 6 and older which poses a risk of high-speed crash. Additionally, for certain ATVs, the mechanical suspension fails to comply with the safety standard requirement. ATVs that fail to meet mandatory safety requirements pose a risk of serious injury or death to consumers. The ATVs were also imported and distributed in the U.S. without a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)-approved ATV Action Plan, which includes safety requirements designed to protect users.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/4x5r5az4

6) Product: SIMU DMI6 Hz motors sold with awnings and shutters

Hazard: The awning and shutter motor’s power cable can disconnect while opened or closed manually (using the manual override feature), posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/2twrpb3z

7) Product: Advantage Sales & Marketing Good Matters Three-Wick Candles

Hazard: The candles can burn at higher than usual temperatures causing the jars to break, posing fire and laceration injury hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/s294jkp9

8) Product: Gyroor C3 e-bikes

Hazard: The e-bike’s battery pack can ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/3pm8cwaa

9) Product: The Life is Good Company Fall 2022 Darkest Blue Fleece Women’s Sweatshirts and Men’s Shorts

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/y75wptet

10) Product: Ortal Traditional 90 and Traditional 110 Gas Fireplaces

Hazard: Improper installation of the fireplaces can lead to problems with heat release and/or ventilation, posing a fire hazard.

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

11) Product: 3M Scotch TL1302 Thermal Laminators

Hazard: A safety feature can malfunction if the laminator overheats, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/yckwwma5

12) Product: Ningbo Dooya Mechanic & Electronic Technology Co. Cordless Window Shades Battery Packs

Hazard: The battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/5n6tzhy3

13) Product: Kubota RTV-XG850 Model Utility Vehicles

Hazard: The utility vehicle’s steering shaft can shear at or near the electric power steering housing, and cause the driver to lose steering control, posing injury and collision hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/4rh8dk26

14) Product: 2022 model year Honda TRX90X ATVs

Hazard: The vehicle's throttle cable can get stuck, posing crash and injury hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/dbkdvz82

15) Product: Polaris Model Years 2021-2022 RZR Pro XP 4 Recreational Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard: A fuel leak can occur at the fuel pump assembly joint on the fuel tank in close proximity to a hot surface, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/3bw77st4

16) Product: Summit Treestands Viper Level PRO SD Climbing Treestands

Hazard: The treestand’s tree cable can dislodge from the cable assembly, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/yc7jxbua

17) Product: JBR Solutions Aduro Surge Protectors

Hazard: The surge protectors contain incorrect polarization and poorly soldered connections, posing shock and fire hazards.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/yjb49jyt

18) Product: eWheels Gotway and Begode Unicycles

Hazard: The unicycle’s lithium-ion batteries can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: https://tinyurl.com/3jrmkwhc



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