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Fire and Safety Hazard Product Recalls - December
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By Vice President / Lieutenant Scot Best
December 30, 2023

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


1) Product: Traeger Flatrock Flat Top Propane Grills

Hazard: The burner control knob can be incorrectly labeled, which can result in the grill being unintentionally left on, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/st72hjbn
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2) Product: Savvy Rest Quilted Cotton Mattress Pads

Hazard: The recalled quilted cotton mattress pads fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattress pads, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/ye8xfsnp
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3) Product: PowerXL™ DUAF-10 and DUAF-005 Vortex Dual-Basket Air Fryers

Hazard: The plastic U-Channel connector used to optionally combine the two food baskets inside of the air fryers can break during use, posing a burn hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/yc4fbrcr
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4) Product: Kubota Tractor Utility Vehicles

Hazard: Components of the steering shaft/steering system could have been improperly assembled which can lead to loss of control, posing crash and collision hazards.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/2z84puzy
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5) Product: Polaris Industries Model Year 2021-2024 RZR 200 Youth ROVs

Hazard: The steering system can lock up while in use, posing a crash hazard and risk of serious injury to children.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/43f8am5h
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6) Product: Polaris Industries Model Year 2023-2024 Ranger XP Kinetic ROVs

Hazard: Pressing the brake and throttle pedals simultaneously can deactivate the throttle. If the brake is then released, the vehicle can move and the throttle can still be deactivated, posing a crash hazard and risk of serious injury.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/mrzzjbry
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7) Product: Vornado Steamfast Home & Away Travel Steam Irons

Hazard: The power cord can become damaged near the cord bushing, which can lead to overheating of the cord, posing fire and burn hazards. In addition, cord damage near the bushing can result in exposed copper wires, posing a shock hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/3n7pr72h
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8) Product: Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Connectable Mini String Lights

Hazard: The bulbs can overheat when the string lights are plugged directly into an outlet, presenting burn and fire hazards.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/ea7wdvtx
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9) Product: Segway Powersports 2022 Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility-Terrain Vehicles

Hazard: The ignition coil can fail to ignite one of the engine cylinders, allowing uncombusted fuel to enter the exhaust pipe where it could ignite, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/yckenmrj
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10) Product: Nap Queen 12-inch Maxima Hybrid Mattress

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

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/6zndtt84
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11) Product: Oreck Discover Upright Vacuums

Hazard: The vacuum's electric cord plug prong can detach and remain in an electrical outlet when the vacuum is unplugged. This poses an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/mv3kaske
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12) Product: Berkshire Blanket & Home Company Heated Throws and Blankets

Hazard: The electric throws and blankets may overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/zctx993e
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13) Product: GE Appliances Knob-control electric radiant cooktops, model GE JP3030

Hazard: The cooktop’s burners can remain on after use, even after being turned to the “off” position, due to misaligned burner knob stems and fractured burner knob components that can exist in units manufactured between July 2022 and September 2022, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/32993x4z
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14) Product: Klein Tools Blackfire and Klein Tools Power Stations

Hazard: The top and bottom of the internal inverter boards of the power stations can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/pph94xym
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15) Product: Hover-1 Helix hoverboards (Camouflage and Galaxy colors only)

Hazard: The recalled hoverboard’s lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

For more information visit: http://tinyurl.com/ebfkz2u6


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