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By Member Ed St. Louis
June 29, 2017

1. Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and Injury Hazards: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Fireworks-Recalled-By-American-Promotional-Events

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1. Recall Date: June 27, 2017
Recall Number: 17-181
Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and Injury Hazards:

Recall Summary

Name of Product: TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks

Hazard: The fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact America Promotional Events for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: American Promotional Events at 800-243-1189 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday; email at info@tntfireworks.com or online at www.tntfireworks.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Fireworks-Recalled-By-American-Promotional-Events


Recall Details

Units: 36,100

Description:
This recall involves TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks. The recalled fireworks are pyrotechnic devices that make smoke when lit. They were sold in a bag containing three canisters: one red, one blue and one white. Each colored smoke firework is a cardboard cylinder tube that measures about 1 inch in diameter and 5 inches long. The TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke” and UPC number 027736036561 appear on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries:
American Promotional Events has received three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries. No property damage has been reported.

Sold at: Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017 about $5.

Manufactured In:
China

1. Horizon Hobby Recalls Remote-Controlled Model Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard: www.cpsc.gov
://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/horizon-hobby-recalls-remote-controlled-model-vehicles
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1. Recall Date: April 25, 2017
Recall Number: 17-139
Horizon Hobby Recalls Remote-Controlled Model Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: ECX Circuit, Ruckus, and Torment remote-controlled model vehicles

Hazard: The vehicle’s electronic speed control (ESC) can fail and short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Horizon Hobby for instructions on receiving a free replacement ESC.

Consumer Contact: Horizon Hobby at 800-338-4639 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 P.M. CT on Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT on Sunday or online at www.horizonhobby.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Photos available here https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/horizon-hobby-recalls-remote-controlled-model-vehicles

Recall Details

Units: About 18,600 (In addition, 540 were sold in Canada)

Description:
The recall involves the Dynamite 40-Amp FWD REV Brushed ESC – DYNS2201. It is the Electronic Speed Control (ESC) that comes in the remote controlled hobby model vehicles ECX 1/10 LiPo Circuit, Ruckus and Torment models with the following models numbers: ECX03130T1, ECX03130T2, ECX03131T1, ECX03131T2, ECX03133T1, ECX03133T2, ECX03154. The model numbers can be found on the product box or in the owner’s manual for each vehicle. The model vehicles measure about 18 inches in length and 12 inches in width and are hobby grade remote control models for ages 14 and up.

Incidents/Injuries: Horizon Hobby has received 19 reports of the ESC in the model truck and cars catching fire. No injuries or property damage has been reported.

Sold at: Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at www.horizonhobby.com from October 2016 through December 2016 for about $180.

Importer: Horizon Hobby LLC, of Champaign, Ill.

Manufactured in: China

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May 2, 2017

1. Women’s Sweaters Recalled by FatFace Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard:
https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Womens-Sweaters-Recalled-by-FatFace

2. Chromag Bicycle Stems Recalled by Riser Holdings Due to Fall and Injury Hazards:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Chromag-Bicycle-Stems-Recalled-by-Riser-Holdings/
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1. Recall Date: April 26, 2017
Recall Number: 17-141
Women’s Sweaters Recalled by FatFace Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Women’s overhead and zip-up sweaters

Hazard: The recalled women’s sweaters fail to meet federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sweaters and contact the firm for instructions on returning the sweaters for a $75 refund.

Consumer Contact: FatFace at 800-585-0178 from 4 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET Saturday and 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, email at usproductqueries@fatface.com with “Product Recall” as the email subject or online at http://us.fatface.com and click on the “Important Notice” tab for more information.

Photos available here https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Womens-Sweaters-Recalled-by-FatFace

Recall Details

Units: About 400

Description: This recall involves two styles of FatFace women’s sweaters: overhead Cowes (style number 918043) and zip-up (style number 918041). The style numbers are printed on a care label on the inside seam of the sweaters.

The Overhead Cowes sweater is 97 percent cotton and 3 percent polyester sold in ivory. This sweater has a 3.5 inch cowl or funnel neckline that can be tightened or loosened by the drawstring located at the center front of the neckline. These sweaters also have a kangaroo-style pocket located at the bottom front of the sweater.

The zip-up sweater is 97 percent cotton and 3 percent polyester with a Yarmouth textured zip-up sweater. It sold in ivory, ocean surf (green) and lilac ice (lavender) colors. The sweater has a hood that can be tightened and loosened with a drawstring. The sweater has a silver metal zipper extending from the neckline to the bottom of the sweaters with two pockets on each side of the zipper.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a burn injury.

Sold exclusively at: FatFace stores in Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and online at www.fatface.com
from September 2016 through January 2017 for about $60.

Importer: FatFace Corp., of Wilmington, Del.

Manufactured in: China
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2. Recall Date: April 26, 2017
Recall Number: 17-140
Chromag Bicycle Stems Recalled by Riser Holdings Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Chromag bicycle stems

Hazard: The clamping bolts that secure the stem to the fork steerer and/or the handlebars can break, posing fall and injury hazards to riders.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Chromag Bikes at 800-380-4102 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Thursday, email info@chromagbikes.com or online at www.chromagbikes.com and click on Stem Bolt Recall at the top of the page for more information.

Photos available at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Chromag-Bicycle-Stems-Recalled-by-Riser-Holdings/

Recall Details

Units: About 100

Description: This recall involves Chromag bicycle stems used to clamp the fork steerer and/or handlebars. The recalled stems include models BZA, Director, HiFi and Ranger. Only stems with a “Z” marked inside the bolt head are included in this recall. “Chromag” and the model name are printed on the stems. The stems were sold separately from bicycles. Bolts used in the stems are 6 mm in diameter and 20 mm in length. The stems were sold in various colors including black, red, blue, gold, purple and silver.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the clamping bolts breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled stems and contact Chromag for free replacement bolts for the stem.

Sold at: Arts Cyclery, Beatchwood Cycles, Beat Cycles, Breadwinner Cycles, Blazin Saddles, Harpers, Quality Bicycle Products, The Bike Hub and Squatch Cycles nationwide or online at www.chromagbikes.com from November 2016 through March 2017 for about $120 for the stem.

Importer: Riser Holdings Ltd., of Canada, dba Chromag Bikes

Manufactured in: Taiwan and Canada

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May 2, 2017

1. HoMedics Recalls Massagers Due to Electric Shock and Burn Hazards: https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/HoMedics-Recalls-Massagers-Due-to-Electric-Shock-and-Burn-Hazards
2. Goodman Recalls Furnaces Due to Electrical Shock Hazard: https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Goodman-Recalls-Furnaces
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1. Recall Date: May 2, 2017
Recall Number: 17-144
HoMedics Recalls Massagers Due to Electric Shock and Burn Hazards

Recall Summary

Name of Product: HoMedics handheld massagers

Hazard: The cord can break near the base of the massager and expose the wires, posing an electric shock and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled massagers and contact HoMedics for instructions on removing the cord and to receive a refund in the form of a credit for any replacement product from the firm.

Consumer Contact: HoMedics toll-free at 888-803-0509 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.homedics.com and click on the Product Recall tab for more information.

Photos available here https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/HoMedics-Recalls-Massagers-Due-to-Electric-Shock-and-Burn-Hazards

Recall Details

Units: About 400,000

Description: This recall involves three models of handheld massagers, HHP-375H, HHP-250 and the PA-MH-THP. All models of the massagers have a 120 VAC, 60 HZ power cord. “HoMedics” is printed on the massagers.

The HHP-375H model Handheld Dual Node Percussion Massager with Heat is white with a gray handle or black with a gray handle. The massager has three sets of interchangeable nodes.

The HHP-250 model Handheld Hot and Cold Massager is white with a gray stripe or gray with a blue stripe. The massager has three, five or eight interchangeable nodes.

The PA-MH-THP model Handheld Compact Percussion Massager with Heat is white on the bottom of the base with gray on top. The massager has two sets of interchangeable nodes.

All manufacturing dates for all three models are included in the recall and the item date code can be found in either one of the cord prongs or in the rating label located on the underside of the product. Date codes can be identified as a 4-digit number WWYY where WW is the sequential week of the year and YY is the last two digits of the manufacturing year.

Incidents/Injuries: HoMedics has received 140 reports of exposed wires, sparks, smoking and some shooting flames coming from the massagers. There have been 15 reports of burn injuries to consumer’s fingers and other parts of the body.

Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Rite-Aid, Walmart and other stores nationwide and HSN from August 2013 through February 2017 for between about $30 and $50.

Importer: HoMedics USA LLC, of Commerce Township, Mich.

Manufactured in: China
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2. Recall Date: May 2, 2017
Recall Number: 17-145
Goodman Recalls Furnaces Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Gas-fired furnaces

Hazard: The blower motor is not grounded, posing an electrical shock hazard to individuals servicing the units.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately contact Goodman for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: Goodman toll-free at 888-770-7126 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.goodmanmfg.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom right hand corner of the page for more information.

Photos available here https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Goodman-Recalls-Furnaces

Recall Details

Units: About 4,100

Description: This recall involves 80% efficiency gas-fired furnaces sold under the Goodman, Amana and Daikin brand names used with home heating and cooling systems. The recalled products have model numbers beginning AMEH80, DM80HE, and GME8, and serial numbers beginning 1609, 1610, 1611 and 1612. The brand name is shown on the outside of the furnace, and the serial number is located on the label found by opening the furnace door.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Sold at: Goodman, Amana and Daikin heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from September 2016 through January 2017 for between $850 and $1,150.

Manufacturer: Goodman Manufacturing Company L.P., of Houston, Texas

Manufactured in: U.S.

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