Recent Consumer Recalls
Below is a list of consumer products that were recently recalled. While meant to be informative, please keep in mind that the list is not exhaustive. If you suspect that your consumer product may have been the subject of a recall, contact the store of purchase or manufacturer for more information. If a product has been malfunctioning, it is usually well advised to stop using the product and contact the manufacturer.
If you have one of the following recalled products, follow the link to find out how to contact the manufacturer to arrange for a refund or product replacement.
The following consumer products have recently been recalled:
Bel Air Lighting Inc. Recalls its Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns
- The recall affects about 99,700 units
- The affected products were sold at Lowe's stores and in lighting showrooms nationwide and at Lowes.com from June 2006 through May 2012 for about $48.
- The recall is due to a potential electrical short circuit that can occur in the lanterns' internal wiring, posing a risk of fire, burn and electric shock to consumers.
- So far there have been 7 incidents reported, including two reports of lanterns catching fire. Thankfully, no injuries have been reported.
EDIC Recalls its Air Movers/Blowers (Aqua Dri)
- The recall affects about 53,000 units.
- The affected units were sold to flood remediation contractors and other service professionals nationwide from January 2003 through September 2011 for between $160 and $285.
- The recall was initiated because the air mover/blower's internal electrical capacitor can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
- There have been at least four incidents involving fires that resulted in property damage. So far, no injuries have been reported.
Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. Recalls its Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers
- The recall affects About 36,000 in the United States and 270 in Canada.
- The affected products were sold at children's product specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and ToysRUs.com from January 2006 and June 2012 for between $150 and $160.
- The recall is due to the potential for a child or consumer’s finger to get caught in the opening formed when locking and unlocking the hinge mechanism (which is used to adjust the handlebars on the strollers). This opening creates an amputation and laceration hazard to children and the adults handling the stroller.
- There have been five reports of injuries involving the hinge mechanism, including reports of three children whose fingertips were amputated and two adults whose fingers were either smashed or lacerated.
What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by a Recalled Product
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