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Recent Product Recalls – January 2017

A number of products have recently been recalled for a variety of reasons. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission provides information on recalls.  Below are some of the products recalled in January of 2017.

RH Baby and Child Mobile

On January 17, 2017, a recall was issued for RH Baby and Child’s Vintage Car Mobiles.  The mobile has cars hanging on it.  The wheels on the mobile can detach and fall.  This poses a choking hazard to young kids.

Consumers are entitled to a refund.

Contact RH at 888-728-8419 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.  RH can also be contacted online at www.rh.com.  Click on the button labeled “Safety” at the bottom of the page.

Nantucket Distributing Pre-Lit Globe Christmas Tree

On January 12, 2017, a recall was issued for National Distributing’s Pre-Lit Globe Christmas Tree.  The tree has a fuse that can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

Consumers are entitled to a refund.

Contact Nantucket at 888-287-3232 or by email at bargains@christmastreeshops.com for further information.

Trek 720 Disc Bicycles and Wheel Sets

On January 19, 2017, a recall was issued for Trek’s model 720 bicycles and wheel sets.  The front brake caliper may contact a broken spoke.  This poses a fall hazard to a rider.

Consumers are entitled to a replacement.

For more information, Trek can be contacted at 800-373-4594 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  Trek can be contacted online at www.trekbikes.com at the “Safety and Recalls” button on the bottom of the page.

Boosted Electric-Powered Skateboards

On January 12, 2017, a recall was issued for Boosted’s electric-powered skateboards, specifically its Model B2SR battery pack.  The lithium ion battery pack can overheat and cause a fire hazard.

Consumers are entitled to a replacement.

For more information, Boosted can be contacted at 844-395-0070 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.  Boosted can be contacted online at https://boostedboards.com at the “Battery Pack Recall” button.

Linon Home Décor Cynthia Dressers

On January 11, 2017, a recall was issued for Linon Home Décor’s 5-drawer Cynthia Dressers.  If the chests are not properly anchored to the wall, they pose a tip-over risk that can cause injuries or even death to children.

Consumers are entitled to either a refund or repair.

More information can be obtained by contacting Linon Home Décor at 800-622-4456 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Linon Home can also be contacted online at www.linon.com by clicking the “Recall” button at the bottom of the page.

Yamaha Snowmobiles With Aftermarket Turbochargers

On January 12, 2017, a recall was issued for Yamaha snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargers.  The turbocharger can cause severe engine damage to the snowmobile potentially resulting in fire and crash hazards.

Consumers are entitled to a repair.

For more information, contact Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime.  Yamaha can also be contacted at www.yamahamotorsports.com by clicking the “CPSC Alerts” button.

Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

On January 11, 2017, Arctic Cat snowmobiles, Model Year 2007 Arctic Cat F were recalled.  The fuel tank can crack and fuel leak as a result, creating a potential fire hazard.

Consumers are entitled to a repair.

For more information, contact Artic Cat at 800-279-6851 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  Customers can reach out online at www.arcticcat.com/customer-care by clicking the “Product Recall” and then the “List of Safety Bulletins” buttons.

BRP Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles

On January 12, 2017, BRP side-by-side off-road vehicles, 2016 model Defender DPS were recalled.  The vehicle is prone to rolling away unexpectedly when the vehicle is in the park position, possibly injuring vehicle users.

Consumers are entitled to a repair.

For more information, contact BRP at 888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. any day.  The company can also be contacted online at www.can-am.brp.com by clicking first on the Off-Road website, then the “Safety” and then the “View Notices” buttons.       

Textron Specialized Vehicles Bad Boy Off-Road Utility Vehicles

On January 11, 2017, Textron Specialized Vehicles Bad Boy XTO off-road utility vehicle was recalled.  These vehicles do not have seat belts, which may result in death or serious injury to passengers and the driver if there is an accident.

Consumers are entitled to a repair.

For more information contact Textron Specialized Vehicles at 855-738-3711 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.  Customers can reach out online at www.badboyoffroad.com by clicking on the “Recall Information” button.

Dunkin’ Donuts Glass Tumblers

On January 10, 2017, Dunkin’ Donuts Glass Tumblers were recalled.  The tumblers can break or crack which can cause burns or cuts.

Consumers are entitled to a refund.

For more information, contact Dunkin’ Donuts at 800-859-5339 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.  Customers can reach out online at www.dunkindonuts.com by clicking on the “Learn More” button next to the safety recall notice.

Michaels Rock Salt Lamps

On January 10, 2017, Michaels Rock Salt Lamps were recalled.  The outlet plug and dimmer switch can ignite, creating fire and shock hazards.

Consumers are entitled to a refund.

For more information, contact Michaels at 800-642-4235 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  Customers can reach out online at www.michaels.com by clicking the “Product Recalls” button at the bottom of the page.

Curio Design Modular Lights and Bases

On January 4, 2017, Curio Design Modular Lights and Bases were recalled.  The lights have faulty wiring that present a shock and fire hazard.

Customers are entitled to a refund or replacement.

For more information contact, Curio Design at 510-863-0150 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.  Customers can also send an email at hello@splytlight.com.  Finally, customers can go to www.splytlight.com and click the “CPSC Recall December 2016” tab.

Active Kyds Children’s Toy Shovel and Garden Sets

On January 10, 2017, Active Kyds Children’s Toy Shovels And Garden Tool Sets sold exclusively on Amazon.com were recalled.  The toys were found to have excessive levels of lead.

Consumers are entitled to a refund.

For more information, contact on Active Kyds at 855-736-6255 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  Customers can also send an email to activekyds@gmail.com.  Finally, customers can reach out online at www.activekyds.com by clicking on the “News” button.

Contact the Personal Injury Attorneys at Madalon Law

If you have been injured due to a faulty product, you may be entitled to compensation.  Contact the dedicated Florida product liability attorneys at Madalon Law to discuss the facts of your case.