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1 Million Home Heating and Cooling Thermostats Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

White-Rodgers has issued a recall for four models of their digital heating and cooling...

Fire Hazard Prompts Recall for GE Brand Dehumidifiers

Approximately 15,500 30-pint portable GE brand dehumidifiers are being recalled due to a fire hazard from a component in the compressor that could short circuit.  The products were sold exclusively at Walmart stores.  

USB Mobile Power Bars Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

DGL Group has recalled approximately 99,000 Vibe USB mobile power bars after receiving six reports of bursting power bars resulting in melted parts, smoking, leaking batteries and fire. The power bars were sold exclusively at Five Below stores from January 2014 to March 2014.

Snow Throwers and Power Brushes Recalled Due to Amputation and Laceration Hazard

Ariens has recalled approximately 5,700 snow throwers and power brushes due to an amputation and laceration hazard. A drive pulley could crack while the equipment is in use and the auger or brush could continue to rotate after the clutch lever has been disengaged.

Recall Expanded for Summer Infant Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries

Summer Infant has expanded their February 2011 recall of handheld color video monitors because the rechargeable batteries could overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers. The company has received 22 reports of batteries overheating and rupturing.

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Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Two different models of electric leaf blowers are being recalled by MTD because the blower’s impeller can break while in use and strike the operator.  The recalls include 134,000 Troy-Bilt model TB180B blowers and 24,000 Remington model RM180B.

Hanging Glass Star Lanterns Recalled

Pier 1 has recalled approximately 11,000 hanging glass star lanterns due a fire hazard. The solder welds can melt and cause the candle holder to break, exposing the flame of a candle.

Dehumidifier Recall Expanded Again

The recall for dehumidifiers that were made by Gree Electric Appliances has been expanded...

Gas Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts Recalled Due to Explosion Hazard

Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame have recalled 22 models of gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts that use an American Flame brand main control module. The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup posing an explosion hazard.

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