Recalls are a major contributor to product liability incidents and lawsuits, interactions with government safety agencies, disputes with suppliers and product sellers, and negative publicity with the buying public. New guides have recently been issued that can help a manufacturer and product seller to better understand how to prepare for and implement an effective recall.
Lester Electrical has issued a recall for Links Series Chargers, used with golf carts, as the control board can fail and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Hawthorne Hydroponics has issued a recall for Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers. The humidifiers can overheat while in use, posing fire and shock hazards. The firm is aware of 5 incidents of the h... Read More...
Koehler-Bright Star has issued a recall for Worksafe 3-D Cell Flashlights due to explosion hazard.
Zebra Technologies expands recall of power supply units for thermal printers due to fire hazard.
Baccus has issued a recall for Stanley Workbench LED Light and Power Stations due to shock and electrocution hazards.
Lorex has issued a recall for video monitors because the video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Ketra Inc., has issued a recall as of June 12, 2018, for D3 recessed downlights because the power supply connectors can have incorrect wiring, posing an electric shock hazard to the user.
Vernier Software & Technology has issued a recall for Circuit Boards due to burn hazard. There are two switches on the VCB2 that can get stuck between positions causing the switches to short out and overhea... Read More...
Harbor Freight Tools has issued a recall for Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric 14 inch electric chainsaws due to serious injury hazard.