Product Recalls


McDonald?s STEP-iT Wristbands, Tommee Tippee Bottle & Food Warmers Recalled

August 28, 2016

Officials with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced two recalls of particular interest to parents of infants and young children. The largest recall affects some 29...


New Test Data Shows Some Takata Air Bag Inflators Pose Higher Risk

August 3, 2016

Thus far, at least 13 deaths and more than 100 injuries have been definitively linked to Takata-made airbags with defective inflators that can cause the airbags to rupture in even minor...


10 Firms Recall Self-Balancing Scooters, Hoverboards over Fire Hazard

July 6, 2016

Over the 2015 Christmas holidays, self-balancing scooters and hoverboards proved popular, but potentially dangerous gifts. After multiple incidents of the products catching fire – including...


Gearshift Design Defect Blamed for Actor?s Accidental Death

July 2, 2016

Earlier this month, the entertainment industry and film fans worldwide were shocked by the freak accident that claimed the life of popular actor Anton Yelchin. Now, his death has launched a flurry...


Brake Fluid Leak Risk Prompts Recall of 271,000 Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks

June 8, 2016

Ford’s F-series trucks are among the best-selling pickups in the United States, with upward of 60,000 to 70,000 new units sold each month. No doubt, thousands of them are driven here on the...


Faulty Hood Latch Prompts Third Nissan Altima Recall

February 10, 2016

For the third time, Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has recalled?2013 and 2014 model year Altimas over a defect that can cause the car's hood to fly open while moving, posing a significant...


CPSC Chairman Issues Warning on Safety of Hoverboards After Multiple Fires

December 23, 2015

Product safety officials have received multiple complaints of hoverboards catching fire. Topping the holiday gift wish list of many youth this year is the much-envied hoverboard. If a child or...


Power Brake Issue Prompts Recall of 92,000 Volkswagen Cars

December 4, 2015

Volkswagen has recalled 92,000 cars in the US. A potentially dangerous issue with the power brake system has prompted Berlin-based Volkswagen to recall upward of 92,000 vehicles in the United...


Toyota Recalls 6.5 million Vehicles for Fire-Prone Window Switch Defect

October 22, 2015

If you drive a Toyota, be aware of a faulty window switch that could pose a fire risk. Toyota Motor Corp. this week announced a voluntary recall of 6.5 million vehicles worldwide, including...


Cuts, Property Damage Prompt Recall of Popular Halogen Lightbulbs

September 2, 2015

Philips has recalled several popular halogen light bulbs over laceration and burn risks. If you have track lighting in your home or business, you may be using a popular halogen bulb that's...


 

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