Safety Issues, Product Recalls and Warnings - 2013

Safety Issues, Product Recalls and Warnings 2013

Safety Issues, Product Recalls and Warnings 2013

Product

Date
Warning/Recall

Health Canada, Rona Inc. recalls UBERHAUS wall-mounted convection heater, model HC09C15

December 23, 2013

Health Canada, The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. recalls Candle Ring - Pine Berry

December 20, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Candle Ring Recalled by Yankee Candle Due to Fire Hazard

December 20, 2013

Health Canada, Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Decorative Lighting String

December 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Google and HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Charger Can Overheat and Melt

December 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Wahl Recalls Total Care Aerosol Cleaner Due to Burn Hazard

December 16, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Seasonal Specialties Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Menards

December 16, 2013

Health Canada, Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalls Life at Home Outdoor 70 LED lights

December 14, 2013

Health Canada, Electronic Distributors International Inc. recalls Solar Panels

December 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Eight Retailers Recall 32” Coby Flat Screen Televisions Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

December 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Shaw Industries Recalls Carpet Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores

December 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, PackTite Recalls Bed Bug Heating Units Due to Fire Hazard

December 10, 2013

Health Canada, Emak USA, Inc. recalls efco brand gas trimmers

December 10, 2013

Health Canada, Eurostyle Distribution recalls PERUZZI brand dresses

December 6, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

December 3, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, L&F International Trade Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

December 3, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on containers of fire foam liquid concentrate (Release 13PN-49)

November 27, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Children’s Pajamas Recalled by The Bailey Boys Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

November 21, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Electronic Distributors International Inc. Recalls Solar Panels (PDF 197 KB)

November 20, 2013

Health Canada, Ameco Paradisio Apparel Inc. recalls polo pyjamas

November 19, 2013

Health Canada, Midea International recalls Garrison Oil-filled Heaters

November 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Viking Recalls Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator Freezers with In-Door Dispensers Due to Fire Hazard

November 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Nantucket Distributing Recalls Clay Bowl Outdoor Fireplaces Due to Impact and Burn Hazards

November 14, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, L.L. Bean Girl’s Pajamas Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

November 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Babycottons Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

November 12, 2013

Health Canada, Big Al's recalls Zoo Med Bettatherm Mini Size Betta Bowl Heater

November 7, 2013

Health Canada, Boyz Group Inc. recalls a cardigan (100% cotton) from the Trois Moutons brand 3-piece children's pyjama set

November 7, 2013

Health Canada, Ten Thousand Villages recalls Sasha Scarves

November 6, 2013

Health Canada, One World Technologies, Inc. recalls Ryobi P113 Dual Chemistry Battery Chargers

November 5, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, LED Candelabra Lights Recalled by Infinity Green Products Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

November 5, 2013

Ontario Fire Marshal Warns of Hazardous Dishwashers

November 1, 2013

Health Canada, Schneider Electric IT Corporation recalls APC SurgeArrest Surge Protectors

October 31, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Southern Telecom Recalls A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots

October 30, 2013

Health Canada, Crate and Barrel recalls Finley Pendant Lights

October 24, 2013

Health Canada, Beldi Inc. recalls Beldi light fixtures

October 21, 2013

Health Canada, Conair Consumer Products ULC recalls Infiniti Pro by ConairTM Hair Dryer (259/279 Series)

October 16, 2013

Health Canada, Waterlogic Commercial Products, LLC recalls Chiller-Based Water Dispensers

October 15, 2013

Health Canada, Viking Range recalls Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator Freezers with In-Door Dispensers

October 11, 2013

Health Canada, Norvell Skin Solutions recalls various tanning products which lack aerosol labelling

October 8, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Schneider Electric Recalls APC Surge Protectors Due to Fire Hazard

October 3, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Votive Candle Holders Sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Mercuries Asia

September 25, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Battery Pack and Battery Charger with Counterfeit UL Marks (Release 13PN-43) (PDF 296 KB)

September 19, 2013

Health Canada, The Children's Place recalls children's sleepers

September 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Waterlogic Recalls Water Cooling, Heating Systems Due to Fire Hazard

September 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, The Children’s Place Recalls Footed Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

September 17, 2013

Health Canada, Battery pack and battery charger

September 13, 2013

Health Canada, Danby, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree and Premiere Dehumidifiers distributed by Sunrise, Danby and Frigidaire

September 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixtures Recalled by Dolan Designs Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

September 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Gree Recalls 12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; More Than $2 Million in Property Damage Reported

September 12, 2013

Health Canada, Various Ventura Brand Tents

September 5, 2013

Health Canada, Target Threshold Brand White 2-Bulb Floor Lamp

September 3, 2013

UL, UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Battery Pack and Battery Charger with Counterfeit UL Marks (Release 13PN-43)

September 3, 2013

Health Canada, Exped Mira I and Mira II camping tents

August 26, 2013

Health Canada, Superex 12V Ceramic Car Heater

August 21, 2013

Health Canada, Char-Broil Gas Patio Bistro Grills

August 15, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, LTD Commodities Recalls Microwave Crisper Pans Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

August 14, 2013

Health Canada, Halogen Quartz Pergola Heater

August 9, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Big Lots Recalls Tabletop Torches Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

August 8, 2013

Health Canada, Lennox and Superior Gas Fireplaces

August 1, 2013

Health Canada, MSR Hubba Tents

July 31, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Potential Fire and Laceration Hazards (PDF 168 KB)

July 31, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Marks on fire hose nozzle and valve (Release 13PN-36)

July 31, 2013

Health Canada, Tourmaline Ionic Hair Dryer

July 26, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Home Depot Recalls Soleil Portable Fan Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

July 25, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Big Lots Recalls Holiday Pathway Lights Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

July 24, 2013

Health Canada, Subaru SGX Series portable generators

July 23, 2013

Health Canada, Mineraux du Monde No. 1 Issue - Gold

July 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Masterbuilt Manufacturing Recalls Electric Smokers Due to Fire Hazard

July 18, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Industrial Revolution Recalls LED Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at REI Stores

July 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Sears Reannounces Recall of Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Additional Reports of Fires, Burn, Low Consumer Response Rate

July 17, 2013

Health Canada, UBERHAUS hibachi barbecues

July 9, 2013

Health Canada, Hockey Hot Locker, Allsport Hot Locker

July 5, 2013

Health Canada, Fancy Heat 6 Hour Wick Fuel

July 3, 2013

Health Canada, Serve-Rite Buffet Set with Blaze Jelled Chafing Fuel

July 3, 2013

Health Canada, Fast Lane FA-005 Remote-Control Helicopters

July 3, 2013

Health Canada, Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel

July 3, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Angel’s Touch Collections Recalls Butterfly and Shell Lamps Due to Shock and Fire Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

July 3, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Myers LGG Recalls Heat Accelerator Mats Due to Fire Hazard and Counterfeit cETL Mark (PDF 112 KB)

June 28, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Horizon Hobby, Inc. Recalls Dynamite Prophet Plus AC/DC Peak Charger (PDF 144 KB)

June 28, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on packaging of rechargeable battery pack (Release 13PN-21)

June 28, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Horizon Hobby, Inc. Recalls Dynamite Prophet Plus AC/DC Peak Charger

June 28, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Swan Creek Recalls Loose Votive Candles Due to Fire Hazard

June 27, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Horizon Hobby Recalls Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

June 25, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Best Buy Recalls ATG Replacement Batteries for the MacBook Pro Due to Fire, Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)

June 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Polaris Recalls Ranger Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

June 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Texsport Recalls Cedar Lake Heater/Cookers Due to Fire Hazard

June 13, 2013

Health Canada, Universal Charger sold by S.G. Impex

June 10, 2013

Health Canada, Atman protein skimmer pumps

June 7, 2013

Health Canada, PURELIVING reed diffusers

June 7, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards

June 6, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Vive La Fete Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

May 29, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, S.G. Impex Recalls Universal Charger Due to Fire Hazard (PDF 146 KB)

May 28, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Nourison Recalls Rugs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

May 23, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Insolroll Recalls Roller Shades with Solar and Rechargeable Motors Due to Fire Hazard

May 22, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Kubota Recalls Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

May 21, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Jerdon Style Recalls One-Cup Coffeemakers Sold in USA Due to Burn and Fire Hazards (PDF 183 KB)

May 17, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Avon Recalls Microwave Popcorn Maker Due to Burn and Fire Hazards; New Instructions Provided

May 16, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Optimus Recalls Portable Electric Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

May 15, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Meijer Recalls Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heaters Due to a Fire Hazard

May 10, 2013

Health Canada, Toro Z Master Riding Mowers

May 9, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Family Dollar Stores Recalls Optimus Tower Quartz Heaters Due to Overheating and Fire Hazards

May 9, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Lighting Science Group Recalls LED Light Bulbs Due to Fire Hazard (PDF 127 KB)

May 2, 2013

Health Canada, LEM Products Distribution 5-tray Food Dehydrator

May 2, 2013

Health Canada, Remote-controlled Banshee Helicopter with Lights

May 1, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on heat detector
(Release 13PN-08)

April 30, 2013

UL, UL warns of potentially hazardous receptacle (Release 13PN-05)

April 30, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, MTD Products Recalls Cub Cadet Commercial Lawn Mowers Due to Risk of Fire (Recall Alert)

April 29, 2013

Health Canada, Sweet Peanut Sleepwear

April 25, 3013

Electrical Safety Authority, RONA Inc. Recalls Uberhaus fan heaters Due to Fire Hazard (PDF 67 KB)

April 24, 2013

Health Canada, 12-volt heated jackets

April 19, 2013

Health Canada, Haier Brand Chest Freezer

April 19, 2013

Health Canada, Uberhaus Fan Heaters

April 19, 2013

Health Canada, Vertigo Deluxe Lighter

April 16, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on photovoltaic panels (Release 13PN-20)

April 15, 2013

Health Canada, Lighting Science Group LED light bulbs

April 12, 2013

Health Canada, Various home fragrance products by Hillhouse Naturals Farm, Ltd.

April 10, 2013

Health Canada, Old Navy baby one-piece sleepers

April 9, 2013

Health Canada, babyGap footed one-piece sleepers and sleep gowns

April 9, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable Due to Fire Hazard

April 9, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Manchester Tank & Equipment Company Recalls Propane Cylinders Due to Fire Hazard

April 9, 2013

Health Canada, Betty Boop 2-piece girl's pyjamas

April 5, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Haier America Expands Recall of Chest Freezers Due to Fire Hazard

April 2, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled by Midwest Trading Group Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

April 2, 2013

UL, UL and Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) Warn of Counterfeit Fire Sprinkler (Release No. 13PN-22)

March 29, 2013

Health Canada, Cows Youth Flannel Pant and Tee Sets and Youth Flannel Pants

March 28, 2013

Health Canada, Tea Collection Footed Sleepers

March 27, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, 3M Recalls Filtrete Room Air Purifiers Due to Fire Hazard

March 26, 2013

Health Canada, SOZO Sleepers and Polo Pyjamas

March 22, 2013

Health Canada, Magic Relighting Candles by Forum Novelties

March 22, 2013

Health Canada, Better Living Designs Reed Diffuser - Green Apple

March 20, 2013

Health Canada, Flex Seal and Flex Seal Brite Liquid Rubber Sealant Coating aerosol cans

March 19, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group Due to Fire Hazard

March 19, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Canarm LTD. Recalls Ceiling Lights Due to Shock or Fire Hazard (PDF 108 KB)

March 15, 2013

Health Canada, Canarm Ltd. Ceiling Lights

March 15, 2013

Health Canada, Beverly Hill International Inc. Hi Fi Audio Fireplaces

March 15, 2013

Health Canada, Tachikara Port-A-Pump

March 15, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, BrightLight Blankets Recalled by IdeaVillage Due to Burn Hazard

March 14, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bluworld/Nu-Flame Recalls Wall Mounted Fireplaces Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

March 13, 2013

Health Canada, Boathouse Youth Flannel Lounge Pants

March 13, 2013

Health Canada, Nevada brand girls fleece 2-piece pyjama sets

March 12, 2013

Health Canada, Children’s sleepwear by Bête pas Bête Design

March 12, 2013

Health Canada, Parade Sleepers

March 8, 2013

Health Canada, Girls flannel 2-piece polo pyjamas sold under the brand name "Coquine"

March 8, 2013

Health Canada, Angry Bird Children's Pyjamas

March 8, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Briggs & Stratton Recalls Ariens Compact Snow Blowers Due to Fire Hazard

March 5, 2013

Health Canada, Tween Brands Disco Lights

March 5, 2013

Health Canada, Ameco Paradisio Polo Pyjamas

March 4, 2013

Health Canada, Children's Pyjama Sets sold at Mega Children's Wear

March 1, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Balsam Hill Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Burn and Shock Hazards

February 28, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Jerdon Style Recalls One-Cup Coffeemakers Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

February 27, 2013

Health Canada, Ryobi Lithium-Ion 18V 4Ah Battery Pack

February 26, 2013

Health Canada, Burberry Sleeper

February 20, 2013

Health Canada, Bomako Children's Pyjamas

February 19, 2013

UL, UL warns of counterfeit UL Mark on USB power adapter (Release 12PN-57)

February 15, 2013

UL, UL warns of adaptor with unauthorized UL Listing Mark for Canada (Release 12PN-68)

February 15, 2013

UL, UL warns of Li-ion batteries with counterfeit UL Mark (Release 12PN-67)

February 15, 2013

Healthy Canadians, Samsonite Dual Wattage Travel Converter Kit

February 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

February 12, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled by Prizer Painter Stove Works Due to Fire Hazard

February 7, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, BRP Recalls Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

February 7, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Large Scented Candles Recalled by Barneys New York Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

February 5, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Club Car Recalls Golf and Transport Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

February 5, 2013

Health Canada, John Deere RSX850i Recreational Utility Vehicles

January 29, 2013

Health Canada, Columbia Sportswear Fall 2012 Heated Jackets

January 29, 2013

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, BRP Recalls Can-Am Side-By-Side Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

January 29, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, Canadian Aerial Electronics Ltd. Recalls Honda EU2000i Generators (PDF 85 KB)

January 25, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Siemens Recalls Temperature and Humidity Sensors for Schools, Hospitals and Other Buildings Due to Fire Hazard

January 22, 2013

Health Canada, EPOWRAP Luminaire

January 18, 2013

Electrical Safety Authority, HEICO lighting™ Recalls PLATINUM Neon Sign Power Supply Due To Fire Hazard (PDF 300 KB)

January 17, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Floor Lamps Recalled by Dolan Northwest Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

January 17, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hy Cite Enterprises Recalls Royal Prestige Thermal Wall Pots and Pans Due to Burn and Fire Hazard

January 17, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, KTM North America Recalls Enduro Motorcycles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire and Crash Hazard

January 15, 2013

UL, UL warns of potentially hazardous communications cable

January 15, 2013

Health Canada, Lawn Mower Engines dated November 15, 2012, updated January 14, 2013

Updated
January 14, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, John Deere Recalls Gator Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

January 10, 2013

Health Canada, Lighted Wall Dragonfly (Model 32219) indoor/outdoor decorative light set

January 9, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Columbia Sportswear Reannounces Its Recall of Batteries Sold With Jackets Due To Fire Hazard

January 9, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, PLATINUM Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers Made by HEICO lighting Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

January 8, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Goodman Company Recalls Amana Heating and Cooling Units Due to Fire Hazard

January 4, 2013

Health Canada, White Lace Girl's Nightgown

January 3, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Brower Recalls Top Hatch Egg Incubators Due to Fire Hazard

January 2, 2013

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