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Defective Seatbelts; Hyundai Recalls 978,000 Sonatas

            Seatbelts found in nearly one-million Hyundai vehicles can allegedly unfasten in a crash leading to a massive recall. The announcement affects the Hyundai Sonata sold under model years 2011 to 2014 and the Sonata hybrid from model years 2011 to 2015. Hyundai told authorities that during assembly the seatbelt anchor was not properly fastened and could detach in an accident. Only one injury has been reported at the time of the recall. Hyundai said that they will begin reaching out to affected owners in early April. (more…)

Defective Transmission Installation Leads Isuzu to Recall 21,000 Diesel Trucks

Last month Isuzu, one of the largest diesel engine manufacturers in the world, announced the recall of approximately 21,000 vehicles because of improper assembly. In addition to their own trucks, the Japanese based company provides their diesel engines to other major automakers like GM, Ford, and Renault-Nissan. Isuzu Technical Center of America Inc. communicated to […]

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Two Million Potentially Dangerous Calphalon Knives Recalled

Newell Brands has announced the recall of more than two million of their defective Calphalon brand knives after learning that thousands have been breaking during use, which has allegedly caused the injury of 27 consumers. Another 7,100 knives were sold and recalled in Canada. The cookware seller told U.S. authorities that the handles on some […]

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SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles; Can Burst Under Pressure

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Product Safety News: SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles SodaStream, the Israeli based beverage and carbonation company, has issued the recall of around 51,000 plastic bottles sold in the United States over concerns that they might explode.  SodaStream told U.S. authorities that the blue tinted one-liter bottles with a blue cap and blue base “can burst […]

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Target Recalls Strollers, Benches, and Scooters Due To Fall Hazards

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Product Safety News: Target Recalls Strollers, Benches, and Scooters After receiving 26 reports of children sustaining injuries from one of their products, Britax Child Safety Inc. has announced the recall of 717,000 strollers in North America. At the time of the recall Britax told the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that they’ve found 1,337 strollers […]

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700 Electronic chairs designed to help people rise to their feet can reportedly induce an electric shock while the power supply is in operation. Authorities have identified an enclosure that can crack, exposing a seated individual to the chairs main power source. Those power supplies […]

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Petsmart Dog Food Recalled; Pieces of Metal Found in Grreat Choice Chicken & Rice Adult Dog Food

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Product Safety News: Pieces of Metal Found in PetSmart Dog Food Two months after Cuisinart recalled millions of food processors over concerns that pieces of metal could break off into consumer’s food, PetSmart is recalling their Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food for the same reason. Dog owners are being told to immediately return the Chicken […]

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Disney Nightlights & Magic Wands Recalled Over Potential Electrical Fire Hazard

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Disney Recalls Nightlights & Magic Wands One month after recalling thousands of Mickey & Minnie Mouse toddler hoodies, two more products with Disney’s iconic characters have been recalled. In early February, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. announced the recall of approximately 3,000 Mickey Mouse nightlights after one reportedly caused an electrical fire. A […]

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HP Inc. Adds Another 101,000 Laptop Batteries to June’s 2016 Recall of 40,000

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Fire Starter; HP Adds 101k Combustible Panasonic Laptop Batteries to June’s Recall As long as manufacturers continue to rely on lithium-ion to power consumer devices, it appears that Newsome Melton will continue to write about lithium-ion batteries going up in flames. After recalling more than 40,000 last June, HP Inc. (formerly Hewlett-Packard), added around 101,000 […]

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Walt Disney Parks Recall 15,000 Unsafe Minnie & Mickey Mouse Infant Hoodies

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Disney Recalls 15,000 Minnie & Mickey Mouse Infant Hoodies Potentially dangerous sweatshirts made for infants, sold exclusively by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, have been recalled by U.S. authorities over concerns that “the snaps on the hoodies can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.” The 15,000 sweatshirts, with a three-snap closure, were manufactured […]

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