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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 are now being recalled by La-Z-Boy. Around 2,500 pieces of the possibly defective equipment were made in China and imported by LogicData North America before they were sold by La-Z-Boy across the United States (around 200 more were sold in Canada). No injuries have been reported at the time of the recall.

Four models of La-Z-Boy loungers are affected; the Clayton Luxury-Lift (model 1HL562), the Clayton Power Lift (model 1ML562), & Luxury-Lift (models 1LF505 and 1LF819). All of the chairs were sold from September 2015 to November 2016 at nationwide furniture retailers and online for between $1,900 and $2,800. La-Z-Boy has told officials that the recall is limited to power supplies from LOT #150113, which is printed on the back side. The power supplies were sold for around $170 or were provided as a replacement by La-Z-Boy to customers who needed a new one. No original power supplies are being recalled at this time.

2015 La-Z-Boy Tip Overs and Fire Hazards

In May of 2015 La-Z-Boy announced the recall of 2,600 pieces of their furniture over alleged incidents of recliners and loveseats tipping forward. Though potentially dangerous, the seats, sold from January 2015 to March 2015, did not lead to any reported injuries. Earlier that year, in January 2015, La-Z-Boy also recalled around 4,000 of their “control wands” over worries that they could overheat and pose a fire or burn hazard. La-Z-Boy told authorities that the wands, distributed with chairs sold in 2014, were found to overheat in at least three floor models. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has instructed owners of a recently recalled La-Z-Boy power supply to disconnect it immediately. La-Z-Boy has informed their customers that a replacement will be provided at no charge.

To contact La-Z-Boy call: (855) 592-9087

To read more see: http://www.la-z-boy.com/content/recall

 

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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Toshiba Recalls 190K Panasonic Lithium-Ion Batteries Over Fire Hazard

Panasonic Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Overheat; Toshiba Recalls 190K After a long 2016, U.S. consumers are used to hearing about Lithium-ion battery problems leading to laptops overheating, smartphones going up in flames, hover boards burning riders, and electronic cigarettes exploding in people’s pockets. In the latest recall of the troubled Lithium-ion battery, which powers the vast […]

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Cuisinart Recalls 8 Million Food Processors; Blade Parts Found in Food

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Cuisinart Recalls 8 Million Food Processors After receiving 30 reports of customers cutting their mouth or sustaining a tooth injury on a broken piece of blade while eating, Conair Corp., the owner of Cuisinart, has announced the largest kitchen-related-appliance recall in American history. The voluntary recall of around 8 million food processors in the United […]

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Playground Slide Severs the Fingers of Two Children; Playworld Recalls 1,300 Slides

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Playground Slide Severs Fingers; Playworld Recalls 1,300 Slides Playworld Systems Inc., a playground manufacturer located in Lewisburg, PA, for more than 40 years, has recalled around 1,300 stainless steel slides after two children tragically lost their fingers. For the past 16 years, the line called the Lightning Slide, was sold across the country to local […]

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URGENT: Takata Recall Update

Federal safety regulators announced more than 300,000 Hondas and Acuras should not be driven until their Takata airbags are replaced.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said new tests show these airbags have a much higher risk of exploding and killing a driver or passenger. These airbags have a 50% chance of exploding when they are deployed in an accident, according to the agency. Other Takata airbags have less than a 1% chance of exploding.

Cars located in humid regions of the country such as Texas, Florida and the Gulf Coast are at particular risk.

The models identified by NHTSA include: 2001-2002 Honda Civic, 2001-2002 Honda Accord, 2002-2003 Acura TL, 2002 Honda CR-V, 2002 Honda Odyssey, 2003 Acura CL, 2003 Honda Pilot.






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