April Recall Roundup – Look Out For Unexpected Crossbows

In this month’s Recall Roundup, a lawnmower keeps going even after its operator has dismounted, computer batteries overheat, fireplaces explode, and a self-destructing goldfish bowl is no place for fish. (Actually, a goldfish bowl is no place for a goldfish: take the $20 you get back and put it toward an aquarium.)

Babies
Rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant video monitors – may overheat; fire hazard

Kids
Girls’ Sugarfly Peacoats with waist drawstring (Nordstrom Rack and Zulily.com) – drawstring could get tangled in small spaces or vehicle doors
BedHead Pajama two-piece pajama sets – do not meet federal flammability standard
J.P. Boden Boys’ Pajamas – do not meet federal flammability standard

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Home & Kitchen
Petsmart glass fish bowls – can break or crack during normal use, which is a laceration hazard to people and a catastrophe hazard to fish
Pier 1 Hanging Glass Star Lanterns – welds on candle holder may break from heat of a candle
GunBox Gun Storage Boxes – lock may not work if safe is dropped
Whalen Stainless Steel Tool Chests (Costco) – laceration hazard from door
Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts – risk of explosion from gas buildup
KolourOne LED Light Bulbs – metal housing may separate from bulb and fall
Ace Hardware LED Clamp Light – wiring may pull out of base
Dyson air multiplier heaters – risk of overheating and fire

Lawn & Garden
Ariens Snow Throwers and Power Brushes – blade or brush may keep spinning after motor is off
Remington and Troy-Bilt Electric Leaf Blowers – impeller may break and hit user
Hustler and BigDog riding mowers – mower may keep going after rider has left seat

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Toys
My Sweet Love/My Sweet Baby Dolls (Walmart) – may overheat and burn or blister child

Sports & Outdoors
2008 Felt S22 and S32 Triathlon Bicycles and 2010 Felt S32, B12, B14 and B16 Triathlon Bicycles – steer tube may break during use
Excalibur Matrix Mega 405 Crossbows – may launch arrows without trigger being pulled
Ontel ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device – handle grips may break off during use
K2 Kwicker and Kwicker BC snowboard bindings – can release unexpectedly

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Electronics
Lenovo ThinkPad notebook computer battery packs – can overheat; fire hazard

Vehicles
E-Z-GO Golf, Shuttle, Off-Road Utility Vehicles – steering wheel may not control vehicle properly