The big news in recalls this week was continuing recalls of Simplicity drop-side cribs. Since the company is no longer in business, in order to get the crib away from your children, return it to the retailer where it was purchased. Also, check your home for other problematic recalled Simplicity products.
Another big recall: four million Aqua-Leisure Baby Floats. The leg straps can break, and the baby fall into the water.
Wagner Spray Tech Heat Guns – Heat element stays on after gun is turned off; fire hazard. That sounds familiar.
Campbell Hausfeld 20-Gallon Air Compressors (Walmart) – Thermal overload sensor doesn’t work; unit can overheat and, yes, catch fire.
Epic Threads and Greendog Hooded Sweatshirts (Macy’s) – Strangulation hazard
Children’s Necklace and Bracelet Sets (crayons and shiny hearts) – Choking hazard
SmartSpark Energy Systems Battery Equalizers – Fire hazard
Orangatang Skateboard Wheels – Blowout hazard; risk of injury
Poseidon Diving Wings – Air bladders can break.
Crane Whirlpool Bathtubs – Hair can get tangled due to drain cover design; drowning hazard.
Loyal Bedding Mattress Sets – Do not meet flammability standards.
DEWALT Framing Nailers – Can fling nails at user.
PowerPlus Generators – Can cause power surges that damage appliances and cause fires.
Tabletop Rope Cutters – Can overheat; fire and burn hazard.
Polaris Recalls Snowmobiles – Rider can lose control of and/or be ejected from the snowmobile.
Ionic Salt Lamps – overheating; fire hazard.
Intermatic In-Wall Timers – electric shock hazard when replacing the battery.
Knorr Chicken Vegetable with Pasta kosher soup mix – undeclared egg ingredients.
Stop & Shop nonfat dry milk – Possible salmonella contamination.