March Recall Roundup: This Garlic Slicer Prefers Human Fingers

In this month’s Recall Roundup for consumer goods, crossbows fire at will, snorkeling masks buckle under pressure, and garlic slicers are out to slice your fingers instead.

Sports and Outdoors
U.S. Divers Santa Cruz Jr. and Martinique LX Jr. Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets (Costco) – glass may break under water; laceration hazard
Middleton Siege Crossbows – may fire unexpectedly; limbs may crack after normal use
Ski-Doo snowmobiles, 2013 models – fuel and oil leak; fire hazard

Electronics and Tools
Samsonite Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits – overheating, fire, and burn hazard
Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack – overheating, fire, and burn hazard

Kitchen and Appliances
The Pampered Chef Garlic Slicers – may slice humans instead
BlueStar Wall Ovens – may damage gas lines; fire hazard
Jerdon Style One-Cup Coffeemaker – may overheat; fire and burn hazard

Lawn, Garden, Etc.
Ariens Snow-Thro 24 inch snow blower – fire hazard; gas may leak
Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums (Home Depot) and Expert Gardener Electric Blower Vacuums (Walmart) – vacuumed items may go through plastic casing and hit user in the face
John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles – oil may leak; fire hazard

Furniture and Home
Oakmont Fabric Stackable Chairs – chair may collapse.
Balsam Hill Pre-lit Christmas Trees – electric shock/burn hazard
SlumberWorld Mattresses – do not meet federal flammability standards
Task*It 1-UP folding step stool – stool may crack and break

Kids and Babies
“Style my Room by Justice” Disco Lights – Lights may overheat; risk of electric shock
Beamerzzz Stuffed Animals with Flashlights (Cabela’s) – wires may protrude from toy; may cut user
Monster High City Motor Scooters (Walmart) and Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters (Toys R Us) – sudden acceleration hazard

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