July Recall Roundup – Beware Of Flimsy Phone Chargers

coravinIn July’s recall roundup, the Consumer Products Safety Commission is out to protect us all from shocking air conditioners, exploding wine bottles, leaking snow throwers, and dangerous mobile device chargers.

Napoleon Propane Gas Fireplaces – Glass front may break from gas pressure
Coravin Wine Access System – may cause wine bottles to explode
Trane XB300 and American Standard Silver SI Air Conditioning Systems – Some units are not grounded and could cause electric shock
M&M’s Pint And Shot Glasses – contain lead and cadmium


Julie Vos women’s scarves – do not meet federal flammability standards


Lawn & Garden
All Power America Single-Stage Snow Throwers – risk of fuel leak and fire hazard

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Sports & Outdoors
MTech USA Karambit Neck Knife and Sheath(Big 5 Sports) – knife does not stay in sheath
SR Suntour forks on model year 2011 through 2013 Scott and Trek bicycles – fork may break

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Gemini USB Power Adapter/Chargers – fire and burn hazard
Lily Pulitzer, Ban.do, and Jonathan Adler licensed iPhone and iPad adapter kits – risk of overheating, fire, and prongs remaining in the electric outlet.
Sony VAIO Flip PC Laptops – Batteries may overheat and catch fire
Roland Digital Pianos – power cord can be plugged into wrong socket

Panadol Advance pain reliever, 100-count bottles (Puerto Rico only) – bottle is not child-resistant.

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Big Fireworks Sword-Shaped Sparklers – Device may explode during use, which is not a good feature in a handheld fireworks item. (We’re a little late on this one: CPSC announced this recall on July 3rd.)

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