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HP expands recall of batteries for notebook computers and mobile workstations due to fire and burn hazards

The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. HP has received eight new reports of battery packs in the U.S. overheating, melting, or charring, including one report of minor injury and two reports of property damage totaling $1,100.

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Location of brake arm on recalled SRAM i-Motion 3 hub

SRAM recalls bicycle gear hubs due to crash and injury hazards

The brakes in the gear hubs can fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. SRAM has received five reports of brake failure, resulting in one minor injury to a rider.

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Golean Detox

Voluntary recall of Golean DETOX capsules due to the presence of undeclared ingredients

Golean Detox USA, Charlotte, NC is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of Golean DETOX capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Golean DETOX capsules to be tainted with undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. Phenolphthalein was once an […]

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Shearwater Wireless Yellow Pressure Transmitters

Shearwater recalls diving transmitters due to drowning hazard

The transmitters can fail to signal the tank pressure due to interference while using two transmitters in the same dive. The firm has received one report of loss of communication using the transmitter during a dive.

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Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut products recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut products produced at the company’s facility located at 16-701 Macadamia Road in Kea‘au, Hawai‘i between Sept. 6-21 have been voluntarily recalled due to potential contamination of Eschericia coli (E. coli). The recall follows a detection of E. coli in the well water and distribution system that supplies the Kea‘au facility. No […]

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Recalled Hill Topper electric bike kit

Clean Republic recalls Hill Topper Electric bike motor controllers due to crash and injury hazards

Water can enter the motor controller and cause it to accelerate on its own, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider. The firm has received six reports of a rider losing control of his bike when the motor accelerated without rider input, including one reported injury resulting in scrapes and bruises to the […]

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FSIS Recalls

Hormel recalls some SPAM and Luncheon Loaf products for possible metal pieces contamination

Hormel Food Corp., a Fremont, NE establishment, is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday, May 26, 2018.

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Recalled Kidde dual sensor smoke alarm

About 452,000 Kidde smoke alarms recalled due to manufacturing problems

A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

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18 inch multi colored fiber optic indoor plug in Christmas tree.

Melville Direct recalls fiber optic christmas trees due to fire hazard

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters, unplug them from the Christmas Tree and contact Melville for a full refund and free shipping. Melville is contacting purchasers directly. The firm has received 449 reports of the AC power adapter overheating. There was one injury reported.

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Kidde plastic handle fire extinguishers

Over 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers recalled, one death due to defective unit

The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. The firm is aware of a 2014 death involving a car fire following a crash. Emergency responders could not get the recalled Kidde fire extinguishers to work.

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Pro-Tec City Lite helmet with LED light

Pro-Tec recalls multisport helmets due to risk of head injury

The buckle on the helmet fails to meet current federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury. About 4,600 units were sold. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to Pro-Tec for a full refund.

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Frito-Lay recalls various potato chips due to potential presence of salmonella

Frito-Lay Friday (April 21) announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning.

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Recalled Razor RipStik electric caster board

Razor recalls RipStik motorized caster boards due to fall hazard

About 158,000 RipStik electric motorized caster boards are recalled. The rear wheel can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing a fall hazard. Razor has received more than 700 reports of the rear wheel locking up, resulting in four injuries, including one loose tooth and three scrapes and bruises.

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Fuji Norcom-Straight

Advanced Sports International recalls Fuji Bicycles due to fall hazard

Advanced Sports International has received four reports of freehub slipping while pedaling. No crashes or injuries have been reported. Fuji Bicycle and Authorized Oval Concept dealers from April 2016 through October 2016 for between $2,000 to $8,000.

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