Product Recalls

  • FDA Issues New Draft Guidance to Aid Voluntary Recalls

    FDA said the guidance builds on 18 months of improvements to its recall processes that have resulted in more timely information being available to consumers. Examples include alerts, advisories, or consumer warnings related to products such as pre-cut melon associated with an outbreak of Salmonella infections and recalled vegetables, drugs, homeopathic products, and test strips for home-use monitoring of Warfarin.

  • Tyson Recalls Ready-to-Eat Chicken Strips

    Tyson Foods, Inc.

    The company announced March 21 that approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, read-to-eat chicken strips from a single plant are being recalled after two consumers reported they found metal fragments in the products.


News & Articles

  • Buoyancy Compensation Vests Recalled

    CPSC reported that Mares has received one report of a loose deflator button, but no injuries have been reported. The vests were sold at specialized dive shops and online from June 2018 through March 2019 for about $350 to $825.

  • Food Dehydrators Recalled for Fire Hazard

    As of May 2, Greenfield World Trade, Inc. had received eight reports of the food dehydrators overheating and melting or burning, including three incidents of property damage to floors and countertops and minor burn injuries.

  • Boilers Recalled for Carbon Monoxide Risk

    Owners of the recalled boilers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or Viessmann to schedule a free in-home safety inspection and repair.

  • BMW Recall Affects 184,000 Cars

    BMW is recalling certain 3 Series, 5 Series, and Z4 cars from the 2006 model year due to fire risk.

  • HP Expands Lithium-ion Battery Recall

    The recall now affects about 78,500 units beyond the 50,000 that were recalled in the United States in January 2018. The recall expansion involves lithium-ion batteries for HP commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations that were sold to businesses and other organizations. The batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

  • Heating Pads Recalled for Burn, Fire Hazards

    About 5,600 Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads have been recalled by T.J. Maxx because the pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards to the users.


Videos

  • Tour Our Product Testing Lab

    For a recall to happen, a product needs to be found to be unsafe. But exactly what does that mean? In this December 2011 video, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission gives you an inside view. Meet the scientists. See some of the tests. Think about these tests when you buy and use consumer products.