Product Recalls


News & Articles

  • 27,000 Avalanche Transceivers Recalled

    The Ortovox avalanche transceivers have been recalled because they can fail to work properly due to a software error and fail to transmit the position of survivors of an avalanche, resulting in delayed search and rescue operations.

  • Baccus Recalls Stanley Workbench LED Light and Power Stations

    The workbench and power stations are incorrectly wired, which can result in reverse polarity, posing electrocution and shock hazards, according to the recall notice.

  • Werner Co. Recalls Telescoping Aluminum Ladders

    The June 20 recall involves five models of aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in five different positions. They range in size from 13 feet to 26 feet when extended.

  • The Takata Recall Hits Home

    More air bags are scheduled to be recalled by December 2019, bringing the total number of affected airbags to around 65 million to 70 million.

  • John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Loaders Due to Injury Hazard

    Information is missing from the operator’s manual about the proper ballast when the loader is attached to a John Deere model 2025R tractor. If improperly ballasted, the tractor can be unstable and create a risk of injury to the operator or bystanders.

  • More Than 1 Million Chainsaws Recalled

    Harbor Freight Tools has received 15 reports of these chainsaws continuing to operate after being turned off by the operator, resulting in three laceration injuries, including one serious injury to a person's arm requiring stitches.


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.