Product Recalls

  • Solar-Powered Outdoor Lights Recalled for Fire Hazard

    Cooper Lighting, LLC has recalled about 362,000 All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures because their batteries can overheat and cause the light fixture's housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.

  • Space Heater Recall Reannounced After Fire Death

    A death occurred in December 2017 in a fire involving a recalled space heater; the victim was a 90-year-old man in Chanhassen, Minn. Vornado has received a total of 19 reports of the heaters catching on fire.


News & Articles

  • FDA Posts Notice on Medtronic Cranial Software Recall

    Medtronic recalled Synergy Cranial Software and Stealth Station S7 Cranial Software in September 2018 because of inaccuracies displayed during surgical procedures. The notice says FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall.

  • Toyota Issues Recalls of Almost 134,000 SUVs, Trucks

    Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain 2018-2019 Model Year Tacomas, 2008-2019 Model Year Land Cruisers, and 2008-2019 Model Year Lexus LX 570 vehicles in the United States.

  • Locksets Recalled for Entrapment Hazard

    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled locksets and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a free replacement lockset. The company has received eight reports of lockset latch failures, but no injuries have been reported.

  • Kubota Recalls Mowers and Compact Tractors Due to Burn Hazard

    According to the recall notice, hot coolant can spray out onto users from the overheated and pressurized coolant reservoir tank and pose a burn hazard. Kubota has received three reports of burn injuries from the coolant ejecting from the reservoir tank.

  • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cage-Free Eggs Apparently Over, CDC Reports

    A total of 44 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella were reported from 11 states this year, with 12 people hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

  • Big Recall of Flushing Systems Announced

    Flushmate has received 1,446 reports in the United States and seven reports in Canada of the systems bursting, resulting in property damage totaling about $710,000, including 23 injury reports with one requiring foot surgery.


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.