Product Recalls

  • Polaris Industries Paying $27.25 Million Civil Penalty

    A recalled 2014 Ranger XP 900 from Polaris Industries, Inc.

    CPSC reported that between December 2013 and July 2016, Polaris received 36 reports of fires associated with its model year 2014 Rangers and made two design changes to the vehicle to prevent the heat shield from becoming loose and falling off.

  • Lenovo Recalls Laptops for Fire Hazard

    About 83,500 ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops (5th Generation) laptops have been recalled because an unfastened screw can damage the battery, causing overheating and posing a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Lenovo announced Feb. 6.


News & Articles

  • John Deere Recalls Company 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.

  • NHTSA Pleads for Airbag Fix on Older Ford, Mazda Trucks

    According to the manufacturers, 49.2 percent of the 33,320 impacted 2006 Ford Rangers have been repaired and 58 percent of the 2,205 impacted Mazda B-Series trucks have been fixed.

  • Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats

    The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, they report. No injuries have been reported. About 82,000 of the recalled hart hats were sold in the United States and another 65,550 were sold in Canada, CPSC reported.

  • Schneider Electric Recalls Safety Switches Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

    Schneider Electric has recalled about 1,079,000 units of the Square D brand General Duty 30 & 60A, 120/240-volt, 2-phase and 3-phase NEMA 3R Safety Switches because the power can stay on when the safety switch handle is in the “OFF” position, posing an electrical shock or electrocution hazard to consumers.

  • Mizco International Recalls Power Bank Charging Station

    The recalled involves about 6,000 units of the Re-fuel by Digipower Grab and Go Family Pack portable power bank charging station. When the device is being charged, it can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.


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.