Product Recalls

  • Fire Risk Sparks ROV Recall

    Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., has recalled about 133,000 Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles after receiving more than 160 reports of fires associated with them, including one incident where a 15-year-old passenger died from a rollover that resulted in a fire and 19 reports of injuries.

    Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., has recalled about 133,000 Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles after receiving more than 160 reports of fires associated with them, including one incident where a 15-year-old passenger died from a rollover that resulted in a fire and 19 reports of injuries, including first-, second-, and third-degree burns.

  • 51 Million U.S. Vehicles Recalled in 2015

    NHTSA reported 51 million U.S. vehicles were recalled during 2015, and on average 25 percent of all recalled vehicles are not repaired.

    "Millions of vehicles are recalled every year. Old, new, used, or leased – one of those recalled vehicles could be yours," NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said. "Check your VIN – Safe Cars Save Lives."


News & Articles

  • FMCSA Issues Safety Advisory for TYTAL Cargo Tanks

    The advisory calls for the immediate repair and retesting of the tanks.

  • IKEA Recalls 30,000 Lamps for Shock Hazard

    Three reports of minor shock have been received worldwide. Consumers are asked to immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

  • Senate Confirms New FDA Commissioner

    "I look forward to working with Dr. Califf to ensure the FDA can carry out every aspect of its critical mission, from ensuring the safety and effectiveness of the medical products we use to protecting the nation's food supply and implementing its oversight of tobacco products, to furthering our efforts to combat opioid abuse," HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said in a statement.

  • UL Certification Available for Hoverboards

    The new UL 2272 provides a framework to evaluate, test, and certify self-balancing scooters, the company announced Feb. 2.

  • Pace of Takata Airbag Recall Repairs Increasing

    Three automakers have expanded their Takata passenger inflator recalls to include more model years or additional vehicles and/or inflators from model years affected by existing recalls, according to the NHTSA announcement, which said the expansions resulted from Takata's ballistic testing conducted in recent months.

  • Multiple Holiday Light Recalls Announced in Canada

    One of the recalls announced Dec. 11 involves approximately 487,041 units of holiday lights that were sold at Walmart Canada retail stores across Canada earlier this year.


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.


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