Product Recalls

  • Grinder Recalled for Laceration Hazard

    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled angle grinders and contact Metabo for instructions on how to receive a free repair or a replacement angle grinder. At the time the recall was announced, no injuries had been reported from the recalled product.

  • DOT, Maryland Partner to Boost Uptake of Recall Messages

    Only about 70 percent of recalled vehicles are in fact repaired, and raising recall remedy rates is a priority for NHTSA, especially because the Takata airbag recall has affected as many as one-third of vehicles nationwide.


News & Articles

  • 4,500 Portable Generators Recalled

    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact MWE Investments to arrange for a free repair. The firm has received four reports of the recalled generators overheating and catching fire, but no injuries have been reported.

  • GAO Recommends Improving Online Recall Assistance

    Most consumers in the focus group website usability tests found the auto recall areas of NHTSA's website easy to use, but some experienced difficulties when asked to complete auto recall-related tasks.

  • CPSC Announces Recall of 37 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers

    The recall involves both plastic handle and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers.

  • 19,000 Arctic Cat Off-Road Vehicles Recalled

    Arctic Cat has received 444 reports of the plastic panels behind the operator and passenger seats melting, with five resulting in fires. No injuries have been reported.

  • 42,000 Outlet Converters Recalled for Shock and Fire Hazards

    The converters' front outlet prongs are not configured correctly, resulting in reverse polarity when plugs are inserted and posing shock and fire hazards, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Oct. 10.

  • Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew Recalled

    Death Wish Coffee Co. is halting production of Nitro Cold Brew until an additional step in the manufacturing process is implemented, and that Death Wish Nitro cans have been removed from the company's online store and pulled from shelves at Price Chopper/Market 32, Healthy Living Market & Café, and independent retailers at the company's request.


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.