“This recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. It includes ABC- or BC-rated extinguishers. Contact Kidde immediately to request a free replacement. Recalled models may not work properly in a fire emergency.”
“About 19,500 units, all model year 2014-2017 Wildcat Trail and 2015-2017 Wildcat Sport models of Arctic Cat recreational off-highway vehicles (known as ROVs), have been recalled after Arctic Cat received 444 reports of the plastic panels behind the operator and passenger seats melting, with five resulting in fires. No injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Oct. 27 recall notice.
The recalled vehicles were sold in multiple colors. They have four wheels and side-by-side seating for two people. “Wildcat Trail” or “Wildcat Sport” is printed on each side of the vehicle.
Owners of the vehicles should immediately stop using the recalled models and contact Arctic Cat to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly. To reach the company, call 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT weekdays or visit www.arcticcat.com and click on Product Recall for more information. The vehicles were sold by dealers nationwide from December 2013 through August 2017 for between $10,500 and $19,500.”
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“Death Wish Coffee Co. of Round Lake, N.Y., a company claiming to produce the “World’s Strongest Coffee,” has recalled its 11-ounce Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the company have reported. FDA’s Sept. 19 release said “Death Wish in conjunction with an outside Process Authority has determined that the current process could lead to the growth and production of the deadly toxin, botulin, in low acid foods commercialized in reduced oxygen packaging.”
Botulism is a potentially fatal form of food poisoning.
The release quotes Mike Brown, identified as the company’s founder/owner: “Our customers’ safety is of paramount importance and Death Wish Coffee is taking this significant, proactive step to ensure that the highest quality, safest, and of course, strongest Coffee products we produce are of industry-exceeding standards – thus we are taking this measure of recalling all Death Wish Nitro cans from shelves. We have also gone a step further, to make sure that everyone who purchased the product on deathwishcoffee.com will receive a full refund within 60 days. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause our customers and our retail partners, but we believe this is the right precautionary measure to take.”
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“Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif., on Aug. 10 recalled about 15,000 all-terrain vehicles because their fuel tap can leak, which poses a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. The recalled ATVs are 2013-2017 KFX50 and 2012-2017 KFX90 four-wheeled vehicles.
According to CPSC, the company has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the vehicles’ fuel tap. No injuries have been reported. Customers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and should contact Kawasaki for a free repair. They can contact Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT weekdays or visit www.Kawasaki.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.
The vehicles were sold by Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2017 for between $2,000 and $2,600.”
“iPhone cases distributed by MixBin Electronics have been recalled due to a risk of skin irritation and burns. The liquid suspending the glitter inside the case may leak, causing harm.
Customers who purchased these cases are entitled to a refund. This recall includes more than 263,000 cases sold in the U.S. for the iPhone 6, 6S, and 7, sold by MixBin and other retailers including Amazon, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch, Henri Bendel, and Victoria’s Secret.”
“FYI – A 21 JUL 2017 safety recall has been issued by Genie Industries for certain aerial lifts. (The Genie Safety Notice is also attached – PDF file.) Genie Industries has found that weld debris in the boom tubes could lead to premature and excessive wear of the upper wear pads. This excessive wear can lead to potential damage to the boom tubes and could cause the platform to drop. Please share this information with your contractors and industry colleagues.”