All Fiscal Year 2002 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 2002.
  • September 19, 2002

    CPSC, Nikon Inc. Announce Recall of Coolpix 2000-Model Digital Cameras

     In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nikon Inc., of Melville, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 9,100 Coolpix 2000-model digital cameras imported into the United States. A short circuit can occur in the battery compartment, creating a possible thermal burn hazard to consumers if the battery compartment lid is touched.

  • September 19, 2002

    CPSC, Black & Decker Announce Recall of Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., of Towson, Md., is voluntarily recalling to repair about 140,000 cordless electric lawn mowers. An electrical component in the lawn mower can overheat, posing a possible fire hazard.

  • September 17, 2002

    CPSC and EV Global Motors Co. Announce Recall of Lithium Batteries in Electric Bikes

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), EV Global Motors Co., of North Hills, Calif., voluntarily recalled about 2,000 lithium batteries in Mini E-Bike electric bicycles. The lithium ion batteries in these bicycles can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

  • September 17, 2002

    CPSC, McDonald's Corp. and Bobble Dreams USA Announce Recall of Chicago Bears Bobble Head Figurines

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), McDonald's Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., and Bobble Dreams USA of Fountain Valley, Calif., are voluntarily recalling about 100,000 bobble head figurines. The paint on some of the figurines contains excess levels of lead. If ingested over time by children, the lead from the paint may present a lead poisoning hazard.

  • September 12, 2002

    CPSC, Northern Tool & Equipment Announce Recall of Air Compressors

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Northern Tool & Equipment, of Burnsville, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 3,400 electric air compressors. The capacitors on these compressors can overheat, catch fire and ignite the plastic cover above the capacitor.

  • September 12, 2002

    CPSC, Chargetek Announce Recall of Battery Chargers

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Chargetek Inc., of Oxnard, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 200 CT-2000 battery chargers used with recreational vehicles, such as boats. A manufacturing defect inside the charger can cause overheating of internal connections or external wiring, presenting a fire hazard.

  • September 09, 2002

    CPSC, Eastman Kodak Company Announce Recall of DC5000-Model Digital Cameras

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Eastman Kodak Company, of Rochester, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 75,000 DC5000-model digital cameras worldwide. Due to a manufacturing defect, consumers using these cameras can suffer an electrical shock.

  • September 09, 2002

    CPSC, Huffy Sports Company Announce Recall to Repair Portable Basketball Hoops

    As children and adults perfect their lay-ups in driveway basketball courts across the country, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announces another recall of portable basketball hoops. In cooperation with the CPSC, Huffy Sports Company, of Sussex, Wis., is recalling about 70,000 portable basketball systems. The basketball hoops can have a sharp protruding bolt on the player's side of the pole that can cause serious leg or body lacerations to consumers. Basketball players can be cut when they collide with the pole as they drive toward the basket or when they fall or are pushed into the pole.

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