Name of product:
VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters
Hazard:

The electric space heater can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall date:
August 22, 2018
Consumer Contact:

Vornado toll-free at 855-215-5131 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.vornado.com and click on “Recalls” in the lower right corner of the homepage or www.vornado.com/recalls and click on the VH101 Personal Heater recall button for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters sold in the following colors: black, coral orange, grayed jade, cinnamon, fig, ice white and red. The heaters measure about 7.2 inches long by 7.8 inches wide by 7.10 inches high and have two heat settings (low and high) and a fan only/no heat setting. “Vornado” with a “V” behind it is printed on the front of the unit. The model/type “VH101,” serial number and ETL mark are printed on a silver rating label on the bottom of the unit.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a free replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

In December 2017, a 90-year-old man in Chanhassen, Minnesota died as a result of a fire involving the recalled heater. Vornado has received a total of 19 reports of the heaters catching on fire.

Sold At:

Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Menards, Orchard Supply, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Vornado.com and other websites from August 2009 through March 2018 for about $30.

Importer(s):

Vornado Air LLC, of Andover, Kan.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-199
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
CRF250R Off-Road Motorcycles
Hazard:

The clutch outer can break, posing crash and injury hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 16, 2018
Units:
About 3,200
Consumer Contact:

American Honda toll-free at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://powersports.honda.com/ and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all 2018 Model Year CRF250R off-road motorcycles. The recalled motorcycles were sold in a red color. The names “HONDA” and “CRF250R” are printed on the sides of the motorcycle. The model name and model year are printed on a name plate label located at the front right top of the frame, near the steering head.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled off-road motorcycles and contact their local authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

American Honda has received 19 reports of clutch failure, including two that led to engine lock up. No crashes or injuries reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from November 2017 through July 2018 for about $8,000.

Manufacturer(s):

American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Japan
Recall number:
18-759
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Electronic handgun safes
Hazard:

The handgun safes can open without the use of a key or combination upon impact and allow unintended access to the contents of the safe, posing a risk of serious injury to children and others.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
August 9, 2018
Units:
About 25,000
Consumer Contact:

Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, email at recall@harborfreight.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves two models of 0.17 cubic foot capacity electronic handgun safes sold under two different brand names, Union Safe Company and Bunker Hill Security. The recalled safes are dark gray and the SKU number is printed on a permanent label on the door. The brand is printed on the permanent label on the door and molded into the combination touch-pad panel.

 

Brand

SKU

Union Safe Company

62984

Bunker Hill Security

61581

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled handgun safes, secure the handguns to keep them away from children and return the safes to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a full refund of the purchase price in the form of a Harbor Freight Tools gift card.

Incidents/Injuries:

None Reported

Sold Exclusively At:

Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide and online at www.harborfreight.com from November 2014 through February 2018 for about $65.

Importer(s):

Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-203
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Ascent™ and Venturist™ Series 8-ounce and 20-ounce blending containers
Hazard:

The containers can separate from the blade’s base exposing the blades, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 9, 2018
Units:
About 105,000 (In addition, about 5,300 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Vitamix toll-free at 888-847-8842 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.vitamix.com and click on Customer Service and Voluntary Recalls or www.recallrtr.com/blender for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Ascent™ and Venturist™ series 8-ounce and 20-ounce blending containers with blade date codes March 2018 (“03-18”) or earlier. Date codes are in the format MM-YY; for example, March 2018 is “03-18.” If the blade base is marked on the bottom with a green or orange dot, the container has already been repaired. The Vitamix logo is printed on the blending container. The blade date code is laser-etched onto the top of the blade in the blade base. The products have a clear container and a black blade base and were sold separately and with Vitamix Venturist™ Model 1200 blenders.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blending containers and contact Vitamix for a free repair kit. Vitamix is sending repair kits to consumers it can identify.

Incidents/Injuries:

Vitamix has received 11 reports of lacerations when consumers’ hands came in contact with exposed blades.

Sold At:

Costco, Williams-Sonoma nationwide and online at www.vitamix.com from April 2017 through July 2018 for between $24 and $500 for the blender and blending container.

Manufacturer(s):

Vita-Mix Corporation, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-202
Name of product:
Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 and 6000 utility vehicles
Hazard:

The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 8, 2018
Units:
About 2,100
Consumer Contact:

Gravely at 877-740-7060 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.gravely.com and click on the Product Support link at the bottom of the page, then select Product Safety Recall in the menu on the left of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model year 2015 through 2018 Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 and 6000 gas-engine-powered utility vehicles. The recalled utility vehicles were sold in red and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. “Gravely” is printed on the rear box, and “Atlas” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle. The model and serial number can be found on the driver’s side and are visible from the front wheel well. The fol lowing model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:

 

Year

Model

Serial Number Range

2015

996200 Base

150100, 150102 – 150299, 150310, 150321, 150332, 150343, 150354, 150365, 150376, 150387, 150398, 150409 – 150771, 150774 – 150803 and

150805 – 151173

996201 Crew

150100 – 150299, 150310, 150321, 150332, 150343, 150354, 150365, 150376, 150387, 150398, 150409 – 150599 and 150601 – 150641

2016

996200 Base

160100 – 160299, 160310, 160321, 160332, 160343, 160354, 160365, 160376, 160387, 160398 and 160409 – 160640

996201 Crew

160100 and 160102 – 160112

2017

996200 Base

170100 – 170256

996201 Crew

170100 – 170102 and 170108 – 170152

2018

996200 Base

 

180101, 180105 – 180116, 180118 – 180136, 180138 – 180149, 180151 – 180154, 180158 – 180161, 180163 – 180166, 180168 – 180170, 180172,

180174 – 180178, 180181 – 180182, 180186 – 180187, 180190, 180192, 180199, 180202, 180205 – 180206, 180209 – 180211, 180214 – 180215, 180218 and 180220 – 180222

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should contact an authorized Gravely dealer for a free repair. If the exhaust system becomes noisier, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles. Gravely is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Gravely has received seven reports of cracked header exhaust pipes. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Gravely dealers nationwide from September 2014 through July 2018 for between $13,000 and $15,700.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Gravely Company, of Brillion, Wis.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-758
Name of product:
Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles
Hazard:

The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack, posing burn and fire hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 8, 2018
Units:
About 2,700
Consumer Contact:

Bobcat online at www.bobcat.com and click on the Find a Dealer link at the top of the page, or at 800-743-4340 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2015 through 2018 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL gas engine-equipped utility vehicles manufactured by Polaris Industries. The recalled utility vehicles are white and black with orange decals and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. “Bobcat” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle and “3400” or “3400XL” is printed on the rear box. The model and vehicle identification number (VIN #) can be found on a label under the seat and storage bin on the passenger side. The following models and VIN ranges are being recalled:

 

Year

Model

VIN Range

2015

3400 4X GAS

B3FL11001 through B3FL11911

3400 4X GAS DLX

B3FN11001 through B3FN11286

2016

3400 4X GAS

B3FL12001 through B3FL12803

3400 4X GAS DLX

B3FN12001 through B3FN12245

2017

3400 4X GAS

B3FL17001 through B3FL17580

3400 XL GAS

B3FN17001 through B3FN17124

2018

3400 4X GAS

B3FL18001 through B3FL18097

3400 XL GAS

B3FN18001 through B3FN18065

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should contact an authorized Bobcat dealer to schedule a free repair. Bobcat is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Bobcat has received seven reports of cracked exhaust pipes. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Sold At:

Bobcat dealers nationwide from August 2014 through July 2018 for between $10,000 and $15,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Bobcat Company, of West Fargo, N.D.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-757
Name of product:
Nutrex pressure cookers™
Hazard:

The recalled pressure cookers can discharge steam at lower pressures than intended, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 2, 2018
Units:
About 700
Consumer Contact:

Rena Ware toll-free at 877-736-2487 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email at CustomerService@RenaWare.com, or online at http://www.renaware.com and click on the “Consumer Notifications” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Nutrex pressure cookers with model number 2153. The pressure cookers are silver colored with black handles. A blue gasket is attached on the inside of the cover. Model number 2153.DW, the month and year of production and Rena Ware are stamped on the bottom of the unit. “DONG WON” is stamped on the base of the main valve. “DWM” is stamped on the blue gasket.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure cookers and contact Rena Ware for a free repair. Rena Ware is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 13 reports of unintended depressurization, including five reported burn injuries.

Sold At:

Through Rena Ware sales representatives from December 2015 through June 2018 for between $750 and $820.

Importer(s):

Rena Ware International Inc., of Bellevue, Wash.

Distributor(s):

Rena Ware International Inc., of Bellevue, Wash.

Manufactured In:
South Korea
Recall number:
18-752
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Fireworks
Hazard:

The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory requirements for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers. The fireworks are banned hazardous substances and are prohibited from being sold under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA).

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
August 2, 2018
Units:
About 3,800
Consumer Contact:

Miller Fireworks toll-free at 833-474-1776 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, email at sales@millerfireworks.com or online at www.millerfireworks.com and click on “SAFETY” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves ball bullet rocket fireworks packed in bags of four with model number LB6103 and M-150 cracker fireworks packed in boxes of 36 with model number LA150B. The model numbers are printed on the packaging. The recalled ball bullet rocket fireworks were sold with four different colored fireworks and have “Ball Bullet Rocket” printed on the packaging. The M-150 cracker fireworks were sold in a yellow/orange box and have “Legend Fireworks M-150 Cracker 36 Pieces” printed on the front of the box.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Fremont Fireworks stores in Indiana, Miller Fireworks and J&W Fireworks stores in Ohio and Red Falcon Fireworks and Rocky’s Fireworks stores in Michigan from May 2017 through June 2018 for between $4 and $13.

Importer(s):

Miller Fireworks, of Holland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-196
Name of product:
Arctic Cat snowmobiles
Hazard:

The handgrip can break, posing an injury hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 2, 2018
Units:
About 255
Consumer Contact:

Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model year 2018 Pantera models including the Pantera 3000s, Pantera 6000s, and Pantera 7000s. It also involves 2019 Pantera 3000, 6000 and 7000 model snowmobiles within the VIN range of 100529 through 100848. The snowmobiles have “PANTERA,” “ARCTIC CAT” and the model number printed on each side of the engine cowling. The snowmobiles were sold in a variety of colors. The VIN on 2019 snowmobiles is located on the side of the tunnel near the right footrest area.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact Arctic Cat to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Arctic Cat and Textron Off-Road dealers nationwide from July 2017 through May 2018 for between $10,500 and $15,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn., a subsidiary of Textron Specialized Vehicles, of Augusta, Ga.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-756
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
CloudCharge Qi Wireless Charging Pads
Hazard:

The wireless phone chargers can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
July 27, 2018
Units:
About 21,000
Consumer Contact:

Hirsch Gift toll-free at 877-220-4438, ext. 117, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at recall@hirschgift.com or online at https://hg-promo.com/ and click on the recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the CloudCharge Qi Wireless Charging Pad. The charging pads were a promotional giveaway to employees and customers of various companies.The product name and model number T4706 are printed on the bottom of the product and select company promotional logos and artwork printed on the top. The recalled chargers are circular and have a white plastic bottom with the top having various promotional artwork. They measure about 4” in diameter and .5” tall. A white USB power cable is included along with a wireless receiver adapter.  Each charging pad and accessories are packed in a white plastic box with a clear lid, measuring approximately 5” x 5” x 1.25”.  This recall involves only one production lot (Version 2) of the charging pad.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chargers and contact Hirsch Gift for a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received seven reports of the phone chargers overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Distributed as a promotional giveaway item to employees and customers of various companies from February 2018 to May 2018.

Importer(s):

Hirsch Gift, of Houston, Texas

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-195
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.