Name of product:
Snapper, Simplicity, and Massey Ferguson riding mowers
Hazard:

The reverse-mow option switch can malfunction and allow the riding lawn mowers to unintentionally mow when being driven in a reverse direction, posing a risk of injury to bystanders.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 20, 2018
Units:
About 18,000 (In addition, about 300 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Briggs & Stratton at 800-227-3798 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.briggsandstratton.com and click on “Recalls & Warranty” for more information. Dealers can be found using the dealer locator at www.simplicitymfg.com , www.snapper.com , or www.masseylawn.com for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Snapper, Simplicity and Massey Ferguson brand riding lawn mowers. The riding lawn mowers were sold in red/black or orange/black color combinations with a Snapper, Massey Fergusen or Simplicity logo on the hood. Riding mowers with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall. The model and serial numbers are located on the frame near the front tires. If a black dot is present on either the equipment ID label or the shipping crate label, the product has been repaired and is not included in the recall.

 

Model

Serial Number Range

2691325

2017632053

2017840824

2691326

2017723459

2017953873

2691329

2017737659

2017824706

2691330

2017603538

2017772330

2691331

2017633942

2017772150

2691332

2017603223

2017775530

2691333

2017585284

2017585883

2691334

2017707916

2018012782

2691335

2017714879

2018013046

2691336

2017727313

2018003962

2691337

2017736304

2018019132

2691338

2017716723

2018018637

2691339

2017765556

2018026629

2691340

2017751589

2017751716

2691341

2017744904

2017745146

2691343

2017649093

2017652000

2691345

2017779918

2017780488

2691346

2017648707

2017779841

2691361

2017635133

2017635247

2691406

2017649118

2017824328

2691407

2017824420

2017824578

2691415

2017734169

2017985524

2691418

2017751179

2018026900

2691419

2017762911

2017820841

2691450

2017989272

2018030491

7800950

2017654676

2017682423

7800951

2017634484

2017635097

7800952

2017595626

2017667271

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact a Briggs & Stratton dealer to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Briggs & Stratton dealers nationwide from August 2016 through January 2018 for between $1,500 and $13,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Briggs & Stratton Corp., of Wauwatosa, Wis.

Distributor(s):

Briggs & Stratton Corp., of Wauwatosa, Wis.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-127
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:
Carrier WeatherExpert commercial packaged rooftop HVAC units with humidimizer option
Hazard:

The HVAC’s humidimizer fan can fail to shut off when a connected smoke detector is tripped, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 19, 2018
Units:
About 530
Consumer Contact:

Carrier toll-free at 844-864-8748 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.carrier.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” to locate a local Carrier dealer for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Carrier WeatherExpert 6-23 ton, 48/50 series, light commercial rooftop HVAC units intended for use in commercial and institutional buildings and that have a factory installed dehumidification feature. The model numbers are 48/50LC07-26 with an A in the 6th digit and a 0 (zero) in the 14th digit of the model number (e.g., 48LCTA24F2M5-0S1B3). Note that dashes should be counted as digits in the model number. The serial numbers are 1214P to 3317P. The model and serial number can be found on the unit rating plate located on the back of the unit.

 
Remedy:

Purchasers should immediately contact their Carrier dealer for a free repair, which consists of free replacement and installation of the electronic control board. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.

Incidents/Injuries:

Carrier has received one report of a fan not shutting off during installation testing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Carrier distributors nationwide from March 2014 to September 2017 for between $25,000 and $93,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Carrier México, S.A. de C.V.

Importer(s):

Carrier Corporation, of Jupiter, Fla.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
18-731
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:
AmazonBasics portable power banks
Hazard:

The power bank’s battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
March 13, 2018
Units:
About 260,000
Consumer Contact:

Amazon toll-free at 855-215-5134 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or online anytime at https://amazonpowerbank.expertinquiry.com/ to register the product and receive a full refund.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves six versions of AmazonBasics’ portable lithium-ion battery chargers/power banks: 16,100 mAh; 10,000 mAh; 5,600 mAh; 2,000 mAh with micro USB cable; 3,000 mAh and 3,000 mAh with USB micro cable. The rubberized or metallic power banks are black and rectangular. They measure about 3 inches long by 1.4 inch high by 0.9 inch wide. The power banks were sold with or without a USB charger cable and a carrying pouch. The AmazonBasics logo is printed on the front of the unit. Product ID number B00LRK8EVO, B00LRK8HJ8, B00LRK8I7O, B00LRK8IV0, B00LRK8JDC or B00ZQ4JQAA is printed on the back of the unit.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled power banks and contact Amazon for instructions on how to return the unit and receive a full refund. All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm.

Incidents/Injuries:

Amazon has received 53 reports of the power banks overheating in the U.S., including one report of chemical burns due to contact with battery acid and four reports of property damage, including fire and smoke damage.

Sold At:

Amazon.com, Amazon Bookstores and Amazon Pop-Up Stores from December 2014 through July 2017 for between $9 and $40.

Manufacturer(s):

Guoguang Electric Company Limited, of China

Distributor(s):

Amazon, of Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-728
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:
Golden State Warriors Menorahs
Hazard:

The glue that holds the menorah’s candleholders can melt causing the candleholders and the lit candles to fall off, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Dispose
Recall date:
March 8, 2018
Units:
About 1,800
Consumer Contact:

BDA toll-free at 888-860-6693 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.bdainc.com and go to the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves menorahs given away as promotional items for Jewish Heritage Night at an NBA game for the Golden State Warriors on December 14, 2017. “Golden State Warriors,” “Jewish Heritage Night” and two Stars of David are printed on the front of the menorah. The polyresin menorahs have gold-colored aluminum candleholders on top of decorative basketballs. The center candleholder has an additional decorative basketball basket underneath the ball. The candles resemble basketballs.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled menorahs and dispose of them.  

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the glue melting and causing the candleholder to fall off. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Distributed as a giveaway promotional item to ticketholders for Jewish Heritage Night at an NBA game for the Golden State Warriors on December 14, 2017.

Manufacturer(s):

Mingfeng Crafts Co., of China

Importer(s):

Bensussen Deutch & Associates (BDA) LLC., of Woodinville, Wash.

Distributor(s):

Bensussen Deutch & Associates (BDA) LLC., of Woodinville, Wash.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-727
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:
Husqvarna FS 450 closed course competition motorcycles
Hazard:

The front brake master cylinder piston can crack, resulting in brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 7, 2018
Units:
About 160
Consumer Contact:

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com and click on Service Information, then select Service Check for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2016, 2017 and 2018 Husqvarna closed course/competition motorcycles with 450cc, 4-cycle engines. The motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size FS 450 is printed on both sides of the side panel below the rear of the seat.

Model year 2016 motorcycles will have the letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). Model year 2017 motorcycles will have the letter H in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). Model year 2018 motorcycles will have the letter J in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair which involves installing a new machined aluminum front brake master cylinder piston. Husqvarna Motorcycles is contacting all purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from September 2016 to December 2017 for between $10,000 and $10,500.

Manufacturer(s):

KTM AG, Austria

Importer(s):

KTM North America, Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Distributor(s):

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc., of Murrieta, California

Manufactured In:
Austria
Recall number:
18-726
Name of product:
Mosquito Magnet traps
Hazard:

The recalled mosquito traps can become damaged if cleaning it while powered on with the company’s Quick Clear Cartridge kits and can propel broken pieces of the regulator, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 6, 2018
Units:
About 28,000 in U.S.
Consumer Contact:

Woodstream Corporation toll-free at 877-224-1538 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at consumercare@woodstream.com or online at www.mosquitomagnet.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Mosquito Magnet traps and Quick Clear Cartridge kits. The traps are designed to attract and capture mosquitos and other insects into the vacuum, where they dehydrate and die. The traps connect to a 20 gallon propane tank and measure about 30 to 35 inches tall. They were sold in green or green/gray combination with a black and green plastic stand. “Mosquito Magnet” is printed on the top front of the units. The model name, model number and serial number are printed on the back of the traps. The traps use Woodstream’s Quick Clear Cartridge kits to clean out the nozzle after changing propane tanks.

The following models are included in the recall:

 

Model

Model Number

Serial Number

Independence

MM3200

IN01450- IN01625

Executive

MM3300

EX01444- EX01630

Commander

MM3400

CM01503- CM01621

Patriot

MM4100

PT01438- PT01542

Patriot/Patriot Plus

MM4200

PT0142- PT01642

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the Quick Clear Cartridge kits on recalled mosquito magnet traps and contact Woodstream for a free repair of the regulator hose.

Incidents/Injuries:

There has been one report of damage to the mosquito trap line regulator while using the Quick Clear Cartridge kits. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Home Depot and various hardware and home improvement stores and online at www.mosquitomagnets.com from December of 2014 through December of 2016 for between $330 and $1,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Woodstream Corporation, of Knoxville, Tenn.

Importer(s):

Woodstream Corporation, of Knoxville, Tenn.

Distributor(s):

Woodstream Corporation, of Knoxville, Tenn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-114
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:
Gem 65 8-in-1 multicookers
Hazard:

A manufacturer defect can cause the multicooker to overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall date:
March 1, 2018
Units:
About 104,000
Consumer Contact:

Double Insight toll-free at 888-891-1473 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.instantpot.com and click on “Product Recall” or visit www.gemmulticooker.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers, a multifunctional, programmable cooking appliance, which includes the functions of roasting, baking, stewing, slow cooking, rice cooking, searing/sautéing, steaming and food warming. Instant Pot is printed on the front of the multicookers. Gem 65 8-in-1 and a batchcode of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746 are printed on the rating label on the underside of the product. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled multicookers, unplug the unit and return it to Walmart to receive a full refund or contact Double Insight to receive a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

Double Insight has received 107 reports of overheating, five resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from August 2017 through January 2018 for about $80.

Manufacturer(s):

Foshan Linshine Technology Co., Guangdong, China

Importer(s):

Double Insight Inc., of Canada

Distributor(s):

Double Insight Inc., of Canada

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-110
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:
Monster Moto Classic 212cc mini bikes
Hazard:

The fuel tank venting system can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 22, 2018
Units:
About 1,800
Consumer Contact:

Monster Moto toll-free at 888-698-3508 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at recalls@monstermoto.com or online at www.monstermoto.com and click on Recalls for more information or directly at www.monstermoto.com/recalls .

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model “MM-B212” off-road mini bikes. The recalled bikes have a black powder-coated, gusset-reinforced, welded tube steel frame. Attached to the frame are two pneumatic tires with steel rims that measure 19 inches by 7 inches, a front fork with shocks, front and rear hydraulic disc brakes, and a head light. The bikes are powered by a pull start self-contained 212cc, 7.5 hp gas engine and have a retractable kick stand. The mini bikes weigh 164 pounds and measure 64 inches long by 32.5 inches wide by 36 inches tall. There are two circular “MM 212” decals on the pull start and the transmission cover located on the left and right side of the bikes, a “Monster Moto” decal on the left and right shock absorbers, and an “MM 212” and Monster Moto logo on the left and right frame gussets.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the mini bikes and contact Monster Moto for a free repair kit or to arrange a free repair at an authorized repair center.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 38 reports of gasoline leaks. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Sold At:

Mills Fleet Farm, True Value and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and MonsterMoto.com from October 2017 through January 2018 for between $800 and $850.

Manufacturer(s):

Monster Moto LLC, of Ruston, La.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-106
Name of product:
Yamaha Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs)
Hazard:

The brake cables on the golf cars and PTVs can fail, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 22, 2018
Units:
About 161,000
Consumer Contact:

Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahagolfcar.com and click on the Recall Tab located at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the following model year 2015 through 2018 gas and electric-powered golf cars , PTVs and utility vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label under the seat on the left or right side.

 

Model Name

Model Year

Model Number

Serial Number Range

The DRIVE Models

YDRA

(Gas)

2015

JC0

0600101~0606900

JC2

0200101~0211800

JW8

0500101~0516400

2016

JC0

0700101~0706598

JC2

0300101~0312000

JW8

0600101~0614300

The DRIVE Models

YDRE

(Electric)

2015

JC1

0600101~0603300

JW9

0500101~0518300

2016

JC1

0700101~0703500

JC3

0000101~0004700

JW9

0600101~0618100

The DRIVE 2 Models

DR2A

(Gas)

2017

J0A

0000101~0010100

J0B

0000101~0016900

J0D

0000101~0007200

2018

J0A

0100101~0105300

J0B

0100101~0107287

J0D

0100101~0104700

The DRIVE 2 Models

DR2E

(Electric)

2017

J0C

0000101~0011400

J0E

0000101~0002900

J0J

0000101~0001999

2018

J0C

0100101~0105482

J0E

0100101~0101300

J0J

0100101~0100798

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled Golf Cars and PTVs and contact a local Yamaha Golf Car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 285 reports of brake cables failing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Yamaha Golf Car dealers nationwide from November 2014 through December 2017 for between $5,900 and $7,700.

Manufacturer(s):

Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America, of Newnan, Ga.

Distributor(s):

Yamaha Golf-Car Company, of Kennesaw, Ga.

Manufactured In:
Assembled in United States
Recall number:
18-725
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:
Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters
Hazard:

The bowl base of the fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns while turning off the propane tank after use, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 21, 2018
Units:
About 58,000
Consumer Contact:

Yayi toll-free at 855-600-9294 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by sending an email to customercare@china-yayi.com or online  www.china-yayi.com/ and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU, 30 inch Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters with model number G-FTB51057B and UPC 6944937601579. The fire pit has an antique bronze finish with a natural slate tabletop and a black base that holds a propane tank. The model and UPC are printed on the product’s packaging.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should contact Yayi for a free repair kit which includes a heat shield and installation instructions.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of consumers who were burned while turning off the propane tank after using the gas fire pit.

Sold Exclusively At:

Home Depot stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through November 2017 for about $200.

Manufacturer(s):

Zhejiang Yayi Metal Technology Co., Ltd. dba Yayi, of China

Importer(s):

Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Distributor(s):

Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-104
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.