Name of product:
Polaris Phoenix 200 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard:

The throttle limiter can fail due to damage during shipping, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
April 19, 2018
Units:
About 5,600
Consumer Contact:

Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at  www.polaris.com  and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information. In addition, check your vehicle identification number ( VIN ) on the “ Product Safety Recalls ” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model year 2014 through 2017 Phoenix 200 all-terrain vehicles. “Polaris” is stamped on the front grill and on the sides of the ATV seats, and “Phoenix 200” is stamped on the side panels. The ATVs were sold in blue and gray. Model numbers A14PB20AF, A15YAP20AF, A16YAP20AF and A17YAP20A8 are included in this recall. The model number is located on the vehicle frame. To check for recalled vehicles by vehicle identification number (VIN) visit www.polaris.com.  

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Polaris for instructions on how to inspect for a damaged throttle limiter, and, if damaged, to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received nine reports of a damaged throttle limiter, including one report of throttle limiter failure that resulted in minor injuries.

Sold At:

Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2013 through April 2018 for about $3,600.

Manufacturer(s):

Aeon Motor Co., of Taiwan

Importer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
18-144
Name of product:
Petit Collage musical jumbo wooden xylophones
Hazard:

The ball on the end of the toy xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
April 19, 2018
Units:
About 2,900 (In addition, about 240 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Wild & Wolf toll free at 855-215-5879 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.petitcollage.com and click on “Product Safety” or www.wildandwolf.com and click on “Product Safety News” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Petit Collage musical jumbo wooden xylophones. They are musical instrument toys for children. The recalled toy xylophone has a wooden base shaped like the profile of an elephant with five different colored metal keys and a wooden beater stick with a red wooden ball attached to one end. The beater stick measures about 5 5/8 inches long by 3/4 inches wide. “Petit Collage” and “TT.1902.0617” are printed on the bottom back of the xylophone. Only xylophones with this letter/number combination are included in the recall.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy xylophone beater sticks away from children, stop using them and contact Wild & Wolf for a free replacement beater stick.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the ball separating from the beater rod and one report of the ball being loose. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Barnes & Noble, Patina, Urban Outfitters stores and other stores nationwide and online at PetitCollage.com and other websites from August 2017 through February 2018 for about $24.

Manufacturer(s):

Ningbo Tooky Toy Co. Ltd, of China

Importer(s):

Petit Collage, of San Francisco, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Wild & Wolf, of U.K.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-143
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:
Decorative cushions
Hazard:

The cushions can catch fire if exposed to an ignition source, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
April 18, 2018
Units:
About 14,500
Consumer Contact:

Primark toll-free at 617-946-3236 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.primark.com/en-us and click on “Customer Service” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 21 different Primark decorative cushions. The cushions were sold in various colors and shapes, including square, rectangular, heart-shaped, unicorn-shaped, and pumpkin-shaped. The product code is printed on the label attached to the cushion. The product codes listed below are included in the recall

 

Product Code

Color

Style Description

0608803

Pink

TWO TONE SEQUIN

0608804

Mint

TWO TONE SEQUIN

0608805

Black

TWO TONE SEQUIN

0608806

Light Pink

TWO TONE SEQUIN

0608808

White

TWO TONE SEQUIN

0822101

Cream

TWIN PACK PLAIN CUSHION

0822102

Gray

TWIN PACK PLAIN CUSHION

4467001

Cream

PV FUR SQUARE

4467002

Gray

PV FUR SQUARE

4727601

Gray

HY OVERSIZED FAUX HEART

5512101

Cream

ROSEFUR HEART

5512102

Pink

ROSEFUR HEART

5512103

Gray

ROSEFUR HEART

8191201

Pink

GLITTER HEART CUSHION

8191202

Black

GLITTER HEART CUSHION

9752806

Light Pink

PV FUR HEART CUSHION

3685901

Aqua

UNICORN SHAPED CUSHION

4467701

Pink

CG STAR PRINT CUSHION

5912001

Orange

PUMPKIN SHAPED CUSHION

4467201

White

CG SWAN SHAPED CUSHION

8167401

Black

HOME OBLONG CUSHION

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the cushions and return the cushions to a Primark store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None Reported

Sold Exclusively At:

Primark’s eight stores located in the northeastern U.S. from May 2017 through February 2018 for between $5 and $9.

Importer(s):

Primark US Corp., of Boston, Mass.

Distributor(s):

Primark US Corp., of Boston, Mass.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-142
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:
Light sets
Hazard:

The light set’s glass jars can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
April 17, 2018
Units:
About 3,000
Consumer Contact:

Jo-Ann stores toll-free at 888-739-4120 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, email at customer.service@joann.com or online www.joann.com and click on “Recalls” for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Jo-Ann’s battery-operated Maker’s Holiday 10-count LED string light sets. The light sets consist of ten glass jars with white plastic snow and red plastic beads inside and a cork at the top that holds the LED bulb. The light strings measure about 73.5 inches long and have a tag attached with instructions as to how to replace the batteries. Maker’s Holiday is printed on the front of the product packaging and SKU/UPC 1554-7201/603559321277 on the bottom left of the back side of the product packaging.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the light sets and contact Jo-Ann stores for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Jo-Ann has received two reports of glass jars breaking, resulting in cuts that required stitches.

Sold At:

Jo-Ann stores nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018 for about $14.

Manufacturer(s):

Henton Enterprise Co. Ltd., of China

Distributor(s):

Jo-Ann Stores LLC, of Hudson, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-141
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:
Square D brand General Duty 30 & 60A, 120/240-volt, 2-phase and 3-phase NEMA 3R Safety Switches
Hazard:

The power can stay on when the safety switch handle is in the “OFF” position, posing an electrical shock or electrocution hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
April 17, 2018
Units:
About 1,079,000
Consumer Contact:

Schneider Electric toll-free at 877-672-1953 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.schneider-electric.us/gdss-safetyalert or www.schneider-electric.com and click on “Square D” (found under Quick Links) for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Square D brand General Duty 30 & 60A, 120/240-volt, 2-phase and 3-phase NEMA 3R safety switches. The switches are a dark gray metal box with a black handle on the side that can be moved to an “ON” or “OFF” position. The “OFF” position is designed to shut off the flow of electricity. The switches may be used in or around commercial buildings, outbuildings, apartments and homes. They measure about 10 inches by 7 inches by 4 inches. Brand name “Square D”, the ampere of the safety switch and the 120/240-volt or 240-volt marking is printed on a label on the front of the safety switch. The recalled switches were manufactured between January 1, 2014 through January 18, 2018 and have date codes 1401 through 1803. The date codes are in the YYWW format (example: 1401 = year 2014, week 1). The date code of the product can only be found on the inside of the cover and is not accessible if the product is installed and in-service. Only safety switches with the following catalog numbers printed on a separate label on the side are included in the recall:

 

Catalog Number

CD321NRB

D211NRB

D211NRBCP

D221NRB

D221NRBCP

D221NRBUP

D321NRB

D321NRBCP

D321NRBUP

DU221RB

DU221RBUP

DU222RB

DU222RBUP

DU321RB

DU321RBUP

DU321RBCP

DU322RB

DU322RBCP

DU322RBUP

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately inspect installed safety switches by moving the handle to the “OFF” position. If the power stays on when the handle is in the “OFF” position, contact Schneider Electric for a free replacement safety switch and free service support to install the replacement switch. If the safety switch is not installed and included in the recall, contact Schneider Electric for a free replacement safety switch. Instructions on how to inspect the switch can be found at www.schneider-electric.us/gdss-safetyalert.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Authorized Schneider Electric distributor, Home Depot, original equipment manufacturers and others stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and HomeDepot.com from January 2014 through January 2018 for between $40 and $500.

Manufacturer(s):

Schneider Electric USA Inc., of Andover, Mass.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
18-140
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:
2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard:

The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
April 10, 2018
Units:
About 6,500 (In addition, about 2,800 in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at www.can-am.brp.com and click on “Owner Center” and then “Safety” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max all-terrain vehicles equipped with a dynamic power steering (DPS) and a 450 or 570 engine. The vehicles were sold in various colors. The model name is printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is printed on the frame under the seat in the middle and on the frame behind the right front wheel.

 

Model

Colors

2017 Outlander DPS 570 EFI

Yellow, Green, Camo

2017 Outlander DPS 450 EFI

Yellow, Green, Camo

2017 Outlander XT 570 EFI

Yellow, Pure Magnesium

2017 Outlander Hunter Edition 570 EFI

Camo

2017 Outlander XMR 570 EFI

Red, White, Black

2017 Outlander MAX DPS 570 EFI

Yellow, Green

2017 Outlander MAX DPS 450 EFI

Yellow, Green

2017 Outlander MAX XT 570 EFI

Pure Magnesium, Yellow

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 13 reports of broken steering shafts worldwide, including two reports in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2016 through December 2017 for between $6,000 and $9,750.

Importer(s):

BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
18-735
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:
April 4, 2018
Units:
About 350,000
Consumer Contact:

Vornado toll-free at 855-215-5131 from 8 a.m. to 5p.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, including free shipping.

Incidents/Injuries:

Vornado has received 15 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:
18-136
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:
Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010
Hazard:

A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
March 21, 2018
Units:
About 452,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)
Consumer Contact:

Kidde toll-free at 833-551-7739 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves models PI2010 and PI9010 of Kidde dual sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms. “KIDDE” is printed on the front center of the smoke alarm. The model number and date code are printed on the back of the alarm.

 

Model

Date Code

PI9010 (DC/battery powered)

2016 Sep. 10 through 2017 Oct. 13

PI2010 (AC/hardwired)

2016 Sep. 10 through 2017 Oct. 13

 
Remedy:

Consumers should remove the alarm from the wall/ceiling and visually inspect it through the opening on the side of the alarm for the presence of a yellow cap. Consumers should not attempt to take apart the alarm, open the casing, or otherwise remove the yellow cap themselves. If a yellow cap is present, the consumer should immediately contact Kidde to receive instructions and request a free replacement smoke alarm. They should remove and discard the recalled smoke alarm only after they receive and install the replacement alarm. If no yellow cap is present, consumers should reinstall the smoke alarm and no further action is needed.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the yellow protective cap being present on a smoke alarm before it was installed in a consumer’s home. No reports of incidents or injuries as a result of a yellow cap being present have been reported.

Sold At:

Menards, The Home Depot, Walmart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other websites from September 2016 through January 2018 for between $20 and $40.

Manufacturer(s):

Fyrnetics Limited, of Hong Kong

Importer(s):

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, N.C.

Distributor(s):

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-128
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:
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.