Name of product:
Rat tail angle grinders with brake
Hazard:

The on-off switch can lock in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Repair
Recall date:
December 5, 2017
Units:
About 1,100
Consumer Contact:

Metabo toll-free at 844-470-5540 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@metabousa.com or online at www.metabo.com and click on Service for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Metabo 5-inch, 6-inch, and 7-inch rat tail angle grinders with a brake. Recalled models include WEPBA 17-125 Quick RT DS, WEPBA 17-150 Quick RT DS, and WEPB 19-180 RT DS. Serial numbers are from 70300xxxxx to 70700xxxxx. Model numbers and serial numbers are printed on a label on the bottom of the tool behind the red brake band.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled angle grinders and contact Metabo for instructions on how to receive a free repair or a replacement angle grinder.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Industrial, construction, welding supply distributors, including Purvis Industries, WeldStar Co., Pennsylvania Tool Sales and Service, and online at OhioPowerTool.com from April 2017 through October 2017 for about $350.

Manufacturer(s):

Metabowerke, GmbH, of Germany

Importer(s):

Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.

Distributor(s):

Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.

Manufactured In:
Germany
Recall number:
18-053
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:
Camso dirt to snow bike conversion kits
Hazard:

The pin that secures the brake pads can loosen, posing a crash or impact hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 1, 2017
Units:
About 280 (In addition, 316 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Camso toll-free at 866-533-0008 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.camso.co and click on “service and support” for more information

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves model year 2017 Camso DTS 129 kits that are used to convert off road motorcycles or dirt bikes to track and ski vehicles. The kits have a serial number starting with 9025IUEXXXX located on the front right side of the undercarriage . DTS 129 and the Camso logo are printed on the side of the product.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using bikes with the recalled conversion kits and contact an authorized Camso dealer for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

Camso has received 17 reports involving the DTS 129 brake systems not functioning correctly. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2016 through May 2017 for about $4,800.

Manufacturer(s):

Camso Inc., of Quebec, Canada

Importer(s):

Camso Inc. of Quebec, Canada

Manufactured In:
Canada
Recall number:
18-051
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:
Pendant light fixtures
Hazard:

The glass diffuser can detach and fall, posing an impact injury hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
November 30, 2017
Units:
About 4,000
Consumer Contact:

Flos toll-free at 888-952-9541 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Flos at info@flosusa.com , or online at www.flos.com and click on “Romeo Notice to Customers ” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Flos Romeo Moon model S2 and Romeo Louis II model S2 pendant lamps. The model number is printed on a label on the shade. The lamps have an internal glass diffuser covered by a flared glass or crystal shade that suspends from the ceiling by steel wires. Consumers can tell if their lamp is part of the recall by examining the underside of the ring holding the glass diffuser. If this piece is plastic only, it is part of the recall.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should avoid walking under the fixtures until they are repaired. Consumers should contact the firm or the place of purchase for a free repair kit that can be installed by consumers.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Design Within Reach, Lumens, Ylighting, and other lighting stores and online at Flos.com from January 1996 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,900.

Importer(s):

Flos Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
Italy
Recall number:
18-050
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:
Maximum Strength Synodrin Pain Relieving Cream with Lidocaine
Hazard:

The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 30, 2017
Units:
About 56,000
Consumer Contact:

Natural Solutions for Life toll-free at 855-499-6435 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Synodrin.com and click on“About Us” and then “Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled Synodrin Lidocaine Maximum Strength Pain Relieving Cream is in a white jar with a blue label with “ Synodrin Lidocaine Maximum Strength 4% Pain Relieving Cream” printed on the front. The jars measure about three inches in diameter, are three inches tall and weigh about 4 ounces. They were sold in a blue box with yellow letters “Lidocaine” and white letters “Maximum Strength 4% Pain Relieving Cream.” The brand name Synodrin is printed on the jar and the box. The box and jar have UPC code 8 64751 00032 6 printed on the right side.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately place the recalled pain relieving cream out of the reach of children and contact Natural Solutions for Life to obtain a free replacement cap.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Albertsons/Safeway, Giant, Harris Teeter, Meijer, Stop & Shop and Rite-Aid stores nationwide and online at Jet.com and Amazon.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $19.

Manufacturer(s):

Natural Solutions for Life, Inc. of Robinson, Ill.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-049
Name of product:
Clay craft kits
Hazard:

Mold can be present in the clay, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 29, 2017
Units:
About 6,000
Consumer Contact:

Toys“R”Us at 800-869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.toysrus.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves “totally me!” clay craft kits. Model number AD11244 is printed on the bottom of the box. The “totally me!” logo is printed on the front of the craft kit box.

The clay craft kits contain:

  • two bricks of air dry acrylic paints
  • paint brush
  • three sculpting tools
  • plastic rolling pin
  • sponge
  • 19.5” x 15.25” instructional work mat
  • two texture rollers
  • plastic clay cutting tool
  • 12” ribbon
 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled craft kits and return them to Babies“R”Us or Toys“R”Us for a full refund or store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of mold in the clay. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us stores nationwide from January 2017 through October 2017 for about $10.

Importer(s):

Toys“R”Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Distributor(s):

Toys“R”Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-045
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:
Crossbows
Hazard:

The crossbows can fire or discharge unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
November 16, 2017
Units:
About 17,000
Consumer Contact:

PSE at 800-477-7789 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.pse-archery.com. C lick on Product Support for more information. The Return Authorization Form can be used to submit a request for repair.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all FANG XT, FANG LT and THRIVE archery crossbows with serial numbers 2404285-2514039.

Both the Fang XT and Fang LT have a 19 inch wide axle-to-axle bow with a black foot stirrup attached to the front. The Thrive’s bow is 18 inches wide axle-to-axle and has a folding black foot stirrup attached to the front. The Fang XT measurement is about 33 inches from end to end. the Fang LT measures 32 inches and the Thrive measures 32 to 35 inches. The models have split limbs made of fiberglass. Cam pulleys are mounted between the upper and lower halves of both limbs. They have an integrated barrel, pistol grip, and stock made of composite material. The crossbows come with a scope, under-mounted quiver, string stops, a cocking rope, and rail lube. The PSE logo and model names are on an emblem mounted above the trigger housing on the left and right sides of the crossbows. They are also printed onto the front of each limb. The serial number is on the bottom of the trigger grip.The model number can be found on the product hang tag and on the box. The Fang XT and LT come in Mossy Oak Country & Skullworks 2 camo and muddy girl colors. The Thrive comes in Mossy Oak Country.

Model Model Numbers

Fang XT

01295CY and 01295S2

Fang LT

01303CY, 01303MG, and 01303S2

Thrive

01312CY

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows and return them to Precision Shooting for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

PSE has received six reports of the crossbow firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery and other archery and hunting sporting goods stores nationwide and online at PSE-archery.com from October 2016 through August 2017 for between $300 and $500.

Importer(s):

Precision Shooting Equipment Inc., of Tucson, Ariz.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
18-038
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 standards for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 15, 2017
Units:
About 1,700
Consumer Contact:

Wholesale Fireworks toll-free at 855-534-3473 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT any day, or email wholesalefireworkscheyenne@yahoo.com .

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Toxic artillery rockets, Boom Box aerial shells and Detonator firecrackers.

 

Product

Quantity in Package

Product Description

UPC code/Model

Price

Toxic artillery rockets

Toxic Rockets were sold in a hanging package of six artillery rockets.

“Toxic” is printed on the rockets and on the top cardboard information label on the top of the package. The packaging has a red dragon on it surrounded with a black flame.

No model or UPC number

About $90

Boom Box aerial shells

Boom Box aerial shells were sold in a package of six.

The aerial shells measure about five inches high with their tube. “BOOM BOX” is printed on the aerial shells, tube and packaging. The fireworks are red with green fuses and measure about two inches high.

UPC code 820151600047 is printed on the top panel of the box.

About $13

Detonator firecrackers

Detonator firecrackers were sold in a package of 20, in two single columns of 10 brown and orange firecrackers with purple tissue paper by the fuse.

“Detonator” is printed on the firecrackers and on the package.

Model number FP5 is printed on the product. UPC number 201615861653 is printed on the back of the retail package.

About $50

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact Wholesale Fireworks for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Wholesale Fireworks stores in Wyoming from June 2017 through August 2017 for between $13 and $90.

Distributor(s):

Wholesale Fireworks Inc., of Laramie, Wyo.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-035
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 700
Consumer Contact:

Salvage World toll-free at 888-726-9603 from 10 a.m. 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.salvageworldllc.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Smart Balance Wheel self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboard were sold in black, white, red, or blue.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Salvage World for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a battery pack catching fire and/or exploding in Mississippi in 2017 resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Salvage World stores in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $150.

Retailer:

Salvage World, of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Recall number:
18-034
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact:

Dollar Mania toll-free at 844-333-4457 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online on the Dollar Mania Facebook page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Sonic Smart Wheels self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model number S-01 or SBW666SL printed on the bottom of the unit. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion batteries. The hoverboards were sold in black, blue, green, red, white and yellow and have an “S” printed in the center of the wheel caps.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Dollar Mania for instructions on returning the hoverboard to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard catching fire in Louisiana in 2017 resulting in approximately $40,000 of property damage to a consumer’s home. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Dollar Mania stores in Bossier City and Shreveport, Louisana from August 2015 through December 2016 for about $200.

Importer(s):

Dollar Mania, of Bossier City, La.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-032
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 100
Consumer Contact:

Tech Drift at 800-491-0264 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or email techdriftmyk@gmail.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Tech Drift self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboards were sold in black and white.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Tech Drift for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Online at www.techdrift.com and www.amazon.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $400 and $500.

Importer(s):

Tech Drift, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-031