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Tank top propane heaters are being recalled by Harbor Freight Tools due to burn hazard

Harbor Freight Tools is recalling about 350,000 One Stop Gardens 15,000 and 30,000 BTU Tank Top Propane Heaters. In windy weather, the flame can be directed to the back of the heater, which can melt the “tip switch” safety shut off feature at the back of the heater. Read more →

Folding metal chairs and barstools are being recalled by Cheyenne Products due to fall hazard

Cheyenne Products is recalling about 795,000 Mainstay folding metal padded chairs and barstools. The weld attaching the legs to the seat bottom can break, posing a fall hazard. The firm has received 41 reports of incidents of the weld breaking, resulting in 19 injuries, including four reports of fractures and... Read more →

Smoke and combination smoke/CO alarms are being recalled by Kidde due to potential failure

Kidde is recalling about 226,000 TruSense smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms. The alarms can fail to alert consumers to a fire. No incidents or injuries have been reported. This recall involves Kidde TruSense smoke alarms and combination smoke/CO alarms. Read more →

Stop using three models of adult portable bed rails due to asphyxiation risk, safety agency warns

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning consumers to immediately stop using three models of adult portable bed rails manufactured by Bed Handles Inc. These models – AJ1, BA10W, and BA11W – can create an entrapment hazard and pose a risk of asphyxia to users. Read more →

Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots are being recalled by Verizon due to fire and burn hazards

Verizon is recalling about 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots. The lithium ion battery in the hotspots can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Verizon has received 15 reports of overheating, including six reports of fire damage to bedding or flooring and two reports of minor burn injuries. Read more →

Consumer Reports recommendations on specific products to be easily available to consumers before they buy autos, other products in new program

Consumer Reports is launching CR Recommended, a program to bring Consumer Reports recommendations easily to consumers before they buy autos and other products. When consumers shop online, at a dealership, or in a store, they’ll see a “CR Recommended” mark for products. Read more →

HR platform frames are being recalled by Global Home Imports due to serious injury hazard

Global Home Imports is recalling about 82,000 HR platform frames. The HR platform frames can collapse, posing a crush hazard that can result in severe injury or death. The firm has received 100 reports of HR platform frames collapsing. No injuries have been reported. Read more →

Seminar tables recalled by Lifetime Products due to injury risk

Lifetime Products is recalling about 43,000 6-foot Seminar Tables. The brace arms can fail to lock the table legs into place and the table can collapse, posing an injury risk to consumers. Lifetime Products has received a report from a consumer on 11 tables with the brace arms not properly locking into place. Read more →

Accent tables with charging receptacles are being recalled by Jimco Lamps due to shock hazard

Jimco Lamps is recalling about 99,000 J Hunt Home and J Hunt and Co. Accent Tables With Charging Receptacles in the U.S. and about 11,000 in Canada. The charging receptacles and/or USB ports in the tables can have an electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity. Read more →