All Fiscal Year 1981 Recalls

A complete list of all product recalls from fiscal year 1981.
  • December 03, 1981

    Consumers Warned That Four Million Plastic Lamps May Pose Electrocution Hazard

    Three firms today alerted consumers that approximately four million plastic table lamps if misused or carelessly handled may pose a risk of eIectrocution or electrical shock.

  • November 17, 1981

    Baby Crib Brackets Recalled

    A voluntary recall of the brackets used on approximately 98,000 baby cribs for suspending the springs was announced today by the Questor Juvenile Furniture Company of Los Angeles, California, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • October 19, 1981

    Approximately 17,000 Portable Cribs Recalled

    Approximately 17,000 portable cribs are being recalled by the Questor Juvenile Furniture Company, of Piqua, Ohio, because the bottom of the cribs may separate from the sides, allowing an infant to fall to the floor.

  • October 13, 1981

    Sears Recalls Terry Cloth Bathrobes

    Approximately 160,000 men's terry cloth bathrobes are being recalled by Sears, Roebuck and Co. of Chicago, Illinois, because the fabric may burn rapidly if ignited after repeated washing and drying. The 100 per cent cotton robes were sold through Sears stores from Fall 1977 through Spring 1980.

  • October 13, 1981

    Seat Attachment Parts To Be Replaced On 120,000 Exercise Bikes

    Beacon Enterprises, Inc., of Yonkers, N.Y., is conducting a program to replace the seat-attachment hardware on more than 120,000 stationary exercise bikes because of reports that some customers failed to follow the assembly instructions properly and were seriously injured when the metal seat post unexpectedly broke through the seat.

  • October 05, 1981

    Approximately 8,000 Chain Saws Recalled

    The McCulloch Corporation, of Los Angeles, California, is voluntarily recalling approximately 8,000 "Electramac" electric chain saws imported to the U.S. from Canada since April, 1981.

  • August 03, 1981

    Smoke Detectors Recalled

    Some Commercial and residential battery-operated photoelectric smoke detectors sold since 1979 under the brand names of Chloride Pyrotector, Archer, Masterguard, Vanguard, Vantage I and Protect-er Systems are being recalled because a potentially defective electronic microchip may prevent the alarm from sounding in the presence of smoke.

  • June 09, 1981

    Carbon Monoxide Gas Hazard Prompts Repair Program For Mobile Home Furnaces

    A program to repair as many as 55,000 liquid propane and natural gas furnaces used in mobile homes is being conducted by the manufacturer because the furnaces may pose a risk of death or poisoning by leaking carbon monoxide gas if portions of the vent system corrode.

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