Release date: April 23, 2014
Release number: 14-155

Release Details

WASHINGTON D.C. – Winter is finally giving way to warmer weather. This means kids are playing outside and adults are firing up their grills and working on their lawns. Now would be a good time to check on whether any of your summer products were recalled this past winter. Check out the list of recalled products below. To check other products for safety issues, go to



Recall Press Release


Char-Broil Recalls Patio Bistro Gas Grills


69,300 units in U.S. and 1,900 in Canada


The electronic ignition on the grill can ignite unexpectedly, posing a burn hazard.

Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries




102,000 units


A brass rivet can fall out of the sno-cone machine’s ice-shaving cylinder and into a sno-cone, posing a risk of injury to the mouth or the teeth.

Toro Recalls TimeMaster and TurfMaster Lawn Mowers


34,500 units in United States and 1,600 in Canada


The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby.


Solowave Recalls Home Playground Tube Slides with Port Holes


10,800 in the United States and 9,900 in Canada


The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Sterling Rope Company Recalls Sewn Cords


9,200 in the United States and 480 in Canada


Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard.

Nationwide Industries Recalls Trident Pool Gate Latches



2,500 units


The magnet contained in the striker portion of the latch assembly can come loose, preventing the latch from securing a gate.

Horizon Hobby Recalls Remote Controlled Model Helicopters




1,980 units United States and 200 in Canada


The tail rotor grip used for securing the tail rotor blade to the tail rotor hub can separate and release from the helicopter, posing a risk of a crash and injury hazard.

Gas Trimmers Recalled by efco


1,400 units in the United States and 166 in Canada


The muffler on the trimmer’s engine can break during use and pose a fire hazard.

Nantucket Distributing Recalls Clay Bowl Outdoor Fireplaces



1,200 units


When fire is lit, pieces of the clay fireplace bowl can blow off of the bowl posing impact and burn hazards

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