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 SaferProducts.gov.

 

Product

Recall Press Release

Hazard

Char-Broil Recalls Patio Bistro Gas Grills

 

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

13-264

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

Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries

 

 

 

102,000 units

14-010

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

14-046

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

14-049

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

14-108

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

14-085

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

14-091

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

14-047

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

14-022

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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