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Recalls

August 04, 2022
Hazard:

The miter saw’s rear safety guard can break or detach, posing an injury hazard due to projectiles that can strike the user and bystanders and a laceration hazard to the user who could come into direct contact with the saw blade.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled miter saws and contact DeWALT for details on how to receive a free repair kit or to take their saw to a DeWALT service center for a free repair. DeWALT is directly contacting all known purchasers.

Units:

About 1,364,000 (In addition, about 118,600 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 990-6421
August 04, 2022
Hazard:

The teal-colored guard on the recalled hedge trimmer’s shear blade is missing, posing a laceration hazard to users.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cordless hedge trimmers and contact Makita U.S.A. Inc. for a free repair. Makita will provide consumers with a merchandise return label to ship the trimmers back to the firm for the free installation of a new blade guard. The firm will return the repaired trimmer with a teal-colored guard on the blade. 

Units:

About 2,600 

July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The markings on the outside of the bottles contain levels of lead that exceeds the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled glass baby bottles. Contact NUK for information on how to return the recalled baby bottle and receive a full refund. Consumers can register for a kit to return the baby bottles for free at www.recall.nuk-usa.com. Astir Care (Amazon seller) is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Units:

About 100 (In addition, 77 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (888) 685-1238
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The ceramic pulleys used in the recalled Switchblade and Drifter kiteboarding kites can cause the bridle line connection to break, which reduces performance in steering and control of the kite, causing the kiteboarder to lose control of the kite, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Switchblade and Drifter kite sailing kites and contact the place where purchased, an authorized dealer or Adventure Sports for a free replacement kit with installation instructions for the kites. Consumers will receive a replacement kit to make the repair, or can request vendor assistance to replace the pulley. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly regarding the recall.

Units:

About 1,950

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 399-5734
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

A fuse in the ATV’s electrical system can fail during operation, which can result in sudden loss of engine power and headlights, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles to arrange for a free repair.  Textron will send consumers instructions along with a replacement 20 Amp fuse, and a new label for the fuse box. Consumers can also bring the vehicle to an authorized repair shop or dealer to have the repair performed free of charge. Textron is contacting all known purchasers.

Units:

About 1,750 (In addition, about 550 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (888) 525-6040
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The motorcycle’s connecting rod can break, posing crash and injury hazards.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled closed course competition motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM, Husqvarna or GASGAS Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair, which involves replacing the CDI box. KTM is contacting all known purchasers. 

Units:

About 3,310

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (888) 985-6090
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The recalled transceivers may not switch from SEND mode into SEARCH mode. If this were to occur, the device would not be able to locate a skier in an avalanche, which could result in severe bodily harm or death if the skier is buried under snow.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled transceivers and perform a safety check to verify if the device can switch into Search Mode by following instructions on this website. If the devices are not working properly, please contact Black Diamond to receive a prepaid shipping label to return the recalled transceivers for a free repair or a replacement device.

Units:

About 76,300 (In addition, about 21,300 were sold in Canada) (Pieps DSP Sport, DSP Pro, and DSP Pro Ice avalanche transceivers were previously recalled on April 12, 2021).  

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (866) 306-0865
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The molded plastic drain pan located at the bottom of the evaporator coil can overheat, melt and deform, posing a fire hazard.

 

Remedy:

Consumers should contact Daikin Comfort Technologies Manufacturing, L.P. (DCT) to determine whether your unit is included in this recall and to register for the free repair by a qualified technician. DCT is contacting all registered consumers where records indicate their gas furnace system is subject to the expanded recall.

 

Units:

About 298,300 (In addition, about 44,000 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (888) 520-0579
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

The fabric playhouses and play tents fail to meet an industry flammability standard for these products, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled playhouses and play tents away from children, stop using them and contact Epoch Everlasting Play for a full refund or free replacement product.

Units:

About 251,600 (In addition, about 37,200 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 631-1272
July 28, 2022
Hazard:

Water can leak into the recalled underwater communication device during a dive and penetrate into the battery pack, causing the battery circuit board to short and ignite after the dive, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Powercom, MilCom and RBLi-4 communication devices, remove the battery and contact the firm to receive a free battery pack that has been sealed to prevent water leakage. The firm will provide instructions for properly disposing lithium-ion batteries according federal and state regulations. 

Units:

About 500 (In addition, about 36 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 550-1984
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