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Important: CPSC Recall Remedy Notice Due to COVID-19

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details.

It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products.

September 22, 2021
Hazard:

The bottom purge valve on the recalled snorkels can leak, allowing unexpected water entry, posing a drowning hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snorkels and follow the instructions online at www.oceanicsnorkel.com to destroy the product and register for a free replacement snorkel, shipping included.

Units:

About 76,000

Consumer Contact:

Huish Outdoors toll-free at 833-493-1029 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.oceanicworldwide.com and click on “Quality Alerts” for more information.

September 16, 2021
Hazard:

The parking brake catch bracket can wear out and cause the parking brake to fail, posing a crash hazard. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles.  Textron  Specialized Vehicles is contacting all purchasers directly to coordinate a free repair.  Consumers may contact Textron per the information listed below.

Units:

About 6,600

Consumer Contact:

Textron Specialized Vehicles toll-free at 888-525-6040 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at jcook03@textron.com or online, for E-Z-Go at https://ezgo.txtsv.com, click on Owners, then Recall Information, and for Tracker at www.trackeroffroad.com, and click on Recalls at the bottom of the page.

September 16, 2021
Hazard:

The fitting at the back of the heater can fail to be sufficiently tight, causing the heater to leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled propane portable heaters and inspect the heaters with a soapy water leak test per these instructions from Harbor Freight to determine that the fitting at the back of the unit is not leaking. Harbor Freight is contacting all known purchasers directly with updated instructions for use and detailed instructions on how to inspect and tighten the fittings on the heaters if necessary, using the wrench supplied with the product. If leaks persist, after self-inspection and appropriate tightening as needed, contact Harbor Freight Tools for more information.

Units:

About 19,000

 

Consumer Contact:

Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at productcompliance@harborfreight.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage for more information.

September 15, 2021
Hazard:

The hose can swell during use causing gas to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the adapter hose and contact Gas One to obtain a free replacement hose.

 

Units:

About 19,500

Consumer Contact:

Gas One at 800-698-5070 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at info@pricezoneusa.com or online at www.gasone.com and hover over “Read” at the top of page and then click on “News” or at www.gasone.com/pages/contact for more information.

September 09, 2021
Hazard:

The shower bench can collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shower benches and return them to Costco for a full refund. Costco is contacting all purchasers directly.

Units:

About 70,000 (In addition, about 11,317 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Ivena toll-free at 844-818-9388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.ivenainternational.com and click on “Recalls & Product Notices” for more information.

September 09, 2021
Hazard:

The bicycles have handbrakes but no footbrakes. Federal regulations require the bicycles be equipped with both handbrakes and footbrakes. Sidewalk bicycles with handbrakes, but no footbrakes, may present a risk of injury to young children who might not be able to stop the bicycles using handbrakes only.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled bikes away from children and stop using them. Wiggle Ltd. is contacting all purchasers directly and is providing a free replacement wheel with footbrake.

Units:

About 280

Consumer Contact:

Online at www.wiggle.com and click on “Returns” under customer service or www.chainreactions.com and click on “Returning an item” under customer service or email at support@wiggle.com if you purchased your bike from Wiggle, and customerservice@chainreactioncycles.com if you purchased your bike from Chain Reaction Cycles. Include “Vitus 14 and Vitus 16 Kids Bike Recall” in the subject line of your email message, and you will be contacted within 24 hours.

September 09, 2021
Hazard:

The brown trim of the shaving kit bags contains levels of a regulated phthalate that exceed the prohibition of specific phthalates. Banned phthalates are toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled children’s shaving kit and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Units:

About 13,600 

Consumer Contact:

Juratoys US toll-free at 855-665-9287 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@juratoysus.com, or online at www.janod.us and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.

September 09, 2021
Hazard:

The skewer, which connects the Coho XC Cargo Trailer to the bicycle, can shear or bend. This can cause instability of the trailer and the towing bicycle and pose a fall hazard for the bicycle rider.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ballz QR Skewers and contact Burley to receive instructions on how to dispose of the skewer and to receive a free replacement skewer.

Units:

About 2,935 (In addition, about 260 in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Burley at 800-311-5294 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at Burley@burley.com, or online at https://www.burley.com/ballz-qr-skewer-recall/ or at http://www.burley.com and click on the “Safety Recall Information” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

September 02, 2021
Hazard:

The storage tray with cup holders and step can come loose from the tower, posing a fall hazard to the child.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled StepUp Sidekick Learning Tower and contact Step2 for a full refund or a credit on Step2.com of equivalent value or an Amazon gift card, if purchased via Amazon.com. 

Units:

About 1,570 (in addition, about 34 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Step 2 at 800-347-8372 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.step2.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Step2 is notifing all known customers directly.

September 01, 2021
Hazard:

The gasket on the bottom of the dog bowls can come off, leaving an unfinished edge, posing a risk of laceration.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dog bowls and return them to any PetSmart store for a full refund.   

Units:

About 100,300

Consumer Contact:

PetSmart toll-free at 888-839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET or online at www.petsmart.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page or www.petsmart.com/account/contact for more information.

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