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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.

July 22, 2021
Hazard:

The weld between the brake pedal pivot bracket and the EPS mounting bracket can separate, which can result in a loss of brake function, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and if needed, a free repair.  Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.

Units:

About 1,400 (In addition, about 130 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” for more information.  In addition, check your vehicle identification number “VIN” on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

July 22, 2021
Hazard:

A raised edge on the machined surface of the turbocharger castings can result in an oil leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair.  Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.

Units:

About 1,700 (In addition, 90 units were sold in Canada) (Some of these vehicles were previously recalled in May 2021).

Consumer Contact:

Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” or https://www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check your vehicle identification number “VIN,” or go to the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls or online at https://www.polaris.com/en-us/recalls/off-road/.  

July 22, 2021
Hazard:

The stock CVT air intake can become completely obstructed with snow causing the drive belt to overheat and break, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using track kits on the recalled vehicles in snow conditions and contact a Can-Am dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Units:

About 34,400

Consumer Contact:

BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, online contact form at https://www.brp.com/content/canam-offroad/en_CA/form/contact-us.html or at https://can-am.brp.com/off-road/us/en/ and click on “Owner Zone” and then “Safety Recalls. BRP is contacting all purchasers directly.

July 21, 2021
Hazard:

The soldering within the lithium-battery pack housing can allow the wiring to detach and cause the unit to overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the recalled lithium-battery pack from the earmuffs and contact American Outdoor Brands for disposal instructions in accordance with local laws and to receive free replacement alkaline batteries; including shipping.

Units:

About 13,740 (In addition, about 88 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

American Outdoor Brands toll-free at 877-416-5167 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT on Fridays, email support@caldwellshooting.com, or www.caldwellshooting.com/recall or www.caldwellshooting.com and click on the “Recall” link under the “Customer Service” at the bottom of the page for more information. 

July 21, 2021
Hazard:

In windy weather, the flame can be directed to the rear of the unit, which can melt the “tip switch” safety shut off feature at the rear of the heater. This poses a risk that the heater will not turn off if it tips over and poses a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tank top propane heaters and return them to their local Harbor Freight Tools store for a full refund of the purchase price, plus applicable tax, in the form of a Harbor Freight Tools gift card. Harbor Freight Tools is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Units:

About 350,000

Consumer Contact:

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

July 21, 2021
Hazard:

The fan’s lithium ion battery can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rechargeable handheld fans and contact Rite Aid for a full refund.

Units:

About 9,780

Consumer Contact:

Rite Aid at 800-748-3243 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, or online at www.riteaid.com and click on “Customer Care” at the bottom of the page and then “Product Recalls” for more information.

July 15, 2021
Hazard:

Wood stored under the unit can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Arroyo or Hideaway Wood Burning Fire Pits and contact Real Flame to arrange for removal of the fire pit in exchange for a full refund. Real Flame is contacting all known purchasers directly.

 

Units:

About 700 (In addition, about 81 in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Real Flame at 800-654-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.realflame.com and click “Support” for more information.

July 14, 2021
Hazard:

The rear shock spring on the bicycles can become stuck, creating a pinch point between the spring and the seat, posing a risk of injury, or causing the bicycles to stop unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and bring them to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a free repair or a full refund. Consumers can also contact Academy Sports + Outdoors for a replacement shock and repair instructions or to receive a pre-paid shipping label to return the bicycle for a full refund.

Units:

About 3,860

Consumer Contact:

Academy Sports + Outdoors toll-free at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT daily, email at customerservice@academy.com, or online at www.academy.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

July 14, 2021
Hazard:

The feet on the Winnie the Pooh rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattle away from young children and contact Walgreens for a full refund.

Units:

About 54,000

Consumer Contact:

Walgreens at 800-925-4733 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or online at www.walgreens.com and click on “Contact Us” at the bottom of the page for more information.

July 08, 2021
Hazard:

The unit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact ECHO for instructions on how to obtain a free repair. ECHO is contacting all known purchasers directly. 

Units:

About 3,700

Consumer Contact:

Echo at 800-432-3246 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.Echo-USA.com and click on Support-Help for more information.

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