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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 29, 2021
Hazard:

An unlocked handle can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the generator is moved, posing finger amputation and crushing hazards. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable generators, unless the locking pin has been inserted to secure the handle in place before and after moving the generator, and contact Generac for a free repair kit. 

Units:

About 321,160 (In addition, 4,575 in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Generac toll-free at 844-242-3493 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.generac.com/handleguard or www.generac.com and click on Important Safety Information for more information.  

July 28, 2021
Hazard:

The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and stop using them. Amazon and/or Tkala Fashion will contact all known purchasers with information on how to receive a refund. If you do not receive communication from either Amazon or Tkala Fashion, contact Tkala Fashion.

Units:

About 6,000

Consumer Contact:

Tkala Fashion email tkalafashion@163.com or online at www.tkalafashion.com and click on “Recall Notice” at the top of the page for more information on how to receive a refund.

July 28, 2021
Hazard:

A plastic rivet can detach from the sandal’s ankle strap, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from children and return the sandals to the place of purchase for a full refund.
 

Units:

About 15,200 (in addition, about 27 pairs were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Birkenstock USA toll-free at 844 505-4055 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET or online at www.birkenstock.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

July 27, 2021
Hazard:

The foam facial interfaces can cause facial skin irritation and reactions including rashes, swelling, burning, itching, hives, and bumps.

Remedy:

Consumers who experience a skin irritation or reaction should immediately stop using the recalled foam facial interface, and all consumers should contact Facebook Technologies to receive a free silicone cover. Facebook Technologies is contacting all Quest 2 users directly.

Units:

About 4 million (In addition, about 172,600 in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Facebook Technologies toll-free at 877-960-0889 anytime, or online at https://www.oculus.com/quest-2/removable-facial-interface-alert or www.oculus.com and click on Support at the top of the page then on the facial interface recall banner for more information.

July 22, 2021
Hazard:

The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or serious injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the voluntary industry standard ASTM F2057-14.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the 5-Drawer Chests and contact Bel Furniture for a full refund with free pick-up of the dresser or consumers can return the drawer slides for free and dispose of the dresser, or for a free installation of tip-over restraints by Bel Furniture. Bel Furniture is contacting all purchasers directly.

Units:

About 90

Consumer Contact:

Bel Furniture collect at 832-358-8899 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at recall@belfurniture.com or online at www.belfurniture.com and click on “Recall Alert” for more information.

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. 

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