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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.

May 13, 2021
Hazard:

The products contain sodium and potassium hydroxide, which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.  In addition, the label on the products violates the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA) by omitting the word “poison” and other mandatory information on the packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children.  Contact The Lye Guy for free replacement child resistant packaging and a new label.  All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm.

Units:

About 32,000

Consumer Contact:

The Lye Guy collect at 315-436-6560 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email thelyeguy@gmail.com or online at www.thelyeguy.com and click on Recall Information on the left side of the homepage for more information.

May 13, 2021
Hazard:

The snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hThe snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hand vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.and vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using their recalled vehicles immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair.  BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Units:

About 2,400 (In addition, about 3,000 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, or online at www.ski-doo.com and click on “Owner Zone” and then “Safety Recalls” for more information.

May 13, 2021
Hazard:

The products contain sodium hydroxide, which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.  In addition, the label on the products violate the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA) by omitting the word “poison” and other mandatory information on the packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children.  Contact Alliance Chemical for a free replacement child resistant packaging and label to put on the product.  Alliance Chemical is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Units:

About 960

Consumer Contact:

Alliance Chemical collect at 512-365-6838 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, email support@alliancechemical.com, or online at www.alliancechemical.com and click on Recall Notice at the bottom of the page for more information.

May 13, 2021
Hazard:

The vehicles were manufactured without copper seal washers on the turbocharger’s oil supply line, which 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 notified all dealers and contacted registered owners directly.

Units:

About 32

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 “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/

May 12, 2021
Hazard:

An incorrect engine ignition coil and flywheel can lead to hard starting and engine kick back, posing an injury hazard to the operator.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled log splitters and contact an authorized Briggs & Stratton dealer for a free inspection and repair.

Units:

About 19,630 (In addition, 362 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Briggs & Stratton at 800-999-9444 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.briggsandstratton.com and hover over “Support,” then click “Recalls” for more information.

May 12, 2021
Hazard:

The coin cell battery inside the slap watches can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards to young children.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the slap watches away from children, stop using them and contact Wild Republic for a full refund.

Units:

About 463,000 (In addition, about 75,000 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Wild Republic at 800-800-9678 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at  quality@wildrepublic.com or online at www.wildrepublic.com and click on “Safety Recall” for more information and to complete the online registration form for recall.

May 06, 2021
Hazard:

The electronic power steering (EPS) can malfunction and cause the rider to lose control of the vehicle, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a CFMOTO dealer to schedule a free repair.  CFMOTO is contacting all registered owners and dealers directly.

Units:

About 2,050

Consumer Contact:

CFMOTO toll-free at 888-823-6686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email info@cfmotousa.com or online at www.cfmotousa.com and click on “Customer Care,” then “Vehicle Safety” for more information.

May 06, 2021
Hazard:

The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.

Units:

About 226,000

Consumer Contact:

Kidde toll-free at 844-796-9972 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday or online at www.kiddetsalarmrecall.rsvpcomm.com or www.kidde.com and click on “Support” and then “Product Alerts” for more information.

May 05, 2021
Hazard:

The touchscreen on the treadmill can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled treadmills and contact Peloton for a full refund or a free repair, which includes a free service visit to securely affix your touchscreen to the treadmill.

Units:

About 1,050 (In addition, about 5,400 in Canada)

Consumer Contact:

Peloton toll-free 866-679-9129 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET on weekends or online at www.onepeloton.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

May 05, 2021
Hazard:

Adult users, children, pets and objects can be pulled underneath the rear of the treadmill, posing a risk of injury or death.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Tread+ and contact Peloton for a full refund until November 6, 2022. Consumers who return the Tread+ treadmill after that date will receive a partial refund.  Peloton is offering consumers who do not want a refund the option of moving the Tread+ free of charge to a room where children or pets cannot access the treadmill, and is implementing software improvements to the product to automatically lock the Tread+ after each use and prevent unauthorized access by assigning a 4-digit passcode that will be required to unlock the Tread+.

Units:

About 125,000

Consumer Contact:

Peloton toll-free at 866-679-9129 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekends or online at www.onepeloton.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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