EPI ID: 
67504
Name of product:
Residential zero turn riding mowers
Hazard:

An incorrect routing of the fuel line can cause it to wear and leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 8, 2018
Units:
About 7,100
Consumer Contact:

Husqvarna toll-free at 877-257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recalls@husqvarna.com or online at www.husqvarna.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Husqvarna® and Poulan Pro® brand residential zero turn riding mowers with a Briggs & Stratton twin cylinder engine. They were sold in orange/black and yellow/black colors. On the Husqvarna models, “Husqvarna” is printed on the side of the mowers. On the Poulan Pro models, “Poulan Pro” is printed on the front of the mower. The model number and serial number are printed on the left-hand rail frame in front of the left rear drive wheel. The following models are included in the recall.

 

Brand

Model Number

Model Name

Serial Number Range

Husqvarna

967638401

Z242F

070117C001001 through 110717C999999

Husqvarna

967271501

Z246

Husqvarna

967271401

Z246

Husqvarna

967323901

Z246i

Husqvarna

967262401

Z248F

Husqvarna

967324101

Z254

Husqvarna

967680901

Z254F

Poulan Pro

967331001

P54ZX

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zero turn mowers and contact Husqvarna to arrange for a free inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Badcock & More, Lowe’s and other home centers, hardware stores, and Husqvarna Equipment Dealers nationwide and on online at Badcock.com, Lowes.com and other websites from July 2017 through December 2017 for between $2,500 and $3,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-095
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Kohler gasoline engines
Hazard:

The engines have a faulty fuel cap, which can allow over-pressurization in the fuel tank, posing a risk of a fuel leak and fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 6, 2018
Units:
About 24,000
Consumer Contact:

Kohler Engines toll-free at 877-333-3948 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at EngineFieldService@kohler.com or online at www.kohlerengines.com and click on “Contact” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kohler gasoline engine models SH265, CH245, CH255, CH270, CH395, CH440, and ECH440. The engines are used in a variety of outdoor power equipment including log splitters, generators, wood chippers, stump grinders, pressure washers, water pumps and snowbrushes and were also sold separately. Model numbers, spec numbers, serial numbers, and build dates are printed on a silver label attached to the lower-right side of the engine.

 

Engine Model

Serial Number Range

Spec Number

Build Dates

SH265

4728550948 through 4732118148

SH265-3140

SH265-3143

SH265-3011

SH265-3128

SH265-3142

SH265-3136

SH265-3132

between 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017

CH245

4731015018 through 4731015028

CH245-3152

CH255

4728230828 through 4731916008

CH255-3152

CH255-3163

CH270

4729141788 through 4729141838

CH270-3184

CH395

4728404818 through 4732437218

CH395-3149

CH395-3021

CH395-3041

CH395-3185

CH395-3189

CH395-3188

CH440

4728315318 through 4732420848

CH440-3021

CH440-3134

CH440-3149

CH440-3197

CH440-3031

CH440-3029

CH440-3041

CH440-3154

CH440-3158

CH440-3204

ECH440

4730606738 through 4732420858

ECH440-3011

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using products with the recalled engines and contact Kohler to schedule a free repair. Kohler is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Authorized Kohler and original equipment manufacturers, distributors and dealers and online at www.HomeDepot.com and other websites in December 2017 for between $625 and $4,950 with the product and for between $260 and $690 sold separately.

Manufacturer(s):

Kohler Engines, of China

Importer(s):

Kohler Engines, of Kohler, Wis.

Distributor(s):

Kohler Engines, of Kohler, Wis.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-721
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptops (5th Generation)
Hazard:

An unfastened screw can damage the battery causing ovearheating, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
February 6, 2018
Units:
About 78,000 (In addition, about 5,500 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Lenovo Services at 800-426-7378, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or an authorized Warranty Services Provider or online at https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL or www.lenovo.com and click on Products and Services to access the recall section.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves 14 inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation laptops. They were sold in silver and black. The product name “5 th Generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon,” the machine type 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3 or 20K4 and the serial number or S/N are printed on the bottom of the laptop. Laptops manufacture dates from 16/12 through 17/10 (for December 2016 through October 2017) are included in the recall. The manufacturing date codes can be found on the bottom of the laptop.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately visit https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL to see if their laptop is included in the recall and for assistance in locating the nearest authorized repair center for inspection and repair. If the laptop is included in the recall, stop using it immediately.

Incidents/Injuries:

There have been no reports of overheating in the United States.

Sold At:

Lenovo.com, CDW, Insight, Connection, Zones, and to other PC resellers from December 2016 through November 2017 for between $1,100 and $2,600.

Manufacturer(s):

Lenovo PC, of Hong Kong

Importer(s):

Lenovo Inc., of Morrisville, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-094
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Lithium-ion batteries for HP notebook computers and mobile workstations
Hazard:

The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
January 4, 2018
Units:
About 50,000 (in addition, 2,600 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

HP toll-free at 888-202-4320 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 or www.hp.com and click “Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves lithium-ion batteries for HP Notebook computers and mobile workstations.  The batteries were shipped with or sold as accessories for HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), HPx360 310 G2, HP Envy m6, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11, HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and Studio G3) Mobile Workstations. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation or for any of the products listed above.    

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately visit www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall and for instructions on how to enable “Battery Safety Mode” if their battery is included in the recall. The website provides consumers instructions on how to initiate the validation utility to check their battery and what to download if their battery is included in the recall. These batteries are not customer-replaceable. HP will provide free battery replacement services by an authorized technician.

Incidents/Injuries:

HP has received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring, including three reports of property damage totaling $4,500 with one report of a minor injury involving a first degree burn to the hand.

Sold At:

Best Buy and other stores and authorized dealers nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com, www.hp.com and other websites. The batteries were shipped in notebook computers and mobile workstations sold from December 2015 through December 2017 for between $300 and $4,000. The batteries were also sold separately for between $50 and $90.

Importer(s):

HP Inc., of Palo Alto, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-077
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Honda portable generators
Hazard:

The carburetor can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 21, 2017
Units:
About 34,000
Consumer Contact:

American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://powerequipment.honda.com/ and click on “Recalls and Updates” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Honda portable gasoline generators with model numbers EB2800i and EG2800i. The recalled portable generators have a red front cover and a black metal frame. The EB2800i has a silver-colored control panel and the EG2800i has a black-colored control panel. “HONDA” and the generator model number are printed on the control panel. The serial number is located on a lower black metal frame towards the rear of the generator. The following model numbers, serial numbers and production date ranges are included in this recall:

 

Model

Serial Number Range

Production Date Range

EB2800i

EAAA -1000037 thru 1015421

2016/07/31 -2017/09/19

EG2800i

EABA -2000047 thru 2020152

2016/07/29 -2017/09/20

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 38 reports of fuel leakage from the generators. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2016 through November 2017 for about $1,150.

Manufacturer(s):

American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Distributor(s):

American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-072
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic Christmas Trees
Hazard:

The AC power adapter can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
December 21, 2017
Units:
About 1,700
Consumer Contact:

Melville toll-free at 866-503-6395 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bitsandpieces.com and click on Product Recalls for more information .

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic indoor plug in Christmas tree. The full foliage branches have fiber optic light strands that change color. Each tree comes with an AC power adapter that is attached to the gold tone colored base that holds the tree in place. The AC power adapter plugs into a standard household outlet. The 18 inch tall tree item number is 43560 and weighs about three pounds. The 31 inch tall tree item number is 43559 and weighs about four pounds. The item numbers can be found on the UPC barcode label on the box.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters, unplug them from the Christmas Tree and contact Melville for a full refund and free shipping. Melville is contacting purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 449 reports of the AC power adapter overheating. There was one injury reported.

Sold At:

Bits and Pieces mail order catalog and online at www.bitsandpieces.com from October 2017 through December 2017 for about $50.

Manufacturer(s):

Yueqing City Island Fiber Optic Christmas Tree Plant, of China

Importer(s):

Melville Direct LLC, of Dedham, Mass.

Distributor(s):

Melville Direct LLC, of Dedham, Mass.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-707
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Home Life mattresses
Hazard:

The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 19, 2017
Units:
About 6,200
Consumer Contact:

Superior Importers toll-free at 833-502-2500 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at Superiorimporters@gmail.com or online at www.superiorimporters.com and click on Contact Us for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Basic 6-inch and Basic 8-inch models Home Life mattresses sold in twin, full, queen and king sizes. Recalled matresses are ivory with tan and gray. “Made For: Superior Importers company, 502 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901”is printed on a white tag located on the top side near the foot of the mattress.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mattresses and contact Superior Importers or the place of purchase for instructions on receiving a free mattress cover to bring the mattress into compliance with the federal standard.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At:

Amazon.com from May 2016 through May 2017 for between $50 and $150.

Manufacturer(s):

ABEST Technology Co., Ltd., of China

Importer(s):

Superior Importers, LLC, of New Brunswick, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-065
Name of product:
Portable Inverter Generators
Hazard:

The portable generators can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 7, 2017
Units:
About 4,500
Consumer Contact:

MWE Investments toll-free at 855-944-3571 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@wpowereq.com , or online at www.westinghouseportablepower.com and click on “Product Safety” located at the top of the page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used to power appliances, cell phones or other electronic devices. The iGen2500 has a bright blue plastic cover and has “Westinghouse iGen2500” printed in white lettering on the side and on the front of the generator. The Westinghouse iPro2500 has a plastic gray cover. “Westinghouse iPro2500” is printed in white lettering on the side and front of the generator. The number of watts is also printed on the side. It reads 2200 Running Watts and 2500 Peak Watts. The generators measure about 20 inches long by 18 wide inches by 11 inches tall. They weigh about 49 pounds.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact MWE Investments to arrange for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received four reports of the recalled generators overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Online at Amazon.com, apelectricgenerators.com, Climate Right.com, Homedepot.com, Houzz.com, Menards.com, PowerEquipmentDirect.com, and Walmart.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for between $580 and $600.

Importer(s):

MWE Investments of Columbus, Ohio

Distributor(s):

MWE Investments of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-055
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Power adapters for outdoor Arlo cameras
Hazard:

Water can leak into the weatherproof connector on the power adapter and cause a short circuit, melting, and overheating, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
December 5, 2017
Units:
About 7,300 (In addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Netgear toll-free at 866-243-0513 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arlo.com and click on the recall tab at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves all model VMA4700 NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adapters that were sold separately as aftermarket accessories for the Arlo, Arlo Pro and Arlo Go wire-free outdoor cameras. This recall only involves the VMA4700 aftermarket model sold separately. The model number “VMA4700” can be found on the packaging. The part number, 332-10985-01, is marked on the back of the adapter. The black adapter comes with a weatherproof connector on one end and an adapter on the other end. “Arlo” is printed on the front of the adapter. The cord measures about eight feet long.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters, unplug them from the camera and contact Netgear for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received seven reports of the power adapter cord melting and overheating, resulting in one fire. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Fry’s electronics stores nationwide and online at Frys.com and Amazon.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $20.

Importer(s):

Netgear Inc., of San Jose, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Netgear Inc., of San Jose, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-047
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 700
Consumer Contact:

Salvage World toll-free at 888-726-9603 from 10 a.m. 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.salvageworldllc.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Smart Balance Wheel self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboard were sold in black, white, red, or blue.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Salvage World for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a battery pack catching fire and/or exploding in Mississippi in 2017 resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Salvage World stores in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $150.

Retailer:

Salvage World, of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Recall number:
18-034