EPI ID: 
67504
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 the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
6, 2016
Units:
About 25,000
Consumer Contact:

Hype Wireless toll-free at 866-449-7186 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hyperoam.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Hype Roam brand self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. Roam brand hoverboards were sold in black, red and blue. Roam is printed on a sticker attached to the undercarriage of the scooter.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled product and contact Hype Wireless to exchange their hoverboard for a free UL-compliant replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

Hype Wireless has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard overheating and smoking. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Sold At:

Bed Bath and Beyond, Sports Chalet, VMZ Enterprises LLC and Trans World Entertainment stores nationwide and online from November 2015 through January 2016 for about $500.

Manufacturer(s):

Hype Wireless Ltd, of Edison, N.J.

Importer(s):

Hype Wireless Ltd, of Edison, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-217
Name of product:
Recreational off-highway vehicles
Hazard:

The front door can open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in use, posing a risk of injury to occupants.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
10, 2016
Units:
About 3,300
Consumer Contact:

American Honda toll-free at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.powersports.honda.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all models of the 2014 Honda Pioneer 700 recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV). ROVs are motorized off-road vehicles with a steering wheel, gas and brake pedals, bucket or bench seats, seat belts and an occupant protection structure. The recalled vehicles came in two-seat and four-seat models and were black with camouflage, olive or red hood and trim pieces. "HONDA" is on the front grill and rear tail gate. "Pioneer 700" appears on a tab on the sides of the vehicle just behind the driver's and front passenger's seats.  The model and serial numbers are on a certification label affixed to the top rear of the driver's side front wheel well. The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:

 

Model Number

Serial Number Range (All begin with 1HF)

Number of Seats

SXS 700M2 2AC

VE0225E4000006 to VE022XE4006304

2

SXS 700M2 4AC

VE0284E4000003 to VE0284E4001202

2

SXS 700M4 AC

VE0204E4000013 to VE020XE4006849

4

SXS 700M4 3AC

VE0268E4000004 to VE0269E4001503

4

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local authorized Honda dealer to schedule an appointment to have the original front door striker plates removed and replaced, free of charge.

Incidents/Injuries:

Honda has received one report of an unexpected door-release incident during a dealer set-up of the vehicle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

"

Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from February 2016 through April 2016 for between $14,000 and $17,200.

"

Manufacturer(s):

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

Importer:

American Honda Motor Company, of Torrance, Calif.

Manufacturer:

American Honda Motor Company, of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
U.S.A.
Recall number:
16-741
Name of product:
Freestanding Steel Outdoor Fireplaces
Hazard:

The decorative bronze powder coat finish on the fireplace chimney can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
8, 2011
Units:
About 20,000 in the United States and 400 in Canada
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Sunjoy toll-free at (877) 343-5651 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.sunjoydirect.com/fireplacerecall.html Consumers can also email the firm atfireplacerecall@sunjoydirect.com

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves "Garden Treasures Living" steel outdoor fireplaces with a bronze finish chimney and slate colored accents. The wood burning fireplace is approximately 24 inches deep by 35 inches wide and 57 inches tall, has two glass doors and a tile back inside. Item number 0027705 and model number L-OF082PST-3 are printed on the front page of the product's instruction manual. No other "Garden Treasures Living" brand outdoor fireplaces are included in this recall.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the fireplace and contact Sunjoy to obtain a free replacement chimney and chimney cap.

Incidents/Injuries:

Sunjoy has received 14 reports of the chimney's decorative powder coat finish catching fire, resulting in one report of melted siding. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Lowe's retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through November 2010 for about $300.

Manufacturer(s):

Sunjoy Industries Group Limited, of Steubenville, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-157
Name of product:
Ryobi Model HP 1802M Cordless Power Drills
Hazard:

The switch on the cordless drill can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
14, 2010
Units:
About 455,000
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Ryobi Customer Service at (800) 597-9624 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.ryobitools.com.

Recall Details

Description:

The Ryobi Model HP 1802M cordless drill is powered by an 18 volt rechargeable NiCad battery. The drills are blue and black in color with “Ryobi” appearing in red and white on the left side. The model number can be found on a white label on the right side of the drill.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drill, remove the rechargeable battery and contact Ryobi to receive a free replacement drill.

Incidents/Injuries:

Ryobi has received 47 reports of the drills overheating, smoking, melting or catching fire, including 12 reports of property damage to homes or vehicles. Two of the incidents involved minor burns from touching an overheated switch.

Sold At:

Home Depot from January 2001 to July 2003 for about $100.

Importer(s):

Ryobi Technologies Inc., of Anderson, S.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-009
Hazard:

"The Ottoman Bed mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers."

Remedy:
New Instructions
Replace
Recall date:
1, 2010
Units:
"About 3,000"

Recall Details

Description:

"

This recall involves mattresses sold as part of PBteen Ottoman Beds with registration number CA -31586(TW). These are multifunctional ottomans that can be used to sit or sleep. The ottoman can be turned into a twin-sized bed. They were sold with a cover in stone, navy, ivory or pink. The ottoman cover has a tag that reads ""PBteen"" and a label with registration number CA-31586(TW).

"

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact PBteen to receive a free mattress cover that will bring the mattress into compliance with the flammability standard.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

PBteen catalog and website from August 2008 through November 2009 for about $300.

Importer(s):

"

PBteen a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

"

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
10-727
Hazard:

"A paint used to finish the exterior shell may catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers."

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
23, 2009
Units:
"About 1,250"

Recall Details

Description:

"

The recalled fireplace is made of black metal with wire mesh sides, a black metal cap and chimney, and a metal grate with two (2) accessory tools.

"

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the fireplaces immediately and return them to their local Badcock store or place of purchase.

Incidents/Injuries:

W.S. Badcock Corporation has received one report of the exterior shell catching fire. No injuries were reported.

Sold At:

Badcock Home Furniture &more and Badcock Home Furnishings Center stores from September 2008 to November 2009 for about $300.

Manufacturer(s):

"Fujian Minhou Minxing Weaving Co. Ltd, of China"

Distributor(s):

"

W.S. Badcock Corp., of Mulberry, Fla

"

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
10-714
Name of product:
GE Zoneline Air Conditioners and Heaters
Hazard:
An electrical component in the heating system can fail, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
14, 2011
Units:
About 90,600
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact General Electric toll-free at (866) 918-8771 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall

Recall Details

Description and Models:

This recall involves GE Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and packaged terminal heat pumps manufactured between January 2010 and March 2011, and are most often used in apartment buildings and commercial space. The GE logo is affixed to the control panel door. Serial and model are printed on the rating plate. Consumers will need to remove the front panel to locate the model and serial information. The following models and serials are included in this recall:

BrandModel Number (Begins with)Serial Number (Begins with)
GE AZ41, AZ61 AT, DT, FT, GT, HT, LT, MT, RT, ST, TT, VT and ZT
 
AV, DV and FV
 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the air conditioning and heating units in the heat mode and contact General Electric to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

General Electric and Sharp have received four reports of incidents involving smoke and/or fire with the air conditioning and heating units. In two of the reported incidents, fire extended beyond the air conditioning and heating unit, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

General Electric authorized representatives and HVAC distributors nationwide from March 2010 through March 2011 for between $1,000 and $1,200.

Manufacturer(s):
Sharp Corp., of Osaka, Japan
Distributor(s):

GE Appliances and Lighting, of Louisville, Ky.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-247
Name of product:
GE Zoneline® Air Conditioners and Heating Units
Hazard:
Moisture from outdoor air can accumulate near the unit's heater when the unit is operated with the vent door continuously open. This, along with two shorted electrical components, can create an electrical ground path and arcing, posing a risk of fire.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
3, 2015
Units:
About 33,500
Consumer Contact:

GE toll free at 866-723-2697 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.geappliances.com/products/recall or www.geappliances.com and click the Recall Information tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves GE Zoneline Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and heating units with listed serial numbers. These units are most often used in hotels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces. The GE logo is affixed to the control panel door. Units with the following models and serial numbers are included in this recall:

 

Brand

Model Prefix

Serial Number (Begins with)

 

 

 

GE

AZ40E09E

AZ41E07E

AZ41E09E

AZ41E12E

AZ41E15E

AZ61H07E

AZ61H09E

AZ61H12E

AZ61H15E

 

AT, AV, AZ, DT, DV, DZ, FT, FV, FZ, GS, GT, GV, GZ, HT, HV, HZ, LT, LV, LZ, MT, MV, MZ, RT, RV, RZ, ST, SV, SZ, TT, TV, TZ,  VS, VT, VV, VZ, ZS,  ZT,  ZV, ZZ

 

 

The model and serial numbers are printed on the rating plate that can be seen after removing the front panel. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should contact GE to schedule a free repair. Do not operate the PTAC unit with the external vent open while awaiting a free repair. Property maintenance personnel should remove the unit's front panel and locate the vent door control lever at the left side of the Zoneline unit to ensure the lever is in the closed position.

Incidents/Injuries:

GE has received three reports involving smoke and/or fire associated with the unit's heater resulting in about $30,000 of property damage. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold At:

GE authorized representatives and HVAC distributors nationwide from January 2010 through December 2013 for between $1,000 and $1,200.

Importer(s):

GE Appliances, of Louisville, KY  

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-025

The phone number and monitoring hours for Kenmore branded products changed on August 31, 2020.

Name of product:
Kenmore oscillating fan heaters
Hazard:

Broken motor mounts can cause the units to overheat, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
15, 2014
Units:
About 42,500
Consumer Contact:

Contact Transform for Kenmore brand products toll-free at (800) 659-7026 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kenmore oscillating fan heaters with model number 127.90914310. The model number and Kenmore are printed on a silver sticker on the bottom of the unit.  The fan heaters are gray and white, measure about 12 inches tall by 9 inches wide, have two dials at the top for temperature and fan speed and a red on-off button on the front base. Kenmore is printed on the front bottom of the fan heaters.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled fan heaters and contact Transform for Kenmore brand products for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Sears and Kmart have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of smoke inhalation and one report of a blister to a consumer's finger.

Sold At:

Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from September 2013 through November 2013 for between $35 and $40.

Importer(s):

Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Importer:

Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-080

NOTE: Consumers who participated in the March 2011 recall should contact the firm to see if a new repair is required.

Name of product:
Dirt Bikes
Hazard:

The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
12, 2012
Units:
About 4,300 (This recall was first announced in March 2011)
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, please contact Baja Motorsports toll-free at (888) 863-2252 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bajamotorsports.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model DR50 and DR70 Baja dirt bikes with vehicle identification number (VIN) beginning with "L98," the letter "B" as the 10th character of the VIN and having a yellow dot or line marked on or near the VIN. The model number and VIN are located on the product data plate, which is located on the side of the "goose neck" - where the handle bars meet the body of the bike.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dirt bikes and contact Baja Motorsports to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 16 reports of fires from leaking fuel, including two reports of minor burns to consumer's legs and one report of a minor burn to a consumer's finger. Ten of the reported incidents, including two of the burn injuries, were received after the March 2011 recall announcement.

Sold At:

Pep Boys and other motor sports stores nationwide from December 2010 through January 2012 for between $450 and $650.

Importer(s):

Baja Inc. d/b/a Baja Motorsports, of Anderson, S.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-150