Product Recalls and Alerts for August 2019
Even though China is in a Trade War with the US, Retailers and importers have increased the number of products they are bringing into the US in advance of the Christmas Holiday shopping season and to above tariffs that will be imposed after the shopping season is over.
In August of 2019, the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued 27 product recalls. Read on to see the complete breakdown.
Super Jumper Recalls Trampolines Due to Fall and Injury Hazards Manufactured in Canada
BRP Expands Recall of Snowmobiles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) Manufactured in Canada
Southwire Recalls Electrical Outlet Boxes Due to Fire Hazard Manufactured in China
Crate and Barrel Recalls Push Walkers Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards Manufactured in Taiwan
SAMpark Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Manufactured in India
Norwex Recalls Rubber Brooms Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert) Manufactured in China
BRP Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert) Manufactured in Canada
Happy Plugs Recalls Wireless Headphones Due to Burn Hazard Manufactured in China
Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard) Manufactured in China
At Home Recalls Shag Rugs Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Fire Hazard Manufactured in China
Kirkland’s Recalls Chests of Drawers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards Manufactured in China
Whirlpool Recalls Glass Cooktops with Touch Controls Due to Burn and Fire Hazards Manufactured in USA
Decathlon USA Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death Manufactured in France
Rite Aid Recalls Folding Patio Chairs Due to Fall Hazard Manufactured in China
Pearhead Recalls Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys Due To Choking Hazard Manufactured in China
RH Recalls Children’s Chairs and Stools Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban Manufactured in India
RH Recalls Turkish Robes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Manufactured in Turkey
Of the 27 recalls in the month of August 20 were imports. The USA had 7 recalls. Of those 27 imported product recalls 11 were from China. Canada had 3. India had 2 and Taiwan, Slovenia, France and Turkey all had 1 product recalls.