Archive for February, 2014

Sears and Kmart Recall Kenmore Fan Heaters due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Friday, February 28th, 2014

New York Boiler has recalled 200 gas-fired hot water boiler units. Reportedly, the air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide.

This recall involves New York Boiler PVGA model cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum. Consumers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or call New York Boiler Company to schedule a free in-home safety inspection and repair. If you have been injured from this product contact a personal injury lawyer today for a free consultation.

Carbon Monoxide Hazard causes New York Boiler Recalls

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

New York Boiler has recalled 200 gas-fired hot water boiler units. Reportedly, the air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide.

This recall involves New York Boiler PVGA model cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum. Consumers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or call New York Boiler Company to schedule a free in-home safety inspection and repair. If you have been injured from this product contact a personal injury lawyer today for a free consultation.

Air Hoses Used with Scuba Gear Recalled Due to Drowning Hazard

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Suunto has recently recalled their Scuba high-pressure air hoses because the hose may leak, leading to a loss of breathing gas underwater, causing a drowning hazard.

There have been no injuries reported due to this product, however users should stop using the product immediately and bring the hose, pressure gauge and dive computer to the nearest Suunto Dive dealer for a free replacement hose. You can find other related swimming accidents and their causes on our website.

Remote Controlled Model Helicopters Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Horizon Hobby has recalled two of their Blade 500 helicopter models retailing in both the United States and Canada. Reportedly, the rotor blade can separate and release from the helicopter posing an injury hazard.

No injuries have been reported at this time; however, consumers should stop immediate use of this product and contact Horizon Hobby at (877) 504-0233 for a replacement tail grip and instructions for installation. If this product has hurt you contact a personal injury lawyer immediately for a free consultation.

Smoke Detectors Recalled Due to Failure to Alert Consumers in a Fire

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

System Sensor has recently recalled about 610 units from their Beam Smoke Detectors. When certain power supplies are used with the smoke detectors, they can fail to send a signal to the fire alarm control panel that sounds the alarm.

Although no injuries have been reported to date, consumers should stop immediate use of this product.  Defective products such as these can be very harmful and dangerous for users. Consumers are instructed to contact System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 to receive free replacement smoke detectors.

Joovy Recalls Zoom Car Seat Stroller Adapter

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Due to fall hazard, the Zoom Car Seat Stroller Adapter has had about 1,500 units recalled by Joovy. Reportedly, adapter clips can loosen on the stroller frame, posing a fall hazard.

The adapters are gray and black plastic clips designed to attach infant car seats to stroller frames. Joovy has received nine reports of incidents involving lose adapters on stroller frames, however no injuries have been reported.

Consumers should stop using these adapters and contact Joovy at (855) 251-0759 for a free repair kit to help assure proper attached to Zoom stroller frames.