Archive for March, 2014

Pain Free By Nature Reumofan Plus Recall

Friday, March 21st, 2014

“Reumofan Plus” Tablets produced by Pain Free By Nature have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared pharmaceutical ingredients: methocarbamol and diclofenac. Use of this product could result in serious and life-threatening injuries. Reumofan Plus, was recalled after the FDA discovered that the product packaging failed to indicate active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Reumofan Plus is used as a treatment for muscle pain, arthritis, osteoporosis, bone cancer and other conditions. Reumofan Plus was distributed nationwide through sales on www.painfreebynature.com.

If you have suffered medical harm or any kind of injury from using this product, contact a New York personal injury lawyer for a free consultation.

Purchasers of Reumofan Plus are urged to return all unopened bottles to; Pain Free By Nature, LLC, Attn: Nilsen, 211 West 11th Street, Harper, KS, 67058. Refunds will be mailed immediately following processing. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (719) 235-8864, Monday thru Friday, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00p.m. MST.

Oregon Freeze Dry Inc. Dried Fruit Recall

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Kirkland Signature’s “Real Sliced Fruit” dried fruit packages have been recalled due to salmonella contamination. The product is made exclusively for Costco Inc, by Oregon Freeze Dry Inc. recall began on March 8th. Customers likely to have purchased the product have been contacted by mail or phone. The product has been removed from all Costco stores. No cases of salmonella have thus been reported.

If you have gotten sick or suffered injury from this product, contact a personal injury lawyer.

Consumers can contact Oregon Freeze Dry Inc. at 1-888-641-2933, or email recall@ord.com

Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System has been recently recalled. The system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam, releasing stored pressure. The pressure can lift the lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards.

Flushmate has received three reports of the units included in this recall bursting, resulting in property damage. Consumers should immediately stop using the Flushmate III system, turn off the water supply, flush the toilet to release the internal pressure and contact Flushmate at (800) 303-5123 to request a free repair kit. If you have indeed been injured as a result of this product, immediately contact a personal injury lawyer in your area.

Bodum USA Recalls Coffee Presses due to Laceration and Burn Hazards

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Sold exclusively at Starbucks, the Bodum rose gold glass coffee press has been recalled. The glass carafe can fall out of the metal frame, and plastic base of the coffee press can break or shatter, posing as a laceration or burn hazard.

Bodum has received 14 reports of the glass carafes breaking or shattering when the coffee press plastic base separated from the metal frame. There have been four reports of injuries; two lacerations and two burns.

Consumers should stop using the recalled coffee presses immediately and return them to the Starbucks store where purchased or contact Bodum at (855) 378-6864 for a full refund.

Pottery Barn Recalls Chandeliers due to Injury Hazard

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

The Oversized Morovian Star Pendant Chandeliers have been recalled from Pottery Barn due to risk of injury. The joints can fail to support the weight of the pendant causing it to fall.

Pottery Barn has received three reports of the pendant’s chandeliers mirrored glass detaching from the metal fixtures and falling, however no injuries have been reported. Be proactive before this could result in a personal injury of your own.

Consumers should immediately clear the area under the chandeliers and have them removed. Contact Pottery Barn at (855) 849-2202 for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

 

Playtex Recalls Pacific Holder Clips Due to Choking Hazard

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Playtex pacific holder clips can crack and a small part can break off,posing a choking hazard to small children. To date 1.25 million units in the United States and 150,000 units in Canada have been recalled.

Playtex has received 99 reports of the holder cracking or breaking, though no children have been injured.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacific holders away from their children and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund. If your child has been injured, don’t hesitate to call Cellino & Barnes today for a free consultation with a personal injury attorney.

Rayovac Flashlights Recalled due to Burn Hazard

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Spectrum Brands has recalled Rayovac flashlights because the product can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight’s plastic, posing a burn hazard. 225,000 units have been recalled in the United States and 7,000 units have been recalled in Canada.

Spectrum has received 12 reports of flashlights overheating and melting during use, however no injury or property damage has occurred.

Consumers should stop using the recalled flashlights immediately, remove the batters and contact Spectrum at (855) 752-6660 for a full refund. You can browse through a list of our defective product cases and the settlements we have received for our clients.

Television Wall Mounts Recalled due to Risk of Injury

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Ergotron Interactive Wall Mounts have been recalled from the United States, Canada, and Mexico due to an injury hazard. The weld between the “VESA” style mounting plate and the mounting ring can fail, allowing the monitor or TV to fall.

Ergotron has received three reports of the monitor plate separating from the wall mount system and consumers have even reported property damage as a result. If you have been seriously injured contact a personal injury lawyer.

Consumers should immediately remove the TV/Monitor from the mount and contact Ergotron for a free repair kit.

Fitness Trainers and Ellipticals Recalled due to Fire Hazard

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Johnson Health Tech has recalled the Matrix Ascent Trainer and Fitness Elliptical due to fire hazard. Apparently moisture from user perspiration or cleaning liquids can build up from the power socket on the unit, causing a short circuit.

The company has reported 44 incidents of sparking, smoking, charring and/or melting at the power cord and socket. Remember, defective products are not the fault of the victim. If you or someone you know has been involved in this incident contact a product liability lawyer today for a free consultation.

Exercise facilities should immediately unplug the machines and contact Johnson Health Tech North America at (866) 218-3674 for a free repair.