Archive for July, 2014

Brooks Furniture Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The recall includes two styles of Brooks Furniture glider rockers 1529P and 1529V-LM.  The 1529P glider rocker with a maple wood frame with blue fabric upholstery, and the 1529V-LM glider rocker with a maple wood frame with beige vinyl upholstery and a locking mechanism to disengage the glider. Both recalled chairs have the style number and manufacture date between 1/1/2011 and 12/31/2012 printed under the chair’s seat.

Brooks Furniture has received 29 reports of the chairs spindles separating or loosening on the base of the glider rockers, however no injuries have been reported. If you have one of these gliders, you should stop using the glider rocker and contact Brooks Furniture to receive a replacement base at no cost.  These gliders were sold exclusively through Kaplan Early Learning Co. nationwide from October 2011 to December 2012 for about $390 to $540, depending on the style.

Reebok-CCM Recalls Hockey Goalie Throat Collars Due to Laceration Hazard

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The recalled Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Hockey Goalie Throat Collars that are black with white trim with “Reebok” is embroidered at the base of the collar. Affected products have the model number K101SR TCPRE or K101JR TCPRE located on the label sewn on the inside of each throat collar pad and on the outside of a polybag in which the product was sold at retail stores.

Reebok-CCM has received no reports of product-related injuries or complaints from consumers or retailers.  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled throat collars and contact their local hockey dealer to return the product for a full refund or replacement. Consumers may also contact Reebok-CCM for information on how to return the product directly to Reebok-CCM for a replacement or full refund.  These collars were sold at retail stores nationwide from April 2012 through May 2014, for about $50 for the SR model and $40 for the JR model.

Stile Recalls Tern Folding Bicycles: Frames Can Crack and Cause Falling Hazard

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The recall involves Link Uno, Link D7i, Link D8, Link P9, Link P7i, and Link P24h models of Tern brand adult folding bikes. These six models were sold in black/blue, black/green, black/grey, black/red dark grey/light grey, grey/orange and white/pink color combinations. “Tern” is printed on the front end of the top tube and on other portions of the frame. The model name is printed on the middle of the top tube. Recalled bicycles have a 10-character alphanumeric serial number that begin with either AI1133 through AI1137 or AI1151 through AI1213 stamped on the bottom bracket shell of the bike. An alphanumeric service tag number is located on the front of the seat tube and this number can be used to determine if the bicycle is affected by going to the firm’s website.

No incidents or injuries reported in the U.S. Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and contact Stile or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free replacement frame and have it installed at no cost or they can upgrade their bike to one of three designated models at an additional cost. These were sold exclusively at authorized Stile/Tern dealers nationwide from November 2011 to April 2014 for between $600 and $1250.

Trane Recalls Air Conditioning Systems Due to Shock Hazard

Monday, July 28th, 2014

This recall involves 37 models of Trane XB300 and American Standard brand Silver SI split system outdoor cooling units. The units are gray and have a black grated front. The units were sold in two sizes: 25.5 inches deep by 23.5 inches wide by 28.83 inches tall and 28.83 inches deep by 28.48 inches wide by 29.28 inches tall. The Trane or American Standard logo is affixed to the front and model numbers are printed on the silver nameplate on the back of the unit. Models included in the recall are:


*15th digit present on actual units is not represented on this list.

No injuries have been reported. If you have one of these air conditioning units immediately turn off the cooling unit via the main breaker switch and check the model information. Consumers with recalled systems should contact Trane or their installer/service dealer for instructions on scheduling a free inspection and repair. These devices were sold through Trane and American Standard independent distributors and dealers nationwide from February 2010 to March 2014 for between $890 and $1,000.

Coravin Recalls Wine Access System Due to Laceration Hazard

Friday, July 25th, 2014

All Coravin™ 1000 Wine Access Systems are being recalled. The system uses a hollow needle to penetrate a wine bottle cork and allow wine to be dispensed without removing the cork.

Coravin has received 13 reports of bottles breaking, including one in which a bottle burst into four pieces and resulted in an injury involving two chipped teeth and a laceration that required stitches. In four of those cases the bottles cracked and leaked, and in eight of the cases the bottles broke into two pieces.

If you have one of these devices, you should immediately stop using it. Contact Coravin for a free repair kit that includes a neoprene wine bottle sleeve. The wine access system should not be used on wine bottles with any damages or flaws. This product was sold on the company website and other online retailers and at wine shops from July 2013 to June 2014 for about $300.

Scott & Trek Bicycles with SR Suntour Front Forks Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The SR Suntour front forks on 13 models of Scott and 11 models of Trek 2011, 2012 and 2013 bicycles are being recalled.

The following Scott bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled:

Model Name(s) Model Year(s) and Color SR Suntour Fork
Sportster 10 Men 2011 (black/white/gold) NCX
Sportster 10 Solution 2011 (black/white/gold) NCX
Sportster 25 Men 2011 (white/brown/black) NCX
Sportster 25 Solution 2011 (white/red/orange) NCX
Sportster 30 Men 2011 (grey/white)
2012 (white/black/grey/gold)
Sportster 30 Solution 2011 (black/white/grey) NEX
Sportster 55 Lady 2011 (black/white/gold)
2012 (white/purple)
Sportster 55 Men 2011 (black/white/orange) NEX
Sportster X30 Men 2013 (black/white/grey/red) NEX
Sportster X30 Solution 2013 (black/blue/grey) NEX
Sportster X40 Men 2013 (black/white/blue) NEX
Sportster X50 Men 2013 (grey/white/black) NEX
Sportster X50 Lady 2013 (white/grey) NEX


Scott has received one report of a broken SR Suntour fork. No injuries were reported. Consumers with recalled Scott bicycles should take them to an authorized Scott dealer for a free repair of the NEX model or a free replacement lower fork for the NCX model. These were sold at bicycle stores nationwide from October 2010 to November 2013 for between $450 and $1,100.

The following Trek bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled:

Model Name(s) Model Year(s) SR Suntour Fork
8.3 DS 2012 and 2013 NEX
8.4 DS 2012 and 2013 NRX
8.5 DS 2012 and 2013 NRX
8.6 DS 2013 NRX
Cali 2013 XCM
Marlin and Marlin SS 2011 XCT
Marlin 2012 and 2013 XCM
Marlin SS 2012 XCM
Montare 2011 NRX
Neko SL 2012 and 2013 NRX
Utopia 2011 NRX
Wahoo 2011 XCM
Wahoo 2012 and 2013 XCT










Trek has received 28 reports of broken forks. Five injuries have been reported, including minor bruises, a separated shoulder and broken bones. Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles. Consumers with recalled Trek bicycles should take them to an authorized Trek dealer for a free repair of NEX, XCM and XCT models or a free replacement of the NRX model.  These Trek bikes were sold in bicycle stores nationwide between May 2010 to June 2014 for between $600 and $1,370.


Julie Vos Women’s Scarves Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Two prints of Julie Vos women’s scarves are being recalled. The scarves are 100 percent modal fabric and were sold in two prints, Anchor and Sierra. Anchor was sold in three colors, including blue, green and orange. Sierra was sold in four colors, including raspberry/magenta, orange/peach, cream/gray and blue/purple. The scarves measure 75 inches long by 45 inches wide. Julie Vos is printed on a tag sewn into the back of the scarf.

There has been one incident of a shawl catching fire. No injuries have been reported.  Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled scarves and contact Julie Vos to arrange to return the scarves for a full refund. Julie Vos will provide a pre-paid postage label for shipping.  These scarves were sold at specialty boutiques nationwide and online from January 2014 through February 2014 for about $165.

Napoleon Fireplace’s Wolf Steel Propane Gas Fireplaces Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

This recall involves Napoleon Fireplace’s Wolf Steel Propane gas fireplaces with the model numbers GD3200-P (flush glass front) and GD3200B-P (with bay window). The fireplaces are black and approximately 33 inches tall and 31.25 inches wide with gold accent designs on the top and bottom of the outside of the product. The model numbers can be found in the center of the rating label. The rating label is located on the base of the fireplace behind the lower louvered access door.

Wolf Steel has received one incident report from Canada where the glass shattered resulting in cuts to the face and neck that needed medical attention.  No incidents were reported in the U.S.  If you or a loved one have ever suffered from a personal injury such as this, contact one of our personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles or New York today!

Consumers should stop using the recalled fireplaces and contact their local Napoleon Fireplace Hearth Dealer to arrange a service call to have a free upgrade kit installed on their fireplace. A qualified gas appliance technician must install the upgrade kit.  These fireplaces were sold at Hearth Fireplace specialty stores nationwide from August 1992 through May 2001 for about $1,500.

Roland Recalls Digital Pianos, Could Cause Electrical Shock

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Roland is recalling model RD-800 Electronic Digital Pianos due to an electrical shock hazard. The recalled product is an electronic piano keyboard that is 55 inches wide, 14.5 inches deep and 5.5 inches high. It is black and has 88 black and white keys. The front of the piano has a control panel with a color liquid crystal display (LCD) in the center. Pianos within the following serial number ranges are being recalled:

Z6D0015 to Z6D0019

Z7D0174 to Z7D0423

Z8D1 056 to Z8D1255

Z9D2131 to Z9D2333

The serial number and model number are on a data plate on the right side of the rear of the piano between the XLR output connectors and the AC IN connector.

Roland received one report of a consumer connecting the power cord to an XLR output jack. No injuries have been reported.  Consumers should immediately stop using the pianos, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and the piano. Contact Roland U.S. for a free repair kit or to locate an authorized dealer or service center to have the repair kit installed free of charge.  The digital pianos were sold at American Musical Supply Inc., Cascio Interstate, Full Compass Systems Ltd, Guitar Center Inc., Kraft Keyboard Center, Musicians Friend Inc., Sam Ash Inc. and Sweetwater Sound Inc. stores nationwide from January 2014 to April 2014 for about $3,000.

Winco Recalls Canister Shell Fireworks Kit Due to Impact and Burn Hazards

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Around 4,500 Winco Contraband 24 firework kits with canister shells and firing tubes are now being recalled. When fired, the shell can blow a hole in the tube. Each kit contains 24 60-gram shells with fuses attached and four fiberglass firing tubes with wooden bases. The kit came in a brown cardboard box about 28 inches tall, 9 inches wide and about 5 inches deep. The front of the box has the words “Contraband 24,” “24 Cannister Shells,” “Maximum Powder Load” printed in black and red.

The front also has a warning label stating the product should only be used under close adult supervision and outdoors. Model number JP-933 is printed on the left front of the box above the warning. The back of the box has color photos and descriptions the effect each shell should create.

Winco has received two reports of the firing tubes being too narrow, including one of a shell blowing up in a tube and causing minor cuts and burns to the legs of a store employee.  If you have purchased these stop use immediately and return them to the place of purchase to receive a full refund.  These fireworks were sold at Pyro City and other fireworks retailers from February 2014 to June 2014 for about $80.