Archive for the ‘Defective Products’ Category

Cuisinart Food Processor Recall

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Cuisinart has announced that they will be recalling about 25,000 7-cup Food Processors after receiving a report of a consumer who was hit by a piece of the plastic casing which was shattered by the slicing disc. The shredding blade can come loose and break the cover of the processor, which in turn can pose harm to the consumer.

Those who have purchased any of the following nine models of Cuisinart food processors are encouraged to stop using the product immediately and contact Cuisinart to have replacement parts sent. The recall includes models: MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR or MFP-107WS. The model number can be found on the underside of the food processor.

Consumers should contact Cuisinart at (877) 339-2534. Lines are open weekdays from 7am to 11pm and 9am to 5pm on weekends. Cuisinart recall information can also be found online at, click on “recall” for additional information.

Baja Mini-Bike Recall

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Baja Motorsports is recalling 23,000 MB200 gas-powered “mini-bikes” because the front fork can become disconnected from the wheel causing danger of fall and crashing to riders. The mini-bike may also be called the WR96 or WR200. The company has received 13 documented reports of this malfunction. Consumers should stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Baja Motorsports for a free repair.

Baja Motorsports can be reached at (888) 863-2252 from 8am to 5pm weekdays, or online at

Avalanche Airbag Recall

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Backcountry Access is issuing a nationwide recall for their avalanche airbags for faulty trigger assembly. The airbags are intended to keep the skier, snowboarder, or mountain climber safe in the event of an avalanche.  Lot letters A-E are being recalled, the lot letter is located on the trigger handle of the airbag.

Consumers can contact Backcountry Access (BCA) at 800-670-8735, Mon-Fri.  8am-5pm or online at  All purchasers should stop using product immediately.

Dorel Juvenile Group Recalls Child Seats

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Dorel Juvenile Group is recalling certain Safety 1st Complete Air LX, Safety 1st Complete Air SE, Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite, and Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3 in 1 convertible products for child restraint systems. The rear facing belt path installation arrows are incorrect and could be potentially interpreted as pointing toward the forward facing vehicle belt path location. If the child seat is not installed properly, the child may be injured in the event of a crash.

DJG will notify registered owners and provide free label kits consisting of modified labels which will correct the vague and possibly improper instructions.

Cellino & Barnes – Morphine Sulfate Recall

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

A voluntary recall was issued today for one lot of Ethex Morphine Sulfate 60 mg Extended Release tablets. The manufacturer discovered that some pills sold since April 16, 2008 may be twice as thick as they are supposed to be and contain double the morphine. This could lead to life-threatening risks of a morphine overdose.

To learn more click on Morphine Recall

Cellino & Barnes – Toyota Recalls 400,000 Prius and other Hybrid Cars

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Toyota has recalled more than 400,000 Prius and other hybrid cars to replace software that controls the antilock braking system. There have also been several wrongful death Toyota lawsuits filed.  Read more.

Toyota – Product Recall – Prius Update

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering a recall of its popular 2010 Prius hybrid in the U.S. and Japan to address complaints about slipping brakes after transportation authorities in both countries ordered investigations.

In the United States, the Transportation Department began its investigation after receiving 124 complaints about the 2010 model. The complaints allege temporary loss of braking ability when traveling over uneven road surfaces, potholes or bumps.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will lead the investigation.

Read more.