7 Nov 2018
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Fantasia Accessories Ltd. has recalled about 22,500 slap bracelets because their metal wristband can pierce the protective fabric and expose sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to young children. This recall involves children’s furry critter plush slap bracelets in panda, unicorn and heart designs. The recalled bracelets are made of a metal band covered with a protective fabric. These bracelets were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and on-line at Target.com in July 2018.
CFMOTO Powersports Inc. is recalling approximately 1,800 recreational off-highway vehicles because the throttle pedal can be pushed past the throttle stop and not return to the idle position, posing a crash hazard. This recall involves 2018 ZFORCE 500 Trail, 2018 ZFORCE 800 Trail and 2018 ZFORCE 1000 SSV CFMOTO recreational off-highway vehicles with 500 cubic centimetres to 1,000 cubic centimetres four-cycle engines. The recalled ZFORCE vehicles have “CFMOTO” stamped on the front grille, a “CFMOTO” decal on the bottom of the cab frame and a “ZFORCE” decal located on each side of rear box compartment. CFMOTO ZFORCE vehicles were sold in orange, blue, red and grey. The vehicle identification number is located on the right-side frame rail just forward of the right rear tyre. These vehicles were sold by CFMOTO dealers nationwide from January through July 2018.
Black & Decker has recalled some 641,000 hammer drills in the United States as well as about 18,000 hammer drills in Canada because the side handle sold with the drill can slip or break, leading to a loss of control of the tool. This recall involves side handles supplied with Porter-Cable brand model PC70THD ½ Inch VSR 2-Speed hammer drills, Black & Decker brand model DR560 ½ Inch drill/drivers, and Bostitch brand models BTE140 and BTE141 ½ Inch hammer drills. The side handles are made of black plastic and attach to the drill to help provide stability. The Porter-Cable hammer drills are grey with red accents, the Black & Decker drill/drivers are orange with black accents, and the Bostich hammer drills are yellow with black accents. These products were sold at The Home Depot, Lowe’s, major home and hardware stores nationwide, and on-line at Amazon.com and other on-line retailers from January 2010 through July 2018.
MCS Industries Inc. has issued a recall for about 15,400 medicine cabinets because the mirror can detach from the cabinet door, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves Glacier Bay bi-view medicine cabinets, which are 30 inches wide by 26 inches high and contain a silver bevelled mirror. Only medicine cabinets that have one-piece, plastic brackets for the inside shelves are included in this recall. These medicine cabinets were sold exclusively at The Home Depot stores nationwide and on-line at homedepot.com from January through August 2018.