11 June 2019
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced a recall of the following products made in mainland China.
Light Fixtures. Generation Brands has issued a recall for about 1,200 light fixtures in the United States as well as 30 light fixtures in Canada because the small glass light fixtures can detach from their electrical cord, causing the fixture to fall unexpectedly. The recalled small Stratton pendant light fixtures consist of suspended lights that provide task lighting and general illumination for both consumer and commercial applications. They are 9.2 inches wide and were sold with a glass shade in clear or smoke colour. Recalled item numbers include 700TDSTNPSCB-PAR, 700TDSTNPSKB-PAR, 700TDSTNPSCB-LED27, 700TDSTNPSKB-LED27, 700TDSTNPSCB-LED30, 700TDSTNPSKB-LED30, 700TDSTNPSCY-PAR, 700TDSTNPSKY-PAR, 700TDSTNPSCY-LED27, 700TDSTNPSKY-LED27, 700TDSTNPSCY-LED30, 700TDSTNPSKY-LED30, 700TDSTNPSCB, 700TDSTNPSCY, 700TDSTNPSKB and 700TDSTNPSKY. These products were sold by independent retailers nationwide as well as on-line at build.com, Circa lighting, Lightology, Lumens, Wayfair and Y Lighting from January 2013 through December 2018.
Wall Plug Adapters. Apple Inc. has announced a recall of some 814,000 wall plug adapters because they can break and expose the metal portion of the adapter, posing an electric shock hazard. This recall involves three-prong AC wall plug adapters included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit sold before February 2015. The kits contained three-prong and two-prong AC wall plug adapters that fit different electrical outlets worldwide. The recalled adapters were made for use primarily in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong and were also sold with Mac computers and iOS devices. Recalled adapters are white with no letters on the inside slot where they attach to an Apple power adapter, while redesigned adapters are white with grey on the inside portion that attaches to the power adapter. These products were sold at Apple stores and other home electronics stores nationwide, as well as on-line at Apple.com, from January 2003 through January 2015.
Climbing Sticks. Xtreme Outdoor has announced a recall of about 1,165 climbing sticks because they can break due to a bolt failure on the centre step, posing a fall hazard and risk of serious injury. This recall involves XOP climbing sticks used to climb trees with XOP and model number XOP-LMO4-SR printed on the box. These sand ripple green climbing sticks have three climbing steps and are about 36 inches tall. They were sold in a four-pack presentation at Webb’s Sporting Goods and TrailCam stores nationwide, Scheel’s in Omaha (Nebraska) and Overland Park (Kansas), and on-line at XOPoutdoors.com from November through December 2018.