11 May 2018
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Briggs & Stratton has recalled some 201,000 surface cleaners in the United States as well as about 5,400 surface cleaners in Canada because the surface cleaner’s spray bar can break and detach from the central hub, causing broken pieces to strike consumers. This recall involves 3000 PSI Briggs & Stratton and Craftsman branded pressure washer surface cleaners, which are designed to clean a variety of outdoor surfaces such as concrete, asphalt and stone walkways. The recalled surface cleaners are black, red or grey and have the Briggs & Stratton or Craftsman brand names printed on the top of the product. They connect to a pressure washer rated up to 3000 PSI and have 3000 PSI moulded into the top of the housing. These products were sold by Briggs & Stratton dealers, at Lowe’s and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide, and on-line at www.Lowes.com from March 2010 through February 2018.
HD Supply is recalling some 144,000 ceiling fans because the brackets connected to the fan blades can break and allow the blades to fall, posing an injury hazard. This recall involves Seasons-branded 52-inch five-blade ceiling fans. The recalled fans were sold in white, brass, bronze and brushed nickel finishes and have zero, one, three or four lights. Model numbers 269702, 269712, 269714, 269716, 269718, 269808, 269810, 269812, 269816, 269818, 269820 and 269822 are included in this recall. The model number is printed on a label on top of the motor housing. These fans were sold exclusively at HD Supply stores nationwide and on-line at www.HDSupplySolutions.com from March 2016 through February 2018.
Children’s Cardigan Sets
The William Carter Company has issued a recall for about 107,200 children’s cardigan sets in the United States as well as 8,800 children’s cardigan sets in Canada because the cardigan’s toggle button can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves Carter’s three-piece penguin cardigan sets, which consist of a white embroidered penguin bodysuit, a grey cardigan with a hood and a matching pair of pants. They were sold in sizes new-born to 24 months and have style number 127G596 printed on the front of the care tag sewn on the inside of the cardigan, as well as a UPC number printed on the back of the same care tag. The UPC numbers affected by this recall are 190795798203, 190795798166, 190795798173, 190795798180, 190795798135, 190795798142 and 190795798159. The style number and UPC number are also printed on the price tag. These garments were sold at Carter’s, Bon-Ton, Burlington Stores, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Ross Stores, Toy “R” Us and other stores nationwide, as well as on-line at www.carters.com, from July 2017 through March 2018.