22 June 2018
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
LED Tube Lamps
GE Lighting has recalled about 46,000 packages of two tube LED lamps because the pins on one end of the lamps can be energised during installation or removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards. This recall involves GE Lighting’s 31243 LED13T8U840 two pack tube LED lamps. These units are most often used in garages, basements, workshops and utility rooms. The GE logo and model information are printed on a label near the tube’s base. The lamps were sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores nationwide as well as through Lowes.com from approximately November 2017 through April 2018.
Amerisun Inc. is recalling approximately 34,600 snow blowers in the United States as well as 11,800 snow blowers in Canada because the pulley bolt can loosen and cause the snow blower to get stuck in drive mode, posing an injury hazard. This recall involves model years 2015 through 2017 Amerisun PowerSmart gas-powered 2 Stage snow blowers. The snow blowers are red and black and have “POWERSMART” printed on the driving controls plastic cover. Model numbers DB7103-24, DB7103-26, DB7651-24, DB7659H-22, DB7659-22, DB7103PA-26 and DB7103PA-28 are included in this recall. The model number can be found on the PowerSmart sticker located on the metal auger housing just below the chute. These products were sold at The Home Depot stores nationwide and on-line at Amazon.com, Ebay.com, Homedepot.com, Walmart.com and other websites from July 2015 through February 2018.
Ketra Inc. has issued a recall for about 3,400 recessed downlights because the power supply connectors for these products can have incorrect wiring, posing an electric shock hazard to the user. This recall involves Ketra D3 recessed downlights produced between 4 November 2016 and 14 March 2018. The date code is located on a sticker attached to each unit, and only downlights with date codes between K4816 and K1118 are included in this recall. These downlights are typically installed behind a ceiling and the light generated by the LED illuminates the space below. The downlight is dark grey and black and weighs approximately eight pounds, while the light fixture enclosure measures 18.5 inches by 10 inches by four inches. These products were sold by authorised Ketra lighting distributors and specialty audio/video stores nationwide from November 2016 through April 2018.
Lorex has announced a recall of about 22,000 video monitors in the United States as well as about 4,300 video monitors in Canada because their batteries can overheat, swell and expand, causing the battery cover to open or come off and posing a burn hazard to consumers. This recall involves Lorex brand video monitors models LW2751, LW2752 and LW2962H used with surveillance video systems. The video monitors are black and contain a blue lithium polymer battery. They were sold in two sizes: seven inch wide by five inches tall and nine inches wide by six inches tall. “LOREX” is printed on the top left of the monitor screen and the model and serial numbers are printed on the top or on the back panel of the monitors. Only monitors with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall: WA01140315501-WA01140319000, WA02140417501-WA02140419000, WA0314050251-WA0314051250, WA0314060001-WA0314061500, WA03140627347-WA03140629346, WA03141222601-WA03141223169, WA04141223170-WA04141223350, WA01140422265-WA01140423264, WA0214065501-WA0214066500, WA02140629347-WA02140630346, WA03141121501-WA03141122000, WA01140329001-WA01140332400, WA02140419001-WA021404220500, WA02140422001-WA02140422100, WA0314051251-W0314053250, WA0314061501-WA0314061618, WA0414061619-WA0414063000, WA04140623347-WA04140625346, WA0514112501-WA0514114000 and WA05141122501-WA05141125000. These products were sold at Best Buy stores nationwide and on-line at www.lorextechnology.com and other websites from April 2014 through March 2017.
Mirrors, Art and Wall Décor
The Uttermost Company has issued a recall for about 17,000 mirrors, art and wall décor because the hanging hardware can break and allow these products to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders. This recall involves various types of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with adjustable j-hook hanging hardware. The recalled hardware has item number 1703, 1704, 1705 or 1706 printed on the back bottom portion of the j-hook and on the hardware’s box. The recalled adjustable j-hooks measure approximately 3.5 inches long by 0.75 inches wide. These products were sold at Gallery Furniture, Mathis Brothers, Matter Brothers Furniture, RC Willey and Star Furniture stores, as well as at other stores nationwide and on-line at 5thAvenueDesigns.com, Bellacor.com, Build.com, LampsPlus.com, Wayfair.com and other websites, from June 2017 through March 2018.