28 May 2019
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced a recall of the following products made in mainland China.
Portable Speakers. ION Audio LLC has issued a recall for about 41,000 portable speakers because hydrogen gas can leak from the portable speaker battery when charging and the speaker can burst, posing an explosion hazard. This recall involves the Sport Express, Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow and Keystone ION Audio portable speakers. The Sport Express speaker is black in colour and has two knobs on the front with a neon blue lit clock. It is about nine inches wide by nine inches tall. The Cornerstone and Cornerstone Glow speakers are triangular in shape, have a white outer casing, and are 14 inches wide by 10 inches tall. The Keystone speaker is square with a white casing and grey centre and is about eight inches wide by nine inches tall. UPC number 0812715018078, 0812715018528, 0812715019976, 0812715019969, 0812715018139 or 0812715010911 is located on the bottom of the speakers. The Sport Express speakers were sold exclusively at Best Buy from June 2018 through May 2019, while the Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow and Keystone speakers were sold at various electronics stores nationwide and on-line from March 2016 through March 2019.
Pineapple Corers and Slicers. Far East Brokers & Consultants Inc. has announced a recall of about 2,300 pineapple corers and slicers because their metal blade can detach and pose a laceration hazard to consumers. This recall involves pineapple corer/slicers sold under the Fabulous Home brand. The product is white with a black top and is made mostly from plastic with a metal blade. It works much like a cork screw to core and slice pineapples. These products were sold at Coborn’s and Bashas grocery stores in Minnesota, South Dakota, Arizona and New Mexico from February through April 2019.
Exercise Equipment. DICKS’s Sporting Goods is recalling about 10,000 pull-up assist units because the plastic clip on the nylon web band that is attached to the resistance band with a carabiner can break, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves the Ethos Pull-Up Assist equipment used for assistance during pull ups. The equipment consists of three red resistance bands connected with a nylon web band with a plastic clip and metal carabiner that are placed under the user’s feet while performing a pull up. The word ETHOS appears in red on the black nylon web connector and style number ETHA200 and UPC number 889751549392 appear on the packaging. These products were sold at DICK’S Sporting Goods stores nationwide and on-line at DicksSportingGoods.com from March 2017 through February 2019.