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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Recalls
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By Southern Maryland Volunteers
December 14, 2020

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued the following recalls

1. Neptune Benson Recalls Delta Ultra-Violet Generators For Pools and Spas Due to Fire Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-042


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Delta UV EA-4H-10 ultra-violet generators installed in swimming pools and swim spas


Hazard:

Water can leak within the generator, causing excessive heat build-up in the area where the power cord connects to the body of the generator unit, which can pose a fire hazard.


Remedy:

Replace

Repair

Consumers should immediately unplug and discontinue use of the generator and contact Neptune Benson for a free inspection and repair or replacement.


Consumer Contact: 

Neptune Benson toll-free at 888-847-8710 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday online at https://www.evoqua.com/en/brands/Neptune-Benson and click on the “recall” link for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Neptune-Benson-Recalls-Delta-Ultra-Violet-Generators-For-Pools-and-Spas-Due-to-Fire-Hazard 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 4,560

Description:

This recall involves Delta UV EA-4H-10 ultra-violet generators installed in swimming pools and swim spas to sanitize the water.  The majority were installed in Endless Pools.  The brand and model number can be identified from the manufacturing plate located on one end of the generator’s steel tube.  They are silver and black in color and measure 4 inches in diameter and 25 inches in length.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 92 reports of incidents involving overheating, melting or burning of the generators and the area around the generators.  No injuries have been reported.  


Sold At:

Neptune Benson sold the generators to pool and spa commercial customers from August 2016 through February 2020 for about $320.  Prior to August 2016, the generators were manufactured and sold by Delta UV Corporation to pool and spa commercial customers.


Manufacturer(s):

Neptune Benson, of Warwick, Rhode Island (after August 2016).  Delta UV Corporation, of Gardena, California (prior to August 2016).


Manufactured In:

United States


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2. Spirit Halloween Recalls Children’s Flashlights Due to Fire and Burn Hazards:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-043


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Children’s flashlights


Hazard:

The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.


Remedy:

Refund

Consumers should immediately take the flashlight away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries and dispose of the flashlight; and contact Spirit Halloween for a full refund.  

Consumer Contact: 

Spirit Halloween toll-free at 866-586-0155 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at GuestServices@spirithalloween.com or online at www.spirithalloween.com and click on product recall at the bottom of homepage for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Spirit-Halloween-Recalls-Childrens-Flashlights-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards 

Recall Details


Units: 

About 6,100 (In addition, about 380 units were sold in Canada)

Description:

This recall involves three children’s flashlights that come with three or four interchangable light covers.  The ZAG Miraculous flashlight is red with the Marinette and Ladybug characters, the Ghostbusters flashlight is green with the Ghostbusters logo, and the My Little Pony flashlight is light blue with colorful ponies.  The date code 20-05-966658-SP1 is printed on the upper side of the flashlights.


Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received four reports of the flashlight overheating, including one minor burn.


Sold At:

Spirit Halloween stores nationwide from August 2020 through September 2020 for about $8.


Importer(s):

Spirit Halloween, of Egg Harbor Twp, N.J.


Manufactured In:

China


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3. Fiskars Brands Recalls 16 Foot Pole Saw/Pruners Due to Laceration Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-044


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Fiskars 16 foot Extendable Pole Saw/Pruners


Hazard:

The telescoping poles of the pole saw/pruner can separate, causing the poles to come apart and fall down and the saw blade and pruner head to drop, posing a laceration hazard.  


Remedy:

Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pole saw/pruners and contact Fiskars Brands to receive instructions on how to destroy and dispose of the product in exchange for a full refund.


Consumer Contact: 

Fiskars Brands toll-free at 888-847-8716 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or online at https://fiskarsliveagent.secure.force.com/FiskarsProductNotification/, or at www.fiskars.com and scroll to the bottom of the page and select Product Notifications.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Fiskars-Brands-Recalls-16-Foot-Pole-Saw-Pruners-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 467,680 (In addition, about 95,000 were sold in Canada)


Description:

This recall involves Fiskars 16 foot extendable pole saw/pruners with model numbers 9463, 9440 and 9441.  These pole saw/pruners are lawn and garden tools that extend from 7 feet to 16 feet and are used to cut high tree branches with either their pruner (for smaller branches) or their 15-inch hooked wood saw blade (for larger branches).  The blade is secured to an oval-shaped fiberglass and aluminum telescoping pole set that locks into place through a double-locking system consisting of two orange c-clamps and a black and orange lock and pin mechanism in each of the upper and lower pole assemblies.  They have an orange and black pole.  “Fiskars” is printed on the pole.  The model number is printed on the UPC code on the pole.

 


Incidents/Injuries:

Fiskars received two reports of the poles separating and falling.  Two laceration injuries requiring stitches have been reported.


Sold At:

Home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and online at fiskars.com from December 2016 through September 2020 for about $100 (Model No. 9463) and $65 (Model Nos. 9440 and 9441).  


Importer(s):

Fiskars Brands Inc., Middleton, Wisconsin


Manufactured In:

Taiwan and China


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4. Burley Recalls Child Bicycle Seats Due to Crash Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-045


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Dash® X FM child bicycle seats


Hazard:

The reclining plate that holds the child bicycle seat in place can detach, making the child seat unstable and can cause the rider of the bicycle to lose control, posing a crash hazard.  


Remedy:

Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Dash X FM child bicycle seats and contact Burley to receive instructions on how to identify and dispose of the recalled child seat and how to receive a free replacement child seat.  Consumers will be provided with a replacement Dash Bicycle Seat (Dash X FM, Dash FM, or Dash RM).


Consumer Contact: 

Burley at 800-311-5294 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at Burley@burley.com, or online at http://www.burley.com and click on the “Safety Recall Information” link at the bottom of the webpage for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Burley-Recalls-Child-Bicycle-Seats-Due-to-Crash-Hazard 

Recall Details


Units: 

About 780


Description:

This recall involves Dash X FM frame mount child bicycle seats (model number 924004).  The recalled child seats have a serial number beginning in P924 and a lot number beginning in the letter D or E.  The serial number and lot number are located on the lower rear of the child seats, on the white label that has “BURLEY” printed on it.  “DASH X” is engraved on the rear of the child seat, near the top.


Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.


Sold At:

Various bicycle retailers and online at Burley.com, REI.com, Amazon.com from April 2020 through July 2020 for about $190.


Importer(s):

Burley Design LLC, of Eugene, Ore.


Manufactured In:

Portugal


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5. L G Sourcing Recalls to Repair Electric Fireplaces Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-046


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

allen + roth 62-inch Electric Fireplaces


Hazard:

Wiring connectors in the fireplace can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 


Remedy:

Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric fireplaces and contact L G Sourcing to receive a free repair kit and to schedule a free in-home repair.


Consumer Contact: 

L G Sourcing, Inc. toll-free at 888-251-1019 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, or visit lowes.com and click on Recalls & Product Safety at the bottom of the page for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/L-G-Sourcing-Recalls-to-Repair-Electric-Fireplaces-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Lowes-Stores 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 48,000


Description:

This recall involves allen + roth brand 62-inch wide, 5,120-BTU infrared quartz electric fireplaces, Lowe’s Item Number 466656.  The electric fireplaces are housed in a cherry wood-colored cabinet and have a thermostat and remote control.  An insert inside the cabinet simulates a wood-burning fire and provides heat.  “FEBO Flame Electric Fireplace Model Number ZHS-30-A” is printed on a white label on the back of the product.


Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 28 reports of overheating, fire, or smoke.  Several of these incidents reportedly caused smoke damage to the surrounding area and in one instance smoke inhalation.


Sold Exclusively At:

Lowe’s stores nationwide and Lowes.com from January 2013 through April 2018 for about $700.


Manufacturer(s):

Easy Top Enterprises LTD, of China


Importer(s):

L G Sourcing, Inc., of Mooresville, N.C.


Manufactured In:

China


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6. Black & Decker Recalls CRAFTSMAN 10-Inch Corded Chain Saws Due to Laceration Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-047


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

CRAFTSMAN® CMECSP610 10-inch corded chain saws with extension poles


Hazard:

The chain saw can start unexpectedly without operation of the switch when the extension cord adaptor is connected upside down, posing a laceration hazard.


Remedy:

Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chain saws and contact CRAFTSMAN for a free repair kit.


Consumer Contact: 

CRAFTSMAN toll-free at 855-237-6848 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, e-mail at recall@sbdinc.com, or online at www.CRAFTSMAN.com and click on “Customer Care,” then “Recall Notices” for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Black-and-Decker-Recalls-CRAFTSMAN-10-Inch-Corded-Chain-Saws-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 82,000

Description:

This recall involves CRAFTSMAN Model CMECSP610 10-inch corded chain saws with extension poles.  The chain saws are red with black and gray accents.  The name “CRAFTSMAN” is on the cutting bar and the motor end cap.  The model number CMECSP610 is on the label on top of the motor.  Only chain saws with date codes of 2019-40 through 2020-35 are included.  The date code is laser etched on the underside of the handle base.

Incidents/Injuries:

CRAFTSMAN has received one report of the recalled chain saw starting without operation of the switch causing a laceration injury to a consumer.


Sold At:

Lowe’s and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at www.amazon.com from October 2019 through August 2020 for about $100.


Importer(s):

Craftsman by Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., of Towson, Md.


Manufactured In:

China

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7. Washington Shoe Company Recalls Western Chief Toddler Boots Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-048


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Western Chief toddler light-up rain boots


Hazard:

Rivets used to attach the handles to the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.


Remedy:

Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boots, take the boots away from children, and return them to any Target Store for a full refund.


Consumer Contact: 

Washington Shoe Company toll-free at 855-545-0862 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at recall@westernchief.com, or online at https://www.washingtonshoe.com/recall for more information.


Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Washington-Shoe-Company-Recalls-Western-Chief-Toddler-Boots-Due-to-Choking-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Target 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 77,400


Description:

This recall includes the Western Chief “Abstract Camo,” “Alia Silver,” and “Sweetheart Navy” Light-Up Rain Boots in sizes 5-12 for toddlers or children.  The recalled boots are camouflage, silver glitter, and navy with hearts; include boot handles; and have a light up feature in the heel of the boot.  The rivets used to attach the handles are silver-gray in color.  “Western Chief” and the model numbers are located on the inside tag of the boot.  The recalled model numbers are T24121725P, T24121728P, and T24121729P.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 115 reports of the boot handles and rivets detaching and 2 reports of children placing the rivets in their mouths.  No injuries have been reported.


Sold At:

Exclusively at Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com from May 2020 through October 2020 for about $25.


Manufacturer(s):

Washington Shoe Company, of Kent, Wash.


Importer(s):

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.


Manufactured In:

China


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8. GrillBlazer Recalls Propane Torch Guns Due to Fire Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-049


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Su-VGun and GrillGun propane torch guns


Hazard:

Propane gas can leak from the GrillBlazer torch, posing a fire hazard to consumers. 


Remedy:

Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Su-VGun and GrillGun propane torch guns and contact GrillBlazer for instructions, and how to receive a free repair, if required.


Consumer Contact: 

GrillBlazer toll-free at 888-267-9022 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at support@grillblazer.com or online at www.grillblazer.com/support or www.grillblazer.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/GrillBlazer-Recalls-Propane-Torch-Guns-Due-to-Fire-Hazard 

Recall Details


Units: 

About 10,000 

Description:

This recall involves the Su-VGun and GrillGun propane torch guns manufactured for and sold by GrillBlazer.  The Su-VGun is a high-powered propane torch gun designed to sear meat.  It is black with “Su-VGun” printed in yellow on the barrel and measures 14.5 inches by 8 inches by 2 inches.  The GrillGun is a high-powered propane torch gun designed to light charcoal, wood grills and smokers and for other uses requiring a high-powered, clean burning propane torch gun.  It is black with “GrillGun” printed in yellow on the barrel and measures 21 inches by 8 inches by 2 inches.


Incidents/Injuries:

GrillBlazer has received 260 reports of propane leaking from the recalled torch guns, including three incidents that resulted in fires.  No injuries have been reported.


Sold At:

Online at www.grillblazer.com, Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com from December 2019 through July 2020 for about $150.


Importer(s):

GrillBlazer LLC, of Chouteau, Okla.


Manufactured In:

China


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9. Goal Zero Recalls Power Supplies Due to Fire Hazard:

Recall Date: December 9, 2020

Recall Number: 21-050


                                                                                                    

Recall Summary


Name of product:

Yeti 25A Fast Charge Power Supplies


Hazard:

The connection between the power supply module and the output cord can be loose, causing the electrical connections to overheat, posing a fire hazard.


Remedy:

Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the Yeti 25A Fast Charge power supply and contact Goal Zero for a free repair.  If the product is in use, unplug it and wait for it to cool down before touching.


Consumer Contact: 

Goal Zero toll-free at 888-794-6250 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at productreplacement@goalzero.com, or online at www.goalzero.com and click on Recall link for more information.


 

Pictures available here: 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Goal-Zero-Recalls-Power-Supplies-Due-to-Fire-Hazard 


Recall Details


Units: 

About 4,500


Description:

This recall involves all Yeti 25A Fast Charge power supplies with model number 98080.  The power supply is an accessory to and is used for faster recharging of Goal Zero’s Yeti power stations.  It comes with a standard 100-240v AC power input plug and a 15.6v High Power Port power output plug.  The model number can be found on the first line of the specifications on the product label.  The Goal Zero logo and “Yeti 25A Fast Charge” can be found on top of the power supply box.


Incidents/Injuries:

Goal Zero has received three reports of the power supplies overheating.  No injuries have been reported.


Sold At:

Bass Pro, Cabela’s and REI stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Backcountry and GoalZero.com from April 2019 through August 2020 for about $150.


Importer(s):

Goal Zero LLC; of Bluffdale, Utah (plug)


Manufactured In:

Taiwan (power supply), China (plug)


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