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CURRENT RECALLS

Non-Contact Voltage Testers Recalled by Klein Tools Due to Shock Hazard

Recall Date: June 9, 2021
Name of Product: Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Model NCVT-1
Hazard: The on/off button can remain depressed during the power on or power off cycle, causing the tester to work improperly. Consumers testing electrical sources could fail to be warned of the presence of live voltage if the tester is not properly operating, posing a shock hazard to the users.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 1,690,000 (In addition, about 67,800 were sold in Canada.)

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Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Recall Date: May 6, 2021
Name of Product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 226,000

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Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands Recalls Multi-Use Water Pumps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Recall Date: May 5, 2021
Name of Product: WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Submersible Water Removal Pumps
Hazard: If water gets into the electrical circuit board, it can short circuit, posing fire, burn and electrical shock hazards.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 42,000

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Pool Heaters Recalled by Pentair Water Pool and Spa Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: April 28, 2021
Name of Product: StaRite and Mastertemp pool heaters
Hazard: A connection in the heater can leak the combustible air-gas mixture, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Repair
Units: About 4,700 (In addition, about 21 were sold in Canada)

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Flame King Recalls Hog 100-Pound Propane Cylinders Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: March 24, 2021
Name of Product: Hog 100-pound Propane Cylinders
Hazard: The propane cylinders manufactured with a handle below the weld on the side could leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Refund, Replace
Units: About 500

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Northern Tool & Equipment Recalls Powerhorse Portable Generators Due to Shock Hazard

Recall Date: February 24, 2021
Name of Product: Northern Tool & Equipment Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators
Hazard: The portable generators have a wiring error which can result in an electrical shock to users.
Remedy: Repair
Units: About 3,640

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Potter Electric Recalls Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Due to Failure to Alert to Fire

Recall Date: February 24, 2021
Name of Product: Potter Electric Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action
Hazard: The pull handle on some units can fail to activate the fire alarm system when manually pulled, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 735

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Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Gas-Powered Golf, PTV, Utility and Shuttle Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: February 13, 2020
Name of Product: Gas-powered E-Z-GO, Cushman and Tracker brand off-road vehicles
Hazard: The starter generator wire can be improperly secured, allowing it to come into contact with the vehicle’s exhaust, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Repair
Units: About 20,573

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Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Date: November 14, 2019

Name of Product: Snapper Rear Engine 33” Riding Mowers
Hazard: A faulty blade engagement lever can keep the lawnmower blade engaged after the release of the foot activated disengagement pedal, posing an injury hazard.
Remedy: Repair
Units: About 1,160

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STIHL PolyCut Mowing Heads Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Date: September 5, 2019

Name of Product: STIHL PolyCut ™ Mowing Heads
Hazard: The bolts connecting the plastic blades and holding the mowing head together can come loose and the mowing head can come apart, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders. 
Remedy: Refund
Units: About 73,000

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Universal Security Instruments Recalls to Inspect Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Recall Date: July 10, 2019

Name of Product: Battery powered smoke and fire alarms
Hazard: The smoke alarms can have a misaligned internal switch causing the alarms to not activate properly, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 180,000

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Honeywell Recalls Gamewell-FCI and Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors Sold with Fire Alarm Systems Due to Failure to Alert of a Fire

Recall Date: June 21, 2019

Name of Product: “-IV” Intelligent photoelectric smoke sensors sold with fire alarm systems
Hazard: The photoelectric smoke sensor can malfunction and cause the fire alarm system to fail to alert occupants in commercial buildings of a fire.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 22,000

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DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

Recall Date: February 5, 2019

Name of Product: DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills
Hazard: The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.
Remedy: Repair
Units: About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)

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Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Date: November 1, 2018

Name of Product: Black & Decker, Bostitch and Porter-Cable Hammer Drills and Drill Drivers
Hazard: The side handle sold with the drill can slip or break, leading to a loss of control of the tool, posing an injury hazard.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 641,000 (in addition, about 18,000 were sold in Canada)

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Vornado Air Reannounces Recall of Electric Space Heaters Following Report of Death; Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Date: August 22, 2018

Name of Product: VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters
Hazard: The electric space heater can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy: Refund, Replace -- Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a free replacement unit.
Units: About 350,000

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Confer Plastics Recalls Pool Step Systems Due to Entrapment and Drowning Hazard

Recall Date: August 21, 2018

Name of Product: Curve in-pool step systems
Hazard: Children’s limbs can become entrapped in the side openings of the step systems, posing a drowning hazard.
Remedy: Repair--Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pool step systems and contact Confer Plastics for a free repair kit. The repair kit will include additional panels to prevent entrapment and installation instructions.
Units: About 100,000 (In addition, about 2,100 were sold in Canada)

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GE Lighting Recalls LED Tube Lamps Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores

Recall Date: June 6, 2018

Name of Product: Cool White Universal T8/T12 LED tube lamps
Hazard: The pins on one end of the lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
Remedy: Refund
Units: About 46,000 packages of two tube lamps (92,000 individual lamps)

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Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Chainsaws Due to Serious Injury Hazard

Recall Date: May 14, 2018

Name of Product: Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric 14 inch electric chainsaws
Hazard: The power switch can malfunction and allow the chainsaw to continue operating after the operator moves the switch to the “off” position, posing a serious injury hazard to the operator.
Remedy: Replace
Units: About 1,020,000

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