Product Safety Recalls
Recalls during December 16, 2018 – March 15, 2019:
Miles Industries Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due to Burn Hazard
Recall number: 19-056
Name of product: Valor H5 gas fireplaces
Hazard: The trim around the fireplaces can leak hot exhaust air, posing a burn hazard.
Recall date: December 20, 2018
Units: About 1,000 (in addition, about 1,900 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Valor H5 gas fireplaces fueled by either natural gas or propane gas. The recalled fireplaces were sold in six different trim options and are a fully enclosed rectangular sheet metal box with a shatter resistant glass front. They were sold with a mesh barrier screen that was installed in front of the glass. The fireplace exhaust is vented to the outside through a ventilation duct. The model number and serial number are printed on a rating sheet behind the trim.
Navien Recalls Tankless Water Heaters and Boilers Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Recall number: 19-057
Name of product: Navien condensing tankless water heaters and combination boilers
Hazard: A kit installed on the tankless water heaters and boilers to convert them from natural gas to propane can cause the unit to produce excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.
Recall date: December 20, 2018
Units: About 3,400
This recall involves only Navien condensing tankless water heaters and combination boilers with model numbers NPE-180A, NPE-180S and NCB-180E that have been or will be converted from using natural gas to propane gas. The recalled water heaters and combination boilers were manufactured between July 9, 2018 through October 14, 2018. The manufacturing date is identified within the serial number. The serial number is printed on a label which is affixed to the side of the unit and on the product packaging. The first two digits identify the year, the next single digit identifies the month, and the last two digits identify the day. For example, 18709 stands for July 9, 2018. X stands for October.
DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard
Recall number: 19-059
Name of product: DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills
Hazard: The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.
Recall date: February 5, 2019
Units: About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves the D e WALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. The drills are yellow with black accents and have a power cable connected at one end. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected. If the drill is marked with an “X” after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected. The model number is located on a label on the right side of the drill. The date code is etched into the body of the drill below the label. Consumers whose drill does not have a date code, or who cannot locate the date code should contact the company.
Dell Recalls Hybrid Power Adapters Sold with Power Banks Due to Shock Hazard
Recall number: 19-060
Name of product: Hybrid Power Adapters sold with Power Banks
Hazard: The hybrid power adapter casing can break and detach, exposing the internal metal components, posing an electric shock hazard.
Recall date: February 6, 2019
Units: About 8,900 (in addition, about 475 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Dell hybrid power adapters sold with power banks. The adapter is designed to be disconnected from the power bank via release tabs. The recalled adapters were manufactured from January 2017 through March 2017 and can be used separately from the power bank while connected to a power outlet. The adapter is black and darker in color than the power bank with a Dell logo on the back label. The adapters have the following manufacture code –“CN-05G53P - LOC00 – XXX – XXXX – AXX” printed on the back of the unit, where “X” represents a numerical value. A full listing of the recalled adapter manufacture codes included in the recall are listed onwww.dellproduct.com .
Delta Electronics Recalls Solar Inverters Due to Fire and Impact Hazards
Recall number: 19-061
Name of product: Eltek solar inverters
Hazard: The capacitors can fail and allow heat to build up and the cover can eject with force from the unit, posing fire and impact hazards.
Recall date: February 7, 2019
Units: About 2,600
This recall involves the Eltek THEIA HE-t string inverters that convert DC power from residential solar panels to AC power supplied to the electrical grid system. The recalled inverters measure about 28 inches high by 14 inches wide by 6.5 inches deep. They were sold in four different kilowatt ratings: 2.0 kW, 2.9 kW, 3.8, kW, and 4.4 kW. “Eltek,” and the model designation “THEIA” and “HE-t” are printed on the front display panel of the inverter. The inverters could be installed in different places in consumers’ homes.
Shop LC Recalls Disco Ball LED Light Due to Burn and Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)
Recall number: 19-725
Name of product: Rechargeable Party Disco LED Light with Solar Panel
Hazard: The battery can overheat while charging, posing burn and fire hazards.
Recall date: February 13, 2019
Units: About 5,000
The recall includes the Shop LC Rechargeable Party Disco LED Light, measuring 36 by 7 inches with Solar Panel and 2 Pin Plug Power Cord. The lights were sold in golden, blue, gray, and black. Only the item numbers listed below are involved in this recall.
PurpleAir Recalls Power Supply Units for Air Sensors Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Recall number: 19-064
Name of product: PowerStream Power Supply Units for Air Sensors
Hazard: The power supplies can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: February 14, 2019
Units: About 4,200 sold in the United States (in addition, about 172 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves power supply units sold with PurpleAir PA-II and PA-II- SD air quality sensors with model number RKPO-UL05
2000C. The model number is located on the bottom side of the power adapter. The power adapters are black with a white label. They measure 4 inches long (including the mounting tabs) by 1-7/8 inches wide by 1-3/8 inches high. The air quality sensors are used outdoors by consumers to monitor air quality.
Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Turkey Fryer Due to Fire Hazard
Recall number: 19-067
Name of product: Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg turkey fryers
Hazard: The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: February 19, 2019
Units: About 3000
This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg which is a turkey fryer made of stainless steel and powered by propane. The fryer, including the legs, measures 34 inches high by 17 inches wide. The item number is 157826 and is located on a label on one of the four legs.
Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards
Recall number: 19-073
Name of product: 80 Lumen 12V Rechargeable Flashlights
Hazard: The flashlight can overheat while charging, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Recall date: February 27, 2019
Units: About 500,000
This recall involves the Harbor Freight 80 Lumen 12v rechargeable flashlights. The small black flashlight has a soft white button located on the side to turn the flashlight on and off. The base of the flashlight is a charger that fits into any standard vehicle 12V power port to charge. The recalled flashlight’s SKU number is 64109 and can be found on the sticker label that also bears the product barcode. The flashlight is approximately 5 inches long.
Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Propane Torches Due to Burn Hazard
Recall number: 19-074
Name of product: Greenwood propane torches
Hazard: The trigger on the torches that engages the flame can fail to disengage when the trigger is no longer pressed, posing a burn hazard.
Recall date: February 27, 2019
Units: About 150,000
This recall involves two models of the Greenwood-branded propane torches. The torches with no igniter have SKU number 61589 and the torches with a push button igniter have SKU number 61595. The torches have a steel nozzle, a flow valve, a blue grip and a black or orange hose. The SKU number is printed on a sticker located on the pipe that leads to the nozzle on the product packaging and on the manual. Only propane torches that do not have markings on the handles or brass knobs are included in this recall.
Arctic Cat Recalls Textron Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
Recall number: 19-726
Name of product: Havoc off-highway utility vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard: Fuel can leak from the fuel line, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: March 5, 2019
Units: About 200
This recall involves Model Year 2019 Textron Havoc off-highway utility vehicles manufactured by Arctic Cat. The two-seat vehicles come in three color combinations: Charcoal metallic/black, red/black or white/black. The vehicles have Textron Off Road printed on each side of the hood and Havoc on each side of the rear cargo box. Vehicle identification numbers (VIN) ending in 9007497 through 9007717 are included in this recall. The VIN is stamped under the vehicle’s front hood.
TJX Recalls Heating Pads Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores
Recall number: 19-077
Name of product: Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads
Hazard: The heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: March 8, 2019
Units: About 5,600 (in addition, about 3,600 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves animal-themed sequined heating pads that are heated by USB connection to a PC, laptop, power bank, car charger or other 5V USB port. The heating pads were sold in four styles: French Bull Dog, Sequin Cat Head, Sequin Fox Head and Sequin Blue Owl. A use and care label bearing the name “Aroma Home” is sewn into the bottom pocket of the heating pad where the USB cord emerges.
HP Expands Recall of Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Recall number: 19-079
Name of product: Lithium-ion batteries for HP commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations
Hazard: The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: March 12, 2019
Units: About 78,500 (In addition 50,000 were previously recalled in the U.S. in January 2018.)
The recall expansion involves lithium-ion batteries for HP commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations were sold to businesses and other organizations. The batteries were shipped with or sold as accessories for HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series, 4xx G4 series), HPx360 (310 G2), HP Pavilion x360 11inch Notebook PC, HP 11 Notebook PC, HP ZBook (17 G3, and Studio G3) mobile workstations. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation, HP ProBook 4xx G5 series, HP ENVY 15, HP Mobile Thin Clients (mt21, mt22, and mt31), or for any of the products listed above.
Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)
Recall number: 19-728
Name of product: Kawasaki Mule™ Pro-MX™ off-highway utility vehicles
Hazard: The vehicle’s oil cooler hoses can separate and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: March 14, 2019
Units: About 2,600
This recall involves 2019 Mule Pro MX utility vehicles, models 700 EPS, 700 EPS LE and 700 Camo EPS. The four-wheel, off-highway utility vehicles were sold in camo, green, red and white. They have side by side seating for two people and automotive style controls. Mule Pro MX is printed on the right and left front fender. Kawasaki is printed on the cargo box. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right, front lower A-arm mounts.
Brush Art Recalls WIC Nutrition Plates Due to Fire Hazard
Recall number: 19-081
Name of product: WIC nutrition plates
Hazard: The plates are incorrectly labeled as microwave-safe. They contain aluminum, which poses a fire hazard if microwaved.
Recall date: March 14, 2019
Units: About 98,000
This recall involves WIC nutrition plates which illustrate the recommended distribution of the food groups. The plates contain dividers that include labels and colorful pictures showing the portion sizes for protein, grains, vegetables, fruits, and dairy. The plates are 12 inches long x 9 inches wide. The back of WIC Nutrition Plate has the safety label, Brush Art website and logo, date code of 7-18 and location of manufacture. The units that have an engraved stamp of ISP219 are not subject to recall.
Tech Gear 5.7 Recalls Performance Heated Socks Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Recall number: 19-082
Name of product: Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks
Hazard: The lithium-ion battery can overheat, melt or ignite when charged with a charger other than the one provided with the product, posing fire and burn hazards to the user.
Remedy: Refund Replace
Recall date: March 14, 2019
This recall involves Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks sold with lithium-ion batteries. Only socks with serial number MW18A04-17-14, MW18A04-17-15, MW18A04-M4-10/W6-11 and MW18A04-M10-14 are included in the recall. These socks are gray and made of a poly-cotton blend in men’s and women’s size 6-10 and 10-14. The socks heat when the battery is connected and is in the on position. The heating on/off is controlled through the battery switch or the phone app when a phone is paired.