Poundworld “Bussmann” Electrical Fuse Recall [UK]

UK FlagUK/Basildon: Poundworld "Bussman" Electrical Fuse Recall [UK]Poundworld Retail Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Bussmann Home Electrical Fuses due to suspected counterfeit and resultant electrical shock and/or fire hazards. CTSI: http://ht.ly/vMN2301bT8A

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=316335

Additional information:
The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following Electrical Fuses are subject to this recall:

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Interacter Battery Charger Warning [Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Interacter Battery Charger Warning [Canada]The CSA Group warns that certain Interacter Battery Chargers have been sold with unauthorized CSA certification labels, a serious safety hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/NxvyC

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53229r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves an unknown number of Interacter Professional and Lineage Series model Battery Chargers.

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Durex Condom Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Durex LogoEdgelounge Enterprises, trading as Citrus Beat recalls certain Mix Pack Durex Condoms sold on Groupon due to possible failure to prevent pregnancy and protect against diseases including HIV/AIDS, both serious health hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/MjnFu

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1069848

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Durex Condoms are subject to this recall:

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Phoenix Safety Boot Recall [Canada]

Canada CFIA Recall

Canada/Ottawa: Phoenix Safety Boot Recall [Canada]Footwear Imports 2001 recalls an estimated 687 pairs of Phoenix Safety Boots due to electrical shock hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/AXLXS

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40591r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves some Safety Boots, style PH104 Stampede.

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Oven & BBQ Pride Cleaner Recall [UK]

UK FSA RecallUK/Basildon: Oven & BBQ Pride Cleaners Recall [UK]McBride recalls some Oven Pride and BBQ Pride Cleaning Solutions due to possible counterfeit product, a serious health hazard. TSI: http://ht.ly/Ab5wI

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=309980

Additional information:
The UK Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the following Oven and Grille Cleaners are subject to this recall: Continue reading

Go With Gio Halogen Heater Recall [Canada]

Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Intertek warns of some counterfeit Go With Gio Halogen Heaters due to undetermined safely compliance hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/sWNq1Go With Gio Halogen Heater

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37561r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves portable Go With Gio Halogen Heaters that bear a counterfeit Intertek (ETL) certification mark. Continue reading

Apple UK Power Adapter Exchange Program [UK]

UK TSI AnnouncementUK/Basildon: Apple UK announces a USB Power Adapter Takeback Program due to counterfeit, electric shock hazards of third-party products. TSI: http://ht.ly/nUvEl

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=306219

Additional information:
The UK Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the following USB Power Adapters are subject to this exchange program:

  • Non-Apple USB Power Adapters for iPhone, iPad or iPod

According to the TSI, recent reports have suggested that some counterfeit and third-party USB Power Adapters may not be designed properly and could result in safety issues, specifically electric shock hazards. Although not all third party Adapters have this safety hazard, Apple has announced a USB Power Adapter “Takeback Program” to exchange these Adapters for known good Power Adapters from Apple.

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