Costco Brookstone Folding Step Stool Recall [Canada]

Costco Brookstone Folding Step Stools Recall [Canada]

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Creative Brands LLC, a Brooklyn, New York establishment, recalls an estimated 34,148 Brookstone Folding Step Stools sold at Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected structural failure and consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards.


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Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Folding Step Stools are subject to this recall:

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Brookstone Wireless Speaker Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Brookstone Wireless Speaker Recall [US]Brookstone Purchasing Inc., a Merrimack, New Hampshire establishment, recalls an estimated 164,000 Brookstone Wireless Speakers due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire and burns, all serious health and safety hazards.


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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Brookstone Big Blue Party branded Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Speakers.

The recalled Speakers are silver or gray colored and measure about 6 inches wide by 6 inches deep by 16 inches tall. The SKU is printed on the bottom underside of the speaker.

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Buckyballs, Buckycubes Magnet Set Recall [US]

United States FlagUS/Washington: Six retailers recall Buckyballs and Buckycubes High-Powered Magnet Sets due to ingestion, injury hazards. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled products contain defects in their design, warnings and instructions, which pose a substantial risk of injury and death to children and teenagers.1859 - BuckycubesMagnetSet

According to the CPSC, Buckyballs and Buckycubes consist of sets of numerous, small, high-powered magnets. These sets vary in the number of magnets included and come in a variety of colors. Individual magnets in the set are about 5 millimeters (roughly about 1/4″) in diameter. Individual magnets in Buckyballs are spherical and individual magnets in Buckycubes are cube-shaped. About three million sets of Buckyballs and Buckycubes have been sold in US retail stores nationwide and online since 2010.

The CPSC has received 54 reports of children and teens ingesting this product, with 53 of these requiring medical interventions. Six retailers have agreed to participate in this recall because Maxfield & Oberton, the importer of the recalled Buckyballs and Buckycubes, has refused to participate in the recall of all Buckyballs and Buckycubes. These retailers include the following:


CPSC recall number: 13-168
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1859
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