Rayovac Flashlight Recall [US & Canada]

Canada HCSC RecallUS CPSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Spectrum Brands recalls some Rayovac Flashlights due to melting, burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sVzPI; HCSC: http://ht.ly/sVE4CRayovac Flashlight

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rayovac-Flashlights-Recalled-by-Spectrum-Brands/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37631r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the following products: Continue reading

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HP Chromebook 11 Charger Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Google and HP recall some HP Chromebook 11 Chargers due to overheating, melting, fire and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sddMpHP Chromebook 11 Charger

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Google-and-HP-Recall-HP-Chromebook-11-Chargers/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Chargers that were sold with the HP Chromebook 11, a small laptop computer. Continue reading

PackTite Heating Units for Bed Bug Control Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: PackTite recalls some PackTite Heating Units for Bed Bug Control due to melting, fire hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/rZ7lu2882 - PackTiteHeatingUnits

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/PackTite-Recalls-Bed-Bug-Heating-Units/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some PackTite Bed Bug Heating Units sold with PackTite original bed bug treatment systems. Consumers place items for bed bug treatment inside PackTite’s black canvas bag and turn the heater on inside the bag. Continue reading

Impex Universal Charger Recall [Canada]

Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: S.G. Impex recalls some Universal Power Chargers due to overheating, melting hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/lY5Cf

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/33961r-eng.php

Additional information:Impex Universal Charger
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Power Chargers are subject to this recall:

  • Universal Charger, model number YH-4096 96 W. The word “Power” is embossed on the top of the charger

According to HCSC, the recalled Power Charger has not been tested to determine whether it is compliant with Canadian standards for product safety and may pose a fire hazard. The Electrical Safety Authority has received one report of a Charger overheating and melting.

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