Recalls include chest of drawers, chips, soup and more

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Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

Here are 30 recalls to be aware of this week:

Medical Devices & Equipment
Pharmaceuticals/Drugs
  • American Health Packaging Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg, 100 Count Unit Dose Blisters Due to the Detection of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Impurity.
  • Taro Pharmaceuticals USA recalls Phenytoin Oral Suspension. The may not re-suspend when shaken, resulting in under or overdosing.
Auto
    • Ford F-150 gets two separate recalls for 2015-16 and 2018-20 models. Headlights and engine block heater cables are the focus.
    • Kia recalls model year 2013-2014 Optimas. The low pressure fuel hose may crack and leak.
    • Kia recalls model year 2011-2012 Sedonas. The fuel rail may crack and cause a fire.
Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories
Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements
Infant & Children Products
Pet Food & Animal Products
Household Products
  • Home Depot Recalls 4-Drawer Whitewash Chests Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards. The recalled chest is unstable if it is not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
  • Safavieh Recalls Chests of Drawers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards. The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
  • Whalen Recalls Bayside Furnishings 9-Piece Dining Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco. The dining chairs can break, posing a fall hazard.
Industrial/Tools
  • Lennox Industries Recalls Ductless Heat Pumps Due to Fire Hazard. Internal electrical components can fail, allowing the units to overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Firearms/Ammo/Accessories
  • Browning recalls pistol holsters. The holster design can change the position of the safety switch on the firearm.

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