Recalls include MacBooks, fish food, Range Rovers and more

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Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles 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 37 recalls to be aware of this week:

Medical Devices & Equipment
Pharmaceuticals/Drugs
Auto
  • Land Rover is recalling 28,671 model year 2016 Range Rovers and Range Rover Sports. A spring in the Keyless Vehicle Latching System (KV Latch) may get stuck, causing the left hand door to remain unlatched when the door is closed.
  • Porsche recalls Cayennes and Panameras. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
  • Honda recalling 1.6 million cars to replace Takata airbags. The airbags were made with the chemical ammonium nitrate and were prone to exploding upon deployment, potentially hurling fiery shrapnel into passengers.
Motorcycle/Scooters
Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories
Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements
Infant & Children Products

Perrigo Issues Voluntary Recall For Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder With Iron.

Pet Food & Animal Products
Technology/Electronics
Sporting Equipment
  • BRP Recalls Coolers Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards. The cooler latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside the air tight container posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.
Household Products
Industrial/Tools
  • QTOP USA Recalls LED Work Light Replacement Bulbs Due to Fire Hazard. The LED replacement bulbs can overheat due to an electrical malfunction, posing a fire hazard.
Apparel
Miscellaneous
  • Gillette Recalls Venus Simply3 Disposable Razors Due to Laceration and Injury Hazards. A problem during manufacturing resulted in the misalignment of the blades in the razors, posing a higher risk of cuts during normal use.
  • West Marine Recalls Folding Deck Chairs Due to Fall and Injury Hazards. The lock nut that connects the arm rest to the chair can loosen, posing fall and injury hazards to the user.
  • Patriot Pyrotechnics/Bill’s Fireworks Recalls Fireworks Due to Violation of Federal Standards; Explosion and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Patriot Pyrotechnics. The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product.
  • Keystone Recalls G-Force Fireworks Due to Violation of Federal Standard; Explosion and Burn Hazards. The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory requirements for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing explosion and burn hazards to consumers.
  • GS Fireworks Recalls FireworksDue to Violation of Federal Standards; Explosion and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at GS Fireworks. The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product.
  • Grandma’s Fireworks Recalls Fireworks Due to Violation of Federal Standards; Explosion and Burn Hazards. The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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