10 Product Recalls from the Month of March

Product Recalls March 2017

Are one of these product recalls from March hiding in your home?

During the month of March, we saw many recalls ranging from faulty car parts to dangerous children’s clothing. Some of the recalls require returning the product for a refund, while other manufacturers offer a replacement or repair set. It’s important to pay attention to recalls due to the fact that some of these products can cause serious injury to you or your children.

Here you can find a list of some of the products that were recalled throughout March of this year.

Nissan 2013-2014 Murano Vehicles

Nissan is recalling more than 56,000 cars due to a faulty power steering hose that may leak fluid and could lead to a fire. Car owners should contact Nissan customer service at 1800-647-7261, or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or visit www.safercar.gov.

Environments-brand Children’s Waterproof Back Bib

These terrycloth bibs have waterproof backing that may separate and cause a suffocation hazard to children. DiscountSchoolSupply.com and Environments.com sold them in packs of 12. SKU # 900822, 900823. Consumers should call Discount School Supply at 1-800-338-4430, or send an email to recall@discountschoolsupply.com, or visit the website and look under the tab “product safety”.

XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers Battery Rechargers

XBOX ONE 2x smart chargers with “energizer” on the charger’s label can overheat and cause a burn hazard. If you own this product, you will see item # 048-052-NA on the bottom. These chargers were sold at Best Buy, GameStop, Amazon.com, and other retailers. Consumers should call Performance Designated Products at 1800-263-1156, or visit www.pdp.com and click on “safety recall.”

Hyundai Sonata Midsize Sedans 2011-204 & Sonata Hybrid 2011-2015

The front seat belts in these Hyundai cars could potentially detach in a crash and therefore fail to hold a passenger. The manufacturer will notify owners of these vehicles on April 7.

Craftsman Table Saw Sold Exclusively at Sears

A 10-inch portable saw, model # 137.415030, sold by Sears is being recalled for injury hazards. The black metal foldable stand the saw sits on can collapse unexpectedly and cause laceration and impact injuries. The recall includes 46,000 units. These particular units have been manufactured by Rexon Industrial Corp out of Taiwan. Consumers should not use the saw and contact Rexon’s customer service at 1-866-934-6360. 

LIVLY Children’s Robes & Pajama Sets

These robes and pajamas sets failed to meet the flammability standards for children’s sleepwear. Do not let your children wear these articles of clothing and contact LIVLY for a full refund: 1-844-350-7728, www.livlyclothing.com.

Pier 1 Imports Bistro Chairs

The nuts and bots connecting the chair legs to the chair base can loosen and make the chair unstable, leading to a fall hazard. Stop using the chairs and contact Pier 1 for a free repair kit: www.pier1.com or 1-855-513-5140.

Philips Lighting Metal Halide Lamps

The outer bulbs can shatter resulting in hot internal pieces of glass failing from the lamps creating a fire and laceration hazard. Consumers should stop using the lamps and call Philips for a free replacement: 1-866-253-5503, www.philips.com, ceramicmh@philips.com.

One World Technologies Electric Blower sold exclusively at The Home Depot

The plastic fan inside of the blower can break causing a laceration hazard. Consumers should stop using the blower and contact the company for a free replacement: 1-800-860-4050, ww.ryobitools.com.

Kids II Oball Rattles

The clear plastic disc on the outside of the ball can break, releasing small beads that can pose a choking hazard to young children. Consumers are urged to immediately take the ball away and contact the company for a full refund: 1-877-243-7314, www.kidsii.com.

If you have been the victim of an injury due to a faulty product, it’s important that you contact a personal injury attorney who may be able to help you retrieve compensation for your injuries. Keep in mind that even if a product has been recalled, you may still be able to file a products liability claim.

References:

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