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 Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Name of product:

Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010

Hazard:

A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

Remedy:

Replace

Recall date:

March 21, 2018

Units:

About 452,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)

Cost Plus World Market Recalls Bleeding Drip Taper Candles Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: February 21, 2018

Recall Number: 18-105

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bleeding drip taper candles

Hazard:  The candles’ high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Cost Plus World Market toll-free at 877-967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily or online at www.worldmarket.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Cost-Plus-World-Market-Recalls-Bleeding-Drip-Taper-Candles-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Recall Details

Units:

About 8,400

Description: This recall involves Cost Plus World Market’s bleeding drip taper candles sold in a pack of two candles. The unscented wax candles are black and bleed red wax as they melt. They measure about 10 inches long.  World Market, Bleeding Drip Taper Candles and SKU/UPC 544668/000000544668 can be found on the product packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two incident reports, including one of a candle catching on fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold At: Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide and online at www.worldmarket.com from August 2017 through October 2017 for about $7.

Manufacturer(s): Proud Wealth International LTD, of China

Importer(s): Cost Plus Management Services Inc., of Alameda, Calif.

Manufactured In: China

Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Recalled Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; Made by Yayi

 Recall Date: February 21, 2018

Recall Number: 18-104

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters

Hazard: The bowl base of the fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns while turning off the propane tank after use, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should contact Yayi for a free repair kit which includes a heat shield and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: Yayi toll-free at 855-600-9294 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by sending an email to customercare@china-yayi.com or online  www.china-yayi.com/ and click on Recall for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Outdoor-Gas-Fire-Pits-Recalled-Due-to-Burn-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Home-Depot-Made-by-Yayi

Recall Details

Units:

About 58,000

Description: This recall involves Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU, 30 inch Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters with model number G-FTB51057B and UPC 6944937601579. The fire pit has an antique bronze finish with a natural slate tabletop and a black base that holds a propane tank. The model and UPC are printed on the product’s packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of consumers who were burned while turning off the propane tank after using the gas fire pit.

Sold Exclusively At: Home Depot stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through November 2017 for about $200.

Manufacturer(s): Zhejiang Yayi Metal Technology Co., Ltd. dba Yayi, of China

Importer(s): Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Distributor(s): Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured In: China

FIRE EXTINGUISHER RECALL

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment

For complete information, please contact Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

 

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