Visonic Recalls Amber Personal Emergency Response Pendants and Kits Due to Pendant Battery Failure

Recall Summary

Name of product: Visonic Amber Pendants and Visonic Amber Kits

Hazard:

An accelerated circuit drain of the pendant battery can result in a decreased battery life and shorter than expected “low battery” warning period, from 30 days down to a nine day warning period.

Consumer Contact: Visonic at (800) 223-0020 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.visonic.com and click on North America and then Product News under the Solutions & Products tab for more information about the recall.

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Recall Details

Units

About 29,200

Description

This recall involves Visonic Amber Pendants MCT-212 GS LA S (315) ENR and  Visonic Amber Kits GS LA (315) KIT2. The kits contain the pendant and a base station. The Visonic Amber personal miniature transmitter pendant enables the consumer to remotely signal their personal emergency response system to send a request for assistance. The pendant is off-white with a red oval-shaped button on the face. It measures about 1 1/2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide by 5/8 of an inch deep. The white, plastic base station measures 8 inches wide by 2 inches deep by 11 inches high, and has an emergency, call and status check button. A label on the back of the pendant lists the part number and serial number. Recalled pendants sold separately have part number 0-102511 and serial numbers 0114147681 through 2015044165, 2513325212 through 4313226157 and 4513346942 through 5113063274. Pendants sold as part of the kit have model number 0-102371 and serial numbers 0114147759 through 1713321693, 1913433218 through 3313297879 and 3713561718 through 5113063339.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported. Continue reading

Cost Plus World Market Recalls Modular Storage Bars Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: Modular Storage Bars

Hazard:

When weight is applied to the storage bar, the screws holding the mounting plate can pull out of the bar allowing the storage bar to fall, posing an injury hazard.

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.

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Recall Details

Units

About 7,000

Description

The recall includes wall-mounted storage bars made of medium-density fiberboard with an oak wood finish that allow hanging storage accessories to be attached.  The storage bars were sold in two sizes; long and short. The long bar is 36 inches in length and the short bar is 23.5 inches in length. The accessories are sold separately and include items such as a black metal mesh basket, key hooks and S-hooks. The storage bars have SKU numbers 491996 (long) and 491997 (short) printed on the UPC sticker attached to the product packaging.  There are no identifying labels on the product itself.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of a short storage bar pulling away from the wall. No injuries have been reported. Continue reading

Tectron International Recalls USB Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: 3-in-1 USB phone charger

Hazard:

The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact: Tectron International toll free at (844) 582-3152 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.tectronint.com and click on Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 55,000

Description

The 3-in-1 USB charging cable is used to charge iPhone4S/4G/3GS/3G, iPhone5, iPad mini/iPad4 and android phones. The 10-foot white cord has a USB plug on one end. The other end has 3 plugs: 30-pin plug for the iPad First Generation and iPhone 4S and earlier models; Lightning plug for the iPhone5 and later models and the iPad 2 and later models; and mini USB plug. The cable comes in a transparent sealed pouch. Item NO. USB29B is printed on label on the outside of the pouch.

Incidents/Injuries

Two incidents reported the USB charger melting. No injuries or property damage were reported. Continue reading

Waterway Plastics Recalls Spa Drain Suction Covers Due to Risk of Entrapment

Recall Summary

Name of product: Designer Pro Series Suction Covers

Hazard:

The drain suction cover can become disengaged from the spa wall, posing an entrapment hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact: Waterway Plastics toll-free at (866) 719-6044, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or website at www.waterwayplastics.com and click on “Recall” under Resources for more information.

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Recall Details

Units
About 26,000
Description

This recall involves Waterway Plastics Designer Pro Series suction covers with model number 640-52XX S, printed on top of the outside edge of the plastic. The round covers are black and silver and were installed in select spas manufactured by Catalina Spas, Four Winds Spas, Dimension One Spas, and Sunrise Spas from June 2011 to June 2013. The covers are installed on the following model spas:

Sunrise Spas Series

 

989 Aquarian, Bimini (Mermaid brand only), 939 Endeavour, 959 Equinox, Essence 250, Genesis 250, Jewel 250, Legend 250, Medallion 350, S102 (Whitewater brand only), S103, S104, S105, 203LS, 204LS, 205LS, 949 Meridian, 249 Spirit SE, Tonga (Mermaid brand only).

 

Model and series numbers are located on the cabinet panel on the lower right side near the top side control.

Dimension One Spa Series At Home Series, Bay Series, Reflection Series

 

The model name is on the inside of the cabinet access door.

Four Winds Spa Series XL Swim Spas XL 12000, XL14000, XL 16000

 

The model name is printed on stainless steel plates mounted on the outside of the spa. They are usually located on the left panel, using the topside as the front panel.

Catalina Spas All models manufactured from 2011-2013.
Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 70 reports of drain covers detaching. No injuries have been reported. Continue reading

Cane Creek Recalls Bicycle Shocks Due to Risk of Injury

Recall Summary

Name of product: DBINLINE Rear Shock

Hazard:

The shock absorber is marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for High Speed Rebound (HSR) damping. Following these directions will cause unexpected behavior by a bike’s suspension and pose a fall hazard to a rider.

Consumer Contact: Cane Creek Cycling Components at (844) 490-3663 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.canecreek.com and click on “Safety and Recall” for recall information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,000 in the US and 500 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Cane Creek Cycling Components DBINLINE bicycle rear shock absorbers. The shocks are marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for High Speed Rebound (HSR) damping.  HSR on the shock is decreased by turning the adjuster counter-clockwise and increased by turning it clockwise. The incorrect graphics present the opposite; that is, the plus(+) and minus(–) symbols are switched. The consumer can be misled or confused when adjusting HSR on these shocks. The shocks come in black anodized aluminum with the words “INLINE” marked on the air can portion of the shock and are attached to a full-suspension mountain bike frame. Recalled products have a serial number on the underside of the top valve body in the following ranges: AA00002 – AA07304 and SA00077 – SA03926.

 

The shocks were sold separately and were sold with the following mountain bikes:

 

2015 Alutech – Tofane

2015 Banshee – Phantom and Spitfire

2015 Bianchi – Methanol 29

2015 Canyon – Spectral 140 – 27.5 and 29; and Strive CF

2015 Ghost – AMR Riot 130

2015 Guerilla – Gravity Megatrail

2015 Ibis – Ripley 29

2015 Intense – Tracer, Carbine 29 and Spyder 29 Comp

2015 Knolly – Warden

2015 Nicolai – Helius

2015 Norco – Sight Carbon 7.1

2015 Nukeproof – Mega TR

2015 Orange – Five and Five 29

2015 Specialized – Enduro 650B and 29

Incidents/Injuries

Cane Creek has received four complaints from customers, one of which involved a report of injury with bruises in the midsection. Continue reading