Drone Nerds Scooter/Hoverboard Recall

Drone Nerds Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

Recall Date: November 14, 2017

Recall Number: 18-027         

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: 

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

Hazard: The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hoverboards and contact Drone Nerds to return the unit to receive a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: Drone Nerds toll-free at 888-785-7543 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. '; document.getElementById('cloak13873').innerHTML += ''+addy_text13873+'<\/a>'; //--> or online atwww.dronenerds.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Drone-Nerds-Recalls-SelfBalancing-ScootersHoverboards-Due-to-Fire-and-Explosion-Hazards

Recall Details

Units: 

About 700

Description: 

This recall involves certain Drone Nerds self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards . The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. They were sold in a variety of colors.

Incidents/Injuries: 

None reported

Sold At:

Drone Nerds store in Aventura, Florida and online at www.dronenerds.com from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $300.

Importer(s):

Drone Nerds Inc., of Aventura, Fla.

Manufactured In:

China

Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Salvage World

Smart Balance Wheel Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Salvage World Due to Explosion and Fire Hazards

Recall Date: November 14, 2017

Recall Number: 18-034

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: 

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

Hazard: The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Salvage World for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a store credit.

Consumer Contact: Salvage World toll-free at 888-726-9603 from 10 a.m. 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.salvageworldllc.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Pictures available here:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Smart-Balance-Wheel-SelfBalancing-ScootersHoverboards-Recalled-by-Salvage-World-Due-to-Explosion-and-Fire-Hazards

Recall Details

Units: 

About 700

Description: 

This recall involves Smart Balance Wheel self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboard were sold in black, white, red, or blue.

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm has received one report of a battery pack catching fire and/or exploding in Mississippi in 2017 resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Salvage World stores in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $150.

Importer(s):

Salvage World, of Hattiesburg, Miss.

OshKosh Recalls Baby Jacket

recall_logo.jpegU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall

Recall Date: November 8, 2017

Recall Number: 18-026

OshKosh Recalls Baby B’gosh Quilted Jacket Due to Choking Hazard

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https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/OshKosh-Recalls-Baby-Bgosh-Quilted-Jacket-Due-to-Choking-Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Baby B’gosh quilted jackets

Hazard: The snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard.                        

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to any OshKosh or Carter’s store or contact OshKosh for a full refund in the form of a $34 gift card (for an infant size) or $36 gift card (for a toddler size).

Consumer Contact:

OshKosh at 800-692-4674 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.oshkosh.com  and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 38,000 (in addition, about 5,000 were sold in Canada).

Description

This recall involves OshKosh Baby B’gosh quilted jackets in pink and gray.  The style number can be found on the front of the care tag sewn on the inside of the product, and the UPC number can be found on the back of the same care tag.  The style number and UPC number can also be found on the price tag.  Only jackets with the following style numbers and UPC codes are included in the recall:

Color

Style Numbers

Size

UPC Codes

Pink

13003910

0-3M

190795946918

6M

190795946956

9M

190795946963

12M

190795946925

18M

190795946932

24M

190795946949

23003910

2T

190795946062

3T

190795946079

4T

190795946086

5T

190795946093

Gray

12691410

0-3M

190795930399

12M

190795930405

18M

190795930412

24M

190795930429

6M

190795930436

9M

190795930443

22691410

2T

190795919660

3T

190795919677

4T

190795919684

5T

190795919691

 

Incidents/Injuries: OshKosh received three reports of a snap detaching, including one report of a child putting a detached snap in her mouth.

 

Sold At: OshKosh, Bon-Ton, Kohl’s, Fred Meyer and other retail and department stores nationwide, and online atwww.oshkosh.com between August 2017 and September 2017 for between $35 and $40.

Importer: OshKosh B’gosh Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Manufactured in: Indonesia

In Conjunction With: Canada

Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65036r-eng.php

fast_track.pngThis recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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Norco Bicycle Recall

recall_logo.jpegU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall with Health Canada

Recall Date: November 7, 2017

Recall Number: 18-025

Norco Bicycles Recalls Children’s Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Norco-Bicycles-Recalls-Childrens-Bicycles

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children’s bicycles with Samox cranksets

Hazard: The cranks can bend or break during use, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Norco Bicycles dealer for free installation of a new crankset.


Consumer Contact:
 Norco at 800-663-8916 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.norco.com and click on “Safety Notices/Recalls” for more information. Consumers can also contact their local Norco Bicycles dealers to request installation of a new crankset.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,050 (In addition 1,750 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves 2015, 2016 and 2017 model year Norco children’s bicycles with Samox SAC30-111NA square taper bicycle cranks in 140mm and 152mm lengths. The crank model number AC30 is located on the inside of both crank arms, and the crank length is stamped at the end of each crank arm. Included in this recall are 20- and 24-inch wheeled bicycles with the following model names: Storm 2.1, Storm 4.1, Charger 2.1, Charger 4.1, Fluid HT 2.3, Fluid HT 4.3, Fluid FS 2.2, and Fluid FS 4.2. The model name is located on the top tube of the bicycle.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the cranks bending or breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Norco Bicycles dealers nationwide from May 2016 through September 2017 for between $400 and $1,700.

Importer/Distributor: Norco Bicycles, of Canada

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64926r-eng.php

fasttrack.pngThis recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

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800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

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