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Surface Pro power cords recalled in the US due to fire risk

On February 2, Microsoft issued a product recall for millions of Surface Pro power cords in the U.S. and Canada due to a potential risk of injury or fire caused by overheating. The recall was announced on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website with additional details for consumers. The AC power cords came packaged with… Read More

Honda expands Takata recall

On March 19, Honda  stated that they are adding 104,871 vehicles to their Takata airbag recall, an article of USA Today reported. This is the latest wave of Takata airbag recalls, which now include 2008 Pilot SUVs, 2004 Civics, and 2001 Accords. These primarily affect the driver side airbags, which is a deviation from the previous… Read More

Thousands of infant mattresses recalled in the US

Some 169,000 infant mattresses in the US are being recalled by Ikea due to potential hazards that it can cause to babies, ksn.com reported on January 20. The recall affects the mattresses of several IKEA crib models. Reports said the company issued the recall after they were notified of two incidents of babies getting trapped… Read More

Chrysler added over 200K vehicles to their airbag recall

Chrysler stated that they are recalling 208,783 more vehicles in the U.S. equipped with defective Takata airbags, The Detroit News on December 12 stated. Chrysler is nowrecalling an estimated 617,000 vehicles. The decision to widen the recall was established on December 11 after pressure from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA). Initially limited… Read More

US Senator urge NHTSA to address vehicles with faulty airbags

Bill Nelson, U.S. Senator and member of the Senate Commerce Committee, is urging the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) to take more widespread action to address defective airbags that affect million of vehicles, Bradenton Herald reported on October 21. Reports said Senator Bill Nelson (D-Orlando) asked NHTSA’s David Friedman to push millions of… Read More

Nearly 6M HP power cords recalled

An estimated 5.6 million faulty laptop power cords supplied by Hewlett-Packard (HP) are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada due to fire risks, an article in International Business Times stated on August 28. HP issued a voluntary recall of the potentially hazardous cords after the federal commission on product safety was notified of 29… Read More

Bed handles recalled after three deaths

Hundreds of thousands of adult bed handles are being  recalled by Bed Handles Inc. after the product was linked to three deaths, an article by the Kansas City Star reported on May 20. Bed Handles Inc. is recalling 113,000 bed handles sold from 1994 to 2007 after three women reportedly died from becoming trapped by the handles.… Read More