At McCoy, Hiestand & Smith we value the health and safety of everyone in our community. Sometimes regardless of how careful we are the products we buy aren’t as safe as we had hoped.
Products are recalled every day and it’s important to stay up to date on those recalls in order to keep you and your loved ones safe. Below are a few recent recalls that may affect you.
American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
This recall involves Honda EU2200i, EU2200i Companion and EB2200i portable generators. The portable generator can leak gasoline from the fuel valve, posing fire and burn hazards. The serial number is located on a lower corner of one of the side panels of the generator.
The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:
|Model||Start Serial Number||End Serial Number|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a Honda Power Equipment service dealer for a free repair.
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Kubota Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Fire Hazard
This recall involves model years 2018 and 2019 Kubota ZD100 series gasoline-powered zero turn mowers. The throttle cable can make contact with internal electric wiring, posing a fire hazard. The data plate is located on the lower frame of the unit and contains the serial number and model number.
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|Z122EBR-48||Begin: 21408 |
|Z121SKH-48||Begin: 31302 |
|Z125EBR-54||Begin: 16242 |
|Z125SKH-54||Begin: 29458 |
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free repair.
Tech Gear 5.7 Recalls Performance Heated Socks Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
This recall involves Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks sold with lithium-ion batteries. The battery can overheat, melt or ignite when charged with a charger other than the one provided with the product, posing fire and burn hazards to the user. Only socks with serial number MW18A04-17-14, MW18A04-17-15, MW18A04-M4-10/W6-11 and MW18A04-M10-14 are included in the recall. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled socks, remove the battery and contact the firm for instructions on how to receive a free replacement pair of socks with battery or a full refund.
Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards
This recall involves 2019 Mule Pro MX utility vehicles, models 700 EPS, 700 EPS LE and 700 Camo EPS. The vehicle’s oil cooler hoses can separate, and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard. The four-wheel, off-highway utility vehicles were sold in camo, green, red and white. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right, front lower A-arm mounts.
|Model||Model Codes||Vin Range|
|Mule Pro-MX EPS||KAF700BKF/L||RGSW643AXKB120101 through RGSW643A2KB130153|
|Mule Pro-MX EPS LE||KAF700CKF/L||RGSW643A0KB140101 through RGSW643AXKB150182|
|Mule Pro-MX EPS Camo||KAF700DKF/L||RGSW643A1KB160101 through RGSW643A2KB170135|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair.
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HP Expands Recall of Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations
The recall expansion involves lithium-ion batteries for HP commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations. The batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Consumers should immediately visit www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall and for instructions on how to enable “Battery Safety Mode” if their battery is included in the recall. These batteries are not customer-replaceable. HP will provide free battery replacement services by an authorized technician.
Biotouch Recalls Anesthetic Gel for Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement
Biotouch has issued a recall on EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel due to a failure to meet a child resistant closure requirement. “The package is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain-relieving gel contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children,” states the recall. The gel was sold at Biotouch stores, beauty suppliers and tattoo salons nationwide and online at www.amazon.com, www.biotouch.com, www.ebay.com, www.jet.com or www.walmart.com from August 2013 through August 2018. There have been no adverse events reported in connection with the recall.
myStromer Recalls Electric Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
This recall involves all Stromer ST5 pedal-assist electric bicycles. The bicycle stem can break, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. They were sold in a black or gray aluminum frame. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) TBNST5S700SJA0001 through TBNST5S700SKF0065 is etched on the bottom of the right-side chainstay. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to an authorized Stromer dealer for a free repair.
TJX Recalls Heating Pads Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
This recall involves animal-themed sequin heated pads sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores. The heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards. A use and care label bearing the name “Aroma Home” is sewn into the bottom pocket of the heating pad where the USB cord emerges. Consumers should immediately stop using the heating pads and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls for a full refund.
Multiple Arctic Cat Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Recalled Due to Several Hazards
These recalls involve Model Year 2019 Textron Havoc off-highway utility vehicles and 2018 Stampede and Rustler manufactured by Arctic Cat. In the recalled 2019 models fuel can leak from the fuel line, posing a fire hazard. The lower front suspension arm can fail in the 2018 recalled models, posing a crash hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Arctic Cat to schedule a free repair.
New recalls are issued constantly so remember to check back with us monthly for updated recall lists!
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