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Yamaha Recalls Wolverine RMAX Off-Road Side-By-Side Vehicles


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On May 12, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Yamaha Recalls Wolverine RMAX Off-Road Side-By-Side Vehicles Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert).

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he recalled vehicles can have a damaged fuel tank causing fuel to leak, posing fire and explosion hazards.”

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Santa Cruz Bicycles Recalls Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On May 5, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Santa Cruz Bicycles Recalls Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles Due to Fall and Fire Hazards.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he latch mechanism that holds the battery in place can malfunction, causing the battery to dislodge from the frame and fall to the ground, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Additionally, the latch spring can cause additional wear on the battery housing over time, posing a fire hazard.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On April 21, 2022 and April 28, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Best Buy Recalls Insignia™ Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”
  1. Polaris Recalls RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC’s website, “[a]n incorrectly routed battery cable can contact the prop shaft during use, which can result in an electrical short, posing a fire hazard.”
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Dollar Tree Recalls More than One Million Hot Glue Guns


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On April 14, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Dollar Tree Recalls More than One Million Hot Glue Guns Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he glue gun can malfunction when plugged in, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On April 21, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Elite Comfort Solutions Recalls Nectar® Premier Mattresses Due to Failure to Meet Federal Flammability Standard; Sold Exclusively at NectarSleep.com (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he recalled mattresses failed to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.”
  1. Best Buy Recalls Insignia™ Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”
  1. MWA Recalls LUXE+WILLOW Heated Blankets Due to Burn and Fire Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he blanket can overheat if left plugged in and powered on for an extended period of time, posing fire and burn hazards.”
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SOUNDBOKS Recalls Bluetooth Speakers with Lithium-Ion Batteries


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On March 31, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

SOUNDBOKS Recalls Bluetooth Speakers with Lithium-Ion Batteries Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert).

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On March 16, 2022 and March 17, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. RH Recalls Illuminated Mirrors Due to Fire and Shock Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]here are loose components in the mirror’s bulb sockets, which can lead to overcurrent and overheating, posing fire and shock hazards.”
  2. ToolGuards Portable Water Immersion Heaters Recalled Due to Shock, Electrocution and Fire Hazards; Imported by FXswede AB; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he water immersion heater can overheat, melt or catch fire, posing shock, electrocution and fire hazards.”
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BRP Recalls Snowmobiles


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On March 3, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

BRP Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert).

According to the CPSC’s website, “[f]uel can leak from the fuel tank vent onto hot components when the snowmobiles are on a tilt or flipped over, posing a fire hazard.”

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TJX Recalls Menorahs Due to Fire Hazard


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On February 23, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

TJX Recalls Menorahs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold at Marshalls, HomeGoods and Homesense Stores.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he resin and medium-density fiberboard (“MDF”) menorahs can burn or catch fire when holding lit candles, posing a fire hazard.”

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Husqvarna Recalls All-Wheel Drive Robotic Lawnmowers


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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On February 17, 2022, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Husqvarna Recalls All-Wheel Drive Robotic Lawnmowers Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert).

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he lithium-ion battery in the lawnmower can overheat, posing a risk of fire.”

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