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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls Products Due To Fire Hazards


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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. Recently, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

Tween Brands Recalls Light Up Bed Canopies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards;

DAVIDsTEA Recalls Valentine’s Day Stackable Mugs Due to Fire Hazard.

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Arctic Cat 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 April 18, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[w]hile operating the snowmobile the exhaust can flame from the muffler outlet, posing a fire hazard.”

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Interline Brands Recalls Proplus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings


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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 28, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.” The swivels are used “primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Multiple 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. Recently, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

Kubota Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Fire Hazard (March 20, 2019);

American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (March 20, 2019);

Bulk Unlimited Recalls Children’s Globes Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (March 21, 2019).

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Multiple 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 14, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards;

Brush Art Recalls WIC Nutrition Plates Due to Fire Hazard; and

Tech Gear 5.7 Recalls Performance Heated Socks Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

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HP Expands Recall of Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations


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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 12, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

HP Expands Recall of Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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TJX Recalls Heating Pads Due To Fire and Burn Hazards


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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 8, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

TJX Recalls Heating Pads Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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Arctic Cat Recalls Textron Off-Highway Utility 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 March 5, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Arctic Cat Recalls Textron Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, the “[f]uel can leak from the fuel line, posing a fire hazard.”

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Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Turkey Fryer


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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 19, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Turkey Fryer Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he turkey fryer spout can leak oil, 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 February 14, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

PurpleAir Recalls Power Supply Units for Air Sensors Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; and

CVB Recalls LUCID Folding Mattress-Sofas Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard.

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