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Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Ellipsis Jetpack Mobile Hotspots Imported by Franklin Wireless


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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 8, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Ellipsis Jetpack Mobile Hotspots Imported by Franklin Wireless Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

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

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Goal Zero Recalls Power Cables


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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 7, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Goal Zero Recalls Power Cables Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing a fire hazard.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Products Recalled Due To Fire Risks


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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 25, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and ProXD, Gravely and Bobcat Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC, “[t]he drive belt can break during operation and damage the inner clutch cover assembly and fuel line, which can result in a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.”
  2. Inyo Pool Products Recalls PureLine Pool Pump Motors Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively on inyopools.com (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC, “[t]he pool pump motors can overheat, posing a fire hazard.”
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Flame King Recalls Hog 100-Pound Propane Cylinders


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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 24, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Flame King Recalls Hog 100-Pound Propane Cylinders Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he propane cylinders manufactured with a handle below the weld on the side could leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.”

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HD Hudson Recalls Battery-Powered Sprayers


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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 18, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

HD Hudson Recalls Battery-Powered Sprayers Due to Fire Hazard.

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

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Melaleuca Recalls Three-Wick Revive Candles


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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 11, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Melaleuca Recalls Three-Wick Revive Candles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert).

According to the CPSC, “[t]he candles’ high flames can ignite the surface of the wax, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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Urban Outfitters Candle Recall and Potter Electric Pull Station Recall


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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 24, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire-related hazards:

  1. Urban Outfitters Recalls Margo Taper Candle Holders Due to Fire Hazard. According to the CPSC, “[t]he candle holders can catch on fire if they come in contact with the candle’s flame, posing a fire hazard.”
  2. Potter Electric Recalls Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action Due to Failure to Alert to Fire. According to the CPSC, “[t]he pull handle on some units can fail to activate the fire alarm system when manually pulled, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.”
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NZXT Recalls H1 Computer Cases


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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 12, 2015, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

NZXT Recalls H1 Computer Cases Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[m]etal screws that attach the PCIe riser assembly to the chassis can cause a short in the printed circuit board and overheating, posing a fire hazard due to the circuit board’s design.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls Electrostatic Sprayers and Cordless Kerosene Heaters


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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 3, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Victory Innovations Recalls Electrostatic Sprayers with Lithium-ion Battery Packs Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards. According to the CPSC, “[t]he sprayer’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack can overheat and melt, posing a risk of the product catching fire and/or exploding.”
  2. Enerco Group Recalls DeWALT Cordless Kerosene Heaters Due to Fire and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazards. According to the CPSC, “[t]he heaters can re-start unexpectedly while in standby mode if the room temperature falls below the thermostat set point, posing fire and carbon monoxide poisoning hazards.”
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Rapala USA Recalls Rechargeable Fillet Knives


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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 January 19, 2021, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Rapala USA Recalls Rechargeable Fillet Knives Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he battery can overheat and catch fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery.”

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