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Pacific Cycle Recalls E-Bikes


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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 25, 2024, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Pacific Cycle Recalls E-Bikes Due to Fire Hazard

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he wiring harness that manages the charging of the lithium-ion battery was not properly assembled, creating a risk of overheating and fire while charging.”

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Bokser Home Recalls Mattress Pads


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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 18, 2024, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Bokser Home Recalls Mattress Pads Due to Fire Hazard and Violation of Federal Mattress Pad Flammability Regulation.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he recalled mattress pads violate the mandatory federal flammability regulation for mattress pads, posing a fire hazard.”

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Expands Recall of Daikin Evaporator Coil Drain Pans


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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 11, 2024, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Daikin Comfort Technologies Manufacturing (formerly Goodman Manufacturing Company L.P.) Expands Recall of Evaporator Coil Drain Pans to Include Additional Units.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he molded plastic drain pan located at the bottom of the evaporator coil can overheat, melt and deform, posing a fire hazard.”

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Homedics Recalls Massagers


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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 4, 2024, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Homedics Recalls Massagers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he massagers can overheat while charging, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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BlendJet Recalls 4.8 Million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders


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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 December 28, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

BlendJet Recalls 4.8 Million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he recalled blenders can overheat or catch fire and the blender blades can break off, posing fire and laceration hazards to consumers.”

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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 December 21, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. DGL Group Recalls Hover-1 Helix Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he recalled hoverboard’s lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.”
  2. Klein Tools Recalls Blackfire and Klein Tools Power Stations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he top and bottom of the internal inverter boards of the power stations can overheat, 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 December 14, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Traeger Pellet Grills Recalls Flat Top Propane Grills Due to Fire Hazard. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he burner control knob can be incorrectly labeled, which can result in the grill being unintentionally left on, posing a fire hazard.”
  2. Vornado Expands Recall to Include Additional 1.75 Million Steamfast Travel Steam Irons Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he power cord can become damaged near the cord bushing, which can lead to overheating of the cord, posing fire and burn hazards. In addition, cord damage near the bushing can result in exposed copper wires, posing a shock 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 December 7, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recalls related to products that present fire hazards:

  1. Bunkhouse and Lotsa LITES! Mini String Lights Recalled Due to Burn and Fire Hazards; Imported by DM Merchandising (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he bulbs can overheat when the string lights are plugged directly into an outlet, presenting burn and fire hazards.”
  2. Segway Powersports Recalls 2022 Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert). According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he ignition coil can fail to ignite one of the engine cylinders, allowing uncombusted fuel to enter the exhaust pipe where it could ignite, posing a fire hazard.”
  3. Nap Queen Maxima Hybrid Mattresses Recalled by Adven Group Due to Fire Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.”
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Berkshire Blanket & Home Company Recalls Heated Throws and Blankets


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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 November 30, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Berkshire Blanket & Home Company Recalls Heated Throws and Blankets Due to Fire and Thermal Burn Hazards.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he electric throws and blankets may overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”

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Lenovo Recalls USB-C Laptop Power Banks


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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 November 22, 2023, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Lenovo Recalls USB-C Laptop Power Banks Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC’s website, “[t]he power bank’s internal screws can come loose, causing a short circuit and overheating of the lithium-ion battery, posing a fire hazard. Do not put lithium-ion batteries in the trash or battery recycling boxes found at various retail and home improvement stores. They can cause fires and explosions if they are damaged or crushed and are a hazard when thrown in the trash.”

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