Recall Alert: Feb. 23

Updated: Monday, February 24 2014, 11:29 AM MST
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Recall Alert: Feb. 23
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CPSC Recalls, Recall Alerts and Press Releases en Espanol

La CPSC y la ACCC advierten sobre venenosos peligros con paquetes de detergente líquido
En los Estados Unidos y Australia, los reportes de lesiones a niños que han ingerido detergente de los paquetes incluyen pérdida de conocimiento, vómitos excesivos, mareos, inflamación de la garganta y dificultad para respirar.
50 años de esfuerzos de prevención del envenenamiento resultan en vidas salvadas; nuevos peligros tóxicos aún acechan muchos hogares
La CPSC celebra la campaña nacional de salud pública más prolongada de la nación: la Semana Nacional de Prevención de Envenenamientos (National Poison Prevention Week). Los esfuerzos ayudaron a reducir número de muertes anuales de niños de alrededor 400 muertes a alrededor de 40.
Organismos federales norteamericanos de seguridad del consumidor unen esfuerzos para fomentar la concientización sobre el envenenamiento
La CPSC y los organismos federales de seguridad del consumidor en Canadá y México, recuerdan a los padres y cuidadores sobre los peligros del envenenamiento accidental o involuntario durante la Semana de la Prevención de Envenenamientos 2013 (marzo 17-23).
Kolcraft acuerda pagar penalidad civil de $400,000 e implementar mejoras significativas de cumplimiento interno debido al incumplimiento en reportar corrales para bebé defectuosos
La empresa no reportó un defecto que involucra sus corrales para bebé, los cuales fueron vendidos a nivel nacional desde enero del 2000 hasta enero del 2009.
Horario de verano = Reemplazar las baterías de las alarmas detectoras de humo y de monóxido de carbono
Cambie las baterías de las alarmas detectoras de humo y de CO. Las alarmas en buen funcionamiento salvan vidas.
Retiro de productos Triaminic y Theraflu debido a incumplimiento con requerimiento sobre tapas a prueba de niños; riesgo de envenenamiento
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Retiro de productos Triaminic y Theraflu debido a incumplimiento con requerimiento sobre tapas a prueba de niños; riesgo de envenenamiento.
Whalen Furniture pagará una penalidad civil de $725,000 por incumplimiento en reportar camas para niños defectuosas
Un niño pequeño murió cuando la tapa del baúl de juguetes de la cama le cayó encima.
Bexco retira del mercado las cómodas Million Dollar Baby debido a peligros de vuelco; se reporta la muerte de dos niños pequeños
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Bexco retira del mercado las cómodas Million Dollar Baby debido a peligros de vuelco; se reporta la muerte de dos niños pequeños.
Gemme Juvenile retira del mercado las cómodas Natart Chelsea para reducir el riesgo de volcaduras; se reporta la muerte de un niño pequeño
La cómoda puede volcarse cuando un niño se sube o se trepa a las gavetas de la cómoda. La CPSC y la empresa están enteradas sobre un reporte de un niño de dos años que se sofocó cuando se subió la segunda gaveta y la cómoda le cayó encima.
Fisher-Price retira para su inspección sillas mecedoras infantiles Rock 'N Play debido al riesgo a la exposición al moho
Fisher-Price ha recibido 600 informes de moho en las sillas reclinables infantiles. Dieciséis consumidores indicaron que sus bebés requirieron tratamiento por problemas respiratorios, tos y urticaria tras haber dormido en el producto.
Cuatro minoristas aceptan dejar de vender y retirar voluntariamente del mercado reclinadores Nap Nanny debido a la muerte de cinco bebés
Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com, Toys R Us/Babies R Us ofrecen rembolsos o crédito en compras por reclinadores vendidos.
La CPSC demanda a Star Networks USA por peligrosas bolas y cubos magnéticos de alta potencia
La demanda busca una orden que requiera que la empresa deje de vender peligrosas bolas y cubos magnéticos de alta potencia.
El momento de vuelco: la CPSC registra en 2011 el mayor número de muertes al volcarse televisores y muebles
Un nuevo reporte señala que ocurrieron 41 muertes en 2011 al volcarse un televisor, mueble o electrodoméstico; 349 personas (la mayoría niños) murieron entre 2000 y 2011.
La muerte de cinco bebés impulsa a la CPSC a demandar al fabricante de los reclinadores para bebés Nap Nanny y Chill
La queja legal presentada por la CPSC incluye cuatro bebés que murieron en reclinadores portátiles Nap Nanny Generation Two y una quinta muerte que involucra al modelo Chill. La demanda busca una orden que requiera que el fabricante notifique al público sobre defectos en el diseño y ofrezca un rembolso completo a los consumidores.
La CPSC, la NFPA y el jefe de bomberos del estado de Maryland se asocian para evitar fuegos y lesiones con las decoraciones de la temporada festiva
Cada noviembre y diciembre, miles se lesionan y millones de dólares se reportan en pérdida de bienes como resultado de caídas, incendios y otros incidentes asociados con las decoraciones festivas.

Child Product Recalls

Lea Industries Recalls Bunk Beds with Bookcases Due to Risk of Entrapment (Recall Alert)
The Lea Covington or Hannah Collection bunk beds with bookcases can be assembled incorrectly, resulting in a gap larger than allowed by industry safety standards. This poses an entrapment hazard to young children.
phil&teds Recalls Infant Car Seat Adaptors for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
The adaptors connecting the car seat to the stroller can crack and break and the infant can fall.
Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard
Wed, 28 May 2014 10:00:00
Children's Pajamas Recalled by Empress Arts Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards
The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear.
Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard
The base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Nantucket Distributing Recalls Felt Easter Baskets Due to Choking Hazard
Decorative beads can detach.
H&M Recalls Girls' Leggings Due to Choking Hazard
A metal part on the leggings' belt can detach.
Discount School Supply Recalls Sorting Boards Due to Magnet Ingestion Risk and Excessive Lead Levels (Recall Alert)
The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls that are sandwiched between the board and a clear plastic cover.
Runway Global Recalls Sugarfly Girls' Coats; Waist Drawstring Poses Entanglement Hazard
The coats have a drawstring tie sewn into the side seam at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children.
Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard
The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
BedHead Pajamas Recalls Children's Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
J.P. Boden Recalls Boys' Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.
Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard
The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.
IKEA Recalls Children?s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard
An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy?s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.
Bedz King Recalls Bunk Beds with Side Ladder Due To Entrapment Hazard (Recall Alert)
A protruding corner post on the bunk beds exceeds the 5mm allowed by industry standard, posing an entrapment hazard.
Minga Fair Trade Imports Recalls Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The paint on the wooden flipping acrobat toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys Due to Choking Hazard
The stuffed animals' eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Vera Bradley Recalls Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard
The pom-pom tail can detach from the body of the bear rattle and the bunny, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Design Ideas Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion
The small magnets can easily detach from the product. If swallowed, magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.
Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled by A Harvest Company Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at StorkStack.com
Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Eastman Footwear Recalls Coleman Runestone Children's Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods
The metal rivets surrounding the holes where the shoestring is secured on the shoes can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
Infantino Recalls Teething Toys Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target
The tail of the monkey can pose a choking hazard to young children.
BebeLove Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards
The walkers failed to meet federal safety standards. Specifically, style number 358 can fit through a standard doorway and is not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. In addition, style number 368 contains leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child's head can become entrapped at the neck. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.
Lion Force Recalls Boys' Puffer Coats Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory
The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
Runway Global Recalls Girls' Sugarfly Hooded Jackets Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Strollers Recalled by Britax Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard
The hinge on the stroller's folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers' fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.
Fred & Friends Recalls Infant Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard
The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the ventilation holes on the Volume and Panic pacifier guards are too small.
IKEA Expands Recall of Junior Beds that Pose Laceration Hazard
The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.
Playtex Recalls Pacifier Holder Clips Due to Choking Hazard
The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard
The head on the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Household Product Recalls

Mission Archery Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
The MXB crossbows can fire an arrow unexpectedly without the trigger being pulled.
Precision Shooting Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
TAC Elite, TAC Ordnance, and Enigma model crossbows can unexpectedly fire an arrow. This poses a risk of injury to the user or bystander.
Exmark Recalls Quest ZRT Riding Mowers Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard
The riding mower's steering assembly can fail and cause riders to lose steering, posing a crash hazard.
BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Forks Can Break
The bicycle forks on BMC Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge bikes can crack or break above the brake mount.
Coleman Recalls Northstar Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard
An incorrect gas feed tube was installed on the lantern. When lit, the tube can release too much fuel, posing fire and burn hazards.
Horizon Hobby Recalls Blade 700 X Pro Series Helicopter Kits, Spindle Sets Due To Injury Hazard
The main rotor washer can fail, causing the blades to come off the helicopter during use. This poses an injury hazard to the operator and bystanders.
Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard
The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations' towers can slide out or break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Felt Bicycles Recalls Triathlon Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury
The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
Excalibur Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
The crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.
E-Z-GO Recalls Golf, Shuttle, Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard
The steering wheel nut may not have been tightened sufficiently, reducing the driver's steering control. This can result in a crash.
Ontel Recalls Isometric Exercise Devices Due to Projectile Hazard
The handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.
Snowboard Bindings Recalled by K2 Sports Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The bindings can release unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.
Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body of the vehicle, posing a fire hazard.
BMC Recalls Stromer Electric Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
The bicycle fork can break, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
Fitbit Recalls Force Activity-Tracking Wristband Due to Risk of Skin Irritation
Users can develop allergic reactions to the stainless steel casing, materials used in the strap, or adhesives used to assemble the product, resulting in redness, rashes or blistering where the skin has been in contact with the tracker.
ZLP Manufacturing Recalls Hornet Zip Line Trolleys Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The retaining pin can release and cause the two side plates of the trolley to separate and fall off the zip line, posing a fall hazard.
Tektro USA and TRP Recall Bicycle Mechanical Disc Brake Calipers Due to Crash Hazard
The brake cable actuator arm can over-rotate, dislocating parts, causing the brake calipers to fail. Lack of brakes results in loss of control and a crash hazard, posing a risk of injury to the rider and others
Canon Recalls to Repair PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras
A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user.
Fitness Anywhere Recalls TRX Dip and Hammer Bars Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)
The welds on the bars can crack or break and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.
Mammut Recalls Crevasse Rescue Devices Due to Risk of Injury
The pull cord lock cam can fail, posing a risk of death and injury during a rescue.
Yamaha Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The off-road motorcycle's drive chain can detach and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The vehicles' throttle cable can melt on the exhaust pipe and fail to operate properly. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard
Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® heated gloves and Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries.
Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazard
The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.
Sterling Rope Company Recalls Sewn Cords Due to Fall Hazard
Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard.
Club Car Recalls Golf and Transport Vehicles Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The hip restraint on the passenger side can fracture, posing a fall hazard.
3T Design Recalls Cervlo Bicycles with Aduro Aero Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury
The forward extension mounts can detach from the base bar while riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall
The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Reebok-CCM Recalls Senior Hockey Elbow Pads Due to Risk of Elbow Injury
The molded foam padding inside the elbow pads can become cracked, fractured or split, which poses a risk of injury to the elbow.
Suunto Recalls Air Hoses Used With Scuba Gear Due To Drowning Hazard
The high pressure air hose may leak or rupture leading to a loss of breathing gas posing a drowning hazard.

Sports / Recreation Recalls

Mission Archery Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
The MXB crossbows can fire an arrow unexpectedly without the trigger being pulled.
Precision Shooting Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
TAC Elite, TAC Ordnance, and Enigma model crossbows can unexpectedly fire an arrow. This poses a risk of injury to the user or bystander.
Exmark Recalls Quest ZRT Riding Mowers Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard
The riding mower's steering assembly can fail and cause riders to lose steering, posing a crash hazard.
BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Forks Can Break
The bicycle forks on BMC Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge bikes can crack or break above the brake mount.
Coleman Recalls Northstar Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard
An incorrect gas feed tube was installed on the lantern. When lit, the tube can release too much fuel, posing fire and burn hazards.
Horizon Hobby Recalls Blade 700 X Pro Series Helicopter Kits, Spindle Sets Due To Injury Hazard
The main rotor washer can fail, causing the blades to come off the helicopter during use. This poses an injury hazard to the operator and bystanders.
Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard
The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations' towers can slide out or break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Felt Bicycles Recalls Triathlon Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury
The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
Excalibur Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard; Can Fire Unexpectedly
The crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.
E-Z-GO Recalls Golf, Shuttle, Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard
The steering wheel nut may not have been tightened sufficiently, reducing the driver's steering control. This can result in a crash.
Ontel Recalls Isometric Exercise Devices Due to Projectile Hazard
The handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.
Snowboard Bindings Recalled by K2 Sports Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The bindings can release unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.
Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body of the vehicle, posing a fire hazard.
BMC Recalls Stromer Electric Bicycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
The bicycle fork can break, posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
Fitbit Recalls Force Activity-Tracking Wristband Due to Risk of Skin Irritation
Users can develop allergic reactions to the stainless steel casing, materials used in the strap, or adhesives used to assemble the product, resulting in redness, rashes or blistering where the skin has been in contact with the tracker.
ZLP Manufacturing Recalls Hornet Zip Line Trolleys Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The retaining pin can release and cause the two side plates of the trolley to separate and fall off the zip line, posing a fall hazard.
Tektro USA and TRP Recall Bicycle Mechanical Disc Brake Calipers Due to Crash Hazard
The brake cable actuator arm can over-rotate, dislocating parts, causing the brake calipers to fail. Lack of brakes results in loss of control and a crash hazard, posing a risk of injury to the rider and others
Canon Recalls to Repair PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras
A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user.
Fitness Anywhere Recalls TRX Dip and Hammer Bars Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)
The welds on the bars can crack or break and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.
Mammut Recalls Crevasse Rescue Devices Due to Risk of Injury
The pull cord lock cam can fail, posing a risk of death and injury during a rescue.
Yamaha Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The off-road motorcycle's drive chain can detach and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
The vehicles' throttle cable can melt on the exhaust pipe and fail to operate properly. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard
Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® heated gloves and Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries.
Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazard
The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.
Sterling Rope Company Recalls Sewn Cords Due to Fall Hazard
Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard.
Club Car Recalls Golf and Transport Vehicles Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The hip restraint on the passenger side can fracture, posing a fall hazard.
3T Design Recalls Cervlo Bicycles with Aduro Aero Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury
The forward extension mounts can detach from the base bar while riding causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.
West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles; Frames Can Break Causing Riders to Fall
The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Reebok-CCM Recalls Senior Hockey Elbow Pads Due to Risk of Elbow Injury
The molded foam padding inside the elbow pads can become cracked, fractured or split, which poses a risk of injury to the elbow.
Suunto Recalls Air Hoses Used With Scuba Gear Due To Drowning Hazard
The high pressure air hose may leak or rupture leading to a loss of breathing gas posing a drowning hazard.

Medical Recalls

DePuy Synthes Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System: Class I Recall - May Reverse Directions After Surgery
Infants at highest risk for injury. Sudden obstruction of trachea could lead to respiratory arrest/death. In all patient populations, failure may result in need for surgical intervention to replace failed device.
CloverSnare 4-Loop Vascular Retrieval Snare by Cook Medical: Recall - Risk of Loop to Separate From Shaft
UPDATED 08/27/2014. Lot numbers added.
Sterile Convenience Surgical Packs by Customed, Inc.: Recall - Potential Loss of Sterility
Potential adhesion defect which may lead to infection.
Children’s Medical Ventures Gel-E Donut and Squishon 2: Class 1 Recall - Possibility of Mold
Cladosporium and Penicillium Fungi which may cause difficulty in breathing, allergic reactions and serious health consequences, including death.
Diamondback 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System by Cardiovascular Systems: Class I Recall - Sheath May Fracture During Use
Fragments of the sheath could possibly block blood vessels.
Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5 Percent Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II): Recall - Presence of Particulate Matter
Particulate matter could potentially serve as a focal point for infection should any pre-existing peritonitis exist, and may lead to a fatal outcome.
IPM Wound Gel by Edwards Pharmaceuticals: Class I Recall - Microbial Contamination
Use of the affected product may cause serious adverse health consequences, including sepsis, limb loss, and death.
Arize: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
Undeclared sulfoaildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Herbal Vigor Quick Fix: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
Undeclared tadalafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
CUBICIN (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg in 10 mL Single Use Vials: Recall - Foreign Particulate Matter
Administration of particulate matter poses a potential safety risk to patients such as a thromboembolism or a life-threatening pulmonary embolism.
White and Blue Lion Tattoo Kits: Recall - Bacterial Contamination of Needles and Ink Bottles
Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.
RegeneSlim Appetite Control Capsules: Recall - Presence Of DMAA
DMAA can narrow blood vessels and arteries, which can cause a rise in blood pressure or other cardiovascular problems such as shortness of breath, arrhythmias, tightening in the chest, and heart attack.
Cubicin (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg in 10 mL Single Use Vials: Recall - Presence Of Particulate Matter
The administration of a glass particulate poses a potential safety risk to patients such as a thromboembolism or a life-threatening pulmonary emboli.
Expression Injectable by Enhancement Medical: FDA Safety Communication - Adverse Events Associated with Unapproved Use As a Dermal Filler
Events have included swelling, tenderness, firmness, lumps, bumps, bruising, pain, redness, discoloration, itching, and the development of hard nodules.
Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, 2 percent, by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates
Injected particulate could result in delay in therapy, local inflammation, mechanical disruption of tissue or immune response to the particulate.
GE Healthcare, LLC, Single-Width Airway Modules (E-MiniC) and Accessories and Extension Modules (N-FC, N-FCREC): Class I Recall - CO2 Detector May Fail Leading to Injury
Physicians may make decisions based on incorrect values which could lead to permanent, irreversible impairment or life-threatening changes in patients.
Advocate Redi-Code+ Blood Glucose Test Strips by Diabetic Supply of Suncoast: Recall- Labeling Error
UPDATED 07/22/2014. Recall classified as Class I. Delayed or inappropriate treatment of hyperglycemic or hypoglycemic states due to missed/delayed detection could lead to serious health consequences, including death.
Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets by American Health Packaging: Recall - Mislabeled Packaging
Failure to receive the proper dose of oxcarbazepine could increase the chances of patients having a seizure and inadvertent consumption of ibuprofen may cause adverse reactions.
Sterile Drug Products by Downing Labs (aka NuVision Pharmacy): Drug Alert - Lack of Sterility Assurance
Administration of a non-sterile drug product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death
Baxter IV Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride Solutions: Recall - Particulate Matter
If infused, the presence of particulate foreign matter may elicit inflammatory and allergic responses, both chronic and acute, and may be life threatening.

Food Recalls

Missouri Firm Recalls Curry Chicken Salad for Possible Listeria Contamination
Schnucks Kitchen, an O'Fallon, Mo., establishment, is recalling approximately 130 pounds of Curry White Meat Chicken Salad product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Utah Firm Recalls Fully-Cooked-Not-Shelf-Stable, Ready-To-Eat Pork Roast Products Produced Under The Wrong Haccp Plan And For Mislabeling
Creminelli Fine Meats, LLC, a Salt Lake City, Utah, establishment, is recalling 31 pieces (approximately 101 pounds) of fully-cooked-not-shelf-stable, ready-to-eat pork roast products because they were produced under the wrong Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan and for mislabeling
Texas Firm Recalls Various Raw Poultry Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection
Fran's Fryers, a Milford, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 251 pounds of various raw poultry products because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Kansas Firm Recalls Chicken, Ham and Beef Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Reser's Fine Foods is expanding its recall of chicken, ham and beef products to include all products produced between Oct. 10 and Oct. 25, 2013.
Kansas Firm Recalls Chicken, Ham And Beef Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Reser's Fine Foods, a Topeka, Kan. establishment, is expanding its recall of chicken, ham and beef products to include all products produced between Sept. 5 and Oct. 9, 2013.
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken And Ham Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Garden Fresh Foods, a Milwaukee, WI. establishment, is recalling approximately 103,080 additional pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Minnesota Firm Recalls Ground Beef Product Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
Costco, in Coon Rapids, Minn., is recalling an undetermined amount of lean fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
Kansas Firm Recalls Chicken, Ham and Beef Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Reser's Fine Foods, a Topeka, Kan. establishment, is recalling approximately 22,800 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken and Ham Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Garden Fresh Foods, a Milwaukee, WI. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,694 additional pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The company is recalling these products in addition to the 19,054 pounds of similar products that were recalled on Sept. 25, 2013.
Minnesota Firm Recalls Pizza Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Junction Pizza, a Grey Eagle, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 17,194 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain soy lecithin, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product labels.
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken And Ham Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Garden Fresh Foods, a Milwaukee, Wisc.establishment, is recalling approximately 19,054 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Texas Firm Recalls Canned Pasta Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Campbell Soup Supply Company LLC, a Paris, TX establishment, is recalling 1,920 cans (approximately 1,740 pounds) of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Louisiana Firm Recalls Stew Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Acadian Fine Foods, LLC, a Church Point, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 17,037 pounds of pork stew and chicken stew products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain whey and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.
Missouri Firm Recalls Meatballs Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
St. Louis establishment is recalling approximately 123 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat meatballs due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Ontario, Canada Firm Recalls Prosciutto Ham Product For Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Santa Maria Foods, a Brampton, Ontario, establishment, is recalling approximately 2,600 pounds of whole boneless ham prosciutto product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Colorado Firm Recalls Meat And Poultry Products That Were Produced Under Insanitary Conditions
Yauk’s Specialty Meats, a Windsor, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions.
Colorado Firm Recalls Meat And Poultry Products That Were Produced Under Insanitary Conditions
Yauk’s Specialty Meats, a Windsor, Colo., establishment, is expanding its recall to include an undetermined amount of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions.
Missouri Firm Recalls Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Tyson Foods Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.
Washington Firm Recalls Dried Egg Products Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella
Colorado Firm Recalls Meat and Poultry Products That Were Produced Under Insanitary Conditions
Yauk's Specialty Meats, a Windsor, Colo., establishment, is expanding its recall to include an additional product that was produced under insanitary conditions. The products being recalled today are in addition to the various meat and poultry products that were recalled on Dec. 9 and Dec. 12, 2013.
Hawaii Firm Recalls Frozen, Raw Chicken Products Due To Possible Temperature Abuse
Palama Holdings, LLC, a Kapolei, HI establishment, is recalling approximately 3,600 pounds of raw, frozen marinated chicken products because they may have experienced temperature abuse in the distribution chain.
Louisiana Firm Recalls Cooked Meat, Poultry, and Deli Products Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Manda Packing Company, a Baker, La., establishment, is expanding its recall to include approximately 468,000 pounds of roast beef, ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog head cheese, corned beef, and pastrami.
Louisiana Firm Recalls Roast Beef Deli Meat Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Manda Packing Company, a Baker, La., establishment, is recalling approximately 20,166 pounds of cooked roast beef deli meat due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Washington Firm Recalls Dried Egg Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 226,710 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
New York Firm Recalls Additional Frozen Mini Meals And Other Snack Products Due To Possible E. Coli O121 Contamination
Rich Products Corporation, a Buffalo, N.Y. firm, is expanding its recall of various heat treated, not fully cooked frozen mini meals and snack items because they may be contaminated with E. coli O121.
New York Firm Recalls Frozen Mini Quesadilla, Pizza, Cheese Steak and Other Snack Products Due To Possible E. Coli O121 Contamination
Rich Products Corporation, a Buffalo, NY firm, is recalling approximately 196,222 pounds of frozen chicken quesadilla and various other heat treated, not fully cooked frozen mini meals and snack items because they may be contaminated with E. coli O121.
Minnesota Firm Recalls Bone-In Ribeye That May Contain Specified Risk Materials
Triple J Family Farms, a Buffalo Lake, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,270 pounds of bone-in ribeye products because the vertebral column may not have been completely removed, which is not compliant with regulations that require the removal of vertebral column in cattle 30 months of age or older.
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Liver Paté Due to Misbranding and An Undeclared Allergen
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats, a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,454 pounds of liver paté products because they are misbranded in that they contain the milk protein sodium caseinate, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
Texas Firm Recalls Chicken and Pork Tamale Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Isabella Foods, an El Paso, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 685 pounds of tamale products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat or soy, known allergens which are not declared on the label.
New Mexico Firm Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Misbranding and An Undeclared Allergen
BPT Products Inc., a Sunland Park, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 213 pounds of beef jerky products that contain wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
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