Recall Alert: Nov. 17

Updated: Monday, November 18 2013, 12:32 PM EST
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Recall Alert: Nov. 17
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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

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.
Sterile Drug Products by Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd.: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance
UPDATED 07/23/2014. Administration of a non-sterile drug product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life-threatening infections or death.
Hospira Lactated Ringer's And 5% Dextrose Injection, 1000 ML, Flexible Containers: Recall (One Lot) - Mold Contamination
Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot. Intravenous administration of a non-sterile product can result in infections that may be life-threatening, and may result in prolonged hospitalization or organ failure.
Weight Loss Products: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredients
May present significant risk for patients with history of CAD, CHF, arrhythmias, or stroke. May interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications.
Langston V2 Dual Lumen Catheters (Models 5540 and 5550) by Vascular Solutions: Class I Recall - Inner Catheter May Separate During Use and Cause Injury
The use of affected product may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.
Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System, Medtronic Neurosurgery: Class 1 Recall - Tubing May Disconnect and Lead to Injury
Device failure may result in air within skull, infection, and over/under drainage of CSF that may contribute to serious adverse health consequences, including death.
Coumadin (warfarin sodium) for Injection by Bristol-Myers Squibb: Recall - Particulate Matter
Injected particulate metallic and non-metallic cellulose material can cause serious and potentially fatal adverse reactions such as embolization.
Medical Supply Liquidators Injectable Vitamin Products With a "Sunshine Labs" Label: Warning - Products Not FDA Approved
All lots of non-expired products being recalled.
Lidocaine Viscous: Drug Safety Communication - Boxed Warning Required - Should Not Be Used to Treat Teething Pain
Too much viscous lidocaine given to infants and young children can result in seizures, severe brain injury, and problems with the heart.
HydroFinity Hydrophilic Guidewires by NDC/Covidien: Recall - Outer Jacket Damage
Damage to the jacket can result in embolization of polymer, potentially leading to vessel occlusion or damage.
Over-The-Counter Topical Acne Products: Drug Safety Communication - Rare But Serious Hypersensitivity Reactions
Reactions may include throat tightness; difficulty breathing; feeling faint; or swelling of the eyes, face, lips, or tongue.
Olmesartan: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Review Finds Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics Not Conclusive
Recommendations for use remain the same; label updates required.
Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best: Recall - Undeclared Lovastatin
Use could result in serious muscle injury, particularly if taking with prescription “statins”; patients with pre-existing liver disease may be at an increased risk for liver injury.
Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging, LLC in Butte, Montana: FDA Safety Communication - Mammography Problems
Patients who had a mammogram performed at Big Sky Diagnostic Imaging should speak to their health care providers about whether their mammograms need to be repeated.
Testosterone Products: FDA/CDER Statement - Risk of Venous Blood Clots
Warning about venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
ConvaTec, Inc., Flexi-Seal CONTROL Fecal Management System Kit: Class I Recall - Not Cleared for Marketing
Reports of 12 serious injuries and one death.
Docetaxel: Drug Safety Communication - May Cause Symptoms of Alcohol Intoxication
Docetaxel contains alcohol, which affects the central nervous system.

Food Recalls

Colorado Firm Recalls Beef and Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
European Meat Products Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 130,000 pounds of fresh and ready-to-eat beef and pork products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
Kentucky Firm Recalls Cheeseburger Mac Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Truitt Brothers Inc., an East Bernstadt, Ky. establishment is recalling approximately 1.77 million pounds of shelf-stable pasta and ground beef products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
Arkansas Firm Recalls Frozen Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
George's Inc., a Springdale, Ark. Establishment, is recalling approximately 1.25 million pounds of frozen par-fried chicken tender products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, wheat.
Missouri Firm Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Walker's Food Products Co., a North Kansas City, Mo., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,446 pounds of chicken salad products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products are formulated with a soy protein concentrate, a known allergen, which was not properly declared on the labels.
Colorado Firm Recalls Various Meat Products Due To Soy Lecithin
House of Smoke, Inc., a Fort Lupton, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 144,000 pounds of meat and poultry products (including bratwurst / brotwurst, fully cooked sausage-type products, and raw fresh products) because of an undeclared allergen (soy lecithin) and misbranding.
Texas Firm Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination
PFP Enterprises, a Fort Worth, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O121, E. coli O145, E. coli O26 and E. coli O45.
Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Chicken Noodle Soup Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
ConAgra Foods, a Milton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 54,673 pounds of chicken noodle soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Wyoming Firm Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to a Processing Deviation
Wyoming Authentic Products, LLC, a Cody, Wyo. establishment, is recalling approximately 365 pounds of beef jerky products due to a processing deviation.
California Firm Recalls Unwholesome Meat Products Produced Without the Benefit of Full Inspection
Rancho Feeding Corporation, a Petaluma, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,742,700 pounds, because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection.
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.
California Firm Recalls Unwholesome Meat Products Produced Without the Benefit of Full Inspection
FSIS decided to reissue the recall release first issued on Feb. 8, 2014 and updated on February 14, 2014 with additional information.
Arkansas Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
George’s Inc., a Springdale, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 29,200 pounds of seasoned raw, chicken breast strips due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, soy.
Oklahoma Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
AdvancePierre Foods, an Enid, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,730 pounds of frozen chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (milk and soy).
Colorado Firm Recalls Fettuccini Alfredo With Chicken Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
American Outdoor Products, a Boulder, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 633 pounds of dehydrated Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (milk and wheat).
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
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Salami Type Products Misbranded With USDA Mark Of Inspection
Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. establishment is recalling approximately 5,723 pounds of salami products for misbranding and because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection
Missouri Firm Recalls Hot Dog Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages. The product labels are incorrect, as they do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese. The products were formulated with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
Ontario Firm Recalls Baby Back Ribs Produced Without Import Inspection
Skilcor Food Products, an importer of record in Brampton, Ontario, is recalling approximately 36 pounds of fully cooked pork baby back ribs in honey garlic barbeque sauce, because they were not presented at the border for USDA FSIS inspection. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
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.
Recall Notification Report 033-2014 (Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts)
Boulder Natural Meats in Denver, Colo., is recalling approximately 363 pounds of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts due to misbranding. The product was formulated with wheat, which is declared on the product label.
California Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Chaparros Mexican Foods Inc., a Vista, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 568,503 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Breast and Tender Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Prime Pak Foods, a Gainesville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 23,250 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast and tender products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Michigan Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7
Wolverine Packing Company, a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
Recall Notification Report 029-2014 (Pork Products)
Transatlantic Foods, Inc., a New York company, is recalling 449,000 pounds of pork products due to misbranding.
New York Firm Recalls Pork and Poultry Products Due To Lack of Inspection
Transatlantic Foods, Inc., a New York company, is recalling approximately 222,000 pounds of pork and poultry products that did not receive the full benefit of inspection.
Missouri Firm Recalls Ribeye and Carcass Products That May Contain Specified Risk Materials
Fruitland American Meat, a Jackson, Mo. establishment is recalling approximately 4,012 pounds of fresh beef products because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been completely removed.
Illinois Firm Recalls Turkey Base Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen
Vanee Foods, a Broadview, Ill. establishment is recalling approximately 3,156 pounds of turkey base because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
Iowa Firm Recalls Sausage Products Containing Soy and Wheat Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
K & W Sausage, an Evansdale, Iowa, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,761 pounds of sausage products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Recall Notification Report 040-2014 (Pork Products)
Rudolph Foods, a Lawrenceville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 34 pounds of pork products due to misbranding.
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