On July 29, 2021, Generac recalled these 6500 Watt and 8000 Watt after eight reports of injuries, seven resulting in finger amputations and one in finger crushing.
An unlocked handle can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the generator is moved, posing finger amputation and crushing hazards.
This recall involves 6500 watt and 8000 watt Generac portable generators with unit type numbers XT8000E, XT8000EFI, GP6500, GP6500E, GP8000E and HomeLink 6500E portable generators, and DR models PRO 6500M and PRO 6500E portable generators. The generators have gasoline-powered engines that are used to generate electricity for use as backup power. The portable generators have two-wheels and a single, U-shaped, two-grip, flip-up pin-lock handle to help move the generator. Only the generators listed below are included in this recall.
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On May 26, 2021, HSN recalled these handheld clothing steamers after over 200 burn injuries were reported.
The recalled clothing steamers can expel, spray, or leak hot water during use, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Joy/JM-branded My Little Steamer® and My Little Steamer® Go Mini.
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On June 3, 2021, Fisher Price has recalled these rock ‘n glide soother (glider mode) after 4 reported infant deaths.
Infants who are placed unrestrained in the product and later found on their stomach are at risk of suffocation.
This recall involves CHP56, CHP55 and CBT81 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers. This recall also involves the GDD28, GDD39, GDD41, GGW85, GNX43, GVG43, HBD26 and HBD27 of the 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders. HBT17 is sold in Canada only. The products have two use modes: A powered glider seat and an infant rocker. In both modes, the product can move in a head-to-toe or side-to-side motion. The model number is located on the underside of the base.
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On July 8, 2021, LoHi Tech recalls SOWTECH Espresso Machines with Glass Carafes.
There have been 48 reports of the glass carafe breaking, resulting in five burn injuries.
This recall involves SOWTECH Espresso Machines with model number CM6811. They are black and were sold with a glass carafe. “SOWTECH” is printed in large black type on the metal front panel and “Model CM6811” is printed on a silver label on the bottom of the machine.
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