Razor USA Recalls GLW Battery Packs Sold with Hovertrax 2.0 Self-Balancing Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard– About 237,000 sold
On August 25, 2021, Razor/Hoertrax has recalled their 2.0 Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards with GLW Battery Packsdue to fire hazards. The lithium-ion GLW battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
About 237,000 units of these hoverboards were sold at Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and other stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com, Amazon.com and other websites from September 2016 through 2018 for about $460.
There have been more than 20 reports of Hovertrax 2.0 Self-Balancing Hoverboards containing GLW battery packs overheating, including some reports of smoke or fire. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Razor for instructions on how to obtain a prepaid shipping carton to send the GLW battery pack back to Razor, and to receive a free replacement battery pack.
Consumers can contact Razor toll-free at 866-467-2967 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Razor.com and click on CPSC Safety Recalls for more information.
Recall number: 21-189
John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors Due to Risk of Injury– About 200 units sold
This recall involves John Deere compact utility tractors with model numbers 4044M, 4044R, 4052M, 4052R, 4066M or 4066R printed on the hood. The recalled compact utility tractors were sold in green and yellow and come in both open operator station and cab configurations. “John Deere” is also printed on the hood. The serial number is located on the frame on the front right side of the machine near the engine and begins with 1LV.
John Deere has received one report of a wheel falling off. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tractors and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free inspection and repair of the wheel mounting bolts. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers directly.
These tractors were sold at John Deere dealers nationwide from December 2020 through June 2021 for between $30,000 and $56,000. Manufactured by Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.
Recall number: 21-776. Recall date: August 19, 2021.
Infant Bath Seats Recalled Due to Drowning Hazard; Imported by Frieyss and Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com– About 120 units sold
This recall involves Frieyss infant bath seats. The bath seats are blue plastic with four green suction cups on the bottom. Stickers featuring clouds, a lion, a sun and a squirrel holding two ballons are on the front bar. The seat is about 13 inches wide, 12 inches deep and 8 inches high. The bath seats are advertised as suitable for baby ages 6 months to12 months. A sticker on the packaging states, “(barcode-X002RAO6GV) Baby Shower Chair…Made in China.” “Pull rubber tab below to release suction pads from bath” is stamped on the bottom of the bath seat.
The bath seats fail to meet the federal safety standard for infant bath seats, including requirements for stability and leg openings, and can tip over while in use, posing a drowning hazard to babies.
No incidents reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled infant bath seats and contact Frieyss for instructions on returning the bath seats with free shipping to receive a full refund. Frieyss is contacting all known purchasers directly.
These bath seats were exclusively sold online at Amazon.com from March 2021 through April 2021 for about $40..
Recall number: 21-775. Recall date: August 19, 2021.
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