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Recall Roll Call: July, 2022
Recalls happen more often than you may think. Knowing the products that could be dangerous can help you stay safe. Here’s a quick recap of the major recalls for July 2022.
Aesop USA Bathroom Deodorizing Drops and Oil Burner Blends
These products contain low-viscosity hydrocarbons which should be in child-resistant packaging with the appropriate warnings about posing a risk of poisoning. The company has received 3 reports of skin irritation.
- Units affected: 154,300
- Sold: Aesop, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and other stores between January 2012 and April 2022.
- For more information: http://aesop.com/us/r/recall-2022 or (888) 422-4773
Aqualung SCUBA Diving Computers
The computers can fail to adjust to altitude, and display incorrect for sea level dive times at altitudes exceeding 3,000 feet. This poses a risk of decompression sickness and drowning. No injuries have been reported.
- Units affected: 16,400
- Sold: Dive stores nationwide from May 2021 through March 2022
- For more information: https://us.aqualung.com/en/recall-information.html or (800) 882-1404
Black Diamond Avalanche Transceivers
The transceivers may fail to switch from send to search, and so would not be able to locate a skier in distress. No injuries have been reported.
- Units affected: 76,300
- Sold: Liberty Mountain, REI and other specialty outdoor stores and online at www.backcountry.com from January 2013 through April 2022
- For more information: http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/content/beacon-notification or (866) 306-0865
Dalkin Comfort Technologies Evaporator Coil Drain Pan
The plastic drain pan at the bottom of the evaporator coil can overheat, melt and pose a fire hazard. The company has received 26 reports of fires.
- Units affected: 298,300
- Sold: heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from January 2019 through November 2021
- For more information: http://www.recallrtr.com/drainpan or (888) 520-0579
Hammock Source Key West Knock Down Hammock Stands
The weld that attaches the stand to the base can break, posing a fall hazard. The company has received 9 reports of the stands breaking and 2 reports of scrapes and bruises.
- Units affected: 32,500
- Sold: Exclusively at Lowe’s
- For more information: https://keywest-hammocks.com/standrecall or (888) 744-4366
Kidoozie Play Tents and Playhouses
The play houses and play tents do not meet the industry flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injuries. No injuries have been reported
- Units affected: 251,600
- Sold: Target, Marshalls, Barnes & Noble, Toys R Us and independent toy stores, and online at www.amazon.com from March 2014 through March 2022.
- For more information: http://www.epocheverlastingplay.com/recalls or (800) 631-1272
Scholastic Shake Look Touch Books
The pom poms on the books can detach, posing a choking hazard. No injuries have been reported.
- Units affected: 185,700
- Sold: Bookstores, specialty, big box stores and other stores nationwide and online at www.barnesandnoble.com, www.homegoods.com, www.booksamillion.com, and other websites from January 2020 through April 2022
- For more information: https://www.recallrtr.com/slt or (888) 724-1872
Vichy Laboratories Peptide-C Ampoules
The glass vials weaken over time and can break in your hands, posing a laceration risk. The company has received 35 reports of injuries, including one that required stitches.
- Units affected: 206,200
- Sold: CVS, Walgreens, Target, www.amazon.com and www.vichyusa.com from November 2019 to April 2022
- For more information: https://www.vichyusa.com/customer-service/contact-us.html or (844) 973-0595
To see additional recalls by the Food and Drug Administration, click here.
Life-changing injuries and tragedies occur due to risky ingredients and errors made by manufacturers. If you have a question about what you believe may be a harmful or faulty product that may have caused injury, it may help to speak with a leading Philadelphia product liability attorney.