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Recall Roll Call: November 2023

Posted on November 30, 2023

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 November 2023.

Balloon Time Mini Helium Tanks

Worthington Industries has recalled its helium tanks due to a faulty plastic cap that can cause compressed helium to be released into the air unexpectedly. Consumers should empty the tank by pointing it away from them and carefully removing the plastic cap and safety seal. They can then release all helium in a well-ventilated area. They also should write their name, the word “RECALLED,” and a destruction code with a non-erasable marker on the container. To receive the refund, customers register online at the website noted below and upload a photo of their product.

Units affected: 121,000

Sold: Meijer, Cool Kat Party Warehouse, Bradley Party and Variety, Ultimate Party Super Store, RSVP Food and Party Outlet, Party Center and select Party City stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com from April 2023 through October 2023

For more information: http://www.recallrtr.com/miniheliumtank or (888) 359-4833

Berkshire Blanket & Home Company Heated Throws and Blankets

The electric blankets and throws can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. There have been 9 reports of the blankets/throws overheating, burning, or melting. The company is offering a full refund. Consumers must cut the cord and write “refund” and an assigned 5-digit code on the wash label, then submit a photo of the destroyed blanket.

Units affected: 29,840

Sold: L.L. Bean and at Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) stores nationwide and online at berkshireblanket.com, amazon.com, target.com, macys.com and qvc.com from August 2022 through October 2023

For more information: http://www.recallrtr.com/BerkshireBlanket or (888) 359-4662

GE Electric Cooktop

Even after being turned off, the cooktop’s burners can stay lit. That’s due to misaligned burner knob stems and fractured burner knob components. This poses a burn hazard. Consumers should contact the company for a free replacement burner knob assembly.

Units affected: 11,000

Sold: Major home improvement and appliance stores nationwide, including Best Buy, Lowe’s and The Home Depot, from July 2022 through 2023

For more information: https://www.geappliances.com/ge/recall/jp3030-cooktop-2023 or (877) 261-1509

Grizzly Industrial Wood Lathes

The wood lathe’s cutting tool can break. This can cause a laceration hazard for those who come in contact with the cutting tool and injuries from projectile pieces that can strike users and bystanders. The company is offering a free repair kit.

Units affected: 21,300

Sold: Alaska Industrial Hardware, Bibb Tool Co., Workshop Tools Inc., Bargain Supply, Big Tool Store and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, The Home Depot, Northern Tool, Hardware Sales, Optics Planet and Grizzly.com and other websites from February 2005 through January 2023

For more information: https://www.grizzly.com/recalls or (888) 615-7944


The plastic fittings that attach the mirror to the wall can break, causing the mirror to fall. This presents a laceration hazard to consumers. There have been 10 incidents globally in addition to 55 that were reported in a previous recall. IKEA is offering a free set of replacement fittings and instructions. Consumers also may request a full refund.

Units affected: 14,600

Sold: IKEA stores nationwide and online at IKEA.com from December 2019 through June 2023

For more information: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/customer-service/product-support/recalls or (888) 966-4532

iMOONZZZ Children’s Nightgowns

The nightgowns do not meet federal flammability standards and pose a risk of burn injuries to children. Consumers should take the nightgowns away from children, cut them in half, and send a photo of the destroyed garment to the company for a full refund.

Units affected: 13,300

Sold: Online at www.amazon.com from March 2023 through June 2023

For more information: https://imoonzzz-com.vercel.app/

Lochinvar Condensing Boilers

The boiler’s flue collector can crack if there’s a high impact event in the burner chamber. This can prompt the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and even death. The company is offering a free repair by a qualified technician.

Units affected: 17,370

Sold: Independent contractors, plumbers, and plumbing supply vendors and distributors from August 2021 through September 2023

For more information: https://www.lochinvar.com/ or (833) 232-9706

Tiblue Stainless Steel Children’s Cups by FENGM

The bottom of the cups contains a solder bead that has levels of lead exceeding the federal standard. The lid also can crack or break, producing sharp edges and small parts that pose laceration and/or choking hazards. Consumers should take the cups away from children and contact the company for a full refund.

Units affected: 84,000

Sold: Amazon.com from August 2021 through July 2023

For more information: https://tiblueonline.com/col.jsp?id=103

Twin-Star International Infrared Quartz Electric Fireplaces

These fireplaces can overheat, posing a fire hazard. There have been 24 reports of overheating, smoke, and fire. Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the fireplaces and contact the company for a full refund.

Units affected: 14,670

Sold: Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com from September 2021 through January 2023

For more information: https://twinstarhome.com/recall or (855) 884-9651

ZLINE Gas Ranges

The oven can emit serious and potentially toxic levels of carbon monoxide gas when in use. This puts consumers at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and even death. Before the recall, ZLINE received 44 reports of carbon monoxide emission, including 3 reports of consumers seeking medical attention. After the recall was announced, ZLINE received 131 reports that the repair was not completed successfully and that the ranges were still emitting dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Consumers should immediately stop using the oven even if they had their range repaired as part of an earlier recall. The company is offering a replacement range or refund.

Units affected: 30,000

Sold: Best Buy, Lowe’s, The Home Depot, and The Range Hood Store stores nationwide and online at www.bestbuy.com, www.build.com, www.costco.com, www.homedepot.com, www.therangehoodstore.com, www.overstock.com and www.wayfair.com from February 2019 through December 2022

For more information: http://www.zlinekitchen.com/recalls or (833) 226-1400

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.