Category: Leisure

Propane Recall

Propane Cylinders Recalled for Fire, Explosion Risk

Refillable propane cylinders sold at Ace Hardware, Home Depot and other retailers are being recalled for leaks that could pose a risk of fire and/or explosion.

/ July 20, 2017
There are multiple reports of Bluetooth-enabled fidget spinners catching on fire or exploding when the batteries overheated.

Fidget Spinners Are Now Catching on Fire

There are multiple reports of Bluetooth-enabled fidget spinners catching on fire or exploding when the lithium-ion batteries overheated during charging.

/ June 30, 2017
Fireworks

Fireworks Recalled for Burn and Injury Hazards

About 36,000 TNT-brand fireworks are being recalled in four states after at least three people received burns.

/ June 27, 2017
GT Bicycle Logo

GT Recalls Mountain Bikes Over Faulty Handlebars

Cycling Sports Group is recalling about 1,240 GT mountain bikes sold in the U.S. and Canada over potentially defective handlebars that can crack, posing a fall hazard to riders.

/ June 14, 2017
Memorial Day is a special day set aside to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for your freedom. Today we observe the National Memorial Day Remembrance at 3 p.m. for fallen service members.

Memorial Day Traditions to Honor Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day is a special day set aside to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for your freedom. Today we observe the National Memorial Day Remembrance at 3 p.m. for fallen service members.

/ May 29, 2017
Safety Tips for Grilling Memorial Day Weekend

Safety Tips for Grilling Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer grilling season in America. Here are a few tips to help you avoid dangerous food poisoning or ending up in the hospital from eating a grill-brush bristle.

/ May 25, 2017
stuffed-animal-recall

Children’s Plush Toys Recalled Over Choking Hazard

Douglas Company Inc. is recalling about 25,000 children’s plush toys over concerns that the plastic eyes can detach, which poses a choking hazard.

/ May 19, 2017
2017 1X Trimlite Recall

Cabrinha Kiteboard Control Systems Recalled

Cabrinha Kites has recalled about 2,900 of the 2017 Cabrinha 1X kiteboard control systems because a metal bracket can break and cause loss of kite control, posing injury and fall hazards.

/ May 17, 2017
Tattoo Ink Infection Lawyer

Bad Ink? You Might Want to Rethink That Tattoo

Federal safety officials are updating consumers on the risks of getting a tattoo after hundreds of infections, allergic reactions, and other injuries were reported. Some side effects may not appear for years.

/ May 11, 2017
Star Wars AT-AT Walker Recalled for Cold Weather Failure

Star Wars AT-AT Walker Recalled for Tip-Over Hazard

May the fourth be with you. Transport Canada is celebrating May 4th, Star Wars Day, with a spoof recall for the Imperial AT-AT Walker. No word yet on R2 Units with bad Motivators or Death Stars with vulnerable exhaust ports.

/ May 4, 2017