Safety Recalls, Product Recall Notices, Dangerous Products, Consumer Product Safety Recalls

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March 10, 2004
Harbor Freight Tools Recall of Heavy Duty Portable Industrial Cord Reel
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Harbor Freight Tools of Camarillo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,390 Heavy Duty Portable Industrial Cord Reels. Electric shock or fire possible because the internal grounding conductor may not be properly secured to the receptacle.
December 23, 2003
Family Dollar Services Inc. Recall of Extension Cords
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Family Dollar Services, Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. is voluntarily recalling 60,000 Durex Procraft Outdoor Extension Cords. Use of these extension cords could result in an electric shock or electrocution to consumers.
June 19, 2003
Extension Cords, Portable Lights, and Fluorescent Lights Recalled by Homier Distributing Co.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Homier Distributing Co. Inc., of Huntington, Ind., is voluntarily recalling about 150,000 Extension Cords, 180,000 Portable Lights, and 54,000 Fluorescent Work Lights. The extension cords and lights have undersized wiring, are not properly polarized, have inadequate grounding,faulty electrical conections, and plastic handles that once ignited continue to burn and spread flames,posing a shock, electrocution and fire hazard to consumers.
May 22, 2003
Extension Cords Recalled by United General Supply Co.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), United General Supply Co., of Houston, TX, is voluntarily recalling about 8,200 extension cords. The extension cords have undersized conductors and no over-current protection which causes overheating, presenting a shock and fire hazard.
July 30, 2002
Extension Cords Recalled by STK International
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), STK International Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 190,000 extension cords. The cords have undersized wires, presenting a shock hazard to consumers.

May 16, 2002
Extension Cords Recalled by E-filliate Inc.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), E-filliate Inc., of Rancho Cordova, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 12,000 extension cords. The cords have reversed polarity, which can present electric shock and electrocution hazards to consumers.
November 21, 2000
Fans, Power Strips and Extension Cords Recall
October 10, 2000
Extension Cords & Cord Reels Recalled by Woods
February 29, 2000
Mountain Bikes and Power Strips
Dynacraft Industries Inc., of San Rafael, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 mountain bikes. The front suspension forks on these bikes might not have been welded properly, and can break apart during use, resulting in serious injury to the rider. Frieder Inc., of Bedford Heights, Ohio, is recalling about 35,000 Champion Brand Tools 6-outlet power strips. The wiring in these power strips is undersized and poses shock, electrocution and fire hazards.
November 4, 1999
Extension Cords and Cord Reels Recalled
June 7, 1999
Power Strips, Extension Cords and Toy Trucks Recall
Eskay Imports, of Chicago, IL., is recalling about 900 units of the Memo six-outlet power strip. The quality of the internal components is inadequate, and the cord could separate from the power strip which could result in a fire or shock incident. Raport Inc., of Levittown, Puerto Rico, is recalling about 4,800 extension cords. The wires on these cords are undersized and can be overloaded. They pose a fire and shock hazard. Isaac Morris Ltd., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 3,300 Tonka toy trucks. The toy trucks contain small parts, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
March 17, 1999
Extension Cord & Trouble Light Recalls Recalled by Big Roc Tools
Big Roc Tools Inc., of Ontario, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 38,170 outdoor extension cords. The cords have undersized wires and reverse polarity receptacles that allow plugs to be in inserted incorrectly, presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards. They are also voluntarily recalling about 18,600 trouble lights. The lights have undersized, corroded or loose wires and exposed plug blades, presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards.
February 23, 1999
Extension Cords and Weight Benches Recall
Tools Exchange Inc., of Lynwood, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,760 outdoor extension cords. The cords have undersized wires, lack overcurrent protection and have reverse polarity receptacles that allow plugs to be incorrectly inserted, presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards. Spectrum Fitness, of Loveland, Ohio, is recalling 350 Multi-Purpose Weight Benches, model number NG-14 N. The benches have a metal hinge that can break causing a sudden shift of the bench. The shift can cause the user to lose control of weights being lifted and result in injury.
February 23, 1999
Extension Cords Recalled by Wellmax
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyCommission (CPSC), Wellmax International Inc., of Long Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling nearly 1 million extension cords. The cords have undersized wires and reverse polarity receptacles that allow plugs to be incorrectly inserted, presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards to consumers.
December 17, 1998
Extension Cords & Hair Dryers Recall
Morton Paper Co. of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling about 75,750 extension cords. The cords have undersized wires that cannot carry the advertised load, lack overcurrent protection and are equippedwith plugs that are not polarized properly, presenting fire,shock and electrocution hazards. Sound-Tech Import Inc., of LosAngeles, Calif., is recalling about 360 portable hairdryers.These hairdryers are not equipped with Ground FaultCircuit Interrupters (GFCIs) to prevent electric shock in case ofcurrent leakage.
August 31, 1998
Extension Cords & Power Strip Surge Protectors Recalled by Okura
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), Okura USA Inc. of Miami,Fla., is recalling about 6,600 extension cords and powerstrip surge protectors. The extension cords and power stripshave undersized wires that cannot carry the advertised load,plugs that are not polarized properly and no overcurrentprotection, presenting fire, electrocution and shock hazardsto consumers.
October 16, 1997
Extension Cords Recalled by In-Mar Trading
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), In-Mar Trading Inc. of Miami, Fla., is recalling about 115,300 extension cords. The cords have undersized wires that cannot carry the advertised load, plugs that are not polarized properly, poor strain relief and lack of overcurrent protection presenting fire, shock and electrocution hazards.
September 4, 1997
Extension Cords Recalled by In-Mar Trading
May 29, 1997
Extension Cords Recall by General Cable
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyCommission (CPSC), General Cable Corp. of Highland Heights, Ky., isrecalling more than 2,700 outdoor extension cords sold under the Carol andAce brand names. An exposed wire near the receptacle end of the cordpresents a shock hazard to consumers.
March 31, 1997
Extension Cords & Power Strip Surge Protectors Recall



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