September 29, 2021

Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets Due to Laceration Hazard
September 29, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Macy’s has issued a recall for more than 26,000 of its Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets because “the glass portion of the cruets can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.” Macy’s reports that the company has “received six reports of the glass cruets breaking, resulting in three lacerations, two of which required stitches.”

Youth ATVs Recalled Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal ATV Safety Standard
September 29, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Luyuan has issued a recall for more than 6,000 of its Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) because the “ATVs fail to comply with the requirements of the federal mandatory ATV safety standard, including maximum speed limitations and other mandatory safety requirements for vehicles intended for children under 10 years of age.”

The Consumer Produc Safety Commission also reports that Venom Motorsports issued a recall for about 500 of its youth model ATVs because they do not meet mandatory safety requirements, including speed restrictions, posing a risk of serious injury or death. 

Over 126,000 Ford Explorers Recalled for Suspension Issue
September 28, 2021

Cars.com reports that Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for more than 126,000 of its 2011-2013 Explorers because the “SUVs may be equipped with a cross-axis ball joint replacement part that could seize, resulting in a fracture of the outboard section of the rear suspension toe link. This could lead to loss of steering control and a crash.”

Thor Motor Coach Recalls RVs for Gas Line Issue and Patio Awning Separation
September 28, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Thor Motor Coach has issued a recall for certain 2021-2022 Magnitude and Omni motorhomes. “The LP gas line may have been incorrectly routed through the rear suspension leaf springs, which could damage the line and cause a gas leak.” The NHTSA also reported that Thor Motor Coach issued a recall for certain 2021-2022 Venetian motorhomes. The patio awning may have been improperly installed and may separate while the vehicle is in motion and can increase the risk of a crash.

Kohl’s Recalls Antigravity Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
September 28, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Kohl’s has recalled about 31,000 Sonoma Goods for Life Ultimate Oversized Antigravity Chairs because “the chair can break or collapse when weight is applied, posing a fall hazard.” Kohl’s reported that they have “received 18 reports of the chairs breaking or collapsing, including two reports of minor injuries.” 

Hyundai Recalls 95,000+ Vehicles for Fire Risk
September 24, 2021

Cars.com reports that Hyundai is recalling more than 95,000 of its 2017 Sonata Hybrid sedan and Tucson compact SUV because the connecting rod bearings in a car’s engine could prematurely wear and result in “in engine damage, higher risk of fire and potential vehicle stalls, increasing the risk of a crash.” This is “the second such recall of this size that the South Korean automaker has issued in 10 months.”

GM Recalls 14,000+ Vehicles for Fuel Pump Failure
September 23, 2021

The NHTSA reports that General Motors has issued a recall for 14,939 of its 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles because “the fuel pump power control module may cause the fuel pump to fail or operate intermittently, which can interrupt fuel flow to the engine, and cause an unexpected engine stall.”

Over 3 Million Boppy and Pottery Barn Newborn Loungers Recalled
September 23, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that The Boppy Company has issued a recall for over 3 million newborn loungers after reports of eight infant deaths between 2015 and 2020. The company recalled the Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers because infants can suffocate if they roll, move or are placed on the lounger in a position that obstructs their breathing.

Ford Recalls 225,000+ Vehicles for Rearview Camera Issues
September 22, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Co. also issued a recall for more than 225,000 of its "2020-2021 Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with 360-degree cameras." The issue is that the "video output may fail, preventing the rearview camera image from displaying."

FDA Announces Recall of 25,000 Catheters Due to Injuries
September 22, 2021

The FDA has announced that Cordis Corporation is recalling 25,000 of its Super Torque MB Angiographic Catheter, used to visualize and evaluate the patient’s vascular system, due to issues with the device’s radiopaque marker bands moving or coming loose during procedures. This is a Class 1 recall which is most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Costco Snorkels Recalled for Drowning Hazard
September 22, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Huish Outdoors is recalling approx. 76,000 Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels sold exclusively at Costco citing risk for drowning. The problem is that the bottom purge valve can actually leak, thereby posing a "drowning hazard" to the user.

NHTSA Confirms Takata Airbag Safety Investigation Into 30M Vehicles
September 21, 2021

Reuters reports that NHTSA has opened an investigation into 30 million vehicles that may have been manufactured with faulty airbag inflators or may have been fitted with faulty airbags during prior recall repairs. In a document published by NHTSA, they are specifically looking into airbags from vehicles manufactured between 2001 and 2019, that may have inflators with a "desiccant" or drying agent.

Chrysler Ram ProMaster City Vehicles Recalled for Turn Signal Malfunction
September 21, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Ram ProMaster City vehicles. If one or both turn signal lights fail, the flashing rate may not change to warn the driver of the failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." Potential Number of Units Affected 23,853.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall Due to Rearview Camera Image May Not Display
September 21, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles. A radio software error may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." Potential Number of Units Affected 56,180.

Tesla’s Elon Musk Pushes to Expand Tesla’s Driver Assistance to Cities Rankles a Top Safety Authority
September 19, 2021

As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Tesla plans to expand access to Full Self-Driving system and defends its tech; safety official says more work is needed.

Hyundai Tucson and Sonata Hybrid Engine Damage May Cause Stall or Fire
September 17, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage. Potential Number of Units Affected 95,515.

Kia Vehicle’s Turn Signal May Activate in Wrong Direction
September 17, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Sedona vehicles. The Smart Junction Box (SJB) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended. Potential Number of Units Affected 88,576.

Ford Mustang Recall on Inadequate Panoramic Roof Glass Panel Bonding
September 14, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The vehicle's panoramic roof glass panel may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. Potential Number of Units Affected 13,544.

Ford Mustang Recall for Inadequate Front Windshield Bonding
September 14, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, "Windshield Mounting." Potential Number of Units Affected 17,692.

Keystone RV’s Recall Over Propane Regulator May Fail and Cause Fire
September 13, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Dutchmen Aspen Trail, Coleman, Keystone Cougar, Bullet, Passport, Hideout, Springdale, Sprinter, 2019 Keystone Impact, Fuzion, Residence, Retreat, Summerland, and Dutchmen Kodiak recreational vehicles, equipped with Winntec model 6020 two-stage propane regulators. The regulator may fail, causing an increase in propane pressure. Potential Number of Units Affected 95,753.

Fox Factory Kits for GMC & Chevrolet Vehicles at Risk of Ball Joint May Failure Causing Wheel Separation
September 10, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Fox Factory, Inc. (Fox Factory) is recalling certain 2019-2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vehicles that are equipped with Tuscany Kits, model number 501T-02-00064. Excessive wear to the front-upper control arm ball joints could result in ball joint failure and wheel separation. Potential Number of Units Affected 1,413.

Maserati Automatic Locking Retractor Malfunction/FMVSS 208
September 10, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2021 Levante, Quattroporte, and Ghibli vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 701.

Nissan Pathfinder Secondary Hood Latch May Detach
September 10, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. Insufficient welds may allow the secondary hood latch retainer bracket to detach from the front bumper assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 113, "Hood Latch System." Potential Number of Units Affected 3,030.

Chrysler Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction/FMVSS 208
September 9, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram ProMaster City and Ram ProMaster vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 8,379.

Child Seat Potential Head Injury With Lap Belt Use
September 8, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Dorel Juvenile Group (Dorel) is recalling certain Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 Convertible child seats. When the seat is installed in the forward facing position and secured to the car using the lap belt without also using the top tether, the seat may not adequately protect the child from head injury in the event of a crash. As such, these child seats fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems." Potential Number of Units Affected 4,000.

Volvo Car Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
September 1, 2021

Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021 XC40, XC 40 Recharge, V60CC, V90, V90CC, XC90, and 2021-2022 V60, XC60, S60 vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 19,149.

Study: One-third of Chevrolet Bolt owners not following recall instructions to avoid fire risk
August 31, 2021

Kelley Blue Book reports that a new Recurrent study found that almost a third of Chevrolet Bolt owners may be ignoring recall instructions. Chevrolet has told Bolt owners to restrict charging batteries beyond 90% and using up capacity below 70 miles, which around 30% of owners are routinely exceeding. Additional recall information available at NHSTA.

Cooper Tire Recall for Incorrect Tire Manufacture Date
August 27, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tire) is recalling certain Evolution H/T 245/70R16 tires. The Tire Identification Number (TIN) states the incorrect manufacture date of the tire. The correct code is 2317, and the subject tires are incorrectly marked with 1723. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires For Light Vehicles" and number 574, "Tire Identification & Recordkeeping." An incorrect manufacture date may cause the tire to be used beyond it's recommended service life, increasing the risk of tire failure and crash. Cooper Tire will replace the tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 171.

Cooper Tire Recall for Tire Belt Separation
August 27, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tire) is recalling certain Hercules Roadtour 455 Sport 225/50R17 tires with DOT code 0721. Due to a manufacturing issue, the tire may experience a belt separation. Belt separation could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Cooper Tire will replace the tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 181.

Combi USA Recalls 13,000+ Infant Car Seat for Harness Strap Issues
August 26, 2021

The NHTSA has announced that Combi USA, Inc. (Combi) is recalling over 13,000 of its “Combi BabyRide Infant Car Seats, model 378099 with dates of manufacture of 5/1/2016 thru 8/31/2019. The 1-inch-wide webbing strap used in the center front adjuster to adjust the shoulder harness straps fail the minimum initial breaking strength requirements, and in certain circumstances, may not adequately restrain a child during a crash.”

Child Car Seat Recall for Potential Head Injury with Lap Belt Use
August 24, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Dorel Juvenile Group (Dorel) is recalling certain Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Convertible child seats. When the seat is installed in the forward facing position and secured to the car using the lap belt without also using the top tether, the seat may not adequately protect the child from head injury in the event of a crash. As such, these child seats fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems." Potential Number of Units Affected 83,000.

Bridgestone Tire Recall for Pinhole Leak in Sidewall
August 18, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (Bridgestone) is recalling certain Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia P245/60R18, Dueler H/L Alenza 275/55R20, Ecopia H/L 422 Plus 235/55R20, Turanza EL440 235/60R18, and Firestone Destination LE3 225/65R17 tires with DOT code 2821. These tires may have been manufactured with a pinhole in the outboard side of the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." Potential Number of Units Affected 21,513.

Mercedes-Benz Incorrect Front Passenger Air Bag Installed
August 13, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2016 E400 Coupe, 2012-2015 C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG Coupe, 2011-2014 E350 Coupe, and 2012-2014 E350 Cabrio vehicles. An incorrect front passenger air bag may have been installed during a prior repair. Potential Number of Units Affected 205.

Jaguar, Land Rover Fuel Outlet Flange May Crack And Leak Fuel
August 12, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Range Rover Sport and 2010-2016 LR4 vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 or 5.0L V8 engines. The fuel outlet flange mounted on the fuel tank may crack, possibly resulting in a fuel leak. Potential Number of Units Affected 111,746.

Chrysler Side Curtain Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
August 12, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Ram 1500 Classic, 2015-2016 Ram 3500, and Ram 2500 vehicles, and 2016 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating less than 10,000 lbs. The side air bag inflatable curtain (SABIC) inflator end cap may detach from the inflator, or the inflator sidewall may rupture. Potential Number of Units Affected 212,373.

Boston Scientific recalls nearly 50,000 pacemakers
August 11, 2021

The FDA reports that “Boston Scientific Corp has issued a Class I recall for almost a decade’s worth of its Ingenio pacemakers, citing the risk that the products might permanently go into a backup setting called ‘safety mode’ and lose their ability to pace properly.” According to a report from the FDA, “the recall affects 48,000 pacemakers made between September 2011 and December 2018, which were distributed through Aug. 1, 2020.” Boston Scientific first issued an advisory to patients about the devices June on June 3, 2021.

Hyundai Trunk Emergency Release May Fail
August 6, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sonata, 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrid, 2018-2020 Accent, and 2016-2017 Azera vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, "Internal Trunk Release." Potential Number of Units Affected 348,158.

Volkswagen/Audi Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 5, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Volkswagen ID4, Audi A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, A6 Allroad, A6 Sedan, A7, A8, E-Tron Quattro, E-Tron Sportback Quattro, Q3, Q5, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RS5 Sportback, RS5 Coupe, RS6 Avant, RS7, RSQ8, S4 Sedan, S5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, S5 Sportback, S6 Sedan, S7, S8, SQ5, SQ5 Sportback, SQ7, SQ8, and 2021-2022 S3 Sedan vehicles. The rear seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 45,496.

Cadillac Roof Rail Side Air Bags May Not Deploy Properly
August 5, 2021

The NHTSA reports, General Motors, LLC. (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 vehicles. The roof rail side-curtain air bags may not have been installed correctly, which could result in an improper air bag deployment during a crash. Potential Number of Units Affected 34,157.

Porsche Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 4, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2021 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera S Coupe, 911 Carrera 4 Coupe, 911 Carrera 4S Coupe, 911 Turbo Coupe, 911 Turbo S Coupe, Panamera, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4S, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo S, Taycan, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan Turbo S vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 4,924.

2021 Lamborghini Urus Recall Due to Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 4, 2021

The NHSTA reports Lamborghini is recalling certain 2021 Urus vehicles. The middle-rear passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." There were approximately 224 vehicles in this recall. Owners should expect letters mailed by October 1, 2021.

Infinity Rear-view Camera Image May Not Display
August 2, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Infinity Q50, Q60, and QX80 vehicles. A software error may deactivate the audio/video control unit screen, preventing the rear-view image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." Potential Number of Units Affected 3,569.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Recall Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 2, 2021

The NHSTA reports Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2022 Outlander vehicles. The front and second-row passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." There were approximately 3,735 potentially affected units. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820.

BMW Recalling Vehicles at Risk of Defective Breaking Assist Feature
August 2, 2021

The NHSTA reports BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 M340i, M340i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, X3 M40i, 2020-2021 X4 M40i, 745Le xDrive, 2019-2021 Z4 M40i, and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. During engine start, the engine management software may cause loss of braking assist. Full mechanical braking (without assist) remains available. Approximately 50,024 vehicles are affected. Owners will be contacted by BMW directly by October 1, 2021.

BMW Recalling Vehicles at Risk of High Pressure Fuel Pump Fail
July 29, 2021

The NHSTA reports BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail. Approximately 11,216 vehicles are affected. Owners will be contacted by BMW directly.

Chevrolet puts out follow-up recall for Bolts with faulty battery modules
July 26, 2021

Cars reports that in the wake of a probe that resulted in “the recall of some 51,000 Bolt EVs in November, Chevrolet parent automaker GM has issued a follow-up recall for a marginally smaller number of the affected population.” The problem again is “defective battery modules that could lead to a fire.” Cars adds, “Affected vehicles include model-year 2017-19 Bolt EV electric hatchbacks that had been recalled but fell victim to what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration describes as ‘the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell in design.’”

Chevrolet puts out follow-up recall for Bolts with faulty battery modules
July 26, 2021

Cars reports that in the wake of a probe that resulted in “the recall of some 51,000 Bolt EVs in November, Chevrolet parent automaker GM has issued a follow-up recall for a marginally smaller number of the affected population.” The problem again is “defective battery modules that could lead to a fire.” Cars adds, “Affected vehicles include model-year 2017-19 Bolt EV electric hatchbacks that had been recalled but fell victim to what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration describes as ‘the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell in design.’”
 

Ford recalls hundreds-of-thousands of vehicles in due to safety issues
July 17, 2021

In continuing coverage, USA Today reports Ford announced a recall of about 850,000 trucks and cars on Friday, July 16 that encompasses “34,939 Ford F-350 Super Duty vehicles for rear axle issues and 40,995 Lincoln Aviator vehicles for improperly secured battery cable wire harnesses,” but mostly “774,696 2013-2017 Explorer vehicles following six allegations of injuries related to a seized cross-axis ball joint.”

JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC. ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SPECIFIC NEUTROGENA® AND AVEENO® AEROSOL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF BENZENE
JULY 14, 2021

The FDA reports in an announcement: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) is voluntarily recalling all lots of five NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® aerosol sunscreen product lines to the consumer level. Internal testing identified low levels of benzene in some samples of the products. The only sunscreen products impacted are aerosol products, specifically: NEUTROGENA® Beach Defense® aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Cool Dry Sport aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Invisible Daily™ defense aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Ultra Sheer® aerosol sunscreen, and AVEENO® Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen.

GM recalls more than 400,000 pickup trucks for airbag explosion risk
July 9, 2021

The AP (7/9) reports General Motors is recalling over 400,000 Chevrolet and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500, and 3500 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years “because the side air bags can explode without warning and spew parts into the cabin.” NHTSA posted the recall on Friday, with documents showing the air bag inflators have a rupture risk. Indeed, “three inflators ruptured in 2015 Silverados last month, one in Florida and two in Texas.” So far, GM has not received any reports of injuries from the defect. The Hill (7/9, Vakil, 5.69M) reports, “According to Consumer Reports, the recall is separate from another one issued by the NHTSA in November over the same issue, which recalled 9,279 trucks.”

GM recalls 330,000 Silverado, Sierra pickups due to possible engine fires
July 8, 2021

Automotive News reports General Motors is “recalling certain Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups because an electrical short circuit can occur in the engine-block heater cable or cords, increasing the risk of a fire.” The affected vehicles totals 331,274 in the US and “are the 2017-19 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and the 2017-19 GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 equipped with a Duramax diesel 6.6-liter engine and an optional engine-block heater cord.” The AP (7/8) reports GM “says it has reports of 24 fires potentially caused by the problem from Dec. 3, 2019 through May 28, 2021.” Cars (7/8, 1.91M) provides the number of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline for questions regarding the recall.

Mazda recalls 2004-2007 Mazda3s due to steering wheel part that could shatter with airbag deployment
July 8, 2021

The AP reports Mazda “is recalling nearly 261,000 older small cars because a plastic emblem on the steering wheel can shatter if the air bags are inflated, causing injuries.” Cars (7/8, 1.91M) reports the recall “affects owners of model-year 2004-07 Mazda3 sedans and hatchbacks.” Dealers “will simply replace the airbag module cover for free.” Cars provides the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline for questions regarding the recall. Also reporting are Car and Driver (7/8) and Automotive News (7/8, 178K).

Kia to Recall 147K+ Vehicles for an Engine-Related Problem
April 20, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that Kia is recalling “147,249 2021 Seltos subcompact SUVs and 2020-2021 Soul wagons to address a problem with the 2.0-liter engine. An inconsistent heat-treating process for the piston oil rings can damage the engine and lead to a loss of power, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.”

NHTSA Investigating Faulty Air Bags Manufactured by Joyson Safety Systems
April 12, 2021

Bloomberg is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “is investigating potentially faulty air bags made by Joyson Safety Systems, the successor to defunct manufacturer Takata Corp. that is at the center of one of the biggest recalls in history.” The agency, “according to documents posted on its website, has started an ‘Open Equipment Query’ that covers 256,181 passenger-side replacement air bag cushions manufactured by Joyson.” Additionally, regulators “said the cushions might have been folded incorrectly, which they said could prevent proper deployment.”

GM to Recall 60K Vehicles Over Power Steering Problem
April 6, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that General Motors is “recalling over 60,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks from the 2015 model year to fix a faulty part within the power steering assembly that could cause the trucks’ power steering to stop working.” The problem is due to a poor electrical connection within the power steering system.”

NHTSA Opens Two Investigations into Volkswagen Vehicles
April 5, 2021

The AP is reporting that “The U.S. government’s road safety agency has opened two investigations into problems with Volkswagen vehicles, including one that alleges serious gasoline leaks under the hood.” The investigations “cover nearly 215,000 vehicles,” including “more than 191,000 VW Atlas SUVs from the 2018 through 2020 model years” with “fuel injectors in 3.6-liter engines” that have a fire risk. The other investigation includes “just over 23,000 Audi A8, S6, S7, S8 and RS7 vehicles from 2013 through 2016,” where NHTSA “says it has 58 complaints and three field reports about 4-liter twin-turbocharged engines stalling without warning while in highway or city traffic.”

GM to Recall 94,641 SUVs Over Issue that Could Damage Seat Belts
March 24, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that General Motors is recalling “certain 2021 model-year Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles with third-row seating” because “outboard seat belts for the third-row seats may have been entrapped or misrouted behind the outboard seat-folding mechanism during assembly.”  

Stellantis Recalls 20K Ram Trucks Due to Engine Fire Risk
March 23, 2021

The AP reports Stellantis “is recalling more than 20,000” Ram diesel-powered trucks “due to the risk of an engine fire.” Stellantis says “the 2021 pickup and chassis cab trucks have heater electrical relays that can short, overheat and in rare cases cause fires. The fires can start even if the engines are turned off.”

Ford to Recall 2.9 Million Vehicles for Defective Takata Airbag​
March 12, 2021

Reuters reports that Ford announced a new recall for 2.9 million vehicles in North America for “potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags.” The company will start notifying owners on April 1.

Hyundai to Recall 82k Battery Systems due to Fire Risk
February 24, 2021

Reuters reports that “Hyundai Motor Co will replace battery systems in some 82,000 electric vehicles globally due to fire risks - a costly $900 million recall that lays bare the thorny issue of how car and battery makers split the bill when problems arise.”

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 40k+ Vehicles for Software Issue
February 20, 2021

Business Insider reports that Mercedes-Benz US is recalling over 40,000 of it “sport utility vehicles over a program software error that could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver.” The recall includes certain 2020-2021 GLE450, GLE350 and 2020 GLS450, GLE580, and GLS580 models.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Convertibles Recalled for Seat Belt Issue
February 4, 2021


Consumer Reports is reporting that 24,550 Mercedes-Benz C-Class convertibles from the 2017 to 2021 model years “are being recalled because the seat belts might not comply with federal Occupant Crash Protection standards.” The problem is that the “front seat belts might not fully retract to their stowed position because of the geometry of the front seat belt retractor.” NHTSA documents “show that the safety concern is that some seat occupants may find this an inconvenience and fail to use the seat belt at all, which increases the risk of injury during a crash.”

Jeeps Recalls Gladiators, Wranglers with Manual Transmissions for Clutch Overheating Issue
February 3, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that 42,887 Jeep Wranglers from 2018-2021 and Gladiators from the 2020-2021 model years with manual transmissions are being “recalled because they could pose an increased fire risk and create road debris.” The automaker reports that the problem is that the “clutch pressure plate, used to transfer power from the engine to the transmission, could overheat and cause the clutch to fracture.” Such a fracture could “cracks or holes in the transmission case, allowing heated debris to be expelled.”

Nissan Recalls 354K Pathfinder SUVs for Brake Light Issue
January 28, 2021

The AP is reporting that Nissan is recalling over 354,000 Pathfinder SUVs from the 2013 through 2015 model years worldwide “because the brake lights can stay on all the time.” The automaker reports that the “problem can limit engine power and let drivers shift out of park or start the engine without a foot on the brake pedal.”

Ford Recalls 3 Million Vehicles for Faulty Airbag Inflators
January 21, 2021

Reuters reports that Ford is recalling 3 million vehicles “for air bag inflators that could rupture.” The recall includes “various 2006-2012 model-year Ranger, Fusion, Edge, Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKX vehicles.”

Hyundai Expands Fire-Related Recall
January 11, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that Hyundai has “added another 471,000 Tucson SUVs to an existing recall related to vehicle fires, and warned owners to park their cars outside and away from structures until repairs can be made.” The vehicles added to the recall list include “Hyundai Tucson SUVs from the 2016 through 2021 model years.”​​​​​​

Honda Recalls 1.79 Million Vehicles Worldwide
December 15, 2020

Reuters reports that Honda Motor Co.  is “recalling 1.79 million vehicles worldwide in four separate campaigns, including some linked to reported fires.” The recalls cover 1.4 million vehicles in the US. The automaker “said one recall covers 268,000 2002-2006 model year CR-V vehicles in the United States to replace power window master switches.”

Mitsubishi Recalls SUVs for Parking Brake Issue
December 10, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Mitsubishi is recalling 21,758 Outlander and Outlander Sport SUVs from the 2016 model year” because “the parking brake may stick when the vehicle is in motion, or it may fail to keep the vehicle stationary when engaged.”

Volkswagen Tiguans Recalled for Seatbelt Issues
November 29, 2020

Carcomplaints.com reports that Volkswagen issued a recall for “more than 12,500 model year 2018 Tiguans because the front seat belt webbing may tear and fail to restrain occupants in crash impacts.”

Tesla Recalls Model X Over Adhesive Safety Hazard
November 25, 2020

Business Insider reports that Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 of its Model X vehicles “due to issues with a cosmetic adhesive that could come loose, fly off, and create a safety hazard.” The recall “applies to vehicles built between September 2015 and July 2016.”

GM Recalls 7,500 Vehicles for Tire Issues
November 18, 2020

Roadshow reports that General Motors issued a recall for approximately 7,500 vehicles because of an issue with overcured tires that may lead to sideway breakage. The recall includes “certain 2020 model year Buick Enclaves, Cadillac XT5s, GMC Acadias and Chevrolet Traverse crossovers, as well as 2020 to 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks”

GM Recalls Bolts Over Danger of Battery Fire
November 14, 2020

USA Today reports that GM is “recalling all 2017-19 model year Chevrolet Bolt electric cars because they may pose a fire risk.” The recall includes “68,667 vehicles globally; of those, 50,925 are in the United States, said Jesse Ortega, GM's executive chief engineer for the Chevrolet Bolt EV.”

Ford Recalls Vehicles Over Danger to Link Shaft Brackets
November 14, 2020

Carcomplaints.com reports, “Ford Edge, Explorer and Taurus vehicles may roll away or lose the ability to continue moving forward while driving, and Ford believes the entire problem is caused by vibrations.” Ford announced recalls for “nearly 16,000 model year 2014-2016 Ford Taurus, 2014-2016 Ford Explorer and 2014 Ford Edge vehicles...because the link shaft brackets may fracture due to vibrations of the vehicles.”

Volvo Recalls 54,000 U.S. Vehicles for Airbag Defect
November 7, 2020

The AP reports that Volvo is recalling “up to 54,000” vehicles in the U.S. equipped with ZF/TRW airbag inflators because “the devices perform similarly to deadly inflators made by Takata.” The recall was announced after “metal fragments from an exploding air bag inflator killed the driver of an older Volvo.” The recall includes “Volvo S60 and S80 cars from the 2001 through 2003 model years.”

Ford Recalls 375,200 Vehicles Over Defect Tied to 13 Accidents
November 4, 2020

The Detroit Press reports that Ford is recalling 375,200 Explorer SUVs in North America for a “problem that diminishes steering control and is related to at least 13 reported accidents and six injuries.” The issue affects select 2013-2017 Ford Explorers.

Volkswagen Recalls 218k Jettas for Fuel Leak Issues
October 28, 2020

The AP reports that “Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires.” The recall “covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

Tesla to Recall Model Y SUVs with Real Lamp and Tow Package
October 20, 2020

Cars.com reports that Tesla issued a recall for 2,500+ of its Model Y SUVs that are equipped with a “global rear lamp and the $1,000 Tow Hitch Package.” The recall is over a “software error that “prevents the illumination of trailer brakelights.

Hyundai to Recall Kona EVs Over Fire Risk Concerns
October 8, 2020

Reuters reports that Hyundai Motor Co will voluntarily recall its “Kona electric vehicles as a possible short circuit due to what may be faulty manufacturing of its high-voltage battery cells could pose a fire risk.” The recall includes "25,564 Kona electric vehicles (EVs) built between September 2017 and March 2020.”

Ford Recalls 38k Mustangs Over Brake Problem
September 28, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Ford Motor Co. is “recalling 38,005 2020 Mustang vehicles to replace a brake-pedal bracket that could fracture during hard braking.” The issue “affects automatic-transmission models built between March 2019 and August 2020.”

Hyundai, Kia to Recall 600,000 Vehicles for Brake Fluid Leak that can Cause Fires
September 3, 2020

ABC News reports that “Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires.” According to the NHTSA, the recall includes “more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 and Kia Sorento SUVs from 2014 and 2015.” The recall also includes “203,000 Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs from 2013 to 2015.”

Ford Motor Co. Recalls Nearly 500 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs
August 25, 2020

Cars.com reports that Ford Motor Co. issued a recall for 490 model year 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs because the “front seatbacks may have fasteners with incorrect torque on the side airbag or seatback module attachments.” If the “side airbag and seatback module are not fully secured, it could affect the trajectory of the side airbag deployment and may prevent or delay the airbag cushion from positioning correctly, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.”

Ford Issues Three Recalls Affecting F-150 Trucks, Edges and Lincolns
August 13, 2020

The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford is recalling 431 2020 F-150 pickup trucks over a battery connection issue that can cause a fire. The company is also “recalling more than 558,610 2015-18 Ford Edges...and 2016-18 Lincoln MKXs” over a faulty brake hose that “could rupture and cause a fluid leak, which could increase the risk of a crash.” Ford also issued a recall that involves 3,597 Lincoln Corsairs that have a “coil spring that could corrode and fracture before falling off the vehicle, causing a potential road hazard for any vehicles following behind it, Ford said.”

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Nearly 1 Million Vehicles Over Engine Issue
August 5, 2020

The Detroit Free Press reports that “Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is preparing for a possible recall over an emissions issue affecting about 1 million vehicles, likely including Jeep SUV models, equipped with its 2.4-liter Tigershark engine.”

Honda to Recall 1.6 Million Vehicles Over Four Separate Recalls
August 4, 2020

Car and Driver reports that “Honda is issuing a set of recalls that cover more than 1.6 million potential problems in 600,000-plus Odyssey minivans and Pilot and Passport SUVs.” The recall is for certain models from 2018-2020 and includes “faulty door latches, non-operating backup cameras, and non-illuminating dashboard lights.”

Toyota to Recall 183,397 Tundras for Dim Turn Signals
July 22, 2020

Car and Driver reports that “a total of 183,397 2018 through 2020 Toyota Tundras built between February 22, 2017, and May 29, 2020, are being recalled for dim front turn signals.” The lights “were incorrectly wired during assembly due to faulty instructions, said Toyota.”

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Vehicles Recalled for Issue with AC Condensation Drain Hose
July 22, 2020

Cars.com reports that “approximately 3,600 model-year 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedans” are being recalled over the improper installation of the air-conditioning condensation drain hose. The issue “may allow water to enter the front-seat footwells and center tunnel area, potentially damaging certain electrical components and resulting in malfunctions of the supplemental restraint system, failure to start, activation of the limp-home mode while driving and an impairment of other features, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.”

Kia to Recall 2015-2016 Soul EVs
July 13, 2020

Cars.com reports that Kia is recalling “approximately 3,700 model-year 2015-16 Kia Soul EV electric hatchbacks” because “the parking mechanism may become damaged if the driver moves the gear selector into Park before coming to a complete stop.”

Daimler Trucks North America to Recall Nearly 183,000 Tractor Trailers
July 11, 2020

FreightWaves reports that “Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling about 183,000 Freightliner Cascadia tractors from 2017-2021 in the United States and Canada” due to corrosion issues with “an antilock brake component” that can “cause the truck to pull to one side” and “could result in a sudden change in vehicle direction due to uneven braking on the front axle.”

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 900,000+ Vehicles Worldwide for Faulty Airbag Covers
July 10, 2020

Reuters reports that Fiat Chrysler is recalling about “925,239 of its older model vehicles in the United States to replace air bag covers on their steering wheels after 14 potentially related injuries.” The recall includes “2007-2011 Dodge Nitro SUVs, 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans.”

Toyota Expands Prius Recall for System Failures
July 6, 2020

The Car Connection reports that “Toyota is expanding a recall from 2018 on certain Prius models that can stall while driving.” The “recall affects 266,638 models, including the 2013-2015 Prius and 2014-2017 Prius V.”

Harbor Freight Recalls 1.7 Million Jack Stands That Can Fail
May 28, 2020

The AP reports that NHTSA is “warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by Harbor Freight Tools because they can collapse when holding a load.” The NHTSA reports that “Harbor Freight is recalling over 1.7 million three-ton and six-ton steel jack stands.”

Mitsubishi to Recall 223,000 Vehicles for Suspension Rust Issue
May 27, 2020

The AP reports that Mitsubishi is “recalling nearly 223,000 vehicles in Canada and 22 cold-weather U.S. states because suspension parts can rust, detach and cause drivers to lose control.” In the U.S., the recall includes “2008 to 2013 Outlander, the 2011 to 2016 Outlander Sport, the 2008 to 2010 Lancer and the 2010 Lancer Sportback.”

School Buses Recalled for Brake Problems
May 4, 2020

Truck, Parts & Services reports that “Blue Bird Body Company is recalling certain 2009-2019 Vision transit buses, 2006-2021 Vision and 2007-2013 All American school buses. The report says “the floor-mounted parking brake may fail to hold the vehicle stationary on an incline when the vehicle is loaded to its maximum weight, due to an insufficient application force. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.”

McLaren Recalls Nearly 3,000 Vehicles for Fuel Leak
April 30, 2020

Autoweek reports that McLaren is recalling 2,763 vehicles including its 720S, 570GT, GT and Senna models for a potential fire risk. According to NHTSA’s report “the noise vibration and harshness foam pad (NVH foam pad) situated underneath the fuel tank can potentially retain corrosive moisture from the environment and over time corrode the surface of the fuel tank where the NVH foam is in contact with the surface of the fuel tank.” 

Ducati Recalls 1299 Superleggera for Brake Pad Issues
April 30, 2020

RideApart reports that “Ducati North America has issued a recall on the Ducati 1299 Superleggera due to potentially defective brake pads.” The recall includes “roughly one percent of the 97 units sold in the U.S. could be affected.”  

Toyota to Recall Corolla Hatchback for Back-up Light Issues
April 15, 2020

CNET Roadshow reports that Toyota is recalling “960 Toyota Corolla hatchbacks from the 2020 model year” because the “wire harness in the rear hatch may have sustained damaged during production.” The issue could “cause the back-up lights to stop working, which increases the risk of a crash.”

Ford to Recall Nearly 68k Pick Up Trucks and SUVs
April 7, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Ford is recalling “nearly 68,000 vehicles built in February or March of this year, including the 2020 F-150, Ranger, and Expedition with 10-speed automatic transmission.” The issue is “an improperly placed part can lead to the driver putting the shifter in park while the transmission is still in drive.”

Nissan Recalls 250k+ Vehicles to Replace Takata Air Bags
April 2, 2020

The AP reports that Nissan is “recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.” The recall covers “certain 2012 to 2017 Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger vans, the 2013 to 2015 Nissan Titan pickup and Armada large SUV, and the 2011 and 2012 Infiniti QX56 SUV.”

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, GLS-Class Vehicles Being Recalled
March 31, 2020

Cars.com reports that “approximately 220 model-year 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and GLS-Class SUVs” are being recalled because “the seams on the rear cross-member may have been insufficiently welded,” which may “allow cracks to form when towing, possibly causing the rear cross-member to detach and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.”

Toyota Recalls 2020 Highlander SUVs for Stall Risk
March 30, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that Toyota is recalling more than 38,000 of its Highlander SUVs because “issues with the engine control software could cut off the engine’s fuel supply while driving,” which could cause the vehicle to stall and cause a crash. The recall includes “every 2020 Toyota Highlander manufactured between June 24, 2019, and March 4, 2020.”

Ford Recalls Nearly 250,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Door Latches
March 25, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Ford is recalling 248,912 cars from the 2014 to 2016 model years because door latches have been found to be susceptible to cracking and failure in warm regions.” The recall includes “the 2014 and 2015 Ford Fiesta, 2014 to 2016 Ford Fusion, and 2014 to 2016 Lincoln MKZ cars that are or have been previously registered in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, and federal territories.”

Paccar Recalls 35k+ Peterbilt Trucks for Fire Risk
March 24, 2020

Transport Topics reports that “Peterbilt Motor Co. is recalling 35,671 trucks to repair an issue with battery cables on certain models.” The recall includes "Peterbilt Model 365, 389, 567 and 579 trucks manufactured between 2015 and 2020.”

Volvo Recalls All 2019, 2020 Vehicles for Automatic Braking Issues
March 21, 2020

Car and Driver reports the Volvo issued recalls for all if its “2019 and 2020 model years, including the S60, V60, V60 Cross Country, S90L, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC40, XC60, and XC90.” The recall is because there “is a glitch in programming of the vehicles' automated emergency braking system, which could lead to a crash since the system may not brake as expected when encountering an obstacle.”

Jeep Recalls Wrangler & Gladiator for Clutch Issues
March 11, 2020

Roadshow reports that Jeep is recalling the Wrangler and Gladiator because the clutch pressure plate may overheat and fracture in certain vehicles equipped with manual transmissions. The recall includes “33,237 models total and includes the 2018-2020 Wrangler and the 2020 Gladiator.”

Recall Alerts for 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500
March 11, 2020

Cars.com is reporting that approx. “20,300 model-year 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks” are being recalled because “the bolts used to attach the front and rear brake calipers may not have been heat-treated and may break under load, reducing brake performance or interfering with wheel rotation and increasing the risk of a crash.”

Toyota Recalling 1.8 Million U.S. Vehicles for Faulty Fuel Pump
March 5, 2020

Fox News reports that Toyota is recalling approx. 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for faulty fuel pumps. Fox News adds that “the pumps can fail and cause the engine to hesitate or stall while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of an accident.” The recall includes “a range of Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks across the 2013-2019 model years.”

Hyundai Recalls 207,000 Vehicles for Fuel Pump Problems
March 4, 2020

The AP reports that Hyundai is joining Kia in “another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires.” Hyundai is recalling “nearly 207,000 Sonata midsize cars from 2013 and 2014 because a hose that connects one fuel pump to another can develop cracks, leak fuel and potentially cause a fire.”

Toyota to Recall 3.2 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Fuel Pump Issue
March 4, 2020

Reuters reports that Toyota is recalling “3.2 million vehicles worldwide to address a fuel pump issue that could result in engines stalling.”

Ford Recalls Over 200,000 F-150 Trucks to Fix Issue with Daytime Running Lights
February 25, 2020

The AP reports that Ford is recalling over 200,000 F-150 pickup trucks “mainly in North America to fix a problem with the daytime running lights.” The recall includes trucks with “LED headlights from the 2018 through 2020 model years.”

Kia Recalls 228,000 Vehicles for ABS Problems
February 24, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Kia is recalling “228,829 vehicles, including 2006–2010 Sedona minivans and 2007–2009 Sorento SUVs, due to a heightened risk of an engine fire.” The “issue can occur when moisture enters the anti-lock-brake (ABS) system's electronics, leading to an electrical short.”

Goodyear to Recall Certain Fortera Tires for Belt Separation Issue
February 20, 2020

Traction News reports that Goodyear Tire is “recalling 3,721 Fortera HL tires, size P255/65R18 due to a belt separation that could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of crash.”

Ford to Recall 225,000 Vehicles for Rear Suspension Failure
February 13, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Ford is recalling more than 225,000 Ford Flex, Ford Taurus, and Lincoln MKT vehicles from the 2013 to 2018 model years over concerns that a rear suspension component could break while driving.”

Tesla Recalls 15,000 SUVs Over Power Steering Issue
February 12, 2020

Reuters reports that “Tesla is recalling 15,000 Model X SUVs because of a potential issue that can lead to a loss of power steering assist that could make steering harder and increase the risk of a crash.” The recall includes “most Model X vehicles built before mid-October 2016.”

Honda Recalling 241k Minivans for Wiring Issue
February 12, 2020

ABC News reports that “Honda is recalling more than 241,000 of its popular Odyssey minivans for a potential wiring problem in a power outlet that can increase the risk of a fire.” The recall includes “all 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey models. It also impacts certain 2020 models, including the Odyssey EX-L, the Odyssey Touring and the Odyssey Elite vehicles.”

GM Recalls 162,000 Pick Ups for Faulty Brake Control Software
February 7, 2020

The AP reports that “General Motors is recalling about 162,000 full-size pickup trucks worldwide for a second time because of faulty brake control software that was installed in a recall from last year.” The recall includes “Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty trucks from the 2019 model year.”

Hyundai Recalls Elantra for Risk of Engine Fire
February 7, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that Hyundai is recalling “396,025 Hyundai Elantra sedans from the 2006 through 2011 model years” and “33,361 Hyundai Elantra Touring wagons from the 2007 through 2011 model years” because “of a faulty ABS module could short circuit and cause a fire.”

Audi Recalls 107k U.S. Cars for Takata Air Bag Issue
February 6, 2020

The AP reports that “Volkswagen is recalling nearly 107,000 older vehicles sold by its Audi luxury brand because Takata driver's air bag inflators may not function properly or they could hurl shrapnel in a crash.”

Honda, Acura Recall Over 1.5 Million Cars for Faulty Takata Airbag
January 22, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that more than “1.5 million older Honda, Acura, and Isuzu vehicles have been recalled because their Takata airbags could cause serious or fatal injuries to vehicle occupants.” The recall includes “certain Acura CL, Acura MDX, Acura RL, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Odyssey, Honda EV Plus, and Isuzu Oasis vehicles, most of which were produced in the late 1990s.”

Toyota Recalls 3.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Defective Air Bags
January 21, 2020

Reuters is reporting that Toyota is recalling “3.4 million vehicles worldwide because of an electronic defect that can result in air bags not deploying in crashes.” The recall includes 2.9 million U.S. vehicles between 2011 and 2019, including the Corolla, Matrix, Avalon and Avalon Hybrid.”

BMW Recalls Nearly 357k Vehicles for Faulty Takata Air Bag Inflators
January 17, 2020

U.S. News is reporting that BMW is “recalling nearly 357,000 older vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata front air bag inflators.” The recall includes a variety of vehicles from 2000-2015, including 1 series, 2 series, X1, X3, X5, X6 SUVs.

Toyota & Lexus Recall Nearly 700,000 Cars for Fuel Pump Issue
January 14, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Toyota and Lexus are recalling about 696,000 vehicles from the 2018 and 2019 model years because their fuel pump could stop working, which could lead to a sudden stall or hesitation while driving.”

Subaru Recalls Nearly 500,00 Vehicles for Faulty Airbags
January 9, 2020

CNN reports that Subaru is “recalling nearly 500,000 cars for faulty airbags that could explode and shoot metal projectiles throughout the vehicle.” The recall includes “a number of Subaru models released between 2003 and 2014 that have Takata airbags in the front passenger seat.”

GM Recalls 900,000+ New Vehicles Due to Brake Software, Fire Risk Issue
December 20, 2019

Reuters reports that General Motors is “recalling more than 900,000 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns to address brake software issues and fire risks.” GM is recalling “more than 550,000 2019 light-duty Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cadillac CT6 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles due to a potential software glitch that could disable vehicle brake systems and notifications.” The company is also “recalling more than 400,000 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks because battery positive cable rings may have been manufactured with excessive glue, potentially resulting in a fire risk or stalling.”

Volvo Recalls Vehicles for Door Issue
December 16, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volvo is recalling “144,937 S60 sedans and V60 wagons from the 2011 through 2017 model years because their doors may open unexpectedly while the car is in motion.”

Ford Recalls 250,000+ Pickups due to Tailgate Issue
December 9, 2019

U.S. News reports that Ford Motor Co. is “recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada because the tailgates can open unexpectedly.” The recall includes certain “F-250, F-350 and F-450 trucks from the 2017 through 2019 model years,” all of which “have electric tailgate latch release switches in the tailgate handle.”

GM Recalls 640,000 Pickup Trucks for Seat Belt Issues
November 21, 2019

CBS News reports that General Motors is recalling more than 640,000 “pickup trucks worldwide because a high-tech seat belt can set a vehicle's carpeting on fire.” The recall “covers certain 2019 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. Also included are some 2020 Silverado 2500 and 3500 models, as well as Sierra 2500 3500 heavy-duty pickups.”

Mazda Recalls Nearly 117,000 Vehicles to Replace Takata Airbags
November 19, 2019

The Associated Press reports that Mazda is “recalling nearly 117,000 U.S. vehicles for a second time to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.” The new recall covers previously recalled vehicles from 2013 to 2017 that “received Takata replacement inflators because parts from other manufacturers weren’t available.” Vehicles included in the new recall includes 2007 to 2012 CX-7 and CX-9 SUVs, 2003 to 2012 Mazda6 sedans, 2004 to 2005 MPV minivans, 2004 RX-8 sports cars, and 2006 to 2007 Mazdaspeed6 sedans.

Nissan Recalls Nearly 400,000 Vehicles for Braking Issue
November 16, 2019

Reuters reports that Nissan is recalling nearly 400,000 cars in the U.S. for a “braking system defect, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire.” The recall includes “Maxima sedans from 2016 through 2018, Infiniti QX60 luxury crossovers from 2017 to 2019, Murano SUVs from 2015 to 2018 and Pathfinder SUVs from 2017 to 2019.”

Untested, Uncertified Car Seats for Sale Online Could be Deadly
November 5, 2019

The Washington Post reports on the growing problem of “untested, uncertified car seats for sale online” and how they are “putting children at risk.” In a statement provided by eBay, the company said it “prohibits products that don’t meet safety regulations.” But there are “currently dozens of fake Doonas, MiFolds and other knockoffs available on the site, and new ones are listed daily.” Amazon has “far fewer, and they’re increasingly harder to find on the site.” Amazon said it is “continuously scanning the site to detect concerning products.” Child seat safety advocates say, “that solving the problem … is complex,” and will require involvement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is working to prevent imports from making their way into the country in the first place.”

GM Recalls 638,000 SUVs for Unintended Braking Issue
October 31, 2019

Reuters reports that General Motors “is recalling 638,000 U.S. sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks because a wheel-speed sensor could fail and cause unintended braking.” The “recall covers 2015-2020 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, and Yukon and 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles equipped with a 5.3-liter engine, a 3.08-ratio rear axle and four-wheel drive.”

108,000 Diesel Ram Trucks Recalled Due to Fire Risk
October 25, 2019

Reuters reports that Fiat Chrysler is “recalling 108,000 Ram 1500 diesel-powered pickup trucks in the United States for coolant leaks tied to reports of some fires and four minor injuries.” The recall “covers trucks from the 2014 through 2019 model years after finding microscopic cracks in some Exhaust Gas Recirculation coolers.”

More than 50k School Buses Recalled for Safety Concerns
October 21, 2019

The Atlantic Journal-Constitution reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall of more than 50,000 school buses because of a safety concern. The agency says, “the bus seat backs were made with styrene blocks and they may not give enough impact absorption around the back of the seat frame.”

Subaru Recalls 360,000+ Forester SUVs for Faulty Airbag Sensors
October 14, 2019

Digital Trends reports that Subaru is recalling more than 360,000 Forester crossover SUVs “over a safety issue that has the potential to deactivate the airbag.” The recall includes Forester Crossover SUVs between 2015 and 2018.

Ford Recalls 28,000+ 2019 Super Duty Pickup Trucks
October 3, 2019

Cars.com reports that Ford is recalling “approximately 28,600 model-year 2019 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks built at the Kentucky Truck Plant and Ohio Assembly Plant from May 21 to July 26.” The “electronic locking rear-axle assembly may have a passenger-side axle shaft manufactured with steel that doesn't meet Ford specifications, which may lead to a fracture and loss of motive power while driving in two-wheel drive, as well as the inability to hold the Park function.”

WAYB Pico Child Restraints Recalled
September 17, 2019

Consumer Affairs reports that “WAYB is recalling 4,558 WAYB Pico child restraints manufactured between March 1, 2019, and May 12, 2019. The headrest's aluminum tubular frame can break allowing the headrest to detach, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.”

More than 2 Million Ram Trucks Recalled for Tailgate Issue
September 10, 2019

The Detroit Press reports that Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 2 million Ram trucks “because of defects that could lead their tailgates to open unexpectedly.” The recall applies to “2015-2017 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups equipped with an 8-foot bed and a power locking tailgate, all 2013-2014 and 2018 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups built before April 1, 2018, with a 6- or 8-foot bed and a power locking tailgate”

Toyota Recalls 190,000+ Vehicles Due to Defective Airbags
August 29, 2019

USA Today reports that “Toyota is recalling about 191,000 Corolla and Matrix cars to fix airbags that replaced defective Takata airbags but may have been damaged.” The recall affects “certain 2003 through 2008 model-year Corolla cars and 2005 through 2008 model-year Matrix cars.”

Toyota Recalls 14,000+ SUVs for Faulty Rearview Camera
August 21, 2019

MSN reports that Toyota is recalling more than 14,000 of its 2019 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid's because the rearview cameras may not activate when the car is put in Reverse. The recall affects vehicles “made between May 27, 2019 and July 27, 2019.” MSN says that Toyota “traced the backup camera issue to a damaged electrical connector.”

Ford Recalls 108,000 Fusion, MKZ Vehicles Over Seat Belt Safety Issues
August 15, 2019

MLive (MI) is reporting that Ford “announced a recall of more than 108,000 2015 model Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles after a seat belt issue may stop people from being held in their seats during a crash, according to the Associated Press.” Ford “says front seat belt cables can lose strength due to heat buildup and then fail to hold passengers in place during a crash.” According to MLive, the automaker reported that “it is aware of one injury as a result of the problem."

Ford Recalls 2020 Explorer, Lincoln Aviator for Missing Park Release Cover
August 7, 2019

The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford Motor Co. announced a safety recall for the 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs because the vehicles may be missing the manual park release cover, ‘increasing the risk of crash.’” According to the Free Press, “the recall affects 13,896 vehicles in the United States and 239 in Canada”

Volkswagen Recalls More Than 25,000 Vehicles Due to Airbag Issues
July 29, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volkswagen is “recalling 27,822 of its 2015-2016 CC cars and Tiguan SUVs because a defective computer component can keep the airbags from deploying when needed in a crash or, in rare cases, make the airbags deploy even in the absence of a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”

Allergan Recalls Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer
July 24, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports that the FDA requested Allergan to recall Biocell textured breast implants from the market after discovering the implants are linked to a higher risk of a rare cancer known as breast-implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, which develops in the body’s immune system. The FDA said “it has now received reports of 573 cases of the implant-associated lymphoma and 33 deaths of such patients.”

Volvo Recalls More Than 500,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk
July 22, 2019

USA Today is reporting that “Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire.” The vehicles involved in the recall, include “two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines manufactured between 2014 and 2019 in the following models: S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.”

Nissan Recalling Titan Trucks Over Issue That May Cause Electric Short
July 18, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Nissan is “recalling 91,319 of its 2017-2019 Titan pickup trucks because an electrical short could cause the engine to stall, causing a crash risk.” The problem “stems from potential damage to the alternator wiring harness, which may have occurred during the engine’s installation.”

Subaru Recalls Vehicles Due to Faulty Welds
July 12, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Subaru is recalling thousands of 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Legacy vehicles due to faulty welds, which means “the vehicles’ overall body structures aren’t as strong as they should be, NHTSA says, and they may not perform as designed in a crash.”

Mazda Recalls Over 250,000 Vehicles for Engine Software Problem
July 10, 2019

The AP reports that “Mazda is recalling more than 262,000 SUVs and cars in the U.S. to fix a software problem that could cause the engines to stall unexpectedly.” The recall includes “certain Mazda6 midsize sedans and CX-5 SUVs from the 2018 and 2019 model years. Also included are Mazda3 small cars from 2019.”

Ford Recalls 58,000 Vehicles for Engine Software Issue
July 9, 2019

USA Today reports that “Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Focus cars in North America to fix a powertrain software issue that could cause a deformed fuel tank.” The recall affects “2012 and 2017 Focus vehicles with 2-liter GDI engines, as well as 2013-14 Focus ST vehicles with 2-liter GDI engines.”

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 80,000+ Jeep Cherokee SUVs for Transmission Issue
July 8, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 80,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because “a software problem can lead the transmission to unexpectedly shift into Neutral, reducing power.” The issue “affects only 2014 Cherokees with a 3.2 V6 engine.”

Eye Drops, Ointments Recalled for Sterility Concerns
July 5, 2019

USA Today reports that Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for several over-the-counter eye drops and ointments sold at Walmart and Walgreens over “concerns the products may not be sterile.” According to the recall notice, it is a "precautionary measure," and "Altaire has received no reports of adverse events, nor has Altaire obtained any out of specifications results including sterility testing, for the products."

Volkswagen Recalls More Than 660,000 Vehicles Over Headlight Issue
July 2, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volkswagen “is recalling certain Passat sedans and Atlas SUVs because it is possible that their headlights could be misaligned,” which means “they may not illuminate the road ahead or they may cause glare for oncoming drivers.”

Growers Express Recalls Fresh Vegetable Products from Green Giant Fresh, Signature Farms, Trader Joe’s
July 2, 2019

The AP is reporting in continuing coverage that Growers Express is voluntarily recalling “fresh vegetable products distributed across the nation under several brand names ... because of possible listeria contamination.” The AP adds, “Growers Express says in a statement the [affected] products...include packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and a butternut-squash based veggie bowl ... sold under the brand names Green Giant Fresh, Growers Express, Signature Farms, and Trader Joe’s.”

Honda Recalls Additional 1.6 Million Vehicles to Repair Exploding Takata Airbags
June 28, 2019

The AP is reporting on the recall of 1.6 million vehicles in the US by Honda in order “to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators,” giving Honda the distinction of “completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule.” With this last recall, “Honda says it will have recalled or accounted for 22.6 million inflators in about 12.9 million vehicles.” According to the story, Honda also “said it has completed repairs or accounted for 83 percent of the, among the highest in the auto industry.”

Fisher-Price Recalls Inclined Sleeper Accessories
June 27, 2019

USA Today reports, “More than two months after Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers the company is recalling an inclined sleeper accessory that was included with some play yards.” In a June 27, 2019 notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website, nearly 71,000 Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards are included in the voluntary recall. “Advocates, including the American Academy of Pediatrics have urged the safety commission and lawmakers to eliminate the inclined sleep product category completely.”

Over 23,000 Audi Q3 SUVs Being Recalled Because of Turn Signal Issues
June 25, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Audi is recalling 23,421 2016-2018 model year Q3 SUVs over a “software problem” that may lead to drivers not being “notified when a turn signal has failed.” Without a “warning...the loss of turn signal function could increase the risk of a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.” The automaker “says that the LED turn signal is designed to work for the lifetime of the vehicle, but this problem keeps the car from meeting a regulatory requirement.”

Porsche Recalling Nearly 100,000 Vehicles Due to Roll-Away Risk
June 24, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that 99,665 cars and SUVs are being recalled by Porsche “because the cable that links the gear selector to the transmission can fail, allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than what the shifter indicates, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.” The motorist may “move the shift lever to the Park position and remove the ignition key, even though the gear box may not be in Park, NHTSA says.”

Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Drugs Following FDA Inspection
June 19, 2019

Modern Healthcare is reporting that “Premier Pharmacy Labs, a sterile compounding pharmacy, has issued a nationwide recall of nearly two dozen unexpired drugs following a recent inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.” Premier “is recalling the drugs due to a lack of sterility assurance, based on concerns voiced at the FDA inspection.”

Sprouts Farmers Market Recalling Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves After Listeria Bacteria Found in Product
June 18, 2019

USA Today is reporting, “Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling frozen spinach leaves voluntarily after finding traces of listeria in the product.” Sprouts Farmers Market is conducting an internal investigation with manufacturer National Frozen Foods of Oregon.

Mizkan America Recalling Ragú Brand Pasta Sauces that May Contain Plastic Fragments
June 18, 2019

Food Safety News reports in continuing coverage that Mizkan America Inc. has issued a recall notice for an unreported amount of Ragú brand pasta sauces “from stores nationwide because they may contain fragments of plastic.

Ruiz Foods Products Recalling El Monterey Breakfast Wraps
June 16, 2019

USA Today reports that “Ruiz Foods Products Inc. has recalled more than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps after some customers complained about ‘small rocks’ in the burritos.”

Land Rover Recalled Due to Defective Seat Belts
June 13, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Land Rover is recalling more than 16,000 vehicles due to defective seat belts. The recall includes certain 2016-2017 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUV models. The driver’s seat belt locking mechanism may not lock as designed in a crash. 

Amazon Recalls Space Heaters That Can Cause Fires
June 12, 2019

Business Insider is reporting Amazon “is recalling about 377,000 AmazonBasics 1500 Watt Ceramic Space Heaters sold from October 2017 through March 2019.” The company “voluntarily instituted the recall after receiving 30 reports from users in the US and Canada that said that the units can get too hot and malfunction, potentially burning or sparking and causing fires.”

Audi Recalls E-Tron SUVs for Battery Fire Risk
June 10, 2019

Wired is reporting that Audi has issued a voluntary recall for “some of its first electric vehicles over battery issues that could cause fires, though none have yet been reported.” The recall is for “1,644 E-Tron electric SUVs, only 540 of which have made it to customers.” The issue reportedly “stems from a faulty grommet seal, which sits in the vehicle’s wiring harness between the charge port and the battery.”

Claire's Recalls Makeup Set After it Tested Positive for Asbestos
June 9, 2019

USA Today is reporting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says JoJo Siwa’s makeup kit sold at Claire’s is dangerous, as it tested positive for asbestos. Claire’s “has recalled the product after the FDA issued a warning to stop using the product immediately.”

Whole Foods Recalls Pesto Products Due to Undisclosed Nuts
June 7, 2019

CBS News is reporting that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “has issued an allergy alert for undeclared nuts in two pesto products sold at Whole Foods Market stores in five states.” Whole Foods was recalling the pesto, which was sold in those states.

NHTSA Probes GM's Recall of Vehicles Due to Seat Belt Issue
June 3, 2019

Reuters (5/31) is reporting on NHTSA's investigation into “General Motor Co’s recall in 2014 of 1.4 million vehicles to address a problem with flexible steel cables that connect safety belts to the seat-mounted pre-tensioner.” According to Reuters, “dealers were to inspect for signs of damage and replace pre-tensioners as needed,” but NHTSA “said Friday it has received four reports from owners reporting anchor cable separations with no warning after the recall had been completed.”

Johnsonville Recalls 95,393 Pounds of Ready-to-Eat Sausages
June 3, 2019

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that “Johnsonville Sausage is recalling 95,393 pounds of ready-to-eat sausages that may be contaminated with hard green plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.”

NHTSA Investigating 2014 GM Seat Recall 
May 31, 2019

The AP (5/30) is reporting that NHTSA is “investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem.” The recall “covered about 1.4 million Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook SUVs from the 2009 through 2014 model years” because “a flexible steel cable connecting the front seat belts to the vehicle could separate,” in a crash. However, NHTSA “says it has four complaints that seat belts failed in the SUVs after recall repairs were done.” 

Mitsubishi Recalls Mirage G4 Sedans over Software Error That Could Lead to Airbags Not Deploying
May 29, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting Mitsubishi is recalling about 26,000 Mirage G4 sedans “manufactured from March 24, 2016, through Nov. 28, 2017” because “a software error may cause the vehicle’s airbag system to mistakenly interpret vibrations from a rough road or driving with a flat tire as an airbag malfunction,” which could the vehicle to “disable all seven of the car’s airbags.” 

Target Recalls USB Cables That Caused Burns
May 29, 2019

USA Today is reporting that, “Target is recalling $15 charging cables that can pose shock and fire hazards.” The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning customers to stop using the cables, indicating that “Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns.”