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January 2017 Consumer Recalls

Posted on - Friday, February 17, 2017 under Dangerous Drugs & Products January 2017 Consumer Recalls

In January 2017, several consumer goods were recalled due to potential hazards. Some of the most recent recalls include:

Dunkin Donuts Glass Tumblers
On January 10th, 2017 Dunkin Donuts recalled 8,300 glass tumblers due to laceration and burn hazards. These tumblers began selling in Dunkin Donuts’ stores from September 2016 through November 2016 for between $13.00 and $15.00, in three different styles. Since being sold, Dunkin Donuts has received nineteen reports of the glass tumblers cracking or breaking. However, no injuries have been reported. If you have purchased a tumbler, it is recommended that you stop using the recalled glass tumblers immediately. Return the tumbler to the Dunkin Donuts from where it was purchased, for a full refund.

Boosted Electric Skateboards
On January 12th, 2017, Boosted recalled 3,200 electronic skateboards. The recall itself deals with the battery pack used in the 2nd Generation Boosted Dual+ electric skateboards with lithium ion battery packs. The product was sold online from September 2016 through November 2016. There have been two reports of the battery packs overheating and smoking. However, no injuries have been reported. If purchased, consumers should stop using the recalled skateboards and contact Boosted for a free replacement.

Country Home Products Field and Brush Mowers
On January 25th, 2017 Country Home Products recalled 830 field and brush mowers. The recall involves the fuel tank valve malfunctioning and causing the fuel tank to expand and gasoline liquid or vapors to be released, leading to fire and burn hazards. This product was sold through the Country Home Products catalog, website and authorized independent DR dealers from October 2015 through July 2016. Country Home Products has received ten reports of fires and one report of a burn injury to a consumer’s hand. If purchased, the consumer should stop using the recalled mowers immediately and contact Country Home Products to schedule a free repair from a dealer.

The Parian Law Firm, LLC represents clients all over America injured by product defects. Contact us today at (770) 727-5550 if you or a loved one bas been injured by what you believe to be a product defect. For a complete list of products recalled, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission Website.