Hello Kay - Here Are Your Articles for Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Is this email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser .
Kay  Wolfe

Kay Wolfe

REALTOR
972-393-9683
kayw@rmdfw.com
RE/MAX DFW Associates
500 Denton Tap Rd Suite 110
Coppell, TX 75019
Connect with me on LinkedIn
My Website
Showcase Listings
Homes For Sale
School Information
Finance Center
Restaurants & Entertainment - Nationwide
Share Save

Do You Have These Dangerous Products In Your Home?

 

Home Products

Kenmore Electrolux Range

The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop Model 790.90152, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

This recall involves Sears Kenmore 24-inch wide freestanding electric ranges with model number 790.90152 with serial numbers from NF408 through NF424 and model number 790.90153 with serial numbers from NF408 through NF427.

 

Safe Step Walk-In Tubs

The tub's heated seat can get stuck in the "on" position. If a towel or other item is covering the seat of an empty tub, the seat can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

This recall involves Safe Step walk-in, hydro-massage bath tubs with heated seats.  The recalled tubs have model numbers LP2848, LP2851, LP2853, LP3153 or LP3255 and serial numbers 124423 through 131569 containing the prefix HS, HSHY, HSHS, HSMB or MBHS. 

 

Fanimation Brewmaster Ceiling Fan

The ceiling fan hub holding the blades can separate from the shaft when operating in reverse. If this happens, the fan blades and hub can fall and pose a risk of injury to bystanders. The recall includes Brewmaster belt-driven fans powered by a remote motor.

The fans were sold in antique brass, pewter and black hardware. 

 

Kiddie Disposable Fire Extinguishers

A faulty valve component can cause the disposable fire extinguishers not to fully discharge when the lever is repeatedly pressed and released during a fire emergency, posing a risk of injury.This recall involves 31 models of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel® black plastic valves.

The recalled extinguishers are red, white or silver and are either ABC or BC rated. The ratings can be found to the right of the nameplate. Manufacture dates included in the recall are July 23, 2013 through October 15, 2014

 

 

Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser

The products are labeled "Does not contain Ammonia". The products may contain ammonia. The mislabeling of the bottles can pose a chemical hazard to consumers. If ammonia is mixed with bleach or other household chemicals, irritating or toxic gases could be produced.

 

Small Home Appliances

Dirt Devil Scorpion® Turbo Quick Flip Hand Vac Turbo Tool Accessory

The interior fan of Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the tool housing, posing a laceration hazard to the user or bystanders. The recalled Dirt Devil Turbo Tool attachment was sold as a vacuum accessory with the corded Dirt Devil Scorpion Turbo Quick Flip Hand Vac.

The accessory tool is a plastic, clear yellowish green attachment with a black turbine fan and black brush roll with white bristles. “Royal,” model number “08225” and a five-digit manufacture date code ending in 12A U, 13A U, 13B U or 14B U are printed on a label on the bottom of the hand vacuum.

 

Keurig MINI Plus Brewing Systems

Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers. This recall involves Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing System with model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31).

Recalled brewers have an identification number starting with "31" followed by a range of numbers printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the brewer.

 

Lighting

Chandeliers Sold At Lowe's and HomeDepot

This recall involves seven collections of Sea Gull Lighting chandeliers including: Brandywine, Laurel Leaf, New Verona, Newport, Parkview, Roslyn and Somerton.

The screw collar that holds the chandeliers to the ceiling mount can break causing the chandelier to fall and injure bystanders. They are metal with various finishes and two or three tiers of glass shades.

 

 

Furniture/Home Decor

Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs

The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair's foam beads. Colors and patterns included in the recall are black, hot pink, lime, purple, royal blue, ruby red and baseball, basketball, football and soccer ball. A tag sewn into the bean bag chair's cover seam reads "Made By Comfort Research" and "100% Polystyrene".

Sunbeam Oil-Filled Heaters

The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil, posing a scalding hazard. This recall involves Holmes brand oil-filled heaters that are black or white.

The heaters included in the recall are about 23 inches tall, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide and have model number HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom of the product.

 

La-Z-Boy Lift Chair Control Wands

The wand that controls the chair's movements can overheat, posing a burn hazard. The recalled control wands were sold with the La-Z-Boy Silver Luxury Lift model chairs only.

The rectangular-shaped black plastic wands have a large round circle on the top of the wand with two circle-shaped graphics that read “LIFT” and “RECLINE” and the La-Z-Boy logo printed in white lettering at the bottom of the wand. The words “La-Z-Boy,” “REV: 0” and S/N number 37205143800005310 are printed on a label on the back of the wand. The Silver Luxury Lift model chairs were sold in a variety of sizes, colors and fabrics including leather.

 

IKEA VYSSA Crib Mattress

The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.

This recall involves IKEA VYSSA style crib mattresses with the following five model names: VACKERT, VINKA, SPELEVINK, SLÖA and SLUMMER. The  mattresses were manufactured on May 4, 2014 or earlier.

An identification label attached to the mattress cover has the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YYYY format and the VYSSA model name. A gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than two finger width is an indication of the defective mattress.

 

Ethan Allen Floor Lamps

A defect in the line cord insulation poses a risk of electrical shock. The floor lamp is made of bronze-plated steel with a bronze finish.

The lamp sits on a square metal base that is about 8" x 8" and has an adjustable bronze-plated metal post that goes up to 60 inches high. A second pole adjusts the tilt of the lamp. At the end of this second pole is a six-sided metal lamp shade about 6 inches in diameter and about 4 inches tall. On the underside of the base is a label with the name Ethan Allen, the item number 09-2562 and the date code 12/2013.

 

Dream On Me 2-1 Bassinet

The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate. This recall involves the 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle, sold in pink, blue, green, and white.

The recalled model numbers are 439-A, 439-B, 439-G, 439-P and 439-W and can be found on a tag which is located under the mattress pad of the bassinet. This tag is a removable tag you see in the store but is removed prior to use.

 

DD Brand Candles Sold At Hobby Lobby

The candle's high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves four types of DD branded single-wick candles: Mason jars in 5- and 12-ounce sizes, decorative jars in 10- and 20-ounce sizes, 13-ounces coffee tins and 13-ounce jars with a holiday theme.

The candles were sold in a variety of fragrances and colors.

 

 
Share Save

Your Comments

Comments and Feedback
Saved Articles
Refer A Friend
Your Privacy
Our firm provides the information in this e-newsletter for general guidance only, and does not constitute the provision of legal advice, tax advice, accounting services, investment advice, or professional consulting of any kind. The information provided herein should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional tax, accounting, legal, or other competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult a professional adviser who has been provided with all pertinent facts relevant to your particular situation. Tax articles in this e-newsletter are not intended to be used, and cannot be used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding accuracy-related penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. The information is provided "as is," with no assurance or guarantee of completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of the information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.
Powered by
Copyright © IndustryNewsletters All rights reserved.

This email was sent to: kayw@rmdfw.com

Mailing address: RE/MAX DFW Associates, 500 Denton Tap Rd Suite 110, Coppell, TX 75019