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Product Recall: Specialized Bicycle Components Aerobars are Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Specialized Bicycle Components have recalled its Aerobars handlebars as the bolt used to affix these handlebars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Effecting more than 8,300 units, the recall involves carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years from 2012 to 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model -->

Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard

Louis Garneau has issued a recall for its Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets due to an injury hazard. The helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries in cold temperatures. The recall affects about 1,180 helmets sold at independent bicycle dealers nationwide and online at from January 2014 through September 2014. This recall involves -->

Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Orbea has recalled its Avant bicycles and carbon farmesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disk brakes due to a fall hazard. No injuries have been reported to date. The bicycles were sold at authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August -->

Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs

Ace Bayou has recently recalled their Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs due to suffocation and choking hazards. Two deaths have been reported. The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads. Consumers may contact -->

Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device from Hospitals Due to Belief of Spreading Cancer in Women

Johnson & Johnson has pulled hysterectomy devices from hospitals after being blamed from spreading cancer to women. The move amounts to an effective recall for the device called a laparoscopic power morcellator. J&J immediately stopped the sales of the devices in April 2014 after the U.S. FDA advised doctors not to use the tool, which -->

Baby Suffocates in Nap Nanny Infant Recliner That Was Recalled Last Year

An eight-month old baby is the sixth child to suffocate in the Nap Nanny Recliner. The child, from New Jersey, was secured by a belt and was found partly hanging over the side of the baby-napping device, trapped between the recliner and a crib bumper. The U.S. Consumer and Product Safety Commission is warning parents -->

Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled by Bed Handles Inc. Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

Bed Handles Inc. is recalling some 113,000 adult portable bed handles due to entrapment and strangulation hazards. Three deaths have been reported. When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place, creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the -->

Classic Concepts Recalls Aman Trunks Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Classic Concepts is recalling its Aman Trunks because the surface coating paint on the interior metal chains contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard. The sides have a natural finish with a deep red painted front panel that is surrounded by decorative metal trim with a metal plate for -->

Alere Initiates Voluntary Product Recall for Patients on Blood Thinners

FDA – May 6, 2014 – WALTHAM, Mass. – Alere Inc. (NYSE:ALR) has initiated a voluntary Class 1 recall in the U.S. of the Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strips (PN 99008G2). This action is a result of complaints of patients who had a therapeutic or near therapeutic INR with the Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional -->

Car Seat Recall

Graco has identified that some of the harness buckles used on toddler car seats can become sticky and difficult to open over time if kids spill food or juice on them. A voluntary recall has been issued. As of June 2013, Graco began featuring a new and improved harness buckle on select toddler car seats. -->