One is not expected to follow each and every recall as it is issued, but by maintaining an active interest in the latest product recalls can help you avert a potential injury or even critical event. This is especially true when it comes to infant, baby and kids’ products.
Recalls can be accessed via a wide range of websites, including the likes of the FDA, CPSC and many more!
Some examples of recalled products related to foods, toys, child seat restraints and even clothing and relaxation items. Here are some of the latest recalls issued by the CSPC over the period 12/12 through 12/19/2014
Bean Bag Chairs: The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.
Yamaha YZ250 Competition Off-Road Motorcycles: The engine of 2015 model numbers YZ250FFL and YZ250FFW competition off-road motorcycles can lock up during operation, causing a rider to lose control and crash. Risk of Injury, Death
WindowTex Custom Roller Shades: A steel pin in the shade’s idler can become dislodged and cause the shade to fall, posing a risk of injury from impact.
As can be clearly seen the sample of recalls above are varied and may affect many lives in the impact of safety faults or the risk of injury, or death.