Recalls This Week: Garden Shears, Laptop Batteries

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 6:43 PM

Others comprise laptop battery packs that can overheat. Here'south a more detailed look: GARDEN SHEARS DETAILS: Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model number six thousand nine hundred fifty-four sold at Residence Depot stores nationwide and online at HomeDepot.

A line of garden shears with faulty handles are among this week'south recalled consumer products. Others comprise laptop battery packs that can overheat.

Here'south a more detailed look:

GARDEN SHEARS

DETAILS: Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model number six thousand nine hundred fifty-four sold at Residence Depot stores nationwide and online at HomeDepot. com from May two thousand eleven through June two thousand fourteen. "FISKARS" is printed on one handle and product identification information, including model number six thousand nine hundred fifty-four, is printed on a label on the opposite handle over the barcode. The cost about $40.

WHY: The lopper handles can crack when attempting to slice branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration.

INCIDENTS: thirty-three reports of incidents, including pinched fingers, bruising and injuries to the head and face, some required stitches.

HOW MANY: About 277.000 in the U. S. and 11.000 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Fiskars at 855-544-0151 anytime or visit Fiskars' website at www2. fiskars. com and click on "Product Notifications."

CARABINERS FOR CLIMBING

DETAILS: sixteen models of Black Diamond brand carabiners that are used for climbing. The recalled ones have manufacturing date codes between four thousand three hundred fifty and six thousand eighteen. "Black Diamond" or the Black Diamond symbol is printed on the front of the carabiners. The manufacturing date code is printed on the side of the carabiners. All carabiner colors are included in the recall. They were sold individually or as portion of a climbing gear set at Eastern Mountain Sports, The Gear Coop, Hansen Mountaineering, REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry. com, BlackDiamond. com and Bouldering. com from December two thousand fourteen to January two thousand sixteen. They cost between $6 and $15. A full list of the carabiners being recalled can be found at http://www. cpsc. gov/en/Recalls/two thousand sixteen/Black-Diamond-Recalls-to-Inspect-Carabiners/ .

WHY: The carabiner can unexpectedly open and authorize the rope to become detached, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1.16 million in the U. S. and about 81.000 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Black Diamond at 800-755-5552 from eight a. m. to five p. m. MT Monday through Friday or visit blackdiamondequipment. com and click on "Recall for Inspection: Carabiner & Quickdraws."

LAPTOP COMPUTER BATTERY PACKS

DETAILS: Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in thirty-ninth models of Toshiba Portege, Satellite, and Tecra laptops. The battery packs were also sold separately and also installed by Toshiba as portion of a repair. Battery packs included in this recall have portion numbers that start with G71C. A complete list of battery pack portion numbers included in this recall can be found on the firm'south website at http://go. toshiba. com/battery . They were sold at Office Depot, Staples and other electronics stores nationwide and online at Toshibadirect. com and other websites from June two thousand eleven through January two thousand sixteen. The laptops cost between $500 and $1.000 and the battery pack cost between $70 and $130.

WHY: The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.

INCIDENTS: Four reports of the battery packs overheating and melting. Number injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 91.000 in the U. S. and about 10.000 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. at 866-224-1346 or visit http://go. toshiba. com/battery .

NYLON RUNNERS FOR CLIMBERS

DETAILS: Black Diamond eighteen mm wide nylon runners that are sixty cm/twenty-four inch or one hundred twenty cm/forty-eight inches long that have a tape splice (two slice ends joined by masking tape). The nylon runners were sold in red, blue, gold, green, gray and purple. "CE three hundred thirty-three" and two thousand fourteen or two thousand fifteen are printed on the sewn-in label. They were sold at Eastern Mountain Sports, Hansen Mountaineering, The Gear Coop, Peak Experiences Inc., REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry. com and BlackDiamond. com from January two thousand fourteen through February two thousand sixteen. They cost between $five and $nine.

WHY: A nylon runner with a tape splice (two slice ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use, posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 185.000 in the U. S. and about 23.600 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Black Diamond at 800-775-5552 from eight a. m. to five p. m. MT Monday through Friday or visit http://blackdiamondequipment. com and click on "Recall for Inspection: Nylon Runners."

CHILDREN'south PAJAMAS

DETAILS: Two styles of children'south footed pajamas. The first fashion is a child'south one-piece, long-sleeved footed pajama with a zip-up closure starting from over the left ankle. The second fashion is a child'south one-piece, long-sleeved footed pajama with a hood, two front pockets and a zip-up closure starting from the left ankle. The pajamas were sold in a variety of colors and patterns including solids, stripes, plaids, hearts, white snowflakes, yellow moon and white and blue stars, white bunnies and colored Easter eggs. The pajamas were sold in sizes infant large through kids large. Online at Amazon. com, FootedPajamas. com, Sears. com and Zulily. com for $20 for infant sizes, $25 for toddler sizes and $30 for kids sizes.

WHY: The pajamas don't meet federal flammability standards for children'south sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About five.400.

FOR MORE: Call Creating X toll-free at 888-695-2664 from seven a. m. to five p. m. PT Monday through Friday, or go online at www. FootedPajamas. com and click on "Recall Alert" link at the top of the page.

CHILDREN'south TOY

DETAILS: Manhattan Toy Company'south Active Loops table top toy. They've orange, green, blue and purple plastic tubing with plastic beads threaded on the tubing that can slide up and down. The tubes sit on a blue plastic base with an orange plastic suction cup. The toy is about 4.5" west x 4.5" L x seven" H. The model number seven hundred thousand four hundred seventy and lot code FH are printed on the bottom of the blue base. They were sold and BuyBuy Baby and other toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon. com and Kohls. com from Sept through January. They cost about $15.

WHY: The circular plastic beads can break, posing a choking hazard.

INCIDENTS: Two reports of beads breaking off the toy. Number injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 2.100 in the U. S. and four hundred forty-eight in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Manhattan Toy Company at 800-541-1345 from nine a. m. to 5 p. m. COURT Monday through Friday or go online at www. manhattantoy. com and click on "Recalls."

FAN HEATERS

DETAILS: This recall involves KUL small, white portable fan heaters. The KUL symbol is printed on the front bottom of the heaters following to the power dial. The fan heater measures about 9 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall. The fans weigh about two pounds. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model no "KU39221" and "Date: seven hundred fifteen" in the lower right-hand corner. KUL black units were involved in the previous recall. They were sold at H-E-B grocery stores in TX from Sept through December for about $15.

WHY: The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: One report of the fan heaters overheating and catching on fire. Number injuries or property damage have been reported.

HOW MANY: 8.500. In addition, about 28.000 were recalled in February.

FOR MORE: Call CE N America toll-free at 844-645-3208 from 8:30a. m. to 5:30p. m. ET Monday through Friday or go online at cemglobal. com and click on the "Product Recall" link at the bottom of the page.

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