Among the consumer products recalled last week are a folding knife that doesn’t lock in the folded position, and dressers that pose a tip-over hazard for children.
Harbor Freight Tools is recalling its Gordon Folding Knives whose locking mechanism can fail to engage on extension of the blade, posing a laceration hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The company has received seven reports of the knife failing to lock, resulting in six reports of laceration injuries, four of which required medical attention.
The knives were sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, by telephone and online from July 2008 to July 2019. Consumers should stop using the knifes and return them to a store for a full refund in the form of a $5 store gift card.
Two dressers are being recalled for tip-over hazards.
E&E is recalling its Ink+Ivy Renu three-drawer dressers because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall. No incidents have yet been reported.
These dressers were sold online at Bed Bath and Beyond, JC Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Olliix, Overstock and Wayfair from January 2017 to September 2019.
Consumers should stop using the drawers and keep them away from children. E&E can be contacted at 844-701-5979 for a full refund with free dresser pick-up or a free tip-over restraint kit and a one-time, free, in-home installation of the kit. Consumers can also choose to receive a pre-paid packaging label to ship their dressers back to E&E for a full refund check or a $400 designerliving.com store credit.
Ridgewood is recalling its Belmont four-drawers dressers because they can tip over if not anchored to the wall. No incidents have yet been reported.
The dressers were sold at Kmart stores nationwide from April 2013 to November 2018. For model numbers and dimensions, check out the commission’s website at www.cpsc.gov.
Consumers should stop using the dresser and contact Ridgewood at 888-222-7460 to receive a free anchoring kit, including a wall anchor strap. Consumers can also request a one-time, free, in-home installation of the wall anchor strap.
Fluidfreeride is recalling its Mercane Wide Wheel Electric Kick Scooters because the brake caliper can fail, causing the rider to lose control. The company has received 15 reports of the brake failure and four reports of injuries, including two bloody knees, lower back bruises and a sprained ankle.
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The scooters were sold online at the company’s website, Amazon and eBay from October 2018 to September 2019. Consumers should stop using the scooters and contact the company at 855-949-0192 for a free repair.
Viqua is recalling its Solenoid Valve Kits because an electrical current could leak from the valve, posing a shock hazard. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
The kits were sold at Viqua distributors and plumbing contractors nationwide from May 2018 to October 2019.
Consumers should stop using the kits, disconnect the power to the UV water treatment system and visit Viqua’s website at https://viqua.com for help inspecting the green coil component attached to the valve for production date codes included in the recall. Consumers with the valve should contact Viqua at 800-265-7246 to receive free installation of a replacement coil.
Signature Hardware is recalling its Luyten resin bath stools because the stools can break. The company has received one report of a stool leg bending and breaking during use and one additional report of stool legs bending after use. No injuries have been reported.
The stools were sold online at Signature Hardware between October 2013 and July 2019 for about $250.
Consumers should stop using the bath stools and contact Signature Hardware at 866-855-2284 for a full refund.
Fit for Life is recalling its SPRI Ultra Heavy resistance bands because the bands can separate from the handle, potentially striking people.
The company has received 10 reports of incidents, six of which involved contusions, abrasions and lacerations to consumers.
The bands were sold at Walmart in stores and online between August 2018 and July 2019.
Consumers should stop using the bands and contact Fit for Life at 800-222-7774 for a refund in the form of store credit, for the amount equal to the purchase price or for a free replacement resistance band.