- Model Helicopters Recalled by Horizon Hobby Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards
- 16,600 in US and 1,300 in Canada
- The main blade grips and main rotor blades can release from the main rotor head, posing an impact and laceration hazard.
- “Horizon Hobby has received 312 reports of the rotor blades releasing from the rotor head, including 34 reports of a blade striking a user, resulting in 12 laceration injuries.”
- Bicycle Helemets Recalled by Bell Sports Due to Head Injury Hazard
- 31,000 in US and 2,500 in Canada
- “The plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer’s head. This poses a head injury hazard to riders in the event of a fall.”
- Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard
- 2,300 Strollers distributed by: Lan Enterprises, LLC, of Hillsboro, Ore.
- “The opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. When using a stroller, parents are encouraged to always secure children by using the safety harness, and never leave the child unattended.”
- HP Expands Recall of Netbook Computer Batteries Due to Fire Hazard
- Consumers urged to recheck netbook models and batteries
- Previous recall of about 54,000 to 70,000, and 162,600 additional batteries
- The recalled lithium-ion batteries can overheat and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
- “Since the May 2010 recall expansion, HP has received 40 additional reports of batteries that overheated and ruptured, resulting in seven burn injuries, one smoke inhalation injury, and 36 instances of property damage.”