Recalls for 02/14/2014

2014 TOYOTA PRIUS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE | HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
02/14/2014 Vehicle Recall

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2010 through 2014 Prius vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the Intelligent Power Module (IPM) inside the inverter module (a component of the hybrid system) contains transistors that may become damaged from high operating temperatures. If this occurs, various warning lamps will be illuminated on the instrument panel and the vehicle will have reduced power allowing it to only drive a short distance.

  • Company:
    Toyota
  • Recall Number
    14V053000
2013 LEXUS RX350 - ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
02/14/2014 Vehicle Recall

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.

  • Company:
    Toyota
  • Recall Number
    14V054000
2013 LEXUS RX350 - ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
02/14/2014 Vehicle Recall

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.

  • Company:
    Toyota
  • Recall Number
    14V054000
Tandem Diabetes Care Expands Voluntary Recall for Select Lots of Insulin Cartridges Used with t:slim Insulin Pump
02/12/2014 Food Recall

San Diego - Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), or Tandem, today announced that it is expanding a voluntary recall of specific lots of insulin cartridges that are used with the t:slim® Insulin Pump. The affected cartridges may be at risk for leaking. This could potentially result in the device delivering too much or too little insulin, which can lead to a serious adverse event.

  • Company:
    Tandem
  • Problem
    Cartridges May Be At Risk For Leaking
Roth Farms Recalls "Curly Parsley" Because of Possible Health Risk
02/12/2014 Food Recall

ROTH FARMS Inc. of Belle Glade, Fl , is recalling its “ bunched Curly Parsley” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

  • Company:
    ROTH FARMS Inc.
  • Problem
    Salmonella
Air Compressors Recalled by MAT Industries Due to Shock Hazard
02/12/2014 Product Recall

Each of the two-gallon HDX and Powermate air compressors has a pair of one-gallon tanks stacked upon each other.

  • Company:
    MAT Industries LLC, of Long Grove, Ill.
  • Product:
    HDX™ and Powermate® two-gallon air compressors
  • Problem
    Shock Hazard
  • Recall Number
    14-105
Visonic Amber Personal Emergency Response Kits Recalled Due to Failure to Signal Emergency Assistance
02/12/2014 Product Recall

Following a reboot or system reset, the Amber SelectX Base Stations can fail to operate and detect an emergency signal from the personal pendant.

  • Company:
    Visonic Ltd, of Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Product:
    Visonic Amber SelectX Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Kits 
  • Problem
    Fall Hazard And Risk Of Serious Injury
  • Recall Number
    14-104