Recalls for 03/05/2014

Baxter Initiates U.S. Voluntary Recall of One Lot of Peritoneal Dialysis Solution Due to Container-Closure Non-Integrity
03/05/2014 Food Recall

Baxter International Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of DIANEAL PD-2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose 6000mL (Ambu-Flex II) to the hospital/user level. The recall is being initiated as a result of complaints of particulate matter, identified as mold, resulting from a leak in the container.

  • Company:
    Baxter International Inc.
  • Problem
    Suffocation And Choking Hazards
House of Flavors Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Undeclared Nut Allergen in Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
03/05/2014 Food Recall

March 5, 2014 - Ludington, Michigan – House of Flavors Ice Cream Company, based in Ludington, Michigan, is recalling its Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream because it's ingredients may include an undeclared nut allergen. Consumers who may have an allergy or severe sensitivity to nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

  • Company:
    Flavors Ice Cream Company
  • Problem
    Impact And Burn Hazards
HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller by Thoratec Corporation: Medical Device Correction - Updated Labeling and Training Materials
03/05/2014 Medical Recall

Reports of four deaths and five incidents of loss of consciousness or other symptoms of hypoperfusion, occurring in patients who were converted to the Pocket Controller after being originally trained on an older model.

  • Company:
    Thoratec Corporation
Fitness Anywhere Recalls TRX Dip and Hammer Bars Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)
03/05/2014 Product Recall

The bar welds on the TRX model exercise machine can break.

  • Company:
    Fitness Anywhere LLC, of San Francisco, Calif.
  • Product:
    TRX Dip and Hammer Bars
  • Problem
    Serious Fire And Burn Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-719
Hitachi Koki Recalls Grass Trimmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
03/05/2014 Product Recall

The gasoline-powered Hitachi and Tanaka-brand grass trimmers can overheat.

  • Company:
    Hitachi Koki U.S.A. Ltd., of Norcross, Ga.
  • Product:
    Grass trimmers
  • Problem
    Serious Fire And Burn Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-122
Hitachi Koki Recalls Grass Trimmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
03/05/2014 Product Recall

The gasoline-powered Hitachi and Tanaka-brand grass trimmers can overheat.

  • Company:
    Hitachi Koki U.S.A. Ltd., of Norcross, Ga.
  • Product:
    Grass trimmers
  • Problem
    Serious Fire And Burn Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-122
Twin-Star Recalls Duraflame Electric Space Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
03/05/2014 Product Recall

The fireplace-looking space heater can overheat, melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items. Property damage reported.

  • Company:
    Twin-Star International, of Delray Beach, Fla.
  • Product:
    Duraflame electric space heaters
  • Problem
    Serious Fire And Burn Hazards
  • Recall Number
    14-120
HC Schau and Sons issues allergy alert on undeclared Pine Nuts in ‘Fresh To Go’ Tuscan Style Combo on Tomato Basil Bread (sandwich).
03/05/2014 Food Recall

HC Schau and Son of Woodridge Illinois is recalling 3422 individual 8oz units of ‘Fresh To Go Tuscan Style Combo on Tomato Basil Bread’ because it may contain undeclared Pine Nuts (tree nuts).

  • Company:
    HC Schau and Son
  • Problem
    May Contain Undeclared Pine Nuts (Tree Nuts).
Plum Organics Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quanity of Two Varieties of World Baby Pouch Products
03/05/2014 Food Recall

Plum Organics is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of two varieties of its World Baby line of pouch products due to intermittent damage to the plastic spouts during manufacturing.

  • Company:
    Plum Organics
  • Problem
    Plastic spouts may fracture, loosen, detach and present a choking hazard.
Thoratec Corporation Issues Worldwide Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter to Update its Labeling Regarding the Use of the HeartMate II® LVAS Pocket System Controller
03/05/2014 Food Recall

On March 4, 2014, Thoratec Corporation initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its labeling and training materials for the HeartMate II® LVAS Pocket System Controller (the “Pocket Controller”).

  • Company:
    Thoratec Corporation
  • Problem
    Difficulties encountered when changing from a primary system controller to a backup system controller