Recalls for 08/15/2013

Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication- Risk for possibly permanent nerve damage
08/15/2013 Medical Recall

The risk of peripheral neuropathy occurs only with fluoroquinolones that are taken by mouth or by injection.

  • Company:
    Medication Guides
Applica Consumer Products Reannounces Black & Decker Spacemaker Coffeemaker Recall Due to Injury Hazard; Units Sold After Recall
08/15/2013 Product Recall

Reannouncing Black & Decker Spacemaker 12-cup coffeemaker recall. More than 1,600 reports of handles breaking. #burns w/link

  • Company:
    Applica Consumer Products
  • Product:
    Black & Decker® Spacemaker™ 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet Coffeemakers
  • Problem
    Choking Hazard
  • Recall Number
    13-267
IKEA Recalls Junior Beds Due to Laceration Hazard
08/15/2013 Product Recall

The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break. 

  • Company:
    IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.
  • Product:
    KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds
  • Problem
    Laceration Hazard
  • Recall Number
    13-266
Philips Lighting Recalls Endura and Ambient LED Bulbs Due to Shock Hazard
08/15/2013 Product Recall

The dimmable LED bulbs have improper wiring. When used, they can electrify lamps and shock users.

  • Company:
    Philips Lighting Co., of Somerset, N.J.
  • Product:
    Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs
  • Problem
    Shock Hazard
  • Recall Number
    13-265
Char-Broil Recalls Patio Bistro Gas Grills Due to Burn Hazard
08/15/2013 Product Recall

The single-burner propane gas grills have ignition problems and can ignite unexpectedly.  Burns reported

  • Company:
    Char-Broil, LLC, of Columbus, Ga.
  • Product:
    Char-Broil® Gas Patio Bistro® Grills
  • Problem
    Fire Hazard
  • Recall Number
    13-264
JP Boden Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
08/15/2013 Product Recall

The cork sole can detach from the sandal and cause a child to trip and fall.

  • Company:
    JP Boden Services Inc., of Pittston, Pa.  
  • Product:
    Boys’ and girls’ sandals
  • Problem
    Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
  • Recall Number
    13-749
P&G Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Dry Pet Food Due to Possible Health Risk
08/15/2013 Food Recall

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production.

  • Company:
    Proctor & Gamble
  • Problem
    Salmonella