Product Recalls 2015 Minimize

According to a recent NFPA study, approximately 47,700 fires are started by electrical failures or malfunctions of defective products.  The following are a few recent recalls of potentially hazardous devices and appliances.  For a full listing of product recalls, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website at

Product Brand/Name

Reason for Recall

Full Recall Info (CPSC Link)

KIDDE Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

Models PI2010 & PI9010

Yellow plastic cap left in some units blocks sensor within unit. If no yellow cap is visible from side of unit, no recall is necessary.

KIDDE Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguishers

Extinguishers may become clogged or require excessive force to discharge, and can fail to activate in an emergency. Nozzle can detach with enough force to cause impact hazard.


Electric Range

The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

Hayneedle, Inc.

Fiber-Optic Christmas Trees

The motor that turns the color disc can overheat, posing the risk of a fire.

Safe Step

Walk-In Tubs

The tub’s heated seat can get stuck in the “on” position. If a towel or other item is covering the seat of an empty tub, the seat can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.


KTM North America

Childrens Pajamas

Pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a burn risk to children.


Hoverboard Safety Minimize
California State Fire Marshal Information Bulletin 15-006, Issued December 2015, Regarding Hoverboard hazards and safety.
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CSFM Hoverboard Bulletin 15-00612/30/201565.70Download

Safety Alert: Sky Lanterns Minimize
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Sky Lanterns Bulletin668.95Download

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