New Product Recalls Issued This Week - 03/01/2013


Here is a list of new product recalls issued this week: 2/22/13-3/1/13
Please note this list includes most recalls from CPSC, USDA, FDA, NHTSA (carseats and tires only) and boat recalls from the Coast Guard. I do not include vehicle recalls or USDA/FDA recalls related to undeclared allergens. To view all the recalls including those allergen related recalls, you can go to: to see a full listing from each agency.

Dynacraft Recalls Monster High City Motor Scooters Due to Fall Hazard. Sold exclusively at Walmart stores and nationwide from November 2012 to January 2013 for about $249.

Dynacraft Recalls Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters Due to Fall Hazard. Sold exclusively at Toys R Us stores and nationwide from October 2012 to January 2013 for about $279.

Balsam Hill Recalls Pre-lit Christmas Trees Due to Burn and Shock Hazards. Sold at Online at from July 2012 through December 2012 for between $1,250 and $3,550.

Jerdon Style Recalls One-Cup Coffeemakers Due to Burn and Fire Hazards. Sold at Hotel/motel product suppliers and major online retailers from July 2012 to January 2013 for between $15 and $26.

One World Technologies Recalls Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. Sold at The Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada, online at, and at other retailers from September 2012 to December 2012 for about $99.

SlumberWorld Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Sold exclusively at SlumberWorld stores on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Islands in Hawaii from January 2011 through March 2012 for between $170 and $640.

Liberty Mountain Recalls Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Mountain Climbing Lanyards Due to Risk of Serious Injury. Sold at Specialty climbing shops nationwide and online at and other internet retailers between April 2011 to August 2012 for about $120.

Hercules Tire & Rubber Company (Hercules Tire) is recalling certain Hercules ALL TRAC A/T 10-ply Load Range E tires, sizes LT215/85R16 115/112S, DOT Serial Numbers JEHMECL5008-4010; LT235/85R16 120/116S, DOT Serial Numbers JEKMECL4708-4010; LT245/75R16 120/116S DOT Serial Numbers JEJKECL4608-4010; LT265/75R16 123/120S, DOT Serial Numbers JENKECL4808-4010; LT265/70R17 121/118S, DOT Serial Numbers JENJFCL5108-4010; LT245/75R17 121/118S, DOT Serial Numbers JELKFCL5008-4010 and LT225/75R16 115/112S, DOT Serial Numbers JEJKECL5108-4010. These tires can experience in-service belt and tread separations.

Schmalz's European Provisions, a Springfield, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,424 pounds of "Applegate Organics Chicken and Apple Sausage" that may contain small pieces of plastic. The products were produced on January 24, 2013, and were sold in retail stores nationwide and through limited internet sales in New Jersey.

Hy-Vee, Inc. today issued a voluntary recall of certain bags of Hy-Vee dog food due to elevated levels of a chemical contaminant commonly found in corn. The recalled products carry three different "Best By" dates and were distributed to Hy-Vee stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin between October 26, 2012 and January 11, 2013.

United Pet Group Inc., Voluntarily Withdraws "Ultra Blend Gourmet Food for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Parakeets," "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Canaries and Finches," and "ēCotrition Grains & Greens Nutritional Supplement for Cockatiels" Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination. The recalled products were distributed throughout the USA and Canada between Oct 2012 and Feb 2013.

Olaax Corp announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of the company's dietary supplement sold under the brand name MAXILOSS WEIGHT ADVANCED softgels to the user level because they contain undeclared Sibutramine. This product was distributed nationwide in US from January 2011 to November 2012.

Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) today have decided to voluntarily recall all lots of OMONTYS® (peginesatide) Injection to the user level as a result of new postmarketing reports regarding serious hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening or fatal.

On December 18, 2012 Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corporation initiated a recall of 115 Macro Micro Subdural Electrodes. There is a concern the microelectrodes are not flush with the silastic surface. As a result, there is the potential for abrasion of cortical brain tissue and the existence of fractured pieces remaining in the cortical tissue when the electrode is explanted, which may result in hemorrhage or damage to cortical fibers, leading to infarct or seizure activity. Recalled Product(s) were manufactured from June 2006 to March 2012, and distributed from June 8, 2006 to March 14, 2012.

If you missed last week's recall listing, here is the link to it:

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