Recall Round-Up: February 9, 2018
Check our blog for the top recalls affecting consumers every week in our recurring series, Recall Round-Up.
Lenovo is recalling approximately 78,000 Thinkpads due to a possible fire hazard. Reports indicate an unfastened screw can damage the battery and cause it to overheat. Customers should contact Lenovo support for assistance in determining if their laptop is included and instructions on how to get it repaired.
Tiffany & Co. is recalling approximately 3,300 crystal mugs due to a concern over burn and laceration hazards. According to reports, the mugs can crack or break when exposed to hot liquids. Tiffany & Ci. is issuing a full refund for affected customers plus a $100 gift card. Tiffany & Co. is contacting customers who purchased the mugs directly.
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading is recalling approximately 48,100 cordless electric chainsaws due to a faulty chain brake guard that can fail while allowing the chainsaw to continue operating. These chainsaws were manufactured under the Kobalt, Greenworks Pro, Greenworks Commercial, and Snapper brands and were sold at Lowe’s stores and Amazon.com. Consumers should contact Honkkong Sun Rise Trading for more information.
Hyundai announced they are recalling nearly 88,000 older model Sonatas and Azeras due to an electrical short in the anti-lock brake system. Hyundai will notify vehicle owners through normal recall channels. However, if you own a Sonata or Azera in these model years, contact your closest authorized dealer for more information.
If you have been injured as a result of a recalled product, please contact us today. We also encourage anyone to visit the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration websites to file formal complaints about potential safety hazards.
Check back in next week for more Recall Round-Up!