As a service to our readers and to promote electrical safety, here are some recent recall notices provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Visit www.cpsc.gov/en/recalls for full details of these recalls and for notices of many more. Choking hazard causes recall of children’s book “Find the Bear,” a soft fabric book by Manhattan… Continue reading.
European plug adapter recalled for shock hazard NVIDIA has recalled European electrical power plug adapters because the plug heads can break, posing an electrical shock hazard. The adapters were included with NVIDIA SHIELD™ World Charger Kits. The plug adapters were sold online at NVIDIA.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, and NewEgg.com from October 2015 through June 2017 for… Continue reading.
Crystal chandeliers can overheat Crystal chandeliers sold exclusively at Home Depot stores have been recalled. Halogen bulbs sold with the chandeliers can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards. The recall involves Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers, model number 19161-4. The model number can be found on the top of the… Continue reading.