November 2019 Product Recalls

Posted on Oct 25 2019 in Product Recalls

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 for full details of these recalls and for notices of many more.

Adjustable desks could cause shock 

This recall involves Realspace Magellan Performance-Electric Height-Adjustable Desks. The desk’s control box has an electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity, which could pose a shock hazard.

They were sold at Office Depot stores and online at from April 1, 2017 through Feb. 22, 2019 for about $500.

The desks came in espresso or cherry colors and have the Office Depot SKU number 358370 (espresso) or 216230 (cherry) printed on a label located underneath the desk top. The desk’s control box is located under the desk on the right side and controls the desk’s upward and downward movements. 

Call 800-949-9974; or visit and click on Recall Notices under Shopping at the bottom of the page for more information.

Toasters may ‘leak’ current

Two models of the Bodum Bistro toaster in stainless steel have been recalled. The toasters can “leak” electric current when operating at the maximum normal temperature, posing a shock hazard to consumers. No injuries have been reported in the United States, but there were eight reports of consumers being shocked when touching the toaster in Canada.

The toasters in the recall are a two-slice model with SKU 10709-16-4 and a four-slice model with SKU 11840-16. They were sold at home appliance stores nationwide and online from September 2018 through June 2019 for between $24 and $44.

Call 833-722-6386; or visit and click on Product Advisories for more information.