As a service to our readers and to promote electrical safety, here is a recent recall notice provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Visit www.cpsc.gov/en/recalls for full details of this recall and for notices of many more.
Generators may overheat
ECHO is recalling one of its generators due to fire and burn hazards.
Manufactured by TTI, affected units are those with the model number EGi-2300 and a serial number from EU19483D010001 through EU21021N010180. The model and serial number are printed on the data label on the bottom left hand of the side panel. The generators are orange and black with “ECHO” and “EGi-2300” printed on the side.
The generators were sold for about $850 at independent ECHO outdoor power equipment dealers nationwide and online at www.HomeDepot.com from February 2020 through June 2021.
Contact ECHO at 800-432-3246 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,Central Time, or 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or online at www.Echo-USA.com and click on “Support/Help,” then “Product Recall,” for more information. ECHO is also contacting all known purchasers directly.
Fire pits’ wood storage areas raise safety concerns
Two wood-burning fire pits are being recalled due to a fire hazard.
The recall includes Arroyo (UPC 752370060107) and Hideaway (UPC 752370064501) Wood Burning Fire Pits sold at Crate and Barrel. Wood stored under these units can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
The fire pits were sold exclusively at Crate and Barrel stores nationwide and online at www.crateandbarel.com from December 2020 through May 2021 for about $700.
Contact Real Flame at 800-654-1704 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Central Time, or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or online at www.realflame.com and click “Support,” then “Product Recalls” for more information.
Pooh bear rattle recall
Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Rattle Sets are a potential choking hazard for young children.
The set includes three rattles and is marked for ages 3 months and above. The rattle, which has the character Winnie the Pooh as part of the toy, is blue and red with green and yellow shapes.
The set was sold at Walgreens Stores nationwide from September 2019 through January 2020 for about $10.
Contact Walgreens at 800-925-4733 — 24 hours a day, seven days a week — or online at www.walgreens.com. Type in “Recalls” in the Search bar for more information.