NVIDIA Recalls European Plug Heads

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 09, 2017

 


Firewood Recalls Vaporizers Due to Fire Hazard

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 09, 2017

The Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Firewood of Wellesley, Mass has voluntarily issued a recall of their vaporizers. An electrical shock can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves all Firewood 4 vaporizers. The vaporizers measures 2” wide by 3 1/2” tall by 7/8” thick and have a sliding battery compartment cover. The body and battery cover of the vaporizers are wooden and were sold finished or unfinished.The Firewood logo is printed on the bottom of the vaporizers.

Approximately 400 units were sold exclusively at Firewoodvapes.com from October 2016 through June 2017 for between $135 and $185.

The firm has received one report of an electrical short that allowed the vaporizer battery to vent and catch fire. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vaporizers and contact Firewood to receive a free repair.

For more information, please visit:www.firewoodvapes.com and click on “Safety Recall.”

 

 


Fred's Recalls Charcoal Grills Due to Fire Hazard

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 09, 2017

The Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Fred’s Stores of Tennessee, Inc. of Memphis, TN has voluntarily issued a recall of the Mini barrel charcoal grills. The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves Living Traditions mini barrel charcoal grills. The black steel grills measure about 18” by 15” x 18 1/2”.They have a black handle on the lid and one on each side, and at the front a heat gauge and a silver latch. Model number SXB1501 and UPC code 00000 19877 are printed on the product’s packaging.

The grills were sold at Fred’s stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from January 2017 through June 2017 for about $22.

Fred’s has received two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage has been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the grill to any Fred’s Store for a full refund.

For more information, please visit: www.fredsinc.com and click on “Recall Information”.

 

 


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By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 09, 2017

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Attend Our Upcoming Seminar

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Aug 01, 2017

We are excited to announce our upcoming Seminar, Welcome to the Party – Handling 1st & 3rd Party Subrogation & Liability Claims. Join us on September 15, 2017 at Legend’s Golf Course in Prior Lake. Space is limited. 


Gamewell-FCI Recalls Fire Alarms

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Apr 05, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Gamewell-FCI of Northford, CT has voluntarily issued a recall of the Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels (ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3).When configured in a certain way, the panels can become non-responsive and connected detectors in the area can fail to detect and respond to an alarm. Approximately 1,000 units were sold at authorized distributors from May 2015 through August 2015 for about $800.

This recall is for the ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3 Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels in commercial buildings. This issue is limited to a specific configuration of Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) devices. To occur, the SLC must include at least two of the following detectors in any combination: Acclimate, 4-Warn, Photo/CO and iFAAST. The issue would occur only if the detectors are addressed within the same FlashScan polling group. Detectors installed in a different combination are not affected. No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately contact the distributor to obtain a free repair, a firmware upgrade.

For more information, please visit www.gamewell.com and click on “Safety Recall.”

 

 


Franklin Fueling Recalls Gas Station Hoses/Swivels

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Apr 05, 2016

 


Panasonic Recalls Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Apr 05, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Panasonic Corporation of North America of Newark, New Jersey has voluntarily issued a recall of the Panasonic Lithium-ion Computer Battery Packs. Conductive foreign material was mixed into the battery cells during manufacturing, posing a risk of fire.About 387 (in the United States) and 110 (in Canada) were sold at Panasonic dealers from December 2011 through August 2013 for about $2,000 for the laptop. 


Toshiba Recalls Laptop Computer Batteries

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Apr 05, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. of Irvine, California has voluntarily issued a recall of the Panasonic battery packs used in Toshiba laptop computers. The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing a burn and fire hazards to consumers. Approximately 91,000 (in addition to 10,000 were sold in Canada) at Office Depot, Staples, and other electronics stores nationwide, and online at Toshibadirect.com and other websites from June 2011 through January 2016 for between $500 and $1,000 for the laptop and between $70 and $130 for the battery pack. 


Z Gallerie Recalls Wall Clocks Due to Fire

By Whitemore Fire Consultants | Apr 04, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Z Gallerie of Gardenia, California has voluntarily issued a recall of the Golda Wall Clocks.The batteries inside the clock can overheat due to defective battery springs located at the bottom of the battery compartment, posing a fire hazard.

About 450 clocks were sold at Z Gallerie stores nationwide and online at ZGallerie.com between July 2015 and January 2016 for about $400.

This recall includes Golda wall clocks. The clocks are round and measure 32 inches in diameter and four inches in depth. The front of the wall clocks is made of glass and has a white background. “Invented in 1698” is printed on the front of the clocks. The numbers printed on the clock and clock hands are printed in a brown antiqued ink. The battery compartment on the back holds one AA battery and four D batteries. “Made in China” and “Made for Z Gallerie” are printed on a label on the back of the clocks.

No injuries or incidents have been reported. Consumers should immediately remove the batteries from the clocks and contact Z Gallerie for a full refund and $50 Z Gallerie gift card.

For more information please visit: www.zgalerie.com and click on "Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

 

 


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