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CPSC - 3 New Recalls

-----------NEWS from CPSC-----------
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
www.cpsc.gov

1. Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazardhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rollerblade-USA-Recalls-Tempest-Inline-Skates/

2. Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers Due to Fire Hazard  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Genie-Recalls-Garage-Door-Openers/

3. BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BRP-Recalls-Ski-Doo-and-Can-Am-Lithium-ion-Rechargeable-Batteries-and-Heated-Gloves/

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1. Recall Date: February 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-113

Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Rollerblade® Tempest Inline Skates

 

Hazard: The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.

 

Remedy: Replace

 

Consumer Contact: Rollerblade USA at (800) 232-7655 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rollerblade.com and click on “Product Recall,” on the lower left, or by email at RCS@Rollerblade.com for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rollerblade-USA-Recalls-Tempest-Inline-Skates/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 11,800 pair

 

Description: The recalled Tempest skates are high performance training or racing skates sold in a variety of color combinations. They contain silver frame mounting bolts that attach a boot to an aluminum frame that holds four wheels.  The brand name “Rollerblade” appears in several locations on each skate. The model name “Tempest” appears on the back of the cuff and the model number appears on the side of the heel of each skate.

 

The recalled models and their SKUs are:

 

Model Number

Colors

SKU Number

Men’s

 

 

  90

Black/White with blue and yellow highlights

07010400835

  90

Black/Gray with blue highlights

07201400481

  90

Black/Silver with red highlights

07302200741

100

Black/White with red highlights

07010200741

100

Black/Gray with yellow highlights

07201200138

100

Black/White with red highlights

07301800816

110

Black/White with orange highlights

070100009F2

110

Black/White with orange highlights

072010009F2

110

Black with yellow highlights

07301600T83

Women’s

 

 

  90

White/Black with pink highlights

07010500653

  90

White/Black with purple highlights

072015009E2

  90

Silver with black and green highlights

073023007C1

100

Silver/White with black highlights

07010300863

100

White with black and red highlights

07201300748

100

Black/Silver with purple highlights

07301900N41

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the skates and contact Rollerblade USA for a free inspection and free replacement if the mounting holes on their skates are misaligned.

 

Sold by: Blades, Paragon, Peter Glenn, Play it Again, Summit Sports and other sporting goods stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, InlineWarehouse.com and REI.com from December 2010 through January 2014 for between $350 and $450.

 

Importer/Manufacturer: Rollerblade USA LLC, of West Lebanon, N.H.

 

Manufactured in: Thailand

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2. Recall Date: February 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-114

Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers Due to Fire Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Garage door openers

 

Hazard: The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

 

Remedy: Repair

 

Consumer Contact: Genie at (800) 488-9918 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.geniecompany.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Genie-Recalls-Garage-Door-Openers/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada

 

Description: This recall involves Genie, models PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro, models TriloG 1200 and 1500, screw drive garage door openers. The garage openers are gray and have a rating of ¾ HPc for the models ending in 1200 and 1 HPc for the models ending in 1500. “Genie” and the model name appear on both sides of the opener. The serial numbers are printed on a label located on the side opposite to the light. Serial numbers for the recalled units start with the following five numbers (click here for chart)

 

Incidents/Injuries: Genie has received four reports of the control board overheating. No injuries have been reported.

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled garage car opener and contact Genie to receive a free repair kit, which includes a new control board and installation instructions.

 

Sold at: Canadian Tire, Carter Lumber, Lowes, Menards, The Home Depot, and other retailers and distributors nationwide and online at homedepot.com from August 2011 through October 2012 for about $250.

 

Manufacturer: GMI Holdings, Inc., dba The Genie Company, of Mt. Hope, Ohio

 

Manufactured in: United States

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3. Recall Date: February 25, 2014

Recall Number: 14-115

BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® heated gloves and Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries.

 

Hazard: The glove’s lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

 

Remedy:  Refund

 

Consumer Contact: Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) toll-free at (888) 638-5397 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Friday, or online at www.ski-doo.com and select Owner Center, then click Safety Recall for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BRP-Recalls-Ski-Doo-and-Can-Am-Lithium-ion-Rechargeable-Batteries-and-Heated-Gloves/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 450 in U.S. and 1,200 in Canada

 

Description: This recall involves BRP Ski-Doo and Can-Am heated gloves and replacement Lithium-Ion rechargeable batteries. The gloves are only available in black and are sold with two lithium-ion rechargeable batteries and a charger. The gloves have either “ski-doo” or “can-am” on the pointer finger and on the wrist band of each glove. Both gloves come in size XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL. The battery pack is located on the zipped pouch on the wrist of each glove. Each battery is wrapped in white plastic with black writing which includes the warning information.  The recalled product codes can be found on the label sewn inside of the gloves. Recalled product codes are 446247 for the Can-Am heated gloves, 446248 for the Ski-Doo heated gloves and 4880580001 for the two Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries that are sold separately.

 

Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received three reports of batteries overheating while charging, two in Canada and one in United States. In two reports, there were minor property damages.  No injuries were reported.

 

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately disconnect all battery packs from the electrical connections and remove the battery. Avoid charging the battery packs and contact an authorized dealership or BRP directly for a full refund. Customers can keep the gloves.

A full reimbursement of the paid price up to $199.99 plus taxes will be offered for a returned charger and the 2 battery packs. A full reimbursement of the paid price up to $49.99 plus taxes will be offered for the return of additional 2 battery packs.

 

Sold at: BRP authorized dealerships nationwide and on BRP’s website from August 2013 through February 2014 for about $50 for the replacement battery packs, and $200 for the gloves/batteries.

 

Distributor: Bombardier Recreational Products U.S. Inc., Sturtevant, Wis.  

 

Manufactured in: China

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 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

 

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