Faulty Product Recall: 6th April 2017
Weekly Product Recall post:
Are you looking to stay ahead of the curb, and be notified of products/items which have been blacklisted as faulty? You’re in luck, every week we writing a blog post pinpointing all the faulty goods which have come to our attention; you’ll never be left in the dark again.
Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:
Thorntons – Dark Chocolate Easter Egg – recall
The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Thorntons is recalling its Dark Chocolate Easter Egg with a Personalised Iced Message because the icing contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
Name: Dark Chocolate Easter Egg
Product: Thorntons Dark Chocolate Easter Egg with a Personalised Iced Message
Pack size: 265g
Date: All dates
Batch codes: All batches
This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
Where the problem lies..
Marin has concluded that all 2016 ‘Pine Mountain 1’ and 2017 ‘Pine Mountain’ bicycles will be voluntarily recalled pursuant to the rules of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), as well as Trading Standards in the UK, due to the potential for the fork to bend or break at the fork crown area (although no injuries have occurred so far).
Marin Pine Mountain 1 (2016)
Front Hub Formula, 100x15mm, 6-Bolt Disc, 32H
Marin Pine Mountain (2017)
Front Hub Joytech, 110x9mm, 6 Bolt Disc, 32H
Only the specific models and model years are affected.
- replacement forks will be sent directly to your Marin dealer where the bicycle was purchased
- replacement forks will be visibly different to allow you to easily tell the difference between the original, and the replacement forks
- the forks must be fitted by your Marin dealer
Brand: JSG Accessories
Name: LED Panel Light
Product: LED ceiling light
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Type / number of model: Driver: XS018-18W, Luminaire : LP-R-15W
Batch number / Barcode: 5 060215 272079
Risk type: Electric shock
Once the product has been installed and connected to the main electric supply, the internal voltage may jump the barriers, causing the secondary circuit to overheat and lead to a fire. The outer parts of the product may become live which could lead to a potential electric shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Product: Angle grinder
Type / number of model: DG-1400A
Batch number / Barcode: 001485
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
The protection guard of the tool can rotate 160º and provides insufficient protection against loose flying fragments generated during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Product: Angle grinder
Type / number of model: models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000 (without braking function) and GWS 24-230 JVX (with braking function)
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between June 2016 and August 2016 (models GWS 20, 22, 24 y PWS 20, 1900, 2000) and from February 2016 to October 2016 (models GWS 24-230 JVX)
Risk type: Injuries
The cutting or grinding wheel, together with the clamping device, could come loose when the angle grinder is in operation, leading to injury of the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60745.
Product: Passenger car
Category: Motor vehicles
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e4*2001/116*0116*02 Type: JK
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2 March 2006 and 13 August 2010.
Risk type: Injuries
Dirt on the terminal spool of the steering column can lead to the driver airbag failing to be released.
Name: My Baby & Me Doll
Product: Baby doll
Type / number of model: Item no. 98172
Batch number / Barcode: 8711252981727; Batch: 2017065
Risk type: Choking
Small plastic parts can be easily detached from the doll’s accessories (top of plastic bottle, part of soother, etc.). A small child could put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.