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Category: Defective Products

Defective Products - Bisnar Chase Blog

Manufacturers have a responsibility to create products that are safe to use and do not incur the potential for injury under normal use. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has represented many clients against product manufacturers when their products have malfunctioned, exploded, or otherwise have created a dangerous situation, injuring the user. We provide information here about defective products that have been recalled so that our readers can be kept safe and can be aware of dangerous products that they may use on a daily basis.

Manhattan Ball Toy Sold at Target Stores Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

By Brian Chase on July 27, 2020 - No comments

Manhattan Ball Toy Sold at Target Stores Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

The Manhattan Toy Company announced a product defect recall of its “Manhattan Ball” activity toys because it could be a choking hazard. According to a news report, the toy has been sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and online since July 2019. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says the toy is being recalled because the plastic tubes can detach from the center ball and release the small silicone teethers that are threaded on the tubes. This could pose a potential choking hazard for young children. …Read the rest »

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FDA Cracks Down on Disposable Puff Bar E-Cigarettes

By Brian Chase on July 23, 2020 - No comments

FDA Cracks Down on Disposable Puff Bar E-Cigarettes

U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes that are extremely popular with teenagers, saying that the companies never had permission to sell them in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter this week telling the company behind Puff Bar e-cigarettes to remove them from the market within 15 business days, including products containing fruity flavors such as mango, pink lemonade and strawberry. A notice on the company’s website says online sales and distribution have stopped until further notice. …Read the rest »

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FDA Widens Hand Sanitizer Recall Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Brian Chase on July 17, 2020 - No comments

FDA Widens Hand Sanitizer Recall Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added three more hand sanitizers to its rolling list of products recalled because of possible contamination with a toxic chemical. According to a Fox6 news report, more than 65 of the cleansers have now tested positive for methanol, which could be toxic if absorbed through the skin or ingested. A majority of these products appear to have been made in Mexico, with recalls issued by the manufacturer or the distributor. …Read the rest »

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Strollers and Bassinets Recalled for Fall and Entrapment Hazards

By Brian Chase on July 13, 2020 - No comments

Strollers and Bassinets Recalled for Fall and Entrapment Hazards

A Better You! Is recalling hundreds of strollers because they violate the federal stroller and carriage safety standard. According to a news report and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Belecoo strollers pose a strangulation hazard because a child could potentially fall through the opening between the activity tray and the seat bottom. The location of the stroller’s crotch restraint also creates a large opening between the restraint and the seat bottom, which can lead to a child falling through. …Read the rest »

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Harbor Freight Recalls More Jack Stands After Replacement Stands Have Welding Defects

By Brian Chase on July 9, 2020 - No comments

Harbor Freight Recalls More Jack Stands After Replacement Stands Have Welding Defects

Months after Harbor Freight recalled 454,000 jack stands because they posed a safety risk, the retailer has now announced that it is recalling the replacement stands. According to a USA Today news report, the company’s CEO and founder, Eric Smidt, wrote in a message to consumers that he is “disappointed and embarrassed” because they have identified a welding defect in a small number of Pittsburgh 3 ton steel jack stands that replaced the recalled jack stands. Smidt said the defect was discovered after the initial recall investigation. …Read the rest »

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Women in the UK Unite to Stop of the Use of Vaginal Mesh Devices

By Brian Chase on July 6, 2020 - No comments

Women in the UK Unite to Stop of the Use of Vaginal Mesh Devices

Women in the United Kingdom have united to stop potentially dangerous vaginal mesh surgical procedures from being offered at clinics and hospitals, according to a news report in Science Times. This is a procedure that has caused thousands of women chronic pain and a range of other health complications, leaving many disabled and in need of multiple surgeries. …Read the rest »

 

Missouri Court Slams J&J for Knowingly Selling Talcum Powder Causing Cancer

By Brian Chase on July 6, 2020 - No comments

Missouri Court Slams J&J for Knowingly Selling Talcum Powder Causing Cancer

A state court has slashed a $4.7 billion jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson on appeal, but hit out at the company for knowingly selling a product that can cause cancer. A St. Louis jury originally awarded billions of dollars to victims developing cancer after using J&J talcum powder. The award has now been reduced to $2.1 billion, but the company has still been condemned for its actions. …Read the rest »

 

FDA Warns Nine Brands of Hand Sanitizer May Be Toxic

By Brian Chase on June 26, 2020 - No comments

FDA Widens Hand Sanitizer Recall Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that consumers should stay away from using nine brands of possibly toxic hand sanitizer that may contain methanol or wood alcohol, a substance that is potentially dangerous when it is absorbed through the skin or ingested. According to a CBS News report, the agency’s alert comes at a time when hand sanitizers are in especially heavy demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has public health officials urging people to wash their hands frequently. …Read the rest »

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Modus Recalls Dressers Sold at Costco and Other Outlets for Tip-Over Risk

By Brian Chase on June 22, 2020 - No comments

Modus Recalls Dressers Sold at Costco and Other Outlets for Tip-Over Risk

Modus Furniture has recalled 1,300 dressers because they are unstable, posing a serious tip-over risk that can result in death or injuries to children. According to Consumer Report, an announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) also said that the dressers and the tip-over restraints that came with them do not comply with the industry’s current voluntary safety standards. Tip-over restraints are intended to secure furniture to the wall and prevent it from tipping. These dressers pose a serious tip-over and entrapment risk that could result in injuries or deaths to young children. …Read the rest »

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Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft Recalled After Five Patient Deaths

By Brian Chase on June 18, 2020 - No comments

Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft Recalled After Five Patient Deaths

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall for the Endologix Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft System because of the risk of severe injury or death. According to an FDA alert, the recall involves about 5,403 devices that were distributed in the United States since August 2015. The recalled products have a manufacturing defect that has been linked to five deaths. …Read the rest »

 



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