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October 28, 2015

Below is a recap of today's consumer news as reported on My3cents.com and from other places across the web. If you have a consumer news tip, drop us a line by simply replying to this email or by visiting us at mythreecents.com and share your experience!

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Consumer Recalls From CPSC

United States Stove Company Recalls Pellet Stoves Due to Fire Hazard
The internal fire box baffle can degrade, overheat and pose a fire hazard.

TCC Cooking Company Recalls CHEFS Vertical Roasters Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards
The CHEFS vertical roasters can break or shatter.

Bed Handles Inc. Reannounces Recall of Adult Portable Bed Handles Following Report of Fourth Entrapment Death; Less Than 1% Response Rate to Recall
Another death reported after woman became entrapped between the mattress and the recalled bed handles.

BSH Home Appliances Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard
The power cord on some Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore and Thermador dishwashers can overheat.

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Outdoor Patio Swivel Armchairs Due to Fall Hazard
The swivel armchair can tip backward while rocking and consumers can fall off, posing a fall hazard.

Rattan Arm Chairs Recalled by Ross Stores Due to Fall and Injury Hazard
The chair may tip or slide backward, posing a fall hazard.

Calphalon Recalls Pizza Wheels Due to Laceration Hazard
The handle of the pizza cutter can detach during use, posing a laceration hazard.

Zak Designs Recalls Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores
The inner plastic straw in the fip-top portion of the twist-off cap can break, posing a choking hazard

Bed Handles Inc. Reannounces Recall of Adult Portable Bed Handles Due to Serious Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards; Less Than 1% Response Rate to Recall
Three women died after becoming entrapped between the mattress and the recalled bed handles.

Bradshaw International Recalls Jumbo Roasters Due to Laceration Hazard
The roaster rim is incorrectly finished and can have sharp edges.

Philips Recalls Halogen Bulbs Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards
The lens of the bulb can shatter in the lamp or the lens fall off and shatter, posing a laceration and burn hazard.

Touchless Kitchen Faucets Recalled by Lota Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot
The battery box used to power the faucet’s sensor can short circuit, overheat and/or melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Bosch Security Systems Recalls Wireless Smoke Alarms Due to Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire (Recall Alert)
The alarms can fail to alert consumers to a fire, posing a fire hazard.

Kenwood Recalls Blenders Due to Laceration Hazard
The lower blade can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.

Rejuvenation Recalls Shaker Chairs and Bar Stools Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The legs and back of these products can break, causing the person sitting on the chair or stool to fall.

Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Dremel Rotary Tool Due to Burn Hazard
Circuit board can overheat or tools lose speed control, posing burn or personal injury hazard.

Osram Sylvania Recalls T8 LED Tubes Due to Burn Hazard
Lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.

Grizzly Recalls Table Saws Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards (Recall Alert)
The motor pulley can come loose and hit the table saw blade, causing the blade teeth to break into flying metal fragments, posing a risk of laceration or impact injury to consumers.

Viking Range Expands Dishwasher Recall Due to Fire Hazard
An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Nipponflex Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard
The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses.

ACCO Brands Recalls Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards Due to Laceration Hazard
Sharp metal edges on the back of the boards can become exposed while removing mounted boards posing a laceration hazard.

Whirlpool Recalls Jenn-Air Wall Ovens Due to Risk of Burns
The extendable roller rack can unexpectedly disengage when fully extended, posing a risk of burns to consumers.