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Business Events Product Recalls

  • More than 20,000 crib and toddler bed mattresses are being recalled this week because they fail to meet flammability standards. Other recalled consumer products include benches and utility tractors. They were sold at Amazon.com, Kohls.com, ToyRUs.com, Walmart.com and Wayfair.com from January 2016 through December 2016.

  • DETROIT— Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half-million compact cars in the U.S. because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released. Also included are over 134,000 Kia Forte cars from 2012 through 2014.. Kia's recall starts Jan. 30, while Hyundai's begins Feb. 8.

  • The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since Dec. 1. According to a list published on the French health ministry's website, the recall affects customers in countries around the world, including: Britain and Greece in Europe, Morocco and Sudan in Africa,...

  • *Recall includes export products for China, Africa, LatAm. PARIS, Dec 10- France has ordered banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of salmonella bacteria, consumer protection agency DGCCRF said in a statement. The recall includes products for export,...

  • More than 40,000 industrial table lamps are being recalled this week because of a wire that can fray, posing a shock hazard. Other recalled consumer products include camera power adapters, angle grinders and portable generators. They were sold at West Elm stores nationwide, West Elm's catalog and at www.westelm.com from June 2014 through October 2017.

  • *Follows other major China recalls by GM, VW earlier this year. *China is world's largest auto market. BEIJING, Dec 1- One of General Motors Co's China ventures will recall nearly a million vehicles due to fuel tank problems, the country's quality watchdog said on Friday, the latest in a spate of major auto recalls in China over the last few months.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it was rejecting a petition by Ford Motor Co to delay recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially defective air bag inflators to conduct additional testing. The public can comment on NHTSA's decision until Dec. 18 on both Ford and Mazda's petitions.

  • Nov 17- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening an investigation into potential air bag failure in 415,000 Volkswagen vehicles after the German automaker issued a recall for the same issue in 2015.. The agency said it had 90 complaints of problems after the recall was announced including some reports of problems...

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    The Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls hoverboards from several companies over concerns the devices could catch fire or explode, USA Today reports.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal. The luxury carmaker said on Thursday it had reported the matter to Germany's road transport authority KBA,...

  • Nov 2- United Technologies Corp's Kidde unit is recalling more than 40 million fire extinguishers mainly in the United States, a U.S. consumer safety agency said on Thursday, following reports that they failed to work and caused one death in 2014.. Kidde, a safety products maker, will recall 37.8 million fire extinguishers in the United States and 2.7 million in...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal. The luxury carmaker said on Thursday it had reported the matter to Germany's road transport authority KBA,...

  • WASHINGTON Oct 29- General Motors Co agreed to a $13.9 million settlement with Orange County, California after prosecutors accused the Detroit automaker of intentionally concealing serious safety defects including those involving faulty ignition switches tied to nearly 400 deaths and injuries, the company said on Sunday. An Orange County superior court...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if there are open, uncompleted recalls at the time that they register their vehicles. Congress gave NHTSA the authority to provide grant funding for up to six states that agreed to pilot programs...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles. The government says only about 70 percent of auto safety recalls are completed. Automakers have been struggling to...

  • AGENCY LAUNCHING PILOT PROGRAM IN MARYLAND TO ALERT VEHICLE OWNERS TO UNCOMPLETED AUTO SAFETY RECALLS.

  • TOKYO, Oct 27- Subaru Corp on Friday said it had failed to follow proper inspection procedures for vehicles for the domestic market, an issue likely to result in a product recall and adding to a list of compliance problems at Japanese companies. The automaker said for more than 30 years, final inspections of new vehicles at its main Gunma complex north of Tokyo were...

  • Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 65,000 motorized infant seats because of a risk of a fire hazard.

  • BERLIN/ WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Daimler AG is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles worldwide to address potential unintended air bag deployments, the German automaker said on Monday. The safety recall covers 495,000 vehicles in the United States, 400,000 in Britain, 76,000 in Canada and a few hundred thousand in Germany,...