USB chargers, manufactured in China, are being recalled by Popkiller. The recall involves about 2,500 units with improperly mounted plug blades and inadequate electronic circuitry, that is now posing a fire and electric shock hazard.
While no injuries have been reported, consumers should immediately stop using the chargers, and return them for a full merchandise credit.
For more information, visit www.popkiller.us.
LED Bulbs Overheat, Fall from Sockets
Halco is recalling their LED bulbs, as they can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing both impact and burn hazards.
There have been five incidents of the bulbs separating from the socket, but no injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bulbs, remove them from the fixture, and contact Halco for a free replacement.
Manufactured in China, the bulbs were sold at lighting retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2009 to March 2014 for up to $100.
For more information, visit www.halcolighting.com.
Mountain Bike Wheel Hubs Break
The wheel hubs on Cycling Sports Group’s mountain bikes, ranging in price from $4,300 to $6,000, and manufactured in Taiwan, can break, causing the brake system to fail, posing crash and injury hazards.
So far, the company has received five reports of broken hubs, but no injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and return them to an authorized dealer for a complete front and rear wheel replacement, free of charge.
For more information, visit www.gtbicycles.com.