Recent Recalled Consumer Products

iStock_000054952158_MediumLea Covington and Hannah Collections Recall

Lea Covington and Hannah Collections has issued a recall alert for their product Lea Covington and Hannah Collection Bunk Beds. The recall affects the company’s bunk beds with bookcases. The bunk beds were sold in twin over twin and full over full sizes, both with bookcase accessories. Beds in the Covington Collection have a cherry finish, while beds in the Hannah Collection have a white finish. The beds were recalled because of an entrapment hazard to young children. The beds can be assembled incorrectly, creating a space that exceeds the 1.88 inches specified by industry standards, where a child could get stuck or injured.

So far about 500 units have been recalled, with no reported accidents or injuries. Consumers are urged to immediately check if they have a recalled unit. Name and model information can be located on a label attached to the backside of the headboard on the bottom bunk and on the back of the bookcase.

In the Covington Collection, recalled models are: 145-976 twin over twin, 145-986 full over full, and 145-900 bookcase.In the Hannah Collection, recalled models are:147-976 twin over twin, 147-986 full over full, 147-900 bookcase.

Consumers with recalled beds are encouraged to contact Lea Industries to determine if the bed is assembled correctly. A professional installed can be dispatched to reinstall the beds. Lea Industries is also contacting known customers directly

Rite Aid Recall

Rite Aid has voluntarily recalled 16 oz. pints of Mint ‘N Chip Thrifty brand ice cream. The recall affects ice cream sold exclusively in Rite Aid stores in California. Approximately 560 16 oz pints have been recalled. The pints contain pistachio ice cream with pistachios, but was accidentally placed in containers labeled Mint ‘n Chip. This mistake is being taken very seriously, as people who are allergic to nuts, including pistachios, are in danger of consuming the products and suffering serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.

Rite Aid notified the Food and Drug Administration on the issue on June 3, 2014 and will work alongside with it regarding the recall. Recalled products can be identified by a UPC code on the back of each pint, which is 1182264327. Customers who are allergic to nuts should not consume these products and return them to any Rite Aid store for a full refund. The voluntary recall does not affect any other Thrift brand or Rite Aid products.

Mirka Abrasives Recall

Mirka Abrasives has recalled their 5-inch and 6-inch Mirka CEROS compact electric orbital sanders. The sanders are yellow and black and have a Mirka logo on the front, and a speed control lever on the top of the sanders with a vacuum hose connector on the rear. About 440 units in the U.S. and 85 in Canada have been recalled due a default which cause the sander to short circuit, posing a fire hazard. There have been 3 reports of electrical shorting incidents, involving the sander sparking and smoking.

No incidents of injury or property damage have been reported. Customers are urged to immediately stop using the sanders, unplug them and contact Mirka Abrasives for a free replacement.


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