October 20, 2006

Fire safety: More product recalls

by Levin & Perconti

1. Bicycle Light Batteries: Light & Motion of Monterey, California has voluntarily recalled about 1,700 ARC Lithium Ion Bicycle Light Batteries. The battery may overheat, posing a fire or burn hazard. For more information.
2. Coffee Brewers: Starbucks Coffee has voluntarily recalled about 73,000 Starbucks Barista Aroma Stainless Steel 8-cup coffee brewers. The brewer has defective electrical wiring that can result in overheating, smoking, burning, and a possible fire hazard. For more information.
3. Tents & Canopies: Decathlon USA has voluntarily recalled about 22,000 2006 Quechua Brand Tents and Canopies. The tents may fail to meet the industry’s flame resistant standard, posing a fire hazard. For more information.