Nan Far Woodworking has recalled about 16,700 of its Rockland Furniture drop-side cribs, which were sold exclusively at JC Penney, because the drop sides can malfunction, creating a space a child can become wedged in, leading to strangulation or suffocation.
Kraft Foods Group, is recalling Planters Cocktail Peanuts sold in 12-ounce canisters because there is a possibility that the peanuts were exposed to water not intended for use in food during the production process. Approximately 3,000 cases of the recalled Planters peanuts were shipped to retail customers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Ford Motor Company is recalling its 2012 Ford Focus sedans due to a fault in the car's windshield wiper system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). More than 140,000 Focus sedans are missing seals in its windshield washer motor wirings, which may result in passenger side wiper motor failures. The reduced visibility can increase the risk of a collision, said NHTSA.
Todson, of North Attleboro Mass., has recalled about 40,000 of its Topeak Babyseat II bicycle carrier seats, because a child can place his or her fingers in the opening at the grab bar's hinge mechanism, and when the grab bar is lifted to remove the child from the seat, the child's fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, posing a laceration and fingertip amputation hazard.
Office Depot is recalling 307,000 of its Brand Biella leather desk chairs in the U.S. and another 12,000 in Canada because the weld connecting the seat plate to the gas lift can fail, causing the chair to separate from the base and posing a fall hazard.
Honda plans to recall 2002-2004 Honda CR-V and 2003 Honda Pilot SUVs next month. According the company, about 554,000 of the Honda sport-utility vehicles have wiring faults that may fail to to turn on the front low beam headlights.
German luxury car maker BMW AG is recalling about 1.3 million BMW 5 Series and BMW 6 Series vehicles worldwide due to an issue with the cars' battery cable covers. The recall affects approximately 367,000 BMW cars in the U.S.
General Motors is recalling 6,159 2012 Chevrolet Express and Suburban vehicles and GMC Savana and Yukon XL vehicles because the steering gear pitman shaft could fracture.
Honda is recalling 1,316 model year 2006 CR-V vehicles to inspect and, if necessary, replace the right front lower control arm because over time, and with extended use, the arm may break at the weld due to an improper welding job.
Approximately 900,000 Safety 1st Push 'N Snap cabinet locks are being recalled by importer Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) of Columbus, Ind. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the safety latches can be disengaged by children, giving them access to the dangerous items meant to be secured within the locked cabinets.
Approximately 7,000 ceiling fans are being recalled by Westinghouse Lighting Corp., said the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The fan and light kits come with 60-watt lightbulbs, which exceed the fixtures' wattage ratings, posing a risk of overheating, fire and electric shock to consumers.
A recall of 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid cars has been issued by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. More than 14,700 of the Hyundai hybrid vehicles have rear center seat belts which fail to meet federal safety standards. However, Hyundai believes it doesn't need to fix the seat belt issue with all Sonata hybrids—or notify all affected Sonata owner, as required by the usual federal safety recall procedures.
Subaru of America is recalling 275,000 Forester vehicles. The 2009 to 2012 model years of the Subaru Forester SUVs have rear center seat belt systems which do not meet federal safety standards and could inhibit the proper installation of child safety seats, said the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
About 3,633 of General Motor's 2012 Buick Regal sedans are being recalled for parking lights that fail to activate when drivers turn on the vehicle's headlight switch. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this flaw violates U.S. safety standards and may cause an increased risk of vehicle collisions due to reduced visibility of the Buick car.
Nissan North American is recalling about 8,120 Infiniti M45 luxury sedans, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The safety agency says the 2003-2004 model years of the Infiniti M cars have a flaw that causes the gas gauge to display a higher fuel level than the amount of gas actually in the vehicle's fuel tank.