Tag Archives: Consumer Product Safety Commission

Massimo Motor Sports Recalls Massage Guns Due to Fire Hazard

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Earlier this month, Massimo Motor Sports issued a recall for their Massimo Percussion Massage Gun. The lithium-ion battery system can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Massimo received three reports of fires with the massage guns that resulted in over $15,000 in property damage. No injuries have been reported. These massage guns were sold exclusively online

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When a Bike Falls Apart, What Does the Government Do ?

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When bicycles fall apart or bike components break, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) issues a recall in order to try to prevent future injuries and losses. One of the most dangerous defects is when the bicycle’s fork setter tube or handle bars break. This causes the rider to lose control of the bike immediately,

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Product Recall — NRS Water Sports Helmets

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall on NRS water sports helmets because the rivets holding the chin strap to the helmet can fail, allowing the helmet to fall off in an incident.  This poses a risk of head injury. If you purchased this helmet between April 21, 2014 and July

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Scuba Hose Recall — Drowning Hazard

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Scuba divers count on having well-functioning equipment.  With a sport like diving, faulty gear can be a matter of life and death — literally. Suunto has recalled its high-pressure air hoses because they may have a leak or rupture, which can lead to lack of air and drowning. The hoses were sold between November 2012

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Bicycles Recalled due to Fall Risk from Cracked Fork

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While no injuries have been reported, because the fork can break on certain models of Giant Bicycles please check your bike. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Giant Bicycle, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the 2012 Model Year Giant Defy Advanced and Avail Advanced Bicycles. Consumers should stop using recalled products

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Bike Brake Recall – Cable Failure Could Cause Bicycle Crash

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC“), in cooperation with the The Hive company announced a voluntary recall of the bicycle cable clamping assembly of the bike’s brakes. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. The cable clamping area

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