Most Recent Product Recalls Spring 2018In our 50 plus years of representing injured New Yorkers, we have recovered for consumers injured by defective products in diverse fields and industries, including cases involving defective auto lifts, printing presses, office furniture, meat grinders, and recycling equipment. Andrea Bonina, the partner in charge of all product liability cases, has lectured throughout New York State on product liability and has been selected to SuperLawyers for Plaintiff’s Product Liability for eleven consecutive years.
At Bonina and Bonina, P.C., we keep a vigilant eye on businesses that manufacture and sell products to all consumers. After all, we are experienced products liability attorneys. At times, because of a dangerous or defective part or component, a company may recall a product. Here is a look at some of the most recent product recalls in the late winter and early spring of 2018:
*Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Hazard: Repeated use and wear of the product can cause the pacifier ribbons to fray and/or unravel, allowing the snaps to inadvertently detach from the ribbon and pose a potential choking hazard.
Remedy: Refund
Recall date: March 2018
Units: About 590,000 (in addition, about 10,500 units were sold in Canada)
*Wi-Fi Switches
Hazard: The wi-fi switches can overheat, creating a fire hazard.
Remedy: Contact Southwire to receive $4 to purchase a standard, non-wi-fi replacement. Once the wi-fi switch is returned to Southwire, customers will receive a complete refund.
Recall date: March 2018
Units: About 24,000 (in addition, about 6,000 sold in Canada)
*Cameron Company Tents sold by Home Depot
Hazard: The fiberglass rod that supports the tent can break, splinter and become sharp, causing a laceration hazard.
Remedy: Refund of credit from Home Depot
Recall date: March 2018
Units: About 84,000
*Portable Power Banks sold by Amazon
Hazard: The power bank’s battery can overheat, causing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy: Refund
Recall date: March 2018
Units: 260,000
*Maximum Strength BACTRAYCIN Plus Ointment With Lidocaine
Hazard: The packaging is not child-resistant as required and lidocaine presents a risk of poisoning to children. Adults should place product out of the reach of children immediately.
Remedy: Refund
Recall date: March 2018
Units: 500,000
Consumers can track the recalls of toys and other products for children at They can track other product recalls at the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
If you’ve been harmed by a defective product, Bonina and Bonina, P.C. has the experience in product liability litigation to help you recover compensation from all responsible parties. When businesses sell a product in a defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the user or consumer, they are subject to liability for any physical harm caused, whether to person or property. Contact us today at 1-888-MedLaw1 (888-633-5291) or online so we can help you. The consultation is free. Home and hospital visits are available. Se habla espaňol.