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At McCoy, Hiestand & Smith we value the health and safety of everyone in our community. Sometimes regardless of how careful we are the products we buy aren’t as safe as we had hoped.

Products are recalled every day and it’s important to stay up to date on those recalls in order to keep you and your loved ones safe. Below are a few recalls from this month that may affect you or your family.

HP Recalls Notebook Batteries for Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

HP has issued a recall on Lithium-ion batteries for HP notebook computers and mobile workstations due to fire andHP Nook Battery Recall burn hazards. The company states that the batteries have the potential to overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to users. About 50,000 of the notebook batteries were sold at Best Buy and other stores and authorized dealers nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com, www.hp.com and other websites. “HP has received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring, including three reports of property damage totaling $4,500 with one report of a minor injury involving a first degree burn to the hand,” says the recall.

International Laboratories Recalls Clopidogrel for Mislabeling

A recall has been issued on Clopidogrel Tablets by International Laboratories, LLC due to mislabeling. The recall applies to one lot of the Clopidogrel Tablets packaged in bottles of 30 tablets. According to the recall, the product is Clopidogrel Recalllabeled as Clopidogrel tablets USP 75 mg but may contain Clopidogrel 75 mg or Simvastatin Tablets USP 10 mg, posing a risk to consumers. Missed doses of the Clopidogrel increases the risk of heart attack and stroke which can be life threatening, says the recall. No complaints have been received related to this event detailing medical illnesses or harmful effects, states International Laboratories.

Fujifilm Power Adapter Recalled for Shock Hazard

Fujifilm has issued a recall on the power adapter wall plugs sold with Fujifilm digital cameras due to a shock hazard. Fuji Film Power Adapter Shock Risk“The power adapter wall plug can crack, break or detach and remain in the wall and expose live electrical contacts, posing a shock hazard,” states the recall. About 270,000 of the adapters were sold at mass merchandisers, electronics and membership club stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites. There have not been any incidents reported to date.

Bassinets Recalled Due to Violation of Bassinet & Cradle Standard

Multipro Bassinet RecallThis recall involves Multipro bassinets, an Indian style baby cradle. It has a swing framework with a pair of metal legs on the ends of the middle rod. The Cradle N Swing is designed to swing the child back and forth in a bassinet. The bassinet is made of polka dot fabric with a mesh opening on the side. The bassinet portion attaches to a plastic frame base and is sold in a variety of colors. Multipro is written on the outside of the storage bag.

Bed Bath & Beyond Recalls Hudson Comforters by UGG Due to Risk of Mold Exposure UGG comforter Mold warning

This recall involves Hudson comforters by UGG. The polyester comforters were sold in four different solid colors: garnet, navy, gray, and oatmeal, and three sizes: twin, full/queen, and king. Mold can be present, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Skip Hop Recalls Convertible High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Skip Hop High ChairThis recall involves the charcoal colored Tuo convertible high chair, which can be converted into a toddler chair. The style numbers are 304200 and 304200CN with a date code found on the back of the chair as follows: HH102016, HH11/2016, HH3/2017 and HH4/2017. The highchairs have a reversible seat pad, removable tray, 5-point harness, beechwood footrest and legs.

New recalls are issued constantly so remember to check back with us monthly for updated recall lists!

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