Product Recall Alert – PLATINUM Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers Made by HEICO Lighting

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January 8, 2013 PLATINUM Neon Sign Power Supply Transformers Made by HEICO lighting Recalled Due To Fire Hazard Name of Product: Power Supply Transformers Units: About 3,900 Hazard: The transformers do not meet the UL standard for this product and pose a fire risk. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: This recall involves neon power supply transformers […]

Product Recall – Columbia Sportswear Omni-Heat Lithium Polymer Rechargeable Batteries

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January 9, 2013 Note: This product was originally recalled in November 2011 – Recall #12-705 Columbia Sportswear Reannounces Its Recall of Batteries Sold With Jackets Due To Fire Hazard Name of Product: Omni-Heat(tm) Lithium-Polymer Rechargeable Batteries Hazard: The batteries have a cell defect which can cause overheating, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: The firm received […]

Product Recall Alert – Brower Top Hatch Egg Incubator

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January 2, 2013 Brower Recalls Top Hatch Egg Incubators Due to Fire Hazard Hazard: The base can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to the consumer. Incidents/Injuries: Brower received three reports of fires, all of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: The product is a round, light gray plastic […]

NFPA: Home Fire Sprinkler Demonstration

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A side-by-side room display set up at the Plymouth Massachusetts Fire Department. Sprinklers had been installed in only one of the rooms. Both rooms were set on fire. Home fire sprinklers are designed to activate when a certain degree of heat increase is reached, so as the temperature in the display went up, the sprinklers […]