Safety Alert: These Cold Weather Products Have Been Recalled

The weather is freezing and if you don’t make use of certain products to alleviate the cold, you could wind up getting really sick from it. But before you use any items for this, you have to make sure that these products are safe.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of “cold-weather products” over the summer. Yours might be one of these faulty products, so it’s better to hold off using this and return to the manufacturer. Not only does this post risks to your safety, it is also unhealthy to keep on using defective products for the environment.

Below are the items the CPSC has recalled:

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You can read the recall order on these links:

ECHO Bear Cat Recalls Hydraulic Log Splitters Due to Impact Hazard

Big Lots Recalls Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard

Exhaust Fans Sold at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Delta Electronics Dongguan

Avalanche Airbags Recalled by Snowpulse Due to Risk of Injury

According to the CPSC they still continue to accept injury reports in relation to the use of these items and you should also take note that defective products that have been recalled are not supposed to still be sold, as this is illegal.

As per CPSC:

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

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