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Recalls: Children’s plates, laptop batteries, heated socks, and more

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Children’s plates distributed by WIC in Indiana are being recalled because they could start a fire, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

The WIC Nutrition plates by Brush Art are labelled microwave-safe, but they contain aluminum which could spark a fire when microwaved. 

There are two reports of the recalled plates catching on fire and one report of a plate melting, but no one has been hurt. 

Plates stamped with ISP219 are not under recall. 

Do not use the recalled plates and return them to a WIC Clinic for a free replacement.  

Contact Brush Art for more information at 800-778-9005. 

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HP has expanded its recall of Lithium-ion batteries in some commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations. 

There is one report of a minor injury and two reports of property damage due to overheating batteries, according to the C.P.S.C.  

“The batteries were shipped with or sold as accessories for HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series, 4xx G4 series), HPx360 (310 G2), HP Pavilion x360 11inch Notebook PC, HP 11 Notebook PC, HP ZBook (17 G3, and Studio G3) mobile workstations. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation, HP ProBook 4xx G5 series, HP ENVY 15, HP Mobile Thin Clients (mt21, mt22, and mt31), or for any of the products listed above,” according to the C.P.S.C. website. 

To see if your battery is under recall visit: www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018. 

There you will also find instructions for enabling “battery safe mode.” 

Call HP at 866-671-7362 to find out how to receive a free replacement battery. 

Kroger expands self-driving delivery 

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Some heated socks by Tech Gear 5.7 are under recall because they may catch on fire.  

There are two reports of the batteries in the socks overheating causing minor property damage, with four reports total of overheating, melting, or igniting batteries. 

Stop using the recalled socks with following serial numbers: 

  • MW18A0-17-14
  • MW18A04-17-15 
  • MW18A04-M4-10/W6-11 
  • MW18A04-M10-14 

Remove the batteries of the recalled socks and contact Tech Gear 5.7 at 888-908-6024 to receive a free replacement or refund. 

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Glass lids on some H-E-B sauté pans may cut you, prompting a recall.

One person has received an eye injury and there are eight reports of the glass lid cracking or shattering. 

Don’t use the recalled H-E-B Kitchen and Table 5.5 qt. Sauté Pans in red and grey with the date code range from 052018 and 12/2018.  

Contact H-E-B at 855-432-4438 to get your money back. 

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Seven fires caused by leaking fuel are prompting a recall of some Kawasaki Mule PRO-MX off-highway vehicles.

The vehicle oil cooler hoses can come apart and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack causing a fuel leak and fire hazard, according to the C.P.S.C.

For the full list of models, codes, and VIN ranges, click here:  cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Kawasaki-USA

Don’t ride on the recalled vehicles and contact Kawasaki at 866-802-9381 for a free repair.

‘Ghost’ IHOP back from the dead with a new name 

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Some water skis by O’Brien are being recalled because they can detach from the binding and break during a fall.

There are three reports of leg injuries from skis breaking and bindings pulling off the skies. 

Stop using the Performer Pro Combo Skis with X9 or Avid bindings and the following item numbers:

  • 2111112
  • 2121200
  • 2141102
  • 2161102
  • 2181104

Contact O’Brien Watersports at 800-662-7436 for a store credit or full refund. 

For more information on these and other recalls visit: www.cpsc.gov

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