Recalls this week: Motorized boards, chairs
More than 100,000 motorized boards are being recalled because the rear wheel can lock up, posing a fall hazard. Other recalled consumer products this week include chairs and food dehydrators.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Razor RipStik electric motorized caster boards. The boards have two wheels, a hub motor and a lithium-ion battery. They have a wireless digital hand remote that controls the speed up to 10 mph. The manufacturing date is on the bar code label located on the bottom of the product and
WHY: The rear wheel can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: More than 700 reports of the rear wheel locking up, resulting in four injuries, including one loose tooth and three scrapes and bruises.
HOW MANY: About 158,000.
FOR MORE: Call Razor at 866-467-2967 from
WHY: The legs on the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Three reports of in-store display chair legs breaking and one report of the chair leg bowing out. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 4,700.
FOR MORE: Call Cost Plus at 877-967-5362 from
DETAILS: White, EZDRY, six-tray food dehydrators sold at
WHY: The food dehydrator can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
INCIDENTS: 13 reports of the dehydrator overheating and the plastic unit melting, including six reports of fire and one report resulting in property damage to the counter top. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 14,000.
FOR MORE: Call Greenfield at 877-881-0065 from
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