Top 5 Recalled Products of 2016
Manufacturers are supposed to make sure that their products are safe before they put them on the market. However, a product can injure people even if it is rigorously tested. In 2016, there were several products that made headlines because they had been recalled. For your safety and that of your family, make sure you keep up-to-date on which products have been recalled.
Mama’s and Papa’s Strollers
The strollers were recalled due to several reports of them tipping back unexpectedly. This occurs apparently because of a problem with the latch on the stroller. If the stroller unexpectedly tips back, then obviously the baby can easily fall out and get injured.
Cuisinart Food Processors
In 2016, there were 8 million Cuisinart food processors recalled. Customers reported that metal slices from the food processors were ending up in their food. Many people reported that their teeth were damaged, and they suffered mouth lacerations as the result of the food processors.
IKEA Drawers and Chests
There were 29 million IKEA drawers and chests recalled in 2016. A toddler in Minnesota was killed after one such dresser fell on top of him. The IKEA drawers and chests were recalled because they can easily fall over if they are not anchored to the wall.
Tomee Tippee Electric Bottle and Food Warmers
There were 6 reports of the bottle and food warmers smoking and catching on fire. They caused $16,000 worth of property damage.
Things Remembered Jewelry
Children’s charm necklaces and bracelets were recalled because they violated lead standards. The amount of lead in the necklaces and bracelets exceeded the allowable limit set by law. If lead is consumed, then it can cause a number of health issues.
If you are in need of a Tampa product liability attorney, please consider contacting Wagner, McLaughlin & Whittemore. We would work hard to ensure that the company is held responsible for damage caused by its faulty products and to help you get compensated for your injuries.