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Watch Out For These Recalls This Christmas

Chose gifts carefully for holiday seasonIt’s the season of giving. One of the best things about the holiday season is seeing the looks on the faces of loved ones as they open the gifts you chose for them.  Unfortunately, some of those great surprises turn into dangerous ones when you inadvertently give a product that has been recalled.

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet, or even if you have, be sure to check out the latest recalls. If you are considering a product found on this list or have already purchased one, reconsider giving it as a gift.

Figi’s “Christmas Wishes” Tin

Figi has recalled its Christmas Wishes tin because of a defect with its music mechanism. Anyone who has purchased a tin can be refunded the purchase price by calling 800-437-3817.

Bingo Deals Chicken Toys

These toys have small eggs and pieces that can break. This poses a choking hazards to children. Refunds are available by calling 888-429-1679. More information can be gained by emailing [email protected]

World Trading Scooters/Hoverboards

Hoverboards are, without a doubt, one of the most popular gifts of the season. If you have purchased a self-balancing hoverboard manufactured by Orbit, call 877-498-8697 for replacement information. The boards have lithium-ion battery packs that can overheat and catch on fire.

Cuisinart Food Processors

Food processors are popular gifts for anyone who likes to cook. Unfortunately, some manufactured by Conair pose a laceration hazard. The machine’s riveted blade can break, causing metal shards to be mixed into the processed food. Anyone who purchased one of these food processors should call 877-339-2534 for replacement information.

Yankee Candles

It’s hard to imagine a candle from one of the most well-known manufacturers being recalled, but Yankee Candle decided to recall its luminous candle due to the possibility of lacerations. The glass jar can overheat and crack after the candle has been lit. Consumers are urged to call 877-803-6890 for refund information and to cease use of the candle.

Target Menorahs

Target has issued a recall of certain menorahs sold in its stores. The products can melt when lit, posing a fire hazard. Those who have bought a menorah can call 800-440-0680 for refund information. Consumers can also visit Target’s Facebook page and click on the Product Recalls tab for more information.

Lexibook Baby Bath Seat/Chair

Many parents opt to use baby bath seats to keep their infants safe. Some bath seats and chairs manufactured by Lexibook have been recalled because they do not meet federal safety standards. The seats can tip over while the infant is inside, posing a drowning risk. Call 855-831-7478 for refund information.

If you are injured by a defective product in Charlotte, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. You should not be saddled with a financial burden because a manufacturer failed to produce a safe product. You may be able to gain compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages and more. Reach out to our team today and schedule an appointment for a free case evaluation at which time we will review the details of your injury and advise you of your options.

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