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Posted on 26/03/2019
Product recalls

Several consumer products have recently been found to pose fire risks, with in each case reports of smoke, fire and property damage. 164 000 Brookstone wireless speakers, in which faulty lithium ion batteries have caused fires; 137 000 Haier refrigerators. Ford have recalled 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in the USA, Canada and Mexico, following fires starting in seat belt pre-tensioners, with reports of three vehicles having been completely destroyed by fire.

CPSC product recalls: Brookstone wireless speakers: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/brookstone-wireless-speakers-recalled-due-to-fire-hazard Haier refrigerators https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Haier-America-Recalls-Top-Mount-Refrigerators-Due-to-Fire-Hazard Ford F150 pickups https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2018/09/06/ford-issues-safety-recall-in-north-america-for-select-2015-18-fo.html

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