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    Harbor freight recalls

    -----------NEWS from CPSC-----------
    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Office of Communications
    4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
    www.cpsc.gov


    1. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Propane Torches Due to Burn Hazard:
    https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ha...to-Burn-Hazard

    2. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ha...d-Burn-Hazards


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    1. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Propane Torches Due to Burn Hazard:
    Recall Date: February 27, 2019
    Recall Number: 19-074


    Recall Summary


    Name of Product:
    Greenwood propane torches


    Hazard:
    The trigger on the torches that engages the flame can fail to disengage when the trigger is no longer pressed, posing a burn hazard.


    Remedy: Replace
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled torches and return them to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a free replacement propane torch.


    Consumer Contact:
    Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, email at recall@harborfreight.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on Recall Safety Information on the bottom of the homepage for more information.




    Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ha...to-Burn-Hazard


    Recall Details


    Units:
    About 150,000



    Description:
    This recall involves two models of the Greenwood-branded propane torches. The torches with no igniter have SKU number 61589 and the torches with a push button igniter have SKU number 61595. The torches have a steel nozzle, a flow valve, a blue grip and a black or orange hose. The SKU number is printed on a sticker located on the pipe that leads to the nozzle on the product packaging and on the manual. Only propane torches that do not have markings on the handles or brass knobs are included in this recall.


    Incidents/Injuries:
    Harbor Freight has received two reports of the trigger failing to disengage, including one report of a burn injury.


    Sold At:
    Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide and online at www.harborfreight.com from November 2013 through October 2018 for between $20 and $30.


    Importer(s):
    Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.


    Distributor(s):
    Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.


    Manufactured In:
    China



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    2. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards:
    Recall Date: February 27, 2019
    Recall Number: 19-073


    Recall Summary




    Name of product:
    80 Lumen 12V Rechargeable Flashlights

    Hazard:
    The flashlight can overheat while charging, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

    Remedy: Refund


    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlights, and return them to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a refund in the form of a $5 Harbor Freight Tools gift card.


    Consumer Contact:
    Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at recall@harborfreight.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage for more information.


    Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ha...d-Burn-Hazards



    Recall Details


    Units:
    About 500,000

    Description:
    This recall involves the Harbor Freight 80 Lumen 12v rechargeable flashlights. The small black flashlight has a soft white button located on the side to turn the flashlight on and off. The base of the flashlight is a charger that fits into any standard vehicle 12V power port to charge. The recalled flashlight’s SKU number is 64109 and can be found on the sticker label that also bears the product barcode. The flashlight is approximately 5 inches long.



    Incidents/Injuries:
    Harbor Freight Tools has received two reports of the flashlight overheating. No reports of injury.


    Sold Exclusively At:
    Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide from August 2018 through January 2019 for between $2 and $4.


    Importer(s):
    Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.


    Distributor(s):
    Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, Calif.


    Manufactured In:
    China



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    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

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    Spanish: (301) 504-7800

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    #2
    That awkward moment when a tool that shoots fire gets recalled for burn hazards lol
    It's all the same, we're all ashamed of our children who can read between the lines of their textbooks
    This world must be witness to revolution every now and then
    The busted wills and scrapfills of this great nation show you can hold a fucking pen

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      #3
      Wait a moment while I put on my shock face.

      Thank God you got that free package of micro fibre cloths to make it all worth while. Lol

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        #4
        That whole fucking store should be recalled

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          #5
          Harbor Freight- The retail arm of the communist Chinese government

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