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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:44 pm

Ford & Takata
Ford has announced plans to recall 953,000 vehicles worldwide—including 782,000 in the United States—amid fears that the passenger air bag inflator could explode and injure riders.

The recall is part of a larger recall of Takata airbag inflators, which can hurl shrapnel if they explode after deteriorating over time due to heat and humidity. Ford says it has not received any reports of injuries due to the defect, but worldwide 23 people have been killed by the inflators in other brands.

Ford is urging owners of the 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX, the 2010 and 2011 Ford Ranger, the 2010 to 2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, the 2010 and 2011 Mercury Milan, and the 2010 to 2014 Ford Mustang to set up appointments with dealers, who will replace the recalled part for free.
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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:48 pm

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Auto components maker Key Safety Systems completed on [April 11th] a $1.6 billion deal to acquire air-bag maker Takata Corp, whose faulty inflators triggered the auto industry’s biggest recall and have been linked to at least 22 deaths around the world.
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The combined companies would be renamed Joyson Safety Systems, after a consortium led by KSS’s Chinese parent company, Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp, provided funding to acquire most of Takata’s operations, Joyson Safety Systems said in a statement. The new company will be based in Michigan.
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The agreement on Wednesday marks the denouement in the drawn-out demise of family-run Takata. Founded in 1933 as a textiles company specializing in parachute manufacturing, Takata at its peak was the world’s No. 3 air-bag maker and produced one-third of all seatbelts used in vehicles sold globally.
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The acquisition excludes Takata’s liabilities related to its faulty inflators, and leaves the Japanese company, restructured as part of U.S. and Japanese bankruptcy proceedings, responsible for those operations.

As part of its bankruptcy, Takata has been broken down into three parts: one holding its good assets, including operations for seat belts and other safety systems which were acquired by KSS; operations to manufacture replacement inflators until the global recall is complete; and an entity which will oversee claim payments and be wound down eventually.
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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Pyperkub » Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:28 pm

Heart/Blood Pressure Meds:
A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications.

Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA.
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Lot # Exp. Date Product Description / Strength Bottle Size NDC
23X017 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7690-98
23X018 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7690-56
23X018 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7690-98
23X019 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7690-56
23X019 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7690-98
23X020 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7690-56
23X022 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7690-56
23X023 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7690-56
23X023 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7690-98
23X024 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7690-98
24X012 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7691-56
24X012 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/160 mg 90 Count 0093-7691-98
24X013 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/160 mg 30 Count 0093-7691-56
25X028 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7692-98
25X029 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
25X029 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7692-98
25X030 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
25X031 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
25X032 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
25X035 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
25X037 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 5 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7692-56
26X036 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7693-98
26X038 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7693-98
26X039 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 30 Count 0093-7693-56
Lot # Exp. Date Product Description / Strength Bottle Size NDC
10 mg/320 mg
26X039 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7693-98
26X040 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X041 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X042 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X043 11/2018 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X044 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7693-98
26X045 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 90 Count 0093-7693-98
26X046 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X047 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X048 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X049 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X050 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
26X051 4/2019 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets 10 mg/320 mg 30 Count 0093-7693-56
Lot # Exp. Date Product Description/ Strength Bottle Size NDC
18X010 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 5 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg 30 count 0093-7807-56
18X010 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 5 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg 90 count 0093-7807-98
18X011 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 5 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg 30 count 0093-7807-56
20X006 11/2018 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg 30 count 0093-7810-56
20X006 11/2018 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/160 mg/12.5 mg 90 count 0093-7810-98
21X006 11/2018 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/160 mg/25 mg 30 count 0093-7038-56
21X006 11/2018 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/160 mg/25 mg 90 count 0093-7038-98
21X007 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/160 mg/25 mg 30 count 0093-7038-56
22X045 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/320 mg/25 mg 30 count 0093-7809-56
22X045 2/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/320 mg/25 mg 90 count 0093-7809-98
22X046 02/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/320 mg/25 mg 30 count 0093-7809-56
22X047 02/2019 Amlodipine, Valsartan, and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets 10 mg/320 mg/25 mg 30 count 0093-7809-56
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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:10 pm

Chocolate
Candy sold by a Kentucky company and QVC is being voluntarily recalled for fear that it might be contaminated with hepatitis A, according to a U.S. Food and Drug recall notice.

Bauer’s Candies' famous Modjeskas, individually-wrapped marshmallow candies dipped in chocolate or caramel, came in contact with a facility worker who tested positive for the contagious liver disease. Customers who purchased the gourmet candies after Nov. 14 should throw the candies away, according to the FDA.

The employee who tested positive for the virus worked at the company until Nov. 23. Anna Bauer, president of Bauer’s Candies, said in a statement that the company voluntarily discarded all in-house candy, sanitized equipment and began working with federal state agencies after learning of the possible contamination. She said no candy products made after Nov. 25 were affected.

The FDA says the risk of contracting hepatitis from the candies is low, but advises customers who ate the recalled candy contact their doctor to see if they need medication to prevent a possible infection.
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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:16 pm

Toyota & Takata
Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it is recalling another 1.7 million vehicles worldwide for potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators as part of a multi-year industry recall campaign announced in 2016.
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The affected Toyota branded vehicles include:
  • 2010-2013 model year Corolla,
  • 2010-2013 Matrix,
  • 2010-2016 4Runner, and
  • 2011-2014 Sienna.
There are also a handful of affected models from Toyota's luxury brand Lexus:
  • 2010-2013 IS 250,
  • 2010-2015 IS 250C,
  • 2010-2013 IS 350,
  • 2010-2015 IS 350C,
  • 2010-2014 IS-F,
  • 2010-2017 GX 460, and
  • 2010-2012 ES 350.
Finally, the 2010-2015 XB from Toyota's defunct Scion division is also affected by the recall.
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Re: Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:49 pm

Dog Food
The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

The recall was issued after the FDA received complaints that the dogs consuming the potentially tainted food experienced vitamin D toxicity.

Experts say symptoms can include drooling, vomiting, lethargy and loss of appetite.

The list of recalled dry dog food products provided to the FDA include:

Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Old Glory Hearty Turkey and Cheese Flavor Dog Food
Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food
Sportsman’s Pride Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food
Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Ahold Delhaize (firm has not yet issued recall press)
Nature’s Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food
Nature’s Place Real Country Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food
Kroger (12/5/18)
Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food
King Soopers (12/5/18)
Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food
ELM Pet Foods, Inc. (11/29/18)
ELM Chicken and Chickpea Recipe
ELM K9 Naturals Chicken Recipe
ANF, Inc. (11/28/18)
ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food
Lidl (Orlando brand) (11/6/18)
Orlando Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food
Natural Life Pet Products (11/2/18, expanded 11/9/18)
Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food
Nutrisca (11/2/18)
Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food
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Recall Thread

Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:34 pm

Hyundai & Kia
Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires. The problem stems from improper repairs during previous recalls for engine failures.

The affiliated Korean automakers have been dogged by fire and engine failure complaints from across the nation. They're both under investigation by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has been trying to figure out whether initial recalls covered enough vehicles. But the agency is mostly closed due to the shutdown.

In addition to the recall, each automaker says it will do a "product improvement campaign" covering a total of 3.7 million vehicles to install software that will alert drivers of possible engine failures and send the cars into a reduced-speed "limp" mode if problems are detected.
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Hyundai and Kia started recalling 1.7 million vehicles in 2015 — about 618,000 of which are Kias — because manufacturing debris can restrict oil flow to connecting rod bearings. That can cause bearings in 2-liter and 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines to wear and fail. The problem can also cause fires. The repair is an expensive engine block replacement.

Now the companies are acknowledging that the engine replacements may not have been properly done in all cases by dealers. A Kia statement says the high-pressure fuel pipe may have been damaged, misaligned or improperly tightened while the engines were being replaced under recall. That can allow fuel to leak and hit hot engine parts, causing fires.
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The fuel injector pipe recall covers some 2011 through 2014 Kia Optima cars, 2012 through 2014 Sorrento SUVs, and 2011 through 2013 Sportage SUVs, all with 2-liter and 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines. Also covered are many 2011 to 2014 Hyundai Sonata cars and 2013 and 2014 Santa Fe Sport SUVs.
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