Fire hazard cited in recall of Ariens snowthrower

March 6, 2013—Briggs & Stratton recalled the Ariens-brand Snow-Thro 24-inch snowthrower, because the product’s carburetor-bowl nut can allow gasoline to escape from the unit, which poses a fire hazard to consumers.

Excel Industries recalls lawnmowers on fire hazard

Nov. 1, 2012—Excel Industries recalled BigDog and Hustler lawn mowers, because the lawnmowers’ fuel-tank vent-valve fitting can fail to seal and can cause a fuel leak, which would pose a fire hazard to consumers.

Zest Garden recalls bistro set due to fall hazard

Aug. 24, 2012—Zest Garden recalled Wilson & Fischer’s bistro set, because the chairs of the outdoor table-and-chair set might break during normal use, which would pose a fall hazard to the consumer.

Lowe’s recalls patio set due to fall hazard

Aug. 3, 2012—Lowe’s recalled its Bistro patio table-and-chair set, because when the chair’s support bar isn’t engaged fully, the chair can pose a fall hazard to consumers.