July 16, 2014—Nantucket Distributing recalled the chairs for its resin wicker outdoor patio set, because the rear legs can break and pose a fall hazard during normal use.
May 30, 2014—Trident Ultraviolet recalled its Series 2 Ultraviolet Sanitation System for pools, because electrical arcing can cause the unit to catch fire.
May 20, 2014—Exmark recalled its 2009–2010 Quest ZRT riding lawnmowers, because the lawnmowers’ steering assembly can fail and cause riders to lose steering, which poses a crash hazard.
May 15, 2014—Dimension Industries recalled its Fairview 7-Piece Patio Woven Dining Set, because the legs of the chairs can bend and break, which poses a fall hazard for the user.
May 13, 2014—Paramount recalled its Paramount Trident Series 2 (UV II) Ultraviolet Sanitation Systems for pools, because electric arcing can cause the units to catch fire.
April 25, 2014—Ariens recalled certain power brushes and snowthrowers, because a drive pulley can crack while in use and cause the auger/impeller or brush to continue to rotate after the clutch lever is disengaged.
April 24, 2014—MTD recalled Remington electric leafblowers, because the product’s impeller can break and strike the operator during use.
April 23, 2014—MTD recalled Troy-Bilt’s electric leafblower, because the product’s impeller can break and strike the operator during use.
March 14, 2014—TJX recalled Gardeners Eden light-up autumn decorations, because exposed wiring that’s near the battery box can short circuit, which poses a fire hazard.
Oct. 1, 2013—Festool USA recalled the TS 55 REQ plunge-cut circular saw, because the plunge lock can engage when unintended, which would cause the saw blade to remain exposed from the housing after use.
Aug. 15, 2013—Char-Broil recalled two models of its Gas Patio Bistro line of grills, because the electronic ignition on the grill might ignite unexpectedly, which poses a burn hazard.
Aug. 5, 2013—Big Lots recalled its tabletop torches, because once the torches are lit, the products can flare up and emit burning lamp oil onto consumers and property, which poses fire and burn hazards.
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.
Nov. 16, 2012—Kawasaki Motors recalled certain lawnmower engines, because the engine’s fuel filter can leak, which poses a fire hazard.
Nov. 16, 2012—Kawasaki Motors recalled fuel filters for lawnmower and utility-vehicle engines, because the filter can leak, which poses a 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.
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.
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.
July 10, 2012—Bosch recalled its SkilSaw 10-inch compound miter saw, because the lower guard can break and contact the blade while the saw is in use, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
June 6, 2012—West Marine recalled its Deluxe Deck Chair, because the folding chair can’t support the stated weight capacity, which poses a collapse hazard to consumers.