Have you ever used a heat wrap to help alleviate muscle or joint pain? If so, you may have used a wrap that was recently recalled. Earlier this month, Pfizer issued a recall of certain lots of its eight-hour Thermacare HeatWraps. The wraps are often used to alleviate “joint, muscle and menstrual pain” and were recalled after it was discovered they might leak.
Skip Hop recently issued a recall of more than 32,000 highchairs after it discovered that the legs can actually detach from the seat, posing a hazard for children. At the time of the recall, the company had received “17 reports of the legs detaching.” Fortunately, however, none of those reports included injury incidents related to the defect.
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Earlier this week, a recall was issued for a few different liquid ibuprofens sold at CVS, Family Dollar, and Walmart retailers under the Equate, CVS Health, and Family Wellness brands. The recall notice was issued by Tris Pharma Inc., a pharmaceutical company based in New Jersey. According to the notice, “three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL — sold in 0.5 oz. bottles in stores — have been found to “potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.”
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