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    • 8/25/2017
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    • 20170601-64295-2147400000
    Incident Description: My BernzOmatic propane torch started to leak propane through a small hole on the gas valve. The manufacturer claims that this is a safety in the event of an internal seal failure. I purchased this torch approximately 8 years ago and used it less than 10 times ... (More)
    Product: Welding Equipment (896)
    Product Description: Propane torch with integral igniter. Black plastic housing with inset blue handle and red gas valve and trigger. BernzOmatic written on the blue handle.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Worthington Cylinders
    Business Comments:
    (8/25/2017) It is our goal that every customer has a satisfactory experience with a Bernzomatic product. The product performance described is not typical and we’re disappointed to hear that this customer had a negative experience. Given the information currently ... (More)
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    • 4/18/2017
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    • 20170323-774D4-2147404930
    Incident Description: A DeLonghi Safeheat oil filled electric heater overheated and exploded spraying hot oil all over room and on clothing of the person operating heater. The heater was brand new out of the box and was the first time that it was being operated. The operator was ... (More)
    Product: Portable Electric Heaters (348)
    Product Description: Oil filled electric portable heater
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: DELONGHI AMERICA INC
    Business Comments:
    (4/5/2017) De’Longhi America, Inc. takes product safety issues very seriously. We investigate each CPSC database incident report. There is no associated recall with respect to the De'Longhi 715 oil filled heater. We encourage our customers to provide additional ... (More)
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    • 8/25/2015
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    • 20150727-8F97C-2147429923
    Incident Description: Complainant purchased newly constructed home in October 2014 and in June 2015 his 8 hardwired smoke detectors started falsely activating during the night and day. He contacted Kidde customer support and they advised him to trouble shoot them by disconnecting ... (More)
    Product: Fire or Smoke Alarms (702)
    Product Description: Kidde hard wired / battery back up smoke detectors
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: UTC Fire & Security
    Business Comments:
    (8/14/2015) Thank you for submitting an incident report on SaferProducts.gov. From the product information you submitted Kidde cannot identify the model and date of manufacture of the smoke alarms referenced in your submission. However, please be advised that Kidde has ... (More)
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    • 7/1/2015
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    • 20150322-B635E-2147434341
    Incident Description: Recently purchased a new Jiffy pro4 ice auger. The throttle on these units freeze and stick open. Had my cable replaced once already by dealer but it is starting to stick again. There have been videos posted online of these augers running wide open ... (More)
    Product: Power Drills or Accessories, Not Specified (871)
    Product Description: Jiffy PRO4 power ice drill
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: FELDMANN ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING INC
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    • 3/6/2015
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    • 20150209-7C660-2147435597
    Incident Description: This is re. Sears Kenmore Magic Blue 120 VAC 60 Hz 10.0 amp vacuum cleaner Model #721.24195500. My wife was using referenced appliance when motor sputtered and flames shot out several inches from the outlet to which it was connected. The heat was so intense ... (More)
    Product: Vacuum Cleaners (115)
    Product Description: Vacuum cleaner.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
    Business Comments:
    (2/19/2015) Sears Holdings takes product safety issues very seriously. We investigate each CPSC database incident report. We encourage our customers to provide additional information about incidents to our Customer Care Network, by calling 800-549-4505.
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    • 2/10/2015
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    • 20150117-F81F7-2147436380
    Incident Description: Purchased AC Adapter for Euro-pro V1730 sweeper on E-Bay. Item number 141296611497, AC adapter for Euro-Pro V1730. Seller name utopiadreamglobal. Adapter first sent did not work. The second adapter set fire to my Euro-Pro sweeper. It set the battery ... (More)
    Product: Electric Wire or Wiring Systems (Excl Panelboards Recept (4062)
    Product Description: UpBright AC Adapter for Shark Pro Sweeper Model V1730. UpBright AC Adapter Model H-085
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: CE Group NY, Inc
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    • 12/11/2014
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    • 20141107-A5FF5-2147439112
    Incident Description: this morning around 2am we heard a loud crash/shattering sound. It was our glass enclosure to our shower unit (MAAX Olympia Pentangle). It had exploded into a million pieces. I have a 3yr old and 1yr old and I can't imagine if this had happened while one of ... (More)
    Product: Glass Bathtub or Shower Enclosures (609)
    Product Description: MAAX Olympia Pentangle http://www.maax.com/en/products/showers/new/olympia-pentangle
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: MAAX BATH INC. / MAAX US CORP
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    • 11/6/2014
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    • 20141015-2CD99-2147440054
    Incident Description: I had been using my cordless drill for 45 Mins. or so at my camp in Maine. I set the drill on a counter and left the room for 5-7 Mins. when I returned I could smell smoke and found the the cordless drill was billowing smoke and melting. I took the drill ... (More)
    Product: Portable Power Drills and Accessories (855)
    Product Description: "drillmaster" Cordless Drill 3/8 " 18v Ser. # 370471327 Item #68239 made in China, Sold by Harbor Freight Inc.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: HARBOR FREIGHT SALVAGE CO.
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    • 8/15/2014
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    • 20140716-14423-2147442803
    Incident Description: We have 12 Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in our home that we bought and installed at the end of 2013. They are all interconnected with their wifi connection. A few months ago, we were awakened in the middle of the night by the alarms ... (More)
    Product: Fire or Smoke Alarms (702)
    Product Description: Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Nest Labs, Inc.
    Business Comments:
    (7/30/2014) Thank you for the opportunity to review and consider this report submitted on www.SaferProducts.gov. Nest is committed to designing high quality and effective products that help people stay safe in their homes. When customers have an issue with one of our ... (More)
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    • 4/15/2014
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    • 20140325-BD652-2147446060
    Incident Description: After plugging in my Honeywell Air Heater Model # HZ-680 the cord, close to the plug, began to spark and caught fire. The cord continued to burn until I pulled the plug from the wall. The fire left black marks on the wall.
    Product: Portable Electric Heaters (348)
    Product Description: Off white portable heater. Honeywell Air Heater model # HZ-680
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: KAZ INC.

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