PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) ─ Prestone Products is recalling 14 different types of antifreeze because the packaging is not child resistant, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The antifreeze contains ethylene glycol, a substance which by law is required to be stored in child-resistant packaging.
The CPSC reports that the caps of the containers were not rotated enough during manufacturing to engage the child-resistant mechanism.
The affected antifreeze products were sold under the brand names of Prestone, AutoZone, Highline/Prime Guard, Prime and Starfire.
The following products are associated with this recall:
- Prestone 50/50 Antifreeze
Model Number: AF2100/G2F
Date Codes: OF20118, OF20128, OF20129, OF20132, OF20133, OF20134, OF20135, OF20141
- Prestone Concentrate Antifreeze
Model Number: AF2000/G2F
Date Codes: OF20128, OF20134, OF20135, OF20141
- Prestone Command Nitrite Free 50/50
Model Number: AFC12100/F
Date Codes: OF20062
- Prestone Heavy Duty Antifreeze 50/50
Model Number: AF5200/F
Date Codes: OF20062, OF20063
- Prestone AMM 33% Export Antifreeze
Model Number: AF2033
Date Codes: OF20111
- Autozone AMAM 50/50 Antifreeze
Model Number: 540721/1F
Date Codes: OF20036, OF20037, OF20038, OF20041, OF20050, OF20055, OF20056, OF20085, OF20086, OF20094, OF20113, OF20133, OF20134, OF20135
- Autozone Concentrate 50/50 Antifreeze
Model Number: 000367/1F
Date Codes: OF20041, OF20042, OF20056, OF20057, OF20062, OF20135, OF20139
- Highline AMAM “Prime Guard” 50/50 Antifreeze
Model Number: HLAMAM5050GL/F
Date Codes: OF20007, OF20008, OF20042, OF20043, OF20050
- Highline AMAM “Prime Guard” Concentrate Antifreeze
Model Number: HLAMAMGL/F
Date Codes: OF20042
- Supertech Antifreeze Pre-Diluted
Model Number: ST4053/F
Date Codes: OF20006, OF20007, OF20051, OF20055, OF20084, OF20070, OF20085
- Supertech Antifreeze
Model Number: ST4003/F
Date Codes: OF20141
- Prime Antifreeze AMAM
Model Number: AF3000/F
Date Codes: OF20049, OF20078, OF20140
- Prime AMAM 50/50 Antifreeze
Model Number: AF3100/F
Date Codes: OF20043, OF20044, OF20078, OF20079, OF20140
- Starfire Antifreeze AMAM 50/50
Model Number: CPAMAM5050/F
Date Codes: OF20057
The antifreeze was sold nationwide at various retailers including Home Depot, Lowes, AutoZone, Walmart, Advanced Auto Parts, Ace Hardware, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Highline.
Anyone who purchased the antifreeze should ensure that the cap is twisted fully so that the child mechanism is engaged.
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Sunshine Mills is expanding a recall issued in September to include more than 20 varieties of pet food because they could possibly contain high levels of aflatoxin, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The FDA said aflatoxin is a “naturally occurring mold by-product” that can be seriously harmful to pets if ingested in large quantities.
The affected products were sold in retail stores nationwide.
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Endliss Technology is recalling thousands of lithium-ion battery phone cases because they can overheat, posing a burn risk to the user, according to the CPSC.
The phone cases were sold exclusively on Amazon in a variety of colors.
The company has received 96 reports of the phone cases overheating, 10 of which resulted in burns.
The phone cases affected by this recall have one of the following model numbers: TM000006, TM000007, TM000008, TM000009, TM000010, TM000011, TM000046, TM000047, TM000048, TM000049, TM000101, TM000103, TM-06A-4000BBLK, TM-06A-4000ROGD, TM-06A-4000WSLV, TM-S6BC-BLK or MTS-3000-BBLK.
Anyone who purchased an affected phone case should immediately stop using it and dispose of it in accordance with local laws on battery disposal, then contact Endliss Technology via phone for a free replacement power pack.
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