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Latest consumer product recalls

Here are the product recalls New Jerseyans should know about this week:

Honeywell Recalls System Sensor L-Series Low Frequency Fire Alarm Sounders and Strobes Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Hazard: The sounders and strobes can malfunction and cause the fire alarm system to fail to alert consumers of a fire.

Remedy: Consumers should contact the firm to arrange for a free inspection and free repair.

Units: About 29,000

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Best Buy Recalls Insignia® Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens Due to Fire, Burn and Laceration Hazards

Hazard: The air fryers can overheat, causing the handles to melt or break, posing fire and burn hazards. Additionally, the air fryer ovens can overheat and the glass on the door can shatter, posing fire, burn and laceration hazards.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Insignia air fryers and air fryer ovens and visit for instructions on how to submit photos of the recalled unit(s), the model number, purchase receipt, and on the destruction of the unit.

Consumers can receive a refund in the form of a refund check or a Best Buy store credit.  A consumer will receive the amount on the purchase receipt, or they will receive the average sales price for the model if no receipt is provided.

Consumers should not return the recalled air fryers or air fryer ovens to Best Buy stores. Best Buy has contacted all known purchasers directly.

Units: About 187,400 (In addition, about 99,900 were sold in Canada)

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Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Tracker Off Road OX EV Light Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

Hazard: Water can get into the lithium-ion battery pack of the Tracker OX EV vehicles, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Tracker OX EV and contact their authorized Tracker Off Road dealer or service center to schedule a free inspection and repair of the battery module. Textron advises that until the Tracker Off Road dealer or service center has completed this service, do not charge the recalled vehicle and park the recalled vehicle outdoors at least 15 feet away from any buildings or other vehicles. Textron Specialized Vehicles is contacting all known purchasers.

Units: About 500

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U.S. Boiler Company Recalls Gas-Fired Hot Water Residential Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

Hazard: The blocked vent switch (BVS) can fail to shut down the burners if the boilers are installed at altitudes above 5,400 feet and the vent system becomes blocked. In such an event, the boiler can emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide into the home, posing a carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled boilers should immediately contact U.S. Boiler to receive a free repair that includes a free replacement main burner gas orifice and a free replacement blocked vent switch if needed. Consumers who continue use of the boilers while awaiting repair should have working carbon monoxide alarms outside of sleeping areas and on each floor of the home.

Consumers can review Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | for more information about preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.

Units: About 2,500

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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