Solar Panels, ATVs, and Easter Toys RECALLED
Three recalls were announced on April 13, 2017.
- Target Recalls Water Absorbing Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard
- Bosch Solar Services Recalls Solar Panels Due To Fire Hazard
- Polaris Recalls Ranger 900 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Water-absorbing Easter and Dino toys
If the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child’s body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening. Surgery is required to remove the toy from the body, if ingested. Medical professionals and parents should be aware that there is a possibility that the toys might not show up on an x-ray.
Sold At: Target stores nationwide from February 2017 through March 2017 for about $1.
Consumer Contact: Target at 800- 440-0680 between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at www.target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” for more information, or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page. Remedy: Refund
Roof-mounted Bosch solar panels
The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
This recall involves Roof-Mounted Bosch Photovoltaic Solar Modules with model number c-Si M 60 NA30119. Bosch solar modules are photovoltaic solar panels used to generate electricity. Each module measures approximately 65 inches by 39 inches by 1.65 inches, and weighs just less than 42 pounds. The solar cells are housed in a glass-foil laminate framed by an anodized aluminum profile. The output power of the panel is 245 watt peak.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Commercial installers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2013 for about $300 per panel.
Bosch toll-free at 855-866-8470 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or email email@example.com or online at www.bosch-solarenergy.com and click on “Recall Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information and to register for free replacement. Remedy: Replace
Polaris Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
|Model Year||Model Number||Model|
|2015||R15RTA87AA||RANGER 900 XP SAGE GREEN|
|2015||R15RTA87AR||RANGER 900 XP SOLAR RED|
|2015||R15RTA87AC||RANGER XP 900 POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|2015||R15RTE87AA||RANGER XP 900 EPS SAGE GREEN|
|2015||R15RTE87AR||RANGER XP 900 EPS SOLAR RED|
|2015||R15RUA87AA||RANGER CREW 900 SAGE GREEN|
|2015||R15RUA87AR||RANGER CREW 900 SOLAR RED|
|2015||R15RUY87AA||RANGER CREW 900-6 SAGE GREEN|
|2015||R15RTE87AK||RANGER XP 900 EPS BLACK PEARL|
|R15RTE87AM||RANGER XP 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY|
|2015||R15RTE87AS||RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED|
|2015||R15RTE87AW||RANGER XP 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING|
|2015||R15RTE87AX||RANGER XP 900 EPS SANDSTONE METALLIC|
|2015||R15RTE87AZ||RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED SILVER|
|2015||R15RTE87AB||RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER EDITION|
|2015||R15RUE87AC||RANGER CREW 900 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|2015||R15RUE87AM||RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY|
|2015||R15RUE87AS||RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUNSET RED|
|2015||R15RUE87AW||RANGER CREW 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING|
|2015||R15RUZ87AC||RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|2015||R15RUZ87AS||RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS SUNSET RED|
|2015||R15RUZ87AW||RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING|
|2015||R15RTE87AV||RANGER XP 900 EPS VOGUE SILVER DELUXE|
|2015||R15RTE87A5||RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER DELUXE EDITION|
|2015||R15RTE87A2||RANGER XP 900 EPS NORTHSTAR DELUXE EDITION|
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through March 2017 for between $13,400 and $21,300.
Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday and Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.