Unusual Product Recalls

Here’s our ever popular roundup of the more interesting recalls we’ve come across recently:

A toilet that goes off with a bang

More than a million toilet flushing systems have been recalled in the US after a spate of cistern explosions caused injuries and damaged property costing around $710,000.   https://news.sky.com/story/toilet-recall-exploding-flush-systems-cause-dozens-of-injuries-in-us-11532659

A swimming costume that can’t get wet

Adidas has had to recall a range of its swimwear after customers reported parts of the swimming costume coming off after entering the water.  https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/fashion/swimming-costume-recalled-for-embarrassing-design-flaw/news-story/3749ea505aad0dc4283aab94afcc4f5What

There’s a mouse with a sweet tooth in the house

Ikea recalls marshmallow candy because of a possible mouse infestation in its factory.  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5425883/Ikea-recalls-marshmallow-candy-mouse-infestation.html

An axe that had to be recalled because it was too dangerous

Walmart have recalled 26,000 camp axes as the axe head can detach from the handle causing injuries.   https://news.alphastreet.com/walmart-product-recalls-camp-axes-injury-cpsc-beef-salmonellosis-usda/