When a Texas consumer purchases an item in a store or online, he or she rightfully expects it to work as advertised. Especially where toys are concerned, defective products can cause serious injuries that result in partial or permanent disabilities. However, parents may be able to avoid mishaps in some instances by keeping a few precautions in mind.
Honda car drivers in Texas may be impacted by a recent auto recall affecting more than a million cars, particularly if they end up traveling to cold states during the winter season -- for the holidays, for example. Honda Motor Company recently decided to recall a whopping 1.2 million Accord cars due to a problem with the battery sensory. According to officials, an electrical short, which could, in turn, cause a fire may occur in these defective products during the winter.
Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. recently agreed to pay fines totaling $5.2 million after being accused of delays in reporting issues with some of the company's recreational vehicles. The vehicles considered to be defective products include three different models of the company's Teryx off-road vehicles. These automobiles, sold in Texas and elsewhere, are from the model years 2012 to 2016.
A few product recalls may affect consumers in Texas, particularly those into sports and those who have purchased kitchen products recently. Regarding sport products, kiteboard control systems and bicycles have been recalled. In addition, the kitchen-related defective products that are impacted by recent recalls include a couple of different types of mugs.
A recent recall of food dehydrators may affect consumers in the state of Texas. The product recall involves EZDRY dehydrators distributed by Greenfield World Trade. These defective products have the potential to overheat and thus pose burn and fire hazards.