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Recall watch: “Shocking” bug zappers pulled from shelves

September 25, 2018

Kaz is pulling about 72,000 Stinger Insect Zappers because the insect kill grid can detach inside the housing, posing a shock hazard.

The company has received three reports of the grid detaching, but no injuries have been reported. The recall involves Stinger BK series Insect Zapper electric insect/mosquito zapper including the Stinger Insect Zapper (Model BK 110v3), the Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zapper (Model BK310v3) and the Stinger 5-in-1 Insect and Mosquito Zapper (Model BK510v3). They are black or gray plastic and stand or hang vertically.

The zappers were sold nationwide at Home Depot, Ace Hardware and other stores and online. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Stinger Insect Zappers, unplug them and contact Kaz to return the product for a full refund.

Call 888-480-2880 or visit www.Kaz.com or www.stingerproducts.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Handlebar adapters carry crash hazard

Woodcraft is recalling about 400 clip-on adapters for motorcycle handlebars because the adapter plate can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard. The company has received two reports of the adapter plates cracking. No injuries have been reported.

The adapter plates are the center part of the assembly sold to replace handlebars with a clip-on-style set-up that can be adjusted for street riding or track use. The adapters can be installed either in an up or a down position. They are compatible with certain Yamaha FZ07 and Ducati Monster motorcycles. They were sold in black and have “Woodcraft” printed in the middle of the plate.

The part number can be found on the left end side of the packaging. For a full list of recalled models and part numbers, visit https://bit.ly/2NDV7yn.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adapter plates and contact Woodcraft for a free replacement. Call 888-442-6996, email info@woodcraft-cfm.com or visit www.woodcraft-cfm.com and click on the adapter plate link for more information.

—Amanda Cuda

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