The Biggest Recalls of 2012: Chances Are Good You Own One

January 9, 2013 — By

With 59 Million individual products recalled by the CPSC in 2012, there is a good chance you own at least one. Below are the Top 10 biggest recalls by number of units involved, and to the left is a handy image of the Top 5 that you can share  on social networks to remind others to check for recalls, too.

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Top 10 CPSC Recalls by Units Involved


#1 Map Pro, Propylene and MAPP Gas Cylinders
29,026,000 units


#2 Bumbo Baby Seats
4,000,000 units


#3 Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing System for Toilets
2,330,600 units


#4 Tassimo Coffee, Latte, Espresso T Discs / Packets
2,100,000 units


#5  Mother’s Touch / Deluxe Baby Bathers
2,000,000 units


#6 Kennedy Home Collection Folding Step Stools
1,600,000 units



#7  GE, GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile and Hotpoint Dishwashers
1,300,000 units



#8 Hewlett-Packard (HP) 1040 and 1050 Fax Machines
928,000 units



#9 Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap Cabinet Locks
900,000 units



#10 Cryofreeze Ice/Hot and Arctic Zone Ice Gel Packs
880,000 units




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