Shimano is recalling 680,000 bicycle cranksets after reports of broken bones and lacerations

Shimano is recalling nearly 700,000 bonded 11-Speed ​​Hollowtech Road cranksets because the parts pose a collision risk to riders. The recalled bonded cranksets can “separate and break,” causing consumers to crash, a notice from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission shows. The crankset is the part of the bike that moves the chain as the … Read more

Generac recalls more than 60,000 portable generators over burn risk

Generac is recalling more than 60,000 portable generators over potential fire and burn hazards. The recalled generators’ fuel tanks have a valve issue that may cause them to “build up excess pressure and expel fuel when opened, posing fire and burn hazards,” according to a notice from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Generac Power Systems has … Read more

Philips Respironics Accepts $479 Million CPAP Settlement

One of the nation’s largest makers of sleep apnea machines has agreed to pay at least $479 million to compensate customers who bought the devices. Philips Respironics and Koninklijke Philips NV, its Netherlands-based parent company, will also set aside $15 million for customers looking to replace their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines. Documents aired … Read more