Focus owners, check your cars: 42,988 are being recalled by Ford due to a potential fire risk.
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More than 2.3 million vehicles in Australia have been included in a recall of airbags made by Japanese manufacturer Takata in the last eight years. The airbags are in 60 makes of cars sold in Australia, including Honda, Toyota, BMW, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Lexus, Jeep, Nissan, Chrysler, and Dodge.
Here's how to check if your car's airbag has been recalled.
Polaris has notified the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of a recall of 12 models in its "youth" range of quad bikes due to the presence of asbestos in component parts. Polaris conducted recent testing in the USA which identified asbestos in brake pads, brake shoes, gaskets, and washers in some of its quad bike models.
The ACCC has warned of thousands of homeowners across Australia with faulty electrical cables installed in their homes.
The Infinity cable installed in NSW homes in 2010 could have already started cracking, the ACCC says, with remaining states and territories (where it was installed from 2011) in danger from next year.
People around the world depend on their EpiPen to work in the case of life-threatening allergic reactions. But two people recently found out the hard way that their EpiPens were faulty. As a result, the makers of EpiPen are recalling over 81,000 EpiPens in Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Ireland and Japan.
After two reports emerged of Boosted Boards spewing dense smoke from their batteries, the company issued a statement urging all riders to stop using the newer second-generation boards. Now, the electric skateboard maker is taking more drastic measures, working with consumer protection agencies in the US and Canada to issue a recall.
GoPro has some terrible news, and conveniently, it came as polling places around the US were starting to close. The company just announced it is recalling about 2500 units of its new drone -- the Karma -- after discovering that the units were losing power during operation. No injuries or property damage have been reported, according to a statement released by the company.
Homeopathy is widely (and rightly) regarded as quackery. But an ongoing FDA investigation into homeopathic teething tablets and gels for infants is attempting determine if these products led to seizures and deaths, Buzzfeed reports.
Yet another Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone has exploded in a public place -- an airport, in fact! -- in the wake of an official recall from US regulators last month. The latest incident of an exploding Note 7 phone happened during the boarding process of Southwest Flight 994 to Baltimore at Louisville International Airport on Wednesday. The worst part: it was a replacement Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung may have another explosion problem on its hands. Today, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that it was looking into some of Samsung's top-loading washing machines because of "safety issues".
Update: Don't worry, guys -- this issue does not affect any washing machines in Australia, Samsung has confirmed to Gizmodo.
With a full recall from Samsung expected to be announced imminently, Australian retailers are pulling the Galaxy Note7 from shelves. "Sales of the Galaxy Note 7 have been paused while we investigate," Samsung has confirmed to Gizmodo, referring to reports of the handsets catching fire.
JB Hi-Fi, Dick Smith, Optus, Telstra and Vodafone have all removed the phone from sale whilst they await further news from Samsung.
Superman goes toe-to-toe with a familiar foe in new Supergirl set footage. The cameo everyone expects to happen in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will indeed happen. Plus, more Sausage Party footage, another 'new' look at Negan on The Walking Dead and Hayley Atwell reflects upon her time on Agent Carter. Spoilers!
Rumours broke yesterday that IKEA was going to recall millions of dressers today. And they were right. But it's not just the Malm, as we originally heard. IKEA is recalling 29 million dressers of all varieties in partnership with the US Product Safety Commission after the death of a 22-month-old child who was crushed by a Malm dresser earlier this year. However, they aren't being recalled in Australia.
Over the weekend, Apple announced that it's recalling some USB-C charge cables that were included with its super-slim MacBooks in 2015 because they "may fail due to a design issue".
Movies like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Inception suggest it may eventually be possible to erase, modify or even implant memories into your brain. An upcoming episode of American science show NOVA introduces viewers to this futuristic possibility and the scientists who are trying to make it happen.