Do not use this carbon monoxide alarm, warn safety regulators

SAN ANTONIO – The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning people to stop using HECOPRO digital display carbon monoxide detectors as they may not warn of the presence of the hazardous gas.

The CPSC issued the warning Thursday after detectors sold on Amazon failed tests with a CO concentration of 400 ppm, in violation of safety standards. At persistent levels above 150 to 200 ppm, disorientation, loss of consciousness and death are possible, according to the committee.

The detectors in the alert were sold on Amazon under ASIN B07T66J7KJ for a price between $9 and $13. They are made of white plastic and have a digital display.

The CPSC said consumers should not buy these particular detectors and throw them away if they have them.

Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning associated with products kills more than 150 lives in the US each year.


Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the windows’ automatic reversing system may not respond correctly when it detects an obstacle, increasing the risk of injury, such as pinched fingers.

The recall affects a number of Model 3 2017-2022, Model Y 2020-2021 and Model S and Model X 2021-2022.

Tesla discovered the problem during tests in August. The EV manufacturer has told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it will perform an over-the-air software update of the power window system and vehicles manufactured on Sept. 13 that received the update later.


More than 8,000 Murphy beds have been recalled because they can come loose from the wall and fall, crushing and injuring people. Sixty-two injuries have been reported, including broken bones.

The full- and queen-sized Murphy beds were made by Cyme Tech of Canada and sold online at Wayfair, AllModern, Amazon, Cymax, Overstock, and Walmart.

They were sold from February 2014 to May 2022.

The beds were sold under the following brand names: Ivy Bronx, Orren Ellis, Stellar Home Furniture and Wade Logan. Some low profile Murphy bed models are included in the recall:

  • S214, a double bed with vertically installed doors

  • S215, a queen-size bed with vertically installed doors

  • S234, a double bed with doors installed horizontally

  • S235, a queen-size bed with doors installed horizontally

Consumers can contact Cyme Tech at 833-408-0501. Owners are told to stop using the beds immediately and schedule a free inspection and repair.


Ladders sold at Rooms to Go with bunk bed furniture are being recalled.

Canyon Furniture Company is recalling the ladders sold with bunks and hutch sets because the space between a step and the loft crossbar is large enough for children to become trapped or even strangled.

Consumers should stop using the recalled ladders and the top bunk of the bunk beds, remove the ladders to prevent access to the top bunk and contact Rooms To Go for a free replacement ladder. For more information click here.


More than 13,000 basketball goals are recalled because the backboard may fall.

The product is the Spalding Momentous EZ Portable Baseball Goal. Welds in the arm securing the sign to the post may fail, causing the acrylic sign to fall.

The goals were sold from May 2021 through April 2022 at Academy and Scheels stores nationwide and online at Spalding.com and Amazon.

Anyone for this purpose should stop using it and contact Spalding to arrange a technician repair. For more information click here.

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