Condoms Recalled Due to Bursting Threat

If you happen to have a batch of unused condoms lying about slowly reaching the end of their shelf life, your luck might finally be in – Durex is recalling several batches of them. So you can get your money back, or a new batch of condoms to sit around gradually reaching the end of their shelf life. Read More >>

The Waterpik ‘Flossing Toothbrush’ Is Being Recalled Because It Might Set Your Bathroom on Fire

A freshly debuted $200 (£152) toothbrush that promises to both brush and floss your teeth is heating up bathrooms for all the wrong reasons. This month, the electric toothbrush and water flosser company Water Pik announced a voluntary recall of all units of its Sonic-Fusion toothbrushes over claims that some of the products have shot off sparks and partially melted while being charged. In at least one case, the toothbrush caused a fire. Read More >>

Ikea Recalls its Sladda Bike Due to Belt-Snappage Risks

Ikea's Sladda bike, a supposedly indestructible aluminium-framed commuter with two automatic hub gears, a coaster brake, and a 10-year guarantee on its oil-free, chainless belt drive system, is being recalled. Because that belt drive system is prone to snapping. Read More >>

Brompton Recalls All Bikes Made in the Last Three Years

Bike maker Brompton has been metaphorically knocked into the kerb by the dirty white van of fate, as it's been forced to recall all of the bikes it made over the last three years. Read More >>

Whirlpool Finally Tells Everyone to Switch Off Hazardous Dryers

The Whirlpool tumble dryer CRISIS has been rolling on for well over a year, with machines made by the company and its sub-brands of Indesit, Creda and a few others linked with hundreds of cases of fire. Finally, after endless battering to do so, it's told owners of affected machines to turn them off instead of continuing to use them with crossed fingers. Read More >>

Sodastream Bottles Have Started Sploding

Just when you thought you were safe from random home explosions, 80s favourite Sodastream has followed in the sooty footsteps of Samsung and recalled a load of product for being a bit 'splodey. Read More >>

These Ikea Deckchairs Keep Slicing Off People’s Fingertips

Ikea is recalling roughly 34,000 deckchairs over safety concerns. Typically, chair recalls are initiated over stability concerns and chairs simply tipping over. But the danger of these Mysingsö model chairs is a bit more gruesome. So far 13 people have been injured, with six people getting their fingertips amputated. Read More >>

What We Know About Why Soylent Products Are Making People Ill

On Thursday evening, food replacement startup Soylent halted sales of its Soylent 1.6 powder amidst reports that it was making customers ill. Two weeks prior, the company paused sales of its latest product, the Food Bar, after Gizmodo reported that several customers had experienced nausea, vomiting, “uncontrollable diarrhoea,” and severe dehydration after consuming the bars. Some customers were admitted to A&E due to their symptoms. Read More >>

Report: Samsung Tested the Exploding Note 7 Batteries Itself

While companies like Apple use third-party companies to test phone batteries, a new report reveals that Samsung tested the exploding Galaxy Note 7 battery in-house. The Wall Street Journal reports: Read More >>

How to Find Out if Your Galaxy Note 7 Has a Safe Battery

Samsung’s recall of the Galaxy Note 7 is in full gear. Now, Samsung has detailed what it’s doing to let owners know whether or not their new Note 7 is safe. Read More >>

Samsung Confirms Note 7 Recall After 35 Reports of Dangerous Battery Problems

In an email to Gizmodo, Samsung confirmed reports that it would recall its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following several reports that the phone was overheating and exploding. Read More >>

Toshiba Just Recalled Over 100,000 Batteries That Are Melting Laptops

If you’re the owner of a Toshiba laptop, there’s a chance its battery could overheat and go kaboom and melt your machine—which is why the Japanese electronics giant recalled a bunch of Panasonic battery packs this week. Read More >>

Apple Recalls Power Adapters That Might Zap You

Today, Apple announced a recall of AC wall plug adapters found in several countries, due to risks of electrical shock. Read More >>

Vauxhall Zafira Drivers Aren’t Too Pleased That Their Cars are Bursting Into Flames

Facebook group Vauxhall Zafira car fires is gathering some serious momentum, with over 5,000 people signing up to back a campaign calling for Vauxhall to launch an investigation into how and why some Zafiras appear to be going up in flames. Read More >>