Communicorp Recalls 600,000 Aflac Promotional Ducks As It Contains Lead, Phthalates

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By Margaret Lyons

Demdaco Recalls 56,200 Microwavable Bowl Holders

Demdaco has recalled about 56,200 microwavable bowl holders due to risk of fire.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the bowl holder’s fabric can char after being microwaved for the suggested three minutes, posing a fire hazard.

The company said it has received three reports of incidents of charring from the bowl holders catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves Demdaco brand microwavable bowl holders made of cotton and linen fabric. They measure 6.5 inches square for the small bowl holder, 8 inches square for the large bowl holder and were sold in 27 designs.

The company has customers to immediately stop using the recalled microwavable bowl holders and contact Demdaco for a full refund. Consumers can return the bowl holder to the place where it was purchased or request free return shipping by contacting Demdaco directly.

The product was sold gift shops, hardware stores, florists, drug stores and pharmacies nationwide and online at Demdaco.com, Target.com, Amazon.com and Zulily.com from June 2020 through March 2022 for about $23.

Hisense Recalls 55,200 French Door Refrigerators

Hisense USA has recalled about 55,200 French door refrigerators that were sold exclusively at Lowe’s due to impact injury hazard.

According to a statement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recalled refrigerators’ door hinge can break causing the door to detach when the consumer tries to open the French doors, posing an impact injury hazard to the consumer.

The company said it has received 139 reports of the refrigerator doors loosening or detaching and five reports of injuries, including foot bruises and lacerations.

The recalled products were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com from August 2020 through February 2022 for about $1,500.

The recall involves Hisense USA’s 26.6 cubic foot capacity stainless steel French door refrigerators with ice maker with model number HRF266N6CSE and with serial numbers C2020050100001 through C2020123109000.

The company has asked consumers to immediately stop using the refrigerator if the recalled refrigerator’s doors fail to open or close normally until they are repaired.

Consumers has been asked to contact Hisense to determine if their unit is part of the recall and to schedule a free in-home service appointment to have the refrigerator door hinges replaced.

Nautilus Recalls Treadmills Due Fall Hazard

Nautilus Inc. (NLS) has recalled about 7,300 treadmills due to a risk of fall.

According to a statement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the treadmills can start on their own, posing a fall hazard to a user. The company said it has received 21 reports of the treadmills self-starting, however, no injuries have been reported.

The recalled product involves Nautilus treadmills with model number T616 and serial numbers 100672PRO21140001 through 100672PRO21171980 and with model number T618 and serial numbers 100647PRO21130111 through 100647PRO21183960.

The products were sold at Best Buy, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at www.Nautilus.com and www.Amazon.com from April 2021 through November 2021 for about $1,150 for Model T616 and about $1,500 for Model T618.

The firm has asked customers to immediately stop using the recalled treadmills and contact Nautilus to receive a free USB flash drive with a software upgrade and installation instructions. Nautilus will automatically ship the USB flash drive and instructions at no cost to customers who purchased the treadmills directly from Nautilus.

DOCUSIGN INC Q1 Earnings Summary

Below are the earnings highlights for DOCUSIGN INC (DOCU):

Earnings: -$27.4 million in Q1 vs. -$8.4 million in the same period last year.
EPS: -$0.14 in Q1 vs. -$0.04 in the same period last year.
Excluding items, DOCUSIGN INC reported adjusted earnings of $77.5 million or $0.38 per share for the period.

Analysts projected $0.46 per share
Revenue: $588.7 million in Q1 vs. $469.1 million in the same period last year.

-Guidance:
Next quarter revenue guidance: $600-$604 mln
Full year revenue guidance: $2.470-$2.482 bln

Communicorp Recalls 600,000 Aflac Promotional Ducks As It Contains Lead, Phthalates

Communicorp has recalled about 600,000 Aflac plush promotional ducks due to violations of Federal Phthalates and Lead Content Bans.

According to a the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, components of the recalled promotional ducks contain levels of certain phthalates that exceed the federal phthalate content standard. A component of the promotional fishing duck also contains a level of lead that exceeds the federal lead content standard. Phthalates and lead are toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

The company has asked customers to immediately stop using and dispose of the recalled plush promotional ducks. Communicorp is contacting Aflac employees and licensed agents who purchased these plush promotional ducks directly.

The recall involves plush ducks that were distributed by Aflac to consumers as a promotional item. The six-inch plush Aflac promotional ducks include Accident Duck, Business Duck, Fishing Duck, Police Duck, PGA Duck, One Day Pay Duck, Heisman Duck and Lifeguard Duck.

The products were sold directly to Aflac employees and licensed agents from February 2009 through March 2021 for between $5 and $8 and distributed as a promotional free giveaway item to customers.