Product recalls

Gerber’s Cohort Folding Knife: Some are recalled.

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More than 160,000 folding knives made by Gerber are being recalled because the blade can unexpectedly unlock and cause cuts. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received six reports of injuries, two requiring stitches.

The 7-inch Cohort Folding Knife was sold for about $30 at Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Home Depot and other stores from January 2013-March 2015. Knives with several model numbers are being recalled.

Owners should stop using it and call Gerber Legendary Blades at 877-314-9130 to receive a replacement.


Nantucket Distributing Co. is recalling a line of night lights enclosed in a glass Mason jar, saying the plastic around the base of the bulb can melt and create a risk of a burn.

The recall involves about 12,000 Mason Jar Night Lights. The jar encloses the 7-watt lightbulb. The jars have clear raised letters of “frutta del prato.” They include products with model number DGL0915 and SKU 30732353.

The lights were sold at Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat! as well as andThat! retail locations December 2014-March 2015.

Details: 888-287-3232 or go to

General Motors, Subaru and Mazda are adding vehicles to the list of models being recalled by 11 automakers.The vehicles have air-bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan that can inflate with too much force, spewing shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Six people have been killed and more than 100 injured due to the problem.

To tell if your car or truck is being recalled, key in the vehicle identification number at

General Motors: About 375,000 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra HD trucks from the 2007 and 2008 model years to replace passenger air bags, mainly across North America.

Subaru: About 60,000 vehicles added to a previous recall along the Gulf Coast for passenger air-bag inflators. Brings total Subaru vehicles recalled to about 81,000. Additional models include 2004-05 Impreza and the 2005 Saab 9-2X, which was manufactured by Subaru.

Mazda: Nearly 503,000 cars to fix driver’s air bags and 35,000 small pickups to fix passenger air bags. Affected models with potentially faulty driver’s air bags are the 2003-08 Mazda 6, 2006-07 MazdaSpeed 6 and 2004-08 RX-8. The company also is recalling 2004-06 B-Series pickup trucks to replace passenger side inflators.