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2014-08-25 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all middle schoolers! CPSC is hosting a poster contest on carbon monoxide safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Have you ever heard of carbon monoxide? CO is a poisonous gas. It's also called the invisible killer, because you can't see or smell it, and it takes the lives of many people each year. You can get CO poisoning from: -- A car left running in the garage -- The gas furnace in your home...

2014-08-07 16:31:19

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard ------------ ------------ -------- ------ L.L....

2014-07-15 12:25:57

Nominations Deadline Extended WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, CPSC will honor individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contributions to improving consumer product safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO The deadline to NOMINATE them for a CPSC Chairman's Circle of Commendation Award has been extended to August 1, 2014. Nomination forms and details about the award and previous winners are available...

2014-06-26 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to celebrate safely. A new CPSC study issued today highlights an increase in the number of fireworks-related deaths and injuries. Device malfunction and improper use are associated with the most injuries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO In 2013, there were eight deaths and an estimated 11,400...

2014-06-12 23:06:10

A&A Packaging comments on its newest certifications meeting ASTM and CPSC testing protocols for child resistant containers in order to adapt to the growing retail marijuana industry. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 In the wake of new legislation being passed around the country for child resistant packaging and proper labeling of products produced with medical marijuana, A&A Packaging is taking the initiative in making sure it meets and exceeds the standards set by state governments that...

2014-06-12 16:26:19

Eye physicians and surgeons remind the public that fireworks are not toys SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year.(1,2) With the Fourth of July holiday just weeks away, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public that fireworks are not toys but incendiary devices that can cause devastating eye injuries. The Academy is issuing tips to help deter...

2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...

2014-04-29 16:21:08

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard Kawasaki Off-Road Motorcycles About 611 The camshaft...

2014-04-28 16:22:01

The safety of military children should not be sacrificed at home WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPSC joins the Department of Defense (DoD) in supporting military children and recognizing the sacrifices they and their parents make. At CPSC, we want military families to be aware of the hidden hazards that can pose safety risks in military housing. CPSC believes that the safety of military kids should not be sacrificed while in the comfort of their homes. During...

2014-03-14 12:21:49

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard MobilePower MobilePower Instant Boost 500 The power packs can LLC,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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