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2011-04-21 12:30:00

Pool Safely PSAs Urge Parents to Watch Children At All Times Around Pools and Spas This Summer WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the summer swimming season just around the corner, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign is releasing its 2011 television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) highlighting various water safety steps that can be taken to save a life. In the first few months of 2011,...

2011-04-18 08:03:00

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More information from more resources, this is what consumers want when it comes to getting and receiving timely and detailed information about product recalls, according to Deloitte's "2011 Consumer Food and Product Insight Survey." Although shoppers still primarily hold manufacturers and government entities responsible for communicating recall details, 73 percent and 69 percent respectively, Internet access and social media are driving consumers...

2011-04-12 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Rogue Fitness Barbell Brackets Units:...

2011-04-07 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: P.Jamas children's sleepwear Units: About...

2011-04-01 16:33:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) reminds children and adults: As you suit up for outdoor fun this spring, don't forget to protect your face and head. Spring often brings a flood of patients suffering with head, mouth and facial injuries resulting from sports-related accidents to doctors' offices and even emergency rooms. Helmets work Whether you are riding a bicycle, scooter or motorcycle, or...

2011-03-30 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced the termination of the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Action Plan for SunL Group, Inc., of Irving, Texas. Effective immediately, it is unlawful for any importer or distributor to import or distribute into commerce any ATV subject to the SunL Group ATV Action Plan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) An ATV Action Plan is an agreement between CPSC...

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2011-03-23 10:55:00

Despite a 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of Delta Enterprise "Safety Peg" Drop-Side cribs after a second infant has died due to the design of the crib. The original recall involved safety pegs that were missing that could possibly cause child entrapment and suffocation, Reuters reports. The CPSC and Delta learned earlier this year that a 7-month-old girl from Colorado became trapped and had suffocated in...

2011-03-22 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Guardian full-face...

2011-03-22 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Instant Power(®...

2011-03-22 00:00:28

Although consumer products are supposed to meet safety standards before being put on the market, thousands of people are injured or killed by defective products every year. The lawyers at Solomon & Relihan have represented many victims of defective products and have put together a list of tips for people for both preventing injury from defective products and taking the proper steps after an injury occurs. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 When consumers in the United States buy...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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