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2011-05-03 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 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: Girl's Hooded Sweater with Drawstring...

2011-04-26 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 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: Toro Power Clear...

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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.