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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...

2011-03-20 00:01:44

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) dictates it is not necessary to replace electrical wiring in homes with Chinese Drywall. Tainted Chinese Drywall presents no risk to home electrical systems. Filter Scientific Coatings is a clear alternative to deconstructing the home. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 Since April 2, 2010 the CPSC has recommended that removal of electrical systems in Chinese drywall affected homes"¦ until today. The CPSC has overturned the previous...

2011-03-18 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are issuing an updated remediation protocol (pdf) for homes with problem drywall. A study (pdf) conducted on behalf of CPSC by Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, finds no evidence of a safety hazard to home electrical systems. Sandia simulated long-term exposure of wiring and other electrical components to hydrogen...

2011-03-18 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are issuing an updated remediation protocol (pdf) for homes with problem drywall. A study (pdf) conducted on behalf of CPSC by Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, finds no evidence of a safety hazard to home electrical systems. Sandia simulated long-term exposure of wiring and other electrical components to hydrogen...

2011-03-17 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 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: Gasoline-Powered...

2011-03-17 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 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: Gasoline-Powered...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

SafetyCall International announces new service to assist manufacturers in monitoring the database Bloomington, Minnesota (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 On March 11, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will unveil an online, searchable database as part of the national SaferProducts.gov website, providing consumers a new avenue for submitting reports about unsafe or potentially hazardous consumer products. While the new database provides an opportunity to sound the alarm quickly...


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