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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...

2011-03-09 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 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: Dirt Bikes Units: About 4,300 Importer:...

2011-03-02 20:41:41

The risk and nature of injury in the sport of boxing has generated a great deal of controversy in the medical community, especially in relation to youth boxing. A new study, conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, examined boxing injuries among participants 6 years of age and older from 1990 to 2008. During the 19-year study period, an average of 8,700 boxing injuries were treated in United States...

2011-03-01 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 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: Baby Jogger Jump Seats...

2011-02-23 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 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: Remote control systems for entertainment...

2011-02-17 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 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: Perfect Pullup Units: About 7,000...

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2011-02-17 12:10:00

Studying 19 years of ER data, researchers claim better prevention efforts are needed to reduce the almost 10,000 crib and playpen accidents each year according to the first nationwide analysis of emergency room treatment for these injuries, AP is reporting. Recent safety measures including a ban on drop-side cribs likely will reduce those numbers. Most injuries were from toddlers between ages 1 and 2 falling from the cribs. The study found a gradual decrease in the injury rate between 1990...


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