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2010-12-03 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Winter Bee Inc. of Los Angeles, Calif., has agreed to a civil penalty of $200,000. The penalty settlement (pdf), which has been accepted provisionally by the Commission, provides that Winter Bee must pay $40,000 of the $200,000 penalty. The Commission agreed to suspend $160,000 of the penalty because the firm demonstrated an inability to pay the full amount. The full...

2010-12-01 09:18:00

New report shows how civil justice system improves child safety WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unforeseen hazards are still finding their way into toys despite recently improved safety standards, illustrating the need for a strong civil justice system that protects children and holds negligent manufacturers accountable, according to a new report released today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ). For years, corporations have knowingly shipped toys with...

2010-11-23 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /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: Bosch hammer drills Units: About...

2010-11-22 10:06:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Infantino issued the following company statement regarding Friday's announcement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on safe babywearing tips for parents and caregivers: "As a company that cares deeply about the safety of all children and believes in the benefits of babywearing, Infantino is pleased to see the CPSC's statement on the importance of proper, safe babywearing techniques. "We voluntarily recalled our sling-style...

2010-11-16 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /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) (Logo:...

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2010-11-16 06:05:00

A New York Senator is calling for a probe into environmentally friendly reusable grocery bags following reports that they may contain dangerous levels of lead. Senator Charles Schumer of New York announced on Monday that he has or will contact the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after an investigation by the Tampa Tribune, in which lead was discovered in bags purchased at Winn-Dixie, Publix,...

2010-11-12 11:09:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /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) (Logo:...

2010-11-10 08:41:00

NORTH READING, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowe Paradis Services Corporation (CPSC), one of the nation's leading Medicare compliance organizations, announced today that Jessica C. Smythe, Legal Counsel, will present at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® on November 10th at 11 a.m. The "Medicare Set-Asides Summit Panel" will focus on the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 that requires insurers, self-insured companies and TPAs to determine...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4. 2010 /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) (Logo:...

2010-11-02 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /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) (Logo:...


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