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2012-01-23 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), of Palo Alto, Calif., has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $425,000. The settlement agreement (pdf) has been provisionally accepted by the Commission (3-1). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) The settlement resolves staff allegations that HP knowingly failed to report immediately to CPSC, as required by...

2012-01-04 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2012 /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: 2011 Forte Pro Carbon Road Pedals Units:...

2011-12-27 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 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: Navien Instantaneous or Tankless Water...

2011-12-23 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 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: Children's pajamas Units: About 1,750...

2011-12-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 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: Rayovac NI-CD Cordless Tool Battery...

2011-12-14 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 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: TXT golf cars, Cushman shuttle...

2011-11-30 13:45:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 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: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO</font>) Name...

2011-11-30 12:45:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 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:...

CPSC Issues Warning Over High-Powered Magnets
2011-11-12 06:29:14

High-powered, ball-bearing magnets continue to pose a serious safety risk to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned in a Thursday press release. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the CPSC has received 14 reports of problems related to these types of magnets -- twice as many as they had for all of 2010, and up from just a single incident in 2009. The victims in the cases ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years, and 11 of them required surgery to...

2011-11-10 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An increasing number of incident reports to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicate that high-powered magnets continue to be a safety risk to children. From toddlers to teens, children are swallowing these magnets and the consequences are severe. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Although the risk scenarios differ by age group, the danger is the same. When two or more magnets are...