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2011-11-08 15:00:00

SaferProducts.gov Business Portal Changes Are Part of CPSC's Information Technology Modernization Effort WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has launched important new features to the SaferProducts.gov Business Portal that make it easier and more efficient for businesses to work with CPSC. These changes are a key part of the agency's overall information technology modernization effort. (Logo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-03 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 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: Cub Scout Wind Tech jackets Units: About...

2011-11-03 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the retailer named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled product 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: UA Defender Chin Straps Units: About 541,000 Retailer: Under...

2011-11-03 08:12:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recalls in the third quarter affected nearly six times as many units as the previous three-month period, according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL(TM) Index, released today. The ExpertRECALL Index also found that pharmaceutical and medical device recalls increased while recalls for children's and infants' products and consumer goods hit surprising five-quarter lows. (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-01 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 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: Winchester(®) Hunting...

2011-10-27 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 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: Hand Trucks Units: About 292,000...

2011-10-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 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: Bad Boy Buggies off-road utility...

2011-10-24 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From a fall resulting in a dislocated shoulder, to an open flame resulting in second degree burns, each year CPSC receives reports of injuries involving Halloween-related costumes, decor, and lighting. These incidents are preventable. Using CPSC's three-step safety check, consumers can ensure that their fright night fun is not haunted by Halloween injuries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) "Too often...

2011-10-20 12:45:00

New, interactive charts answer questions on everything from number of children's product recalls to total retail value of products recalled in a given year. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 WeMakeItSafer, Inc. announced the availability of data on product recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) from 1999 through September 2011. The data are presented in a series of interactive charts available on the company's website and includes a vast array of information...

2011-10-17 12:41:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to address the large number of serious hand and finger injuries that occur each year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted unanimously to publish an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) aimed at improving the safety of table saws. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Based on the injury data obtained in a 2007 and 2008 CPSC special study, staff's injury cost model estimates...