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2010-05-28 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riders to take precautions to stay safe this holiday weekend and riding season. For the 4-day period surrounding the 2009 Memorial Day holiday, CPSC is aware of 27 fatalities, with two under the age of 16, averaging almost seven deaths a day. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) As the prime ATV riding season kicks into gear, so does...

2010-04-21 14:57:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Girls' hooded jackets Units: About 2,400 of the Shampoo brand and an unknown number of the Marci & Me brand...

2010-03-30 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Posey, Lily, Rose and Daisy Girls' Ski Jackets Units: About 3,900 Importer: Sport Obermeyer, Ltd., of Aspen, Colo. Hazard:...

2010-03-15 12:05:00

Please note time change: Event has been rescheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET Attention Assignment Editors & Consumer Reporters BETHESDA, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach media that targets hard-to-reach minority populations, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is hosting a 'pen & pad' briefing at their headquarters in Bethesda, Md., and simultaneously broadcasting a webinar on a new minority outreach campaign. (Logo:...

2009-12-09 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Monday the Bullfrog Plush Books Units: About 142,000 Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y. Hazard: The...

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2009-11-24 06:07:24

A new study showed a significant link between indoor pollution in homes with drywall imported from China, leading U.S. officials to take a deeper look at the affect that the product has on health. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), it will be heading up an investigation into finding the origin and distribution of the drywall as well as the connection between the drywall and the reported health symptoms, and electrical and fire safety issues that some home owners...

2009-10-28 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Sony VAIO Computer AC Adapters Units: About 69,000 Manufacturer: Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, Calif. Hazard:...

2009-10-27 14:46:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: SurgeMaster(TM) Surge Protectors Units: About 68,700 Importer: Belkin International Inc., of Compton, Calif....

2009-10-22 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of Product: Rechargeable batteries sold with portable DVD/CD/MP3 players Units: About 19,600 Importer: Coby Electronics Corp., of Lake...

2009-10-22 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment to improve the safety of Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) and reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries nationwide, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted to publish an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to address safety hazards associated with vehicle ROVs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) CPSC staff's preliminary evaluations indicated that...