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2010-09-30 06:10:00

Hands-on science kits that are produced to get kids excited about science could have an unclear future as debates arise on the safety of the kits, according to the Associated Press (AP). The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been caught up in deliberation for weeks as it writes up guidelines on what makes a product safe for children, and which products need to undergo stricter safety testing as part of a 2008 law. The debate has included the classroom science kits and some of...

2010-09-08 10:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by CPSC Blogger: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Calling all middle schoolers! CPSC is hosting a poster contest on carbon monoxide safety. Carbon monoxide is called the "invisible killer." That's because it's a gas that you can't see or smell and it can kill its victims quickly. It gets into homes from: Running a...

2010-09-08 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Julie Vallese has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Communications for Dorel Juvenile Group USA, a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A). "Julie is a highly accomplished journalist and safety advocate and we are thrilled to have her expertise as we advance Dorel's leadership position in juvenile products through consumer advocacy and education," said Dorel Juvenile Group USA...

2010-08-31 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is making its product safety information on all recalls available in an electronic data set for use by businesses and software and application developers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Recall data from 1973 forward is available via an Application Program Interface (API). It is formatted in XML and...

2010-07-13 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /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: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO)...

2010-07-07 07:07:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /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: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO )...

2010-07-06 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announced a recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should immediately stop using recalled products until they are inspected and repaired. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Whitco Company LP poles 70 feet tall or higher Units: More than 2,500 Manufacturer: Whitco...

2010-06-30 10:09:00

WASHINGTON, June 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 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: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO)...

2010-06-30 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 30 /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 product. Consumers should stop using 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: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO)...

2010-06-29 09:00:00

About 200 fireworks injuries a day during month surrounding the holiday WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants consumers to put safety in play if fireworks are part of your Fourth of July celebrations. A new CPSC study indicates that in 2009 there were two deaths and nearly 9,000 emergency room visits for injuries resulting from fireworks related incidents. Most fireworks injuries occurred to consumers younger than 20 and...


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