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2009-11-10 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence and Jeffrey Rosen, former owners of RoseArt Industries, announced the settlement of their litigation against Mega Brands (TSX: MB) in connection with their sale of RoseArt to MB over four years ago. The settlement allows the Rosens to recover approximately $20 million in taxes which they prepaid in expectation of Mega Brand's ability to satisfy its $50 million earnout payment obligation which had been achieved by the Rosens as stipulated in MB's...

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...

2009-09-22 13:25:00

Consumers to Be Informed of Important Safety Issues Faster and More Frequently WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In keeping with its commitment to protect the lives of children and families, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is launching "CPSC 2.0," a comprehensive social networking initiative that will make lifesaving and other safety information more accessible to consumers. Utilizing a variety of technologies and social media sites, CPSC will rapidly expand its...

2009-08-25 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alerts were posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard Pella Corp., of Architect Series(R) About The hinge can break, Pella, Iowa and 850 Series(R)...

2009-08-20 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /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: eebee's "Have a Ball" Adventures Cloth Books Units: About 15,000 Importer: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., of New York,...

2009-05-13 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 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.   (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO)   Name of product: Composite Decks Units: About 48 million linear feet (decks vary in size) Manufacturer: Louisiana-Pacific...

2009-04-07 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, April 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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) Name of product: Stanley(R) Stud Sensors 200 and Stanley(R) FatMax(R) Stud Sensors 400 Units: About 78,000 Manufacturer: Solarwide...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.