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2014-07-24 12:32:34

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of product: Tommee Tippee® Monitor with Movement Sensor Pad Hazard: Child can pull sensor pad cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact: Mayborn...

2014-07-24 12:31:52

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Names of Products: Canon EOS Rebel T4i Digital Cameras, Coby Televisions, Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers, GE Dishwashers, Gree Dehumidifiers, iSi North America Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation Systems, LG Electronics Electric Ranges, LG Electronics Gas Dryers,...

2014-07-17 12:33:30

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: USB car charger adapter, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables. Hazard: Improperly mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers....

2014-07-15 12:25:57

Nominations Deadline Extended WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, CPSC will honor individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contributions to improving consumer product safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO The deadline to NOMINATE them for a CPSC Chairman's Circle of Commendation Award has been extended to August 1, 2014. Nomination forms and details about the award and previous winners are available...

2014-07-02 08:31:20

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Fixed-base routers and router bases Hazard: The router base handles are not insulated, posing an electric shock hazard. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled routers and router...

2014-07-01 12:33:10

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Personal computers Hazard: The computers' lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled personal computers, shut it down...

2014-06-26 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to celebrate safely. A new CPSC study issued today highlights an increase in the number of fireworks-related deaths and injuries. Device malfunction and improper use are associated with the most injuries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO In 2013, there were eight deaths and an estimated 11,400...

2014-06-24 12:25:57

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Tern Folding Bicycles Hazard: The bike's frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact: Stile Products toll-free at (888) 570-8376 from 9 a.m. to...

2014-06-19 16:28:51

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters Hazard: The batteries used in the transmitters can fail to emit a low battery warning leading the user to believe the transmitter is functioning...

2014-06-03 08:29:50

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: MXB crossbows Hazard: The crossbow can fire an arrow unexpectedly without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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