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2014-09-23 12:32:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling gas fireplaces, stoves, inserts and log sets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Gas fireplaces, gas stoves, gas inserts and log setsHazard: The gas valve in the unit can leak, posing a fire hazard.Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact: Hearth & Home Technologies at (800) 883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday...

2014-09-12 23:06:41

Bicycle Accident Attorneys Sean Murphy and Jason Waechter are spreading the word today about a bicycle recall by Orbea. Over 700 Avant road bikes (and framesets) are being recalled because the front forks can crack, potentially putting riders at risk for a fall or injury. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Bicycle Accident Attorneys Sean Murphy and Jason Waechter, of bicycleaccidentlawyersusa.com, want to help spread the word to cyclists about a potential safety issue with Orbea’s...

2014-08-26 12:33:12

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 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: Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computer AC power cords. Hazard: The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Hewlett-Packard...

2014-08-25 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all middle schoolers! CPSC is hosting a poster contest on carbon monoxide safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Have you ever heard of carbon monoxide? CO is a poisonous gas. It's also called the invisible killer, because you can't see or smell it, and it takes the lives of many people each year. You can get CO poisoning from: -- A car left running in the garage -- The gas furnace in your home...

2014-08-21 12:23:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 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: SolarWorld Solar Systems Hazard: SolarWorld solar panels installed with bare-copper grounding lugs can corrode which could result in a faulty ground circuit, posing an electric shock, electrocution...

2014-08-20 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 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: Kayak and Watersports Storage Hanger Hazard: The length adjustment buckles release unexpectedly, causing the item being stored to fall and injure people nearby Remedy: Replace, Refund Consumer...

2014-08-07 16:31:19

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard ------------ ------------ -------- ------ L.L....

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....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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