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2014-04-28 16:22:01

The safety of military children should not be sacrificed at home WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPSC joins the Department of Defense (DoD) in supporting military children and recognizing the sacrifices they and their parents make. At CPSC, we want military families to be aware of the hidden hazards that can pose safety risks in military housing. CPSC believes that the safety of military kids should not be sacrificed while in the comfort of their homes. During...

2014-04-25 12:24:17

WASHINGTON, April 25, 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: Magnum and Matrix Fitness 900 Pro Series multi-station strength training towers Hazard: The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations' towers can slide out or break, posing an...

2014-04-24 16:26:33

WASHINGTON, April 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: 2008 Felt S22 and S32 Triathlon Bicycles and 2010 Felt S32, B12, B14 and B16 Triathlon Bicycles. Hazard: The steer tube on the bicycle fork can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk...

2014-04-22 12:28:58

WASHINGTON, April 22, 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: Excalibur Matrix Mega 405 Crossbows Hazard: The crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact:...

2014-04-22 12:28:03

WASHINGTON, April 22, 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: Golf cars, shuttles and off-road utility vehicles Hazard: The steering wheel nut may not have been tightened sufficiently, reducing the driver's steering control. This can result in a crash. Remedy: Consumers...

2014-03-27 12:34:38

WASHINGTON, March 27, 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: ThinkPad notebook computer battery packs Hazard: The battery packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday...

2014-03-25 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, March 25, 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: SolarSave® roof panels Hazard: Fire Remedy: Centex has contacted directly customers impacted by the recall and performed free installations of new solar panels. Owners of homes with qualifying...

2014-03-14 12:21:49

WASHINGTON, March 14, 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 MobilePower MobilePower Instant Boost 500 The power packs can LLC,...

2014-03-12 08:31:26

WASHINGTON, March 12, 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 Note: On February 20, 2014, Fitbit Inc. announced a refund program for the Fitbit Force. This news release serves as the official recall announcement. Recall Summary Name of Product: Wireless activity-tracking wristbandHazard:...

2014-03-11 23:04:26

Comar offers bottle, tip and 15mm SecureCap™ closure are available for shipment to over-the-counter and prescription manufacturers of ophthalmic and nasal products Buena, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Comar LLC, a leading supplier of children’s dosing devices, announced that its SecureCap™ Child-Resistant Closure has passed the CPSC testing requirements for child-resistant (CR) packaging. The closures allow manufacturers of over-the-counter and prescription eye drops and nasal sprays...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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