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2014-03-06 23:03:58

A recent report suggests an alarming number of recalled children’s products reside in homes without going through the necessary safety repairs. In such an environment, the Bernard Law Group is providing vital tips on protecting children from harm. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 When perusing the aisles, many parents figure that the items they’re purchasing for their children have gone through rigorous testing to ensure safety. While that may often be true, a quick scan of the...

2014-03-06 16:30:10

WASHINGTON, March 6, 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: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras Hazard: A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user. Remedy:...

2014-03-06 08:25:15

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home? Are they working? Sunday, March 9, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time in the United States. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to take the time to replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms when turning clocks forward this weekend. Make it an annual habit. This habit could save your life....

2014-02-27 12:25:03

WASHINGTON, Feb. 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. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Mountain climbing rescue devices Hazard: The pull cord lock cam can fail, posing a risk of death and injury during a rescue. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled...

2014-02-26 12:22:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Recall Summary Name of Product: STX Shield throat protector Hazard: The Shield Throat Protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a laceration hazard to the user. Remedy: RefundConsumer Contact: STX...

2014-02-26 08:21:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard Yamaha Yamaha competition off- The off-road Motor road...

2014-02-15 23:03:04

According to eBottles.com President, Robert Lerman, the State of Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) has clarified rules surrounding the child resistant packaging requirement for Marijuana and Marijuana Products to include protocol testing as defined by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 On February 6, 2014 MED issued INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN: 14-02 REGARDING INDUSTRY COMPLIANCE. The bulletin was addressed to retail and medical marijuana...

2014-02-14 12:20:34

WASHINGTON, Feb. 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard KLX110 and KLX110L off- About 10,000 Fuel can leak from road...

2014-02-10 12:25:29

Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division Issues List of Approved Packaging SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's largest wholesale distributor of child-resistant packaging for the marijuana industry, stated that their Philips Rx pop top bottles are on the official list of Colorado approved child-resistant packaging. Due to the fact that many distributors of marijuana packaging have claimed their bottles are child-safe, but the containers have...

2014-01-30 12:25:12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Recall Summary Name of Product: Folding Bicycles Hazard: The bicycle's frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: West Marine at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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