News about 'Consumer Product Safety Commission'

Dec 6, 2013

Rare-Earth Magnets: Florida Teen Christin Rivas Swallowed Six Rare-Earth Magnets Went On Surgery

Rare-Earth Magnets: Florida Teen Christin Rivas Swallowed Six Rare-Earth Magnets Went On Surgery
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Rare-Earth Magnets Credit: Alibaba.com Six rare-earth magnets were accidentally swallowed by one Florida teen just before Thanksgiving. The 14-year-old Christin Rivas got the rare-earth magnets from a friend at church. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the first newspaper to report her story that “while playing with a couple of these rare-earth magnets at her Satellite […]


Apr 22, 2011

Window Blinds Manufacturers Pushed To Eliminate Safety Risks

Window Blinds
By in Business, United States, World No comments

Window Blinds Image Credit: Windowblindstips.com According to several international news sites on Thursday, an average of one child per month dies due to window blinds. Due to a recent incident in which a daughter of a Missouri mother, Linda Kaiser, died, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reportedly asked manufacturers to devise a way […]


Feb 12, 2011

Summer Infant Battery Recall: Recall For Rechargeable Batteries in Video Baby Monitors Issued Due To Burn Hazard

Summer Infant Battery Recall
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Summer Infant Battery Recall Handheld Video Baby Monitor Image Credit: Cpsc.gov Another Summer Infant Recall is being issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on February 11, 2011. The recall is about the rechargeable batteries being used in handheld video baby monitors. Related Summer Infant Recall – Baby Monitor Recall Consumer Product Safety Commission […]


Feb 11, 2011

Heater Recall: Voluntary Recall of Air King And Lasko Heater Due To Potential Fire Hazard

Lasko Heater Recall
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Lasko Heater Recall Image Credit: Gather.com About 100,000 heaters have been affected by the recall that was announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday, February 8, 2011. Portable electric space heaters have been recalled due to potential overheating which was said to be a serious recall because it could cause fire hazard […]


Jan 20, 2011

Snowmobiles Recall: Arctic Cat Inc. Recalls About 16,500 Snowmobiles

2010 Arctic Cat Z1 Snowmobile
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2010 Arctic Cat Z1 Snowmobile Image Credit: Snowmobile.com Arctic Cat Inc. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on Wednesday that they are voluntarily recalling about 16,500 snowmobiles. The Arctic Cat recall reportedly prompted because of the front lower suspension arm of the snowmobiles that may crack while being used. Reports said that this […]