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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced potential changes to its 2002 Age Determination Guidelines Relating Children's Ages to Toy Characteristics and Play Behavior (2002 Guidelines). The new draft guidance, titled Guidelines for Determining Age Appropriateness of ...
Law360 (April 17, 2018, 12:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small federal agency with a big job: protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury from more than 15,000 types of products. The CPSC uses safety data submitted by companies pursuant to the notification ...

Every one of these recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission during the first ten days of April involve products that have been deemed burn or fire hazards. Let's start with a recall involving a big-ticket item: over 100,000 recreational off-highway vehicles sold over the past five years have ...
The baby registry staple many a new parent uses for holding or — especially if it vibrates — relaxing a baby was involved in 347 incidents reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission between Jan. 1, 2006, and July 6, 2016. Of those 347, there were injuries in 54 incidents and deaths in 12.
Polaris Industries will pay a record $27.25 million civil penalty to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to settle two 2016 late-reporting claims involving defective recreational vehicles that were at risk of fire and later recalled. The settlement announced Monday was the agency's first major ...
Poudre Fire Authority is encouraging Fort Collins residents to check their smoke detectors after a recall announcement last week. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms, models PI2010 and PI901. The model number is printed on the front of the smoke ... Consumer
The New Canaan Fire Marshal's office informs the public that Kidde Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has announced a recall of nearly one half million smoke detectors due to risk of failure to alert. The detectors were sold between September 2016 and ... Consumer
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that on May 16, 2018, it will hold a public hearing on "potential safety issues and hazards associated with internet-connected consumer products." The Commission will hear testimony from interested stakeholders on potential safety ... Consumer
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is holding a public hearing regarding the safety of internet-of-things (IoT) devices. The hearing was announced in a notice published on the Federal Register Wednesday. Safety consulting and certification company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) ... Consumer
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms—models PI2010 and PI9010 because they could fail to work in the event of a fire. The smoke alarms installed by the Red Cross are NOT part of the CPSC recall. Consumer
(CPSC/CNN) – According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Amazon has recalled its portable power banks due to fire and chemical burn hazards. The power bank's battery can overheat and ignite. According to the recall alert, Amazon has received 53 reports of the power banks ... Consumer
Amazon is recalling six models of its AmazonBasics Portable Power Banks in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. The power banks, sold between December 2014 and July 2017, have a risk of overheating, which can cause the unit to melt, posing a fire hazard. The affected ... Consumer

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -Patty Davis, from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, joined FOX 2 via satellite from Washington D.C. to discuss the Anchor It! campaign. It is the next step to help avoid furniture tip over by children. The product is anchored into the wall and can be used on all types of furniture to ... Consumer
The manufacturer, Double Insight, warns customers to stop using the “Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicookers with batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 and 1746.” The code can be found on the rating label on the underside of the Instant Pot. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports about 104,000 units ... Consumer
The Atlanta-based baby products manufacturer has received 38 reports of the rear leg of the Table2Table 6-in-1 chairs pivoting out of position, with five children getting bumps and bruises when the product fell over, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves about ... Consumer
... by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE has re-nominated U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle to be designated chairman in spite of consumer groups voicing their strong and appropriate opposition. Consumer
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the front wheel of B.O.B. jogging strollers made by Britax Child Safety, Inc., can detach from the stroller sending the front fork digging into the ground and causing it to suddenly stop and tip over. They say they've received reports of 100 people injured — kids ... Consumer
More than a year into the Trump administration there is one government agency that is continuing to push the Obama administration's excessive regulatory agenda: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). CPSC, which regulates over 15,000 products worth billions of dollars to the American ... Consumer
Instant Pot's parent company, Double Insight, reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission that it had received 107 reports of the multi-cookers overheating, including five that resulted in minor property damage. No injuries have been cited. Instant Pot makes 14 models, and the Gem 65 8-in-1 is the ... Consumer
Law360 (March 1, 2018, 2:21 PM EST) -- Zen Magnets LLC has urged a Colorado federal court to vacate an October order by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalling the company's spherical magnets over safety concerns, saying the commissioners have improper biases against the products. The company ... Consumer
Lee, a former trial lawyer and compliance officer for toy safety at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, originally filed as a challenger to state Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock, who has fended off several Democrats in the past. "I helped, by litigation, keep unsafe products off the American market," ... Consumer
Lee, a Little Rock attorney and a former compliance officer for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, had originally filed to run for a state House seat but said he switched to the AG's race after encouragement from supporters. "My history and my experience and everything I've gone through in my ... Consumer
Late last week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission filed an administrative complaint against Britax Child Safety, Inc., alleging that certain models of their B.O.B. jogging stroller contain dangerous defects. Namely, the complaint charges the strollers' wheels can detach, resulting in injuries to ... Consumer
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to prevent children and adults from suffering further harm, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed an administrative complaint against Britax Child Safety, Inc., alleging that certain models of their B.O.B. jogging strollers (“strollers”) contain defects in ... Consumer
The Consumer Product Safety Commission somehow made Abraham Lincoln's birthday about Tide Pods. February 12, 2018. Feb. 12 is a day that changed history forever. President Abraham Lincoln was born on this day in 1809. And in 2018, it became the day that the Tide Pods meme officially went too far: ... Consumer
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that it will hold a hearing on May 16, 2018, to receive information on potential hazards with Internet of Things (IoT) products. In its public notice, the CPSC explained that the “purpose of the public hearing . . . is to provide interested ... Consumer
The baby registry staple many a new parent uses for holding or — especially if it vibrates — relaxing a baby was involved in 347 incidents reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission between Jan. 1, 2006, and July 6, 2016. Of those 347, there were injuries in 54 incidents and deaths in 12. Consumer
We've all seen it — and been moved. It's that commercial cutting from one gaunt, tethered dog to another, their sad eyes looking directly into our living room. "Just sixty-three cents a day," the woman tells us, "to keep a dog alive for one day." ADVERTISEMENT. How can we resist? I can't. As Chair of the ... Consumer
On consecutive days last month, both the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made clear that delays in reporting potential product hazards or defects could significantly damage a company's reputation and bottom line. The message from these ... Consumer
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling thousands of chainsaws because the chain brake guard in the cordless electric chainsaw can fail. If the brake guard fails, the chainsaw can continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users, the CPSC said. Consumer
In 2016, 53 at least kids died because of an all-terrain vehicle; another 26,800 kids checked in at an emergency room because of them. Those numbers, though, are preliminary and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission expects them to go up as more data is collected for that year. “ATVs are one ... Consumer
... pharmaceutical company for allegedly knowingly (1) distributing drug products that violated the PPPA child-resistant packaging regulations (a prohibited act under 15 U.S.C. § 2068(a)(1)), (2) failing to timely notify the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about the potential non-compliance ... Consumer
(KFVS) -. Vornado Sunny CS cribside electric space heaters are being recalled due to fire and burn hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The heaters were sold in white with an accent of melon and gray colors. The model/type “SUNNY CS EH1-0090” and serial number are ... Consumer
There have been five reports of the ears breaking off the rattle. No injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The rattles were sold at Walmart, Kmart, Meijer, Mills Fleet Farm, Seventh Avenue, and online through Amazon and and zulily from Nov. 2015 through Nov. Consumer
CBS Local — Roughly 280,000 baby rattles are being recalled after reports that small pieces on the infant's toy were breaking off and posed a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of VTech's “Shake & Sing Elephant Rattles” on Jan. 25. Vtech reportedly received ... Consumer
Picking a favorite Consumer Product Safety Commission tweet is like trying to pick a favorite puppy — how does one choose when there's such a plethora of unique, enthusiastic options? Once CPSC advertised the product safety site SaferProducts.gov with a tweetstorm of images showing an imagined ... Consumer
UGG comforters recalled by Bed Bath Beyond stores due to mold exposure-PHOTO Consumer Product Safety Commission. AA. (WZTV) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of 175,000 comforters due to mold concerns. The comforters were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond locations ... Consumer
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were more than 52,000 sledding, snow tubing and tobogganing-related injuries treated at hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices and clinics in 2014. The total medical, legal and liability, pain and suffering, and work loss-related costs ... Consumer
“This is what started out as a joke on the Internet and now it's just gone too far,” Ann Marie Buerkle, with the Consumer Product Safety Commission told CBS News. In recent months, the challenge has been on the rise among teens who are eating Tide Pods —tiny, laundry detergent pouches— in the name ... Consumer
Fujifilm is recalling more than 270,000 power adapter wall plugs that were packaged with six of the company's point-and-shoot and mirrorless camera models, due to a risk of electrical shock, according to Consumer Product Safety Commission. Fujifilm says the AC-5VF plugs may crack, break, ... Consumer
In this case, it's teenagers and young adults consuming chemicals as part of a challenge. "You can get famous doing it. You can you know get some attention, get some clout if you will," Beverly said. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says ingesting the liquid can be deadly. The maker of the pods ... Consumer
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a recall of Skip Hop convertible high chairs since "the front legs on the highchair can detach from the seat, posing fall and injury hazards to children." The recall affects the charcoal-colored Tuo high chair, which is convertible into a toddler chair. Consumer
It's unknown which senator opposed Buerkle's nomination to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a five-member panel responsible for ... Not long after leaving Congress in 2013, Buerkle was nominated by President Barack Obama to fill a seat on the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – As you finish Christmas shopping and are wrapping presents, there are a few items you want to make sure aren't under your tree. One of the items on this year's recall list is something that's been purchased tens of thousands of time. The Consumer Product Safety Commission ... Consumer
Baby toys, fidget spinners and a TV are among the latest product recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. VTech is recalling the Lights and Lullabies Travel Mobiles because they may fall on your infant. There have been six reports of the crib rail clamp cracking, but no injuries. Consumer


 

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