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Recall: Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters

A voluntary recall of Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters was issued because the batteries can fail to emit a low battery warning which can lead to transmitter not properly generating a warning. This is a secondary recall to an […]

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Ottomans Recalled By Big Lots Due to Fall Hazard

Big Lots issued a voluntary recall of ottomans, sold exclusively at their stores, because they have the potential to collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to consumers. To this date, the company has received 19 reports of consumers falling […]

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Nest Labs Recalls to Repair Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms

Carbon Monoxide (CO) and smoke detectors have been recalled by Nest Labs for repair due to failure to sound alert. According to the CPSC, activity near the device during a fire can prevent the alarm from immediately sounding when the […]

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Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled; 3 Deaths Reported

Bed Handles Inc., in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled more than 100,000 adult portable bed handles. When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of […]

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Tanning Beds Get New Warnings

The FDA is reclassifying tanning beds and ultraviolet (UV) lamps from low risk, to moderate risk. The new measure would also make it so that sunlamp products carry visible black-box warnings on the device stating the product and persons is […]

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Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

Gree issued an expanded recall of more than 2 million dehumidifiers in the U.S. and 55,000 in Canada, because they have the potential to overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing the risk of burn and fire hazards. To date, between […]

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Discount School Supply Recalls Sorting Boards

Discount School Supply voluntarily recalled magnetic color sorting boards, working in cooperation with the CPSC, because there is a potential for the metal balls to be released which poses a choking hazard and internal injury risk associated with ingestion of the magnets […]

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IKEA Expands Recall of Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps

Lamps sold exclusively by IKEA, in the US and Canada, have been recalled due to a strangulation hazard posed by the electrical cord that hangs from the wall-mounted lamps, intended for children. This recall is a re-announcement stemming from a […]

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PetSmart Recalls Fish Bowls

PetSmart, working in conjunction with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), issued a voluntary recall of glass fish bowls because they have the potential to break, shatter or crack during normal handling which poses an injury hazard to consumers. […]

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Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD

Remington has issued a voluntary recall of electric leaf blowers, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), because the impeller can break and strike the user during use, posing an injury hazard. To this date, there has […]