“CPSC “Fireworks Safety”

If your state allows use of fireworks, please be safe and read what's at risk if you aren't careful. Be Safe and have a great Independance Day!

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CPSC “Fireworks Safety 2014”

We have an updated version of our Fireworks Injuries infographic. The risks are the same. The only change is in the numbers.        

Change Batteries in Smoke and CO Alarms When Moving Clocks One Hour Forward! (Daylight Savings Time!)

MANY People Don't Do This! Don't Be a Statistic! Change Those Batteries!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 … Continue reading Change Batteries in Smoke and CO Alarms When Moving Clocks One Hour Forward! (Daylight Savings Time!)

U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Gas-fired hot water boilers Hazard: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit … Continue reading U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Tragic Tally: More Than 200 Reported Child Drownings In Pools and Spas This Summer

From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013, at least 202 children between the ages of 1 and 14 drowned in a swimming pool or spa in the United States, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation. Of those, 143 of the victims were children younger than age 5. The latest media-reported figures … Continue reading Tragic Tally: More Than 200 Reported Child Drownings In Pools and Spas This Summer

CPSC & OSHA Fireworks Safety Tips & Some “Things Not to Do” – Be Safe, If Fireworks are Legal in Your State!

CPSC Fireworks Safety   New CPSC Data Shows 60% of All Fireworks Injuries Occur Around July 4th; Firecrackers, Aerials, Homemade Explosives Cause Most Deaths, Injuries June 26, 2013 Release Number: 13-228 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today on the grounds of the National Mall, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued its annual report of deaths … Continue reading CPSC & OSHA Fireworks Safety Tips & Some “Things Not to Do” – Be Safe, If Fireworks are Legal in Your State!

The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2012 Release #13-066 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents of young children to anchor and stabilize their televisions, … Continue reading The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

Fu San Machinery Recalls 163,000 Low Lead Ball Valves Installed in Flammable Gas Lines Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2012 Release #13-064 Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 779-9200 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced … Continue reading Fu San Machinery Recalls 163,000 Low Lead Ball Valves Installed in Flammable Gas Lines Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 108,000 Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2012 Release #13-047 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 444-3353 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drill Due to Fire and Burn Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary … Continue reading Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 108,000 Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

LG Electronics Recalls 161,000 Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: LG Electric Ranges … Continue reading LG Electronics Recalls 161,000 Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2012 Release #12-273 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 506-4636 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Death of Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress Two-year-old strangles in cord WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Blind Xpress of … Continue reading Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2012 Release #12-253 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 383-7323 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

4 Million Baby Seats Recalled for Repair by Bumbo International Due to Fall Hazard

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2012 Release #12-247 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 898-4999 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Baby Seats Recalled for Repair by Bumbo International Due to Fall Hazard Consumers should order free repair kit WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the … Continue reading 4 Million Baby Seats Recalled for Repair by Bumbo International Due to Fall Hazard

GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2012 Release #12-244 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 918-8760 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: (888) 240-2749 GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer … Continue reading GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2012 Release #12-240 Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 400-4641 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Sears Recalls Kenmore® Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall … Continue reading Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Bel Air Lighting Recalls 99,700 Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2012 Release #12-198 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 770-7018 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bel Air Lighting Recalls Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today … Continue reading Bel Air Lighting Recalls 99,700 Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards