“CPSC “Fireworks Safety”

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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.        

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

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

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

Big Lots Recalls 70,500 Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2012 Release #12-200 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 244-5687 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Big Lots Recalls Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Big Lots Recalls 70,500 Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 05/29/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Albany firefighters want parents to stress fire safety - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012

Five Retailers Agree to Stop Sale and Recall 300,000 Tots in Mind Crib Tents Due to Strangulation and Entrapment Hazard

One Death and Serious Brain Injury Reported WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and five retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to provide refunds to consumers who own crib tents and play yard tents made by Tots in Mind, Inc. CPSC is warning parents and caregivers who own these products that … Continue reading Five Retailers Agree to Stop Sale and Recall 300,000 Tots in Mind Crib Tents Due to Strangulation and Entrapment Hazard

46,000 – 4 Different Models of Bassinets Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2012 Release #12-173 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 624-1908 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 a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products … Continue reading 46,000 – 4 Different Models of Bassinets Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Fall Hazard

92,000 Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Limited Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2012 Release #12-172 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 370-2131 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 965-0565 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 a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers … Continue reading 92,000 Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Limited Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

89,000 STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2012 Release #12-152 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 867-9624 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in … Continue reading 89,000 STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Viking Range Recalls 2,000 Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard – 21 Incidents Reported

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2012 Release #12-147 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 241-7239 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Viking Range Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard 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 … Continue reading Viking Range Recalls 2,000 Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard – 21 Incidents Reported

900,000 Safety 1st “Child Safety” Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2012 Release #12-136 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 762-3212 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Safety 1st Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure; Children Can Gain Unintended Access to Dangerous Items WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named … Continue reading 900,000 Safety 1st “Child Safety” Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure