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Household Recalls

Dyson Recalls Bladeless Portable Electric Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

April 1, 2014

The heaters can develop an electrical short and overheat, posing a fire hazard to the consumer. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are [...]

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SATCO Products Recalls KolourOne LED Light Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury

March 26, 2014

The metal housing/lens assembly can separate from the bulb’s base and fall. This poses a risk of injury from impact to bystanders. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about [...]

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Centex Homes Recalls Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard

March 25, 2014

This recall involves Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. SolarSave panels replace conventional roof tiles and provide solar power to the building. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes [...]

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Ace Hardware Recalls LED Clamp Light Due to Shock and Fire Hazard

March 25, 2014

The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press [...]

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard

March 20, 2014

An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy’s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do [...]

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TJX Recalls Autumn 2013 Gardeners Eden Light-Up Decorations Due to Fire Hazard; Sold exclusively at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Stores

March 13, 2014

Exposed wiring near the battery box can lead to a short circuit, posing a fire hazard This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are [...]

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The Conran Shop Recalls Pondicherry Dining Tables Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard (Recall Alert)

March 13, 2014

The lacquer paint on the furniture can contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to [...]

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Therapedic of New England Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard; Sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club (Recall Alert)

March 11, 2014

The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do [...]

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Design Ideas Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion

March 6, 2014

The small magnets can easily detach from the product. If swallowed, magnets can link together inside a child’s intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission [...]

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Air Movers Recalled by Packaging Tape Inc. Due to Fire Hazard

March 6, 2014

The air mover/blower’s thermal switch can fail and cause the motor to overheat, posing a fire hazard. This is a summary of a recall issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you [...]

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