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The tips of the 8- inch slicing knife and/or the 8-inch bread knife can protrude through the bottom slot row on the wooden block holder, posing a laceration hazard. Calphalon has received one report of a cut finger injury.

Calphalon recalls cutlery knife block sets due to laceration hazard

The tips of the 8- inch slicing knife and/or the 8-inch bread knife can protrude through the bottom slot row on the wooden block holder, posing a laceration hazard. Calphalon has received one report of a cut finger injury.

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CPSC has received reports of five deaths and 16 near strangulations, since 2006, in Roman shades and three deaths, since 2001, in roll-up blinds. Strangulations in Roman shades can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.

Millions of Roman shades and blinds recalled due to strangulation hazards

CPSC has received reports of five deaths and 16 near strangulations, since 2006, in Roman shades and three deaths, since 2001, in roll-up blinds. Strangulations in Roman shades can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls […]

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The drip pan on the grill does not allow for adequate drainage, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received 11 reports of fires resulting from inadequate drainage. No injuries reported.

JCPenney recalls Cooks Outdoor BBQ Grills due to fire hazard

The drip pan on the grill does not allow for adequate drainage, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received 11 reports of fires resulting from inadequate drainage. No injuries reported.

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The power cords on the PTACs can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard. Goodman has received eleven reports of smoke or fire associated with the PTAC’s power cords. No injuries have been reported.

Goodman Company reannounces recall of air conditioner/heat pump units due to fire hazard

The power cords on the PTACs can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard. Goodman has received eleven reports of smoke or fire associated with the PTAC’s power cords. No injuries have been reported.

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The bottom plastic cover on the recharging base of the portable nightlight can break, exposing internal electrical components. This poses an electric shock hazard to consumers. The firm has received three reports of the bottom of the recharging base breaking and consumers touching internal electrical components that resulted in minor electric shocks.

Osram Sylvania recalls portable nightlights due to electric shock hazard

The bottom plastic cover on the recharging base of the portable nightlight can break, exposing internal electrical components. This poses an electric shock hazard to consumers. The firm has received three reports of the bottom of the recharging base breaking and consumers touching internal electrical components that resulted in minor electric shocks.

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The toy truck’s surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. This recall involves “Super Rig Transport” toy truck with trailer and vehicles. The truck and trailer are multi-colored, holding two vehicles and two action figures. “Super Rigs Play Set” is labeled on the outside of the packaging. The box back has a bar code square with Item No. 67007, Made in China and Bar Code 6-98567-67007-3. The bottom of the trailer has an engraved code 45TNGO9.

Toy trucks recalled by variety wholesalers due to violation of lead paint standard

The toy truck’s surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. This recall involves “Super Rig Transport” toy truck with trailer and vehicles. The truck and trailer are multi-colored, holding two vehicles and two action figures. “Super Rigs Play Set” is labeled on the outside of the packaging. The box […]

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The settlement resolves CPSC staff allegations that Excelligence imported more than 33,000 units of children’s products that contained lead paint above the 0.06 percent legal limit at different intervals between August 2000 and August 2007. In 1978, a federal ban was put in place which prohibited toys and other children’s articles from having more than 0.06 percent lead (by weight) in paints or surface coatings.

Excelligence Learning Corp. to pay $25,000 civil penalty due to violation of lead paint ban

The settlement resolves CPSC staff allegations that Excelligence imported more than 33,000 units of children’s products that contained lead paint above the 0.06 percent legal limit at different intervals between August 2000 and August 2007. In 1978, a federal ban was put in place which prohibited toys and other children’s articles from having more than […]

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The cribs have cut-outs in the end panels that can allow young children to get their heads entrapped, which can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers. CPSC is aware of the death of a one-year old girl whose head and neck became entrapped in the headboard cut-out of the “Betsy” style crib in 2003 in Mississippi, following the 2001 recall. No additional incidents or injuries have been reported.

Recall of cribs due to entrapment and strangulation hazards

The cribs have cut-outs in the end panels that can allow young children to get their heads entrapped, which can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers. CPSC is aware of the death of a one-year old girl whose head and neck became entrapped in the headboard cut-out of the “Betsy” style crib in […]

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The dynamic power steering can fail, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control. This poses a risk of injury or death to riders. The firm has received one incident report with no injury no material damages.

BRP recalls All Terrain Vehicles due to loss of steering control

The dynamic power steering can fail, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control. This poses a risk of injury or death to riders. The firm has received one incident report with no injury no material damages.

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The blade assemblies of the blenders may come apart or break, posing a laceration risk. Haier America has received approximately 60 reports of blade assemblies coming apart or breaking. One consumer reported receiving a minor cut to his hand.

Blenders recalled by Haier America due to laceration hazard

The blade assemblies of the blenders may come apart or break, posing a laceration risk. Haier America has received approximately 60 reports of blade assemblies coming apart or breaking. One consumer reported receiving a minor cut to his hand.

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Name of Product: Children’s Metal Pendants

Units: About 1,500 (an additional 1,500 pendants were previously recalled in September 2009)

Importer/Distributor/Retailer: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled children’s pendants contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Team Work Trading expands recall of children’s metal pendants due to risk of lead exposure

Name of Product: Children’s Metal Pendants Units: About 1,500 (an additional 1,500 pendants were previously recalled in September 2009) Importer/Distributor/Retailer: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. Hazard: The recalled children’s pendants contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that Toyota has identified a vehicle-based remedy to fix a sudden acceleration safety issue involving floor mats trapping accelerator pedals in various Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota announced the recall of these vehicles in early October and said it would soon develop a vehicle-based remedy to reduce the risk of a crash due to accelerator pedal entrapment.

Toyota and Lexus vehicles recalled for stuck accelerator hazard

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that Toyota has identified a vehicle-based remedy to fix a sudden acceleration safety issue involving floor mats trapping accelerator pedals in various Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota announced the recall of these vehicles in early October and said it would soon develop a vehicle-based remedy to reduce […]

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This recall involves girl’s velour hooded sweatshirts with a zip front. The sweatshirts were sold as a part of a 2-piece set. “Major Diva” is printed on the front of the sweatshirts. The tag on the inside of the sweatshirts reads, “2b REAL.” The sweatshirts were sold in hot pink, light pink, ivory and khaki, and in sizes 4, 5/6 and 6X.

Children’s hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings recalled by Allura Imports due to strangulation hazard

This recall involves girl’s velour hooded sweatshirts with a zip front. The sweatshirts were sold as a part of a 2-piece set. “Major Diva” is printed on the front of the sweatshirts. The tag on the inside of the sweatshirts reads, “2b REAL.” The sweatshirts were sold in hot pink, light pink, ivory and khaki, […]

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The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hoods, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) (which were incorporated in to an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.

Boy’s warm-up sets recalled by Fashion Options due to strangulation hazard

The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hoods, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) (which were incorporated in to an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.

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