Monthly Archives: June 2011

Women’s Dresses Recalled Due To Violation of Flammability Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of women’s dresses by Topson Downs, sold exclusively at Macy’s stores nationwide. The dress brand is Bar III, lined with a sheer rayon outer layer, with a “Mint Chili Combo” … Continue reading

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Boston College Graduate Student Injured in Lab Explosion

A Boston College doctoral student, identified as Hee Yeon Cho, suffered injuries in a chemical explosion in the lab where she was working.  On the morning of June 25, 2011 at about 10:25 a.m., a beaker containing thionyl chloride exploded … Continue reading

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Bunk Beds Recalled in Aftermath of Child’s Death

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Big Lots is issuing a recall of approximately 30,000 metal futon bunk beds. The hazard identified related to the potential for children to be entrapped behind the futon,  or in the … Continue reading

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American Girl Crafts Jewelry Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall by EKSuccess Brands and American Girl Crafts Pearly Beads & Ribbons Bracelets kits. These jewelry kits contain beads that have a surface coating with excessive levels of lead, which is … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Boy Dies in Escalator Accident at Auburn Mall

A 4-year-old Massachusetts boy died in an escalator accident at the Auburn Mall on March 11, 2011. His family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on his behalf in Worcester Superior Court. Mark DiBona was shopping with his family in … Continue reading

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