Monthly Archives: February 2013

More February Recalls! BouncePro 14′ Trampoline Net

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of Sportspower BouncePro 14′ Trampolines because the netting surrounding the trampolines can break. As a result, children using the trampoline can fall off onto the ground resulting in serious injury. … Continue reading

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Update: CATO UNBOUND

We’re still talking about safety! Check out the update here and discover how a concerned citizen thinks.

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Dynacraft Recalls City Motor Scooters

Dynacraft has announced a recall of about 5,200 of its Hello Kitty City Scooters and 5,500 Monster High City Motor Scooters. Both models of scooters can accelerate unexpectedly, causing a rider to lose control and fall. The company has received … Continue reading

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Cramer Recalls Step Stool due to Fall Hazard

Manufacturer, Cramer LLC, has recalled its Task*It 1-UP folding step stools due to a fall hazard caused by the step stool cracking or breaking and thus collapsing. The step stool, manufactured in China, is plastic, has two inward folding legs … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Kansas City Gas Explosion

An employee of a subcontractor laying fiber optic cable reportedly hit a 2-inch gas line with an underground boring machine about an hour before an explosion killed one person at a popular restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri. Authorities do not … Continue reading

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Kansas City Gas Explosion

    Cadaver dogs searched through the smoldering rubble of a Kansas City, Missouri restaurant after a gas explosion sparked a massive blaze Tuesday evening in an upscale shopping district. More than a dozen people were injured in the blast … Continue reading

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Purr-Fection Stuffed Animals with Flashlights Recalled by MJC Due to Laceration Hazard

Purr-Fection by MJC has announced a recall of about 7,200 Beamerzzz stuffed animals with flashlights in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Flashlight wires can protrude through the stuffed toy, potentially cutting and wounding a child. The recalled … Continue reading

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Check out what attorney James Swartz has to say on CATO UNBOUND

Each month, Cato Unbound presents an essay on a big-picture topic by one of the world’s leading thinkers. The ideas in that essay will then be tested by the comments and criticism of equally eminent thinkers, each of whom will … Continue reading

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Mutsy USA Recalls EVO Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

  The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Mutsy USA announced a recall of EVO strollers due to a strangulation risk. The concern is that young children could slip between the grab bar and the seat bottom, leading to neck … Continue reading

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Play Yard Sheets Recalled due to Suffocation Hazard

4moms is recalling about 1,440 play yard sheets because they are too small for the play yards. The recalled play yard sheets are cream-colored, cotton jersey fabric. They were sold as an accessory to the 4moms breeze play yard. As … Continue reading

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