Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bugaboo Recalls Cameleon3 Strollers UPDATE!

In January of this year Bugaboo International recalled more than 50,000 of its Cameleon and Donkey strollers in the United States and Canada because their handles can detach and potentially cause an injury to a child. Now Bugaboo faces the … Continue reading

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Framingham Pharmacy’s Mold-Contaminated Painkillers: Death Toll on the Rise

Deaths and illnesses linked to the fungal meningitis and abscess outbreak blamed on a Framingham compounding pharmacy could continue to rise for the next six months — a full year after the last environmentally poisoned drugs were administered — a … Continue reading

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Egg Shaker Instrument Recall

West Music announced the recall of its Basic Beat BB201 standard egg shaker instruments.   The end piece is glued to the top and can come off, posing a choking or aspiration hazard. The recall affects approximately 6,000 shakers that were … Continue reading

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Spacelabs Anesthesia Workstations and Service Kits: Class 1 Recall – Defect in CAS I/II Absorbers

Spacelabs Anesthesia Workstations and Service Kits: Class 1 Recall – Defect in CAS I/II Absorbers There is a defect in CAS I/II Absorbers in the Spacelabs Anesthesia Workstations and Service Kits that may cause a condition leading to an increase … Continue reading

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PT Domusindo Perdana Recalls Drop Side Crib due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards; Sold Exclusively at JC Penney

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall for about 73 thousand baby cribs made by PT Domusindo Perdana of Indonesia and sold at J.C. Penney.com and the JCPenney catalog between January 1998 and December 2008. The cribs’ … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Hospitals get Advisory Letter: Massachusetts Issues Caution About Robotic Surgery

In Massachusetts, the state advised that hospitals pay attention to whether direct-to-patient marketing changes how they select patients, given that such advertising has led patients to seek out certain procedures from their doctors. Hospitals were also cautioned to make sure … Continue reading

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10 Year old Killed by Alabama Airport Sign Collapse

Luke Bresette was fatally injured last weekend, a display sign weighing an estimated 300-400 pounds peeled away from the wall at a newly-renovated airport, falling on Luke, his mother Heather Bresette, and brothers Sam, 8, and Tyler, 5. His three … Continue reading

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CPSC Warn of Poison Dangers with Liquid Laundry Packets

On Wednesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning about the use of single load liquid laundry detergent packets. Though convenient and considered less messy than regular powder or liquid detergent, single use packets are accounting for a … Continue reading

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Its National Poison Prevention Week 2013!

Swartz and Swartz Attorneys at Law, along with other government and private organizations, is recognizing National Poison Prevention Week. When NPPW was launched more than 50 years ago, about 400 children a year died from unintentional poisoning. The most common … Continue reading

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Yuba Mundo Cargo Bike Recalled due to Injury Hazard

Sausalito, California-based Yuba Bicycles is recalling about 1,000 Mundo brand cargo bikes because passengers’ feet can get caught in the rear wheel. The company and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging owners to stop using the bicycle … Continue reading

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