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Country Life Recalls Target-Mins Iron Supplement Bottles Due to Lack of Child-Resistant Packaging

This recall involves Country Life Target-Mins 25 mg iron supplements bottles. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words … Continue reading

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Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards

These metal halide lamps have internal wiring which can arc, causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards. The recalled items are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal halide lamps. They … Continue reading

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IKEA Recalls LYDA Jumbo Coffee and Tea Cups Due To a Burn Hazard

This recall involves 220,000 (worldwide) of IKEA’s LYDA jumbo coffee and tea cups. The cups can break when hot liquid is poured into them, posing a burn hazard. There have been 20 incidents reported worldwide, including 10 scalding injuries. The … Continue reading

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President of LM Import-Export Sentenced Prison and Fined for Importing Banned Children’s Products

Florida Federal District Court Judge Kathleen M. Williams issued a significant sentenced Hung Lam, President of LM Import-Export Inc., to 22 months incarceration in federal prison, three years of supervised release and a $10,000 fine for pleading guilty to conspiracy … Continue reading

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Crib Bumpers Recalled Due To Entanglement Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled the Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Bumpers manufactured from April 2009 through July 2012. The manufacturer has received two reports of the decorative stitching coming loose and entangling children, including reports of … Continue reading

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Framingham pharmacy may be source of fungal meningitis outbreak blamed for 4 deaths

Massachusetts and federal health officials have reportedly identified a Framingham pharmacy as the source of injectable steroids that may have infected more than 25 people, four fatally, with a rare form of fungal meningitis. The pharmacy, New England Compounding Center, … Continue reading

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Big Lots Recalls Garden Swings Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Big Lots (Columbus, Ohio) is voluntarily recalling approximately 6,900 Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings. These swings were sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from March 2012 through June 2012 for … Continue reading

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Strangulation Death of Two-year-old Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled about 139,000 vertical and 315,000 horizontal blinds. In 2009, a 2-year-old girl from Commerce Township, Mich. reportedly strangled in the loop of a vertical blind cord that was not attached to the … Continue reading

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Trampolines Recalled by Panline USA

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reported that Panline USA is recalling about 8,000 units of their Little Jumpers Trampoline. The toy is being recalled due to a fall hazard that can be caused by the handle bar breaking … Continue reading

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Discovery Kids Lamps Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Roughly 300,000 Discovery Kids  Animated Marine and Safari Lamps were recalled due to fire and burn hazards. The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to … Continue reading

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