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Build-A-Bear Recalls Stuffed Animal Toy Due to Choking Hazard

  A recall has been issued for more than 25,000 Sulley character stuffed animal sold at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online. The stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Sulley is a furry blue creature … Continue reading

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New Effort in Boston To Enhance Bicycle Safety With Helmet Rental Program

Biking in Boston, like many cities across the country, has become more popular during the last couple of years, as consumers use bikes more often for commuting, as well as in competitions, in charity rides, and for pleasure. Also, Boston … Continue reading

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Toysmith Recalls Toy Light-Up Frogs and Ducks Due to Choking Hazard

This recall includes about 30,000 light-up soft plastic toy frogs and ducks. The toys light up when the sensors on the bottom of the product are touched or placed in water.  The frog comes in green and the ducks come … Continue reading

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Kids II Inc. Recalls Baby Einstein Activity Jumpers Due to Impact Hazard

Units: About 400,000 and 8,500 in Canada Description: This recall includes more than 408,000 Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumpers with model number 90564, mostly sold in the United States, though some were sold in Canada as well. There is … Continue reading

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Propane Explosion Kills Man in Yarmouth, Maine

A Yarmouth, Maine man was killed and at least a dozen of his neighbors were displaced by an explosion Tuesday, June 25th that destroyed or damaged homes. The effects of the blast were felt miles away. Police and fire officials … Continue reading

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Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners Recalled by Baby Matters LLC After Five Infant Deaths

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baby Matters LLC of Berwyn, Pa., announced the recall of all models of its Nap Nanny and Nap Nanny Chill infant recliners and covers. This recall is announced as part … Continue reading

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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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DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers have been advised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to immediately stop using DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices. The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s air flow, posing a drowning hazard. This recall involves DiveAlert … Continue reading

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