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Nov 25, 2014, 12:00 ET

"Vigile el sartén": proteja a su familia de un incendio en la cocina y de intoxicación por alimentos este Día de Acción de Gracias

¿Necesita una receta para la cena perfecta de Acción de Gracias (Thanksgiving, por su nombre en inglés)? Empiece bien su cena del...

Nov 25, 2014, 11:59 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Stand by Your Pan: Protect Your Family from Cooking Fires and Food Poisoning this Thanksgiving Holiday

Need a recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving meal?  Start your  holiday meal off right with an ounce of fire prevention and add a pound of...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Goal Zero Recalls Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Goal Zero Sherpa brand 50 and 120 rechargeable battery packs Hazard: The battery packs can overcharge,...

Nov 20, 2014, 15:30 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION)

CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with...

Nov 20, 2014, 15:00 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the...

Nov 20, 2014, 14:32 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Leatherman Recalls Children's Multi-Tool Due to Laceration Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Leatherman® Leap™ multi-tool Hazard: The lock mechanism on the optional knife blade can inadvertently...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:38 ET

Cooperación Norteamericana amplía esfuerzos a favor de la seguridad del juguete en esta temporada de compras por fin de año

La Comisión de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de EE.UU. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC), Health Canada y la...

Nov 20, 2014, 10:10 ET
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North American Collaboration Expands Toy Safety Efforts This Holiday Shopping Season

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and the Consumer Protection Agency of the United Mexican States...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:36 ET

Graco retira del mercado 11 modelos de cochecitos para bebé debido a riesgo de amputación de yema del dedo

WASHINGTON, 20 de noviembre de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO Resumen...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:30 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate Model Strollers...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:40 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Hoppe's Recalls Semi-Auto Bore Cleaner Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

Recall Summary: Name of Product: Hoppe's Semi-Auto Gun Bore Cleaner Hazard: Bottles have a child-resistant cap that can become loose....

Nov 19, 2014, 13:15 ET

Mohawk retira del mercado tapetes debido a riesgo de incendio; se vendieron exclusivamente en The Home Depot

WASHINGTON, 19 de noviembre 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO Resumen del...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:15 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Mohawk Recalls Rugs Due To Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at The Home Depot

Recall Summary Name of product: Altitude Gold shag rugs Hazard: The large rugs fail to meet federal standards for flammability and could...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:10 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Two-Tone Power Bank charger Hazard: When unit is being charged or being used to charge another device, it...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:10 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Olympus Recalls Digital Audio Recorders Due to Burn Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Olympus DS-5500 digital audio recorders Hazard: The recalled recorders can overheat when charging, posing a...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Black Diamond Equipment Recalls Whippet Ski Poles Due to Risk of Injury

Recall Summary Name of Product: Ski poles Hazard: The stainless steel pick in the handgrip can break and fail to slow or stop users from sliding...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:32 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html . Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov .

CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

Recall Summary Name of Product: DD brand candles Hazard: The candles' high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard....

Nov 13, 2014, 11:00 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html . Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov .

Tankless Water Heaters Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Manufactured by Daesung Celtic Enersys; Distributed Exclusively by Challenger Supply Holdings

Recall Summary Name of product: Tankless gas water heaters Hazard: The water heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Remedy: Consumers...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Venmar Ventilation Expands Recall of Air Exchangers Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Air exchangers  Hazard: The motor in the air exchangers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to...

Nov 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Ventamatic Recalls Cool Draft Misting Fans Due to Risk of Fire and Electric Shock

Recall Summary Name of Product: Cool Draft Misting Fans Hazard: The fan's wiring is not properly grounded, posing electric shock and fire...