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May 21, 2015, 14:00 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.

Viking Range Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Viking-Range-Recalls-Gas-Ranges  Recall Summary Name of Product: Gas ranges Hazard: The ranges'...

May 21, 2015, 13:00 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 Encourages State and Local Governments To Apply for Pool Safely Grants To Combat Drownings and Drain Entrapments

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing today a 90-day solicitation for grant applications for a special Pool Safely Grant...

May 21, 2015, 11:18 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, Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Water Safety Community Join Forces to Urge All Families to Pool Safely

 New statistics released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show that fatal and non-fatal child drownings in pools and...

May 21, 2015, 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.

OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/OXO-Recalls-Nest-Booster-Seats Recall Summary Name of Product: Nest Booster Seat Hazard: The stitching...

May 20, 2015, 17:44 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.

Update: Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015

Staying healthy and injury-free as we age is a goal we all share. But how do you do it?  Consider the facts: seniors have suffered...

May 20, 2015, 13:06 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.

Healthy Aging Summit Set for July 2015

 Staying healthy and injury-free as we age is a goal we all share. But how do you do it?  Consider the facts:  seniors have...

May 20, 2015, 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.

Hewitt Recalls Marine Winches Due to Injury Hazard

  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Hewitt-Recalls-Marine-Winches Recall Summary Name of Product: Chain driven winches Hazard: The top...

May 20, 2015, 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.

Valor Athletics Recalls Olympic Weight Bench due to Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Valor-Athletics-Recalls-Olympic-Weight-Bench Recall...

May 20, 2015, 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.

Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Ranges Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Sears

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Electrolux-Recalls-Kenmore-Elite-Ranges/     Recall Summary Name of Product: Sears Kenmore...

May 20, 2015, 08:00 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.

Kenmore Elite Ranges Recalled by Electrolux Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sears

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Kenmore-Elite-Ranges-Recalled-by-Electrolux/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Sears Kenmore Elite...

May 19, 2015, 13:00 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.

Precision Trading Recalls Espresso Makers Due to Risk of Burns

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Precision-Trading-Recalls-Espresso-Makers Recall Summary Name of Product: PREMIUM® Espresso...

May 19, 2015, 12:00 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.

Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Recalls Java Jacket Cup Sleeves Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Kaldis/Coffee/Roasting/Recalls/Java/Jacket/Cup/Sleeves Recall Summary Name of Product: Java Jacket...

May 19, 2015, 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.

Rocky Brands Recalls Rocky Rubber Snake Boots Due to Failure of Snake Guard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Rocky-Brands-Recalls-Rocky-Rubber-Snake-Boots Recall Summary Name of Product:  Hunting boots Hazard:...

May 18, 2015, 13:30 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.

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies Recalls to Repair Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard

www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/TenPoint-Crossbow-Technologies-Recalls-Crossbows Recall Summary Name of Product: TenPoint and Wicked Ridge...

May 15, 2015, 16:40 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.

Federal Judge Orders Zen Magnets to Stop Selling Dangerous Recalled Magnets

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction  against Zen Magnets, of Denver, Colo., ordering the firm to stop selling recalled and...

May 13, 2015, 14:46 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's carbon monoxide poster contest winners announced

Wow! This year's carbon monoxide poster contest received about 700 posters from middle school students. That's a record! Posters came from...

May 12, 2015, 11:30 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.

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...

May 12, 2015, 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.

Cost Plus World Market Recalls Twist Swivel Stools Due to Fall Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Cost-Plus-World-Market-Recalls-Twist-Swivel-Stools/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Twist Swivel...

May 12, 2015, 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.

IKEA Recalls Pressure-Mounted Safety Gates Due to Fall Hazard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Ikea-Recalls-Pressure-Mounted-Safety-Gates Recall Summary Name of Product: PATRULL KLÄMMA and...

May 12, 2015, 09:15 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.

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...