News from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages

Latest

Sep 19, 2018, 09:30 ET Latest Pool Safely Statistics: At Least 148 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools and Spas this Summer

From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018*, at least 148 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to media...


Sep 14, 2018, 16:39 ET CPSC Survival Tips for After Hurricane Florence

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2018/CPSC-Survival-Tips-for-After-Hurricane-Florence Hundreds of thousands of consumers have already lost ...


Sep 14, 2018, 10:58 ET La CPSC exhorta a los consumidores a tomar precauciones tras el paso del huracán Florence

La Comisión de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de EE.UU. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commmission, CPSC) está alertando a los consumidores...


Sep 13, 2018, 16:07 ET CPSC Warns Consumers in Hurricane Florence's Path to Take Precautions

Hurricane Florence is forecast to make a direct and dangerous hit to the Carolinas and then move on to surrounding states. The U.S. Consumer Product...


Sep 11, 2018, 14:01 ET Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens Recalled by Prizer-Painter Stove Works Due to Burn Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Gas-Ranges-and-Wall-Ovens-Recalled-by-PrizerPainter-Stove-Works-Due-to-Burn-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Sep 11, 2018, 12:48 ET Cost Plus World Market Recalls Daybeds Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Cost-Plus-World-Market-Recalls-Daybeds-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Mattres-Flammability-Standard Recall Summary...


Sep 11, 2018, 12:24 ET Jimco Recalls Bistro Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Jimco-Recalls-Bistro-Chairs-Due-to-Fall-Hazard# Recall Summary Name of Product: Bistro chairs Hazard: The chair's...


Sep 11, 2018, 11:57 ET Emerson Tool Company Recalls RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Emerson-Tool-Company-Recalls-RIDGID-Wet-Dry-Vacuums-Due-to-Shock-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Home-Depot Recall...


Sep 11, 2018, 09:57 ET Alerta de seguridad de la CPSC: cómo sobrevivir al huracán Florence

El huracán Florence se está intensificando rápidamente mientras avanza directa y peligrosamente hacia la costa este de Estados Unidos, según el...


Sep 10, 2018, 14:56 ET CPSC Safety Alert: Surviving Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Florence is rapidly intensifying and could make a direct and dangerous hit anywhere from the Carolinas...


Sep 10, 2018, 11:02 ET ¡Mantenme seguro! Lo que necesita saber en este Mes de la Seguridad del Bebé 2018

Si su bebé pudiera hablar, ¿qué diría? Quizá "mantenme calientito", "consiénteme", "dame de comer y cámbiame" o "¡MANTENME SEGURO!" Todo gira en...


Sep 05, 2018, 16:27 ET Hawthorne Hydroponics Recalls Humidifiers Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Recall Summary Name of Product: Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers Hazard: The humidifiers can overheat while in use, posing fire and...


Sep 05, 2018, 13:58 ET Keep Me Safe! CPSC Provides Tips for Baby Safety Month

If your baby could talk - -what would she/he say? Perhaps, "keep me warm and cuddly," "feed me, and change me" or "KEEP ME SAFE!" The U.S. Consumer...


Sep 05, 2018, 11:36 ET Rust-Oleum Recalls Countertop Coating Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Rust-Oleum-Recalls-Countertop-Coating-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Lead-Paint-Ban Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Sep 04, 2018, 17:37 ET CPSC Safety Alert: Surviving the Storm

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Gordon may become the first hurricane to hit the continental United States this season as it gathers strength in the...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:59 ET PetSmart Recalls Strip Lights for Reptile Cages Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/PetSmart-Recalls-Strip-Lights-for-Reptile-Cages-Due-to-Fire-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Reptile strip...


Aug 30, 2018, 11:45 ET CPSC Encourages Families to Get Smart About Safety as Kids Head Back to School

Reading, writing, math, and so much more to learn, it's back to school time! As kids get back to the books, school sports and other fun activities,...


Aug 30, 2018, 10:53 ET Póngase listo sobre la seguridad en este regreso a clases

Lectura, escritura, matemáticas y mucho más que aprender, ¡llegó la hora de regresar a clases! Mientras los niños regresan a los libros, los deportes ...


Aug 30, 2018, 10:26 ET Cybex Recalls Weight-Lifting Equipment Due to Serious Injury Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Cybex-Recalls-WeightLifting-Equipment-Due-to-Serious-Injury-Hazards Recall Summary Name of Product: Cybex Smith...


Aug 25, 2018, 12:30 ET CPSC's Pool Safely And The Michael Phelps Foundation Honor A Decade Of Water Safety

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign and the Michael Phelps Foundation today honored the 10th anniversary of the ...


Aug 24, 2018, 16:22 ET CPSC Survival Tips for AFTER the Storm: Keep your Family Safe and Avoid Deadly Dangers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers of the deadly dangers after Hurricane Lane and offers some lifesaving...


Aug 23, 2018, 12:48 ET Manhattan Toy Recalls Toy Planes Due to Choking Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Manhattan-Toy-Recalls-Toy-Planes-Due-to-Choking-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Pull-Back Speedy Jets...


Aug 23, 2018, 11:16 ET American Landmaster Recalls Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/American-Landmaster-Recalls-OffRoad-Utility-Vehicles-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Aug 22, 2018, 14:02 ET Vornado Air Reannounces Recall of Electric Space Heaters Following Report of Death; Fire and Burn Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Vornado-Air-Reannounces-Recall-of-Electric-Space-Heaters-Following-Report-of-Death-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards Recall...


Aug 22, 2018, 10:46 ET Vornado Air vuelve a anunciar retiro del mercado de calefactores ambientales eléctricos tras informe de muerte; riesgos de incendio y quemaduras

Para fotos de este producto: www.SeguridadConsumidor.gov Resumen del retiro del mercado Nombre del producto: Calefactores ambientales eléctricos...