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Nov 16, 2018, 15:05 ET ¡A disfrutar un festín con seguridad en el Día de Acción de Gracias!

El Día de Acción de Gracias es un día de gratitud, familia, amigos y, por supuesto, ¡comida! La seguridad en la cocina es importante, en especial el...


Nov 16, 2018, 14:31 ET La CPSC amplía los esfuerzos de colaboración en la seguridad de los juguetes con minoristas, industria de juguetes y la organización Safe Kids; importantes recomendaciones de seguridad de los juguetes para los consumidores en esta temporada de fiestas

La Comisión de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de EE.UU. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC), Retail Industry Leaders Association...


Nov 15, 2018, 12:08 ET Gobble Up Safety On Thanksgiving Day!

Share CPSC's downloadable Cooking Safety video and poster, and turkey fryer fire demo video: https://bit.ly/2RXR91i Thanksgiving is a day of...


Nov 14, 2018, 16:28 ET CPSC Expands Toy Safety Collaboration Efforts with Retail, Toy Industries & Safe Kids; Top Toy Safety Tips for Shoppers This Holiday Season

Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), Safe Kids Worldwide, and The Toy Association...


Nov 08, 2018, 11:31 ET A.O. Smith Recalls Ultra-Low NOx Water Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/A-O-Smith-Recalls-Ultra-Low-NOx-Water-Heaters-Due-to-Fire-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Ultra-Low NOx...


Nov 08, 2018, 11:30 ET Lifetone Technology Recalls Bedside Fire Alarm and Clocks Due to Failure to Fully Alert Consumers to a Fire

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Lifetone-Technology-Recalls-Bedside-Fire-Alarm-and-Clocks-Due-to-Failure-to-Fully-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire Recall...


Nov 08, 2018, 11:25 ET Robot Reboot: CPSC Launches Upgraded Regulatory Robot Tool to Help Small Business Community

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has launched a new and improved Regulatory Robot tool to help small businesses become familiar...


Nov 01, 2018, 14:13 ET Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Black-and-Decker-Recalls-Hammer-Drills-Due-to-Injury-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Black & Decker,...


Nov 01, 2018, 10:51 ET Es hora. Cambie las baterías de sus alarmas detectoras de humo y monóxido de carbono

El horario de verano termina a las 2:00am del domingo 4 de noviembre de 2018 hora del este; y los consumidores retrasarán sus relojes una hora. Ante...


Oct 30, 2018, 16:58 ET It's Time. Change Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Batteries

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 2:00 a.m., and that's when consumers will turn their clocks back one hour. As the season...


Oct 29, 2018, 14:55 ET Consejos de seguridad para un Halloween DIY - Hágalo usted mismo

¡La temporada de Halloween puede ser una de las más divertidas del año! Podemos salir a pedir caramelos a cambio de no hacer travesuras, organizar...


Oct 25, 2018, 15:10 ET i play Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Infant rattles Hazard: Pieces of the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Remedy: Refund Consumers...


Oct 25, 2018, 14:29 ET Haier America Recalls Top-Mount Refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Haier-America-Recalls-Top-Mount-Refrigerators-Due-to-Fire-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Haier Top-Mount...


Oct 25, 2018, 14:05 ET CB2 Recalls Pendant Lights Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Recall Summary Name of Product: Pendant lights Hazard: The insulation on the electrical wiring can come loose, posing fire and shock hazards. Remedy: ...


Oct 25, 2018, 13:26 ET Waupaca Elevator Recalls to Inspect Elevators Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Summary Name of Product: Residential elevators Hazard: The elevator cab can fall unexpectedly to the bottom of the elevator shaft and abruptly ...


Oct 25, 2018, 11:44 ET Shimano Recalls Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/shimano-recalls-bicycle-helmets-due-to-risk-of-head-injury Recall Summary Name of Product: Lazer bicycle helmets...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:05 ET Pacific Cycle Recalls Adult Men's Mountain Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Pacific-Cycle-Recalls-Adult-Mens-Mountain-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: 2018 Schwinn...


Oct 23, 2018, 10:21 ET Safety Tips for a DIY Halloween

https://onsafety.cpsc.gov/blog/2018/10/22/safety-tips-for-a-diy-halloween/ Halloween can be one of the most fun times of the year! There's trick or...


Oct 22, 2018, 13:42 ET Mes Nacional de la Seguridad en Recubrimientos para Ventanas 2018 - ¿Tiene niños? ¡Elimine los cordones!

Blog e imágenes: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov/es/ El mensaje es claro: ¿Tiene niños? ¡Elimine los cordones! Los cordones de cortinas y persianas...


Oct 18, 2018, 12:19 ET Flushmate® Recalls Flushmate II 501-B Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Flushmate-Recalls-Flushmate-II-501B-PressureAssisted-Flushing-Systems-Due-to-Impact-and-Laceration-Hazards Recall...


Oct 18, 2018, 07:30 ET Flushmate® retira del mercado sistemas de descarga a presión para inodoros Flushmate II 501-B debido a riesgos de impacto y laceración

Para fotos de este producto: www.SeguridadConsumidor.gov Resumen del retiro del mercado Nombre del producto: Sistemas de descarga a presión para...


Oct 11, 2018, 15:11 ET Cooper Lighting Recalls Solar/Battery Powered Light Fixtures Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Cooper-Lighting-Recalls-SolarBattery-Powered-Light-Fixtures-Due-to-Fire-Hazard U.S. Consumer Product Safety...


Oct 11, 2018, 11:56 ET Recomendaciones de supervivencia de la CPSC tras el paso del huracán Michael

El poderoso huracán Michael, una tormenta tropical ahora, deja una estela de destrucción en su paso por Florida y otros lugares, incluyendo...


Oct 11, 2018, 11:22 ET CPSC Survival Tips for After Hurricane Michael

Powerful Hurricane Michael, now a tropical storm, leaves a path of destruction in Florida and elsewhere, including flooding and downed power lines....


Oct 05, 2018, 10:54 ET Costco Agrees to $3.85 Million Civil Penalty, Compliance Program for Failure to Report Defective Trash Cans

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2019/costco-agrees-to-385-million-civil-penalty-compliance-program-for-failure-to-report The U.S....