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K-State Today

October 4, 2011



Recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

By Steve Galitzer

News from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Recalls from the weeks ending Sept. 30.

Toy Keys with Remote Recalled by Battat Due to Choking Hazard.

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Cloud Engines Recalls Pogoplug Video File Sharing Device Due to Fire Hazard.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Recalls Love.Hugs.Peace Lapel Pins Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard.

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Target Recalls Step Stools with Storage Due to Fall Hazard.

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CVS Agrees to $45,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Drawstrings in Children's Jackets Drawstrings pose strangulation and entanglement hazards to children.

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CPSC Renews Memorandum of Understanding With Brazilian Government to Improve Product Safety.

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Umarex USA Recalls to Repair Browning 800 Mag Air Pistols; Pistols Can Fire Unexpectedly.

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Scoot 'n Zoom Children's Riding Toy Recalled by Radio Flyer Due to Fall Hazard.

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Target, Select Brands Recall Chefmate 6-Speed Blender Due to Laceration Hazard.

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CPSC Completes Final Studies to Help Affected Homeowners Remediate Problem Drywall.

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American Woodcrafters Recalls to Repair Wood Twin Bunk Beds and Loft Bunk Beds Due To Fall Hazard.

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U.S., Canada and Mexico Join Forces to Strengthen Consumer Product Safety Across North America.

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Little Tikes Expands Recall of Toy Workshop and Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard.

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LM Import & Export Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard.

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Anchor for Safety: TV and Furniture Tip-Over-Related Deaths and Injuries Not Slowing Down.

A child is killed once every two weeks, tens of thousands are injured every year. To download a 2-minute PSA in broadcast quality, including a demonstration of simulated tip-over incidents, visit https://rcpt.yousendit.com/1241071902/9180c88037a4e88c0a018ad49d916b83 (English) or https://rcpt.yousendit.com/1241073302/7d9984e13fe841f09bf2f620d5268257 (Spanish). Consumers can watch this PSA in English or Spanish.