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Urgent Re-Announcement of Blair Recall of Women’s Chenille Robes Prompted by Six Reported Deaths Caused by Flammable Robes

On June 11, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Blair LLC, of Warren, Pa., re-announced the recall by Blair of 162,000 women's full length Chenille Robes. Since the recall was originally announced in April 2009, the manufacturer received reports of six deaths

By |2018-07-09T00:48:38+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs

On November 24, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States

By |2018-07-09T15:19:46+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Toyota Owners Advised of Two Separate Recalls Involving Pedal Defects – At Least Five Deaths Reported

On February 1, 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) informed owners of certain Toyota, Lexus and Pontiac Vibe vehicles about situations wherein the accelerator can get stuck or is slow to return under certain conditions. This was in response to reports of consumer

By |2018-07-09T15:25:11+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Infant Death Prompts Recall of 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs; Missing Safety Pegs Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment

On October 21, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) instituted a safety recall of 985,000 drop side cribs manufactured by Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York. Missing safety pegs can lead to an entrapment and suffocation risk for infants and toddlers.

By |2018-07-09T00:55:21+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Recall of 600,000 Drop Side Cribs by Delta Enterprise After Infant Death; Spring Peg Failure Causes Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), on October 21, 2008, announced the recall of 600,000 drop side cribs manufactured by Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. The crib’s drop side can detach when the spring peg is not engaged, which can cause entrapment

By |2018-07-09T00:52:54+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

CPSC Issues Recall of Millions of Window Shades Sold by Major Retailers due to Strangulation Risks and Deaths

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) issued a nationwide recall on August 26th, 2009 of about 5.5 million roll-up and “Roman” window shades sold by major retailers such as IKEA International AS, Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) and Target Corp. (TGT). The commission is concerned about

By |2018-07-09T15:33:57+00:00May 28th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Swartz & Swartz, P.C. Handles Kugel Mesh Litigation, as Concerns Continue Regarding the Recalled Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch, Linked to Fatalities and Numerous Injuries

An updated recall was issued by the FDA and the manufacturer, Davol, Inc., a subsidiary of C.R. Bard, Inc., on January 10, 2007 for the Kugel mesh hernia patch. The action came following reports linking it to several fatalities, and over 80 injuries and other

By |2018-07-08T19:56:05+00:00May 28th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments