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

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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 due to the robes catching on fire. Five of the six victims were female, and all five were cooking at

Strollers Recalled Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

On November 9, 2009, approximately one million Maclaren USA Inc. strollers were recalled after 12 reports of children having their fingertips amputated by a hinge mechanism. The strollers were sold nationwide by retailers Target and Babies "R" Us. The recall includes nine models of single and double umbrella Maclaren strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), which announced the recall after an investigation.

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

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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 and 968,000 units distributed in Canada. Parents and caregivers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs. The cribs' drop-side plastic

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

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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 concern regarding two separate safety recalls Toyota announced  involving accelerator pedals.   Each recall has a different root cause – pedal

Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

On October 16, 2008, Playkids U.S.A. of Brooklyn, N.Y. recalled approximately 2,000 convertible cribs. The mesh on the sides of the crib can expand, resulting in a gap between the mattress and the side. An infant can slip into the opening, posing a suffocation and entrapment hazard. The government received a report of the death of a 5-month-old child on August 31, 2008 in New

Nearly 900,000 Bassinets Recalled

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to consumers on August 27, 2008 that certain bassinets should no longer be used due to a significant safety defect. Specifically, the convertible bassinet products, made by Simplicity, Inc. of Reading, Pennsylvania, contain metal bars that are covered by an adjustable fabric flap which is attached by velcro. An infant can suffocate by slipping

Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets After Strangulation Death of Child

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall in September, 2008 of about 190,000 folding soccer goals (under the names “MacGregor” and “Mercer”). These products were sold at Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware, and other retailers nationwide from 2002 through 2008. Consumers have been advised to stop using these products immediately, since they were sold with a hazard with the potential to cause serious harm, including

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

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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. The crib locks can disengage and detach when lowered below the peg hole when the safety pegs in the base

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

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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 and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers. If the spring pegs in the base of each leg of the crib

FDA Recalls Defective Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IAB) Catheters

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Teleflex Medical and the FDA, as of April 15, 2009, notified healthcare professionals and hospital risk managers of the Class 1 recall for Arrow International 30cc, 40cc and 50cc Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IAB) Catheters. These devices are a component of the “Intra-Aortic Pump System” which is designed to provide cardiac assist therapy to critically ill people to increase blood flow to the heart. This

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