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MEDICAL DEVICE ALERA UPGRADED TO A CLASS I RECALL BY FDA

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has recently upgraded the recall of Alere INRatio and INRatio2 Monitor systems to a Class I recall. This means that there is a probability that using the Alere system will cause serious health consequences or possibly lead to death.

MEDICAL DEVICE ALERA UPGRADED TO A CLASS I RECALL BY FDA2021-04-15T14:05:15-04:00

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist.   Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly –

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season2021-04-16T14:12:45-04:00

Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

On July 22, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled a particular model of cribs due to the safety hazard it posed to infants.   Over 14,000 Oeuf “Sparrow Cribs” were recalled this past Tuesday. Oeuf, a nursery furniture retailer which specializes in modern

Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard2021-04-16T13:30:12-04:00

Seven People Dead After Fire In Lowell, Massachusetts

According to authorities, seven people died in an overnight fire at an apartment building in Lowell, Massachusetts. All of the victims were discovered in two third-floor apartments. The origin of the fire remains unknown. An extensive investigation, including the fire department as well as State

Seven People Dead After Fire In Lowell, Massachusetts2021-04-16T07:06:33-04:00

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On January 30, 2014, the Consumer Products Safety Commission recalled about 200,000 (in the United States and Canada Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers.   These pacifiers reportedly failed to comply with federal safety standards. Specifically, the beard on the Artiste

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T13:15:00-04:00

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

On December 04, 2013,  Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles were recalled as the result of finding that the product’s colored arches can break, creating a small part that poses a choking hazard to small children. About 8,300 of these children’s products were sold in the

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T07:56:45-04:00

Be Amazing! Toys Recalls Monster Science and Super Star Science Colossal Water Balls Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

These soft and colorful water-absorbing polymer balls can be easily mistaken by a child for candy. When the marble-sized toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration, and could be life-threatening.   The

Be Amazing! Toys Recalls Monster Science and Super Star Science Colossal Water Balls Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard2021-04-17T04:12:39-04:00

More than 4.8M Units of Potentially Dangerous Imported Products Discovered During Fiscal Year 2012 Government Screenings

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ended fiscal year 2012 having stopped a total of about 4.8 million units of products that violated U.S. safety rules or were found to be hazardous during the fiscal year (October 2011 to September 2012).   More than

More than 4.8M Units of Potentially Dangerous Imported Products Discovered During Fiscal Year 2012 Government Screenings2021-04-17T04:02:44-04:00

Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards

These metal halide lamps have internal wiring which can arc, causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards.   The recalled items are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal halide lamps. They are about five inches

Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due to Fire, Laceration Hazards2021-04-16T12:56:49-04:00

IKEA Recalls LYDA Jumbo Coffee and Tea Cups Due To a Burn Hazard

This recall involves 220,000 (worldwide) of IKEA's LYDA jumbo coffee and tea cups. The cups can break when hot liquid is poured into them, posing a burn hazard. There have been 20 incidents reported worldwide, including 10 scalding injuries.   The 20-ounce cups are four

IKEA Recalls LYDA Jumbo Coffee and Tea Cups Due To a Burn Hazard2021-04-17T04:00:49-04:00

DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers have been advised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to immediately stop using DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices. The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s airflow, posing a drowning hazard.   This recall involves DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS scuba dive

DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard2021-04-17T06:13:03-04:00
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