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

President of LM Import-Export Sentenced Prison and Fined for Importing Banned Children’s Products

Florida Federal District Court Judge Kathleen M. Williams issued a significant sentenced to Hung Lam, President of LM Import-Export Inc.   to 22 months incarceration in federal prison, three years of supervised release and a $10,000 fine for pleading guilty to conspiracy to traffic and

President of LM Import-Export Sentenced Prison and Fined for Importing Banned Children’s Products2021-04-15T14:33:13-04:00

Children’s Beds Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Consumers have been advised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to stop using Lea Panel Loft and Bunk Beds.  The identified hazard involves the bed's side mattress support rails, which can break, thereby posing a fall hazard.   More than 60,000 units were sold

Children’s Beds Recalled Due to Fall Hazard2021-04-17T06:12:43-04:00

Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed2021-04-16T12:33:38-04:00

Strangulation Death of Two-year-old Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled about 139,000 vertical and 315,000 horizontal blinds. In 2009, a 2-year-old girl from Commerce Township, Mich. reportedly strangled in the loop of a vertical blind cord that was not attached to the wall or floor.   Blind

Strangulation Death of Two-year-old Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress2021-04-16T15:41:39-04:00
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