Stories tagged: consumer product safety commission
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Home Depot has agreed to pay the U.S. government $5.7 million to settle charges that it sold recalled washing machines, fire extinguishers and other faulty products.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can …
Wed., July 6, 2016
More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and spewing smoke.
Wed., Sept. 29, 2010
Those soft fabric sleep positioners that parents put in the crib to keep babies safely sleeping on their backs could be dangerous, even deadly, for little ones, the federal government …
Tue., May 25, 2010
Cribs with a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift children from them more easily would be banned under legislation aimed at reducing infant deaths.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2009
Holiday shoppers should look out for toy hazards such as small parts, loud sounds, soft plastics and lead contamination, consumer advocates warned today.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
Toy-makers, clothing manufacturers and other companies selling products for young children are submitting samples to independent laboratories for safety tests. But the nation’s largest toy maker, Mattel, isn’t being required …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
WASHINGTON – If you’re planning a garage sale or organizing a church bazaar, beware: You could be breaking a new federal law. As part of a campaign called Resale Roundup, …