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Chrissie Cole

Lead Hazard Prompts Recall Of Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips

Allreds Design (doing business as Hidden Hollow Beads), in cooperation with the CPSC, issued a voluntary recall of baby bracelets and pacifier clips because they contain high levels of lead….

Chrissie Cole

JetBoil Recalls Outdoor Stoves For Burn Hazard

Jetboil Inc., in cooperation with CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Personal Booking Systems & Group Cooking Systems because a tight valve which is attached to the stove’s fuel…

Jenny Albano

Scope Apparel Recalls Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard

Scope Apparel L.P., in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 72,000 boys hooded sweatshirts because the drawstrings on the sweatshirts can pose a strangulation hazard to children.The boys’ small and medium sized hooded zip-up sweatshirts have various designs on the front, and were sold in charcoal, navy blue and brown colors. “Whatever” and “RN#39209″ are printed on the tag sewn into the…

Jenny Albano

Infant Cold Medicine Pulled From the Shelves

According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, many makers of cold medicines for infants are voluntarily recalling their products. The recall was initiated for safety purposes. After reviewing the side-effects of these drugs on infants the FDA found that there have been many fatalities due to the drugs. “The reason the makers of over-the-counter, oral cough and cold medicines for…

Jenny Albano

Strong America Limited Recalls Great Wall Brand Chinese Wolfberry Because of Undeclared Sulfites

Strong America Limited, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling Great Wall Brand Chinese Wolfberry because the product may contain undeclared sulfites. Some people are allergic or are very sensitive to sulfites and this can cause them life-threatening effects if they consume this product.So far no illnesses have been reported to the company. The product comes in an uncoded 7 oz. package and…

Courtney Mills

Backpack Blowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Shindaiwa Kogyo Co. Ltd. Japan along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of Shindaiwa’s backpack leaf blower. The Shindaiwa blower models concerned are models EB630 and EB630RT. All models up to serial #7025018 are included.The affected backpack blowers are outfitted with plastic shells that can melt, allowing exhaust fumes to exit from beneath the…