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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recent Product Recalls

May 28, 2010

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Like the attorneys at Feldman Shepherd, the CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years. Here are some of the recent recalls that you should be aware of:

-Boys' Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Hind Fashions Due to Strangulation Hazard

-Basketball-Shaped Chair and Ottoman Sets Recalled by Colleen Karis Designs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

-S. Rothschild & Co. Recalls Girls' Coats with Strings Due to Strangulation Hazard

-Hoover Recalls Upright Vacuum Cleaners Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

-Cost Plus Inc. Recalls Tea Glasses Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

-Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Lollytogs Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards

-Buckyballs(r) High Powered Magnets Sets Recalled by Maxfield and Oberton Due to Violation of Federal Toy Standard


-Utility Snow Sled Hitch Recalled by Pelican International Due to Injury Hazard 

-CPSC Identifies Manufacturers of Problem Drywall Made in China


-HP Expands Recall of Notebook Computer Batteries Due to Fire Hazard


-Walmart Recalls General Electric(r) Coffee Makers Due to Fire Hazard

-Target Recalls Storage Trunks Due to Strangulation Hazard

-Primal Vantage Expands Recall of Plastic Tree Steps Due to Fall Hazard


-Children's Giraffe Blanket Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard


-Children's Deaths Prompt Recall of Toy Dart Gun Sets


-Niner Bikes Recalls Bicycle Frame Due to Crash Hazard 

-Junk Food Clothing Co. Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard 

-Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard 


-Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled by Imagine Nation Books Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

-Step2® Recalls to Repair Riding Toys Due to Risk of Injury

-Rome Snowboards Recalls Bindings Due to Fall Hazard 

-Claire's Recalls Children's Metal Charm Bracelets Due to High Levels of Cadmium


-Conair Recalls BabylissPro Compact Hair Dryers Due to Laceration Hazard


-Girls' Vests with Drawstrings Recalled by MIM-PI USA Due to Strangulation Hazard


-CPSC Issues Warning on Drop-Side Cribs


-JD Fine & Company Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard


-Blair Recalls to Repair Roman Shades Due to Risk of Strangulation


-Chain Sets Sold with Commercial Light Fixtures Recalled by Cooper Lighting Due to Injury Hazard


-Comarco Recalls Power Adapters for Laptops Due to Burn Hazard


-Gap Recalls Baby Swimsuits Due to Strangulation Hazard


-Simplicity Cribs Recalled by Retailers; Mattress-Support Collapse Can Cause Suffocation and Strangulation


-Graco® Branded Drop Side Cribs Made by LaJobi Recalled Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards


-Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Polar Bear Gift Shop Due to Strangulation Hazard

-Low Return Rate and Additional Reports of Fires Prompt Re-announcement of Coby Electronics Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Player Recalls


-Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of Mattress Sets by Tropical Bedding

-Trendset Originals LLC Recalls Girls' Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards


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