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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recent Product Recalls

September 3, 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:

-Magnetic Maze Boards Recalled by Lakeshore Learning Materials Due to Choking, Intestinal and Aspiration Hazards

-Television Wall Mounts Recalled by Milestone AV Technologies Due to Injury Hazard

-Williams-Sonoma Recalls Baby Bottle Warmers Due to Burn Hazard

-Baby Hammocks Recalled by MamaLittleHelper Due to Suffocation Hazard

-Char-Broil Recalls Vertical Gas Smokers Due to Injury Hazard

-Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Tango Double Strollers Due to Collapse Hazard

-White Tiger Outdoor Folding Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

-Electrical Wire Recalled by Cerro Wire due to Fire Hazard

-Brigade Hickory Handle Sledge Hammers Recalled by White Cap Construction Supply Due to Risk of Injury

-Circus World Recalls Wireless Video Baby Monitors Due to Overheating Hazard

-P. Graham Dunn Recalls Toy Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

-Additional Reports of Fires and Low Consumer Response Rate Prompt Reannouncement of Goldstar and Comfort-Aire Dehumidifier Recall

-Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Play 'n Go Campsite(tm) Due to Choking Hazard

-Belle Vanity Benches Sold Exclusively at Tuesday Morning Stores Recalled By LaMont Limited

-Bed Bath & Beyond Recalls Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrellas Due to Injury Hazard

-Pottery Barn Kids Recalls to Repair Madeline Bunk Beds Due to Entrapment Hazard

-Baby Matters Recalls Nap Nanny(r) Recliners Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards; One Infant Death Reported

-Brine Recalls VIP Lacrosse Gloves Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

-CPSC Announces Pool and Spa Kids Safety Education Effort

-Near Strangulation Prompts Recall of Roman and Roller Shades by Smith+Noble

-Atico International USA Recalls Bamboo Torches Due to Laceration Hazard

-Pacifiers Recalled by Antonio Flores Due to Choking Hazard

-Child's Death Prompts Recall to Repair Portable Playard Tent by Tots in Mind Due to Strangulation Hazard

-Baja Motorsports Recalls Mini Bikes and Go-Carts Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

-Snow Blowers Recalled by The Toro Company Due to Fire Hazard

-Muddy Outdoors Recalls Climbing Sticks Due to Fall Hazard

-Pottery Barn Kids Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

-CPSC Proposes New Rules for Full-Size and Non-Full-Size Cribs

-Seattle Bike Supply Recalls Bicycles and Framesets Due to Fall Hazard

-Tween Brands Recalls Children's Metal Jewelry Due to High Levels of Cadmium

-Wire Feed Welders Recalled by Star Asia USA Due to Burn Hazard

-Campus Cruisers Recalls Bicycles Due to Front Fork Failure

-Recall to Repair: Whitco Company LP Stadium Light Poles Can Fall Over, Posing Risk of Serious Injury and Death

-CPSC Urges Parents and Caregivers to Consider Safety Before Opening Windows

-New Pool and Spa Messages Available in Advance of July 4th Holiday

-Daiso Recalls Children's Coin Purses and Jewelry Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

-Sony Recalls VAIO Laptop Computers Due to Burn Hazard

-Ski Boot Sole Pads with Steel Inserts and All-Terrain Ski Boots configured with them Recalled by Salomon USA Due to Fall Hazard

-Aqua Lung America Recalls Apeks WTX Power Inflators Due to Drowning Hazard

-Children's Jewelry Recalled by SmileMakers Due to High Levels of Cadmium

-Southern Technologies Recalls Drill Presses Due to Shock Hazard

-Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Prompts Christy Recall of Women's Robes Sold Exclusively at Bloomingdales

-Felt Bicycles Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

-Super Lightning Rocket Fireworks Recalled by Big Fireworks Due to Risk of Burn

-Radio Systems Corporation Recalls Power Adapters Sold with PetSafe(r) Heated Wellness Sleepers Due to Fire Hazard

-Thousands of Injuries with Sparklers, Firecrackers, and Aerials; CPSC Urges Consumers To Put Safety In Play During the Fourth of July

-Scope(r) Original Mint Mouthwash Recalled by Procter & Gamble Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

-Baby Walkers Recalled by Suntech Enterprises Due to Fall Hazard

-Infant Apparel Recalled by Kiwi Industries Due to Choking Hazard

-Regal Lager Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

-Target Recalls Children's Belts Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

-CPSC Announces International Initiative for Strong Safety Standards on Window Coverings

-Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roll-Up Blinds by Chicology

-Crate and Barrel Recalls Succulent Plant-Shaped Candles in a Pot Due to Fire Hazard

-GE Recalls Front Load Washers Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

-Rhino Toys Inc. Recalls Bead Toy Due to Choking Hazard

-IKEA Recalls Roller Blinds, all Roman Blinds and all Roll-Up Blinds Due to Risk of Strangulation

-Dritz(tm) Electric Scissors Recalled by Prym Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

-Bayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Youth Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard

-McDonald's Recalls Movie Themed Drinking Glasses Due to Potential Cadmium Risk

-Maytag Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

-Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of Mattresses by IKEA

-VOX Amplification Recalls Amplifier Carrying Cases Due to Risk of Injury

-Infant Death Prompts Recall of Ring Slings Made by Sprout Stuff Due to Suffocation Risk

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