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GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard 9 Aug 2012 | 06:00 pm
GE, GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile and Hotpoint brand dishwashers are included in this recall. GE has received seven reports of fires
CPSC Sues Zen Magnets Over Hazardous, High-Powered Magnetic Balls 7 Aug 2012 | 11:30 pm
Action prompted by ongoing harm to children from ingested magnets
Children's Pajamas Recalled by My Clothes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard 7 Aug 2012 | 09:00 pm
Two types of pajamas with a "PJs by My Clothes" label are being recalled: A long-sleeved nightgown and a long-sleeved shirt and long pants set.
Patio Bistro Sets Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Made by Midas Lin Co. 3 Aug 2012 | 12:00 am
If the support bar on the sets' folding chairs is not fully engaged, the chair can collapse. Consumers have reported minor injuries from falls from chairs.
Sears Recalls Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards 2 Aug 2012 | 07:45 pm
The dehumidifiers were sold from 2003 to 2009. The firm is aware of 107 reports of incidents, with more than $7 million in property damage.
Stage and Riser Caddies Recalled by Midwest Folding Products Due to Risk of Injury or Death 1 Aug 2012 | 06:00 pm
A child died when a stage stored on caddy fell on her.
Green Toys Recalls Mini Vehicles Due To Choking Hazard 31 Jul 2012 | 08:00 pm
The toy car's wheels and hubcaps can loosen and detach. This poses a choking hazard to young children.
Liberty Mountain Recalls VAUDE Kenta Child Carriers Due to Fall Hazard 31 Jul 2012 | 07:00 pm
The seam in the backpack-style carrier's side strap can separate and cause a child in the carrier to fall.
Motion Sensing Security Lights Recalled by HeathCo due to Electrical Shock Hazard 26 Jul 2012 | 10:15 pm
Internal wiring on the lights, which were sold only at Home Depot, can be damaged during installation, bulb replacement or adjustment.
Burlington Coat Factory Agrees to $1.5 Million Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Drawstrings in Children's Outerwear and for Selling Recalled Outerw... 26 Jul 2012 | 06:00 pm
The penalty is the highest that CPSC has assessed for violations involving children's upper outerwear with drawstrings.