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Buckyballs and Buckycubes refunds now available

Owners of Buckyballs and Buckycubes can now obtain refunds via the website BuckyballsRecall.com.

The loose, high-powered magnets pose a deadly risk to young children, tweens and teens if ingested. 94 more words

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Soccer Goals Causing Potential Danger For Children

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are more than three million kids who play soccer in the United States, and 44,000 in the Pittsburgh region. That’s a lot of children on the soccer field, and many kids and parents are unaware of a danger on the field — soccer goals tipping over. 362 more words

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Recall Issued For Adaptor Used To Charge Electronics

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A voluntary recall was issued for a USB to AC power adapter due to the possibility it could be a burn hazard. 207 more words

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‘It’s shiny, it’s round’ — and it can kill your child: Guard against accidental poisoning

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By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT
Posted July 06, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that nine of every 10 accidental poisonings of children happen in the home.

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Five Numbers Highlighting the Danger of Consumer Fireworks

Five statistics from a data study by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of fireworks injuries between June 21, 2013 to July 21, 2013. CPSC documented 240 injuries during this study. 146 more words

CPSC Reports Increase in Fireworks-Related Deaths and Injuries in 2013

CPSC Reports Increase in Fireworks-Related Deaths and Injuries in 2013
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission

As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to celebrate safely.

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