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Samsung Washing Machine Update

Recently, we updated our blog to include another instance of a failed drain pump bracket in a Samsung washing machine. In that update, it was reported that the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) local representative had been notified and asked to investigate. 62 more words

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Computer company recalling power cords after rash of fires

Have an HP computer? The company is warning users about a power cord issue that could start a fire.

Hewlett-Packard and federal regulators are recalling about 6 million power cords sold with some HP and Compaq laptops between Sept. 53 more words

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HP Recalls 5 Million Laptop Power Cords

 (NEW YORK) — Hewlett-Packard is recalling the power cords for more than 5 million laptops because they can overheat and potentially catch fire.

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Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: August 22, 2014, Recall number: 14-261… 598 more words

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Company Recalls Bean Bag Chairs After Two Deaths

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – They’re smooshy, they’re comfy and they can be deadly.

New Orleans based Ace Bayou Corp. has recalled more than two million of their bean bag chairs after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. 225 more words

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Brita Recalls Hello Kitty, SpongeBob, Dora, Ninja Turtles Water Bottles Because Kids Don't Like Lacerated Lips

Taking a drink of water should be a pain-free experience – I mean it’s just water, right? That might not be the case when it comes to a set of Brita’s children-friendly water bottles that have the potential to create a painful situation by cutting drinkers. 211 more words

Another Samsung Drain Pump Failure

Earlier this past July, it was reported that Samsung was experiencing a problem with drain pump bracket failures in some of their washing machines. Another Samsung washing machine has been encountered with the same problem. 91 more words

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