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10,200 Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled Over Burn, Fire Risks

Nearly a year after Samsung recalled and discontinued its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after the devices were found to overheat and explode, another phone in the company’s lineup is under recall: 10,000 Galaxy Note 4 devices have been recalled amid concerns they could overheat, posing a risk of fire or burns to users.  255 more words

Retail Services

Center for Auto Safety appoints Jason Levine as its Executive Director

Levine has experience in this line given his past job postings and track record.

On Tuesday, U.S. auto safety advocacy group – Center for Auto Safety – disclosed it has appointed Jason Levine, an an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director. 64 more words


Experts issue warning about popular gadget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fidget spinners have recently become a very popular, must-have items, but federal regulators are warning parents and customers to be careful, especially when letting small children use them. 161 more words


CPSC warns of fidget spinner dangers

Fidget spinners are supposed to be calming and fun, especially for students struggling to focus. But after some dangerous incidents involving the popular gizmos, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued new fidget spinner safety guidance for consumers and businesses. 350 more words

National / World

Safety Regulators Issue Safety Alert For Still-Popular Fidget Spinners

Following several incidents in which it became increasingly clear that toys-of-the-moment fidget spinners weren’t just exploding in popularity, but actually exploding, federal safety regulators have issued a safety alert aimed at reducing the potential for injuries and fire hazards associated with the gadgets.  442 more words

Food & Personal Care

Consumer Product Safety Commission Chair Visits Connecticut Children’s

Acting Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle visited Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recently along with Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal to raise awareness about the crucial need to keep children safe. 190 more words

Promoting Health

MixBin Electronics recalls iPhone cases due to risk of burns and irritation

(WIAT) — Mixbin Electronics has issued a recall for a series of their iPhone cases in the shimmering water collection, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. 53 more words