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High Chair Recalled Due To Fall Risk

BOSTON (CBS) — A convertible high chair has been recalled due to a fall hazard.

Skip Hop is recalling the Tuo Convertible High Chair that can be converted to a toddler chair. 78 more words

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10 Years Later, Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act Is Saving Lives

Yesterday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, observed the 10-year anniversary of the signing of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act. 233 more words

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Incorrect installation instructions: Ceiling fans sold at Costco recalled after 38 light globes fell from ceiling

MILWAUKEE — Ceiling fans sold at Costco are being recalled because they could fall, as a result of incorrect installation instructions.

The recall includes about 168,000 units. 100 more words

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Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled by MWE Investments Due to Fire Hazard

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This recall involves Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 portable inverter generators used to power appliances, cell phones or other electronic devices. The iGen2500 has a bright blue plastic cover and has “Westinghouse iGen2500” printed in white lettering on the side and on the front of the generator. 139 more words

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Home cooking fires peak on Thanksgiving; Stay safe with these tips

SALT LAKE CITY — Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking-related fires, and research shows unattended cooking was by far the top contributing factor in cooking fires and fire deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association. 398 more words

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Hoverboards From 7 Manufacturers Recalled; Lithium-Ion Battery Could Catch Fire, Explode

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Nearly 14,000 hoverboards from seven different manufacturers are being recalled due to fire and explosion hazards.

The lithium-ion battery packs in all these hoverboards can overheat and are at risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. 102 more words

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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency. 77 more words

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