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What happens when the feds issue a product recall order


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Oct. 24, 2016, at 9:02 a.m.

A recent column dealt with the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s settlement with Best Buy after the retailer sold goods that had been recalled.

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Target Recalls 127K Halloween Window Clings Over Choking Hazard

One of the easiest — and less messy — ways to decorate for any holiday is to slap a few plastic clings to your windows, and if those decorations happen to include lights, even better. 195 more words

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Get Your Refund for the Samsung Galaxy Note7

Samsung issued a voluntary recall on original and replacement Galaxy Note7 phones sold by wireless carriers and retailers in the United States….

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Samsung Setting Up Booths At BWI Amid Note 7 Ban

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A Samsung representative may be waiting for you the next time you board an airplane.

It’s part of the company’s damage control after their Note 7 cell phones were banned from flights over possible explosions. 274 more words


Why Don't Carriers Just Kick The Galaxy Note 7 Off Their Networks?

Even when a recall is heavily publicized, not all of the items are recovered and returned to the manufacturer. That may be the case with the Galaxy Note 7, a smartphone that has a small chance of suddenly exploding for reasons that even the manufacturer still doesn’t fully understand. 308 more words


Samsung Halts Sales Of Galaxy Note 7 After New Troubles

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung said it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. 796 more words


Guard against buying recalled items that are sold as safe


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Oct. 10, 2016, at 7:35 a.m.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission or CPSC came down hard last week on Best Buy.

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