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Whirlpool Recalls 15K Microwaves After Reports Of Three Fires

Microwaves are supposed to heat up your leftovers or make popcorn, not catch fire. So after learning about a handful of Whirlpool microwaves going up in smoke and/or flames, the company says it will recall more than 15,000 of the kitchen appliances. 175 more words

Alex Toys recalls 91K infant building play sets for choking hazard

WASHINGTON (WAVY) — Alex Toys has issued a recall for around 91,000 infant building play sets because of a choking hazard.

The company says small parts of the building sets can detach, posing the choking hazard. 58 more words

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Arctic Cat Recalls Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 23, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Side-by-side utility vehicles

Hazard: The throttle cable can stick and prevent the throttle mechanism from returning to an idle position upon release of the throttle and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard and risk of injury. 373 more words

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Recall Issued For 29 Million Fitness Trackers Distributed In McDonald's Happy Meals

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall Tuesday for 29 million fitness trackers that had been included in McDonald’s Happy Meals because they can cause skin irritation or burns to children. 186 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 8/17/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for August 17, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would implement a recommendation from the Texas Valley Citrus Committee (Committee) to increase the assessment rate established for the 2016–17 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.08 to $0.09 per 7/10-bushel carton or equivalent of oranges and grapefruit handled under the marketing order (order). 868 more words

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Amusement Ride Safety In The Spotlight After Kansas Tragedy

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A tragedy in Kansas City and two other ride accidents this week have some fair-goers feeling uneasy this summer. 288 more words

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