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Recall: Fireworks sold at Walmart, Target, Meijer could explode unexpectedly

MILWAUKEE — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend because of burn and injury hazards.

The TNT Red, White and Blue Smoke fireworks were sold at Walmart, Target, Meijer, Kroger and Albertsons stores in… 109 more words


Don't Use These Recalled Fireworks Next Week & Other July 4th Safety Tips

Each year, tens of thousands of people are injured in fireworks accidents. While these incidents can occur when someone is ill-trained in setting off the brightly colored explosives, they can also be the result of defective products, such as the 36,000 TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks now under recall.  525 more words

Retail Services

Reports Suggest Summer's Hottest Toy Could Pose Choking Hazard

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fidget spinners are one of this summer’s hottest toys — but now there are reports of children choking on pieces of the popular plaything. 298 more words


Stop Using LayZ Board Hoverboards!

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to consumers to stop using the LayZ Board hoverboard because of a dangerous fire safety hazard. 193 more words

Defective Products

Child Gates Recalled Because They Don't Keep Kids Out, Could Strangle Them

Safety gates are intended to keep children (and sometimes pets) safe from hazards like falling down the stairs or getting into things they aren’t supposed to. 229 more words

Retail Services

Kawasaki To Pay $5.2M To Resolve Allegations It Didn’t Properly Report Defects, Injuries Related To Recall

Under federal law, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are required to immediately report information regarding possible safety defects to the Consumer Product Safety Commission within 24 hours of obtaining reasonable supporting evidence. 521 more words

Quality & Safety

CPSC warns parents to keep fidget spinners 'away from young children' after swallowing incidents

“We advise parents to keep these away from young children,” the agency said.

Incidents involving a popular child’s toy known as “fidget spinners” are being investigated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after two separate reported cases of children swallowing parts of the gadget sparked concerns. 40 more words

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