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Additional Hoverboards Recalled Over Fire, Explosion Risk

Last year, federal safety regulators recalled 501,000 ”hoverboards” from eight manufacturers amid concerns that the not-actually-hovering devices’ lithium-ion battery packs posed a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has added another manufacturer and 500 scooters to the recall list.  596 more words

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Polaris Recalls Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 21, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

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Name of product: Sportsman 850 and 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) 596 more words

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Update: Acer eBook that caught fire in classroom in Fond du Lac not impacted by current recall

FOND DU LAC — Officials with the Fond du Lac Fire Department contacted Acer Corp. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission after an Acer eBook caught fire in a Fond du Lac elementary school classroom, to determine whether the battery could have been the cause of the fire. 362 more words

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Xbox One controller battery chargers recalled over burn hazard

WASHINGTON (WAVY) — More than 100,000 Energizer battery chargers for Xbox One controllers have been recalled over a burn hazard.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Energizer Xbox One 2X Smart Chargers can overheat, posing the hazard. 63 more words

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Regulators Investigating Hoverboard Fire That Killed 3-Year-Old Girl

Nearly eight months after the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled more than 500,000 “hoverboard” scooters from eight manufacturers over fire hazards posed by the devices’ lithium-ion battery backs, the agency has opened an investigation into a fire that killed a 3-year-old girl in Pennsylvania on Friday. 568 more words

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Craftsman Recalls 46,000 Collapsable Saws Over Laceration Hazard

Working with saws and other tools can be a dangerous activity, and the risk increases when the table saw you’re using unexpectedly collapses, as is the case for some 46,000 Craftsman portable table saws now being recalled. 138 more words

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Samsung Washing Machine Repair Woes? Tell Us About It

Dozens of owners of Samsung’s recalled top-load washing machines have shared their frustration over the recall process, from difficulty in contacting the company to continuously canceled repair appointments. 109 more words

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