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Report: Harmful gas levels in Lumber Liquidators flooring

NEW YORK (AP) — A national retailer sold Chinese-made flooring that emits hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a federal investigation found.

The laminate flooring was sold by Lumber Liquidators until last May, when the company announced it was halting sales. 544 more words


IKEA Recalling 2 Styles Of Ceiling Lamps That Could Fall

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- IKEA is recalling two types of ceiling lamps that could fall and break.

So far, the company has received 224 reports of the retaining clips breaking, causing the glass shade to fall and shatter. 91 more words


Underwriters Laboratories Will Start Testing, Certifying Hoverboards For Safety

If hoverboard manufacturers are going to slap counterfeit safety marks on their products, Underwriters Laboratories figures it might as well start testing and certifying the scooters, a function it previously did not perform. 241 more words

Microsoft Officially Recalls 2.25M Surface Pro Power Cords That Can Overheat, Catch On Fire

Nearly two weeks after rumors swirled that Microsoft would replace the AC power cords for older-model Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 tablets sold in the U.S. 174 more words

New York City Bans Hoverboards On Buses, Trains

If you live in New York City and plan to ride the subway or hop on a city bus, you better leave your “hoverboard” at home. 332 more words

Nearly 50,000 Strollers & Child Seats Being Recalled

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- More than 50,000 strollers and replacement top seats are being recalled by Britax.

The company says it received five reports of kids biting through the arm bar of the strollers and seats and choking on the foam fragments. 45 more words

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Britax Recalls 71,000 Car Seats For Fall Hazard, 49,000 Stroller Arms Over Choking Danger

When carrying precious cargo, you likely do everything in your power to make sure it doesn’t fall and break. Those precautions likely go double when that precious cargo is your child. 302 more words