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John Deere D105 Lawn Tractor Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: John Deere recalls an estimated 26,200 John Deere D105 Lawn Tractors plus an additional 500 Service Part Transmissions due to suspected transmissions failure and consequential risk of crash and injury, all serious health and safety hazards. 630 more words

Home & Residential

28,000 Jogging Strollers Recalled Because Kids Could Fall Out

Strollers can be a convenient way to get a child from point A to point B. But for some 28,000 recently recalled jogging strollers it isn’t quite that easy, as the front wheel of the stroller could break, possibly allowing a child to fall out.  318 more words

Retail Services

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I’ve worked with creative artisans everywhere and we would like to give you a quick run-down of what “safety compliance” means in the USA. 503 more words

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CPSC Inches Closer To Possible Ban On New And Potentially Dangerous Flame Retardants

Flame retardants in our furniture, clothing, and electronics seem like a positive thing, right? Generally, no one wants their home or their clothes — or their kids’ clothes — to catch fire. 418 more words

Government Policy

Serious Spinout Firework Recall [US]

US/Washington: Fireworks Over America recalls an estimated 13,050 Serious Spinout Fireworks due to suspected operational stability failure and consequential risk of tip-over, fire, burn, impact and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. 542 more words

Home & Residential

CPSC Votes to Ban Organohalogen Flame Retardants in Electronics Casings

Today, on September 20, 2017, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted, along party lines, to grant petition CPSC-2015-0022; Petition Requesting Rulemaking on Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs). 216 more words

IPC

At Least 163 Children Drowned In Pools & Spas This Summer

Now that summer is over, many of us have fond memories of a few months splashing around in the pool with family and friends. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on the potential for danger, as a new federal report claims that at least 163 children drowned while swimming in pools or spas in just the last few months. 212 more words

Quality & Safety