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As Batteries Keep Catching Fire, U.S. Safety Agency Prepares For Change - ALINA SELYUKH November 27, 20161:57 PM ET

Picture this: You’re at a park, on a walk, with a baby. A friendly middle-aged man approaches you and tells you your stroller could be really dangerous. 266 more words

Point Of Interest

Court Overturns Federal Ban On Potentially Dangerous, High-Power Magnet Toys, Gadgets

Not that long ago, lots of us were going out on Black Friday weekend and buying Buckyballs or some other stocking stuffer that used tiny high-powered magnetic spheres. 1,244 more words

Government Policy

Court to CPSC: Your Magnet Rule’s a Turkey

Zen Magnets, the tiny Colorado company that has challenged the CPSC’s actions regulating small, powerful magnets, will be having a very good Thanksgiving this year.  That is because, once again, Zen has shown that it is possible to fight the federal government and win.  448 more words

CPSC

This Holiday, Make Sure You Don't Give Kids The Gift Of Exploding Batteries Or Lead Poisoning

‘Tis the season for millions of American consumers and families to start hitting stores and start helping “Santa” along with some toy distribution efforts. But while folks are out shopping to stuff stockings, consumer advocates warn: stay clear of potentially deadly recalled toys — and know what to do if you end up with any. 729 more words

Retail Services

BRP Recalls Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 22, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Side-by-side off-road vehicles

Hazard: The steering rack and pinion assembly can have an improper amount of grease and result in a loss of steering control and crash hazard. 337 more words

Powersports

Gates Recalls ATV and UTV Clutches Due to Laceration and Injury Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 15, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: ATV and UTV clutches

Hazard: The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle and cause fragmentation and forcefully eject parts, posing laceration or impact injury hazards to the operator. 397 more words

Powersports

PetSmart Fined $4.24M After Defective Fishbowls Cause Serious Injuries

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — PetSmart will pay a $4.25 million civil fine for not quickly reporting defective fish bowls that caused serious injuries at least a dozen times. 77 more words

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