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CPSC reports Ravin Crossbows recalls Arrow Nocks Due to Injury Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Ravin Crossbows is recalling arrow nocks because if the nock is not fully engaged with the bowstring the crossbow can fail to discharge poising an injury hazard.

This recall involves all white plastic molded clip-on nocks used in arrows for Ravin brand crossbows. The white arrow nocks were sold separately in a package of 12 and as original equipment with Ravin crossbows and Ravin arrows. The white nocks measure about 0.9 inches long.

Recalled Ravin arrow nocks with packaging.

Recalled Ravin arrow nocks with packaging.

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Clarksville Police releases Instability and Fall Over Accidents Information

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, the Clarksville Police Department had a report documenting an accident involving a 40 inch TV falling off a dresser and injuring two children. Thankfully, the children were not seriously harmed.

After seeing the report and doing some research, injuries and fatalities associated with television, furniture, and product instability or tip-over are not uncommon.

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ATF promotes Fireworks Safety

 

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)Nashville, TN – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) wants the public to be safe during the Fourth of July. Understanding the dangers associated with illegal or improperly used/manufactured fireworks can prevent severe injuries, disfigurement, or even death.

Illegal devices are not fireworks, but are often manufactured and used during the fireworks season. These devices are made up of explosive compositions that are typically extremely sensitive to heat, shock, electrostatic discharge and friction that may initiate unexpectedly causing serious injury or death.

Be safe, understand the dangers

Be safe, understand the dangers

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Fireworks Safety Tips from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – For the Fourth of July Holiday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued Fireworks Safety Tips for the public. Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day.

Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.

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Bad Boy Off-Road Utility Vehicles recalled by Textron Specialized Vehicles Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death

 

One Death and One Injury Reported

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Textron Specialized Vehicles, Inc., of Augusta, Georgia, are announcing the recall of about 1,100 Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles. As a result of the vehicles rolling over, a 14-year-old male passenger died in Toombs County, Georgia in 2014 and, in a separate rollover incident, an adult male operator suffered a serious leg injury.

The vehicles lack seat belts, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the operator and passengers in the event of a vehicle accident.

Bad Boy XTO off-road utility vehicle is one of the models being recalled.

Bad Boy XTO off-road utility vehicle is one of the models being recalled.

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CPSC reports Toshiba Expands Laptop Computer Battery Packs Recall Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – This expanded recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 41 models of Toshiba Satellite laptops, including the Satellite models affected by the March 2016 recall.  

Toshiba has expanded the number of battery packs to include those sold between June 2011 and November 2016. The battery packs also were sold separately and installed by Toshiba as part of a repair.

Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C (G71C*******). Part numbers are printed on the battery pack. A complete list of battery pack part numbers included in this recall can be found on the firm’s website at http://go.toshiba.com/battery.

Toshiba Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C (G71C*******)

Toshiba Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C (G71C*******)

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CPSC reports Pacifier Clips recalled by Toys ‘R’ Us due to Choking Harzard

 

Pacifier Clips Sold Exclusively at Babies ‘R’ Us and Toys ‘R’ Us

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that this recall involves Babies‘R’Us pacifier clips sold in an assortment of six colors and character designs, including a red monster, blue monster, monkey, giraffe, owl with one eye closed, and an owl with both eyes open.

The pacifier clips have a circular plastic cover affixed to a metal spring clip and a fabric strip with snaps at the other end. The recalled pacifier clip assortment has model number 5F6237F and “®2014 Geoffrey, LLC” engraved on the back to the plastic cover.

Pacifier Clips are being recalled by Toys ‘R’ Us Due to Choking Hazard

Pacifier Clips are being recalled by Toys ‘R’ Us Due to Choking Hazard

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CPSC announces Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts recalled by Loot Crate due to Burn Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports this recall involves the Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts. The oven mitt’s outer shell is 100% polyester in primarily a golden yellow color with blue, purple, green, red and black accents.

The Marvel logo can be found on the upper center part of the oven mitt. Made in China and UPC code 15129322 are printed on the care label on the inside seams of the oven mitts.

Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitt recalled due to Burn Hazard.

Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitt recalled due to Burn Hazard.

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CPSC announces Nu Skin Recalls Mist Diffusers Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports this recall involves Nu Skin Epoch mist diffusers. The diffuser is a plastic bowl with a glass lid and bamboo trim ring, used to diffuse essential oils.

“Nu Skin” is engraved in the bamboo on the side of the product. The white and tan diffusers are 6.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in height.

The recalled lot numbers are PZ11351, PZ17051, PZ21551, PZ03151 and PZ03451. The lot number is printed on the white plastic on the bottom of the product.

Nu Skin Epoch mist diffuser.

Nu Skin Epoch mist diffuser.

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CPSC reports Lumber Liquidators Agrees to Not Resume Sales of Inventory of Chinese-Made Laminate Flooring

 

Lumber Liquidators To Continue Comprehensive Testing Program As Part of a Recall to Test.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – In cooperation with Lumber Liquidators, of Toano, VA, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing that Lumber Liquidators has agreed to not resume sales of laminate wood flooring previously imported from China.

The company also agreed to continue conducting a comprehensive testing program as part of a recall program that affects consumers who purchased Chinese-made laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators during a three-year period.

In homes where the Chinese-made laminate flooring is found to emit elevated levels of formaldehyde, the company will provide any required remediation.

Laminated floors from 1,300 homes tested to date were below remediation guideline level; affected consumers encouraged to request free test kit.

Laminated floors from 1,300 homes tested to date were below remediation guideline level; affected consumers encouraged to request free test kit.

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