Washington, D.C. – A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) highlights the need for continued vigilance in combating child drownings, particularly as many families prepare to spend more time at home this summer to curb the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Child drownings remain the leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 1 to 4 years old.
CPSC’s new data shows that there were, on average, 379 reported pool-or-spa-related fatal drownings per year for 2015 through 2017, involving children younger than 15 years old.
Clarksville, TN – The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so the Clarksville Police Department (CPD) wanted to acquaint residents with information about local fireworks ordinances, state laws and fireworks safety.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Epson is recalling power adapters sold with Epson V-series (V30/V33/V37/V300/V330/V370) scanners.
The recalled adapters are black with a power cord that connects to the scanner and to an electrical outlet.
“EPSON” and internal part code “EADP-16CB B” are printed on the label of the adaptor.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Cautions Consumers Not to Use Inclined Infant Sleep Products
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning parents and caregivers about the dangers of popular inclined sleep products for infants, citing the findings of a new study.
The study is part of a growing body of evidence showing that inclined sleepers with higher angles do not provide a safe sleep environment for infants.
Several inclined sleepers have previously been recalled by the CPSC.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Zippo recalling Ronson Tech Torch Auto Start due to fire hazard.
The torch is a red utility lighter with a black rubber handle, black trigger and metal nozzle. It is packaged with a Ronson butane fuel can.
Ronson is printed on top of the torch and Tech Torch is printed on the base of the product.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Apple is recalling three-prong AC wall plug adapters included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit sold before February 2015.
The kits contain three-prong and two-prong AC wall plug adapters that fit different electrical outlets worldwide. The recalled adapters were made for use primarily in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong and were also sold with Mac computers and iOS devices.
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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that this recall involves the DeWALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. The drills are yellow with black accents and have a power cable connected at one end. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected.
If the drill is marked with an “X” after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected. The model number is located on a label on the right side of the drill. The date code is etched into the body of the drill below the label. Consumers whose drill does not have a date code, or who cannot locate the date code should contact the company.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Walmart is recalling Ozark Trail Camp Axes because the axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves Ozark Trail camp axes. The steel shaft tubular axes measure about 14 inches long from handle to axe head, and weigh about 1.25 lbs. The axes have a black, non-slip rubber grip and claw feature. “Ozark Trail” and model number 60111140 are printed on the product packaging.
Washington, 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.
Clarksville, 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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