Topic: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
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.
Written by Leon Roberts
Nashville, TN – Kris Kringle filed a reindeer flight plan and entered American airspace with an early sleigh ride today to record a holiday safety message with Bobber the Water Safety Dog in Middle Tennessee.
On the shoreline of J. Percy Priest Lake, Santa Claus and “Hap Hazard Elf” joined Bobber the Water Safety Dog to shoot a public service announcement in hopes that people all over the world will make it a priority to be safe at home this Christmas and when recreating at Corps of Engineers recreation areas, hiking trails, and when boating or even walking along the shoreline.
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.
Design Solutions International with Home Depot Recalls Light Fixtures Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Design Solutions International with Home Depot recalls Home Decorators Collection 3-Light and 4-Light Comotti Vanity Fixtures. The light fixture styles have 3 or 4 chrome-colored glass shades with clear acrylic ball strands that surround a halogen light. The wall plate is made of reflective stainless steel.
The light shades can detach and fall, posing laceration and burn hazards.
Washington, 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.
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
Washington, 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.
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports Conair is recalling Cuisinart Food Processors because the riveted blade can crack over time and small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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