Kidde Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled for Alarm Failure

Kidde brand NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled for alarm failure. The recalled alarms have the model number KN-COSM-IB and manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and December 31, 2010. Consumers who have purchased these products should contact…

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After Tonka Truck Bursts Into Flames, Toys R Us Removes Them From Stores

After a Tonka Truck purchased at a Toys R Us store in Washington burst into flames, the company pulled them from store shelves. The Consumer Products Safety Commission is now investigating the incident. Roxsane and Delmond Harden of Bellingham, WA…

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Reports of Seizures Prompt FDA Warning About Homeopathic Teething Tablets, Gels

Attorney Fred Pritzker can be contacted for a free lawsuit evaluation. Find out if you can sue on behalf of your child for seizures from teething tablets or gels. Reports of seizures in infants and toddlers have prompted the U.S.…

CPSC Issues Advisory on Exploding Samsung Washing Machines, Lawsuits Filed

Reports of exploding Samsung washing machines have prompted the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue an advisory. Consumers who have purchased a top-loading Samsung washing machines manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016 should check the company’s website to determine…

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Medtronic Recalls Covidien Shiley Tracheostomy Tubes

Medtronic announced they are voluntarily recalling eight types of Covidien Shiley tracheostomy tubes, over 70,000 products, in the wake of reports that patients had difficulty breathing with the tubes due to an unexpected loss of air pressure. Although the global…

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New Recall Issued for Zimmer Persona Knees

On March 12, 2015, the FDA announced a recall of Zimmer Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate knee implant products. The recall is for all lots and sizes, amounting to more than 11,000 devices. Though the recalled devices were initially portrayed…

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CRE Super Bug Infections at Virginia Mason Medical Center

UPDATE: Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AERs) May Have Contributed to Recent CRE Outbreaks. Duodenoscopes, a specific type of GI-endoscope, have been linked to recent super bug CRE outbreaks across the US, one of the most severe of which occurred at Seattle’s…

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Infections from ERCP Endoscope (Duodenoscope)

At least 4 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles contracted dangerous infections from a specialized endoscope called a duodenoscope. This was used in a procedure called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Patients had the procedures between August of 2014…

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Resistance Trainer Recall Due to Risk of Severe Injury 2015

A recall of SKLZ Recoil 360™ All-Position Resistance Trainers has been issued because a weld on a ring on the resistance trainer’s belt can break during use. If this happens, the flexible cord could quickly and unexpectedly retract, hitting an…

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Felt Bicycle Recall

Felt Bicycles, of Irvine, California, has issued a recall of some Felt Cyclocross bicycles.  According to the company, the frame of the bicycle can break, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer bodily injury. What Felt Bicycles are…

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Why Did Graco Delay Car Seat Recall?

6 Million Graco Car Seats Recalled only after Pressured by NHTSA The buckles on over 6 million Graco care sears are possibly defective. They can stick or become stuck in the latched position, making it difficult or impossible for a…

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Bean Bag Recall: Wrongful Death of 2 Children

Ace Bayou Corporation issued a recall of bean bag chairs after 2 children crawled inside and died.  A 13-year old boy from McKinney, Texas, and a 3-year-old girl from Lexington, Kentucky, both died after suffocating from lack of air and…